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Dimond Lynx win their own basketball tournament

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: January 12
  • Published January 12

Evan Hoosier delivered an 11-point, 16-rebound double-double Saturday to lead the Dimond Lynx to the championship game of the eight-team Alaska Prep Shootout boys basketball tournament.

Jaren Carle chipped in 21 points for Dimond in the 66-30 win over Valdez.

Third place went to Palmer, which coasted past Barrow 65-40. Ronny Marshall racked up a double-double with 22 points and 11 rebounds for the Moose.

Grace Christian, playing its third close game in a row, outlasted Eagle River 55-53 in overtime to grab fourth place. The Grizzlies got double-figure scoring from Josh McGovern (13 points), Nathan Harriman (12) and Nathan Ivanoff (10). Eagle River lost its second overtime game of the tournament despite a game-high 19 points from Javon Walker.

In the seventh-place game, West Valley swamped Kenai Central 77-37 behind Terrell Peter’s 18 points. Adam Trujillo topped the Kards with 19 points.

Alaska Prep Shootout

Saturday’s games

Seventh place -- West Valley 77, Kenai 37

Fourth place – Grace Christian 55, Eagle River 53 OT

Third place -- Palmer 65, Barrow 40

Championship -- Dimond 66, Valdez 30

Friday’s games

Eagle River 64, Kenai Central 56

Grace 54, West Valley 52

Valdez 57, Barrow 35 (semifinal)

Dimond 64, Palmer 21 (semifinal)

All-tournament team

Isaiah Moses, Dimond (MVP)

Anthony Fruan, Barrow

Jacob Titus, Palmer

Ryan Adkins, Eagle River

Nathan Ivanoff, Grace Christian

Carter Moore, Dimond

Bennett Hinkle, Valdez

Terrell Peter, West Valley

Noah Brandon, Dimond

Evan Hoosier, Dimond

Ike Watson, Valdez


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