Tyson Ames and Ray Hosford combined for 21 points in the fourth quarter as the Skagway boys basketball defeated the Northway Warriors 68-63 in the Tok Round-Robin Tournament Saturday. The victory gave the Panthers a perfect 3-0 record and the title of the tournament.
Mitchell Snyder led Skagway with 25 points, but fouled out early in the fourth quarter before Ames and Hosford took over. Hosford scored 11 of his 20 points and Ames 10 of his 14 in the final period, helping the Panthers overcome a 45-39 deficit entering the fourth quarter.
Willy Adam scored 25 points and Billy Sam added 23 for Northway, which won the Class 2A state title two years ago. Marvin Torres chipped in 13 points for the Warriors.
Skagway, unranked entering the tournament, upset No. 7 Fort Yukon 70-48 Thursday in the first round. Snyder scored 21 points to lead four Skagway players in double figures. Hosford added 17 points, Thomas Cochran scored 12 and Orion Caposey chipped in 10 for the Panthers. Anthony Shewfelt scored 25 points to lead Fort Yukon.
On Friday, Skagway needed another fourth-quarter rally to claim a 63-51 victory over Matanuska Christian School. Skagway trailed 42-38 entering the fourth quarter, but Snyder scored 13 of his game-high 35 points in the final period to lead the Panthers' comeback. Ames added nine points for Skagway. Dixon Holland scored 13 points to lead Matanuska Christian and Dom Stumdello added 11.
The Skagway girls didn't fare as well at the tournament, posting an 0-3 record. The Panthers fell 50-34 to Fort Yukon, lost to top-ranked Ninilchik 73-21 and fell to Valley Christian School 65-45 in their three games. No individual scoring totals were available.
Yakutat girls sweep Angoon
Jasmine James and Samantha Johnson scored 13 points each to lead five players in double figures as the Yakutat girls basketball team claimed a 65-46 victory in Angoon Friday. On Saturday, Yakutat completed a sweep of the Region V-Class 2A series by posting a 54-31 victory.
Rebecca Widdows added 12 points for Yakutat on Friday while Stephanie Johnson and Sheena Nelson chipped in 10 apiece. Marcie Kookesh scored 12 points to lead Angoon, while Melinda Joseph and Evette Jamestown each had 11.
On Saturday, James scored 13 points and Stephanie Johnson added 11 to lead Yakutat, which also picked up nine points each from Widdows and Samantha Johnson. Amber Jamestown and Evette Jamestown both scored eight points to lead Angoon.
Angoon boys sweep Yakutat
In Angoon, Lester Pitka scored 20 points Friday to lead the Angoon boys past Yakutat 67-46 in a battle between two teams that share the nickname Eagles. On Saturday, Angoon completed the two-game sweep with a 76-47 victory.
In Friday's game, Walter Kookesh added 13 points for Angoon and Mike Pitka added 10. Jake Endicott scored 14 points to lead Yakutat, with Derek James adding 10 points.
On Saturday, Kookesh scored 20 points and Lester Pitka added 19 to lead Angoon, with Jason Frank chipping in 12 points and Travis Woodbury tossing in 10. Endicott led Yakutat with 12 points; Martin Sensmeier added 11 and Anthony Schmidt 10.
Kake boys sweep Hoonah
Anthony Dolan totaled 62 points in two games as the Kake boys swept Hoonah Thursday and Friday in Kake. Dolan scored 36 points on Friday as Kake won 103-63, and 26 points in Kake's 79-61 victory on Thursday.
In Thursday's game, Joshua Hawk scored 18 points for the T-Birds, while Ben Kondro added 13 points and Kevin Martin scored 12 for Kake. Donald Dybdahl and David Martin scored 10 points each to lead Hoonah.
On Friday, Dolan scored 24 of his 36 points in the third quarter as Kake blew the game open with a 38-11 run. Kondro added 22 points and Hawk scored 19 for Kake. Dybdahl scored 19 points to lead Hoonah, while Johan Hinchman added 14 points.
Kake girls sweep Hoonah
The Kake girls basketball team had to sweat out a late rally with only four players left on the court, but still managed to claim a 44-36 victory over the Hoonah Braves Friday in Hoonah. The victory completed a sweep of the two-game series, following a 46-28 victory by the Thunderbirds on Thursday.
In Friday's game, Kake led 35-14 entering the final period. But Danielle Knudsen fouled out after scoring nine points, leaving Kake's five-person roster with only four players. Robin Knudsen scored 19 points to lead the T-Birds. Trissa Barros scored 15 points to lead Hoonah and Alice Lee chipped in 11.
