Nikolaevsk, Ninilchik hoops notch sweeps

Nikolaevsk, Ninilchik hoops notch sweeps

The Ninilchik boys and girls basketball teams swept the Nikiski JV squads Tuesday night in nonconference play.

The Ninilchik boys defeated the Bulldogs JV 59-27 and the Wolverine girls prevailed 30-15.

In the boys affair, George Nelson hit three 3-pointers to lead Ninilchik with 13 points, while Cole Hadro chipped in 12 and Garrett Koch added 10. Ninilchik burst out in the first quarter with a 27-3 lead and outscored the Bulldogs 15-6 in the second quarter to grab a 42-9 halftime lead.

Things played out more evenly in the girls game with Ninilchik taking a 10-3 lead after one quarter and 16-5 edge at halftime, but defense ruled the day for the Wolverines as they fought their way to the win.

Isabella Koch scored 16 points for Ninilchik while Jancee Corey added seven.

In other hoops action Tuesday, the Nikolaevsk teams swept two Peninsula Conference meetings with Lumen Christi. The Nikolaevsk boys edged Lumen 44-38 while the Warrior girls defeated the Archangels 42-25.

In the boys game, Nikolaevsk broke up a tight game by winning the third quarter 14-6 after trailing 20-19 at halftime. J.D. Mumey led the Warriors with 10 points and Justin Trail tallied nine, while Michael Trail grabbed 16 rebounds.

The Nikolaevsk girls got 19 points and nine board from Elizabeth Fefelov in their win over Lumen, while Markiana Yakunin chipped in 11 points.

Tuesday boys

Wolverines 59, Bulldogs 27

Nikiski JV 3 6 8 10 —27

Ninilchik 27 15 6 10 —59

NIKISKI JV (27) — Grenier 2, Freeman 10, Anderson 5, McCoy 6, Druesedow 1, Griffin 2, Hunter 2.

NINILCHIK (59) — Hadro 12, Koch 10, Clark 8, Moore 3, Mumey 1, Nelson 13, Presley 3, Devila 3, Lemons 2, Moto 4.

3-point FG — Nikiski JV 0; Ninilchik 9 (Nelson 3, Hadro 2, Koch 2, Moore 1, Presley 1).

Team fouls — Nikiski JV 14; Ninilchik 9. Fouled out — none.

Tuesday girls

Wolverines 30, Bulldogs 15

Nikiski JV 3 2 7 3 —15

Ninilchik 10 6 7 7 —30

NIKISKI JV (15) — Shylea 12, Mady 0, Sage 2, Alyssa 1, Ariel 0, Elsa 0.

NINILCHIK (30) — Koch 16, Cooper 3, Okonek 1, Roebuck 0, Calabrese 2, Okonek 1, Jasper 1, Corey 7, Calabrese 0.

3-point FG — Nikiski JV 1 (Shylea); Ninilchik 2 (Koch 2).

Team fouls — Nikiski JV 15; Ninilchik 18. Fouled out — none.

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