Weekend hoops roundup: Kenai girls top Palmer, Seward; Seward boys beat Kenai

Weekend hoops roundup: Kenai girls top Palmer, Seward; Seward boys beat Kenai

The host Kenai Central girls basketball team notched a 49-37 nonconference victory over Palmer on Friday.

The Moose led 17-16 at the half, but Kenai won the third quarter 19-9 and the fourth 14-11.

Jaycie Calvert paced the Kardinals with 16 points, hitting five 3-pointers. For Palmer, Abriana Busbey had 11 points.

Seward boys 48, Kenai 42

Somebody from the Southcentral Conference finally figured out how to top the host Kardinals in a close game, as the Seahawks dropped Kenai to 5-1 in the league with the Saturday loss.

Seward led 16-12 after the first quarter, but Kenai led 25-22 at the half. The end of three saw Kenai clinging to a 33-32 lead, but the Seahawks won the final frame 16-9.

For Seward, Connor Spanos had 14 points, while Sam Koster pitched in 10. For the Kardinals, Adam Trujillo had 13.

Palmer boys 55, Kenai 42

The visiting Moose dominated the second half in picking up a nonconference victory Friday. Kenai led 27-25 at halftime, but Palmer won the second half 30-15.

Jacob Titus and Kenny Marshall had 18 points for Palmer. For Kenai, Adam Trujillo led with 16 points, while Andrew Bezdecny had 10 points.

Kenai girls 47, Seward 10

The host Kardinals cruised to a Southcentral Conference victory Saturday, leading 12-3 after a quarter and 25-4 at the half.

Brooke Satathite had 18 to lead the Kardinals, while Sequoia Sieverts had six for the Seahawks.

Lumen Christi girls 27, Cook Inlet Academy 26

The host Archangels held off the Eagles for a Peninsula Conference victory Saturday.

CIA led 11-5 after a quarter, but Lumen led 17-16 at halftime. CIA came back for a 22-20 lead after three quarters before the Archangels finished strong.

Sophia Dupras paced Lumen with 11 points. For CIA, Anna Henderson led the way with 10 points.

Lumen Christi boys 51, Cook Inlet Academy 15

After a slow start, the host Archangels cruised to a Peninsula Conference victory Saturday.

The game was tied at 4 after a quarter, but Lumen then won the second quarter 19-2 to take control.

Daniel Bennett had 22 for the Archangels, while Brendon Gregory and Andrew Howard had 10 points apiece. For CIA, Mason Zeigler had five points.

Lady Grizzly Hardwood Classic

The Homer girls lost to Bartlett’s junior varsity 42-25 on Saturday in the fourth-sixth place game of the tournament in Anchorage.

The Homer girls advanced to the fourth-sixth place game with a 56-51 victory over Aniak on Friday.

Lumen Christi girls 28, Ninilchik 25

The host Archangels came back in the fourth quarter for a Peninsula Conference victory Friday.

Ninilchik led 9-8 after a quarter, but Lumen went up 16-12 at halftime. The Wolverines led 21-20 going into the final quarter.

Jaime Martin had 13 for the Archangels, while Sophia Dupras had 12. Isabella Koch had 10 points for the Wolverines before fouling out.

Lumen Christi boys 57, Ninilchik 52

The host Archangels notched a close Peninsula Conference victory Friday.

Brennan Gregory had 24 points for Lumen, while Daniel Bennett and Andrew Howard added 13.For Ninilchik, Garrett Koch led the way with 16 points, while George Nelson had 15 and Jake Clark added 10.

Susitna Valley Crowley Classic

The Nikolaevsk boys took third place at the tournament Saturday, while the Warriors girls nabbed fourth place.

The Nikolaevsk girls were defeated 57-46 by Tri-Valley in the third-place game. Nikolaevsk led 14-9 after a quarter, but Tri-Valley led 24-21 at halftime and 45-26 after three quarters.

Rachel Cockman pumped in 25 points, 20 of which came in the crucial second and third quarters, while Jazmyn Byfuglien had 16. Markiana Yakunin poured in 19 points for Nikolaevsk, while Elizabeth Fefelov had 14 points.

