SoHi rolls over Kodiak; Seward wins; Homer, Voz lose

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  • Sunday, September 14, 2014 12:01am
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The Soldotna football team rolled to a 48-0 Northern Lights conference victory over Kodiak on Saturday.

The 24th straight victory for the Stars moves them to 1-0 in the league and 4-0 overall, while Kodiak falls to 1-2 and 1-4.

The Stars jumped to a 21-0 lead after the first quarter on scoring runs from Ty Fenton, Drew Gibbs and Jared Chavez. Brooks Furlong added an 8-yard run in the second quarter as the Stars took a 28-0 lead to the locker room.

In the third quarter, Gibbs scored on a 2-yard plunge, while Chavez scored on a 34-yard pass from Furlong and a 46-yard run to complete the scoring.

The Soldotna defense allowed just 36 yards on the ground and 7 yards through the air. Meanwhile, Soldotna rushed for 299 and passed for 171.

Gibbs had 144 yards on 26 carries, while Furlong was 10 of 13 for 171 yards.

Ketchikan 23, Homer 22

The Ketchikan football team held off host Homer for a Northern Lights Conference victory on Saturday.

The Mariners fell to 2-3 with the loss, while Ketchikan moved to 4-1.

The game was back and forth, with Homer bolting to a 14-0 lead, Ketchikan putting up 23 unanswered points, then Homer scoring late to tighten up the game.

Mike Swoboda put the Mariners on the board in the first quarter, and a run by Josh Fisk made it 8-0.

In the second quarter, Fisk ran for a touchdown, but the point after missed, leading to a 14-0 score.

But before the half, Tee McBurnette hit Connor Hicks with a 10-yard scoring strike, and Noah Silva caught the two-point conversion.

With 8:54 left in the third quarter, Hicks ran 60 yards for a touchdown, and Silva again caught the two-point conversion for a 16-14 lead.

With 10:35 left in the game, Hicks scored again, this time from 21 yards. Crucially, Hayden Elliot made the extra point for a two-score game.

With 2:50 left, Sheldon Hutt hit Zach McKenna for an 8-yard touchdown, then Eric Hill ran in the two-point conversion for a one-point game, but that was as close as Homer would get.

Fisk carried 14 times for 101 yards for Homer.

Seward 22, Barrow 20

The visiting Seahawks notched a big Greatland Conference victory. Seward moves to 2-1 in the league and 3-2 overall, while Barrow falls to 3-1 in the league and 3-2 overall.

The first quarter featured plenty of scoring, with the Seahawks notching a touchdown and two-point conversion with just a second left in the first to tie the game at 14.

Barrow had the lone touchdown of the second quarter, but the Seahawks were able to stuff the attempted run conversion.

That was useful in the third quarter, when Seward had a touchdown and two-point conversion to clinch the game.

Monroe Catholic 26,
Voznesenka 14

The Rams won the Greatland Conference matchup to move to 1-3 in the league and 1-4 overall, while the Cougars fell to 0-4 in the league and overall.



Stars 48, Bears 0

Soldotna 21 7 7 13 — 48

Kodiak 0 0 0 0 — 0

1st Quarter

Sol — Fenton 33 run (Jones kick), 8:55.

Sol — Gibbs 28 run (Jones kick), 3:40.

Sol — Chavez 41 pass from Furlong (Jones kick), 1:30.

2nd Quarter

Sol — Furlong 8 run (Jones kick), 7:26.

3rd Quarter

Sol — Gibbs 2 run (Jones kick), 5:47.

4th Quarter

Sol — Chavez 34 pass from Furlong (kick failed), 10:03.

Sol — Chavez 46 run (Jones kick), 2:05.


Sol Kod

First downs 16 3

Rushes-yards 47-299 29-36

Passing yards 171 7

Passes 10-13-0 1-5-1

Punts 0 7

Fumbles-lost 3-2 1-0

Penalties 7-65 9-75



Rushing — Soldotna: Fenton 2-41, Gibbs 26-144, Blumentritt 6-39, Chavez 6-71, Furlong 5-(-19), Ackerman 1-15, Prior 1-8. Kodiak: Javier 18-31, Galindez 4-(-2), Miranda 3-8, Kionisala 3-3, Carros 1-(-4).

Passing — Soldotna: Furlong 10-13-0 — 171. Kodiak: Javier 1-5-1 — 7.

Receiving — Soldotna: Ackerman 1-20, Gibbs 1-22, Walden 2-20, Chavez 3-86, Jones 3-18. Kodiak: Eluska 1-7.



Kings 23, Mariners 22

Ketchikan 0 8 8 7 —23

Homer 8 6 0 8 —22

1st Quarter

Hom — Swoboda 2 run (Fisk run), 6:56.

2nd Quarter

Hom — Fisk 6 run (kick failed), 7:14.

Ket — McBurnette 10 pass from Hicks (Silva pass from McBurnette), 3:43.

3rd Quarter

Ket — Hicks 60 run (Silva pass from McBurnette), 8:54.

4th Quarter

Ket — Hicks 21 run (Elliot kick), 10:35.

Hom — McKenna 8 pass from Hutt (Hill run), 2:50.


Ket Hom

Rushes-yards 21-79 53-229

Return yards 41 48

Passing 12-25-2 2-7-2

Punts-avg 5-37.2 3-22.3

Fumbles-lost 0-0 4-0

Penalties-yards 10-95 9-70



Rushing — Ketchikan: McBurnette 8-4, Silva 2-(-5), Fousel 1-(-3), Hicks 8-76, Elliot 1-10. Homer: Hutt 18-69, Leuth 2-5, Hill 11-53, Fisk 14-101, Swoboda 4-9, Kallelid 1-0.

Passing — Ketchikan: McBurnette 12-25-2—142. Homer: Hutt 2-7-2—26.

Receiving — Ketchikan: Silva 2-6, Fousel 5-30, Hicks 2-69. Homer: Swoboda 1-18, McKenna 1-8.

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