Thursday hoops roundup

  • By Staff Report
  • Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:56pm
  • Sports

The visiting Nikiski girls basketball team notched a 26-24 Southcentral Conference victory over Anchorage Christian Schools on Thursday.

The Bulldogs led 14-8 heading into the final quarter, and were able to hang on when the scoring picked up.

Rachel Thompson paced the Bulldogs with nine points, while Raven Thibodeaux had 10 for the Lions.

ACS boys 72, Nikiski 40

The visiting Bulldogs had a solid first half before the Lions took control of the Southcentral Conference contest in the second half.

ACS led 14-13 after the first quarter and 33-25 at halftime. But the Lions then went out and won the third quarter 19-6.

Randy Komoter had 17 points for the Lions, while Bobby Wilson had 16, Levi Auble had 13 and Zack Bronson had 10.

For the Bulldogs, Cade Anderson had 10 points, while Nathan Carstens pitched in with 10.

Grace girls 53, Homer 49

The host Grizzlies grabbed a 17-4 lead after one quarter and made it stand up for a Southcentral Conference victory Thursday.

Mary Hogan had 12 points for Grace, while Madison Akers pumped in 29 for Homer.

Grace boys 66, Homer 59

The host Grizzlies received 32 points and eight 3-pointers from Trevor Osbourne in notching a Southcentral Conference victory over the Mariners on Thursday.

Grace took a 15-7 lead after the first quarter, and it proved to be the decisive edge for the game.

Tobin Karlberg added 15 points for the Grizzlies. For Homer, Jaruby Nelson had 23 points and five 3-pointers of his own. Sheldon Hutt added 16 for the Mariners.

Ninilchik boys 72,
Nanwalek 44

The host Wolverines took a 26-8 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in claiming a Peninsula Conference win Thursday.

Austin White had 14 of his 22 points in the first quarter for Ninilchik, while Tyler Presley added 20 and Sam Mireles and Matt Bartolowits had 10 apiece.

For Nanwalek, Xavier Romanoff had 24 points, and Larry Ukatish added 14.

Thursday boys

Wolverines 72, Eagles 44

Nanwalek 8 10 12 14 —44

Ninilchik 26 17 19 10 —72

NANWALEK (44) — Romanoff 12 0-0 24, Jimmy 0 0-0 0, Bales 0 0-0 0, Huntsman 3 0-0 6, Ukatish 7 0-2 14. Totals — 22 0-2 44.

NINILCHIK (72) — Koch 1 0-0 2, Appelhanz 1 0-0 2, Presley 10 0-0 20, Mireles 5 0-0 10, Bartolowits 4 0-0 10, Fidow 1 0-0 2, Pasqua 0 0-2 0, McGinnis 2 0-0 4, White 11 0-0 22. Totals — 35 0-2 72.

3-point goals — Ninilchik 2 (Bartolowits 2). Team fouls — Nanwalek 2, Ninilchik 4. Fouled out — none.

Grizzlies 66, Mariners 59

Homer 7 18 20 14 —59

Grace 15 18 18 15 —66

HOMER (59) — B. Beachy 0 0-0 0, Reutov 3 0-0 7, Schneider 2 0-0 4, Nelson 9 0-0 23, Brown 3 1-1 9, Knisely 0 0-2 0, Hutt 7 2-2 16. Totals — 24 3-5 59.

GRACE CHRISTIAN (66) — Osborne 12 0-1 32, Shamburger 1 0-0 3, McGovern 0 0-0 0, Bro. Nieder 1 0-0 2, Bra. Nieder 0 0-0 0, VanderWeide 1 1-1 3, Murray 1 2-4 4, Karlberg 6 2-2 15, Sheldon 3 1-2 7. Totals — 25 6-10 66.

3-point goals — Homer 8 (Nelson 5, Brown 2, Reutov); Grace 10 (Osborne 8, Shamburger, Karlberg). Team fouls — Homer 13, Grace 5. Fouled out — Brown.

Lions 72, Bulldogs 40

Nikiski 13 12 6 9 —40

ACS 14 19 19 20 —72

NIKISKI (40) — Anderson 5 0-0 12, Johnson 2 3-6 7, Holloway 1 0-1 2, Tauriainen 1 0-0 3, N. Carstens 3 4-4 10, Jackson 2 0-0 4, Pamplin 1 0-2 2, B. Carstens 0 0-0 0. Totals — 15 7-13 40.

ACS (72) — Huckabay 1 0-2 3, Guillermo 1 0-0 2, Miller 3 0-0 7, Bronson 4 2-3 10, Scott 2 0-0 4, Wilson 7 2-2 16, Komoter 8 1-2 17, Auble 6 1-1 13. Totals — 32 6-10 72.

3-point goals — Nikiski 3 (Anderson 2, Tauriainen); ACS 2 (Huckabay, Miller). Team fouls — Nikiski 14, ACS 14. Fouled out — none.

Thursday girls

Grizzlies 53, Mariners 49

Homer 4 18 15 12 —49

Grace 17 14 12 10 —53

HOMER (49) — Renton 0 0-0 0, Alexander 2 0-0 4, Cleary 0 0-0 0, Clark 0 0-0 0, Akers 12 3-3 29, Fellows 3 2-2 8, Waclawski 3 1-1 7, Stafford 0 1-2 1, Fairbanks 0 0-0 0, Kann 0 0-0 0. Totals — 20 7-8 49.

GRACE CHRISTIAN (53) — VanderWeide 1 2-3 5, Hagen 4 1-2 11, M. Shamburger 0 0-0 0, Hogan 6 0-0 12, Logan 2 1-2 5, Lindfors 3 0-0 7, Akerman 0 0-0 0, Laker 3 0-0 6, S. Shamburger 3 0-0 7. Totals — 22 4-6 53.

3-point goals — Homer 2 (Akers 2); Grace 5 (Hagen 2, VanderWeide, Lindfors, S. Shamburger). Team fouls — Homer 10, Grace 6. Fouled out — Stafford.

Bulldogs 26, Lions 24

Nikiski 7 2 5 12 —26

ACS 3 0 5 16 —24

NIKISKI (26) — Parrish 0 1-3 1, Riddall 0 0-0 0, Pitt 1 2-2 4, Litke 2 1-2 5, Kornstad 0 0-0 0, Thompson 2 5-6 9, Litzen 3 1-1 7. Totals — 8 10-14 26.

ACS (24) — Bowden 0 0-0 0, Tebbits 0 0-0 0, O’Hara 0 0-0 0, Land 4 0-2 8, Williams 1 1-2 3, Carr 1 1-2 3, Thibodeaux 4 2-8 10. Totals — 10 4-14 24.

3-point goals — none. Team fouls — Nikiski 14, ACS 14. Fouled out — Riddall.

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