Also Saturday, the Nikolaevsk boys notched a 56-32 victory over Fort Yukon in the third-place game. The Warriors led 24-16 at halftime, when won the third quarter 18-6.

Lukah Kalugin had 19 points to lead Nikolaevsk, while Isaak Fefelov added 17. Michael Trail collected 16 rebounds.

Friday, the Nikolaevsk girls notched a 54-31 victory over Sand Point. Elizabeth Fefelov had 20 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Warriors, while Markiana Yakunin had 15 and Sophia Klaich had 10.

Also Friday, the Nikolaevsk boys defeated Sand Point 73-57. Michael Trail led a balanced scoring attack with 21 points and 22 rebounds, while Isaak Fefelov had 19, Justin Trail had 11, and Kosta Nikitenko and JD Mumey each had 10. Nikitenko had 12 rebounds.

Elizabeth Fefelov and Markiana Yakunin made all-tournament for the girls, while Lukah Kalugin, Michael Trail and Isaak Fefelov made all-tournament for the boys.

Both the Nikolaevsk girls and boys won the sportsmanship award, while Sophia Klaich won the heart and hustle award for the girls, and Lukah Kalugin took that same award for the boys.

Friday boys

Moose 55, Kardinals 42

Palmer 8 17 12 18 — 55

Kenai 11 16 6 9 — 42

PALMER (55) — Osiensky 6, L. Marshall 3, Maclean 2, Titus 18, Rankin 2, C. Helm 3, K. Marshall 18, E. Helm 3. Totals — 19 11-14 55.

KENAI CENTRAL (42) — Efta 3, Felchle 5, Baker 3, Bezdecny 10, McEnerney 4, Stockton 0, Trujillo 16, Pitsch 0, McKibben 0. Totals — 14 11-15 42.

3-point goals — Palmer 6 (Titus 4, Osiensky, E. Helm); Kenai 2 (Trujillo 2). Team fouls — Palmer 11, Kenai 16. Fouled out — none.

Archangels 57, Wolverines 52

Ninilchik 12 8 17 15 — 52

Lumen 15 13 18 11 — 57

NINILCHIK (52) — Nelson 15, Hadro 1, Koch 16, Clark 10, Moore 0, Devila 0, Lemons 3, Moto 2, Mumey 5. Totals — 21 4-11 52.

LUMEN CHRISTI (57) — Gregory 24, Cruz 0, D. Bennett 13, Nagel 6, T. Bennett 1, Howard 13. Totals — 22 10-23 57.

3-point goals — Ninilchik 6 (Nelson 3, Koch 2, Lemons); Lumen Christi 3 (Gregory 2, Nagel). Team fouls — Ninilchik 17, Lumen 11. Fouled out — none.

Friday girls

Kardinals 49, Moose 37

Palmer 6 11 9 11 — 37

Kenai 5 11 19 14 — 49

PALMER (37) — Maclean 2, Busbey 11, Pettingill 12, Lunden 6, Uschmann 3, Benshetler 0, Russell 3, Fatton-Meyer 0, Toro 0, Umbarger 0, Omatak 0. Totals — 14 7-15 37.

KENAI CENTRAL (49) — Calvert 16, Galloway 0, Hamilton 0, Maw 0, Hanson 12, Streiff 5, L. Satathite 9, Severson 0, B. Satathite 7. Totals — 17 7-18 49.

3-point goals — Palmer 2 (Busbey, Uschmann); Kenai 8 (Calvert 5, L. Satathite 3). Team fouls — Palmer 18, Kenai 18. Fouled out — none.

Archangels 28, Wolverines 25

Ninilchik 9 3 9 4 — 25

Lumen Christi 8 8 4 8 — 28

NINILCHIK (25) — Koch 10, Cooper 2, Jasper 2, Corey 0, Ra. Okonek 5, Robuck 6, A. Calabrese 0, Ofstad 0, Re. Okonek 0. Totals — 10 2-4 25.

LUMEN CHRISTI (28) — Estes 1, Thorsness 0, Warren 2, Dupras 12, Martin 13. Totals — 11 4-14 28.

