Weekend hoops roundup: SoHi boys fall to Wasilla

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  • Saturday, January 16, 2016 11:16pm
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Kobe Brown scored 17 points to lead the Wasilla Warriors to a 52-29 boys basketball win over the Soldotna Stars on Saturday afternoon at Wasilla High School.

Isaac Houck added 11 points and 10 rebounds to help Wasilla improve to 2-0 in Northern Lights Conference play.

Lumen Christi girls 54, Cook Inlet Academy 23

The Archangels received 17 points apiece from Nyadeng Puoy and Chiamaka Lebechi in picking up a Peninsula Conference victory over the host Eagles on Saturday. Adara Warren paced the Eagles with 12 points, including three 3-pointers.

Nikolaevsk girls 57, Seldovia 31

The host Warriors used a balanced scoring attack to notch a Peninsula Conference victory over the Sea Otters on Saturday.

Vera Fefelov and Megan Hickman each had 14 for the Warriors, while Serafima Kalugin had 11 and Nadejda Gordev added 10. For the Sea Otters, Marina Chissus had 15 and Olivia Turner had 13 to combine to score all but three of the team’s points.

Nikolaevsk boys 76, Seldovia 59

The host Warriors notched a key victory in an early season matchup between Peninsula Conference powerhouses.

Seldovia has won the last two Peninsula Conference titles, and won the Class 1A state title last year. Nikolaevsk has been the conference runner-up the past two years.

“For an early season game against a quality opponent, I was very pleased with the play of the Nikolaevsk boys,” Nikolaevsk coach Steve Klaich wrote.

The coach said balanced scoring was key, with Nikit Fefelov scoring 19, Jonah Fefelov scoring 17, Kalenik Molodih scoring 16 and Felemon Molodih scoring 14. The Warriors were 48 percent from the field.

For the Sea Otters, Aidan Philpot had 23, while Robert Waterbury had 13.

“Calem and Aidan are relentless and compete from the opening tip until the end of the game,” Klaich wrote. “I did not relax until after the final buzzer.”

Dillingham girls 40, Ninilchik 36

The visiting Dillingham Wolverines defeated Ninilchik in nonconference action Saturday in Ninilchik.

Sifsof scored 15 points to lead Dillingham to the win, while teammate Sarah Schroeder chipped in 11. DeeAnn White led Ninilchik with 15 points, while Krista Sinclair added eight. Following a halftime break which saw both teams tied at 21 apiece, Dillingham pulled away by outscoring Ninilchik 11-7 in the third quarter.

Ninilchik boys 73, Kodiak ESS 32

The Wolverines crushed Kodiak ESS with a dominating nonconference victory Saturday in Ninilchik.

Ninilchik poured in 37 first-quarter points en route to a 52-9 lead at halftime, sparked by 12 points by Pat Brandt in the first quarter. Brandt ended the game with 14.

Dalton Geppert led Ninilchik with 15 points, while teammates J.D. Mumey chipped in 11 and Tyler Presley and Austin White had 10 each. Damian Bennett led Kodiak ESS with 13 points.

 

FRIDAY

Dimond girls 75, Soldotna 40

The Lynx dominated a nonconference matchup Friday against the Stars.

Dimond rocketed to a 22-7 lead in the first quarter, then extended the lead to 48-24 at halftime. The Lynx iced the game early by outscoring SoHi 16-5 in the third quarter. Lindsey Wong led SoHi with 11 points.

Ninilchik girls 36, Lumen Christi 34

The Wolverines pulled out a narrow Peninsula Conference victory Friday over the Archangels.

Led by DeeAnn White’s 14 points and Krista Sinclair’s 12, Ninilchik overcame a 16-11 halftime deficit by outscoring Lumen Christi 25-18 in the second half, including 16-12 in the final eight minutes. Sinclair scored seven points in the final quarter, including a clutch 3-pointer.

Chiamaka Lebechi led Lumen with 18 points, including eight in the fourth quarter.

Ninilchik boys 64, Lumen Christi 22

Dalton Geppert led the Wolverines to a dominating Peninsula Conference win over the Archangels with 20 points.

Ninilchik teammate Austin White chipped in 16 points and Tyler Presley added 13. Ninilchik got out to a quick start by outscoring Lumen 22-3 in the first quarter and led 38-10 at halftime.

