The Craig High School Lady Panthers moved into Saturday’s fourth-place 3A girls’ game with a 45-43 win over the Seward Seahawks on Friday at the state basketball championships.
Melissa Castle led Craig with 17 points, Katie Dinon added 10 points and six rebounds, Maggie Dinon scored five and pulled down five boards, Jeneata Johnson had five points, Paisley Wortman and Marie Yates four apiece. Craig went 12-for-16 at the free throw line including a perfect 7-for-7 in the fourth quarter. Seward’s Tessa Adelman had 12 points, Meg Berry 11, Chelsey Clarke-Dick eight, Ashley VonBortsel, Catie Zweifel, and Jessica Stallings four each.
The Lady Panthers will face Barrow at 9 a.m. Saturday at the university of Alaska Anchorage.
Sitka boys top Grace Christian 57-51
The Sitka Wolves move on to Saturday’s 3A boys’ fourth-place game at UAA with a 57-51 win over Grace Christian.
Mik Potrzuski led the Wolves with 17 points and 13 rebounds, Bae Widmier scored 14, Devan Rominie 11, Brian Way five, Jon De La Cruz four with seven assists, Kyle Dasalla and Shad Puletau two apiece, and Oscar Barragan one. Grace was led by Hans Karlberg’s 22 points, Nik Bouman added 13, Bradley Boerger and Joe McGlaughlin five apiece, Luke Offord three, Kyle Markel two and Josh Thomas one.
The Wolves will play Barrow at 10:40 a.m. Saturday at UAA.