3-point goals — Ninilchik 3 (Koch 2, Ra. Okonek); Lumen Christi 2 (Dupras, Martin). Team fouls — Ninilchik 14, Lumen Christi 7. Fouled out — Koch.

Saturday girls

Viking Warriors 57, Warriors 46

Nikolaevsk 14 7 5 20 — 46

Tri-Valley 9 15 21 12 — 57

NIKOLAEVSK (46) — Klaich 4, Z. Fefelov 0, Lasiter 0, Yakunin 19, Kalugin 0, J. Fefelov 0, E. Fefelov 14. Totals — 14 15-29 46.

TRI-VALLEY (57) — Titus 0, Mayo 0, Lusby 4, Pryzbylski 5, Byfuglien 16, Usibelli 0, Pennington 7, Tomeo 0, VanDeventer 0, Cockman 25. Totals — 22 6-8 57.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 2 (Yakunin 2); Tri-Valley 7 (Byfuglien 4, Cockman 2, Pryzbylski). Team fouls — Nikolaevsk 8, Tri-Valley 19. Fouled out — none.

Archangels 27, Eagles 26

CIA 11 5 6 4 — 26

Lumen Christi 5 12 3 7 — 27

COOK INLET ACADEMY (26) — Henderson 10, Hyatt 0, Nelson 2, Dohse 0, Nelson 4, Castenholtz 0, Cizek 6, Hammond 0, Warren 4. Totals — 10 6-11 26.

LUMEN CHRISTI (27) — Estes 8, Thorsness 2, Warren 0, Dupras 11, Marten 4, Howard 2. Totals — 11 0-0 27.

3-point goals — Lumen Christi 5 (Dupras 3, Estes 2). Team fouls — CIA 3, Lumen Christi 8. Fouled out — none.

Kardinals 47, Seahawks 10

Seward 3 1 4 2 — 10

Kenai 12 13 10 12 — 47

SEWARD (10) — Lemme 3, Ambrosiani 0, Schilling 0, VonBorstel 0, Sieverts 4, Jackson 2, Dougherty 0, Casagranda 0, Sewell 0, Siemanski 1. Totals — 3 4-12 10.

KENAI CENTRAL (47) — Calvert 9, Gallaway 5, Hamilton 2, Maw 0, Hanson 5, Streiff 0, L. Satathite 6, Severson 0, B. Satathite 18, Reis 0, Lauritsen 0. Totals — 17 7-18 47.

3-point goals — Kenai 4 (Calvert 2, Hanson, L. Satathite). Team fouls — Seward 13, Kenai 14. Fouled out — none.

Saturday boys

Archangels 51, Eagles 15

CIA 4 2 4 5 — 15

Lumen Christi 4 19 12 16 — 51

COOK INLET ACADEMY (15) — Johnson 4, Cragg 2, Beard 0, Leaf 1, Walsh 2, VanDeGrift 0, Zeigler 5, Boyd 1. Totals — 4 7-14 15.

LUMEN CHRISTI (51) — Gregory 10, Cruz 5, D. Bennett 22, Lynch 0, Nagel 2, Renfro 0, Bernert 0, T. Bennett 2, Howard 10. Totals — 21 9-17 51.

3-point goals — none. Team fouls — CIA 12, Lumen Christi 17. Fouled out — Zeigler, Boyd.

Seahawks 48, Kardinals 42

Seward 16 6 10 16 — 48

Kenai 12 13 8 9 — 42

SEWARD (48) — Basalo 0, Koster 10, Moriarity 3, Cronin 0, Ingalls 6, Pfeiffenberger 9, Spanos 14, Jarvis 3, Nillson 3. Totals — 15 13-21 48.

KENAI CENTRAL (42) — Efta 2, Felchle 9, Baker 2, Custodio 0, Bezdecny 7, McEnerney 4, Stockton 0, Trujillo 13, Pitsch 5. Totals — 13 15-27 42.

3-point goals — Seward 5 (Ingalls 2, Koster, Pfeiffenberger, Spanos); Kenai 1 (Pitsch). Team fouls — Seward 18, Kenai 19. Fouled out — none.

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