The Ketchikan High School girls basketball team posted a 3-1 record last weekend in a four-day, four-game road trip to Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley.
The King Salmon (9-2 overall) opened the trip with a 44-37 victory over Wasilla on Wednesday, then beat Dimond 59-41 on Thursday, lost to Colony 57-40 on Friday and needed overtime to beat 53-50 on Saturday.
In Saturdays victory over the Cougars, Ketchikan trailed by 10 points, 26-16, at halftime but rallied to tie the score at 44-44 at the end of regulation. Ketchikan then outscored Service 9-6 in the overtime period to claim the victory.
Cassie White scored 15 points to lead Ketchikan on Saturday, with Kelly Nausid adding 10 points. Marcie Alzheimer scored 15 points to lead Service and Katie Gilbert added eight points.
On Friday, Colony used a 10-3 run in the second quarter to pull away from the Kings. Kelly Quinn led the Knights with 13 points, Cindy Backman added 11, McKenzie Menard chipped in 10 points and the duo of Carly Thaggard and Kristina Klapprich added nine apiece. White led Ketchikan with 13 points and Amanda Kolanko scored 10 points.
In Thursdays victory over Dimond, White again led Ketchikan, this time with 14 points, while the quartet of Nausid, Kolanko, Jonnae Ostrom and Johanna Johnson each had eight points for the Kings. Zee Zee Young scored 14 points to lead the Lynx and Julia Fleming added 11.
On Wednesday, Kolanko scored 15 points to lead Ketchikan and White added 10 points. Tonya James scored 20 points to lead Wasilla, while 6-foot-4 center Brittney Kroon, who is already facing a liver transplant because of a rare liver disorder, added six points despite playing with a broken wrist on her non-shooting hand.
Ketchikan boys 0-4 on road trip
The Ketchikan boys basketball team was winless during its four-day, four-game road trip to Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley last weekend.
The Kings opened the trip with a 66-55 loss to top-ranked East Anchorage on Wednesday, then dropped a 60-42 decision to Dimond on Thursday before heading to Palmer for a pair of losses to Colony, 68-58 on Friday and 56-52 on Saturday.
In Saturdays loss to Colony, Ketchikan fell behind 26-15 at halftime but closed to within four points, 38-34, entering the fourth quarter. Josh Williams led the Knights with 24 points and Jason Christensen added 11. Jesse Richardson scored 18 points to lead Ketchikan, while Kenny Terpsma and Brandon Nicholas both added 10.
On Friday, Williams scored 30 points to lead Colony, which broke a 32-32 halftime tie. Jon Elliott added 15 points for the Knights and Lee Wright chipped in 10. Nicholas led Ketchikan with 23 points, Richardson added 11 and the duo of Richardson and Calin Bjur added 10 points each for the Kings.
In Thursdays game with Dimond, Joe Chirhart scored 20 points to lead the Lynx, Todd Brady added 15 and Kenard Walker scored 14. Richardson led Ketchikan with 15 points and Terpsma added nine.
In Wednesdays game against East Anchorage, Ketchikan led 29-24 at halftime but the Thunderbirds went on a run to take a 53-44 lead entering the fourth quarter. G.J. Macon scored 21 poitnts to lead East, with Ricky Brown adding 15 points and Yannick Evina-Ze scoring 13. Nicholas scored 16 points to lead Ketchikan, Terpsma added 10 and the duo of T.J. Milner and Richardson scored eight points apiece.
Craig boys sweep Haines
Jordan Savage scored 18 points Saturday as the Craig Panthers claimed an 81-42 victory over the Haines Glacier Bears to complete a sweep of a two-game Region V-Class 3A boys basketball series in Haines. Craig also won 77-57 on Friday.
In Saturdays game, Raymond Douville added 14 points for the Panthers, Fred Hamilton scored 13 and Ryan Savage chipped in 11 for Craig. Jimmy Lampkins scored 19 points to lead Haines, which had no other scorer with more than five points.
On Friday, Douville scored 19 points to lead Craig, which trailed 30-29 at halftime. Jordan Savage and Ryan Savage both added 16 points for the Panthers and Craig Carter scored 17. Wes Hoffman scored 15 points to lead Haines, Nik Hura added 10 points and Chris Stigen had nine.
Mount Edgecumbe girls sweep Wrangell
Prema Warren scored 13 points Saturday as the Mount Edgecumbe Braves beat the Wrangell Wolves 46-20 to complete a two-game Region V-3A girls basketball series sweep in Sitka. Mount Edgecumbe also won 69-32 on Friday as Warren scored 15 points.
