Friday: Seldovia, CIA sweep games at CIA Classic

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, December 20, 2014 4:16am
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The defending region-champion Seldovia boys dominated Kalskag to the tune of a 68-21 win Friday at the CIA Classic tournament at Cook Inlet Academy.

Calem Collier poured in 33 points — including 13 in the third quarter — to lead Seldovia, while teammate Aidan Philpot added 14. Derrick Holmberg led Kalskag with eight points.

The Sea Otters scored 22 points in the opening quarter, leading to a halftime lead of 42-15, and a score of 63-17 after three quarters.

Seldovia will face the CIA boys Saturday at 4:45 p.m., following the CIA-Seldovia girls game.

CIA boys 59, Soldotna JV 52

The host Cook Inlet Academy boys grabbed a close win over the SoHi JV squad Friday, setting the Eagles up for a Saturday match with Seldovia.

Timmy Smithwick scored 14 of his team-high 20 points in the first half, while teammate and brother Riley Smithwick notched 17 points, hitting five 3’s along the way.

Soldotna’s Derek Evans scored a game-high 22 points, including 12 in the first quarter.

SoHi took control of the opening quarter, moving out to a 19-17 lead heading into the second frame. However, CIA outscored the Stars 16-8 and by halftime held a 33-27 lead.

Holding a 47-35 lead going into the final quarter of play, CIA managed to hold off the Stars the rest of the way.

CIA girls 41, Soldotna JV 18

The host Eagles cruised to a win Friday over the Soldotna JV squad.

Team captains Ashleigh Hammond and Madison Orth combined for 28 of CIA’s points, with each chipping in 14 points. Sophie Sorenson led the Stars in scoring with six points, while Judah Aley added four.

CIA started fast with 17 first-quarter points, but struggled in the second with only two points, leading to a 19-10 halftime lead.

The Eagles caught fire once again in the third stanza, getting 15 points.
CIA will play Seldovia Saturday at 3 p.m.

Seldovia girls 29, Kalskag 27

The Sea Otters escaped with a narrow victory over Kalskag Friday at the CIA Classic.

Marina Chissus scored 10 of her team-high 14 points in the first half, when Seldovia outscored Kalskag 14-10, and held Kalskag scoreless in the opening quarter. Olivia Turner added 11 points to follow Chissus.

Marissa Abarea scored 16 of Kalskag’s points to lead the team, hitting four 3-pointers.

BOYS
Seldovia 68, Kalskag 21
Seldovia 22 20 21 5 —68
Kalskag 9 6 2 4 —21
SELDOVIA (68) — R. Waterbury 0 1-2 1, Scribner 0 0-0 0, Ozyildirim 1 1-2 3, D. Waterbury 3 1-2 7, Collier 12 1-2 33, Haller 1 0-0 2, Philpot 4 4-6 14, O’Leary 2 4-4 8, Stanish 0 0-0 0. Totals 23 12-18 68.
KALSKAG (21) — Wire 1 0-0 2, Mute 2 0-0 6, Levi 0 0-0 0, A. Hetherington 2 1-2 5, Holmberg 4 2-2 8, B. Hetherington 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 3-4 21.
3-point goals — Seldovia 10 (Collier 8, Philpot 2); Kalskag 2 (Mute 2).
Fouled out — A. Hetherington.

CIA 59, Soldotna JV 52
CIA 17 16 14 12 —59
Soldotna 19 8 8 17 —52
CIA (59) — A. Hammond 1 2-3 4, B. Hammond 0 0-0 0, R. Smithwick 6 0-0 17, Miller 0 0-0 0, J. Smithwick 3 2-2 9, Solie 4 0-0 9, T. Smithwick 6 5-6 20, Barlow 0 0-0 0. Totals 20 9-11 59.
SOLDOTNA (52) — Harshman 0 0-0 0, Spence 3 1-2 8, Kruse 1 0-0 2, Casey 1 0-0 3, Becher 1 1-2 3, Evans 10 2-2 22, Shendan 0 1-3 1, Dickson 0 0-0 0, Marouson 6 0-2 13. Totals 22 5-11 52.
3-point goals — CIA 10 (R. Smithwick 5, T. Smithwick 3, J. Smithwick 1, Solie 1); Soldotna JV 3 (Spence 1, Casey 1, Marouson 1).
Fouled out — none.

GIRLS
CIA 41, SoHi JV 18
Cook Inlet 17 2 15 7 —41
Soldotna 3 4 3 8 —18
CIA (41) — Delon 0 0-0 0, Carey 1 0-0 2, Taplin 0 0-0 0, Hills 2 0-2 4, Brush 2 0-2 5, Lyons 1 0-0 2, Hammond 4 5-6 14, Orth 6 1-3 14. Totals 16 6-13 41.
SOLDOTNA (18) — Aley 1 2-4 4, Sorenson 3 0-0 6, Schneider 0 0-0 0, Keyes 0 0-0 0, Tiana 1 1-2 3, Kruse 0 0-0 0, Houser 0 3-6 3, Kindred 1 0-2 2, Graham 0 0-0 0, Farrell 0 0-0 0. Totals 6 6-14 18.
3-point goals — CIA 2 (Brush 1, Hammond 1).
Fouled out — none.

Seldovia 29, Kalskag 27
Seldovia 6 8 3 12 —29
Kalskag 0 10 7 10 —27
SELDOVIA (29) — Joseph 1 0-0 2, Chissus 6 2-4 14, Mayonack 1 0-0 2, Neumann 0 0-0 0, Mitchell 0 0-0 0, LaBelle 0 0-0 0, Turner 4 3-4 11, Waterbury 0 0-2 0. Totals 12 5-10 29.
KALSKAG (27) — Holmberg 0 0-0 0, Levi 1 2-5 4, Samuelson 1 0-1 3, Nook 0 0-0 0, Abarea 6 0-2 16 Nelson 0 0-0 0, Wise 2 0-0 4. Totals 8 2-8 27.
3-point goals — Kalskag 5 (Abarea 4, Samuelson 1).
Fouled out — Samuelson.

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