Jason Frank scored 10 of his team-high 19 points in the second quarter as the Angoon boys basketball team defeated the Kake Thunderbirds 74-52 Tuesday night in Kake in a battle of Region V-Class 2A powers. The teams will play again tonight.
Frank Lane added 14 points with four 3-pointers for the Eagles, who remained undefeated in region play, while Walter Kookesh also hit four 3-pointers for 12 points. Mike Pitka scored nine points and Travis Woodbury added eight more for Angoon, which trailed 13-12 at the end of the first quarter but went on to take a 33-23 halftime lead.
Anthony Dolan scored 20 points to lead Kake, which suffered just its second loss in region play. Joshua Hawk added 15 points and Kyle Anderson scored nine for the Thunderbirds.
Angoon girls edge Kake
Using a balanced attack where no player scored more than eight points, the Angoon girls basketball team held off a late rally to claim a 35-33 victory over the Kake Thunderbirds Tuesday night in Kake. The teams will play again tonight.
Amber Jamestown scored eight points to lead Angoon, while Melinda Joseph added seven points, Marie Parkin scored six and the duo of Marcie Kookesh and Evette Jamestown had five each for the Eagles.
Robin Knudsen scored 18 points to lead Kake, with Danielle Knudsen adding nine points. Angoon led 27-22 at the end of the third quarter before holding off a late Kake rally. Kake led 18-12 at halftime before Angoon clawed its way into the lead to open the second half.
Hydaburg, Skagway girls split
Louise Travis and Miranda Adams each hit a pair of 3-pointers in the fourth quarter as the Hydaburg girls basketball team rallied to claim its first victory of the season, a 42-41 decision over the Skagway Panthers Monday night in Skagway. The Panthers came back on Tuesday night to beat the Warriors 59-24, earning a split of the two-game series.
Travis scored 20 points and Adams added 15 to lead the Warriors, who lost their first 10 games before Monday's victory. Ashley Law scored 11 points to lead Skagway, with Kristina Knorr adding 10 points and Kristin Ray eight. Skagway led 29-26 entering the final quarter.
On Tuesday, Knorr scored 23 points to lead the Panthers. Law added 13 points and Ray scored 11 for Skagway. Travis scored 11 points to lead Hydaburg and Adams added nine for the Warriors.
Skagway boys sweep Hydaburg
Mitchell Snyder scored a total of 64 points to lead the Skagway boys basketball team to a two-game sweep over the Hydaburg Warriors in Skagway. Snyder scored 37 points on Monday as the Panthers claimed a 95-58 victory over Hydaburg, then hit for 27 points on Tuesday night as Skagway won 86-72.
In Monday's game, Skagway also picked up 15 points apiece from Thomas Cochran and J.R. Edwards (who scored all 15 of his points in the fourth quarter). The Panthers also had nine points from Cameron Pickett and eight from Orion Caposey. Alva Peratrovich scored 28 points to lead the Warriors, with Mickey Calhoun and Billy Lockhart adding eight points each.
On Tuesday, Snyder hit seven 3-pointers including six treys in the third quarter but Skagway needed a fourth-quarter rally to clinch the victory. Ray Hosford added 19 points and Tyson Ames scored 10 points for the Panthers. Peratrovich scored 28 points to lead Hydaburg, with Lockhart adding 23 and Nathan Olsen scoring 11 for the Warriors.
Yakutat girls sweep Hydaburg
The Yakutat girls basketball team remained undefeated in Region V-Class 2A play with a two-game sweep of the Hydaburg Warriors this weekend in Yakutat. The Eagles won 61-27 on Friday, then followed that up with a 53-25 victory Saturday to clinch the sweep.
In Friday's game, Samantha Johnson scored 14 points to lead the Eagles while Jasmine James added 13 points and Sarah Yamamoto scored 12. Miranda Adams scored 14 points to lead Hydaburg and Sandi Edenshaw scored seven.
On Saturday, James scored 13 points to lead Yakutat, with Rebecca Widdows adding 10 points, Stephanie Johnson nine and Samantha Johnson eight. Adams scored 10 points to lead Hydaburg and the duo Edenshaw and Ramona Peratrovich added six points apiece for the Warriors.
