Kenai's Allie Ostrander fights for a ball with Juneau-Douglas' Rachelle Roldan as the Kardinals' Sarah Every and Alexis Baker (22) and Crimson Bears Cassie Dzinich look on during the Kardinals' 34-16 win over the Crimson Bears on Thursday in Juneau.

Kenai's Allie Ostrander fights for a ball with Juneau-Douglas' Rachelle Roldan as the Kardinals' Sarah Every and Alexis Baker (22) and Crimson Bears Cassie Dzinich look on during the Kardinals' 34-16 win over the Crimson Bears on Thursday in Juneau.

Thursday prep hoops roundup

  • By Staff Report
  • Friday, February 13, 2015 12:10am
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The Homer girls got off to a winning start Thursday at the Homer Winter Carnival tournament, defeating the Monroe Catholic JV squad 44-24.

Madison Akers poured in 20 points to lead the Mariners, and teammate Aurora Waclawski added nine points.

Homer took a 17-7 lead after the first quarter, but only scored three points in the second quarter to stake out a 20-13 halftime lead.

The Mariners then extended the lead to 21 with an 18-4 third quarter effort.

Homer will play Nikiski today at 6:30 p.m.

Homer boys 53, Klawock 52

The Mariners rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to edge Klawock on the opening day of the Winter Carnivel in front of the home fans.

Trailing 45-41 after three quarters, Homer used a 12-7 run to secure the win.

Kenneth Schneider scored six points in the fourth to push Homer to the win, and ended with 14 total. Sheldon Hutt scored a team-high 19 points. Josh Marvin led Klawock with a game-high 21 points and five 3’s.

Homer outscored Klawock 18-12 in the second quarter, but still trailed 29-28 at halftime.

Homer continues its tournament with an 8 p.m. meeting tonight against Nikiski.

Nikiski boys 64, CIA 60

The Bulldogs edged CIA in a high-scoring affair Thursday night.

Nathan Carstens led the Nikiski charge with 20 points and Hunter Holloway sunk five 3-pointers for 17. Luke Johnson chipped in 14 points as well.

Timmy Smithwick pumped in a game-high 25 points for CIA, including 21 in the second half. Older brother Riley Smithwick scored 11 of his 16 points in the first half.

Nikiski led 34-24 at halftime and 51-41 after three quarters, but were outscored by CIA 19-13 in the fourth quarter.

The Bulldogs play today at 8 p.m. against Homer, while CIA faces Klawock at 5 p.m.

Nikiski girls 44, CIA 13

Eight players scored for the Bulldogs in Thursday’s defensive win over Cook Inlet Academy, led by senior Rachel Thompson’s 12 points. Nikiski teammate Alison Litke added 10 points.

Ashleigh Hammond and Madison Orth scored five points apiece to lead CIA.

Nikiski opened up a 14-4 lead in the first quarter, then held CIA to four combined points in the second and third quarters to seal the win. The Bulldogs outscored the Eagles 20-2 in the third quarter alone.

Nikiski will play Homer today at 6:30 p.m., while CIA will face the Monroe JV at 3:30 p.m.

Kenai girls 34, Juneau 16

The visiting Kardinals clamped down on defense for a nonconference victory Thursday.

Kenai led 11-6 at the half and 22-13 after three quarters.

Hannah Barcus paced the Kards with 14 points.

Juneau boys 63, Kenai 50

The host Crimson Bears used a strong first half to notch a Thursday nonconference victory.

Juneau led 22-11 after the first quarter and 41-17 at halftime.

Bryce Swafford paced a balanced scoring attack for the Crimson Bears with 11 points, while Josh Jackman had 19 and Austin McKee added 10 for the Kards.


Seldovia Tournament

Seldovia boys 63, Kodiak ESS 39

The hometown boys team opened the Seldovia tournament with a resounding win over Kodiak ESS Thursday.

Aiden Philpot poured in 25 points to lead the Sea Otters. Teammate Calem Collier added 14 points and Seth O’Leary chipped in 13.

Seldovia streaked out to a 17-9 lead after one quarter, then stretched it to 33-20 by halftime.

Nikolaevsk boys 67, Birchwood Christian 28

The Warriors put away Birchwood Christian early with a dominant first half that resulted in a 33-11 halftime lead.

Felemon Molodih led the Nikolaevsk offense with 21 points and 11 rebounds, while teammate Nikit Fefelov added 22 points on 5-for-12 shooting from beyond the arc.

Neil Gordeev grabbed 16 boards to go along with 12 points and Jonah Fefelov brought down 14 boards with six points.