Birchwood Christian girls 44, CIA 24

The Warriors cruised to a Peninsula Conference win Friday over the Eagles.

Nine different players scored for Birchwood Christian. CIA freshman Adara Warren led the Eagles with a trio of 3s and scored 15 points total. Maddie Carey chipped in nine points.

Nikolaevsk boys 82, Kodiak ESS 27

The Warriors beat Kodiak ESS in a rout Friday at Nikolaevsk.

10 different players scored for Nikolaevsk, led by the 14 points of Anfim Kalugin and Greg Trail. Neil Gordeev added 12 points — all in the first quarter — and Randy Boquerosa chipped in 10. Nikolaevsk recorded an impressive total of 41 made field goals. Nikolaevsk streaked out to a 31-3 lead after the first quarter, then poured in 21 second-quarter points to grab a 52-9 lead at halftime.

Dillingham girls 48, Nikolaevsk 30

The Wolverines picked up a nonconference win over the Warriors Friday in Nikolaevsk.

Sydney Dray propelled Dillingham to the win with 15 points. Nikolaevsk was led by Megan Hickman’s 11 points.

Dillingham opened up a 17-7 lead after the first quarter, then pushed the advantage to 24-9 at the half.

 

Saturday girls

Archangels 54, Eagles 23

Lumen Christi 4 15 19 16 —54

CIA 0 7 8 8 —23

LUMEN CHRISTI (54) — Lebechi 7 3-6 17, Ju. Estes 1 0-0 2, Bakic 2 0-0 4, Jo. Estes 2 1-1 5, Martin 2 0-0 4, Childs 1 0-0 2, McCormick 1 0-0 2, Puoy 8 0-2 17. Totals — 24 4-9 54.

COOK INLET ACADEMY (23) — Hammond 0 0-0 0, Erickson 1 0-0 2, Carey 3 0-3 6, McGahan 1 1-3 3, Warren 4 1-4 12. Totals — 9 2-10 23.

3-point goals — Lumen Christi 1 (Puoy); CIA 3 (Warren 3). Team fouls — Lumen Christi 13, CIA 7. Fouled out — none.

 

Warriors 57, Otters 31

Seldovia 3 9 8 11 —31

Nikolaevsk 19 16 11 11 —57

SELDOVIA (31) — Elvsaas 0 0-0 0, Chissus 5 5-6 15, Metcalf 1 0-0 3; Mitchell 0 0-0 0, Romanoff 0 0-0 0, LaBelle 0 0-0 0, Turner 4 3-6 13, Waterbury 0 0-0 0, Polakova 0 0-0 0. Totals — 10 8-12 31.

NIKOLAEVSK (57) — S. Klaich 0 0-0 0, K. Klaich 0 0-2 0, Yakunin 0 0-0 0, Johnson 0 0-0 0, E. Fefelov 1 0-0 2, V. Fefelov 6 0-0 14, Mametieff 0 0-0 0, Kalugin 5 1-2 11, N. Gordeev 5 0-0 10, E. Gordeev 2 0-0 4, Dorvall 1 0-0 2, Hickman 7 0-2 14. Totals — 26 1-6 57.

3-point goals — Seldovia 3 (Turner 2, Metcalf), Nikolaevsk 2 (V. Fefelov 2). Team fouls — Seldovia 6, Nikolaevsk 10. Fouled out — none.

 

Dillingham 40, Ninilchik 36

Dillingham 10 11 11 8 —40

Ninilchik 9 12 7 8 —36

DILLINGHAM (40) — S. Dray 3 3-6 9, Larson 0 1-4 1, B. Dray 2 0-3 4, Sifsof 6 3-5 15, Evalt 0 0-0 0, Schroeder 3 5-8 11. Totals 14 12-26 40.

NINILCHIK (36) — Delgado 3 1-4 7, Sinclair 2 3-7 8, Goins 2 0-1 4, White 5 4-6 15, Finney 0 2-4 2, Kain 0 0-0 0, Clark 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 10-22 36.

3-point goals — Dillingham 0; Ninilchik 2 (White 1, Sinclair 1).

Team fouls — Dillingham 20; Ninilchik 16. Fouled out — Larson, Sifsof.

