Weekly sports highlights

  • Homer’s Daniel Reutov slips while dribbling the ball with pressure from Service’s Brandon Gail (14) Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 at the Powerade/Al Howard Tip-Off tournament at Soldotna High School. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Upcoming events:

Hockey: The Homer High School hockey team will face off against Wasilla High School during an away game at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11. Then the team heads to Colony High School for a game at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, and finishes out the weekend in the Mat-Su with a game against Palmer High School at noon on Saturday, Jan. 13.

Cross-country skiing: The Homer Mariner Nordic ski team will compete away at the Mat-Su Invite at the Government Peak trails on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 12-13.

Girls Basketball: The girls varsity basketball team will take on Anchorage Christian School in an away game at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 11, then Houston in an away game at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, and finally Joe Redington High School in an away game at noon Saturday, Jan. 13. The junior varsity girls will play Anchorage Christian School in an away game at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11.

Boys Basketball: The boys varsity basketball team will play at the Anchorage Christian School Invite on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 4-6. The junior varsity boys will also play Anchorage Christian School, but at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11. The C Team will play Anchorage Christian School that same day, but at 1:30 p.m.

In Review:

Other sports

Homer City Basketball League standings:

Week 10 standings:

1. Best Western Riptide 9-3

2. The Splash Bros 8-3

3. Bay Welding Smooth Ops 8-3

4. Alaska Bible Institute 7-5

5. K-12 5-6

6. The Titans 3-8

7. Kachemak Gear Shed 0-12

Homer High School

Hockey: The Homer High School’s hockey team came out victorious in its game against Kenai Central High School on Saturday. The Mariners topped the Cardinals 8-2 in their North Star Conference game at the Kenai Multi-Purpose Facility.

The game was hovering at 2-0 until late in the second period, after which Homer continued to rack up the goals. Isaiah Nevak scored two of those goals, with additional goals from Tyler Gilliland, JJ Williamson, Lee Lowe, Phin Weston, Alden Ross and Ethan Pitzman. Kenai’s two goals were made by Matt Hagel and Nate Beiser.

Goalie Josh Tree had 49 saves for Kenai, while Homer’s Hunter Warren had 20 saves.

Homer 2, 1, 5 — 8

Kenai 0, 0, 2 — 2

First period — 1. Homer, Nevak (Pitzman), 1:12; 2. Homer, Gilliland (Lowe), 12:06. Penalties — Kenai had 2 for 4 minutes.

Second period — 3. Homer, Williamson (un.), 14:46. Penalties — Kenai had 3 for 6 minutes; Homer had 2 for 4 minutes.

Third period — 4. Homer, Lowe (Williamson), 1:43; 5. Homer, Weston (Pitzman, Dean), 4:12; 6. Kenai, Hagel (Mese, O’Brien), 4:46; 7. Homer, Ross (S. Warren, Kuzmin), 7:48; 8. Homer, Pitzman (Weston), 9:05; 9. Homer, Nevak (Weston), 10:48; 10. Kenai, Beiser (Mese), 11:20. Penalties — Homer had 1 for 2 minutes; Kenai had 3 for 14 minutes.

Shots on goal — Homer 20-20-17. Total: 57; Kenai 2-11-9. Total: 22.

Goalies — Kenai, Tree (57 shots, 49 saves); Homer, H. Warren (22 shots, 20 saves).

Basketball: Over the weekend, the Homer boys varsity basketball team competed in the Al Howard/Powerade Tip-Off Tournament at Soldotna High School. Homer finished the tournament 1-2, with Jordan Beachy and Koby Etzwiler being named to the all-tournament team.

Below are the breakdowns of the weekend games:

Thursday: Mariners 61, Seahawks 41

Seward 8, 12, 11, 10 — for a total of 41

Homer 21, 10, 15, 15 — for a total of 61

SEWARD (41) — Koster 0 0-0 0, Moriarity 0 0-0 0, Estes 1 0-0 2, Ingalls 1 0-0 3, Spanos 1 0-0 2, Pfeiffenberger 2 0-0 5, Jarvis 2 1-3 5, Petrosius 7 10-14 24. Totals — 14 11-17 41.

HOMER (61) — Etzwiler 6 0-0 16, Adkins 1 0-0 2, Reutov 2 0-0 4, Carroll 5 0-1 10, Raymond 0 0-0 0, Anderson 1 0-0 2, Davis 1 0-0 3, J. Beachy 5 2-2 13, McGhee 5 1-4 11. Totals — 26 3-7 61.

3-point goals — Seward had 2 (scored by Ingalls and Pfeiffenberger); Homer had 6 (Etzwiler made 4, and another two were made by Davis and J. Beachy). Team fouls — Seward had 6, Homer had 19. No one was fouled out.

Friday: Cougars 68, Mariners 58

Homer: 9, 17, 14, 18 — for a total of 58

Service: 13, 14, 23, 18 —for a total of 68

HOMER (58) — Etzwiler 2 2-2 7, Adkins 0 3-6 3, Reutov 3 4-4 10, Carroll 4 1-3 9, Anderson 0 2-4 2, Davis 0 0-0 0, J. Beachy 6 0-0 17, McGhee 5 0-0 10. Totals 20 12-19 58.

