Weekend hoops roundup

  • By Staff Report
  • Sunday, January 11, 2015 12:09am
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The Lathrop boys basketball team won the seventh-place game Saturday at the Alaska Prep Shootout at Dimond High School in Anchorage by a 56-50 score over Kenai Central.

Kenai got off to a fast start, leading 12-7 after the first quarter, but Lathrop led 27-25 at halftime and 40-28 after three quarters.

Jaden Whiteside paced the Malemutes with 22 points. For the Kardinals, Keith Ivy had 20 points, while Josh Jackman pitched in with 13. Ivy was ultimately named to the All-Tournament team.

In the boys championship game, Monroe Catholic earned a 63-53 win over Colony.

Colony outscored Ketchikan 22-16 in the second half to claim a 46-40 victory over Ketchikan in the girls championship game. Both teams entered the title contest with 2-0 records.

Monroe Catholic 52, Soldotna 44

In the girls third-place game, Monroe got rolling in the second half and picked up their first win of the tournament by downing Soldotna.

The Rams outscored the Stars 35-25 in the second half to claim their second win of the season.

Clark scored 17 of her game-high 23 points in the second half, including eight in the third quarter when Monroe outscored Soldotna 18-9 to take a 36-28 lead. Soldotna never got closer than four points in the final eight minutes.

Haley Miller led Soldotna with 21 points.

Ketchikan 65, Soldotna 60

In the boys third-place game, the Ketchikan Kings jumped out to a 21-9 lead in the first quarter and went on to claim a 65-60 victory over Soldotna.

Ketchikan finished the tournament 1-2 and Soldotna was 0-3. Joe Weltzin had a game-high 22 points for Soldotna and Dylan Kuntz added 17.

Ketchikan girls 41, Soldotna 31

The Kings used a solid second-half defensive effort to stop Soldotna on Friday at the Mt. McKinley Holiday Classic at Monroe Catholic in Fairbanks.

The Kings led 26-23 at halftime, but outscored SoHi 9-2 in the third quarter to take control of the game.

Lindsey Wong had 11 points to lead the Stars, while Eliah Anderson had 19 for the Kings.

Monroe Catholic boys 65, Soldotna 35

The Rams rolled past the Stars in the second day of the round-robin Mt. McKinley Holiday Classic.

The Rams opened up a 32-15 lead at halftime. Soldotna used a solid third quarter to cut the gap to 44-31 after three, but Monroe dominated the final quarter.

Nate Spence paced the Stars with 10 points, while Jalon McCullough pumped in 26 points for the Rams.

Juneau-Douglas boys 69, Kenai Central 63

The Crimson Bears used a quick start to win a consolation round game Friday at the Alaska Prep Shootout at Dimond High School in Anchorage.

Juneau took a 20-13 lead after the first quarter, but after that the Kards would outscore the Bears by one for the rest of the game.

Guy Bean had 23 points for Juneau, hitting 7 of 10 from the floor. Bruce Jones added 11, hitting 4 of 5 from the floor.

Kenai had a balanced scoring attack and turned the ball over just three times. Keith Ivy had 16 points, while Jonah Theisen, Josh Jackman and Kyle Foree each had 11 points.

Ninilchik girls 43, Seldovia 33

The host Wolverines pulled away in the second half for a Peninsula Conference victory on Friday.

Ninilchik led 16-14 at halftime, but outscored Seldovia 14-10 in the third quarter and 13-9 in the fourth quarter.

Olivia Delgado paced the Wolverines with 15 points, while Alanna Goins and Jordan Finney added 10 apiece.

For the Sea Otters, Marina Chissus had 20 points, while Olivia Turner dumped in 10.

Seldovia boys 57, Ninilchik 54

The visiting Sea Otters came back from a 46-37 deficit at the end of three quarters to notch a Peninsula Conference victory Friday.

Ninilchik also led 14-10 after the first quarter and 27-11 at halftime.

Calem Collier had a monster second half for the Sea Otters. Collier had 19 of his game-high 26 points in the second half, including five 3-pointers.

Aiden Philpot added 12 for Seldovia, while Chance Haller had 11.

Two of Ninilchik’s leading scorers finished the game in foul trouble. Big man Austin White had 18 points and finished with four fouls, while Tyler Presley had 14 points and finished with four fouls. Sam Mireles added 16 points for the Wolverines.

Kenai JV girls 46, Seldovia 28

The Sea Otters dropped a nonconference game at Kenai, with Olivia Turner scoring 13 points and Marina Chissus adding 11 for Seldovia.

Seldovia got into foul trouble early and had to sit the starters early in the first half. Kenai then used a full-court press and superior depth to pull away.

Kenai JV boys 61, Seldovia 59, OT

The close nonconference game at Kenai saw a 19-all tie at halftime and a 51-all tie at the end of regulation.

Tristan Landry had 20 points for the Kards, while Luke Beiser pitched in 10. For Seldovia, Aidan Philpot dumped in 31 while Calem Collier had 12.

 

Friday girls

Wolverines 43, Sea Otters 33

Seldovia 10 4 10 9 —33

Ninilchik 10 6 14 13 —43

SELDOVIA (33) — Chissus 7 6-9 20, Neumann 0 0-0 0, Mitchell 1 0-0 3, LaBelle 0 0-0 0, Turner 3 4-6 10 Waterbury 0 0-1 0. Totals — 11 10-16 33.

NINILCHIK (43) — Appelhanz 1 0-0 2, Delgado 7 1-5 15, Cooper 1 0-0 2, Sinclair 2 0-0 4, Goins 5 0-0 10, Finney 5 0-0 10. Totals — 21 1-5 43.

