Weekly sports highlights

  • Chapman School’s wrestling team poses after competing in a borough level meet Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (Photo submitted)
  • The Chapman School volleyball team poses with their trophy after winning a small schools tournament over the weekend. Back row, left to right: Kaasha Bice, Anna Neland, Haylee Overson, Sophie Ellison, Taylor Tressler, Auden Cress, Isabella Jansen. Front row, left to right: Harley Boone, Riley Drake, Ariana Davis, Emma Gordon, Nikole Drake, Dani Stiles. Not pictured: Dani Burge (Photo submitted)
  • Homer senior Charles Rohr shoots a layup during the Mariners’ game against Anchorage Christian School on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • Homer senior Koby Etzwiler (foreground) completes a pass to sophomore Ethan Anderson during their game against Anchorage Christian School on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. The Homer basketball teams hosted three schools over the weekend, all at home. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Upcoming events:

The City Tourney for basketball is this weekend March 3-5. Games start Saturday morning at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Championship game Monday night at 8:30 p.m. All games are at Homer High School.

Basketball: Junior varsity and varsity girls and boys basketball teams will compete against teams from Houston at 3 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at home. The Homer teams will also compete against Seward teams at 3:50 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at home on Friday, which is also Senior Night.

In review:

High school sports

Cross-country skiing: Below are the full results from the Homer cross-country skiing team’s trip to the State Championships in Fairbanks over the weekend.

Girls: Team standings — 1. West Anchorage, with a time of 3 hours, 36 minutes and 5 seconds; 2. West Valley, 3:42:59; 3. Chugiak, 3:47:55; 4. Service, 3:51:31; 5. South Anchorage, 3:57:19; 6. Kenai Central, 4:06:15; 7. Colony, 4:06:25; 8. Homer, 4:08:34; 9. Soldotna, 4:14:05; 10. Eagle River, 4:14:22; 11. Dimond, 4:18:23; 12. Grace Christian, 4:28:56; 13. Palmer, 4:33:49.

Overall Skimeister results (top 10) — 1. Kendall Kramer, WV, 41:53; 2. Molly Gellert, Wes, 43:08; 3. Garvee Tobin, Ser, 43:55; 4. Adrianna Proffitt, Chu, 43:56; 5. Heidi Booher, Chu, 44:15; 6. Quincy Donley, Wes, 44:16; 7. Aubrey LeClair, Wes, 44:25; 8. Annika Hanestad, Col, 44:57; 9. Emma Nelson, Chu, 45:08; 10. Maggie Meeds, Sou, 45:14.

Other Peninsula finishers — 11. Addison Gibson, Ken, 45:58; 20. Riana Boonstra, Ken, 48:16; 23. Ruby Lindquist, Sew, 48:43; 26. Autumn Daigle, Hom, 50:22; 28. Katia Holmes, Hom, 50:41; 30. Zoe Stonorov, Hom, 51:04; 32. Sonora Martin, Sol, 51:25; 35. Kate Bering, Hom, 51:47; 36. Kellie Arthur, Sol, 52:01; 42. Maria Salzetti, Ken, 52:48; 44. Hannah Delker, Sol, 53:09; 48. Cameron Blackwell, Sol, 53:58; 55. Erika Arthur, Sol, 54:49; 57. Anya Danielson, Ken, 55:02; 63. Brita Restad, Hom, 56:16; 64. Katie Delker, Sol, 56:32; 69. Dareena Doyle, Ken, 57:45; 70. Elise Kemppaine, Ken, 57:50; 74. Emmalee Moore, Sew, 59:52; 84. Libby Fabich, Hom, 1:05:35.

Friday 7.5K classic race (top 10) — 1. Kendall Kramer, WV, 26:52; 2. Heidi Booher, Chu, 28:03; 3. Adrianna Proffitt, Chu, 28:14; 4. Molly Gellert, Wes, 28:16; 5. Tobin Garvee, Ser, 28:19; 6. Quincy Donley, Wes, 28:35; 7. Aubrey LeClair, Wes, 28:37; 8. Maggie Meeds, Sou, 28:43; 9. Emma Nelson, Chu, 28:58; 10. Annika Hanestad, Col, 28:59.

