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Ninilchik girls pass Bristol Bay's test

Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2004

The Ninilchik girls high school basketball team held off a stiff challenge from Bristol Bay Tuesday, defeating the visiting Angels 58-54 in a District 3/2A game at Ninilchik.

The Wolverines had a 12-7 lead after the first quarter, but the Angels rallied for 20 points in the second quarter to take a 27-23 halftime lead.

Ninilchik put together a big third quarter, though, outscoring Bristol Bay 23-10 for a 47-37 lead, then held off the Angels' fourth-quarter rally.

Amanda Peterson led the Wolverines with 17 points, including three 3-pointers during the third quarter, and Amanda Matson scored 10 of her 16 points in the third quarter.

Kendra Moerlein had 12 points and Emily Wood netted 10 for Ninilchik.

Tiffany Edwards led Bristol Bay with 19 points while Callie Riddle and Danica Wilson each scored 10.

Bristol Bay boys 64, Ninilchik 44

The Wolverines stayed close to the Angels through three quarters, but Bristol Bay was able to put the game out of reach with a big fourth quarter in a District 3/2A game Tuesday at Ninilchik.

Ninilchik trailed by just eight points, 40-32, entering the final frame, but the Angels outscored the Wolverines 24-12 in the final eight minutes.

Cooper Connor led Ninilchik with 18 points while John Paul Russo netted 13.

Allen Tibbetts paced the Angels with 22 points.

Cook Inlet boys 66, Unalaska 45

The Eagles opened the game with a 14-4 first quarter to defeat the visiting Unalaska Raiders Tuesday in a District 3/2A game at Cook Inlet Academy.

Kyle Nettles led the Eagles with 27 points while Adam Cooper scored 19 and Blake Gabriel netted 10.

Joseph Lekanoff scored 18 for the Raiders.

Unalaska girls 31, Cook Inlet 27

Unalaska took a first-quarter lead and hung on the beat the Eagles in a District 3/2A game at Cook Inlet Academy Tuesday.

Alyse Bell scored 12 and Morgan McConnell netted nine for the Eagles.

Trista Hopkins had 11 and Mariah Robinson scored 10 for Unalaska.

Girls

WOLVERINES 58, ANGELS 54

Bristol Bay 7 20 10 17 54

Ninilchik 12 11 23 12 58

BRISTOL BAY (54) Groat 3 0-0 6, J. West 0 0-0 0, C. West 2 1-1 5, Myers 2 0-0 4, A. Riddle 0 0-0 0, Edwards 9 0-0 19, C. Riddle 3 4-7 10, Wilson 5 0-0 10. Totals 24 5-8 54.

NINILCHIK (58) Peterson 6 2-2 17, Ka. Moerlein 0 0-0 0, Leman 0 0-0 0, Wolford 0 0-0 0, Matson 8 0-0 16, Ke. Moerlein 5 2-4 12, Wood 4 2-3 10, Erickson 0 0-0 0, Dawson 1 1-5 3. Totals 24 7-14 58.

3-point goals Bristol Bay 1 (Edwards), Ninilchik 3 (Peterson 3). Total fouls Bristol Bay 17, Ninilchik 15. Fouled out Ke. Moerlein.

ANGELS 64, WOLVERINES 44

Bristol Bay 14 11 15 24 64

Ninilchik 8 11 13 12 44

BRISTOL BAY (64) Klien 4 0-0 9, A. Angason 6 0-0 14, Lind 3 0-1 6, K. Anderson 0 0-0 0, Tibbetts 9 4-5 22, R. Angason 0 0-0 0, Morrison 5 0-0 11, R. Anderson 0 2-2 2. Totals 27 6-8 54.

NINILCHIK (44) Coleman 1 0-0 2, Kruzick 1 0-0 3, Schollenberg 2 4-4 8, Klapak 0 0-0 0, Cuffe 0 0-0 0, Russo 5 3-7 13, Connor 8 0-0 18. Totals 17 7-11 44.

3-point goals Bristol Bay 4 (A. Angason 2, Klien, Morrison). Total fouls Bristol Bay 11, Ninilchik 15. Fouled out none.

Girls

RAIDERS 31, EAGLES 27

Unalaska 9 10 6 6 31

Cook Inlet 4 11 8 6 27

UNALASKA (31) Lee 1 0-0 2, Robinson 4 1-4 10, Hopkins 4 3-6 11, Nguyen 0 0-0 0, C. Wilt 3 0-0 6, Stull 0 0-0 0, Touza 0 0-1 0, Lacson 1 0-2 2. Totals 13 4-13 31.

COOK INLET ACADEMY (27) Query 0 0-1 0, McConnell 3 3-6 9, Smith 1 0-0 2, Bell 4 4-8 12, Moffis 0 1-2 1, E. Thornton 0 0-0 0, H. Thornton 1 1-2 3. Totals 9 9-19 27.

3-point goals Unalaska 1 (Robinson). Total fouls Unalaska 20, CIA 19. Fouled out Query, Smith, Moffis.

EAGLES 66, RAIDERS 45

Unalaska 4 17 10 14 45

Cook Inlet 14 16 15 21 66

UNALASKA (45) Shaisnikoff 0 0-0 0, Nichols 6 0-0 13, Touza 4 0-0 8, Parades 0 0-0 0, Garcia 1 0-0 3, Delas Llagas 0 1-2 1, Tutiakoff 1 0-0 2, Harris 0 0-0 0, Lekanoff 7 0-2 18. Totals 19 1-4 45.

COOK INLET ACADEMY (66) Franchino 0 0-0 0, Nettles 11 2-2 27, Powers 1 0-0 2, Kytonen 0 0-0 0, Beeson 0 0-0 0, Burger 0 0-0 0, Hall 4 0-0 8, Gabriel 5 0-0 10, Cooper 9 1-1 19. Totals 30 3-3 66.

3-point goals Unalaska 6 (Lekanoff 4, Nichols, Garcia), CIA 3 (Nettles 3). Total fouls Unalaska 10, CIA 11. Fouled out none.



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