Weekly sports highlights

Upcoming events:

Hockey: The Homer High School hockey team will play Kenai Central High School at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Kevin Bell Arena. It’s the last home game, and it’s senior night for the team.

Cross-country skiing: The Homer Nordic ski team will race at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26 at Kenai Central High School. On Saturday, Jan. 27, they will compete in Seward.

Girls and Boys Basketball: The girls varsity team will play an away game against Grace Christian School at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, and an away game against Seward at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. They will play Soldotna High School at home at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30. The boys varsity team will also play Grace Christian on Friday, at 7:30 p.m. They will play Seward on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., and Soldotna at home at 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

In review:

High school sports

Basketball:

Tuesday boys: Nikolaevsk 68, Nanwalek 50

Nanwalek 8 10 16 16 —50

Nikolaevsk 18 8 22 20 —68

NANWALEK (50) — Demas 2 1-2 5, Jimmy 0 0-0 0, Wilson 4 0-0 8, Bales 1 0-2 2, Jimmy 0 0-0 0, Moonin 0 0-0 0, Huntsman 10 7-13 27, Evans 0 0-0 0, Evans 4 0-3 8. Totals 21 8-20 50.

NIKOLAEVSK (68) — Boquecosa 0 0-0 0, Molodih 16 2-3 37, Fefelov 0 0-0 0, Stanish 4 0-0 9, Yakunin 0 0-0 0, Kalugin 1 0-0 2, Jackson 0 0-0 0, Nikitenko 1 0-0 2, Z. Trail 5 0-0 10, M. Trail 4 0-2 8. Totals 31 2-5 68.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 4 (Molodih 3, Stanish 1); Nanwalek 0.

Team fouls — Nikolaevsk 13; Nanwalek 11. Fouled out — none.

Tuesday girls:

Nanwalek 50, Cook Inlet 24

Nanwalek 9 14 12 15 —50

CIA 4 2 10 8 —24

NANWALEK (50) — Demas 13, Jimmy 0, Wilson 8, Bales 9, Jimmy 0, Moonin 2, Huntsman 16, Evans 0, Evans 2.

COOK INLET ACADEMY (24) — Moos 9, Johnson 9, Cragg 2, Anderson 2, Boyd 2, Peterson 0, Leaf 0. Team fouls — Nanwalek 10; CIA 10. Fouled out — none.

Hockey:

Thursday: Lynx 4, Mariners 3

Dimond 0 3 1 —4

Homer 1 1 1 —3

First period — 1. Homer, Warren (Kuzmin), 11:26. Penalties — Dimond 3 for 17:00; Homer 1 for 2:00.

Second period — 2. Dimond, Hausinger (Porter, Maxwell), 5:49; 3. Dimond, Hickel (Hausinger, Gibson), 10:08; 4. Dimond, Hickel (Gibson), 12:27; 5. Homer, Blakely (Kuzmin), 14:54. Penalties — Dimond 1 for 2:00; Homer 2 for 4:00.

Third period — 6. Dimond, Porter (Reed), 4:27; 7. Homer, Gilliland (Williamson, Polushkin), 13:18. Penalties — Dimond 3 for 6:00; Homer 2 for 4:00.

Shots on goal — Dimond 5-8-14—27; Homer 13-18-10—41.

Goalies — Dimond, Kattness (41 shots, 38 saves); Homer, Warren (27 shots, 23 saves).

Friday: Mariners 4, Eagles 3

Saturday: Mariners 10, Thunderbirds 1

First period — Homer scored two goals, East scored one. Penalties — none.

Second period — Homer, three goals; East, none. Penalties — none.

Third period — Homer, five goals; East, none. Penalties — East had one for 2 minutes, for tripping.

Other sports

City basketball league — Week 13 Standings:

1. Best Western Riptide 12-3

2. Pathfinder Splash Bros 10-4

3. Bay Weld Smooth Ops 11-5

4. Alaska Bible Institute 8-7

5. Uminski Properties K-12 6-9

6. The Titans 4-10

7) Kachemak Gear Shed 1-14

MVP Race *Points per Game (ppg)

Heath Johnson (PSB) 22.0, Austin McAvoy (BWR) 18.7, Brian McCorrison (K-12) 18.3, Dan Moitke (BWR) 16.3 ppg.

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