Weekend hoops roundup: Homer girls win 17th straight

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, March 5, 2016 1:48am
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The visiting Homer girls basketball team came back in the fourth quarter to top Anchorage Christian Schools 44-38 and claim a 17th straight victory.

The Mariners were down 36-35 entering the final frame, but Aurora Waclawski led the fourth-quarter charge with seven of her 16 points. Kayla Stafford had 10 for the Mariners. For the Lions, Jordan Todd pumped in 12 points.

Nikiski girls 50, Grace Christian 48

The Bulldogs held off the host Grizzlies in Southcentral Conference action on Friday in Anchorage.

The Bulldogs are now 2-1 against the Grizzlies this season, winning 42-40 in early February at the Valdez Elks tourney and losing 39-33 in mid-February at Nikiski.

Grace took a 13-8 lead after the first quarter, but Nikiski came back to lead 28-25 at halftime and 38-33 entering the final frame.

In the final quarter, Grace went 13 of 16 from the charity stripe, but Nikiski held on.

Hallie Riddall and Brianna Vollertsen each had nine for the Bulldogs, while Annie VanderWeide had 17 for Grace, and Mary Hogan added 13.

Grace Christian boys 73, Nikiski 40

The host Grizzlies jumped out to a 24-9 lead after the first quarter on the way to the Southcentral Conference win in Anchorage.

Trevor Osborne had 28 points for the Grizzlies, including 20 in the first half. Also for Grace, Tobin Karlberg had 17 points — 13 in the first half — and Ryan Sheldon had 10.

For the Bulldogs, Jace Kornstad had nine.

Houston girls 53, Nikiski 45

The host Hawks notched a Southcentral Conference win over the Bulldogs on Saturday.

Aspen Ruth led Houston with 12 points. Kimberly Quincy added nine points and Kaila Wilkerson chipped in eight. Arianne Parrish led Nikiski with 14, while. Jace Kornstad added eight.

Houston boys 61, Nikiski 58

The host Hawks held on for a wild win, scoring a Southcentral Conference victory.

Ben Bitler used a field goal from the right base line with 22 seconds left in regulation break a 58-58 tie, and supply the go-ahead basket. Ben Pelesasa added a free three with 14 seconds left to help the Hawks’ cause. In another key moment, Kade Taylor took a charge with 17 seconds left to force a Bulldogs turnover.

Taylor led the Hawks with 18 points in the victory. Pelesasa notched a double-double, collecting 15 points and 13 rebounds. Bitler just missed a double-double with 13 points and nine rebounds. Kolby Taylor dished 10 assists.

Nathan Carstens led Nikiski with 14 points.

Anchorage Christian Schools girls 59, Seward 33

The host Lions outscored the Seahawks 18-6 in the first quarter in a Southcentral Conference victory Friday.

Jessie Davis had 14 points for ACS, while MaryKate Parks added 10. For Seward, Ayla Lapinskas had 10.

Anchorage Christian Schools boys 93, Seward 50

The host Lions kept pulling away from the Seahawks for a Southcentral Conference victory Friday in Anchorage.

ACS led 21-14 after the first and 45-31 at halftime. Mareng Gatkouth had 23 points for the Lions, while Trey Huckabay had 20, Chester Makoi had 14 and Zach Bronson had 11. Ronnie Jackson paced the Seahawks with 24, while Nik Pahno had 19.

Grace Christian girls 44, Seward 16

The host Grizzlies clamped down on defense, holding Seward to three points in the second half, for a Southcentral Conference victory Saturday.

Sarah Laker had 14 for Grace, while Annie VanderWeide chipped in 11. Ayla Lapinskas paced Seward with five points.

Grace Christian boys 74, Seward 49

The host Grizzlies ran away from the Seahawks after the first quarter for the Southcentral Conference victory Saturday.

Trevor Osborne had 24 for Grace, while Tobin Karlberg had 19 and Ryan Sheldon added 16.

Rhett Sieverts and Ronnie Jackson each had 16 points for the Seahawks.

Homer girls 50, Houston 43

The Mariners swiped their 16th straight game, beating host Houston in Peninsula Conference play Friday.

Madison Akers finished with 16 points, five rebounds and five steals for the Hawks. Kayla Stafford added 10 for Homer, which enjoyed a 17-7 second-quarter run.

Kalia Wilkerson led Houston with 16 points. Aspen Ruth added 12 points and nine rebounds.

Houston boys 64, Homer 43

The return of Kade Taylor helped spark the host Hawks on Friday night in Southcentral Conference play.

