Ketchikan boys edge Soldotna to reach finals

Posted: Sunday, December 19, 2010

The Ketchikan boys basketball team topped Soldotna 51-50 on Friday to move to the championship of the Powerade/Al Howard Tip-Off.

Soldotna trailed 31-20 after the first half and worked its way back into the game.

Chas Allen had 25 points to lead the Kings, while Jesse Lindgren had 12 points.

Evan Withrow had 16 points for Soldotna, while Zach Jackson added 12.

Chugiak 64, Mt. Edgecumbe 55

The Mustangs topped the Braves on Friday to move to the championship game.

Nikiski 44, Kenai 39

The Bulldogs moved into the fifth-sixth place game on Friday by dominating the fourth quarter.

Kenai had a 35-29 lead going into the final eight minutes, but was outscored 15-3 in the final frame

Sam Taylor paced the Bulldogs with 15 points, while Lucas Herrin had 14 and Colton Anderson had 12.

AJ Hull led the Kardinals with nine points.

Grace 48, Homer 47

The Grizzlies edged the Mariners on Friday to advance into the fifth-place game.

Grace had a 39-28 lead heading into the final quarter, but the Mariners came back to make it interesting.

Devon Kennelty paced Homer with 19 points, while Quinn Daugherty had 11.

Grizzlies 48, Mariners 47

Grace 19 9 11 9 --48

Homer 9 9 10 19 --47

GRACE (48) -- Boerger 2 0-0 4, N. Bouman 1 0-1 2, Edwards 4 0-2 10, Vandervalk 5 2-4 14, A. Bouman 3 3-4 10, Markel 4 0-0 8, Thomas 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 19 5-11 48.

HOMER (47) -- Johnson 1 0-0 2, Rivers 0 0-0 0, Rainert 0 0-0 0, Jester 2 2-5 8, Daugherty 4 0-0 11, Day 1 0-2 3, R. Glosser 2 0-0 4, Kennelty 5 8-12 19, M. Glosser 0 0-0 0, Mayer 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 15 10-19 47.

3-point goals -- Grace 5 (Edwards 2, Vandervalk 2, A. Bouman 1); Homer 7 (Daugherty 3, Jester 2, Day 1, Kennelty 1). Team fouls -- Grace 16, Kenai 14. Fouled out -- R. Glosser.

Bulldogs 44, Kardinals 39

Nikiski 13 8 8 15 --44

Kenai 16 11 8 3 --39

NIKISKI (44) -- Anderson 5 1-4 12, Johnson 0 0-0 0, Hartley 0 2-4 2, Herrin 7 0-0 14, Taylor 3 8-10 15, Griffeth 0 0-0 0, Krogseng 0 1-2 1. Totals --15 12-20 44.

KENAI CENTRAL (39) -- Risung 2 0-0 4, Ziehmer 1 0-0 2, Landry 0 0-0 0, Hull 3 3-6 9, Sandahl 0 0-0 0, Reilly 3 0-2 6, S. Spalding 2 0-0 4, Wensley 3 0-0 8, Hayes 3 0-0 6. Totals -- 17 3-8 39.

3-point goals -- Nikiski 2 (Anderson 1, Taylor 1); Kenai 2 (Wensley 2). Team fouls -- Nikiski 9, Kenai 23. Fouled out -- Risung, Reilly, Hayes.

Kings 51, Stars 50

Ketchikan 18 13 11 9 --51

Soldotna 14 6 14 16 --50

KETCHIKAN (51) -- Jones 0 0-0 0, Seludo 0 0-0 0, Williams 1 0-0 3, Day 2 0-0 4, Duley 0 0-0 0, Lindgren 4 4-5 12, Lervick 0 0-0 0, Allen 10 4-6 25, Taylor 3 0-0 7. Totals -- 20 8-11 51.

SOLDOTNA (50) -- Schneider 0 0-0 0, Jackson 5 2-2 12, Carver 1 0-0 3, Bates 0 0-0 0, Skjold 2 0-0 4, Smithwick 2 1-1 7, Withrow 6 0-0 16, Fowler 0 0-0 0, Bosick 4 0-3 8, Barkman 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 20 3-6 50.

3-point goals -- Ketchikan 3 (Williams 1, Allen 1, Taylor 1); Soldotna 7 (Withrow 4, Smithwick 2, Carver 1). Team fouls -- Ketchikan 11, Soldotna 17. Fouled out -- none.



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