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Cook Inlet Conference hoops champs crowned; UAA VB back in action; Streeper rules the sprint sleds

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DEFENSE WAS THE NAME OF THE GAME SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE WEST HIGH SCHOOL GYM AS THE EAST T-BIRDS DEFEATED THE CHUGIAK MUSTANGS 67-47 IN THE COOK INLET CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME. AND AS THE EAST DEFENSE TIGHTENED, THE OFFENSE CAME ALIVE BEHIND JUNIOR DAMARION DELANEY. HE SCORED A GAME-HIGH 31 POINTS. BOTH EAST AND CHUGIAK ARE HEADED TO NEXT WEEK’S STATE TOURNAMENT IN THE VALLEY.

IN THE GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME, THE UNDEFEATED BARTLETT GOLDEN BEARS CLINCHED THEIR FIRST C-I-C CHAMPIONSHIP IN 29 YEARS, DOWNING WEST 51-39 SATURDAY. FRESHMAN DESIREE BROWN LED THE WAY WITH 16 POINTS. BARTLETT IS NOW 16-0,

IN THIRD PLACE GAMES SATURDAY, THE WEST BOYS UPENDED SOUTH 57-47, AND THE DIMOND GIRLS BEAT EAST 54-41.

 

 

UAA VOLLEYBALL HAS A THREE-MATCH WIN STREAK IN THE NEW SPRING SEASON. THE SEAWOLVES FRIDAY DISPATCHED ST. MARTIN’S 3 GAMES TO 1. FRESHMAN NICOLE BLUE BLASTED 19 KILLS, AND ALL-AMERICAN EVE STEPHENS OF PALMER HAD 13 KILLS FOR UAA.

SATURDAY, UAA WON A DOUBLEHEADER AT SEATTLE PACIFIC. UAA WILL PLAY THE ONLY TWO HOME MATCHES OF THE SPRING SEASON THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AGAINST FAIRBANKS AT THE SEAWOLF SPORTS CENTER.

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA SPRINT MUSHER BUDDY STREEPER OVERCAME A 40 SECOND TIME DEFICIT SUNDAY TO WIN HIS 7TH OPEN NORTH AMERICAN SLED DOG TITLE IN FAIRBANKS. FINISHING SECOND IN THE 75TH ANNUAL EVENT WAS ANNIE MALO OF QUEBEC. ALSO FROM QUEBEC WAS THE THIRD PLACE FINISHER, ERICK LAFORCE.



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