The Ninilchik basketball program opened its season with a sweep of the Nikiski JV teams.
The Ninilchik girls edged the Bulldogs 42-37, and the Ninilchik boys poured in 39 second-half points to top Nikiski 60-42.
Jordan Finney led the Wolverines in the girls game to the tune of 18 points, including eight of Ninilchik’s 15 points in the second quarter. Teammate Alanna Goins chipped in 13.
Rylee Jackson led Nikiski with 13 points.
The Wolverines led the Bulldogs by a slim margin of 21-20 at the half.
The Ninilchik boys broke open a close game in the second half with 39 points. The Wolverines led the Bulldogs 21-15 at halftime.
Austin White 23 led Ninilchik with 23 points, while Tyler Presley and Sam Mireles added 12 apiece.
Nico Castro topped Nikiski with 10 points and Ben Carstens had eight.
The Kenai Central JV teams will visit Ninilchik Wednesday night, starting with the girls game at 4 p.m. and the boys at 5:30 p.m.