Sports Digest

Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007

Mary Rehfeld earns conference honors

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PUEBLO, COLO. - Mary Rehfeld, former Juneau-Douglas High School basketball player and a sophomore at Colorado State University at Pueblo, earned All-West Division honors on Tuesday.

Rehfeld was named to the all-division team of the NCAA Division II Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The forward averaged 12.7 points and 4.6 rebounds per game for the ThunderWolves.

On Wednesday, the second-seeded ThunderWolves defeated seventh-seeded Fort Lewis College 68-59 in the first round of the RMAC tournament. Rehfeld had 11 points and four rebounds in the win. CSU-Pueblo will take on Metro State on Saturday in the semifinal.

The CSU-Pueblo women's basketball team won the RMAC West Division on Saturday after defeating the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls 78-59. The ThunderWolves finished the regular season 16-9 with a 14-5 conference record.

Park Myers bowls a perfect game

JUNEAU - Park Myers of Juneau bowled a perfect 300 game on Feb. 14 at the Juneau Bowling Center.

Myers, who works at Alaskan Brewing Co., competes in the Wednesday Men's League.

He bowled a 300, 232, and 215 for the 747 series on Feb. 14.

Central Valley Conference lauds Lexi Garvey

JUNEAU - Lexi Garvey, a 2006 Juneau-Douglas High School graduate, was named to the All-Central Valley Conference women's basketball second team on last week.

Garvey, a freshman guard for Taft College in Taft, Calif., averaged 14.8 points during the season. She also had a high game of 24 points.

Taft ended its season 6-21. The team competes in the Central Valley Conference, a collection of California-based junior colleges.

Franklin, Fujioka win Cabin Fever tourney

JUNEAU - Beatrice Franklin and Sarajean Fujioka won the women's tournament last weekend at the Cabin Fever Doubles Tournament at the JRC/The Alaska Club. The tournament, which ran from Thursday to Sunday, raised funds for the Juneau Tennis Association's youth programs.

In the women's bracket, Alyson Campbell and Laurel Messerschmidt took second place.

In the men's A/B tournament, Brett Kovach and Kurt Smith defeated Fred Tolbert and Tom Listberger 6-2, 6-4.

The team of Sandro Lane and Vini Lata won the men's open division while Garold Larue and Pete Bergin placed second.

In the mixed A/B division, Sue Kraft and Richard Stokes defeated Ginger Blaisdel and Art Dee with scores of 6-4 and 7-5.

Mimi Walker and Garold Larue won the mixed open division after beating Annie Kincheloe and Lewis Brooks 6-2, 6-1.

JDIA teams prepare for state tourneys

JUNEAU - The Juneau Douglas Ice Association youth hockey program will have four teams competing in state tournaments this month.

The JDIA squirts, ages 9-10, will play in the Alaska State Squirt Tier IV Championships in Soldotna on March 23-26.

Two Juneau pee wee squads, ages 11-12, also will be traveling north to compete. One team will be in Anchorage from March 23-26 for the Alaska State Pee Wee Tier III Championships while the other will participate in the Alaska State Pee Wee Tier IV Championships in Fairbanks from March 16-19.

The Juneau Capitals, the JDIA's bantam team for players ages 13-14, will compete at home in the Alaska State Bantam Tier IV Championships on March 9-12 at Treadwell Arena.

Alaska hockey is played in a four-tier system. Tiers I and II are for the most competitive teams while Tiers III and IV are for teams playing in recreational, or house, leagues.

More than 210 hockey players participated in the JDIA second season of existence. Teams traveled to tournaments in Whitehorse, Haines Junction and Teslin - all in Yukon Territories - earlier this season.

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