The Wrangell High School boys basketball team remained unbeaten this season after the Wolves swept two Region V-Class 3A games from Mount Edgecumbe over the weekend. Wrangell won 83-52 on Friday and 63-49 on Saturday, with both games at Mount Edgecumbe in Sitka.
The two victories solidified Wrangell's hold on the top spot in the Region V-Class 3A standings, since the Braves were the only other unbeaten team in league play entering the weekend.
"All I can say is Wrangell is pretty impressive," said Mount Edgecumbe coach Archie Young, who graduated from Wrangell in 1992. "When they are on, they are great. When they are off, they are still pretty good."
In Friday's game, Wrangell picked up 24 points from Brad Angerman. Cole Appleman hit six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points for the Wolves, while Brent Stokes added 18 points and had four 3-pointers. Wrangell made 14 3-pointers in Friday's game.
Chris Boskofsky hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points to lead Mount Edgecumbe, which had nine 3-pointers as a team. George Beans scored nine points for the Braves.
In Saturday's game, Appleman scored 31 points and had six 3-pointers to lead the Wolves. Angerman scored 23 points, including an 11-for-13 performance from the free-throw line.
Boskofsky scored 18 points to lead Mount Edgecumbe, while Peter Anderson added 13 points.
Petersburg boys sweep Haines
All 11 Petersburg players scored and eight players had at least seven points as the Vikings claimed an 80-40 victory over the Haines Glacier Bears on Friday in a Region V-Class 3A boys game in Haines. On Saturday, Petersburg completed the series sweep with a 57-46 victory.
Joey Boggs scored 12 points to lead Petersburg's balanced attack in Friday's game, with Bryson Brunette and Jeb Phillips both adding 10 points. Tyrell Horton scored 11 points to lead Haines, while Chad Stigen added nine points.
On Saturday, Kyle Skinner led Petersburg with 16 points and the pair of Dan Montgomery and Aaron Severson scored 12 points apiece. Matt Blood scored 18 points to lead Haines and Stigen added nine.
Craig boys sweep Metlakatla
Raymond Douville scored 10 of his game-high 26 points in the fourth quarter Friday as the Craig Panthers held off a late rally by the Metlakatla Chiefs to claim a 64-62 victory in Region V-Class 3A boys action in Craig. The Panthers also won Saturday's game, but no score was available.
Besides the 26 points from Douville, Craig picked up 16 points from Fred Hamilton and 12 from Ryan Savage in Friday's victory. Chevy Hayward and Apollo Marsden both scored 14 points to lead Metlakatla.
Mount Edgecumbe girls sweep Wrangell
The Mount Edgecumbe girls basketball team remained undefeated in Region V-Class 3A play with a sweep of a two-game series against the Wrangell Wolves last weekend in Wrangell. The Braves beat Wrangell 43-33 on Friday and 59-40 on Saturday.
In Friday's game, Ella Morris and Melanie Beans both scored 11 points to lead Mount Edgecumbe, while Prema Warren added 10 points. Laura McCay scored 11 points to lead Wrangell.
On Saturday, Morris scored 20 points and Warren added 15 to lead the Braves. McCay led Wrangell with 13 points and McKenzie Byrd added 10 points.
Wrangell, Metlakatla girls split
The Wrangell girls claimed their first Region V-Class 3A victory of the season with a 40-30 victory over the Metlakatla Misschiefs on Jan. 21, but Metlakatla gained a split of the series with a 40-33 victory on Jan. 22 in Wrangell. The games were delayed past the Jan. 18-19 weekend because both teams had several players involved in the Academic Decathlon competition.
In Monday's game, Laura McCay led Wrangell with 19 points while Sally King scored 10 points to lead Metlakatla.
On Tuesday, Jodi Byrd scored 11 points while King and Danann Blandov both added 10 points to lead the Misschiefs. McKenzie Byrd and Adrienne McLaughlin both scored 11 points to lead Wrangell.
Juneau JV girls sweep Yakutat
The Juneau-Douglas High School junior varsity girls claimed a pair of victories over the Yakutat Eagles over the weekend in Yakutat. The Juneau JV beat Yakutat 41-33 on Friday and 46-23 on Saturday. In boys action, the Juneau C team and the Yakutat JV split two games but scores weren't available.
In Friday's game, the Crimson Bears were led by Mary Rehfeld's 10 points, while Nicole Lupro and Ashley Larson added nine points each. Samantha Johnson scored 17 points to lead Yakutat.
On Saturday, Larson scored 15 points to lead the Juneau JV, which also picked up eight points from Alida Bus. Samantha Johnson scored 11 points to lead Yakutat, while Stephanie Johnson added eight points.
Hydaburg boys sweep Skagway
The Hydaburg boys basketball team remained unbeaten in Region V-Class 2A action with a pair of victories over the Skagway Panthers early last week in Hydaburg. The Warriors beat Skagway 71-56 on Jan. 21 and won again 68-60 on Jan. 22.
In Monday's game, Darren Edenshaw led Hydaburg with 27 points while George Peratrovich added 19 points and Vince Edenshaw had 17. Tyson Ames scored 16 points to lead Skagway, which also had 14 from Stan Bush and 12 from Kyle Ellis.
On Tuesday, Peratrovich scored 22 points as Hydaburg rallied from a 48-47 fourth-quarter deficit. Darren Edenshaw added 15 points, David Edenshaw scored 12 points and Vince Edenshaw added 10 for the Warriors. Bush scored 26 points to lead Skagway and Ellis added 11.
Hoonah, Kake boys split
Kyle Anderson scored 30 points and Shane Padgett added 23 as the Kake boys basketball team knocked off the Hoonah Braves 86-61 on Friday. On Saturday, Jarrett Brown scored 20 points as Hoonah earned a split of the series with a 63-58 victory over Kake in Hoonah.
Hoonah, Kake girls split
Danielle Knudsen scored 36 points on Friday as the Kake girls basketball team claimed a 61-50 victory over the Hoonah Braves in Hoonah. On Saturday, Stacie Skaflestad scored 16 points and Trissa Barros added 14 as Hoonah claimed a 51-47 victory, despite Kake's getting 33 points from Knudsen.
Skagway boys sweep Thorne Bay
Jerod Moore scored 25 points and Russell Bush added 21 as the Skagway Panthers claimed a 110-30 victory over winless Thorne Bay Wolverines on Wednesday in Thorne Bay. Donny Gray scored 15 points to lead Thorne Bay. On Thursday, Skagway completed the sweep of the two-game series with a 111-40 victory, but no individual scoring was available.
Klawock boys sweep Thorne Bay
David Ryno scored 23 points Friday as the Klawock Chieftains claimed an 83-38 victory over the Thorne Bay Wolverines in Region V-Class 2A boys action in Thorne Bay. On Saturday, Ryno scored 29 points as Klawock beat Thorne Bay 90-41. Donny Gray scored 14 points to lead Thorne Bay in Friday's game, while Matt Howell had 16 on Saturday to lead the Wolverines.
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