SERVICE (68) — Acherson 2 0-0 5, Casados 1 0-0 2, Quiausing 0 0-0 0, Morgan 6 2-4 17, Muller 1 2-2 4, Gail 5 0-0 12, George 0 0-0 0, Bailey 3 1-1 8, Bailey 0 2-2 2, Cavey 0 0-0 0, Fanger 2 0-2 5, Toala 2 0-2 5, Helgeson 5 0-0 12. Totals 25 7-11 68.

3-point goals — Homer had 6 (J. Beachy made 5, Etzwiler 1); Service had 11 (Morgan made 3, Gail 2, Toala 2, Acherson 1, Casados 1, Bailey 1, Fanger 1).

Team fouls — Homer had 9; Service had 17. No one was fouled out.

Saturday: Ravens 56, Mariners 48

Eielson: 9, 17, 14, 16 — for a total of 56

Homer: 12, 14, 7, 15 — for a total of 48

EIELSON (56) — Bolton 1 4-4 7, Moore 0 0-0 0, Scarboro 2 5-7 9, Brown 9 1-2 21, Manibusan 4 1-1 9, Scott 1 0-0 3, Rensen 2 3-10 7. Totals — 19 14-24 56.

HOMER (48) — Etzwiler 5 2-4 12, Adkins 4 0-0 8, Reutov 2 0-0 4, Carroll 5 1-2 11, Anderson 0 0-0 0, J. Beachy 5 0-0 13, McGhee 0 0-0 0. Totals — 21 3-6 48.

3-point goals — Eielson had 4 (Brown 2, Bolton, Scott); Homer had 3, all made by Beachy. Team fouls — Eielson had 11, Homer had 14. No one was fouled out.

The same weekend, the Lady Mariners varsity team was competing at the Craig Jung Kenai River Challenge, which was won by Kenai Central High School. Homer’s Grace Godfrey, Rylee Doughty and Alissa Cole all left the tournament with six points. Anna Godrey was also named to the all-tournament team.

To view the rest of the sports highlights, visit homernews.com.

Below are the results:

Thursday: Stars 64, Mariners 22

Soldotna 18, 21, 23, 2 — for a total of 64

Homer 7, 6, 6, 3 — for a total of 22

SOLDOTNA (64) — McGillivray 1 0-0 2, Jaime 0 0-0 0, Miller 3 0-2 8, Blossom 3 1-1 7, A. Schmidt 5 3-3 13, Leaf 0 0-0 0, Buckbee 0 0-0 0, Holland 3 0-1 6, Wurst 5 0-0 10, D. Schmidt 7 3-4 18, McDonald 0 0-0 0. Totals — 27 7-11 64.

HOMER (22) — Bales 0 1-2 1, A. Godfrey 2 0-1 4, G. Godfrey 2 1-1 5, Doughty 2 2-2 6, Todd 0 0-0 0, Parish 0 0-0 0, Carroll 2 2-2 6, Veldstra 0 0-0 0, Cole 0 0-0 0, Box 0 0-1 0. Totals — 8 6-9 22.

3-point goals — Soldotna had 4 (Miller scored 2, followed by Blossom and D. Schmidt). Team fouls — Soldotna had 11, Homer had 10. No one was fouled out.

Friday: Mariners 23, Ravens 20

Homer 9, 6, 3, 5 — for a total of 23

Eielson 4, 5, 4, 7 — for a total of 20

EIELSON (20) — Baker 0 0-0 0, Hughes 1 0-2 2, Berry 2 0-0 4, D. Martin 4 1-4 9, Cardines 0 0-0 0, Williams 0 0-0 0, Scott 1 2-4 4, Abel 0 1-2 1. Totals — 8 4-12 20.

HOMER (23) — Bales 0 0-0 0, A. Godfrey 4 2-3 10, G. Godfrey 1 2-6 4, Doughty 1 1-2 3, Todd 0 1-2 1, Parish 0 0-0 0, Carroll 0 0-0 0, Veldstra 1 1-3 3, Cole 1 0-0 2, Box 0 0-0 0. Totals — 8 7-16 23.

3-point goals — none. Team fouls — Eielson had 20, Homer had 14. Fouled out — Scott.

Saturday: Kardinals 41, Mariners 27

Homer 2, 9, 5, 11 — for a total of 27

Kenai 14, 7, 10, 10 — for a total of 41

HOMER (27) — Bales 1 1-2 3, A. Godfrey 1 2-4 4, G. Godfrey 2 2-5 6, Doughty 2 2-2 6, Todd 0 0-0 0, Parish 0 0-2 0, Veldstra 0 0-0 0, Cole 2 2-2 6, Box 1 0-0 2. Totals — 9 9-17 27.

KENAI (41) — Calvert 1 0-0 3, Sewell 1 0-0 2, Hamilton 2 1-3 5, Erlich 0 0-0 0, Hanson 0 0-0 0, Paxton 3 0-0 6, Carrasco 4 0-0 8, Satathite 6 1-2 13, Streiff 1 0-0 2, Severson 1 0-0 2, Coffman 0 0-0 0. Totals — 19 2-5 41.

3-point goals — Kenai had 1 (Calvert). Team fouls — Homer had 5, Kenai had 14. No one was fouled out.

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