Ninilchik boys open invite with win

The Ninilchik boys opened the Ninilchik Invitational with a Thursday win, while the Wolverines girls opened up with a loss.

The Ninilchik boys defeated Tri-Valley 78-55 to improve to 16-3 overall. Cole Moore poured in 28 for the Wolverines, while Jaylin Scott added 21, Peyton Edens had seven, Cooper Adams had six, Carter Lemons had three, Rowan Mahoney and Cody Blossom had two, and Wyatt McCloskey had one.

Mike Renshaw had 14 for Tri-Valley, while Chris Graham had 10.

The Ninilchik girls lost 55-28 to Tri-Valley to fall to 4-10 overall.

For Ninilchik, Riley Tucker had 26 points, while Rylee Lemons added three. Leading Tri-Valley were Ellie Vandeventer with 18, and Kayla Mayo and Melanie Randall with 11.

The Tri-Valley girls defeated Bristol Bay 49-36. Melanie Randall had 12 for Tri-Valley, while Vandeventer had 11 and Mayo had 10. For Bristol Bay, Olivia Harvilla had 17 and Brooke Phelps had 16.

The Tri-Valley boys defeated Bristol Bay 56-47. For Tri-Valley, Mike Renshaw and Josh Renshaw each had 18. For Bristol Bay, Novi Gamble had 15, while Julian Trefan had 14 and Pete Hill had 12.

The Nenana girls defeated Cordova 45-39. Kiara Michel and Karla Bears each had 14 for Nenana. Shaunessi Schandel had 21 for Cordova.

The Cordova boys defeated Nenana 57-25. Noah Pearson had 14 for Cordova, while Jaykob Thorne had 11. For Nenana, Russell Waska had 14.

Today at the tournament, it’s Nenana girls vs. Bristol Bay at 12:30 p.m., Nenana boys vs. Bristol Bay at 2 p.m., Ninilchik girls vs. Cordova at 3:30 p.m., Ninilchik boys vs. Cordova at 5 p.m., Tri-Valley girls vs. Nenana at 6:30 p.m. and Tri-Valley boys vs. Nenana at 8 p.m.

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