Yakutat boys sweep Hydaburg
Martin Sensmeier scored a game-high 31 points, with eight 3-pointers, as the Yakutat boys basketball team claimed a 72-66 victory over the Hydaburg Warriors Friday in Yakutat. Sensmeier didn't score a point on Saturday, but the Eagles were still able to complete the sweep of the two-game series with a 74-20 victory.
In Friday's game, Yakutat also had 10 points each from Wayne Gray and Derek James. Hydaburg was led by Billy Lockhart with 21 points, while Alva Peratrovich added 18 points and Jamall Travis scored 12. Friday's game was tied 34-34 at halftime, but Sensmeier hit three 3-pointers in the third quarter as Yakutat took a 52-44 lead to enter the final period.
On Saturday, Jake Endicott scored 17 points to lead Yakutat while Robin Brantley added 16 points and Gray had 10. Travis scored six points to lead Hydaburg and Darren Edenshaw scored five points.
Angoon boys sweep Hoonah
Walter Kookesh scored 23 points Saturday as the Angoon boys basketball team knocked off the third-place Hoonah Braves 77-47 to complete a sweep of their two-game Region V-Class 2A series in Angoon. On Friday, Kookesh scored 14 points to lead the Eagles as they won 63-45.
In Saturday's game, Lester Pitka scored 15 points, Jason Frank added 13 and Frank Lane scored 10 for Angoon, which is undefeated in the region play this year. Moises Contreras Jr. scored 18 points to lead Hoonah, while Archie Brown III added 12 points and Scott Dybdahl chipped in nine.
On Friday, Frank scored 12 points, Mike Pitka added 11 and Travis Woodbury scored 10 to lead Angoon, with Lester Pitka chipping in nine. Contreras led the Braves with 13 points, while Brown and Nathan Nichols added eight apiece.
Angoon girls sweep Hoonah
Mary Beth Duncan scored 17 points Saturday as the Angoon girls basketball team claimed a 58-33 victory over the Hoonah Braves to complete a sweep of a two-game series in Angoon. On Friday, Angoon won 44-30.
In Saturday's game, Melinda Joseph added 16 points and Marcie Kookesh scored 11 for the Eagles. Alice Lee scored 10 points to lead Hoonah, with Branda Skaflestad and Trissa Barros scoring six points apiece.
On Friday, Joseph scored 12 points to lead Angoon and Amber Jamestown added 10 points for the Eagles. Lee led Hoonah with 11 points and Barros scored 10.
Skagway girls sweep Gustavus
Kristin Ray scored 16 points and Kristina Knorr added 15 Friday as the Skagway girls basketball team knocked off the Gustavus Foxes 44-32 in Gustavus. Angela Kearns scored nine points and Shannon Williams added eight for Gustavus, which has yet to win a game this season.
Knorr and Angela Law both scored 11 points on Saturday as the Panthers won 43-29 to complete the sweep of the two-game series. Kearns led all scorers with 13 points for Gustavus, which hadn't played a game in nearly a month.
Mount Edgecumbe girls sweep Metlakatla
Halane Isidore scored 23 points and Adrienne Taalak added 21 points Saturday as the Mount Edgecumbe girls basketball team claimed a 64-56 victory over the Metlakatla Miss Chiefs, completing a sweep of a Region V-Class 3A series in Sitka. Darcel Williams scored 16 points to lead Metlakatla.
On Friday, Taalak scored 20 points, Isidore added 16 and Prema Warren scored eight as the Braves won 67-50. Williams again led the Miss Chiefs with 20 points, while Trudy Horne added eight. The two-game series was the only Class 3A girls action in Region V this week.
Metlakatla boys sweep Mount Edgecumbe
Anthony Gogert scored 30 points Saturday, including 18 in the fourth quarter, as the Metlakatla boys basketball team claimed a 68-51 victory over the Mount Edgecumbe Braves in Metlakatla. The victory completed a sweep of the two-game Region V-Class 3A series, as the Chiefs won 88-79 on Friday.
In Saturday's game, Aaron Didov scored 11 points and John Mackie added 10 for Metlakatla. Randy Glako scored 15 points to lead Mount Edgecumbe, with Ray Melovidov adding nine points. The series was the only Class 3A boys action in Region V this week.
On Friday, Amos Hudson scored 27 points to lead the Chiefs, while Gogert scored 19, Apollo Marsden added 18 and Chevy Hayward scored 17 for Metlakatla. Eric Alstrom scored 28 points to lead Mount Edgecumbe and Sheldon Dock added 23 for the Braves.