Other Peninsula finishers — 12. Addison Gibson, Ken, 29:31; 22. Riana Boonsta, Ken, 30:54; 23. Ruby Lindquist, Sew, 31:23; 28. Autumn Daigle, Hom, 32:44; 29. Katia Holmes, Hom, 32:49; 33. Zoe Stonorov, Hom, 32:56; 34. Kate Bering, Hom, 33:00; 36. Sonora Martin, Sol, 33:05; 38. Kellie Arthur, Sol, 33:18; 42. Cameron Blackwell, Sol, 33:41; 47. Hannah Delker, Sol, 33:54; 52. Maria Salzetti, Ken, 34:33; 58. Brita Restad, Hom, 35:14; 59. Erika Arthur, Sol, 35:17; 63. Anya Danielson, Ken, 35:42; 69. Katie Delker, Sol, 36:27; 73. Elise Kemppainen, Ken, 37:05; 76. Dareena Doyle, Ken, 37:37; 79. Emmalee Moore, Sew, 38:20; 86. Libby Fabich, Hom, 42:36; Sadie Lindquist, Sew, DNF.

Saturday 4x3K relay — 1. West Anchorage (Leclair, Eski, Donley, Gellert), 38:00; 2. West Valley, 40:01; 3. Service, 41:33; 4. South Anchorage, 42:07; 5. Chugiak, 42:17; 6. Colony, 43:14; 7. Kenai (Boonstra, Danielson, Salzetti, Gibson), 44:08; 8. Soldotna (Arthur, Delker, Martin, Blackwell), 44:15; 9. Homer (Holmes, Baring, Stonorov, Daigle), 44:39; 10. Eagle River, 45:01; 11. Dimond, 45:23; 12. Palmer, 48:09; 13. Grace Christian, 48:56.

Boys: Team standings — 1. West Anchorage, 4:33:58; 2. Service, 4:34:21; 3. West Valley, 4:36:29; 4. Chugiak 4:46:01; 5. Dimond, 4:52:18; 6. South Anchorage, 4:53:32; 7. Grace Christian, 5:07:43; 8. Soldotna, 5:08:39; 9. Lathrop, 5:09:42; 10. Homer, 5:18:46; 11. Eagle River, 5:30:54; 12. Colony, 5:33:40; 13. Kenai, 5:37:48; 14. East Anchorage, 5:46:54; 15. Bartlett, 6:36:58.

Overall Skimeister results (top 10) — 1. Gus Schumacher, Ser, 48:51; 2. Luke Jager, Wes, 49:50; 3. Ti Donaldson, WV, 49:52; 4. Zanden McMullen, sou, 50:58; 5. Eli Hermanson, Ser, 52:35; 6. Everett Cason, Wes, 52:50; 7. Ari Endestad, WV, 53:25; 8. Noah Ravens, Wes, 53:58; 9. Michael Earnhart, Chu, 54:02; 10. John-Mark Pothast, Sol, 54:26.

Other Peninsula finishers — 15. Karl Danielson, Ken, 55:29; 26. Jacob Davis, Hom, 58:08; 36. Denver Waclawski, Hom, 59:07; 40. Jeremy Kupferschmid, Sol, 1:00:04; 47. Caleb Rauch, Hom, 1:02:34; 51. Jode Sparks, Sol, 1:03:10; 52. Bradley Walters, Sol, 1:03:10; 68. Josh Wisner, Hom, 1:07:34; 69. Josh Foster, Ken, 1:07:38; 72. Joseph Dammeyer, Sol, 1:08:35; 75. Egor Sturdy, Sew, 1:10:26; 76. Tristan Summers, Ken, 1:10:30; 78. Ben Kettle, Hom, 1:10:49; 79. William Morrow, Ken, 1:11:53; 80. Gideon Cullver, Ken, 1:12:38; 81. Cody Bryden, Sew, 1:13:27; 85. Andy Super, Hom, 1:14:35; 87. Mathew Grzybowski, Ken, 1:16:29; 89. Sam Paperman, Sew, 1:21:41.

Friday 10K classic race (top 10) — 1. Gus Schumacher, Ser, 29:23; 2. Luke Jager, Wes, 29:28; 3. Ti Donaldson, WV, 30:05; 4. Zanden McMullen, Sou, 30:06; 5. Eli Hermanson, Ser, 30:18; 6. Ari Endestad, WV, 31:31; 7. Everett Cason, Wes, 31:35; 8. Noah Ravens, Wes, 31:40; 9. Michael Earnhart, Chu, 31:46; 10. John-Mark Pothast, Sol, 31:49.

Other Peninsula finishers — 11. Karl Danielson, Ken, 32:05; 30. Jacob Davis, Hom, 34:29; 31. Denver Waclawski, Hom, 34:29; 45. Jeremy Kupferschmid, Sol, 36:35; 57. Jode Sparks, Sol, 37:42; 59. Bradley Walters, Sol, 37:51; 60. Caleb Rauch, Hom, 37:53; 69. Josh Foster, Ken, 39:48; 72. Josh Wisner, Hom, 40:34; 73. Joseph Dammeyer, Sol, 41:12; 74. Gideon Cullver, Ken, 41:16; 76. Egor Sturdy, Sew, 41:48; 78. Tristan Summers, Ken, 41:59; 81. Ben Kettle, Hom, 42:46; 83. Cody Bryden, Sew, 43:24; 84. William Morrow, Ken, 43:28; 88. Andy Super, Hom, 46:10; 89. Mathew Grzybowski, Ken, 46:49; 90. Sam Paperman, Sew, 49:23.