On Thursday, Danielle Knudsen scored 21 points and Robin Knudsen added 15 points to lead the T-Birds. Raina Skaflestad scored 10 points to lead the Braves.
Klawock boys split with Hydaburg
In Klawock, Darren Clark scored 33 points Saturday as the Klawock Chieftains claimed an 84-60 victory over the Hydaburg Warriors. The victory gave the Chieftains a split of the two-game series; Hydaburg won 64-60 in Hydaburg on Friday.
On Saturday, twins Ryan and Bryan Wangerin combined to score 43 points for Klawock, with Ryan scoring 22 and Bryan 21. Billy Lockhart led Hydaburg with 20 points, while Jamell Thomas scored 19, Darren Edenshaw had 11 and Alva Peratrovich added 10.
No individual scoring totals were available from Friday's game in Hydaburg.
Klawock girls sweep Hydaburg
Jessica Peters scored 14 points and Molly Sharp added 11 Saturday as the Klawock girls beat Hydaburg 48-26 in Klawock. No score was available for Friday's Klawock victory in Hydaburg that completed the sweep.
Miranda Adams scored 14 points to lead Hydaburg in Saturday's game.
Craig girls sweep Metlakatla
Maggie Haydu scored 10 of her 12 points in the fourth quarter as the Craig girls basketball team rallied from six points down to claim a 60-56 victory over the Metlakatla Miss Chiefs Friday in Craig. On Saturday, Craig completed the two-game sweep with a 50-40 victory.
Polly Hamilton scored 18 points and Heather Douville added 14 to lead the Panthers in Friday's victory. Darcel Williams scored 23 points to lead Metlakatla, which held a 41-35 lead entering the fourth quarter. Ashley Hayward added 13 points and Danann Brandon scored 10 for Metlakatla.
On Saturday, Emily Altland scored 15 points to lead Craig, which had just one victory all season before this weekend. Hamilton added 11 points and Haydu scored 10 for the Panthers. Williams scored nine points to lead Metlakatla.
Metlakatla boys sweep Craig
Apollo Marsden scored 24 points as the Metlakatla boys beat the Craig Panthers 77-64 Friday in Metlakatla. On Saturday, the Chiefs completed the two-game series sweep with a 74-62 victory.
In Friday's game, Amos Hudson grabbed 11 rebounds for the Chiefs. Craig Carter scored 22 points and Raymond Douville added 15 for Craig.
Anthony Gogert scored 22 points to lead Metlakatla on Saturday. Carter scored 34 points to lead the Panthers.
Wrangell boys sweep Petersburg
Cody Angerman scored 35 points, despite not playing in the fourth quarter, as the Wrangell boys beat Petersburg 81-54 Friday in Wrangell. On Thursday, Angerman scored 30 points as Wrangell beat the Vikings 87-57.
In Friday's game, Brad Angerman chipped in 18 points and Jason Clark scored 13 for the Wolves, who led 67-37 at the end of the third quarter. Nate Creel scored 19 points to lead Petersburg.
On Thursday, Brad Angerman scored 17 points for Wrangell while Graham Gablehouse and Levi LaLonde chipped in 12 apiece. Creel scored 25 points to lead Petersburg and Danny Montgomery added 10.
Ketchikan girls sweep Sitka
Cassie White scored 17 points Saturday as the Ketchikan Kings beat the Sitka Wolves 68-53 in a Region V-Class 4A girls basketball game in Ketchikan. On Friday, Ketchikan beat Sitka 81-61.
Kelly Nausid added 14 points for Ketchikan in Saturday's game, while Fe Villanueva added nine points. The trio of Kim Uddipa, Tricia Young and Breanne Erickson scored 11 points each to lead Sitka.
On Friday, Nausid scored 19 points to lead the Kings. Mary Scudero and Amanda Kolanko added 13 points each, while Cassie White scored 11 points. Young scored 17 points to lead Sitka, while Kerri Curtiss added 13.
Ketchikan, Sitka boys split
Casey Campbell scored 22 points Friday as the Sitka boys basketball team claimed a 54-44 victory over the Ketchikan Kings in Sitka. On Saturday, Tom Byron scored 22 points as Ketchikan won 60-52 to earn a split of the two-game series.
In Friday's game, Greg Blankenship added 10 points and Mike Schneeberger chipped in eight for the Wolves. Byron and Alexis Pahang scored 14 points each to lead Ketchikan.
On Saturday, Brandon Nicholas scored 14 points, Pahang added 11 and Don Munhoven chipped in nine for the Kings. Campbell scored 19 points to lead Sitka, while Dustin McLeod scored 10 points.