Nikolaevsk hoops split games

Nikolaevsk hoops split games

The Nikolaevsk basketball teams forged a split Wednesday evening, with the boys team collecting a 67-55 win over Nanwalek while the Homer girls prevailed 44-27 over Nikolaevsk.

Kosta Nikitenko fueled the Warriors in the boys game with a high of 25 points, hitting three 3-pointers in the third quarter to lead a Nikoalevsk charge. The Warriors outscored Nanwalek 34-16 in the second and third quarters combined after Nanwalek staked out a 20-18 lead early.

Nikolaevsk also got 15 poins from Justin Trail and 16 from Michael Trail.

Ben Botero and Uriah Huntsman led Nanwalek with 15 points each.

Rylee Doughty led the Mariner girls over the Warriors with 12 points, seven in the fourth quarter. Homer shut out Nikolaevsk in the second quarter en route to a 22-9 halftime lead, then held on from there.

Krystyana Kalugin paced the Warriors in a balanced team effort with nine points, while Justina Fefelov notched six.

Wednesday boys

Warriors 67, Eagles 55

Nanwalek 20 6 10 19 —55

Nikolaevsk 18 14 20 15 —67

NANWALEK (55) — Botero 15, Tanape 2, Wilson 4, Bales 5, Joseph 8, Moonin 6, Huntsman 15, Evans 0, Moonin 0, Kvasnikoff 0.

NIKOLAEVSK (67) — Brown 0, Fefelov 5, Nikitenko 25, J. Trail 15, Kalugin 6, D. Nikitenko 0, M. Trail 16.

3-point FG — Nanwalek 3 (Joseph 2, Botero 1); Nikolaevsk 8 (Nikitenko 4, J. Trail 2, M. Trail 1, Fefelov 1).

Team fouls — Nanwalek 11; Nikolaevsk 6. Fouled out — none.

Wednesday girls

Mariners 44, Warriors 27

Homer 12 10 6 16 —44

Nikolaevsk 9 0 4 13 —27

HOMER (44) — Rhodes 0, Inama 9, Bishop 7, Johnson 7, Morris 0, Doughty 12, Todd 3, Parish 0, Anderson 0, Carroll 6, Smude 0, Hatfield 0, Sonnen 0.

NIKOLAEVSK (27) — Klaich 3, Z. Fefelov 3, Lasiter 0, Yakunin 1, Kalugin 9, J. Fefelov 6, E. Fefelov 5.

3-point FG — Homer 2 (Inama 1, Doughty 1); Nikolaevsk 5 (J. Fefelov 2, Kalugin 1, Z. Fefelov 1, Klaich 1).

Team fouls — Homer 10; Nikolaevsk 11. Fouled out — none.

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