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King Cove boys, girls will play for Class 1A state basketball titles

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: March 16
  • Published March 16

King Cove will try to become the king of Class 1A basketball Saturday night when it sends both of its teams to championship games at the Alaska Airlines Center.

The King Cove boys will meet Nunamuit at 4 p.m. King Cove advanced by beating Shishmaref 70-44 in Friday’s semifinals. Nunamuit won a shootout with Tanana, 88-77.

The King Cove girls face Tri-Valley at 2 p.m. Both won comfortably in the semifinals, where King Cove cruised past St.Mary’s 74-31 and Tri-Valley defeated Klawock 54-34.

Class 1A boys


Thorne Bay 57, Sand Point 40

Noatak 50, Noorvik 43


Nunamuit 88, Tanana 77

King Cove 70, Shishmaref 44

Saturday’s games

9:30 a.m. – Thorne Bay vs. Noatak, 4th place

9:30 a.m. – Tanana vs. Shishmaref, 3rd place

4 p.m. – Nunamiut vs. King Cove, championship

Class 1A girls

Friday’s Games


Buckland 55, Nikolaevsk 38

Kake 40, Noorvik 39


Tri-Valley 54, Klawock 34

King Cove 74, St. Mary’s 31

Saturday’s Games

8 a.m. – Kake vs. Buckland, 4th place

8 a.m. – St. Mary’s vs. Klawock, 3rd place

2 p.m. – King Cove vs. Tri-Valley, championship

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