Yakutat girls split with Juneau JV

Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2008

The Yakutat girls basketball team split a pair of game with the Juneau-Douglas High School junior varsity on Monday and Tuesday.

On Tuesday, the Eagles upended JDHS 51-42.

Rose Fraker poured in 18 points and Sharnel Vale scored 12 points for the defending Class 2A state champions. Esther Esbenshade scored eight points, Justyne Wheeler had four points, Ellen Esbenshade hit a 3-pointer and Katrina Fraker had two points in the win.

For JDHS, Karli Brakes scored a team-high 10 points while Kristin Dierick had nine points. Annette Highley had eight points, Sarah Tarver scored five points while Emily Johnson and Taylor Larson had four points each in defeat. Jessica Pons-Hardy had two points in the loss.

On Monday, Juneau-Douglas got 10 points each from Tarver and Larson in a 45-36 win over Yakutat.

Brakes had eight points, Dierick scored seven points, Highley chipped in four points, while Olivia Henderson, Pons-Hardy and Hannah Swofford scored two points in the win.

For Yakutat, Katrina Fraker and Esther Esbenshade had eight points each while Vale, Wheeler and Rose Fraker scored six points each. Heidi Esbenshade added two points for the Eagles.

CLASS 2A BOYS

Angoon 67, Hoonah 64

Hoonah outscored Angoon 30-16 in the fourth quarter Friday but couldn't complete the comeback as the Eagles held on for a series sweep.

John Croasmun poured in 24 points and Nathan See had 16 points in the win. William Silva added seven points, Kendrick Demmert had six points, Michael Croasmun scored five points and Bernard Jack had two points for Angoon.

Angoon 43, Hoonah 40

Angoon held off a late charge from Hoonah to win Thursday.

John Croasmun scored 13 points, Nathan See had seven points and Michael Howard added six points in the win. William Silva scored nine points and Edward Jack had two points for Angoon.

Kris Geise scored nine points to pace Hoonah. Wilbur Lindoff added seven points, George Fishar had six points and Greggory White had four points for the Braves.

CLASS 2A GIRLS

Hoonah 39, Angoon 38

Hoonah's Treana White scored 12 points as Hoonah knocked off Angoon on Friday.

Jordan Sheakley scored seven points, Gina Norris had six points, while Janelle Pyers and Kristen Johanson tallied five points each.

For Angoon, Donella Frank scored 10 points, all in the third quarter, while Shiann Braley and Roxann Braley scored seven points each. Vivian Croasmun and Maggie Joseph added two points each in defeat.

Hoonah 36, Angoon 27

Hoonah outscored Angoon 25-11 in the second half for a Thursday win.

Hoonah's Jordan Sheakley scored all six of her points in the fourth quarter while Treana White had a game-high 12 points. Brooke Lampe added seven points, Gina Norris had four points and Janelle Pyers hit a free throw for the Braves.

Roxann Braley led Angoon with eight points while Donella Frank had seven points. Vivian Croasmun and Shiann Braley had five points each in defeat.

CLASS 3A GIRLS

Wrangell 43, Haines 39

Michelle Villarma scored 12 of her game-high 16 points in the second half as Wrangell upended Haines on Sunday.

With the scored tied 37-37, the Wolves outscored Haines 6-2 in the final 31 seconds to win.

Courtney McCay had 10 points, Britany Lindley scored nine points and Devyn Moody had eight points for Wrangell.

Carlee Heinmiller scored 12 points to lead Haines while Fran Daly and Teslyn Visscher scored eight points each. Sam Clay tallied six points and Christine Hansen scored five points for the Glacier Bears.

Haines 50, Wrangell 40

Haines rallied from a three-point halftime deficit to down Wrangell on Saturday.

Christine Hansen poured in 20 points to propel the Glacier Bears. Stoli Lende, Fran Daly, Teslyn Visscher and Carlee Heinmiller scored six points each, Abbey Jones had four points and J.J. Lende scored two points for Haines.

Wrangell's Michelle Villarma scored a team-high 14 points while Courtney McCay added 12 points. Britany Lindley tallied five points, Janell Petersen scored four points, Shelby Rushmore and Dawson Fairbanks scored two points each and Devyn Moody hit a free throw in defeat.

• The Juneau Empire sports department encourages coaches to call, fax or e-mail results for publication in the Southeast Basketball Roundup.

Contact sports editor Tim Nichols at 523-2228 or sports@juneauempire.com. Coaches can fax results to 586-3028.



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