Nikolaevsk outscored Birchwood 15-0 in the opening quarter, then extended the lead with an 18-11 second quarter. The Warriors iced the game early with a 34-17 scoring advantage in the second half.

Nikolaevsk girls 55, Seldovia 28

The Warriors got off to a fast start and never looked back on the opening day of the Seldovia Tournament.

Megan Hickman put up 20 points for Nikolaevsk, and was joined by Serafima Kalugin with 12 points and Vera Fefelov with eight.

Olivia Turner led Seldovia with 14 points.

Nikolaevsk outscored Seldovia 18-2 in the first quarter and 20-8 in the second for a 38-10 lead at the half.

 

Valdez Elks Tournament

The Hutchison girls edged Seward 39-37 on the opening day of the Valdez Elks tournament on Thursday.

Elly Veazey scored 14 of her game-high 19 points in the second half to lead Hutchison to the win. Seward’s Jasmine Perea scored 16 points to lead the Seahawks, and teammate Kiana Clemens added 11.

Seward burst out with a 13-6 lead after the first quarter, but managed only four points in the second quarter to lead 17-16 at halftime. With the game tied at 27 apiece heading into the fourth quarter, Hutchison dug deep to pull out the win in the final eight minutes.

Hutchison boys 66, Seward 42

The Hawks cruised to a win on the first day of the Valdez tournament, getting points from nine different players.

Michael Benson and Spencer Johnston scored 12 apiece to lead Hutchison. Seward also had nine players in the scoring column, led by Michael Wolfe with 11 points and Alex Pahno with 10.

Hutchison led 49-19 after three quarters, but Seward poured on the speed in the final quarter with 23 points. However, the deficit was too big to overcome.

 

Thursday girls

Mariners 44, Rams 24

Homer 17 3 18 6 —44

Monroe JV 7 6 4 7 —24

HOMER (44) — Fabich 0 0-0 0, Reutov 1 0-0 2, Alexander 1 0-0 2, Ramirez-Clark 0 0-0 0, Jacobson 0 0-0 0, Akers 8 4-5 20, Fellows 1 1-2 3, Waclawski 2 1-2 9, Fairbanks 0 0-0 0, Kann 0 0-0 0, Cole 0 0-0 0, Stafford 3 2-2 8. Totals 17 8-11 44.

MONROE JV (24) — Mapp 0 0-4 0, Wallace 1 0-0 2, Michel 4 1-2 10, Holland 0 0-0 0, Withers 0 1-4 1, Hajdukovich 0 1-2 1, Lundgren 2 1-2 5, Martinez 2 0-2 4, Puryear 0 1-2 1. Totals 9 5-18 24.

3-point goals — Homer 2 (Waclawski 2); Monroe JV 1 (Michel). Fouled out — none.

 

Bulldogs 44, Eagles 13

Nikiski 14 8 20 2 —44

CIA 4 2 2 5 —13

NIKISKI (44) — Parrish 2 0-0 5, Perry 0 1-2 1, Riddall 2 0-0 4, Vollertson 0 0-0 0, Pitt 2 0-2 4, Litke 4 2-2 10, Kornstad 2 0-0 4, Thompson 6 0-0 12, Jackson 0 0-0 0, Litzen 1 2-2 2. Totals 19 5-9 44.

CIA (13) — Delon 0 0-2 0, Taplin 0 0-0 0, Lyons 1 0-0 3, Hammond 2 1-4 5, Orth 2 1-2 5, McGahan 0 0-0 0. Totals 5 2-8 13.

3-point goals — Nikiski 1 (Parrish 1); CIA 1 (Lyons 1). Fouled out — none.

 

Warriors 55, Sea Otters 28

Nikolaevsk 18 20 14 3 —55

Seldovia 2 8 10 8 —28

NIKOLAEVSK (55) — Ki. Klaich 1 0-0 2, Kr. Klaich 1 0-0 2, Fefelov 4 0-0 8, Johnson 0 0-0 0, Sellers 0 0-0 0, Kalugin 6 0-0 12, Gordeev 3 0-0 6, E. Gordeev 0 1-4 1, Dorvall 0 0-0 0, Hickman 10 0-0 20, Jones 2 0-0 4. Totals 25 1-4 55.

SELDOVIA (28) — Joseph 1 0-0 3, Chissus 3 2-3 8, Neumann 1 0-0 2, Mitchell 0 0-0 0, Labelle 0 0-0 0, Turner 6 0-2 14, Waterbury 0 1-5 1. Totals 11 3-10 28.

