The Juneau-Douglas High School girls junior varsity basketball team connected on 20 of 29 free throws to earn a 65-58 triple-overtime victory over host Ketchikan on Saturday.
Kaykay Sanders scored a team-high 21 points for the Crimson Bears. Kristen Dierick added 16 points in the win.
BOYS JUNIOR VARSITY
Juneau-Douglas 82, Ketchikan 67
Three Crimson Bears scored in double figures in Saturday's win over Ketchikan.
Sean Bavard led JDHS with 17 points. He also drained three 3-pointers and hit all six of his free throws.
Eric Gross added 16 points. Shawn Ibesate contributed 10 points, while Alex Fagerstrom chipped in six points in the win.
Geoff Craig, Billy Sarandria and Brian Lauth had five points each. Corey Mahar and Jake Hotch scored four each, Dakotah Smith and Victor Wilson added three each while Nick Martin scored two points for JDHS.
JDHS outscored the Kings 32-13 in the third quarter.
Gunnar Farstad led Ketchikan with 18 points. John Smith had 15 points and Jase Scudero chipped in 10 points in defeat.
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Ketchikan 88, Juneau-Douglas 78 3 OT
Ketchikan outscored Juneau-Douglas 14-4 in the third overtime Friday to seal an emotional win.
Paul Manabat led Kayhi with 21 points, all of which came after halftime. Brian Lindgrin added 16 points, Trent Headley scored 15 points and Erik Pihl contributed 10 points in the win.
Eric Gross led a balanced JDHS attack with 16 points.
Billy Sarandria had 14 points, Sean Bavard scored 12 points while Cody Grussendorf and Jake Hotch tallied nine each for the Crimson Bears.
Also for JDHS, Phillip Derbesy scored seven points, Dakotah Smith had five points, Corey Mahar chipped in four while Geoff Craig and Victor Wilson tallied one point each.
Ketchikan rallied from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter to force overtime.
The score was tied 70-70 after the first OT a 74-74 after two extra sessions.
Yakutat 75, Juneau-Douglas 69
Kyle Dierick knocked down 10 of 15 shots, including five 3-pointers, for 37 points as the defending Class 2A state champions knocked off Juneau-Douglas' junior varsity on Jan. 17.
Jack Klushkan added 13 points, Jay Sin scored 12 points, Shea Jackson had six, Clinton Ivers hit a 3-pointer while Keith Ivers and Lucas Wheeler scored two points each for the Eagles (11-0).
Billy Sarandria led JDHS with 15 points.
Alex DeRocher, Cody Grussendorf and Corey Mahar scored eight points each; Sean Bavard and Geoff Craig had six each; Dakotah Smith and Victor Wilson tallied five each and Brian Lauth scored four in the loss.
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Yakutat 68, Juneau-Douglas 67
Juneau-Douglas nearly rallied all the way back from a 17-point deficit but fell short to host Yakutat on Jan. 16.
Kyle Dierick led the Eagles with 28 points and Jack Klushkan tallied 24 in the win. Jay Sin had eight points, Carl Bogren scored four while Clinton Ivers and Shea Jackson had two each for Yakutat.
Sean Bavard and Geoff Craig led JDHS with 16 points each.
Billy Sarandria added 11 points and Alex Fagerstrom scored nine points for the Crimson Bears.
BOYS C DIVISION
Juneau-Douglas 74, Ketchikan 65 OT
A balanced scoring attack helped Juneau-Douglas overcome Ketchikan in overtime.
Victor Wilson led JDHS with 16 points and hit 7 of 8 free throws in overtime. Cody Grussendorf scored 13 points, Dylan Baker had 12 points and Reese Saviers added 11 in the win.
Alex DeRocher scored seven of his nine points in overtime, knocking down two 3-pointers in overtime. Dominic Holloway had eight points, Jake Monagle scored three and Keath Flint added two for JDHS.
Cory White led Kayhi with 18 points. Keevin Craig had 13 points and John Smith posted 12 points in defeat.
JDHS led 32-27 at halftime before Kayhi rallied to tie the score at 59 to force overtime.
Ketchikan 59, Juneau-Douglas 51
Keevin Craig hit 8 of 10 fourth-quarter free throws to lift Kayhi past JDHS.
David Klein had eight points, Gunnar Farstad posted seven points while John Smith, Rodney Manabat, Brian Lindgrin and Tyler Elliott scored six each in the win.
Cody Grussendorf led JDHS with 17 points while Victor Wilson had 12 points.
Dominic Holloway added six points while Dylan Baker and Alex DeRocher scored five each. Also for JDHS, Keath Flint scored four points while Torey Franzen a Jake Monagle hit one free throw each.