 

Saturday boys

Warriors 76, Sea Otters 59

Seldovia 11 12 15 21 —59

Nikolaevsk 18 18 16 24 —76

SELDOVIA (59) — Waterbury 5 0-0 13, Botero 4 0-0 9, Collier 2 3-4 8, Haller 0 0-0 0, Philpot 7 6-12 23, Swearington 1 0-0 2, Stanish 2 0-0 4. Totals — 21 9-16 59.

NIKOLAEVSK (76) — K. Molodih 7 1-6 16, G. Trail 0 0-0 0, N. Fefelov 6 3-5 19, Gordeev 3 0-0 7, F. Molodih 6 2-2 14, J. Fefelov 8 0-0 17, M. Trail 0 0-0 0, Kalugin 1 1-2 3. Totals — 31 7-15 76.

3-point goals — Seldovia 8 (Waterbury 3, Philpot 3, Botero, Collier), Nikolaevsk 7 (N. Fefelov 4, K. Molodih, Gordeev, J. Fefelov). Team fouls — Seldovia 14, Nikolaevsk 11. Fouled out — Botero.

Wolverines 73, Bears 32

Kodiak ESS 3 6 9 14 —32

Ninilchik 37 15 9 12 —73

KODIAK ESS (32) — Vonsheelee 2 0-2 4, Bennett 5 0-0 13, Inga 0 0-0 0, Elvehjem 1 0-0 3, Peterson 1 0-0 2, Bogaidus 1 0-0 2, Simeonoff 0 0-0 0, Nelson 3 0-0 8. Totals 13 0-2 32.

NINILCHIK (73) — Koch 1 0-2 2, Appelhanz 2 0-0 5, Presley 4 0-0 10, G. Koch 2 0-0 4, Geppert 7 1-2 15, Brandt 7 0-0 14, Bartolowits 0 0-0 0, Mumey 4 0-0 11, Adams 1 0-0 2, White 5 0-0 10, Riley 0 0-0 0. Totals 33 1-4 73.

3-point goals — Kodiak ESS 6 (Bennett 3, Nelson 2, Elvehjem 1); Ninilchik 6 (Mumey 3, Presley 2, Appelhanz 1).

Team fouls — Kodiak ESS 5; Ninilchik 8. Fouled out — none.

Friday girls

Lynx 75, Stars 40

Soldotna 7 17 5 11 —40

Dimond 22 26 16 11 —75

SOLDOTNA (40) — Nelson 2 1-2 5, Miller 2 0-0 6, A. Schmidt 1 0-0 2, Wong 4 2-4 11, Blossom 1 0-0 2, Kruse 1 0-0 2, Brush 2 0-1 6, McElroy 0 0-0 0, D. Schmidt 2 2-4 6. Totals 15 5-11 40.

DIMOND (75) — Johansen 3 0-0 7, Bialo 0 0-0 0, Jones 2 0-0 4, Luther 1 0-0 2, Shipman 3 2-4 8, Jones 3 2-3 8, Carle 4 3-5 11, Shapp 9 0-1 19, Marsey 1 0-0 2, Pili 5 4-4 14. Totals 31 11-17 75.

3-point shots — Dimond 2 (Shapp 1, Johansen 1); Soldotna 5 (Miller 2, Brush 2, Wong 1).

Team fouls — Dimond 18; Soldotna 19. Fouled out — McElroy.

Wolverines 36, Archangels 34

Ninilchik 3 8 9 16 —36

Lumen Christi 4 12 6 12 —34

NINILCHIK (36) — Delgado 1 0-4 2, Sinclair 5 1-3 12, Goins 1 0-1 2, White 4 6-10 14, Finney 3 0-0 6, Kain 0 0-0 0, Clark 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 7-18 36.

LUMEN (34) — Lebechi 9 0-3 18, Estes 0 0-0 0, Bakic 2 0-0 4, Estes 0 0-0 0, Martin 1 0-0 2, Childs 1 0-0 2, Lopez 0 0-0 0, McCormick 0 0-0 0, Puoy 2 4-4 8. Totals 15 4-7 34.

3-point shots — Ninilchik 1 (Sinclair); Lumen Christi 0.

Team fouls — Ninilchik 12; Lumen Christi 17. Fouled out — none.

