Friday hoops roundup

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  • Sunday, February 15, 2015 12:09am
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The Thunder Mountain girls took control early and grabbed a 41-33 nonconference win Friday over Kenai Central in Juneau.

Ashley Young scored a game-high 22 points for the Falcons, while senior Allie Ostrander led the Kards with nine points.

Thunder Mountain held Kenai to four points in the first quarter en route to a 21-13 lead at halftime.

Thunder Mountain boys 75, Kenai 68

The Kardinals suffered through a six-point third quarter that doomed their chances at a late rally against the Falcons in nonconference play Friday night in Juneau.

Freshman phenom Jacob Calloway scored a game-high 21 points to lead Thunder Mountain to the win, while Keith Ivy led Kenai with 20 points. Josh Jackman added 16 for Kenai.

Trailing the Falcons 38-32 at halftime, the Kards could only manage a single field goal in the third quarter while Thunder Mountain scored 15. In stark contrast, Kenai responded with a 30-point fourth quarter, but the 15-point deficit proved to be too much.

 

Homer Winter Carnival

The Homer girls edged Nikiski 37-34 on Friday, the second day of the Winter Carnival tournament.

Aurora Waclawski netted 14 points to lead the Mariners, including 12 in the first and third quarters combined. Teammate Kayla Stafford put up nine as well. Alison Litke scored 17 of her game-high 19 points in the middle two quarters for Nikiski in the loss, while teammate Rachel Thompson added 11.

The Bulldogs led 18-13 at halftime, but saw the lead slip to 27-26 after the third quarter. In the final eight minutes, Stafford and Larsen Fellows stepped up with a pair of 3s to propel the home team to victory.

Homer boys 68, Nikiski 52

The Mariners repeated the feat in the boys matchup, as the Mariners got the better of the Bulldogs on Friday.

Kenneth Schneider scored a game-high 24 points for Homer, and teammate Jaruby Nelson added 19, including 11 in the first quarter. Sam Tauriainen scored all seven of Nikiski’s fourth-quarter points to end up with 15 points overall, and Cade Anderson and Luke Johnson both kicked in 10 each.

After a sluggish start, Nikiski outscored Homer 37-25 in the second and third quarters, which cut the Mariners lead to 49-45 heading into the fourth quarter. However, Homer responded by outscoring Nikiski 19-7 to finish the game.

CIA boys 52, Klawock 45

Cook Inlet Academy junior Timmy Smithwick scored a whopping 39 points to send the Eagles to a win over defending 1A boys state champions Klawock on Friday.

Smithwick notched 15 buckets and all six free-throw attempts for the high total, scoring 11 points in the first quarter, seven in the second, eight in the third and finishing with a 13-point fourth quarter.

CIA led 27-19 at halftime, but Klawock cut the lead to 35-31 after the third quarter. However, the Eagles finished with a strong kick to grab the win.

Monroe JV girls 30, CIA 29

The Rams took the lead in the third quarter of Friday’s matchup with the Eagles and held on for the victory.

Hayley Michel led the Monroe JV with 12 points while teammate Savannah Mapp chipped in with 11. CIA senior captain Madison Orth scored a game-high 14 points, and fellow senior Ashley Hammond added 10.

The Eagles led early, as Hammond went 4-for-6 from the free-throw line in the second quarter, giving CIA a slim 16-14 lead at halftime. However, Monroe outscored CIA 9-5 in the third quarter with three baskets from Mapp to take the lead.

 

Seldovia Tournament

The Seldovia boys topped Nikolaevsk 65-55 Friday on the second day of the Seldovia Tournament.

Felemon Molodih led the Warriors with 17 points and four rebounds, while teammate Neil Gordeev scored 14 on 7-of-10 shooting and grabbed eight boards and seven steals. Nikit Fefelov added 13 points.

Seldovia raced out to a 20-7 lead in the first quarter but Nikolaevsk cut it to 30-21 at halftime. However, the Otters outscored the Warriors 22-15 in the third and held on for the win.

Also on Friday, the Seldovia girls fell in a matchup to Birchwood Christian 33-27.

 

Friday girls

Bears 43, Stars 35

Kodiak 13 13 4 13 —43

Soldotna 14 6 2 13 —35

KODIAK (43) — Fangonilo 4 1-3 9, Hughes 4 1-2 10, Price 1 1-2 3, Fabricante 0 3-9 3, Catt 4 4-4 12, Yu 3 0-0 6. Totals 16 10-20 43.

SOLDOTNA (35) — Rouse 0 1-2 1, Nelson 0 0-0 0, Shaw 0 0-0 0, Jackson 0 0-0 0, Wong 6 3-6 17, Ramsell 2 1-2 5, Miller 5 0-0 10, Glaves 1 0-0 2. Totals 14 5-10 35.

3-point goals — Kodiak 1 (Hughes); Soldotna 2 (Wong 2). Fouled out — none.

 

Falcons 41, Kardinals 33

Thunder Mt. 8 13 8 12 —41

Kenai 4 9 8 12 —33

THUNDER MOUNTAIN (41) — Tompkins 4 2-4 10, Uddipa 0 0-0 0, Morris 1 0-1 2, Echiverri 2 0-0 4, Hayward 0 0-0 0, Dicarlo 0 0-0 0, Strong 0 0-0 0, Eris 1 1-2 3, Maka 0 0-0 0, Tupou 0 0-0 0, Martin 0 0-0 0, Young 9 4-6 22. Totals 17 7-13 41. 

