Skagway, Tok girls post perfect tourney records

Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2004

The Skagway and Tok girls varsity teams both posted perfect 3-0 records in the Don Hather Tournament held Thursday through Sunday at Skagway High School. The Juneau-Douglas High School JV girls went 0-2 in their only games in the tourney.

The host Panthers and Wolverines didn't play each other during the tourney, delaying their meeting until the Tok Invitational Feb. 26-28 in Tok.

Savannah Ames of Skagway was named the tourney's offensive MVP, while Tok's Annie Morgan was the defensive MVP.

The all-tournament team featured Ames, Cassie Lamphear and Rebecca Cleary of Tok, Kerstin Kimlinger and Jessy Post of Juneau, Cassandra Peters of Hoonah, Ivanca Jones of Haines, Naomi Gladish of Porter Creek and Janna Tait of Vanier Christian. Post won the free-throw shooting contest, while Jones made 12 shots in 60 seconds to win the 3-point shooting event.

In girls tourney games:

• Roach scored 27 points and Lamphear added 24 as Tok beat Haines 63-33, with Jones leading the Glacier Bears with 15 points and Kim Ferrin adding 10;

• the Vanier JV beat the Tok JV 31-13 behind Jessica Rowat's eight points;

• Ames outscored the opposing team, scoring 25 points as Skagway beat the Vanier varsity 42-18;

• Janna Tait recorded 16 points as the Vanier varsity beat the Tok JV 46-26;

• Ames again outscored her opposing team, this time hitting 27 points as Skagway knocked off the Juneau JV 41-18, with Post leading Juneau with five points;

• Ferrin led Haines with 18 points and Jones added 11 as the Glacier Bears edged Porter Creek 44-40, while Gladish led Porter Creek with 18 points;

• Roach scored 17 points and Lamphear added 11 as Tok beat Hoonah 45-29, with Peters and Amber Lampe both scoring eight points for the Braves;

• Porter Creek beat the Tok JV 50-31 behind 27 points from Gladish;

• Lamphear scored 19 points, Cleary had 11 and Roach added 10 as Tok knocked off the Juneau JV 46-36, with Kimlinger scoring 16 points to lead the Crimson Bears;

• Haines beat the Vanier varsity 35-29 as Jones scored nine of her team-high 13 points in the fourth quarter, while Tait had 15 for Vanier;

• Kristi Skaflestad scored 14 points as Hoonah beat Haines 42-35, with Jones leading the Glacier Bears with 15 points;

• and Ames scored 18 points, while Michelle Harris and Candi Ketterman added 10 each as Skagway toppled Hoonah 45-30 in a game that also counted in the Region V-Class 2 standings. Peters led the Braves with 10 points.

In a non-tournament game on Monday, Ames scored 34 points as Skagway beat Hoonah 53-36 in the second game of their two-game Region V-Class 2A series. Lampe led the Braves with 11 points.

Sitka girls go 1-3 on road trip

Kim Dodson scored 17 points and Miranda Whitson added 10 as the Sitka girls held off a fourth-quarter rally to beat the West Valley Wolfpack 50-46 on Thursday to open a four-game, five-day road trip to Fairbanks and Barrow.

The Wolves played two games in Barrow on Friday and Saturday, losing both, but no scores or game details were available.

On Monday, the Monroe Catholic Rams used a 19-5 run in the fourth quarter to break open a close game and take a 61-37 decision over Sitka in Fairbanks. Leah Stepovich, who was playing in her first game since suffering an ankle sprain during Juneau's Capital City Classic, scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Rams, while Melissa Rima had 13 points and Carolyn Berg added 10 for Monroe. No Sitka scoring details were available.

Wrangell, Craig girls split

Laurie Brown scored six of her 13 points in the fourth quarter to help the Wrangell girls claim a 51-48 victory over the Craig Panthers on Saturday in Wrangell, helping the Wolves earn a split of the two-game Region V-Class 3A series. On Friday, Craig beat Wrangell 71-55.

In Saturday's game, Tessa Appleman scored 18 points to lead the Wolves and Laura McCay added 11 points. Stacia Miller scored 17 points, Jill May added 14 and Emily Haydu had 12 to lead Craig, which led 39-38 entering the final quarter.

On Friday, Vanessa James scored 19 of her game-high 27 points in the second half as the Panthers won. Miller added 26 points for Craig, which hit 12 3-pointers as a team for the game. McCay scored 22 points and Brown added 19 for Wrangell, which was outscored 25-12 in the fourth quarter.

Petersburg girls sweep Metlakatla

Britni Birchell scored 16 points as Petersburg edged Metlakatla 38-36 last Friday, then scored 12 to lead the Vikings past the MissChiefs 52-32 on Saturday for a Region V-Class 3A sweep.

Autumn Streuli added 12 points for Petersburg in Friday's game, while Kayleigh Short chipped in 10 for the Vikings on Saturday. Kristy Didrickson and Jodi Boyd scored nine apiece for Metlakatla on Friday, and Didrickson had a game-high 19 points on Saturday.

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