Nenana boys, Skyview girls take titles in Nikolaevsk

Anchorage Daily NewsJanuary 25, 2014 

The Nenana boys and Skyview girls claimed team titles Saturday at the Warrior Rumble boys and girls basketball tournament in Nikolaevsk.

The Nenana boys completed an undefeated run in the three-day, round-robin tournament by beating Nikolaevsk 67-56 Saturday in a battle of unbeatens.

James Olin-Martin poured in 23 points and Kynan Monroe pitched in 18 to help Nenana stop the Warriors, who were led by tournament MVP Jaruby Nelson’s 31 points.

In the other boys game, Kalskag nipped Birchwood Christian 45-41 behind 17 points from Joey Davis. Dakota Buyse and Tyler Keiffer combined for 25 points for Birchwood.

In girls action, Skyview, Nenana and Nikolaevsk all finished 2-1. Skyview earned the team title by virtue of the tiebreaker, which was points allowed.

Hayley Ramsell tossed in 19 points for Skyview in a 43-6 drubbing of Birchwood Christian on Saturday, and Nikolaevsk ended on a winning note by beating Nenana 60-39 to earn second place. Sophia Kalugin powered the Warriors with 24 points; tournament MVP Edna Standifer led Nenana with 15.

All-tournament teams

Boys — James Olin-Martin, Nenana; Neil Gordeev, Nikolaevsk; Tyler Keiffer, Birchwood; Kynan Monroe, Nenana; Joey Davis, Kalskag; Dakota Jones, Birchwood; Jaruby Nelson, Nikolaevsk; Lars Nanuk, Nenana; Anthony Yakunin, Nikolaevsk; Jonah Fefelov, Nikolaevsk.

Girls — Sophia Kalugin, Nikolaevsk; Edna Standifer, Nenana; Samantha Reynolds, Skyview; Serafima Kalugin, Nikolaevsk; Meghan Powers, Skyview; Bryce Vickers, Birchwood; Nianiella Dorvall, Nikolaevsk; Hayley Ramsell, Skyview; Maria DelaRosa, Nenana; Kilina Klaich, Nikolaevsk; Louisa Paul, Nenana.

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