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Homer boys finish sixth at Soldotna tourney



Staff Report

In weekend basketball action, the Homer Mariner boys fell to the Mt. Edgecumbe Braves 62-30 to finish in sixth place Saturday at the Powerade/Al Howard Tip-Off Tournament in Soldotna.

Homer lost its opener Thursday 65-45 to the Bethel Warriors, but defeated Galena on Friday 54-43 to earn a shot at fifth place against Mt. Edgecumbe.

Kenai Central High School senior AJ Hull hit the game-winning shot with time running out to lead the Kardinals to a 58-56 win over the Seward Seahawks in Saturday's championship contest.

THURSDAY, DEC. 15

Warriors 65, Mariners 45

Bethel 13 18 24 10 —65 Homer 15 6 15 9 —45

BETHEL (65) — Miller 8 2-2 18, Naneng 12 2-3 27, Romer 0 0-0 0, Strickland 0 0-0 0, Hoffena 1 0-0 3, Koester 2 5-5 11, Olsen 2 2-8 6, Smith 0 0-0 0. Totals — 25 11-18 65.

HOMER (45) — Reutov 1 0-0 2, Johnson 2 0-0 4, Daugherty 2 0-0 5, Blosser 2 0-2 4, Cotney 1 0-0 2, Day 3 1-1 7, Glosser 8 1-2 17, Livingston 0 0-0 0, Moyer 2 0-3 4. Totals — 21 2-8 45.

3-point goals — Homer 1 (Daugherty 1); Bethel 4 (Koester 2, Naneng 1, Hoffena 1). Team fouls — Homer 20, Bethel 20. Fouled out — none.

FRIDAY, DEC. 16

Mariners 54, Hawks 43

Homer 11 15 16 12 —54

Galena 12 5 13 13 —43

HOMER (54) — Schneider 0 0-0 0, Reutov 1 0-0 2, Johnson 5 0-0 10, Daugherty 8 0-0 16, Blosser 1 0-2 2, Cotney 4 1-4 9, Day 3 2-2 9, Glasser 3 0-1 6, Livingston 0 0-0 0, Moyer 0 0-0 0. Totals — 25 3-9 54.

GALENA (43) — Ryton 1 0-0 3, Buchanan 0 0-0 0, Nickoli 0 2-4 2, Vanderpool 4 0-0 10, Richardson 3 0-0 8, Erickson 3 2-2 9, Miller 2 2-2 7, Solomon 2 0-0 4. Totals — 15 6-8 43.

3-point goals — Homer 1 (Day 1); Galena 7 (Vanderpool 2, Richardson 2, Ryton 1, Erickson 1, Miller 1); Team fouls — Homer 10, Galena 13. Fouled out — none.

SATURAY, DEC. 17

Braves 62, Mariners 30

Mt. Edgecumbe 14 23 11 14 —62 Homer 8 10 8 4 —30

MT. EDGECUMBE (62) — Sherman 0 1-4 1, Ford 7 1-1 18, Gregory 0 2-2 2, Green 3 8-11 17, Hall 8 1-2 18, Frankson 0 2-2 2, Prince 2 0-0 4, Nick 0 0-0 0. Totals — 20 15-22 62.

HOMER (30) — Reutov 0 3-4 3, Johnson 0 0-0 0, Daugherty 6 0-0 13, M. Glosser 1 1-2 3, Day 1 0-0 2, R. Glosser 2 4-7 8, Moyer 0 0-0 0. Totals — 10 9-14 30.

3-point field goals — Mt. Edgecumbe 5 (Ford 3, Green, Hall), Homer 1 (Daugherty). Fouls — Mt. Edgecumbe 14, Homer 18. Fouled out — R. Glosser.

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