Alaska sports digest for Oct. 27

sports@adn.comOctober 27, 2012 

— Erin Phillips and Hallidie Wilt scared up victories in the Frightening 4-K held downtown Saturday.

The race drew about 200 runners, most of them in costume. Phillips covered the four kilometers in 12 minutes, 35 seconds to top the men and Wilt led the women in 13:28, a time that placed her fourth overall.

Frightening 4-K

Top 5

Men -- 1) Erin Phillips 12:35, 2) Boaz Sessom 12:57, 3) Ryan Beckett 13:01, 4) Forest Hernandez 14:50, 5) Robert Moran 14:56. Women -- 1) Hallidie Wilt 13:28, 2) Catherine Regan 14:35, 3) Anna Campbell 17:34, 4) Brett Renfro 17:47, 5) Jeannette Levine 18:08.

 

Dunbar 3rd in Pac 12

Kodiak's Trevor Dunbar grabbed third place at the Pac 12 cross country championships Saturday in Santa Clarita, Calif.

Dunbar was the top finisher for the Oregon men, who placed third behind Colorado and Stanford. He and teammate Parker Stinson, who finished fourth, clocked identical times of 23 minutes, 28 seconds.

The top two spots when to Arizona runners Lawi Lalang (22:49) and Stephen Sambu (22:50), who are both from Kenya. Lalang, a sophomore, is the defending NCAA champion.

 

Volleyball

Soldotna 3, Kenai 0

Soldotna's volleyball team beat Kenai in three sets Saturday behind 16 digs and four aces from Natalie Kress and 12 kills and four blocks from Kaillee Skjold.

Heidi Westerman dished out 25 assists for the Stars in the 25-9, 25-16, 25-14 victory at Kenai. The teams head to Kodiak this week for the conference championships.

 

Riflery

Dimond freshmen dominate

Morgan Byrne edged teammate Hannah O'Brien by one point to lead a Dimond sweep of the top three spots Saturday in the Freshman Riflery Open High at South High.

Byrne shot a 274 for top honors. Hannah O'Brien followed with a 273 and Seth Franklin was third with a 271.

 

Prep wrestling 

Bethel wins ACS tournament

Getting individual victories from Bruce Crow, Brayton Lieb and Trevour Chavez, the Bethel wrestling team ran way with a team title at the Lime/Solar ACS Wrestling Invitational at Anchorage Christian. 

Bethel scored 258.5 points to outpace second-place Kotzebue (177.5) by more than 80 points. Valdez finished third with 138 points.  

Crow took first with a pin in the final match of the 285-pound division, Lieb won by decision at 152 pounds and Chavez topped the 160 weight class with a win by decision.

 

Lime Solar/ACS Wrestling Invitational

Team scores — 1) Bethel, 258.5; 2) Kotzebue, 177.5; 3) Valdez, 138; 4) Dillingham, 137; 5) Skyview, 133; 6) Sitka, 117.5; 7) Nikiski, 116; 8) Nome, 103.5; 9) Mt. Edgecumbe, 97.5; 10) Houston, 94; 11) Seward, 93.5; 12) Wrangell, 82.5; 13) Craig, 71; 14) Chief Ivan Blunka, 70; 15) Galena, 66; 16) Eielson, 62; 17) Grace Christian, 50; 18) Anchorage Christian, 48; 19) Unalaska, 47; 20) Barrow, 42; 21) Cordova, 42; 22) Throne Bay, 40; 23) Petersburg, 39.5; 24) Hutchison, 34; 25) Aniak, 33; 26) Unalakleet, 33; 27) Haines, 31; 34) Voznesenka, 23; 35) Napaskiak, 21; 36) Quinhagak, 19.5; 37) Kake, 15; 38) Delta, 10; 39) Chevak, 6; 40) King, 4; 41) Koliganek, 4; 42) Sand Point, 3. 

Saturday’s first-place matches

98 — Seth Hutchison (Skyview) d. Alex Grey (Nome), UTB 0-0; 106 — Darin Davis (Sitka) p. Gage Hoffman (Bethel) 1:29; 113 — Brettlyn Reich (Kotzebue) p. Austin Craig (Skyview), 1:45; 120 — David Towne (Valdez) d. Carlie McIntyre (Bethel), 10-5; 126 — Tanner Thain (Craig) d. Josh Mendenhall (Bethel), 5-2; 132 — Emery Booshu (Nome) d. Joseph Kohler (Chief Ivan Blunka), 5-1; 138 — Scott Hansen (Kotzebue) d. Kurt Dingwall, SV-1 11-9; 145 — Austin Rake (Valdez) d. Noah Roetman (Kotzebue), 8-1; 152 — Brayton Lieb (Bethel) d. Issac Deaton (Valdez) 7-3; 160 — Travour Chavez (Bethel) d. Anthony Minnillo (Thorne Bay), 6-3; 170 — Mitchell Boord  def. Jeffrey Rooney Jr. (Wrangell), SV-1 7-5. 182 — Sonny Flensburg (Dillingham) p. Michael Matthew (Mt. Edgecumbe), 4:57. 195 — Lincoln Johnson (Nikiski) m.d. Shyler Johnson (Unalakleet) 13-5) 220 —  Paul Johanson (Mt. Edgecumbel) m.d. Luke Wagoner (Houston) 10-2) 285 — Bruce Crow (Bethel) p. Howie Hubbard (Seward) :27.

