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Nikiski girls hold Grace to 9 points

Posted: Sunday, March 04, 2007

The No. 1-ranked Nikiski girls basketball team finished the regular season by defeating host Grace Christian 40-9 on Saturday.

Becca Carlson had 21 points to pace the Bulldogs.

Homer boys 49, Kodiak 47

Taylor Layland capped a 20-point evening with a bucket at the buzzer to give the Mariners a victory over visiting Kodiak on Friday in Northern Lights Conference action.

Homer trailed 15-7 after the opening period but came back to take a 43-36 lead entering the final eight minutes. Curtis Catt had 18 points for Kodiak, while Michael Thomas added 15.

Kodiak boys 47, Homer 36

The visiting Bears received 22 points from Curtis Catt and 13 points from Michael Thomas in picking up a nonconference victory over the Mariners on Friday. For Homer, Michael Fielding had 13 points and Noah McWilliams added 10.

Kodiak girls 55, Homer 51

The host Bears notched a Northern Lights Conference victory over the Mariners on Friday.

Kodiak girls 41, Homer 28

The host Bears played tough defense to pick up a nonconference victory over the Mariners on Saturday.

Cook Inlet Academy girls 46, Nikolaevsk 29

Amie Smithwick and Brooke Forsi had 18 points apiece as the visiting Eagles notched a Peninsula Conference victory over the Warriors on Friday. Cassie Fefelov paced Nikolaevsk with 13 points.

Cook Inlet Academy boys 75, Nikolaevsk 45

The visiting Eagles received 20 points from Scott Litchfield, 19 points from Ryan Doyle and 16 points from John Forsi to claim a Peninsula Conference victory over the Warriors on Friday. Daniel Nestor dumped in 16 points for Nikolaevsk, while Mavrick Kuzmin had 10 points.

Grace Christian girls 56, Seward 21

The host Grizzlies notched a Southcentral Conference victory behind 15 points from Marjie Dupea on Friday. Rubye Foldager had seven points for Seward.

Grace Christian boys 73, Seward 39

The No. 1-ranked Grizzlies received 23 points from Leif Karlberg in defeating the visiting Seahawks in Southcentral Conference action on Friday.

Robert Perea paced Seward with nine points.

Heritage Christian boys 68, Nikiski 25

The host Eagles notched a Southcentral Conference victory over the Bulldogs on Friday.

Corey Smith and Kenny Fagan paced Nikiski by each scoring six points.

Grace Christian boys 76, Nikiski 29

The host Grizzlies received 19 points from Leif Karlberg in topping the Bulldogs in Southcentral Conference action on Saturday. Evan Holloway paced Nikiski with six points.

Friday boys

MARINERS 49, KODIAK 47

Kodiak 15 12 9 11 —47

Homer 7 21 15 6 —49

KODIAK (47) — Fried 0 0-0 0, Catt 7 3-4 18, Cratty 2 1-2 6, Alegado 1 0-0 3, Thomas 7 1-1 15, Merick 0 0-4 0, Sweeney 0 0-0 0, Bryant 0 0-0 0, Strelnicks 2 1-2 5. Totals — 19 6-13 47.

HOMER (49) — Ketelle 0 0-0 0, Edens 1 1-2 4, Leman 1 1-2 4, Tutt 0 2-2 2, Gilbert 1 1-2 3, Treweiler 1 4-4 6, Layland 9 2-2 20, Fielding 2 1-4 5, Williams 2 1-2 5. Totals — 17 13-20 49.

3-point goals — Kodiak 3 (Catt 1, Cratty 1, Alegado 1), Homer 2 (Edens 1, Leman 1). Team fouls — Kodiak 18, Homer 14. Fouled out — none.

EAGLES 75, WARRIORS 45

CIA 17 29 13 16 —75

Nikolaevsk 8 10 11 16 —45

COOK INLET ACADEMY (75) — Litchfield 8 1-2 20, Rowley 2 0-2 4, Forsi 7 1-2 16, Holly 1 0-0 3, Bell 3 0-0 6, Dutcher 1 0-0 3, Munn 2 0-0 4, Doyle 7 3-3 19. Totals — 33 5-9 75.

NIKOLAEVSK (45) — Nestor 6 4-6 16, Ellert 0 0-0 0, Melkomukov 1 0-0 2, J. Yakunin 4 0-0 8, Ivanov 1 0-0 2, Kalugin 0 0-0 0, P. Konovalov 0 0-0 0, V. Yakunin 2 3-4 7, Kuzmin 4 1-3 10, N. Konovalov 0 0-0 0. Totals — 18 8-13 45.