Warriors 44, Eagles 24

Birchwood Christian 9 17 10 8 —44

Cook Inlet Academy 0 2 10 12 —24

BIRCHWOOD (44) — Jensen 1 0-0 2, Goward 5 0-0 10, T. Goward 1 0-0 2, Tiner 4 0-0 8, Sullivan 1 0-0 2, Buchkowski 1 0-0 2, Brassell 1 0-0 2, Alexander 1 0-0 2, Carneba 0 0-0 0, Scott 6 2-2 14. Totals 21 0-2 44.

CIA (24) — Hammond 0 0-0 0, Erickson 0 0-0 0, Carey 4 1-2 9, McGahan 0 0-0 0, Warren 6 0-0 15. Totals 12 1-2 24.

3-point shots — Birchwood Christian (Brassell 2); CIA 3 (Warren 3).

Team fouls — Birchwood Christian 6; CIA 2. Fouled out — none.

Wolverines 48, Warriors 30

Dillingham 17 7 14 10 —48

Nikolaevsk 7 2 11 10 —30

DILLINGHAM (48) — Dray 6 1-2 15, Larson 1 0-0 2, B. Dray 4 0-0 8, Sifsof 3 0-2 6, Evalt 0 0-0 0, Mower 3 2-4 8, Schroeder 3 3-8 9. Totals 20 6-16 48.

NIKOLAEVSK (30) — S. Klaich 0 0-0 0, K. Klaich 0 0-2 0, Yakunin 0 0-0 0, Johnson 1 0-2 2, Fefelov 0 0-0 0, V. Fefelov 3 0-0 7, Kalugin 3 2-5 8, N. Gordeev 1 0-0 2, E. Gordeev 0 0-0 0, Hickman 4 1-2 11. Totals 12 3-11 30.

3-point shots — Dillingham 2 (S. Dray 2); Nikolaevsk 2 (Hickman 1, V. Fefelov 1).

Team fouls — Dillingham 13; Nikolaevsk 9. Fouled out — none.

Friday boys

Wolverines 64, Archangels 22

Ninilchik 22 16 18 8 —64

Lumen Christi 3 7 6 6 —22

NINILCHIK (64) — Koch 1 0-0 2, Appelhanz 1 0-0 2, Presley 5 2-3 13, Geppert 9 2-4 20, Bartolowits 1 0-0 3, Mumey 0 0-0 0, Adams 0 0-0 0, White 8 0-0 16.

LUMEN (22) — Jones 0 0-0 0, Brown 1 0-0 2, Fortune 0 2-4 2, Helgeseri 0 0-0 0, Ritchie 0 2-2 2, Nagel 1 0-0 2, Novcaski 1 0-2 2, Loeffler 1 0-0 2, Bernert 0 0-0 0, Liman 0 0-0 0, Lebechi 5 0-1 10.

3-point shots — Ninilchik 2 (Bartolowits 1, Presley 1); Lumen Christi 0.

Team fouls — Ninilchik 11; Lumen Christi 9. Fouled out — none.

Warriors 82, Bears 27

Kodiak ESS 3 6 12 6 —27

Nikolaevsk 31 21 12 18 —82

KODIAK ESS (27) — Vonsheelee 1 0-0 2, Bennett 3 0-0 9, Inga 0 0-0 0, Hawkins 0 0-0 0, Peterson 1 0-0 2, Bogardus 0 0-0 0, Simeonoff 1 0-0 3, Nelson 4 0-0 11. Totals 10 0-0 27.

NIKOLAEVSK (82) — Boquerosa 5 0-0 10, Molodih 3 0-0 7, Jones 1 0-0 2, Trail 7 0-0 14, Whaley 0 0-0 0, Yakunin 1 1-1 3, Fefelov 2 0-0 5, Gordeev 6 0-0 12, F. Molodih 4 0-0 8, J. Fefelov 3 0-0 7, Trail 0 0-0 0, Kaluign 7 0-0 14. Totals 41 1-1 82.

3-point shots — Kodiak ESS 7 (Nelson 3, Bennett 3, Simeonoff 1); Nikolaevsk 3 (Molodih 1, N. Fefelov 1, J. Fefelov 1).

Team fouls — Kodiak ESS 2; Nikolaevsk 3. Fouled out — none.

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