Third-place matches

98 —  Gavin Maslen (Glennallen) d. Tecumseh Hensley (Bethel), 9-4; 106 — Alec Magalong (Unalaska) p. Calvin Johnson (Homer), 2:19; 113 — Leif Erikson (Nome) p. Aaron Drake (Houston), 1:09; 120 — Wesley Gilroy (ACS) d. Avery Chiklak (Bethel), 6-2; 126 — Faron Totemoff (Galena) d. Jerome Williams (Napaskiak), 14-7; 132 — Willie Brand (Craig) d. Avery Coplin (Bethel), 10-8; 138 — Jaren Sumuaung (Sitka) d. Sam Janorschke (Skyview) 11-8; 145 — Tanner Thomassen (Wrangell) d. Ryan Radmer (Houston), 4-3; 152 — Cade Schlagel (Dillingham) d. Josh Brown (Nikiski), 8-4; 170 — Sam Rininger (Seward) dec. Morgan Sauve (Nikiski) 5-3. 182 — Scott Carpenter (Bethel) p. Cody Howard (Cordova) 1:28. 195 — Thomas Hoseth (Dillingham) dec. Mason Kimber (Cordova) 11-8) 220 — Tristian Alexander (Metlakatla) p. Connor McConnell (Unalaska) 3:10) 285 — Spencer Walcott (Chief Ivan Blunka) d. Chattam Conners (Sitka) 2-1.

 

Tennis

Haines wins twice

Aaron Haines advanced to the finals in men's open singles and men's open doubles Saturday at the Birch Horton Bittner and Cherot state tennis championships at the Alaska Club North.

Haines beat Rendell Burghart 6-0, 6-0 in a singles semifinal match and teamed with Jimmy Kayongo for a 6-1, 6-2 win over Brad Luczkow and Jody Wolfe in a men's doubles quarterfinal match.

The tournament concludes Sunday.

Birch Horton Bittner and Cherot state championships

Saturday's results

Men's open singles semifinals -- Aaron Haines def. Rendell Burghart 6-0 6-0; Mouhcine Guettabi def. Eddie Lewis 6-4 6-2. Men's 4.0 singles semifinals -- Bill Cotton def. Swan Ching 6-1 6-3; Joseph Hemry def. Justin Wolfe 6-1 6-1. Men's 3.0 singles round robin -- Masaki Okabe def. Christian Morgan 6-3, 6-2; Christian Morgan def. Jolan Lanza 6-2 5-7 1-0. Men's 50 singles round robin -- Brad Luczkow def. Gary Randell 6-2 6-7 1-0. Men's open doubles semifinals -- Aaron Haines/Jimmy Kayongo def. Brad Luczkow/Jody Wolfe 6-1 6-2; Rendell Burghart/Colin Gillam def. Paul Hemry/Whitney Williams 6-4 6-3. Men's 4.0 doubles semifinals -- Jay Green/Dylan Shorter def. Jack Lewis/Gary Randell 6-3 7-5, Mike Kreger/Paul Wilcox def. Cal Damian/Zach Vincent 6-3 6-2. Men's 50 doubles round robin -- Frank Canha/Peter Lang def. William Bittner/Kent Crandall 6-4 6-2.

Women's open singles round robin -- Adrienne Fox def Ava Lekander 6-4 6-2. Women's open doubles semifinals -- Stephanie Williams/Whitney Williams def. Katrina Brown/Trena Rairdon 6-2 6-4; Bonnie Hemry/Christine Hemry def. Adrienne Fox/Saharra McKee 6-2 6-4. Women's 4.0 doubles semifinals -- Mary Logan/Ginger Spohr def. Robyn Rosenberg/Andrea Rosenberg 6-2, 4-0 (ret inj); Carolyn Bagley/Becky Butcher def. Stephanie Williams/Bonnie Hemry 6-2 0-6 1-0. Women's 3.0 doubles round robin -- Tyanna Baker/Zoey Flynn def. SallyJo Cook/Ashley Nugent 6-0 6-0; Sandy Ingaldson/Rosemarie Rotunno def. SallyJo Cook/Ashley Nugent 6-2 6-0.

Mixed open doubles semifinals -- Colin Gillam/Whitney Williams def. Rendell Burghart/Adrienne Fox 7-6 4-6 1-0; Paul Hemry/Bonnie Hemry def. Mouhcine Guettabi/Alice Knapp 6-2 7-6. Mixed 4.0 doubles semifinals -- John Gutsch/Saharra McKee def. Scott Kohlhass/Mary Logan 0-6 6-3 1-0; Stan Shin/Trena Rairdon def. Dave Leclair/Stephanie Williams 6-4 7-5.

Friday's results

Men's open singles quarterfinals -- Eddie Lewis def. Jayden Hodgson 7-6, 6-1; Mouchine Guettabi def. Reed Lekander 6-2, 6-1; Aaron Haines def. Jody Wolfe 6-0 6-1. Men's 3.0 singles round robin -- Greg Bidwell def. Joan Lanza 6-2, 6-1. Men's 50 singles round robin -- Gary Randell def. Chris Owens 6-0 6-0. Men's open doubles quarterfinals -- Aaron Haines/Jimmy Kayongo def. Jay Green/Dylan Shorter 6-0 6-0; Rendell Burghart/Colin Gillam def. Allen Clendaniel/Curtis Nelson 6-0 6-1. Men's 4.0 doubles quarterfinals -- Dylan Shorter/Jay Green def. Ronielo David/Krisada Meephothong 6-2 6-3. Women's open singles round robin -- Adrienne Fox def. Christine Hemry 6-3 6-3. Women's open doubles quarterfinals -- Trena Rairdon/Katrina Brown def. Carolyn Bagley/Mary Logan 6-3 5-7 1-0; Adrienne Fox/Saharra McKee def. Marcia Howell/Barbara Thurston 6-2 6-4.

 

 

 

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