Cassandra Martin scored 14 points to lead the Kake Thunderbirds to a 41-28 upset victory over the defending Class 2A girls state champion Klawock Chieftains Tuesday night in Kake.
Robin Knudsen added 13 points for the T-Birds and Danielle Knudsen scored 10 as Kake (3-1 overall, 3-1 Region V-Class 2A) gained a split of its two-game series with Klawock. The Chieftains (6-3, 4-2), who were tied for fifth place in the small schools division (Class 1A-2A) of the Alaska Media High School Basketball Poll, were led by Molly Sharp and Jessica Peters with nine points each.
On Monday, Rachael Smith scored 14 points and Peters added 12 as Klawock claimed a 47-40 victory. Robin Knudsen led Kake with 15 points.
Kake boys sweep Klawock
Ben Kondro scored 14 points as the Kake Thunderbird boys beat Klawock 75-39 Tuesday to complete a two-game sweep of the Chieftains in Kake.
Anthony Dolan added 13 points, Bradley Williams had 10 and Paul Demmert nine for the top-ranked Thunderbirds (7-0 overall, 6-0 Region V-Class 2A). Darren Clark scored 12 points to lead Klawock (2-5, 0-4), while Lawrence Armour added 11.
On Monday, Dolan scored 26 points, all in the first half, as Kake claimed an 89-43 victory over the Chieftains. Kondro added 15 points, Joshua Hawk scored 13 and Kyle Anderson had 10 for the Thunderbirds. Clark scored 14 points, all in the first half, to lead Klawock with Armour adding 11.
Wrangell, Metlakatla boys split
Led by 27 points from Anthony Gogart, the Metlakatla Chiefs handed the Wrangell Wolves their first loss of the season Saturday, 81-61, to earn a split of their two-game series in Metlakatla.
Amos Hudson and Chevy Hayward both scored 16 points for Metlakatla (4-7 overall, 3-3 Region V-Class 3A). Wrangell, which had been the top Class 3A team and ranked seventh in the large schools division (Class 3A-4A) of the Alaska Media High School Basketball Poll, was led by Cody Angerman's 19 points. Brad Angerman scored 14 points and Graham Gablehouse added 13 for the Wolves (9-1, 5-1).
On Friday, Cody Angerman scored 20 points and Brad Angerman added 19 as Wrangell held off a late Metlakatla rally for a 62-57 victory. Apollo Marsden and Hudson both scored 13 points for the Chiefs, who trailed 43-27 at halftime, while Hayward and Gogart added 11 each.
Metlakatla, Wrangell girls split
Ashley Hayward scored 11 of her game-high 23 points in the fourth quarter as the Metlakatla Miss Chiefs claimed a 48-45 victory over the Wrangell Wolves Saturday to gain a split of their two-game Region V-Class 3A series in Wrangell.
Darcel Williams added 15 points for Metlakatla (6-5 overall, 5-1 region), with all her scoring coming in the second half as the Miss Chiefs rallied from a 29-10 halftime deficit. Kaelene Wilson scored 16 points to lead Wrangell (6-4, 3-3), while Lizzy Romane added eight.
On Friday, Wrangell claimed a 65-50 victory as Romane scored 18 points, Letitia Churchill added 17 and Jennifer Davies added 12. Danielle Williams, who didn't play Saturday, scored 21 points to lead Metlakatla, with Darcel Williams adding 10 and Hayward nine.
Mount Edgecumbe, Craig boys split
Eric Alstrom scored 27 points Saturday as the Mount Edgecumbe Braves held off the Craig Panthers for an 82-81 victory, helping the Braves pick up their first victory of the season as they gained a split of their two-game Region V-Class 3A series at Mount Edgecumbe High School in Sitka.
Sheldon Dock added 18 points for the Braves, which included three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and four for the game. Ray Melovidov chipped in 12 points for Mount Edgecumbe (1-7 overall, 1-3 region), and Frank Nicolai added 11. Craig Carter scored 23 points to lead Craig (2-6, 2-6), while Raymond Douville added 20 and Greg Westfall scored 19.
On Friday, Carter scored 25 points as Craig claimed an 89-80 victory. Westfall added 20 points for the Panthers, with Douville chipping in 17 and Thomas Mills adding 10. Alstrom scored 24 points to lead Mount Edgecumbe, while Dock had 15 and J.J. Sevier scored 11.
Coaches and school officials from the Region V small schools should fax their boxscores, or leading scorers and game highlights, to 586-3028 so their games can be included in the Southeast Prep Basketball Roundup. All boxscores should be received by Monday to be included in that week's roundup.