Saturday hoops roundup: Kenai boys win their Challenge

The Kenai Central boys and Galena girls finished off titles in the Craig Jung “Kenai River Challenge” on Saturday.

The Kardinals boys finished off a perfect three-game run through the tourney by topping Nikiski 60-41. Evan Stockton had 19 for Kenai, while Andrew Bezdecny had 17. For Nikiski, Austin Stafford had 17, while Michael Mysing had 10.

The Kenai girls defeated Nikiski 41-29. Damaris Severson had 12 for the Kards, while Logan Satathite had 10. Lillian Carstens had 12 for Nikiski.

The Galena girls finished off the tourney title by topping Houston.

Powerade/Al Howard Tip-Off

Anchorage Christian Schools wrapped up the tournament title at Soldotna on Saturday by defeating Homer 68-56. Homer finished last at 0-3.

For ACS, Daekwon Houston had 18 points, Addison Dobbs and Sean Mazlinis had 16 apiece, and Josh Davis had 10 points. For Homer, Clayton Beachy had 17, Eyoab Knapp had 12, Jonathan Raymond had 11 and River Mann had 10.

Also, Soldotna defeated Eagle River 89-46 to finish second at 2-1, while Eagle River was third at 1-2. Ray Chumley had 24 for Soldotna, while Jersey Truesdell had 16and Ethan Sewell added 15. For Eagle River, Sean Berry had 16 points and Roland Burley added 15 points.

Jersey Truesdell was tourney MVP, while other all-tourney players were Josh Davis, Sean Berry, Daekwon Houston, Ray Chumley and Eyoab Knapp. Berry was the 3-point champ, while Houston won the free-throw title.

In a nonconference game, the Soldotna girls defeated Service 73-30.

Jana Domingono had 10 points to lead Service. For SoHi, Drysta Crosby-Schneider had 17, Ituau Tuisaula had 11 and Morgan Bouschor had 10.

Joe Floyd Tournament in Kodiak

Homer lost to Kodiak 41-38 on the final day of the tourney. For Homer, Laura Inama led the way with 17 points, while Marina Carroll had 14 points. Leslie Spear had 22 for Kodiak.

Grace Grizzly Classic

The Seward boys defeated Hudson Bay 69-47 on Saturday to wrap up second place at the tournament.

Sam Koster had 16 points to pace Seward, while Connor Spanos had 13 and Trey Ingalls and Max Pfeiffenberger each had 10 points. For Hudson Bay, Trenton Jackson had 15 points, while Tony King added 11.

Pfeiffenberger and Spanos made the all-tournament team.

The girls lost 41-21 to Grace Christian to take fourth place at the tournament.

Shelby Siemanski had six points for Seward, while Tessa Binder had 23 for Seward.

Cook Inlet Academy Coke Classic

The Nikolaevsk girls wrapped up the tournament title with a 52-9 victory over Ninilchik and a 60-11 victory over Nikiski JV. Against Ninilchik, Elizabeth Fefelov had 16 for the Warriors, while Markiana Yakunin had 11 and Hannah Gerasimof had 10.

For Ninilchik, Jade Robuck had four points.

The Ninilchik boys earned a 74-64 victory over CIA to win the title

For Ninilchik, Ben Botero had 28, Tom Nelson had 17, Jacoby Mumey had 13 and Jake Clark had 10. For CIA, Robert Walsh had 17, James Boyd had 16, Ethan Boyd had 12 and Josh Boyd had 11.

The Soldotna JV girls and boys took second.

The Soldotna JV boys topped Nikolaevsk 63-47, with Maleda Denbrock scoring 16 points for the Stars. Justin Trail had 23 for Nikolaevsk.

The Soldotna JV girls topped Cook Inlet Academy 38-11. For Soldotna JV, Emma Brantley led the way with nine points. For CIA, Anna Henderson had six points.

Girls all-tournament was Elizabeth Fefelov of Nikolaevsk, Markiana Yakunin of Nikolaevsk, Rhys Cannava of SoHi, Jade Robuck of Ninilchik, Annika Castenholz of CIA, Rachel Okonet of Ninilchik, Grace McElroy of Soldotna, Tatum Rozak of CIA, Sophia Klaich of Nikolaevsk and Anna Henderson of CIA.

Boys all-tourney was Ben Botero of Ninilchik, Tom Nelson of Ninilchik, Tyler Johnson of SoHi, Isaac Fefelov of Nikolaevsk, Lukah Kalugin of Nikolaevsk, Jake Clark of Ninilchik, Zach Trail of Nikolaevsk, James Boyd of CIA, Josh Boyd of CIA and Maleda Denbrock of SoHi.

Saturday boys

Seahawks 69, Hudson Bay 47

Seward 18 24 19 8 — 69

Hudson Bay 7 8 16 16 — 47

SEWARD (69) — Mullaly 0, Spanos 13, Koster 16, Moriarity 5, Cronin 7, McMunay 0, Ingalls 10, Pfeiffenberger 10, Deboard 0, Hollingsworth 3, Nilsson 3.

HUDSON BAY (47) — Jackson 15, Alafson 0, Gipson 0, Baker 2, Tirado 7, Hite 4, Hotchkiss 0, Williams 6, , Minnieweather 2, King 11, Barnes 0, LeGuyadeer 0.