Taylor, playing in just his second game after missing about six weeks due to injury, scored a game-high 23 points.

Ben Bitler notched a double-double, with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Kendell Ruta added 14 points and Kolby Taylor dished 13 assists.

Jordan Beachy, Hunter Edens and Johann Kallelid finished with 10 points each for Homer.

ACS boys 92, Homer 42

The host Lions took a 30-6 lead after the first quarter and did not look back.

Mareng Gatkouth had 28 points to lead the Lions, while Trey Huckabay had 17 and Chester Makoi added 14.

Koby Etzwiler led the Mariners with 12 points, while Hunter Edens and Johann Kallelid each had 10.

 

Friday girls

Lions 59, Seahawks 33

Seward 6 7 4 16 —33

ACS 18 15 14 12 —59

SEWARD (33) — Moriarity 3 3-6 9, Anderson 0 0-1 0, Honebein 1 0-0 2, Tolson 0 0-0 0, Jackson 1 0-0 2, Lapinskas 5 0-0 10, VonBorstel 3 0-0 6, Petrosius 2 0-0 4. Totals — 15 3-7 33.

ANCHORAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (59) — Parks 4 1-1 10, Tebbits 1 3-6 6, Sutter 0 0-0 0, Davis 4 2-4 14, McCaferey 3 0-0 6, Williams 3 2-3 9, Capp 2 1-3 5, Todd 3 3-4 9. Totals — 20 12-21 59.

3-point goals — ACS 7 (Davis 4, Parks, Tebbits, Williams). Team fouls — Seward 20, ACS 17. Fouled out — Moriarity, Anderson.

 

Bulldogs 50, Grizzlies 48

Nikiski 8 20 10 12 —50

Grace 13 12 8 15 —48

NIKISKI (50) — Wik 2 0-0 5, Riddall 4 1-2 9, Vollertsen 5 1-1 11, Pitt 2 1-2 5, Clark 3 0-1 7, Parrish 3 2-2 8, Jackson 0 0-0 0, Kornstad 2 0-0 5. Totals — 21 5-8 50.

GRACE CHRISTIAN (48) — VanderWeide 4 7-9 17, Hagen 3 3-4 9, Shamburger 1 5-6 7, Hogan 3 7-10 13, Jarvis 0 0-0 0, Salima 0 0-0 0, Laker 1 0-0 2. Totals — 12 22-29 48.

3-point goals — Nikiski 2 (Wik, Clark); Grace 2 (VanderWeide 2). Team fouls — Nikiski 19, Grace 12. Fouled out — none.

 

Friday boys

Grizzlies 73, Bulldogs 40

Nikiski 9 9 9 13 —40

Grace 24 22 16 11 —73

NIKISKI (40) — I. Johnson 1 3-6 5, Anderson 1 0-0 3, L. Johnson 3 0-0 6, Kornstad 3 0-0 9, Holloway 1 0-0 3, Tauriainen 2 0-0 6, Carstens 2 0-0 4, Pamplin 2 0-0 4. Totals — 15 3-6 40.

GRACE CHRISTIAN (73) — Salima 0 3-4 3, Osborne 12 0-0 28, Shamburger 2 0-0 5, Wood 2 2-2 4, McGovern 1 0-0 2, Bro. Nieder 2 0-1 4, Bra. Nieder 0 0-0 0, Sheldon 0 0-0 0, Karlberg 7 2-2 17, Sheldon 5 0-0 10. Totals — 31 7-9 73.

3-point goals — Nikiski 7 (Kornstad 3, Tauriainen 2, Holloway, Anderson); Grace 6 (Osborne 4, Shamburger, Karlberg). Team fouls — Nikiski 14, Grace 12. Fouled out — none.

 

Lions 93, Seahawks 50

Seward 14 17 12 7 —50

ACS 21 24 23 23 —93

SEWARD (50) — Berry 1 1-2 3, Hauze 0 0-0 0, Zweifel 1 0-1 4, Kratz 0 0-0 0, Jacobson 0 0-0 0, Sieverts 0 0-0 0, Pahno 7 4-6 19, Nillson 0 0-0 0, Jackson 7 8-11 24, Petrosius 0 0-0 0. Totals — 17 13-20 50.

ANCHORAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (93) — Gatkouth 9 0-0 23, Huckabay 6 8-12 20, Onochie 2 0-1 4, Cha 1 0-0 2, Haynor 1 0-0 2, Bronson 5 1-3 11, Guzman 2 0-0 5, Dickerson 3 0-0 7, Parks 0 0-0 0, Lozano 1 2-2 5, Hall 0 0-0 0, Makoi 7 0-0 14. Totals — 37 11-18 93.