In Saturdays game, the Braves took a 26-4 halftime lead over the Wolves, who beat Mount Edgecumbe in last years fourth-sixth place game at the Class 3A state basketball tournament. Melanie Beans added 11 points for Mount Edgecumbe and Adrienne Taalak scored nine points. Kaelene Wilson scored 10 points to lead Wrangell and Laura McCay added eight points.
On Friday, Beans added 10 points for Mount Edgecumbe, which had scoring from 10 of its 12 players. Pauline Tutiakoff added nine points for the Braves, Sara Squartsoff scored eight and the duo of Taalak and Meredith Akaren chipped in seven points each. McCay scored 14 points to lead Wrangell and Wilson added nine.
Craig girls sweep Haines
Meggie Haydu led the Craig girls basketball team in scoring both nights as the Panthers claimed a two-game series sweep of the Haines Glacier Bears in Region V-3A action in Craig. Craig won 45-36 and 38-23 on Friday and Saturday.
In the 45-36 victory (both scoresheets had Saturdays date on them), Haydu scored 18 points, Heather Douville added 12 and Jarian Kampnich scored nine for Craig, which led 7-0 after the first quarter and 20-17 at halftime. Lori Sele led Haines with 19 points and Lisa Sele scored 13.
In the 38-23 game, Haydu scored 20 points to lead the Panthers, while Douville added seven and Leilani James scored six points. Amy Gross scored 11 points to lead Haines, which only trailed 22-19 entering the fourth quarter, and Lisa Sele added eight points.
Klawock girls win three
The Class 2A Klawock girls basketball team claimed a 46-36 victory over the Class 3A Haines Glacier Bears in an inter-classification match-up last Thursday in Klawock, then the Chieftains added a pair of Region V-2A victories over Hoonah, 47-35 on Monday and 51-34 on Tuesday.
In last Thursdays game, Jessica Peters scored 21 points to lead Klawock, which also picked up 10 points from Rebecca Duncan. Lisa Sele scored 15 points to lead Haines, Lori Sele added nine and Keeley Falcon scored eight points.
In Mondays game, Peters scored 20 points to lead Klawock and Natalie Wangerin added 14 points. Trissa Barros scored nine points to lead Hoonah and Katie Lee added eight points for the Braves.
On Tuesday, Peters led Klawock with 14 points, Stephanie Weimer added 12 points and Wangerin scored nine. Alice Lee scored 11 points to lead Hoonah and Barros added 10.
Hoonah, Klawock boys split
Shawn Kato-Yates scored 22 points Tuesday as the Klawock boys basketball team beat the Hoonah Braves 50-38 to gain a split of their two-game Region V-Class 2A series in Klawock. On Monday, Hoonah beat the Chieftains 67-46.
In Tuesdays game, Jared Williams added 14 points for Klawock. Jarret Brown scored 16 points to lead Hoonah and Donald Dybdahl added 15. Klawock held Kevin Skeek to just four points one day after he scored 31.
In Mondays game, Skeek led Hoonah with 31 points, Brown added 17 points and Dybdahl scored nine. Kato-Yates scored 20 points to lead Klawock and Dave Ryng added 15.
Hydaburg boys sweep Hoonah
George Peratrovich scored 29 points Saturday as the Hydaburg Warriors held off a late rally by the Hoonah Braves to claim a 71-70 victory and a sweep of their two-game Region V-Class 2A boys basketball series in Hydaburg. On Friday, Hydaburg won 65-55.
Kelley Daniels added 15 points for Hydaburg in Saturdays game, with Vince Edenshaw tossing in 14 for the Warriors. Jarret Brown scored 15 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter to lead Hoonah, which trailed 58-43 entering the final period. Donald Dybdahl added 20 points for the Braves and Kevin Skeek had 14.
On Friday, Peratrovich scored 31 points to lead the Warriors, who also picked up 14 points from Daniels and 11 from David Edenshaw. Ryan Noal scored 16 points to lead Hoonah, with 11 from Skeek and 10 from Dybdahl.
Hoonah girls sweep Hydaburg
Katie Lee scored 25 points Friday to lead the Hoonah Braves to a 65-8 victory over the Hydaburg Warriors in Region V-2A girls basketball action in Hydaburg. Injuries left Hydaburg shorthanded for Saturdays game, so the Warriors forfeited the contest to give Hoonah a sweep of the two-game series.
Besides the 25 points from Katie Lee on Friday, Hoonah also picked up 14 points from Alice Lee and eight from Stacie Skaflestad. Maggie Vasquez scored three points to lead Hydaburg.
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