Petersburg girls maintain perfect record

Vikings sweep two from Haines

Posted: Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Emily Moran scored 24 points as the undefeated Petersburg Vikings held off the host Haines Glacier Bears 63-57 on Saturday to complete a sweep of their Southeast Conference-Class 3A girls basketball series last weekend.

On Friday, Gillian Severson scored 17 points to lead the Vikings to a 52-37 win over the Glacier Bears.

On Saturday, Callie Bell chipped in nine points for the Vikings (7-0 overall, 4-0 SE). Drew Fossman scored 18 points to lead the Glacier Bears (1-7 overall and SE), while Ivanca Jones added 15 points - including four 3-pointers - and Kim Ferrin scored 14 for Haines.

Bell added nine points for Petersburg in Friday's win, as the Vikings broke open a close game in the fourth quarter. Fossman scored 15 points and Jones added nine for Haines.

In junior varsity action, the Vikings also claimed a sweep as Petersburg won 36-33 on Friday and 46-38 on Saturday.

Ruby McMahon scored 10 points to lead Petersburg in Friday's game, while Lauren Susort added seven. J.J. Lende scored 16 points to lead the Glacier Bears.

On Saturday, Susort scored eight of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and McMahon had seven of her 13 in the final period as the Vikings broke open what had been a one-point game at the end of the third quarter. Christine Hansen scored 12 points to lead Haines, which trailed 28-27 entering the fourth quarter.

Wrangell girls sweep Metlakatla

Tessa Appleman scored 20 points on Saturday to lead the Wrangell girls to a 52-27 victory over visiting Metlakatla for a sweep of their Southeast-Class 3A series. On Friday, Appleman scored 19 points as the Wolves beat the MissChiefs 48-14.

Courtney McCay added 11 points for Wrangell (4-2 overall, 4-2 SE) on Saturday as the Wolves took a 28-10 lead at halftime. Hannah Henderson and Brandi Patterson scored seven points apiece for Metlakatla (1-5 overall, 0-2 SE).

On Friday, McCay scored 12 points as the Wolves led 22-4 at halftime. Henderson led the MissChiefs with five points.

Mount Edgecumbe girls sweep Craig

Skeeter Atoruk scored 15 points on Saturday to lead the undefeated Mount Edgecumbe girls to 62-33 win over visiting Craig for a sweep of the Southeast-Class 3A series. On Friday, Jennifer Evan scored 18 points to lead the Braves over the Panthers 61-44.

Evan added 11 points on Saturday as Mount Edgecumbe (6-0 overall, 4-0 SE) built a 33-16 halftime lead and had 11 players score in the game. Jill May led Craig (1-5 overall, 1-3 SE) with 17 points, and Liz Thomsen added eight.

On Friday, Atoruk added 10 points and Ellie Jackson scored eight for Mount Edgecumbe, which took a 34-17 halftime edge. Thomsen scored 13 points and May chipped in 12 points for Craig.

Skagway girls sweep Hoonah

Candi Ketterman scored 21 points on Friday to lead the Skagway girls to a 68-23 win over host Hoonah. On Saturday, Savannah Ames scored 11 points to lead the undefeated Panthers over the Braves 32-25 for a sweep of the Southeast-Class 2A series.

Ames added 14 points on Friday as Skagway (7-0 overall, 4-0 SE) took a 43-13 lead at halftime. Cassandra Peters scored 14 points for Hoonah (5-2 overall, 2-2 SE), which apparently had to play a portion of the game short-handed as two of its six listed players fouled out.

On Saturday, Michelle Harris added 10 points for Skagway in a game that was tied 12-all at halftime. Peters scored 11 points and Amber Lampe added seven for Hoonah.

There were some discrepancies on the scoresheets, so the scoring totals may be a few points off.

Kake girls sweep Klawock

Raeanne Mills scored 12 points an Savannah Jackson added 11 - including three 3-pointers - as the Kake girls beat host Klawock 52-36 on Thursday for a sweep of their Southeast-Class 2A series last week.

On Wednesday, Lynette Acevada scored 14 points and Megan Gregory added 10 as the Thunderbirds defeated the Chieftains 36-27.

Kake (3-3 overall, 3-3 SE) led by just a point - 22-21 - at halftime on Thursday, but pulled away with an 18-2 run in the third quarter. Sharon Webb scored a game-high 20 points - including four 3-pointers - and Marcie Grant added 12 points for Klawock (0-2 overall and SE).

On Wednesday, Kake led 23-18 at halftime, then went on a 9-3 run in the third quarter. Janelle Macaset scored eight points and Grant added seven for Klawock.

Hydaburg, Kake girls split

Mary Cline scored 14 points - six in the fourth quarter - as the hosts Hydaburg girls held off a Kake rally Saturday for a 34-33 win and a split of their Southeast-Class 2A series. On Friday, Megan Gregory scored 23 points as Kake beat Hydaburg 42-35.

Hydaburg trailed 14-12 at halftime on Saturday before going on an 11-6 run in the third quarter to take the lead, and the Warriors pulled out the victory. Marita Tolson added six points for Hydaburg (2-7 overall, 1-5 SE), while Lynette Acevada led Kake with 10 points.

On Friday, the Thunderbirds took a 26-13 lead at halftime on their way to the win. Savannah Jackson added 11 points for Kake, while Stasha Guthrie scored 12 points and Cline added nine to lead Hydaburg.

Angoon girls sweep Sitka C

Samantha Williams scored 26 points last Thursday as the host Angoon girls beat the Sitka C team 60-19. On Friday, Sunnie Duncan and Jessica Williams scored nine points apiece as the Eagles beat the Wolves 32-19 in a much closer contest.

Duncan added 21 points on Thursday for Angoon (2-4 overall, 0-4 SE), which was playing its first games of the season after having to forfeit several games because there were not enough eligible players. Ruthanne Laksike scored nine points for the Sitka C team.

On Friday, Samantha Williams added eight points for the Eagles, while Alicia Jack scored seven points to lead the Wolves.

Yakutat girls go 0-3 in Cordova

The Yakutat girls held even with five-time defending Class 2A state champion Ninilchik for three-and-a-half quarters last Thursday, but the Wolverines took advantage of some turnovers to build a slight lead and hang on for a 37-28 win to open the Cordova Tip-Off Tournament. Ninilchik eventually won the tournament title.

Class 2A Yakutat (8-4 overall, 6-0 SE) stayed close with Class 3A Cordova before falling 38-31 on Friday in another tight defensive battle. On Saturday, the Class 4A Dimond junior varsity rolled past Yakutat 48-29.

Jacquoi James and Hannah Esbenshade were Yakutat's scoring leaders for the tournament, but no exact point totals were available.

• The Juneau Empire's weekly Southeast Hoops Roundup feature is compiled by Charles Bingham and Andrew Krueger from results sent to the Empire by school athletic directors and team coaches, along with regional media reports. Scoresheets and/or game highlights should be faxed to 1-907-586-3028 (attention sports) or e-mailed to sports@juneauempire.com by noon on Monday so this feature and region standings can be compiled. For more information, call the Empire sports desk at 1-907-586-3740.



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