Saturday 4x5K relay — 1. Service (Power, Hermanson, Schumacher, Maurer), 1:00:37; 2. West Valley, 1:01:00; 3. West Anchorage, 1:01:14; 4. Chugiak, 1:03:55; 5. South Anchorage, 1:05:29; 6. Dimond, 1:05:51; 7. Grace Christian, 1:08:02; 8. Soldotna (Kupferschmid, Walters, Sparks, Pothast), 1:08:21; 9. Lathrop, 1:10:43; 10. Homer (Davis, Waclawski, Wisner, Rauch), 1:11:22; 11. Palmer, 1:12:42; 12. Colony, 1:13:20; 13. Eagle River, 1:14:03; 14. Kenai (Danielson, Foster, Morrow, Summers), 1:14:28; 15. East Anchorage, 1:15:34; 16. Bartlett, 1:27:09.

Basketball: The boys’ and girls’ basketball teams hosted three schools over the weekend. Below are the results:

Thursday

Girls — Huskies: 9, 3, 14, 5 for a total 31, Mariners: 12, 7, 13, 11 for a total of 43

3-point goals — Redington had 2 (Koozaata and Aparezuk); Homer had 2 (Todd and Veldstra) Team fouls — Redignton had 17, Homer had 14. No one was fouled out.

Boys — Huskies: 10, 7, 6, 16 for a total of 39, Mariners: 12, 23, 15, 13 for a total of 63.

3-point goals — Redington had 3 (Elliott with 1 and Conaway with 2); Homer had 10 (Carroll with 1, Etzwiler with 2 and Beachy with 7) Team fouls — Redington had 7; Homer had 7. No one was fouled out.

Friday

Girls — Grizzlies: 3, 7, 15, 11 for a total of 36, Mariners: 6, 10, 7, 6 for a total of 29

3-point goals — Grace had 2 (Binder). Team fouls — Grace had 13, Homer had 13. Fouled out — Tanner.

Boys — Grizzlies: 22, 10, 16, 8 for a total of 56, Mariners: 9, 4, 6, 15 for a total of 34

3-point goals — Grace had 6 (Goforth with 3 and Karlberg with 3); Homer had 5 (Etzwiler with 3, Rohr with 2). Team fouls — Grace 12, Homer 10. No one was fouled out.

Saturday

Girls — Lions: 35, 12, 22, 6 for a total of 75, Mariners: 4, 12, 4, 8 for a total of 28

3-point goals — ACS 3 (Davis). Team fouls — ACS had 15, Homer had 12. No one was fouled out.

Boys — Lions: 25, 26, 10, 16 for a total of 77, Mariners: 19, 11, 23, 17 for a total of 70

3-point goals — ACS 9 (Lozano 5, Hall 4); Homer 5 (Rohr 3, Etzwiler 2). Team fouls — ACS 19, Homer 16. Fouled out — Dickerson.

Middle school sports

Volleyball: The Chapman School volleyball team took first place overall in a small schools volleyball tournament held over the weekend. Head Coach Vanessa Wilcox said the 14 girls have been working hard and improving all season.

“They came a long way this season from where we started out,” she said. “I was really happy with, at the end, how they were communicating and how they were really showing the skills.”

The Chapman team took first at the tournament against the three other schools in the league with middle school teams. Chapman played each other team twice during the season on the way to the tournament, Wilcox said.

Wrestling: Led by Coach Bubba Wells, the Chapman School wrestling team competed in a borough level meet on Saturday, Feb. 24. There, team member Blake Newman became the reigning champion of the 85 pound weight class. Michael Ritter was named champion of the 90 pound weight class, and Russell Nyvall took third place in his 110 pound weight class.

Other sports

City basketball league:

Here are the final standings for week 17 of the league:

1) Best Western Riptide 17-3

2) Bay Weld Smooth Ops 15-5

3) Pathfinder Splash Bros 11-8

4) Alaska Bible Institute 9-10

5) Uminski Properties K-12 8-12

6) Engage Fitness Titans 6-13

7) Kachemak Gear Shed 2-17

The league wishes to give a “special thank you to Dave and Linda Etzwiler for their countless hours at the score table running games. Also, a thank you to Mike Illg of Homer Community recreation, and to Mike Etzwiler and all of the referees, who helped make it all happen.”

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