Ninilchik boys, Nikolaevsk girls pick up wins

Ninilchik boys, Nikolaevsk girls pick up wins

The Ninilchik and Nikolaevsk basketball teams split Peninsula Conference games Wednesday in Ninilchik.

In the girls game, Nikolaevsk pulled off a 61-16 victory. The Warriors led 13-1 after a quarter, 28-8 after two quarters and 49-12 after three quarters.

Elizabeth Fefelov paced the Warriors with 29 points, while Markiana Yakunin had 14, Zoya Fefelov had five, Hannah Gerasimof had five, Kerianna Lasiter had two and Krystyana Yakunin had two.

For the Wolverines, Maddie Cooper had nine points while Jade Robuck had four points, Mia Denboer had two points and Rachael Okonek had a point.

The Ninilchik boys topped Nikolaevsk 57-50. The Wolverines trailed 13-9 after a quarter, 27-16 at halftime and 42-38 before winning the fourth quarter 19-8.

Cole Hadro had 19 to lead the Wolverines, while Ben Botero had 12, Jaylin Scott had six, George Nelson had six, Jake Clark had six, Jake Mumey had six and Blake Lemons had two.

For the Warriors, Justin Trail had 17 points, Kosta Fefelov had 12 points and 10 rebounds, Isaak Fefelov had 10 points, Zachary Trail had seven points and Lukah Kalugin had four points.

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