Skiers take off from the starting line of the girls’ race Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 during a Homer-hosted ski meet at the Ohlson Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. Varsity and JV skiers raced at the same time, with the JV members taking a shorter route. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Skiers take off from the starting line of the girls’ race Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 during a Homer-hosted ski meet at the Ohlson Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. Varsity and JV skiers raced at the same time, with the JV members taking a shorter route. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Sports in brief

Upcoming events

Cross-country skiing — The Mariner skiers are next scheduled to compete on Jan. 18 and 19 at the Grace Invite.

Basketball — The girls varsity basketball team will play Kenai Central High School at 6:30 p.m. this Friday at home. The varsity boys will play at 8 p.m. Next Thursday, the boys will host Mt. Edgecumbe at 7 p.m. at home.

Hockey — The Homer hockey team is scheduled to host Kenai Central High School at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 8 at the Kevin Bell Ice Arena.

In review

Basketball

The girls basketball team took first place last weekend at the Service Cougar Tip Off, beating Eagle River, Service and Redington.

The girls claimed the victory with a 30-28 win over Redington on Saturday. On Friday, they beat Service 30-19. In that game, Marina Carroll led the Mariners with 16 points.

Also Friday, they boys team defeated Redington 47-33 in the consolation bracket of the tournament. Daniel Reutov led Homer with 12 points for Homer, while Japheth McGhee had 11.

In Saturday’s win over Redington, Laura Inama led the team with 11 points for for Homer.

In the boys consolation championship, Point Hope beat Homer 46-42. Daniel Reutov led Homer with 11.

Girls

Friday

Mariners 30, Cougars 19

Homer 6, 12, 5, 7 — 30

Service 3, 5, 4, 7 — 19

HOMER (30) — Inama 8, Bishop 2, Bales 2, Doughty 1, Todd 0, Parish 0, Carroll 16, Kreger 0, Hetrick 1. Totals — 12 6-17 30.

SERVICE (19) — Crutcher 2, Stoddard 2, Hopson 0, Noethlich 3, Lambert 2, Campbell 5, Pancio 2, Noland 3. Totals — 7 1-11 19.

3-point goals — Service 1 (Campbell). Team fouls — Homer 14, Service 17. Fouled out — none.

Saturday

Mariners 30, Huskies 28

Redington 5, 3, 11, 9 — 28

Homer 5, 8, 6, 11 — 30

REDINGTON (28) — Simmons 2, Stoker 2, Lytle 0, Aparezuk 8, Seymore 4, