Hoops roundup: Ninilchik splits with King Cove; Nikolaevsk sweeps Kalskag

Hoops roundup: Ninilchik splits with King Cove; Nikolaevsk sweeps Kalskag

The host Nikolaevsk girls and boys basketball teams swept Kalskag on Tuesday in nonconference action.

The Warriors girls notched a 67-24 victory, taking an 18-6 lead after the first quarter.

Markiana Yakunin had 17 points to pace the Warriors, while Elizabeth Fefelov had 15, Hannah Gerasimof had 12, Zoya Fefelov had nine, Sophia Klaich had eight, Emilee Gerasimof had four and Krystyana Kalugin had two.

Faith Wise paced Kalskag with eight points.

The Nikolaevsk boys won by a 65-46 mark, pulling away in the second quarter. The game was tied at 13 after the first eight minutes, but the Warriors led 32-17 by the half.

Kosta Fefelov had 24 points, with three 3-pointers, to pace Nikolaevsk, while Justin Trail had 20, Zachary Trail had 12, Lukah Kalugin had six and Damian Fefelov had three.

For Kalskag, Martin Paul had 12 points, while Amory Byrd pitched in 11.

Ninilchik boys 81, King Cove 57

The host Wolverines used their offensive firepower to take down the T-Jacks in nonconference action Tuesday.

Ninilchik led 24-17 after the first quarter, 44-35 at halftime and 65-46 after the third quarter.

Ben Botero got the Wolverines off to a quick start, scoring 16 of his 35 points in the first quarter. Also for Ninilchik, George Nelson hit four 3-pointers on the way to 14 points. Cole Hadro had 13 points, Jacob Mumey had seven, Jaylin Scott had seven, Jake Clark had four and Michael Johnson had one.

For King Cove, Riley Kose had 15, Zach Kazakan had 11 and Elia Lind had 10.

King Cove girls 91, Ninilchik 20

Elaina Mack poured in 51 points for the visiting T-Jacks on Tuesday in a big nonconference victory over Ninilchik.

Jalaya Duarte added 24 points for the T-Jacks. For Ninilchik, Madi Cooper, Jade Robuck and Rian Ofstad had six points apiece, while Rachael Okonek had two points.

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