Kenai, CIA hoops notch sweeps

Nikolaevsk's Kristin Klaich shoots on Cook Inlet Academy's Emilee Cragg and Anna Cizek on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Cook Inlet Academy. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

The visiting Kenai Central basketball teams swept Homer in Peninsula Conference action Tuesday.

The Kardinals girls won 34-28 to move to 1-0 in the league and 10-0 overall, while Homer dropped to 0-1 and 2-4. The Kenai boys triumphed 63-26 to move to 1-0 and 7-3, while Homer is now 0-1 and 0-7.

Emma Beck powered the Kenai girls with 21 points, while Malerie Nunn had seven, and Chloe Goldsby and Emilee Wilson each had three.

Lawson Alexson paced Homer with seven, while Sydney Shelby and Bethany Engebretsen had six, Minadora Reutov had three, and Channing Lowney, Lillie Mae Kuhn and Emily Owens all had two.

For the Kenai boys, Daniel McRorie led the charge with 16 points, while Wade James had 15, Bridger Beck had 14, Carnell Gump had 10, Luke Armstrong and Jakob Kvasnikoff each had three, and Roc Riggle had two.

Nathan Overson paced Homer with 10 points, while Lucas Story and Morgan Techie each had four, Lance Seneff and Trent Fell each had three, and Henry Wedvik had two.

CIA girls 33, Soldotna JV 32

The host Cook Inlet Academy girls nipped the Stars on Tuesday in nonconference play to move to 7-2 overall.

The Stars had a 6-4 lead after a quarter, 14-12 lead at the half and 26-18 lead after three quarters.

Tatum Rozak paced the Eagles with 21 points, while Ella Rollman had eight, and Danielle Smith and Rebekah Dillingham each had two.

CIA boys 55, Soldotna JV 43

The host Cook Inlet Academy boys picked up a nonconference victory Tuesday to move to 7-2 overall.

The Eagles led 13-8 after a quarter and 28-16 at halftime.

Ian McGarry paced the Eagles with 16 points, while Owen Braband had nine, Abraham Henderson and Jeremy Dillingham had eight, Alex McGarry had six, and Jonas Oyoumick and Brady Baeten had three.

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