3-point goals — Cook Inlet Academy 8 (Litchfield 3, Doyle 2, Forsi 1, Holly 1, Dutcher 1), Nikolaevsk 1 (Kuzmin 1). Team fouls — CIA 15, Nikolaevsk 14. Fouled out — none.

GRIZZLIES 73, SEAHAWKS 39

Seward 10 11 9 9 —39

Grace 21 17 19 16 —73

SEWARD (39) — Price 4, D. Beck 1, Olsen 8, Perea 9, Harris 5, Long 1, O’Brikis 4, Adelmann 7.

GRACE (73) — Arnold 13, Lo. Karlberg 9, Davis 2, Headdings 2, Le. Karlberg 23, Cotter 4. Edwards 2, Moll 9, Johnson 4, Steck 2, Visster 3.

EAGLES 68, BULLDOGS 25

Nikiski 6 7 7 5 —25

Heritage 22 18 17 11 —68

NIKISKI (25) — Olson 4, Smith 6, Fagan 6, Bennett 2, Cook 2, Holloway 1, Thompson 2, Lofquist 2.

HERITAGE CHRISTIAN (68) — M. Millar 9, J. Millar 8, Cassel 7, Paul 14, Miessener 5, Davis 8, Ridgeway 3, Hanks 14.

Friday girls

EAGLES 46, WARRIORS 29

CIA 14 12 11 9 —46

Nikolaevsk 2 5 7 15 —29

COOK INLET ACADEMY (46) — Hardcastle 2 1-2 5, White 1 0-2 2, Kopp 0 0-0 0, Smithwick 7 3-6 18, Moffis 1 1-4 3, Little 0 0-0 0, Forsi 4 10-15 18. Totals — 15 15-29 46.

NIKOLAEVSK (29) — S. Fefelov 1 0-2 2, Kojin 0 1-4 1, V. Yakunin 1 0-0 2, E. Yakunin 0 1-2 1, An. Gordeev 0 0-0 0 C. Fefelov 6 0-0 13, Al. Gordeev 2 0-0 4, Kalugin 2 2-2 6. Totals — 12 4-10 29.

3-point goals — Cook Inlet Academy 1 (Smithwick 1), Nikolaevsk 1 (C. Fefelov 1). Team fouls — Cook Inlet Academy 9, Nikolaevsk 20. Fouled out — Al. Gordeev, Kalugin.

GRIZZLIES 56, SEAHAWKS 21

Seward 7 5 2 7 —21

Grace 11 18 10 17 —56

SEWARD (21) — D. Foldager 4, Beals 2, Larsen 1, Banic 1, R. Foldager 7, Ennes 1, Buchanan 5.

GRACE CHRISTIAN (56) — Marchuk 2, Dupea 15, Metcalf 8, Peck 8, Johnson 2, Savage 1, Mestos 4, Berg 10, No. 33 6.

Saturday boys

BEARS 47, MARINERS 36

Kodiak 7 7 15 18 —47

Homer 4 15 9 8 —36

KODIAK (47) — Fried 0 0-0 0, Catt 8 6-8 22, Cratty 4 0-0 8, Alegado 0 0-0 0, Norton 0 0-0 0, Diocares 0 0-0 0, Thomas 3 7-7 13, Odell 0 0-0 0, Merick 1 0-0 2, Sweeney 0 0-0 0, Strelnicks 1 0-2 2. Totals — 17 13-17 47.

HOMER (36) — Ketelle 0 0-0 0, Edens 0 0-0 0, Leman 2 0-0 6, Tutt 1 0-0 2, Gilbert 0 0-0 0, Treweiler 0 1-2 1, Layland 2 0-0 4, Fielding 4 5-7 13, McWilliams 1 8-10 10. Totals — 10 14-19 36.

3-point goals — Homer 2 (Leman 2). Team fouls — Kodiak 15, Hmer 17. Fouled out — Fielding, McWilliams.

GRIZZLIES 76, BULLDOGS 29

Nikiski 7 9 6 7 —29

Grace 18 23 19 16 —76

NIKISKI (29) — Olson 5, Smith 3, Wik 4, Fagan 2, Cook 3, Holloway 6, Lofquist 6.

GRACE (76) — Arnold 14, Lo. Karlberg 4, Le. Karlberg 19, Edwards 4, Johnson 4, Steck 15, Visser 16.

Saturday girls

BULLDOGS 40, GRIZZLIES 19

Nikiski 11 11 11 7 —40

Grace 2 4 1 2 —9

NIKISKI (40) — Romans 3, B. Carlson 21, Chadwick 5, H. Thompson 5, Jorgensen 6.

GRACE CHRISTIAN (9) — Marchuck 1, Dupea 2, Savage 1, Mestas 2, Berg 1, Van Horne 2.



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