Nikiski boys pull away from Houston in second half

Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2002

The visiting Nikiski boys basketball team overcame a three-point deficit at halftime for a 63-50 District 3/3A victory Friday over Houston.

David Holloway paced Nikiski with 18 points while shooting 5-of-8 from 3-point range. Also for Nikiski, Ryan Bowlin dumped in 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting, while Jeremiah Taylor pitched in with 12. Josh Reilly led Nikiski with 10 rebounds.

For Houston, Peter Clemens and Jesse Webb had 13 points apiece, while DJ Sandidge added 11.

BULLDOGS 63, HAWKS 50

Nikiski 11 12 24 16 --63

Houston 16 10 18 6 --50

NIKISKI (63) -- Reilly 3 3-9 9, Crumpacker 1 0-0 2, J. Gerke 2 4-8 8, K. Gerke 0 0-0 0, Taylor 4 3-3 12, Holloway 5 3-3 18, Bowlin 5 4-6 14, Hitchcock 0 0-0 0, Jorgensen 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 20 16-29 63.

HOUSTON (50) -- Webb 6 1-1 13, Haragan 0 0-0 0, Smith 1 0-0 2, Sandidge 4 3-6 11, Clemens 4 4-6 13, Webb 2 0-0 5, Shurtleff 3 0-1 6. Totals -- 20 8-14 50.

3-point goals -- Nikiski 6 (Holloway 5, Taylor 1); Houston 2 (Webb 1, Clemens 1). Total fouls -- Nikiski 16, Houston 24. Fouled out -- Clemens.

Nikiski girls 50, Houston 18

A dominant defensive effort pushed the visiting Bulldogs past the Hawks Friday night.

Nikiski held the Hawks to 21.6 percent shooting from the floor and forced Houston into 20 turnovers.

Karen Rabung had 15 points and 12 rebounds for Nikiski, while Sally Glaze added 15 points and a team-high six assists and five steals.

BULLDOGS 50, HAWKS 18

Nikiski 12 16 11 11 --50

Houston 2 5 6 5 --18

NIKISKI (50) -- Floyd 3 1-3 7, Gillaspie 0 0-0 0, Weaver 2 0-0 4, Lofstedt 2 0-0 6, Ellis 0 0-0 0, Rabung 6 3-5 15, Carr 1 0-0 3, Glaze 7 0-0 15, Gladden 0 0-0 0, Coveyou 0 0-0 0. Totals 21 4-8 50.

HOUSTON (18) -- Nicoll 0 0-0 0, Lapham 1 1-2 3, Aldeman 2 0-0 4, Loeffler 0 0-2 0, Bullock 0 0-0 0, Chase 0 1-2 1, Pudwell 1 0-2 2, Jurica 0 0-0 0, Harvey 2 0-2 4, Vial 2 0-0 4.

3-point goals -- Nikiski 4 (Lofstedt 2, Carr 1, Glaze 1); Houston 0. Total fouls -- Nikiski 16, Houston 15. Fouled out -- Rabung, Nicoll.

Wasilla boys 87, Skyview 42

The visiting Warriors, ranked fourth in the state at Class 4A, raced to a 27-7 lead after the first quarter on the way to posting a Region III/4A victory Friday.

Josh Rowell paced Skyview with 12 points.

WARRIORS 87, PANTHERS 42

Wasilla 27 22 17 21 --87

Skyview 7 16 6 13 --42

WASILLA (87) -- Scherman 4 0-0 9, McCaul 2 0-0 5, Roth 0 2-2 2, Shorey 0 0-0 0, Faeo 2 2-4 6, Webb 4 2-2 10, Chappell 9 1-1 22, Furman 0 0-0 0, Collins 0 0-0 0, Schafer 3 1-3 7, Heibel 2 4-7 8, Schafer 7 4-5 18. Totals -- 33 16-24 87.

SKYVIEW (42) -- McGarry 2 2-4 6, Shields 1 0-0 2, Travers 3 0-0 6, Matarrese 0 0-0 0, Malmquist 1 0-0 2, Lewis 0 0-2 0, Geller 2 0-0 6, St. Clair 0 0-0 0, Kosydar 0 2-4 2, Cooper 1 4-5 6, Rowell 4 2-5 12. Totals --14 10-18 42.

3-points goals -- Wasilla 5 (Chappell 3, McCaul 1, Scherman 1); Skyview 2 (Geller 2). Total fouls -- Wasilla 20, Skyview 22. Fouled out -- Lewis.

Wasilla girls 73, Skyview 28

The Warriors leapt ahead of Skyview more than two-fold in the first quarter of Friday night's game 19-8. And they never looked back.

Leading Panther point-gainers were Amanda Fay with 10 points and Jenny Carpenter with 6.

WARRIORS 73, PANTHERS 28

Skyview 8 8 2 10 -- 28

Wasilla 19 14 26 14 -- 73

SKYVIEW (28) -- Verba 0 0-0 0, Beever 0 1-2 1, Faigle 1 0-0 2, Gephardt 0 0-0 0, Colvin 2 0-0 4, Carpenter 3 0-0 6, Fay 5 0-0 10, Dalebout 0 0-0 0, Creel 0 0-0 0, Garrant 0 0-0 0. Totals 13 2-4 28.

WASILLA (73) -- James 4 3-4 13, Thompkins 2 1-2 5, Schirack 6 1-1 14, Cronk 7 0-0 19, Lund 0 0-0 0, Hayes 2 0-0 5, Egger 1 0-2 2, Kroon5 3-6 13, Mayse 1 0-2 2. Totals 28 8-17 73.

