Yakutat held Kake to just 14 second-half points en route to a 57-34 win Thursday in a Masters Bracket elimination game during the 65th Annual Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School.
Yakutat built a 34-20 lead at the half, and outscored Kake 23-14 in the second to cruise into today’s loser’s bracket finals for a chance to play in Saturday’s championship game.
Yakutat’s Jon Jenson led all scorers with 14 points, while teammates Joe Klushkon and Bert Adams added 12 each.
Kake’s Mike Martin and Mike Knodson scored 13 and 12 points, respectively.
Yakutat will face the winner of Klawock and Hoonah. Scores were not available by press time.