Nikolaevsk basketball sweeps Ninilchik

Nikolaevsk basketball sweeps Ninilchik

The host Nikolaevsk girls and boys basketball teams swept Ninilchik in a key early season Peninsula Conference matchup.

The Wolverines were playing their first games, while the Warriors boys are now 4-0 and 3-0 in the league, and the Warriors girls are 4-0 and 2-0 in the league.

The Warriors boys edged the Wolverines 57-53. Nikolaevsk led 20-16 after the first quarter, but the game was tied at 28 at the half. The Warriors then won the third quarter 17-16 and fourth quarter 12-9.

Zachary Trail had a monster game for the Warriors with 32 points, including 14 in the first quarter. Michael Trail pitched in 15. For the Wolverines, Garrett Koch had 20 and Jake Clark added 15.

The Nikolaevsk girls notched a 47-24 victory. The Warriors led 20-15 at halftime, but then won the second half 27-9. Elizabeth Fefelov had 23 for Nikolaevsk, 16 in the second half. Markiana Yakunin pitched in 11.

For the Ninilchik girls, Isabella Koch led the way with seven points.

Also Thursday in Seward, the Seahawks girls lost to Nome 45-36 while the Seward boys defeated Nome 54-52.

Thursday girls

Warriors 47, Wolverines 24

Ninilchik 8 7 4 5 — 24

Nikolaevsk 10 10 13 14 — 47

NINILCHIK (24) — Re. Okonek 3, Jasper 0, A. Calabrese 2, Robuck 6, Koch 7, Cooper 4, S. Calabrese 0, DenBoer 0, Ofstad 0, Ra. Okonek 2. Totals — 10 4-10 24.

NIKOLAEVSK (47) — Klaich 2, Z. Fefelov 0, Lasiter 0, Yakunin 11, Kalugin 2, J. Fefelov 9, E. Fefelov 23. Totals — 19 6-12 47.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 3 (J. Fefelov 3). Team fouls — Ninilchik 8, Nikolaevsk 9. Fouled out — J. Fefelov.

Thursday boys

Warriors 57, Wolverines 53

Ninilchik 16 12 16 9 — 53

Nikolaevsk 20 8 17 12 — 57

NINILCHIK (53) — Hadro 6, Koch 20, Clark 15, Moore 2, Devila 0, Lemons 2, Mumey 8. Totals — 21 6-13 53.

NIKOLAEVSK (57) — Boquecosa 4, Brown 0, J. Trail 2, Kalugin 4, Z. Trail 32, M. Trail 15. Totals — 26 1-3 57.

3-point goals — Ninilchik 5 (Koch 4, Hadro 1); Nikolaevsk 4 (Z. Trail 3, M. Trail 1). Team fouls — Ninilchik 8, Nikolaevsk 10. Fouled out — none.

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