3-point goals — Seldovia 1 (Mitchell). Team fouls — Seldovia 8, Ninilchik 16. Fouled out — none.

 

Kings 41, Stars 31

Soldotna 12 11 2 6 —31

Ketchikan 15 11 9 6 —41

SOLDOTNA (31) — Aley 0 0-0 0, Nelson 1 0-0 2, Shaw 2 0-0 4, Jackson 0 0-0 0, Wong 4 2-2 11, Ramsell 4 0-1 8, Miller 2 0-3 4, Glaves 1 0-0 2. Totals — 14 2-6 31.

KETCHIKAN (41) — Dela Cruz 0 0-0 0, Ruaro 2 1-2 5, Slick 0 0-0 0, Christensen 1 0-0 3, Murphy 1 0-0 2, Biggerstaff 1 0-2 2, Edwardson 2 0-0 4, Anderson 8 2-4 19, Kemble 3 0-0 6. Totals — 18 3-8 41.

3-point goals — Soldotna 1 (Wong); Ketchikan 2 (Christensen, Anderson). Team fouls — Soldotna 10, Ketchikan 12. Fouled out — none.

 

Friday boys

Sea Otters 57, Wolverines 54

Seldovia 10 11 16 20 —57

Ninilchik 14 13 19 8 —54

SELDOVIA (57) — Dzyildirin 0 0-0 0, Waterbury 1 0-0 2, Collier 9 3-7 26, Haller 5 1-3 11, Philpot 4 3-6 12, O’Leary 3 0-0 6. Totals — 22 7-16 57.

NINILCHIK (54) — Appelhanz 2 0-0 4, Presley 6 1-2 14, Mireles 7 2-4 16, Bartolowits 1 0-0 2, Fidow 0 0-0 0, Pasqua 0 0-0 0, McGinnis 0 0-0 0, White 9 0-2 18. Totals — 25 3-8 54.

3-point goals — Seldovia (Collier 5, Philpot); Ninilchik 1 (Presley). Team fouls — Seldovia 14, Ninilchik 13. Fouled out — none.

 

Crimson Bears 69, Kardinals 63

Juneau 20 13 15 21 —69

Kenai 13 11 17 22 —63

JUNEAU-DOUGLAS (69) — Maake 0 1-2 1, Schultz 3 0-0 8, Ramos 2 4-4 9, Maka 0 0-0 0, Hoover 0 0-0 0, Yadao 2 1-2 6, Tompkins 2 1-2 5, Swofford 0 0-0 0, Bean 7 7-9 23, Kelly 0 0-0 0, Thibodeau 1 0-0 2, Jones 4 3-4 11, Klein 1 2-2 4. Totals — 22 19-25 69.

KENAI CENTRAL (63) — Theisen 4 -4 11, Ivy 6 2-3 16, McKee 1 2-3 5, Brazell 0 0-0 0, Ta. Landry 1 0-0 2, Jackman 3 5-6 11, Vest 2 0-0 5, Foree 5 0-2 11, Dye 0 0-0 0, Wortham 1 0-0 2. Totals — 23 11-18 63.

3-point goals — Juneau 6 (Schultz 2, Bean 2, Ramos, Yadao); Kenai 6 (Ivy 2, Theisen, McKee, Vest, Foree). Team fouls — Juneau 18, Kenai 21. Fouled out — Klein, McKee, Foree.

 

Rams 65, Stars 35

Soldotna 8 7 16 4 —35

Monroe 18 14 12 21 —65

SOLDOTNA (35) — Kuntz 1 0-0 2, Weltzin 1 4-5 6, Becher 0 0-0 0, Furlong 4 0-1 8, Spence 4 2-5 10, Duke 3 2-2 9, Gibbs 0 0-0 0, Fowler 0 0-0 0, Trammell 0 0-0 0, Dickson 0 0-0 0, Marcuson 0 0-0 0. Totals — 13 8-13 35.

MONROE CATHOLIC (65) — Brandon 0 1-2 1, McCullough 10 2-5 26, Davis 0 2-2 2, Brantley 0 2-2 2, Keys 0 0-0 0, Erickson 4 4-4 12, Bailey 1 0-0 2, Minder 2 1-1 6, Dane 0 0-0 0, O’Kelley 4 2-3 10, Justice 0 0-0 0, Kluting 1 1-4 4. Totals — 22 15-23 65.

3-point goals — Soldotna 1 (Duke); Monroe 6 (McCullough 4, Minder, Kluting). Team fouls — Soldotna 15, Monroe 13. Fouled out — none.

 

Saturday boys

Malemutes 56, Kardinals 50

Lathrop 7 20 13 16 —56

Kenai 12 13 3 22 —50

LATHROP (56) — Howard 3 0-0 7, Whiteside 7 7-9 22, White Jr. 3 1-2 7, Maiden Jr. 0 0-0 0, Berner 2 2-2 8, Noble 1 0-0 2, Handy 0 0-0 0, M. Wilken 0 0-0 0, Nero 1 0-1 2, E. Wilken 0 0-0 0, Titus-Milk 3 2-4 8, Perdue 0 0-0 0. Totals — 20 12-18 56.

KENAI CENTRAL (50) — Theisen 1 0-0 3, Ivy 6 6-10 20, McKee 2 2-4 6, Brazell 1 0-0 3, Ta. Landry 0 1-1 1, Jackman 6 0-0 13, Vest 0 0-0 0, Fitt 0 0-0 0, Foree 1 0-0 2, Wortham 1 0-0 2. Totals — 18 9-15 50.

3-point goals — Lathrop 4 (Berner 2, Whiteside, Howard); Kenai 5 (Ivy 2, Theisen, Brazell, Jackman). Team fouls — Lathrop 16, Kenai 14. Fouled out — none.

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