SE Roundup: Long-distance shooting propels Yakutat boys past Skagway in Class 2A action

Ivers drains seven 3-pointers in win

Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Keith Ivers knocked down seven 3-pointers for Yakutat in the top-ranked Eagles' 90-38 win over Skagway in Class 2A boys basketball Saturday.

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Jay Sin had 18 points, Stephen Adams scored 17 and Kyle Dierick chipped in 13 points in the win.

Clinton Ivers tallied seven points, Jack Klushkan and Shea Jackson contributed five points each and Aaron Hensley scored two points in the win.

Jake Henricksen led Skagway with 11 points, and Mickey Wilson scored 10 points. Makeah Twitchell and Nate Herbig scored five points each, Tom Kirko had four points and Josh Cotton hit a 3-pointer in defeat.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Yakutat 72, Skagway 34

Yakutat raced out to a 46-18 halftime lead and breezed past Skagway on Friday.

Kyle Dierick led the Eagles with 18 points. Jack Klushkan tallied 17 points, and Jay Sin and Stephen Adams scored 13 points each. Clinton Ivers had seven points, Keith Ivers hit a 3-pointer and Shea Jackson drained free throw for Yakutat.

For Skagway, Mickey Wilson led his team with nine points.

Josh Cotton scored eight points, Jake Cotton had five, Tom Kirko and Lachlan Dennis posted four each while Jake Henricksen and Makeah Twitchell tallied two points each in the loss.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Yakutat 63, Skagway 8

Three girls scored in double figures as Yakutat routed Skagway Saturday.

Esther Esbenshade scored 15 points, Heidi Esbenshade added 14 points and Sharnel Vale contributed 12 points for the Eagles.

Rose Fraker had nine points, Katrina Fraker tallied six, Justyne Wheeler posted four and Sylvia Schumacher drained a 3-pointer in the win.

Paige Hahn led Skagway with five points, while Sierra Moran scored two points and C.C. Hahn hit a free throw.

Yakutat 56, Skagway 25

Yakutat rushed to a 25-9 halftime lead Friday and coasted past Skagway.

The Eagles' Heidi Esbenshade led all scorers with 17 points while Sharnel Vale chipped in 13 points and Rose Fraker scored 11.

Justyne Wheeler had six points, Esther Esbenshade chipped in three points while Katrina Fraker, Cherise Ryman and Sylvia Schumacher scored two points each in the win.

For Skagway, Paige Hahn had 12 points, Gen Wiley scored eight points, Emmy Herbig tallied three points and Sierra Moran hit a field goal in defeat.



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