East 74, West 59
Desmond Johnson contributed in all sorts of ways Thursday in leading East past West 74-59 in a Cook Inlet Conference boys basketball game at East.
Johnson piled up 21 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for the Thunderbirds. Matt Gwayi-Chore scored 22 points and Eudy Gomez supplied 14 points, seven rebounds and three steals.
West’s Deandre Wilson and Don McMorris each tossed in 14 points, and Jhayde Zamora added 10.
Dimond 50, South 23
Dimond put three players in double figures and its defense rattled South into 28 turnovers and 25.8 percent shooting Thursday in a 50-23 CIC homecourt victory.
Zach Deloney scored 15 points, Carlos Diaz 13 and Muhamad Cole 11 for the Lynx, who held South to three points in both the first and third quarters. Diaz added six rebound and Cole handed out five assists.
Jebb VanDervalk’s seven points topped South.
Service 58, Bartlett 53
Ihro Raguindin pumped in 15 of his game-high 17 points in the second half Thursday to spark Service’s 58-53 CIC win over visiting Bartlett.
Bartlett led 22-17 at the half, but nine points from Raguindin in the third quarter helped Service tie the game 38-38.
The Cougars outscored Bartlett 20-15 in the fourth quarter for the win, with Reece Robinson netting eight of his 15 points that quarter for Service.
Payton Fuller’s 11 points and Bentiu Panoam’s 10 gave Bartlett a boost.
Eagle River 55, Chugiak 50
Alaini Collins led a trio of double-figure scorers Thursday in Eagle River’s 55-50 CIC homecourt triumph over Chugiak.
Collins scored 15 points, Eric Andersen 12 and Daniel Dirscherl 11 for the Wolves. Matt Oldenkamp’s 13 points paced Chugiak.