3-point goals — Seward 3 (Jackson 2, Pahno); ACS 8 (Gatkouth 5, Guzman, Dickerson, Lozano). Team fouls — Seward 16, ACS 21. Fouled out — none.

 

Saturday girls

Grizzlies 44, Seahawks 16

Seward 5 8 3 0 —16

Grace 8 5 18 13 —44

SEWARD (16) — Moriarity 0 3-5 3, Anderson 1 2-4 4, Honebein 1 0-0 2, Tolson 0 0-0 0, Jackson 0 0-0 0, Lapinskas 2 1-2 5, VonBorstel 0 2-4 2, Petrosius 0 0-2 0. Totals 4 8-17 16.

GRACE CHRISTIAN (44) — VanderWeide 4 2-2 11, Hagen 3 1-2 8, Shamburger 1 2-4 5, Hogan 1 0-0 2, Jarvis 0 0-0 0, Salima 2 0-0 4, Laker 4 6-7 14. Totals — 15 11-15 44.

3-point goals — Grace 3 (VanderWeide, Hagen, Shamburger). Team fouls — Seward 15, Grace 15. Fouled out — none.

 

Mariners 44, Lions 38

Homer 8 9 18 9 —44

ACS 11 12 13 2 —38

HOMER (44) — Todd 0 0-0 0, Reutov 1 0-0 2, Cleary 1 1-1 3, Draves 2 2-2 7, Akers 3 0-0 6, Cole 0 0-0 0, Waclawski 5 5-10 16, Stafford 4 0-1 10. Totals — 16 8-14 44.

ANCHORAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (38) — Parks 1 0-0 2, Tebbits 1 0-0 3, Davis 2 0-0 6, McCaffrey 1 2-2 4, Williams 2 0-0 4, Carr 3 1-6 7, Todd 6 0-0 12. Totals — 16 3-8 38.

3-point goals — Homer 4 (Stafford 2, Draves, Waclawski); ACS 3 (Davis 2, Tebbits). Team fouls — Homer 14, ACS 14. Fouled out — none.

 

Saturday boys

Grizzlies 74, Seahawks 49

Seward 15 10 14 10 —49

Grace 19 24 18 13 —74

SEWARD (49) — Berry 2 0-0 4, Hauze 1 0-0 3, Estes 0 0-0 0, Zweifel 0 0-0 0, Kratz 1 0-0 2, Brewi 1 0-0 2, Jacobson 0 0-0 0, Sieverts 7 0-1 16, Pahno 2 0-0 6, Nillson 0 0-0 0, Jackson 3 9-9 16, Petrosius 0 0-0 0. Totals — 17 9-10 49.

GRACE CHRISTIAN (74) — Salima 2 0-2 4, Osborne 10 0-0 24, Shamburger 1 0-0 2, Wood 0 0-0 0, McGovern 2 1-2 5, Bro. Nieder 2 0-1 4, Bra. Nieder 0 0-0 0, C. Sheldon 0 0-0 0, Karlberg 7 2-2 19, R. Sheldon 8 0-0 16. Totals — 32 3-7 74.

3-point goals — Seward 6 (Sieverts 2, Pahno 2, Jackson, Hauze); Grace 7 (Osborne 4, Karlberg 3). Team fouls — Seward 11, Grace 9. Fouled out — none.

 

Lions 92, Mariners 42

Homer 6 16 14 6 —42

ACS 30 22 31 9 —92

HOMER (42) — Ravin 0 0-0 0, Rohr 0 2-2 2, Etzwiler 6 0-0 12, Beachy 2 0-0 4, Edens 3 4-4 10, Felde 0 0-0 0, Ellison 1 0-0 2, Kallelid 5 0-0 10, Carroll 0 0-0 0, Cortez 0 0-0 0, Swoboda 0 2-2 2, Mann 0 0-0 0. Totals — 17 8-8 42.

ANCHORAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (92) — Gatkouth 11 0-0 28, Huckabay 6 4-5 17, Cha 0 0-0 0, Cho 0 0-0 0, Bronson 4 0-0 8, Guzman 5 1-1 12, Dickerson 0 0-0 0, Parks 0 0-0 0, Onochie 3 1-2 7, Lozano 1 0-0 3, Hall 1 0-0 3, Makoi 7 0-0 14. Totals — 38 6-8 92.

3-point goals — ACS 10 (Gatkouth 6, Huckabay, Guzman, Lozano, Hall). Team fouls — Homer 11, ACS 10. Fouled out — none.

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