3-point goals — Seldovia 3 (Turner 2, Joseph 1). Fouled out — none.

 

Hawks 39, Seahawks 37

Hutchison 6 10 11 12 —39

Seward 13 4 10 10 —37

HUTCHISON (39) — Stark 2 2-2 6, Peterson 2 2-2 6, Sanchez 0 0-0 0, Titus 0 0-0 0, Veazey 7 2-2 19, Duffield 1 0-0 3, Hopper 2 0-1 5. Totals 14 6-7 39.

SEWARD (37) — Anderson 0 0-0 0, Honebein 0 0-0 0, Jackson 1 0-0 2, Baldwin 0 0-0 0, Lapanskas 4 0-0 8, Perea 8 0-0 16, Clemens 4 2-2 11. Totals 17 2-2 37.

3-point goals — Hutchison 5 (Veazey 3, Duffield 1, Hopper 1); Seward 1 (Clemens). Fouled out ­— none.

 

Kardinals 34, Crimson Bears 16

Kenai 5 6 11 12 —34

Juneau 1 5 7 3 —16

KENAI CENTRAL (34) — Ostrander 0 3-4 3, Holmes 1 0-0 2, Drury 0 5-6 5, Steinbeck 1 3-4 5, Baker 0 0-0 0, Booth 0 0-0 0, Barcus 5 4-7 14, Every 1 2-2 5. Totals — 8 17-23 34.

JUNEAU-DOUGLAS (16) — Hoover 0 2-2 2, A. Watts 0 0-0 0, Hulberg 0 0-0 0, I. Watts 1 1-3 3, Fogg 0 0-0 0, Roldan 2 0-0 5, Robinson 0 0-0 0, Archart 1 1-3 3, Norcen 1 1-3 3. Totals — 5 5-11 16.

3-point goals — Kenai 1 (Every); Juneau 1 (Roldan). Team fouls — Kenai 14, Juneau 22. Fouled out — none.

 

Thursday Boys

Bulldogs 64, Eagles 60

Nikiski 16 18 17 13 —64

CIA 11 13 17 19 —60

NIKISKI (64) — Anderson 1 1-3 1, Johnson 5 4-7 14, Castro 0 0-0 0, Holloway 6 0-0 17, Malston 1 1-1 3, Taurianian 1 0-2 2, Carstens 8 0-0 20, Jackson 2 3-8 7, B. Carstens 0 0-0 0. Totals 23 9-21 64.

CIA (60) — A. Hammond 2 2-5 7, B. Hammond 2 0-0 4, R. Smithwick 0 4-4 4, Barlow 0 2-2 2, J. Smithwick 7 1-2 16, Solie 1 0-0 2, T. Smithwick 9 3-4 25. Totals 21 12-17 60.

3-point goals — Nikiski 9 (Holloway 5, N. Carstens 4); CIA 6 (T. Smithwick 4, J. Smithwick 1, A. Hammond 1). Fouled out — none.

 

Mariners 53, Chieftans 52

Homer 9 12 13 12 —53

Klawock 17 12 16 7 —52

HOMER (53) — Beachy 0 0-0 0, Reutov 4 0-0 9, Schneider 6 0-1 14, Nelson 3 3-3 10, J. Beachy 0 0-0 0, Knisely 0 0-0 0, Hutt 8 3-6 19, Edens 0 1-2 1, Etewider 0 0-0 0. Totals 21 7-12 53.

KLAWOCK (52) — Hope 5 0-0 11, Marvin 2 0-0 4, Kennedy 0 0-0 0, J. Marvin 8 0-0 21, Yates 0 0-0 0, George 4 5-7 13, England 0 0-0 0. Totals 20 5-7 52.

3-point goals — Homer 4 (Schneider 2, Reutov 1, Nelson 1); Klawock 7 (Marvin 5, Hope 1, unnamed 1). Fouled out — none.

 

Sea Otters 63, Bears 39

Seldovia 17 16 12 18 —63

Kodiak ESS 9 11 11 18 —39

SELDOVIA (63) — Ozyildirim 1 0-0 2, Waterbury 3 2-2 9, Collier 6 2-4 14, Haller 0 0-4 0, Philpot 11 0-2 25, O’Leary 6 1-2 13, Stanish 0 0-0 0. Totals 27 5-14 63.

KODIAK ESS (39) — Reft 1 1-2 4, Phillips 0 0-0 0, Nelson 0 0-0 0, Bennett 4 0-0 8, Robustellini 2 0-0 5, Elvehjem 1 1-2 3, Bortleson 8 2-2 19, Amodo 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 4-6 39.

