Thunder Mountain girls claim Kenai River Challenge title

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, December 20, 2014 11:36pm
  • Sports

The Thunder Mountain girls wrapped up the Kenai River Challenge championship Saturday with a 40-33 victory over Kenai Central.

The Falcons used a big fourth quarter to post the Saturday victory and finish the tournament 3-0. Thunder Mountain also defeated Soldotna 60-32 on Friday. The Kards, who lost to Homer on Friday, finished the tournament 1-2.

Kenai led 26-22 heading into the final eight minutes, but the Falcons posted an 18-7 advantage for the win.

Alondra Echiverri and Ashley Young each had 11 points to lead the Falcons. For Kenai, Abby Beck had a game-high 14 points.

Seward girls 42, Homer 37

The Seahawks held off the Mariners for a Saturday victory. Both teams finished 2-1. Seward had defeated Lumen Christi 58-15 on Friday.

Kiana Clemens and Jasmine Perea each had 13 points for Seward, while Madison Akers had 15 for Homer.

Soldotna girls 74, Lumen Christi 14

The Stars finished with a big victory over the Archangels on Saturday. SoHi finished the tournament 1-2, while Lumen was 0-3.

Hayley Ramsell led the way with 26 points, and eight other Stars got into the scorebook. For Lumen, Cassandra Zitzow had six.

 

Saturday

Falcons 40, Kardinals 33

T. Mountain 7 10 5 18 —40

Kenai 9 6 11 7 —33

THUNDER MOUNTAIN (40) — Thompkins 3 2-4 8, Uddipa 0 0-0 0, Echiverri 4 3-5 11, Ekis 0 2-4 2, Maka 2 3-4 8, Topou 0 0-0 0, Martin 0 0-2 0, Young 5 1-2 11. Totals — 14 11-21 40.

KENAI CENTRAL (33) — Ostrander 2 0-0 5, Holmes 0 0-0 0, Drury 1 3-7 5, Steinbeck 0 0-2 0, Baker 1 0-0 2, Booth 0 1-2 1, Barcus 0 2-4 2, Beck 5 4-6 14, Every 2 0-0 4. Totals — 13 10-21 33.

3-point goals — Thunder Mountain 1 (Maka); Kenai 1 (Ostrander). Team fouls — Thunder Mountain 19, Kenai 18. Fouled out — Young.

 

Seahawks 42, Mariners 37

Homer 9 4 11 13 —37

Seward 14 6 10 12 —42

HOMER (37) — Alexander 1 5-5 7, Cleary 0 0-0 0, Clark 0 0-0 0, Akers 5 4-6 15, Waclawski 0 0-0 0, Stafford 3 1-2 9, Hendrickson 3 0-0 6. Totals — 12 10-13 37.

SEWARD (42) — Moriarity 0 0-0 0, Anderson 2 0-0 4, Honebein 2 0-0 4, Jackson 3 0-1 6, Baldwin 0 0-0 0, Lipanskas 1 0-0 2, Perea 6 1-3 13, Clemens 2 9-11 13. Totals — 16 10-15 42.

3-point goals — Homer 3 (Stafford 2, Akers). Team fouls — Homer 16, Seward 16. Fouled out — none.

 

Stars 74, Archangels 14

Lumen Christi 2 5 1 6 —14

Soldotna 24 25 12 13 —74

LUMEN CHRISTI (14) — Barnes 0 0-0 0, Dufrane 0 0-0 0, Bakic 2 0-0 4, Estes 0 2-6 2, Kruger 1 0-2 2, McCormick 0 0-0 0, Zitzow 3 0-0 6. Totals — 6 2-8 14.

SOLDOTNA (74) — Rouse 2 2-2 6, Aley 1 1-1 3, Nelson 4 0-0 9, Schneider 1 0-0 2, Shaw 3 0-0 7, Jackson 2 2-2 7, McDonald 0 0-0 0, Ramsell 10 6-6 26, M. Miller 4 0-2 8, H. Miller 3 0-2 6, Glaves 0 0-0 0. Totals — 30 11-15 74.

3-point goals — Soldotna 3 (Nelson, Shaw, Jackson). Team fouls — Lumen Christi 13, Soldotna 14. Fouled out — none.

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