Alaska high school basketball for Feb. 23


Service 87, Chugiak 33

The Service Cougars overwhelmed Chugiak 87-33 Saturday, a road victory that clinched the Cook Inlet Conference regular-season title for Service.

Marques Robinson pumped in 23 points and C.J. Toomer poured in 20 to lead Service, which is 11-1 in league play with one game remaining.

Adam Klie added 15 points and Reece Robinson 14.

Skyler Fullmer’s 17 points led the host Mustangs, who trailed 84-24 after three quarters.


South 72, Eagle River 71 2OT

Zach Lujan scored a layup with seven seconds remaining in the second overtime period Saturday to lift the South boys past Eagle River 72-71 in CIC action at South.

Eagle River’s shot at the buzzer rolled off the rim.

Jack Hobbs pumped on 31 points for South to lead all scorers. Lujan and Louis Page each finished with 12 and David Alston added 11 for the Wolverines.

Eric Roberts racked up 26 points for Eagle River, hitting a 3-pointer at the fourth-quarter buzzer to send the game to overtime. Shaquan Rhoades delivered 18 points.

Dimond 63, Bartlett 43

Double-doubles from Austin Torrance and Stanson Afoa lifted the Dimond boys past Bartlett 63-43 Saturday in a Cook Inlet Conference basketball game at Bartlett.

Torrance finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds and Afoa furnished 11 points and 12 rebounds. Damon Cikanek dropped in 15 points.

Bartlett was led by B.J. McCoy’s 10 points and Bradley Johnson’s 10 rebounds.



East 78, West 70

Jarred Laws and Xavier Johnson scored 17 points apiece Saturday to help carry East past West 78-70 in a CIC game at West.

The Thunderbirds led 48-33 at the half, but West scored the first six points of the second half to mount a comeback that brought them as close to five points in the fourth quarter.

Deandre Wilson topped West with 15 points, all in the first half. Markiss Ailey added 10



ACS 98, Nikiski 43

Falling one field goal short of the century mark Saturday, the Anchorage Christian boys basketball team cruised past visiting Nikiski 98-43. 

Gus Simmers and Jalen Terry accounted for most of the ACS points, Simmers nailing a game-high 31 points and Terry drilling six 3-pointers on his way to 28. 

Jesse Ross led Nikiski with 14 points and Seth Carstens knocked in 11. 



West 54, East 42

Chanel Bookert netted 12 points and CeCe Cockerham added 10 Saturday, boosting West to a 54-42 Cook Inlet Conference victory over visiting East.

Manu Fiti topped East with 11 points.


Dimond 50, Bartlett 27

Dimond took control in the third quarter Saturday and sailed to a 50-27 CIC girls basketball victory over host Bartlett.

Aminata Cole’s 11 points and 10 rebounds and Sierra Afoa’s 17 points led the Lynx.

Bartlett got 19 points from Kiera Stokes and 14 rebounds from Tiemchieng Panoam.


Chugiak 53, Service 23

Chugiak rolled past Servicc 53-23 Saturday at Chugiak, powered by double-figure scoring from Brandy Bookout and Anna Ingraham.

Bookout scored 12 points and Ingraham 10 for the Mustangs, who led 26-12 at the half.

Alissa Manez of Service led all scorers with 13 points.



South 62, Eagle River 29

Buoyed by balanced scoring, South strolled to a 62-29 CIC win Saturday over host Eagle River.

Taylor Murray and Jasmine Ashby each contributed 12 points and Zulai Cole pitched in 11 for the Wolverines.

Samantha Coy’s nine points topped Eagle River.



ACS 63, Nikiski 9

The Anchorage Christian girls basketball team held Nikiski to single digits Saturday, producing a 63-9 home victory behind a game-high 21 points from Dallas Dickerson. 

Dickerson buried three 3-pointers and scored 17 before halftime. Sarah Gaegel finished with 16 points for ACS, which shut out Nikiski in the second quarter. 

Rachel Thompson and Alyssa Darch accounted for all of Nikiski’s points, Darch scoring five and Thompson notching four.


Wasilla 68, Kodiak 41

Four double-digit scorers helped the Wasilla girls basketball team remain undefeated with a 68-41 win over visiting Kodiak on Saturday. 

The Warriors, led by 20 points from Alysha Devine, improved to 23-0. Alexis Imoe contributed 16 points, with Kyla Dinkel and Savannah Burke kicking in 11. Dinkel completed a double-double with a game-high 14 rebounds. 

Kodiak got 15 points from Hannah Wandersee and eight rebounds from Megan Pyles.  


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