Mount Edgecumbe sweeps Petersburg

Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2002

The Mount Edgecumbe High School boys basketball team remained unbeaten in Region V-Class 3A play this season after claiming a sweep of a two-game series with the Petersburg Vikings in Petersburg this weekend.

The Braves won Friday's game 54-36, then beat Petersburg 67-53 on Saturday to complete the sweep.

In Friday's game, Chris Boskofsky and Matt Mercier both scored 15 points to lead Mount Edgecumbe, while Peter Jorgensen added 12 points.

Aaron Severson scored 14 points to lead Petersburg, while Danny Montcomery had eight points and Joe Moran added seven.

On Saturday, Boskofsky led Mount Edgecumbe with 25 points. Jorgensen added 14 points, Peter Anderson scored 13 and Mercier chipped in 12 for the Braves, who improved to 6-2 overall and 6-0 in region.

Severson scored 17 points to lead Petersburg, while Kyle Skinner added 13 points and Montgomery had 10 for the Vikings (5-6 overall and 1-5 in region).

In other Region V-Class 3A boys action last weekend, undefeated Wrangell swept a pair of games from Metlakatla and Craig swept a pair of games from winless Haines. Scores and highlights were not available from those games.

In Region V-3A girls action, the Mount Edgecumbe girls swept a pair of games from Metlakatla and Craig won a single game over Haines with the second game in that series being canceled due to bad weather. Wrangell and Metlakatla were scheduled to play on Monday and Tuesday, delayed because both teams had athletes competing in the Academic Decathlon, but scores weren't available from those games.

Klawock boys upset Haines

David Ryno scored 24 points on Thursday as the Class 2A Klawock Chieftains claimed a 57-49 victory over the Class 3A Haines Glacier Bears in Klawock.

Dallas Kato added 10 points for Klawock, which had four of its regulars not play in Thursday's game. Curtis Demmert scored eight points and Chris Schnur added six for the Chieftains.

Matt Blood scored 19 points to lead Haines, while Kenta Talcano, Chad Stigen and Turell Horton each added six points.

Klawock, Skagway boys split

Tyson Ames scored 16 points on Friday as the Skagway Panthers claimed the first game of a Region V-Class 2A boys basketball series against the Klawock Chieftains in Klawock. On Saturday, Klawock gained a split of the series with a 53-40 victory.

In Friday's game, Skagway also picked up 14 points from Kyle Ellis and 13 from Jerod Moore as the Panthers outscored Klawock 17-6 in the fourth quarter to break open a game that had been a 41-41 tie. Shawn Kato-Yates scored 19 points to lead Klawock, while David Ryno added 14.

On Saturday, Kato-Yates scored 14 points to lead the Chieftains and Ryno added 11, while Dallas Kato and Harry Jackson both chipped in eight. Ellis scored 13 points to lead Skagway, while Moore and Ames both chipped in eight.

Hydaburg boys sweep Hoonah

George Peratrovich scored 32 points on Tuesday, Jan. 15, to lead the Hydaburg Warriors to a 106-44 Region V-Class 2A boys basketball victory over the Hoonah Braves, completing a two-game sweep in Hoonah. On Monday, Jan. 14, Hydaburg beat Hoonah 90-36 as Darren Edenshaw scored 30 points.

In Tuesday's game, Darren Edenshaw added 21 points, Vinny Edenshaw scored 19 and Delbert Peratrovich score 10 for the Warriors. Jarrett Brown scored 18 points to lead Hoonah and Dustin Bowen added nine.

On Monday, George Peratrovich scored 26 points for Hydaburg, while Brown led Hoonah with 19 points.

Yakutat boys sweep Angoon

Led by 16 points from Martin Sensmeier on Monday, Jan. 14, the Yakutat Eagles claimed a 74-54 Region V-Class 2A boys basketball victory over the Angoon Eagles in Yakutat. On Tuesday, Jan. 15, Yakutat completed the sweep of the series with an 86-49 victory over Angoon.

In Monday's game, Jake Endicott added 14 points for Yakutat and Bailey Johnson had 11 points as 10 of the 11 Yakutat players scored points. Stephen Johnson scored 34 points to lead Angoon, while Collin Riley added eight.

On Tuesday, Derek James scored 25 points to lead Yakutat, while Skye Endicott added 18 points, Bailey Johnson had 13 and Jake Endicott added 12. Loren Sands and Stuart Jack both scored 14 points to lead Angoon, while Stephen Johnson had 13 points.

Kake, Angoon boys sweep Thorne Bay

The Kake Thunderbirds claimed a two-game sweep of a Region V-Class 2A boys basketball series with Thorne Bay in Kake on Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 15-16. Kake won the Tuesday game 74-28 and the T-Birds won the Wednesday game 72-35.

The Angoon Eagles also swept a two-game sweep of a Region V-2A boys basketball series with Thorne Bay in Angoon on Thursday and Friday. Angoon won 108-49 on Thursday and won 106-33 on Friday. Individual scores were not available from either series.

Skagway girls sweep Klawock

Savannah Ames scored four of her game-high 32 points in overtime as the Skagway Panthers claimed a sweep of a two-game Region V-Class 2A girls basketball series with a 54-50 victory Saturday over the Klawock Chieftains in Klawock. On Friday, Skagway won 53-50.

In Saturday's game, Ames made 16 of 20 free throws to offset a 4-for-25 performance from the line by her teammates. Ashley Law added 12 points for Skagway, which trailed 43-33 entering the fourth quarter. Kaleigh Ryno scored 16 points to lead Klawock, while Natalie Wangerin and Emily Nelson both scored 10 points for the Chieftains, who only made 3-of-21 free throws.

On Friday, Ames had 21 points, Law scored 19 points and Desiree Boswell added 11 for the Panthers. Wangerin scored 11 points to lead Klawock and Sharon Webb added 10.

Hoonah girls sweep Hydaburg

Branda Skaflestad scored 10 points and Andria Skaflestad added seven as the Hoonah Braves claimed a 32-20 Region V-Class 2A girls basketball victory over the Hydaburg Warriors on Monday, Jan. 14, in Hoonah. On Tuesday, Jan. 15, Stacie Skaflestad scored 13 points and Katie Lee added eight as Hoonah completed the sweep of the series with a 48-28 victory.

In Monday's game, Destiny Bell scored 10 points to lead Hydaburg. On Tuesday, Bell scored 21 points to lead the Warriors.

Yakutat girls sweep Angoon

Samantha Johnson hit five 3-pointers and scored 29 points on Tuesday, Jan. 15, as the Yakutat Eagles beat the Angoon Eagles 53-30 to complete the sweep of a two-game Region V-Class 2A girls basketball series in Yakutat. On Monday, Jan. 14, Yakutat edged Angoon 41-35.

In Tuesday's game, Sheena Nelson added 14 points for Yakutat. Amber Jamestown scored 16 points to lead Angoon, which also had nine points from Tiffany George.

On Monday, Nelson and Samantha Johnson both scored 10 points to lead Yakutat, which also picked up eight points each from Stephanie Johnson and Jacquoi James. Jamestown scored 12 points to lead Angoon, which also had Angela Kearns scored 10 points and Carmen Estrada eight.

The Juneau Empire's Southeast Hoops Roundup is a weekly feature that rounds up the region's high school basketball results and usually runs on Wednesdays. Coaches should fax all of their boxscores to 1-907-586-3028 by Monday afternoon so standings can be updated each week, and they can also e-mail the information to cbingham@juneauempire.com (please no text attachments).



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