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Short-handed Wrangell bounces back to beat Petersburg girls

Kayhi boys improve to 4-2 in conference play with sweep of Sitka

Posted: Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Dressing only five players and playing without star sophomore Michelle Villarma, Southeast Conference-leading Wrangell secured a series sweep of Petersburg on Saturday with a 35-32 win in Class 3A girls basketball.

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Villarma injured her ankle on Friday and was unable to play.

Courtney McCay posted 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Wolves (11-4). Britany Lindley had eight points and seven boards, Dawson Fairbanks scored six points and Asia White had four points in the win.

For the Vikings, Callie Bell scored a team-high 11 points. Chelsea Berg had seven points, Tess Abbott and Ariel Norheim scored four points each, Camie Pederson hit a 3-pointer, Morgan Falter scored two points and Emily Baldwin drained a free throw in the loss.

CLASS 3A GIRLS

Wrangell 39, Petersburg 34

Wrangell's Michelle Villarma scored 17 points and had five steals before turning her ankle and leaving the game with about five minutes left in Friday's win over Petersburg.

Courtney McCay had 12 points and eight rebounds, Devyn Moody scored six points, Dawson Fairbanks added two points and nine boards and Britany Lindley tallied two points for the Wolves.

Callie Bell kept the Vikings close with a team-high 11 points, including three 3-pointers.

Camie Pederson had eight points, Chelsea Berg scored seven points, Tess Abbott tallied five points, Ariel Norheim scored two points and Emily Baldwin made a free throw for Petersburg.

CLASS 2A GIRLS

Skagway 32, Kake 31

Sierra Moran scored a game-high 19 points and hit two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to lift Skagway past Kake on Friday.

Paige Hahn scored eight points and C.C. Hahn contributed five points in the win.

Shaunte Sternod led the Thunderbirds with 13 points. Nicole Wooton scored eight points, Lynette Aceveda had six points and Shannon James had four points in defeat.

Kake 35, Skagway 30 OT

Shaunte Sternod scored four of her 12 points in overtime to lead Kake past Skagway on Thursday.

Lynette Aceveda tallied 10 points, Nicole Wooton added nine points and Shannon James scored four points, all in the fourth quarter, for the Thunderbirds.

Sierra Moran and Paige Hahn led Skagway with 12 points each and C.C. Hahn tallied six points in defeat.

CLASS 2A BOYS

Kake 100, Skagway 31

Lance Doake scored all 20 of his points in the second quarter as Kake handled Skagway on Friday.

Travis Aceveda had 26 points, Dylan Lee 16, Jesse Willis scored 12, Adam Dolan had nine, Jordan Lee added eight, Dean Cavanaugh seven and Trevor Rostad two for the T-Birds.

Jake Henrickson scored 11 points and Thomas Etue tallied 10 points for Skagway.

Kake 70, Skagway 20

Kake exploded to a 43-9 halftime lead in a Thursday victory over Skagway.

Dean Cavanaugh scored a game-high 15 points in the win. He was one of five Thunderbirds to score in double figures.

Trevor Rostad added 13 points, Dylan Lee tallied 11 points while Adam Dolan and Travis Aceveda scored 10 points each in the win. Lance Doake had nine points and Jesse Willis contributed a field goal for Kake.

Josh Cotton led Skagway with nine points. Makiah Twitchell and Thomas Etue scored four points each, Mickey Wilson had three points and Jacob Cotton tallied two points in defeat.

CLASS 4A BOYS

Ketchikan 80, Sitka 61

Ketchikan went a perfect 7 for 7 from beyond the 3-point arc Saturday to secure a season sweep of Sitka on Saturday.

Damon Bell-Holter scored 31 points and knocked down two 3-pointers to lead the Kings, who improved to 4-2 in Southeast Conference play.

Matt Boyd had 19 points, Jase Scudero scored 10 points, Lee Yonker had seven points and Paul Manabat contributed five points in the win. Trevor Norton tallied four points while Gunnar Farstad and D.J. Gibson chipped in two points each.

Bryn Calhoun led the Wolves with 25 points with five 3-pointers.

Ryan Peters scored 10 points, Jarred Rivera tallied seven points, Matt Rule scored six points while Elmer Diaz and Jeremy Espeleta contributed four points each.

Ketchikan 70, Sitka 49

Ketchikan's Damon Bell-Holter tallied 31 points in Friday's win over Sitka.

Eric Bezenek scored 14 points, Paula Manabat added seven points while Jase Scudero and Trevor Norton tallied six points each for the Kings.

Matt Boyd scored four points and D.J. Gibson added two in the win.

Ryan Peters led Sitka with 18 points while Bryn Calhoun scored all 12 of his points in the first quarter.

Kory Hansen had nine points, Eric Matheson had four points while Jarred Rivera, Elmer Diaz and Ross Venneberg chipped in two points each.

• Coaches are encouraged to fax their results to 586-3028 or e-mail them to sports@juneauempire.com for publication in next week's Southeast Alaska roundup.



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