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Peninsula Clarion - High School Sports

Posted: Friday, December 14, 2007

Homer to host ski meet

Homer will host the "Last Chance" Nordic Ski Meet on Saturday at the hayfields at Lookout Mountain. The boys varsity will be at 11 a.m., the girls varsity will be at 11:30 a.m. and the junior varsity will follow. The format will be a 6-kilometer skate race.

Teams expected to race are Grace Christian, Homer, Kenai Central, Nikiski, Palmer, Seward, Soldotna, Skyview, Cook Inlet Academy, Colony, Valdez, Wasilla and Susitna Valley.

Homer falls to Monroe Catholic

Scoring just five points in the opening quarter, the Mariners fell to Monroe Catholic, 56-50, on Thursday in the opening round of the 2007 Grace Christian Classic.

Behind 13 points from Colten Tutt and 10 points from Corey Sutherland, Homer clawed its way back, trailing by just eight at half and six after three quarters. But the Mariners couldn't complete the comeback.

Kevin Rima paced Monroe Catholic with 18 points, Michael Stepovich added 14 and Cosmo Fantazzi chipped in 11.

The Mariners will take on Unalaska today before playing Grace Christian on Saturday.

RAMS 56, MARINERS 50

Monroe 13 19 10 14 56

Homer 5 19 12 14 50

MONROE (56) Bowder 0 0-0 0, Holmes 0 0-0 0, C. Stepovich 2 0-0 4, Rima 6 6-6 18, M. Stepovich 6 2-5 14, Buralin 4 1-2 9, Fantazzi 3 5-7 11, Gilbertson 0 0-0 0. Totals 21 14-20 56.

HOMER (50) Gilbert 2 0-1 5, Rose 1 0-0 3, Griner 0 0-0 0, Sutherland 4 1-3 10, Tutt 5 3-3 13, DeVaney 2 2-2 6, Cortez 1 1-2 3, Wolford 0 0-0 0, Horadovsky 1 0-0 3, Pate 3 1-2 7. Totals 19 8-13 50.

3-point goals Homer 4 (Gilbert, Rose, Sutherland, Horadovsky). Team fouls Monroe Catholic 15, Homer 20. Fouled out Gilbert.



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