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Story last updated at 4:19 PM on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Sports Briefs




Riptide dominates with 49-point win

The Bulletproof Nets had a chance to tie the Homer Community Schools City League Basketball standings for first place Monday, but Best Western Riptide had other plans, winning by a lopsided score of 101-52. Austin McAvoy and Dean DeVaney both had 24, while Nick Finley pitched in 20 points for the victors. Norm Anderson scored 15 points with help from Dyllan Day's 14 for the Nets. The Home-Run Oil Titans beat the Gregoire Construction Smooth Operators 60-50. Mark and Keith Edens combined for 35 points for the Titans while Heath Johnson led the Smooth Ops with 19. The Alaska Bible Institute squeezed by a victory by hitting two free-throws after a foul with no time on the clock, winning this one 61-60 against K-12. Eric Rozeboom scored 12 and Joshua Veldstra had 11 for ABI. Paul Story shouldered K-12's offense with 26 points. Catch games every Monday at 6, 7:15 and 8:30 p.m. at Homer Middle School.

Standings

Best Western 7-0

Nets 5-2

ABI 3-4

Titans 3-4

Smooth Ops 2-5

K-12 1-6

Nikolaevsk hosts Mixed 6 tourney

There's Mixed 6 volleyball action at Nikolaevsk this weekend with the Southwest Conference Tournament. Six-member co-ed teams -- each team may include no more than three boys, but may include more than three girls -- playing in the tournament include teams from Arctic Village; Anderson; defending champions Glacierview; Kodiak Ess (a combination of players from Larsen Bay, Karluk, Akiak and Ouzinkie); Chignik Lake and Nikolaevsk. Games on Friday are at 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Two consolation games will be played Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The afternoon games will determine which team goes to state. They will be played at noon and 1:30 p.m., with the championship game at 3 p.m.

"What's really cool is that these teams from all over are excited about getting their kids out, seeing other cultures and meeting other kids," said Coach Bea Klaich. "And it's a fun sport."

Mixed 6 volleyball state championships will be Dimond High School in Anchorage the weekend of Dec. 6-8.

Surfing film shows Saturday

Two years in the making, "Alaska Sessions: Surfing the Last Frontier" world premiered on Nov. 1 to a sold-out crowd. If you didn't catch it the first time, the encore performance will show at the Homer Theatre at 1 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $8. The film is about a month-long surfing trip from Sitka to Homer.

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