Bears JV hoops earns weekend sweep of Wolves

Posted: Tuesday, March 08, 2005

Faifo Levale and Ryan Beason scored 10 points apiece on Saturday as the Juneau-Douglas High School boys junior varsity basketball team beat host Sitka 69-51. The win completed a weekend sweep for the Crimson Bears, who beat the Wolves 65-43 on Friday.

Andrew Flansaas added nine points on Saturday for the Juneau JV, which held a 34-24 halftime lead. Kory Hansen scored 14 points and Caleb Forrester had 11 for the Sitka JV.

On Friday, Sam Clark led the Juneau JV with 10 points as the Crimson Bears led by just five at halftime - 33-28 - before breaking away for the rout. Scott Lesh added nine points and Nico Saldivar had eight for Juneau.

Bryn Calhoun scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers and all in the first half, to lead the Sitka JV.

In boys C team games at Sitka, Juneau won 69-10 on Friday and 64-32 on Saturday.

Ryan Larson outscored the Wolves on Friday with 12 points for Juneau, while Billy Sarandria, Clark and Kyle Kahklen added eight apiece. No Sitka player scored more than two points.

On Saturday, Dom Brinson and Kahklen scored nine points apiece to lead Juneau, and Nick Andrews added eight. Ulisses Diaz and Jess Coltharp scored nine points apiece to lead Sitka.

In girls junior varsity action in Juneau, Sitka's Caitlin Parrent hit a 3-pointer in the final minute to lift the visiting Wolves to a 33-32 win over Juneau on Friday. The Sitka JV completed the sweep with a 38-25 win on Saturday.

Helen Kennedy and Lela McArthur each scored 10 points on Friday for the Sitka JV, which led 23-18 entering the fourth quarter and held off a Juneau rally. Jordan Harvey scored 11 points and Hannah Buck had 10 for the Crimson Bears.

On Saturday, Kennedy scored 12 points and McArthur added six for Sitka. Harvey scored seven points while Ashliegh Wilwert and Sophia Smith scored five apiece for Juneau.

In girls C team games in Juneau, Kristin Pratt scored 12 points and Ashliegh Wilwert added nine on Friday as the Crimson Bears beat Sitka 39-15. Every Juneau player scored on Saturday as the Crimson Bears beat the Wolves 40-22.

Nellie Metcalfe added six points for Juneau on Friday, while Elle Howey scored five points to lead Sitka.

Pratt scored seven points, Buck had six and Susy Hurtte chipped in five for Juneau on Saturday. Lindsay DelMoral scored 10 points to lead Sitka.

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