Alaska teams net wins in Vegas basketball tournament

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska’s 16-U and 17-U boys teams earned victories Friday in the Bigfoot Hoops basketball tournament in Las Vegas. 

Alaska defeated Arizona 57-49 to finish 3-0 in pool play in the 16-U division. 

Bartlett’s Tyler Boyer paced Alaska with 19 points and seven rebounds. Trevor Osborne of Grace Christian added 12 points. 

Hutchison’s Morgan John and Ketchikan’s Mo Bullock chipped in eight points and five rebounds apiece. 

Three Service Cougars powered Alaska’s 17-U team to a 72-61 win over Texas. 

Ben Biel scored a team-high 14 points while his Service teammates Pindo Drammeh and Eben Upton added 12 apiece.

Glennallen’s Brent Sampson and Kyle Rochon scored nine points each for Alaska.