3-point goals — Seward 6 (Koster 2, Ingalls 2, Moriarity, Cronin); Hudson Bay 3 (Jackson 2, Tirado). Team fouls — Seward 12, Hudson Bay 17. Fouled out — none.

Stars JV 63, Warriors 47

Nikolaevsk 9 14 10 14 —47

Soldotna JV 15 11 21 16 — 63

NIKOLAEVSK (47) — I. Fefelov 8, J. Trail 23, Kalugin 12, D. Fefelov 0, Z. Trail 2, Sellers 0.

SOLDOTNA JV (63) — Wilson 7, T. Johnson 4, Pieh 12, Derleth 6, Denbrock 16, N. Johnson 16, Ducker 2, Schwartz 0.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 3 (I. Fefelov 2, J. Trail); Soldotna (T. Johnson, Denbrock 2, N. Johnson 3). Team fouls — Nikolaevsk 11, Soldotna JV 13. Fouled out — none.

Wolverines 74, Eagles 64

Ninilchik 12 21 18 23 — 74

CIA 11 11 20 22 — 64

NINILCHIK (74) — Botero 28, Hadro 3, Scott 3, Nelson 17, Clark 10, Lemons 0, Blossom 0, Mumey 13.

CIA (64) — Matheson 0, Johnson 0, Cragg 0, Beard 1, Moore 5, Walsh 17, E. Boyd 12, Ja. Boyd 16, Jo. Boyd 11.

3-point goals — Ninilchik 6 (Botero 5, Hadro); CIA 21. Team fouls — Ninilchik 19, CIA 21. Fouled out — Hadro, E. Boyd.

Lions 68, Mariners 56

ACS 22 17 9 20 — 68

Homer 13 11 23 9 — 56

ACS (68) — Dobbs 16, Mazlinis 16, Davis 10, Houston 18, McGee 8.

Homer (56) — Beachy 17, Jon. Raymond 11, Anderson 4, Knapp 12, Mann 10, Jos. Raymond 2.

Stars 89, Wolves 46

Eagle River 12 14 10 10 — 46

Soldotna 38 25 10 16 — 89

EAGLE RIVER (46) — Burley 15, Michener 7, Love 2, Saxe 4, Berry 16, Farthing 2.

SOLDOTNA (89) — Rich 5, Sewell 15, Bouchor 6, Morrison 7, Hanson 6, Reutov 3, Chumley 24, Truesdell 16, Johnson 2, Rosin 5.

Saturday girls

Grizzlies 41, Seahawks 21

Seward 5 6 3 7 — 21

Grace 19 7 9 6 — 41

SEWARD (21) — Dow 5, Schilling 2, Jagielski 6, Lemme 3, Sieverts 3, Casagrande 1, Jack 1, Ambrosiani 0.

GRACE CHRISTIAN (41) — B. Annett 0, Binder 23, Crotts 0, Wood 3, Tanner 8, F. Annett 7, Snow 0, Trenthick 0, Lash 0, Turner 0.

3-point goals — Grace 2 (Binder, F. Annett). Team fouls — Seward 18, Grace 18. Fouled out — Jagielski, Wood, Tanner.

Warriors 52, Wolverines 9

Ninilchik 0 4 5 0 — 9

Nikolaevsk 21 10 14 7 — 52

NINILCHIK (9) — Jasper 0, Calabrese 2, Robuck 4, Denboer 0, Ofstad 0, Okonet 3.

NIKOLAEVSK (52) — Klaich 3, H. Gerasimof 10, E. Gerasimof 4, Lasiter 6, Yakunin 11, Kalugin 0, Mametieff 0, Z. Fefelov 2, E. Fefelov 16.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 1 (Yakunin). Team fouls — Ninilchik 10, Nikolaevsk 7. Fouled out — none.

Stars JV 38, Eagles 11

Soldotna 7 13 12 6 — 38

CIA 7 2 2 0 — 11

SOLDOTNA JV (38) — Widaman 4, Brantley 9, Fischer 4, Cannava 4, Spies 4, McElroy 4, Morrison 9, Thomas 0.

CIA (11) — Henderson 6, Hyatt 0, Dohse 2, Liles 0, Castenholtz 0, Rozak 0, Smith 0.

3-point goals — Soldotna 1 (Brantley); Team fouls — Soldotna 9, CIA 13. Fouled out — none.

Stars 73, Cougars 30

Service 9 10 6 5 —30

Soldotna 17 20 18 18 — 73

Service (30) — Stoddard 4, Hopson 6, Quitugua-Banks 5, Domingono 10, Mahe 4, Felli 1.

Soldotna (73) — Sheridan 8, Burns 1, Leaf 4, Bouschor 10, Tuisaula 11, Leadens 3, Fischer 7, Holland 9, Spence 3, Crosby-Schneider 17.

Bears 41, Mariners 38

Homer 7 9 10 12 — 38

Kodiak 9 8 11 13 — 41

HOMER (38) — Bishop 3, Doughty 2, Inama 17, Carroll 14, Hatfield 2.

KODIAK (41) — Arelo 2, Mangrobang 2, Bartel 7, Pruitt 6, Spear 22, Berg 2.

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