2017 Gold Medal Basketball Tournament Opens

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AK Caches/James Gang's Levi Hotch shoots between Filcom's Steve Wall, left, and Christian Carpeneti during their C bracket game at the Lions Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Filcom won 59-51.

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AK Caches/James Gang's Jim Carson, right, strips the ball from Filcom's Ronan Tagsip during their C bracket game at the Lions Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Filcom won 59-51.

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Filcom's Franz Kugelmann passes after stealing the ball from AK Caches/James Gang's Sean Smith during their C bracket game at the Lions Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Filcom won 59-51.

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Filcom's Christian Carpeneti shoot over AK Caches/James Gang's Sean Joslyn during their C bracket game at the Lions Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Filcom won 59-51.

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Filcom's Steve Wall, center, drives between AK Caches/James Gang's Russ Stevens, left, and Sean Smith during their C bracket game at the Lions Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Filcom won 59-51.

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AK Caches/James Gang's Doug Drazkowski, left, attempts a steal on Filcom's Christian Carpeneti during their C bracket game at the Lions Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Filcom won 59-51.

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AK Caches/James Gang's Billy Ehlers, bottom, dives for a loose ball against Filcom's Franz Kugelmann during their C bracket game at the Lions Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Filcom won 59-51.

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Filcom's Michael Lim, right, attempts a steal on AK Caches/James Gang's Jim Carson during their C bracket game at the Lions Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Filcom won 59-51.

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Angoon's JJ Jack-Nixon, left, makes off with a loose ball in front of teammate John Croasmun Jr., center, and Kake's Tracy Jackson in the B bracket on the first day of the Lion's Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Kake won 86-73.

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Angoon's JJ Jack-Nixon goes to the basket against Kake's Shea Jackson, right, in the B bracket on the first day of the Lion's Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Kake won 86-73.

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Angoon's Stephen Johnson shoots against Kake's Tim Demmert in the B bracket on the first day of the Lion's Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Kake won 86-73.

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Kake's Lance Doake, right, competes against Angoon's JJ Jack-Nixon for a loose ball in the B bracket on the first day of the Lion's Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Kake won 86-73.

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Angoon's Dustin Endicott shoots against Kake's Shwan Jackson, center, and Lance Doake in the B bracket on the first day of the Lion's Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Kake won 86-73.

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Kake's Shwan Jackson, left, and Deion Jackson pressure Angoon's Dustin Endicott in the B bracket on the first day of the Lion's Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Kake won 86-73.

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Kake's Deion Jackson, right, knocks the ball away from Angoon's JJ Jack-Nixon in the B bracket on the first day of the Lion's Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Kake won 86-73.

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Angoon's JJ Jack-Nixon, left, out rebounds Kake's Dean Cavanaugh in the B bracket on the first day of the Lion's Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Kake won 86-73.

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Angoon's Bailey Johnson shoots between Kake's Shea Jackson, left, and Deion Jackson in the B bracket on the first day of the Lion's Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Kake won 86-73.

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Kake's Shea Jackson shoots over Angoon's Michael Howard in the B bracket on the first day of the Lion's Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Kake won 86-73.

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Filcom's Franz Kugelmann, bottom, and AK Caches/James Gang's Levi Hotch dive for a loose ball during their C bracket game at the Lions Club's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Filcom won 59-51.

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The 2017 Gold Medal Basketball Tournament opened on Sunday, March 19.

Photos by Michael Penn | Juneau Empire

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