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Strong finish lifts Hoonah past the Thorne Bay boys

Skagway girls nip Klawock to advance in girls' Class 2A tourney

Posted: Friday, March 09, 2007

Hoonah outscored Thorne Bay 47-25 in the final three quarters to win 56-34 and advance in the Class 2A Southeast Conference tournament at the Juneau-Douglas High School gym.

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D.J. Lindstrom led the Braves with 13 points while Mike Koenig and Thomas Norris tallied 11 points each. Kolby Skaflestad had eight points and George Fisher chipped in seven points in the win.

For Thorne Bay, Josh Christy scored 13 points. Casey McDougal added eight points, Tim Carl scored five points and Ivan Flores had four points for the Wolverines.

Hoonah will take on top-seeded Yakutat at 4:45 p.m. today while Thorne Bay will play either Skagway or Angoon at 9:45 a.m. Saturday.

CLASS 2A GIRLS

Skagway 35, Klawock 32

Skagway withstood a furious fourth-quarter rally by Klawock to advance to the Class 2A regional semifinals Thursday.

Klawock outscored the Panthers 16-7 in the final eight minutes, but the Chieftans held firm for the win.

Paige Hahn led Skagway with 18 points. Sierra Moran added 10 points, Cierra Hahn had four points and Emily Herbig hit 3 of 4 free throws in the victory.

Natalie Skinna and Rachel Busse led Klawock with 11 and 10 points each. Jennifer Plumley had seven points in defeat.

Kake 66, Thorne Bay 15

Lynette Aceveda scored 17 points and Taneal Alsup added 16 points as Kake beat Thorne Bay on Thursday.

Sharissa Jackson had 10 points and Shaunte Sternod added nine points in the win.

Korissa Pokovish led Thorne Bay with seven points.

CLASS 2A BOYS

Klawock 68, Angoon 50

Klawock received 26 points form James Washington to defeat Angoon on Thursday.

Chirstopher Stockton added 15 points in the win.

John Crossman led the Eagles with 30 points while Michael Howard scored 18 points in defeat.

CLASS 3A BOYS

Mount Edgecumbe 81, Craig 63

Caleb McGraw scored 29 points and Jon Clark poured in 26 points as Mount Edgecumbe toppled Craig in the Class 3A Region Tournament first round on Wednesday.

Claude Young added 11 points and Myron Mebador had nine points in the win.

For Craig, Nick Mackie and Leslie Beans scored 15 points each while Matt Carpenter had 14 points.

Haines 55, Metlakatla 52

Haines freshman Kyle Fossman scored 19 points as the Glacier Bears advanced to the semifinals Wednesday.

Orion Falvey scored 14 points and James Hart added 12 points for Haines.

Franklin Hayward poured in a game-high 31 points in a losing effort.

CLASS 3A GIRLS

Petersburg 49, Craig 34

Callie Bell's 16 points lifted Petersburg to a first-round victory over Craig on Wednesday.

Chelsea Berg scored 13 points and Ariel Norheim tallied 10 points for the Vikings.

Liz Thomsen and Aimee Castle had nine points each for Craig.

Metlakatla 54, Haines 52

Metlakatla rallied from a four-point halftime deficit to upend Haines on Wednesday in a first-round battle.

Brandi Patterson scored 19 points for the Miss Chiefs.



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