KENAI (33) — Ostrander 3 1-2 9, Holmes 0 0-0 0, Drury 1 2-4 4, Steinbeck 2 2-4 6, Ross 0 0-0 0, Baker 2 0-0 4, Booth 0 0-0 0, Barcus 1 3-8 5, Every 2 0-1 5. Totals 11 8-19 33.

3-point goals — Kenai 3 (Ostrander 2, Every 1). Fouled out — none. 

 

Mariners 37, Bulldogs 34

Homer 7 6 13 11 —37

Nikiski 6 12 9 7 —34

HOMER (37) — Fabich 0 0-0 0, Reutov 2 0-2 4, Alexander 1 0-0 2, Akers 1 1-2 3, Fellows 1 2-2 5, Waclawski 5 2-3 14, Stafford 3 1-2 9. Totals 13 6-11 37.

NIKISKI (34) — Parrish 0 2-2 2, Riddall 0 0-2 0, Vollertson 0 0-0 0, Pitt 0 0-0 0, Litke 6 4-5 19, Kornstad 0 0-0 0, Thompson 5 1-2 11, Litzen 1 0-0 2. Totals 12 7-11 34.

3-point goals — Homer 5 (Stafford 2, Waclawski 2, Fellows 1); Nikiski 3 (Litke 3). Fouled out — none.

 

Rams 30, Eagles 29

Monroe JV 5 9 9 7 —30

Cook Inlet 8 8 5 8 —29

MONROE (30) — Mapp 4 3-4 11, Wallace 1 0-0 2, Michel 5 2-4 12, Hollaus 0 0-0 0, Withers 1 0-0 3, Hajdukovich 0 2-4 2, Lundgren 0 0-0 0, Martinez 0 0-0 0. Totals 11 7-12 30.

CIA (29) — Delon 0 0-0 0, Taplin 0 0-0 0, Lyons 2 0-0 5, Hammond 2 6-14 10, Orth 4 6-8 14. Totals 8 12-22 29.

3-point goals — Monroe 1 (Withers); CIA 1 (Lyons). Fouled out — Orth.

 

Friday boys

Falcons 75, Kardinals 68

Thunder Mt. 17 21 15 22 —75

Kenai 15 17 6 30 —68

THUNDER MOUNTAIN (75) — Stephens 0 0-0 0, Uddipa 3 3-4 10, Mielke 1 1-1 3, Andes 1 0-0 2, Saviers 3 1-2 9, Manning 3 2-5 8, Ludeman 2 0-0 4, Calloway 6 9-12 21, Markovich 4 0-0 8, Olsen 3 1-1 7, Toutaiolepo 1 0-0 2, Martin 0 1-2 1, Maka 0 0-2 0. Totals 27 18-29 75.

KENAI (68) — Theisen 3 0-0 7, Ivy 5 9-15 20, McKee 1 0-0 2, Brazell 1 1-2 4, Landry 3 0-0 6, Jackman 5 4-5 16, Vest 2 2-2 8, Foree 1 0-0 2, Wortham 1 1-2 3. Totals 18 17-26 68.

3-point goals — Thunder Mountain 3 (Saviers 2, Uddipa 1); Kenai 7 (Jackman 2, Vest 2, Theisen 1, Ivy 1, Brazell 1). Fouled out — Olsen. 

 

Mariners 68, Bulldogs 52

Homer 24 12 13 19 —68

Nikiski 8 16 21 7 —52

HOMER (68) — B. Beachy 4 1-3 9, Edens 1 0-0 2, Reutov 3 0-0 6, Schneider 9 4-4 24, Nelson 8 0-0 19, J. Beachy 0 0-0 0, Etzwiler 0 2-2 2, Tedesco 0 0-1 0, Trowbridge 0 0-0 0, Hutt 2 2-2 6. Totals 27 7-11 68.

NIKISKI (52) — Anderson 4 0-0 10, Johnson 4 2-4 10, Holloway 4 0-0 9, Tauriainen 4 5-7 15, N. Carstens 2 0-0 5, Jackson 1 1-1 3. Totals 18 8-12 52.

3-point goals — Homer 5 (Nelson 3, Schneider 2); Nikiski 5 (Anderson 2, Tauriainen 2, Holloway 1, N. Carstens 1). Fouled out — none.

 

Eagles 52, Chieftans 45

Cook Inlet 17 10 8 17 —52

Klawock 13 6 12 14 —45

CIA (52) — A. Hammond 1 1-2 4, R. Smithwick 0 0-0 0, Barlow 1 0-0 3, J. Smithwick 1 1-2 4, Solie 1 0-2 2, T. Smithwick 15 6-6 39. Totals 19 8-12 52.

KLAWOCK (45) — Hope 4 2-2 10, T. Marvin 0 0-0 0, Kennedy 2 0-0 4, J. Marvin 4 3-3 14, Yates 1 0-0 2, George 6 3-4 15, England 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 8-9 45.

3-point goals — CIA 6 (T. Smithwick 3, J. Smithwick 1, Barlow 1, A. Hammond 1); Klawock 3 (Marvin 3). Fouled out — Marvin.

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