Ninilchik netters take split

  • By Staff Report
  • Thursday, January 25, 2018 12:20am
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The Ninilchik boys and girls split a pair of Peninsula Conference matchups Wednesday night with Lumen Christi in Ninilchik.

The Lumen Christi boys prevailed 80-37 over Ninilchik, while the Ninilchik girls won 43-28.

In the boys game, Andrew Bennett rocked the Wolverines with a staggering 42 points, hitting 17 field goals. Bennett had 13 points in the first quarter and had 30 by halftime. Bennett added 10 more in the third quarter before taking a seat on the bench.

In addition, Lumen’s Lam Puoy scored 24 points to add to the Archangels’ total.

George Nelson netted a team-high 14 points for Ninilchik, while Triston White had 12.

Lumen led 26-11 after one quarter and 53-15 at the half.

In the girls game, DeeAnn White and Isabella Koch each scored 15 points to lead the home team Wolverines. Koch hit 8 of 11 foul shots in her effort.

After taking a slim 9-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, Ninilchik outscored Lumen 13-6 to take a 22-13 halftime lead. The Wolverines led 30-21 after three quarters and held on to win.

Nikolaevsk boys 54, Kodiak ESS 29

Nikolaevsk cruised to a Peninsula Conference victory Wednesday night at home.

The Warriors rained down eight 3-pointers, led by the four from Isaak Fefelov, who led Nikolaevsk with 16 points. A night after pouring in 37 points against Nanwalek, Kalenik Molodih scored eight points, all in the first quarter.

The Warriors streaked out to a 24-4 lead after one quarter and led 37-11 at halftime.

Wednesday boys

Archangels 80, Wolverines 37

Lumen Christi 26 27 21 6 —80

Ninilchik 11 4 17 5 —37

LUMEN CHRISTI (80) — Renfro 0 0-0 0, Puoy 8 4-4 24, Bennett 3 1-2 8, Lynch 0 0-0 0, Goodwin 0 0-0 0, Nagel 2 0-0 4, Bernert 0 0-0 0, Bennett 17 5-5 42, Howard 0 2-2 2, Loeffler 0 0-0 0. Totals 30 12-13 80.

NINILCHIK (37) — Nelson 0 0-0 0, Koch 5 3-4 14, Hadro 2 0-0 6, Clark 1 0-0 2, Davila 0 0-0 0, McGinnis 0 0-2 0, White 4 4-4 12, Mumey 1 1-2 3. Totals 13 8-12 37.

3-point goals — Lumen Christi 5 (Bennett 3, Bennett 1, Puoy 1); Ninilchik 3 (Hadro 2, Koch 1).

Team fouls — Lumen Christi 16; Ninilchik 16. Fouled out — Clark.

Warriors 54, Bears 29

Kodiak ESS 4 7 12 6 —29

Nikolaevsk 24 13 10 7 —54

KODIAK ESS (29) — Inga 0 0-0 0, Amodo 1 1-2 3, Bircher 5 0-2 10, Amodo 1 0-0 3, Mullan 4 0-0 9, Bogardus 2 0-0 4, Gunderson 0 0-0 0. Totals 13 1-4 29.

NIKOLAEVSK (54) — Boquecosa 1 0-0 2, Molodih 4 0-0 8, Fefelov 6 0-0 16, Stanish 1 0-2 2, Yakunin 1 0-0 3, Kalugin 2 0-0 6, Nikitenko 4 0-2 9, Z. Trail 3 0-0 6, M. Trail 1 0-0 2. Totals 23 0-4 54.

3-point goals — Kodiak ESS 2 (Amodo 1, Mullan 1); Nikolaevsk 8 (Fefelov 4, Kalugin 2, Yakunin 1, Nikitenko 1).

Team fouls — Kodiak ESS 9; Nikolaevsk 8. Fouled out — none.

Wednesday girls

Wolverines 43, Archangels 28

Lumen Christi 7 6 8 8 —28

Ninilchik 9 13 8 13 —43

LUMEN CHRISTI (28) — Estes 0 0-0 0, Thorsness 2 0-0 2, Bokic 2 3-6 7, Dupras 0 0-0 0, Martin 5 1-6 6, Klem 0 0-0 0, Puoy 4 0-2 9. Totals 13 4-14 28.

NINILCHIK (43) — Delgado 3 5-6 9, White 7 1-1 15, Koch 3 8-11 15, Cooper 2 0-0 4, Jasper 0 0-2 0, Robuck 0 0-4 0, Okonek 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 14-24 43.

3-point goals — Lumen 1 (Puoy); Ninilchik 1 (Koch).

Team fouls — Lumen 21; Ninilchik 14. Fouled out — Cooper, Dupras, Martin.

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