Homer girls take second at Colony invite

The Homer girls led Kenai Peninsula schools at the Colony Invitational on Friday and Saturday by finishing second in the team standings.

Colony won the girls meet with 144 points, while Homer was second with 87. Also from the peninsula, Kenai was sixth and Nikiski was 12th. On the boys side, Kodiak won with 140 points while Colony was second with 131 points. The Kenai boys were sixth, while Homer was eighth and Nikiski was ninth.

Homer senior Aurora Waclawski took wins in the girls 200- and 400-meter sprints, beating Tekaiya Rich of Kenai in the 200 by a scant .09 seconds and Mariners teammate Ziza Shemet Pitcher in the 400 by over a second with a time of 1:02.51.

Homer also took wins in the girls 400-meter and 1,600-meter relays.


Colony Invitational


Friday-Saturday, Colony High

Girls team scores: 

1. Colony 144; 2. Homer 87; 3. Kodiak 83; 4. ACS 76; 5. Grace 58; 6. Kenai 56.5; 7. Wasilla 43; 8. Palmer 30; 9. Valdez 28.5; 10. Houston 22; 10. (tie) Susitna Valley 22; 12. Nikiski 7; 13. Birchwood 6; 14. Redington 6.

Boys team scores: 

1. Kodiak 140; 2 Colony 131; 3. Wasilla 104; 4. Palmer 95.5; 5. ACS 90.5; 6. Kenai 56.5; 7. Grace 28.5; 8. Homer 27.5 9. Nikiski 14; 10. Valdez 13.5; 11. Birchwood 1.

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