Ninilchik hoops teams take on King Cove

  • By Staff Report
  • Monday, February 10, 2014 11:51pm
  • Sports

The visiting King Cove girls and boys basketball teams swept Ninilchik on Monday.

In the girls game, the T-Jacks notched a 34-28 victory over the Wolverines.

Ninilchik led 10-8 after one quarter and the game was tied at 20 at halftime. King Cove had a 25-24 lead after three quarters before clinching the game in the fourth quarter.

Peyton Kuzakin and Kailee Colver each had nine points for King Cove. For Ninilchik, Jessica Rogers led all scorers with 16 points.

In the boys game, King Cove won 75-57. King Cove got off to a hot start, taking a 22-9 lead after one quarter and a 38-18 lead halfway through the second quarter. Ninilchik was able to cut the lead to 40-27 at the half, but King Cove was able to re-establish control in the second half. Austin White had 18 points for the Wolverines while Tyler Presley added 14.

The Ninilchik girls and boys head to the Tok Tournament on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Monday girls

T-Jacks 34, Wolverines 28

King Cove 8 12 5 9 —34

Ninilchik 10 10 4 4 —28

KING COVE (34) — Gould 0 0-0 0, M. Yatchemeneff 0 0-0 0, Newman 3 0-1 7, Kuzakin 4 1-2 9, Samuelson 1 0-2 2, Colver 4 1-3 9, R. Yatchemeneff 3 1-2 7. Totals — 15 3-10 34.

NINILCHIK (28) — Rogers 8 0-7 16, Cooper 0 0-0 0, Sinclair 0 0-0 0, Goins 1 0-0 2, Ehlers 0 0-0 0, Finney 3 2-2 8, Me. Clark 1 0-0 2, Mi. Clark 0 0-2 0. Totals — 13 2-11 28.

3-point goals — King Cove 1 (Newman). Team fouls — King Cove 11, Ninilchik 12. Fouled out — none.

The Seldovia girls and boys basketball teams split with Lumen Christi this weekend.

The Seldovia boys topped Lumen 53-18. Seldovia coach Mark Janes said his team was led by Calem Collier in the win, with contributions from Soulymane Sibide and Aidan Philpot.

The Seldovia girls lost to Lumen 46-24.

The Nanwalek boys also beat Lumen. It was Nanwalek’s second victory of the season.

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