3-point goals — Seldovia 4 (Philpot 3, Waterbury 1); Kodiak ESS 3 (Reft 1, Robustellini 1, Bortleson 1). Fouled out — none.

Nikolaevsk 67, Birchwood Christian 28

Nikolaevsk 15 18 20 14 —67

Birchwood 0 11 10 7 —28

NIKOLAEVSK (67) — K. Molodih 1 0-0 2, Trail 1 0-0 2, Yakunin 0 0-0 0, N. Fefelov 7 3-4 22, Gordeev 5 1-2 12, Molodih 9 3-8 21, J. Fefelov 2 1-3 6, Kalugin 1 0-0 2. Totals 26 8-17 67.

BIRCHWOOD (28) — Becker 0 0-0 0, Peterson 0 0-0 0, Reich 1 0-0 3, Sterling 0 0-0 0, Lo. Wohrle 0 0-0 0, Keiffer 6 0-1 12, Jones 3 2-6 8, La. Wohrle 1 0-0 3, O’Neill 1 0-0 2, Alexander 0 0-3 0. Totals 12 2-10 28.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 7 (N. Fefelov 5, Gordeev 1, J. Fefelov 1); Birchwood Christian 2 (Reich 1, Wohrle 1).

Hawks 66, Seahawks 42

Hutchison 13 15 21 17 —66

Seward 7 8 4 23 —42

HUTCHISON (66) — Benson 4 2-3 12, Johnston 5 0-0 12, Pacheco 1 0-0 2, Page 4 1-2 10, Demit 0 0-0 0, John 5 0-0 11, Peter 2 0-0 4, Ughutevbe 5 0-0 10, Lancefort 0 1-2 1, White 2 0-0 4. Totals 28 4-7 66.

SEWARD (42) — Jacobson 0 0-0 0, Perry 1 0-0 2, Marshall 1 0-0 2, Pahno 5 0-3 10, Zweifel 0 1-2 1, Brewi 0 0-0 0, Estes 0 0-0 0, Wolfe 4 0-0 11, Sieverts 2 0-0 4, N. Pahno 1 0-0 2, Deboard 1 1-2 3, Jackson 2 2-3 7. Totals 17 4-10 42.

3-point goals — Hutchison 6 (Benson 2, Johnston 2, Page 1, John 1); Seward 4 (Wolfe 3, Jackson 1). Fouled out — none.

Crimson Bears 63, Kardinals 50

Kenai 11 6 10 23 —50

Juneau 22 19 10 12 —63

KENAI CENTRAL (50) — Theisen 0 2-2 2, Ivy 1 1-3 3, McKee 3 2-4 10, Brazell 0 0-0 0, Landry 2 0-0 4, Jackman 6 6-8 19, Vest 2 1-2 5, Foree 0 0-0 0, Wortham 3 1-2 7. Totals —17 13-21 50.

JUNEAU-DOUGLAS (63) — Maake 0 0-0 0, Schultz 2 0-0 4, Ramos 2 0-0 4, Hoover 1 0-0 2, Yadao 1 0-1 2, Tompkins 3 1-1 8, Swafford 5 1-2 11, Bean 3 0-0 8, Kelly 3 0-1 6, Thibodeau 1 0-0 3, Jones 4 0-0 8, Klein 2 2-3 7. Totals — 25 4-8 63.

3-point goals — Kenai 3 (McKee 2, Jackman1); Juneau 5 (Bean 2, Tompkins, Thibodeau, Klein). Team fouls — Kenai 13, Juneau 20. Fouled out — Foree.

Kenai's Austin McKee floats a shot over Juneau-Douglas defenders Manase Maake (1) and Bruce Jones (43) during the Kardinals' 63-50 loss to the Crimson Bears on Thursday in Juneau.

Kenai’s Austin McKee floats a shot over Juneau-Douglas defenders Manase Maake (1) and Bruce Jones (43) during the Kardinals’ 63-50 loss to the Crimson Bears on Thursday in Juneau.

Kenai's Josh Jackman (22) splits Juneau-Douglas defenders Bryce Swofford (21) and Bruce Jones during the Kardinals' 63-50 loss to the Crimson Bears on Thursday in Juneau.

Kenai’s Josh Jackman (22) splits Juneau-Douglas defenders Bryce Swofford (21) and Bruce Jones during the Kardinals’ 63-50 loss to the Crimson Bears on Thursday in Juneau.

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