3-point goals -- Wasilla 9 (James 2, Schirack1, Cronk 5, Hayes 1). Total fouls -- Skyview 16, Wasilla 9. Fouled out -- none.

Anchorage Christian Schools boys 71, Homer 42

Todd Alder scored 16 points in the first quarter as the visiting Lions jumped out to a 22-3 lead after the first quarter Friday in nonconference action.

Alder ended up with a game-high 29 points, while Zach Madren added 11 points and Bobby Dunbar had 10.

Steven Stead paced Homer with 12 points.

LIONS 71, MARINERS 42

ACS 22 18 15 16 --71

Homer 3 13 11 15 --42

ACS (71) -- Comins 0 0-0 0, Madren 5 0-0 11, Alder 12 3-3 29, Hegge 0 0-0 0, Scantlin 2 0-2 4, Bailey 1 4-6 6, Dunbar 4 2-5 10, Gogain 1 0-0 3, Giroux 1 0-0 2, Homas 2 0-0 4, Burrell 1 0-0 2. Totals -- 29 9-16 71.

HOMER (42) -- Kuhns 0 2-2 2, Mahan 1 0-0 3, Todd 2 1-1 5, Luebbert 2 0-0 6, Drake 2 0-0 5, Stead 4 4-4 12, Crum 3 3-4 9, Isenhour 0 0-0 0, Peterson 0 0-0 0, Hunting 0 0-0 0, Turner 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 14 10-11 42.

3-point goals -- ACS 4 (Alder 2, Madren 1, Gogain 1); Homer 4 (Luebbert 2, Drake 1, Mahan 1). Total fouls -- ACS 14, Homer 11. Fouled out -- Stead.

Homer girls 38, Anchorage Christian Schools 35

The host Lady Mariners prevailed down the stretch in a tight nonconference game Friday night.

Sophomore Channing Setterquist paced a balanced Homer attack with 12 points.

MARINERS 38, LIONS 35

ACS 8 8 8 11 --35

Homer 9 11 9 9 --38

ACS (35) -- Peterson 3 0-0 6, Fischetti 0 1-2 1, L. Rathmann 1 0-0 2, K. Rathmann 2 0-0 5, A. Rathmann 5 0-0 10, Gaylard 2 2-2 6, Hart 2 1-2 5, Anker 0 0-1 0. Totals -- 15 4-6 35.

HOMER (38) -- Eller 1 0-0 2, Crandall 2 0-0 4, Thompson 4 0-1 8, Sinnhuber 0 0-0 0, Cousins 0 1-2 1, Morawitz 1 0-2 2, Lowney 4 1-3 9, Setterquist 4 4-9 12. Totals -- 16 6-17 38.

3-point goals -- ACS 1 (K. Rathmann 1); Homer 0. Total fouls -- ACS 17, Homer 14. Fouled out -- none.

Seward boys 61, Susitna Valley 43

The visiting Seahawks dominated the second half for a District 3/3A victory Friday.

Seward trailed 25-24 at halftime, but outscored the Rams 37-18 over the final 16 minutes.

Seward's Jake Boulden had 23 points to lead all scorers, while Victor Miller added 16 and Bart Elhard had 10.

SEAHAWKS 61, RAMS 43

Seward 12 12 19 18 --61

Su Valley 8 17 12 6 --43

SEWARD (61) -- Miller 5 3-7 16, Elhard 5 0-0 10, Swiderski 1 1-3 3, Clemens 2 2-10 7, Jones 0 0-0 0, Boulden 9 5-9 23, Rininger 0 0-0 0, Price 0 0-0 0, Davis 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 21 11-29 61.

SU VALLEY (43) -- Steadman 6 1-4 13, Bee 0 0-0 0, B. McNulty 0 0-0 0, Birdsall 0 1-2 1, Olson 5 2-2 15, M. McNulty 4 4-10 12, Moritz 0 0-0 0, Mannix 1 0-0 2. Totals -- 16 8-18 43.

3-point goals -- Seward 4 (Miller 3, Clemens 1); Su Valley 3 (Olson 3). Total fouls -- Seward 19, Su Valley 24. Fouled out -- Jones, M. McNulty.

Seward girls 56, Susitna Valley 21

All 15 players scored for the visiting Seahawks as they chalked up a District 3/3A victory over the Rams Friday.

Ann Linville had nine points to lead Seward, which held Su Valley to four points in the first half.

SEAHAWKS 56, RAMS 21

Seward 14 21 4 17 --56

Su Valley 2 2 5 12 --21

SEWARD (56) -- Gaule 1 0-0 2, Gillespie 1 0-0 3, Boulden 1 0-0 2, Ganser 2 0-0 4, J. Regis 1 2-2 4, K. Regis 2 0-0 4, Banse 4 0-0 8, Bardarson 1 3-4 5, Steinbrecher 0 2-7 2, Loomis 1 0-2 2, Hetrick 1 2-2 4, DeRuwe 1 0-0 3, Linville 4 1-3 9, Seigel 1 0-0 2, Dieckgraeff 1 0-1 2. Totals 22 10-21 56.

SU VALLEY (21) -- McNulty 1 4-4 6, Pilch 0 0-2 0, Bills 1 1-2 3, Rauchenstein 0 0-0 0, Odden 1 0-1 2, Runyon 0 0-0 0, Clark 1 2-3 4, Olner 0 0-0 0, Hamrick 0 0-0 0, Marsh 1 0-0 2, Fitzgerald 1 1-6 4. Totals -- 6 8-18 21.

3-point goals -- Seward 1 (Gillespie 1); Su Valley 1 (Fitzgerald 1). Total fouls -- Seward 16, Su Valley 14. Fouled out -- Clark.



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