Homer, Nikiski and Seward all won in Saturday football action, while Kenai Central took a close loss to Barrow.
The host Mariners defeated Redington 66-18 in nonconference action. The Mariners and Huskies will play their Mid Alaska league game Sept. 22. Homer is 2-0 overall, while Redington is 0-2 overall.
Kenai Central took an 8-6 loss at Barrow in another nonconference game. These two teams will play their Mid Alaska game Sept. 23. Both the Kardinals and Whalers are now 1-1 overall.
Saturday was also the opening day of play in the new nine-man football league, with all four of the league’s teams in action.
At Nikiski, the Bulldogs defeated Eielson 62-46. At Seward, the Seahawks defeated Valdez 41-14.
Details of all the games will be available at peninsulaclarion.com on Sunday evening and in the Wednesday print edition.