Sitka squads advance in Women's Bracket games

BDK, Cellar teams stay alive; Kake, J&W eliminated

Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2005

Sitka squads stayed alive Wednesday in Women's Bracket losers' bracket games at the 50th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament.

Sitka BDK edged Juneau Jeffus & Williams 47-46 in the late game, while the Sitka Cellar Team opened the day with a 62-24 win over Kake ANB.

Juneau Jeffus & Williams and Kake ANB were eliminated from the tournament by their losses. The Sitka squads will face off at 2:30 p.m. today, with the winner advancing to Friday's semifinal and the loser going home.

On Wednesday, Breanne Erickson scored 16 points to lead Sitka BDK, while Miranda Whitson added 12 and Kendri Cesar scored eight points.

Whitson led the way for Sitka early in the game, scoring eight points in the first 11 minutes. Sitka took a 17-10 lead with nine minutes to play in the first half. Amy McLeod and Amelia Rivera hit 3-pointers to help keep Jeffus & Williams in striking range. Sitka led 25-16 at halftime before Jeffus & Williams narrowed the gap in the second half.

Jennifer Mannix scored 13 points to lead Jeffus-Williams, while Jennifer Kemp and Rebecca Duncan added eight points each.

Sitka Cellar Team 62, Kake ANB 24

The Sitka Cellar Team held Kake ANB to just 24 points to stay alive in the Women's Bracket in losers' bracket play Wednesday.

Sarah Barry scored 14 points to lead the Sitka Cellar Team, while Shannon Evans and Stephanie Green scored 13 each and Jonnae Ostrom added 11.

Marla Dixson scored seven points to lead Kake ANB.

SITKA BDK 47, JEFFUS & WILLIAMS 46

Wednesday's losers' bracket game from JDHS

JUNEAU JEFFUS & WILLIAMS (46) - Jennifer Kemp 3 0-0 8, Angie Kemp 1 3-4 5, Amy McLeod 1 0-0 3, Jennifer Mannix 4 5-10 13, Maridon Boario 1 0-0 2, Lexie Larsen 0 0-0 0, Cristal Tompkins 0 0-1 0, Becky White 1 0-0 2, Alison Cooney 0 0-0 0, Rebecca Duncan 2 4-7 8, Donna Hahnlen 0 2-2 2, Amelia Rivera 1 0-0 3. Totals: 14 14-24 46.

SITKA BDK (47) - Denise Berkely-Salter 0 0-2 0, Kelsey Erickson 1 1-2 3, Breanne Erickson 4 8-11 16, Alberta Jones 2 0-0 4, Rhonda Hickok 0 0-2 0, Karie Sheggeby 0 0-0 0, Kerin Wilson 0 0-0 0, Miranda Whitson 5 2-2 12, Jill Beardslee 0 0-0 0, Kendri Cesar 4 0-1 8, Anya Carlson-Van Dort 0 0-0 0. Totals: 18 11-20 47.

JEFFUS & WILLIAMS 16 30 - 46

SITKA BDK 25 22 - 47

3-point goals - Juneau Jeffus & Williams 4 (J. Kemp 2, McLeod 1, Rivera 1), Sitka BDK 0. Fouled out - Juneau Jeffus & Williams 0, Sitka BDK 1 (B. Erickson). Technical fouls - None. Total fouls - Juneau Jeffus & Williams 18, Sitka BDK 18.

SITKA CELLAR TEAM 62, KAKE ANB 24

Wednesday's losers' bracket game from JDHS

KAKE ANB (24) - Robin Knudsen 0 6-8 6, Violet Anderson 2 0-0 4, Karlee Smith 0 0-0 0, Sarah James 1 1-2 3, Danielle Knudsen 0 0-0 0, Marla Dixson 2 3-6 7, Sandy Jackson 1 0-0 2, Lavonne Alsup 0 0-0 0, Evelyn (no last name listed) 0 0-0 0, Amber Beardslee 0 0-0 0, Michele Friday 1 0-0 2, Shawna Ashenfelter 0 0-0 0. Totals: 7 10-16 24.

SITKA CELLAR TEAM (62) - Shannon Evans 5 0-2 13, Yolanda Snively 3 0-0 6, Sarah Barry 5 4-12 14, Vickie Denkinger 0 0-0 0, Stephanie Green 5 2-2 13, Valerie Phippen 1 3-4 5, Jonnae Ostrom 5 1-2 11. Totals: 24 10-22 62.

KAKE ANB 15 9 - 24

SITKA CELLAR TEAM 36 26 - 62

3-point goals - Kake ANB 0, Sitka Cellar Team 4 (Evans 3, Green 1). Fouled out - None. Technical fouls - None. Total fouls - Kake ANB 16, Sitka Cellar Team 14.



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