Upcoming youth sports events
• Swim and dive hold the Homer Invite on Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10. Dive starts at 4 p.m. on Friday and swim begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Varsity volleyball travels to Kotzebue on Friday, Sept. 9.
• Varsity cross-country running travels to Kodiak for a meet on Saturday, Sept. 10.
• Voznesenka football plays Valdez on the Homer turf on Sept. 10 at 11 a.m.
• Mariner football goes up against Seward on the Homer turf at 2 p.m.
Aug. 27: Homer at Palmer Invite
• Homer claimed the Class 1-2-3A team titles at the Palmer Invite over the weekend.
• Homer’s girls team finished with 35 total points, gaining victory over formidable Grace Christian by one point.
• Megan Pitzman led the girls team with a time of 19:52 and a third place finish. Audrey Rosencrans finished sixth with a time of 20:02 and Autumn Daigle finished in ninth with a time of 20:38. Lauren Evarts finished a second short of the top 10 with a time of 20:42, claiming 11th place.
• Homer boys beat Grace Christian by 34 points.
• Four Homer boys placed in the top eight: Jacob Davis finished in fourth with a time of 16:48, Jordan Beachy finished fifth with a time of 16:56, Jared Brant finished sixth with a time of 16:59. Luciano Fasulo came in eighth with a time of 17:10.
Sept 3: Homer vs. Juneau
Final score: 26-8, Juneau
1st quarter: 6 0
2nd quarter: 0 6
3rd quarter: 0 13
4th quarter: 2 7
• Homer scored first, and then Juneau answered with a touchdown in the second quarter, tying the game 6-6. However, Juneau overtook Homer in the third and continued to score, ending the game in a 26-8 victory.
• Joe Ravin scored a touchdown with a 60-yard pass from Teddy Croft with 4:56 on the clock in the first quarter.
• Timmy Woo tackled Juneau player Lance Galletes-Fiagatusa for a safety with 6:07 on the clock in the fourth quarter.
• Croft led Homer with 79 rushing yards, followed by Sean Love with 24 and Jaime Rios with 22.
Sept 3: Voznesenka vs. Nikiski
Final score: 33-0, Nikiski
1st quarter: 0 0
2nd quarter: 0 20
3rd quarter: 0 13
4th quarter: 0 0
• Zasima Martushev led Voznesenka with 74 rushing yards, followed by Azary Reutov with 54 yards.
Sept 2: Homer vs. Nikiski
Final score: 3-0, Nikiski
Game 1: 11 25
Game 2: 13 25
Game 3: 17 25
Sept 6: Homer vs. Soldotna
Final score: 3-0, Soldotna
Game 1: 23 25
Game 2: 12 25
Game 3: 20 25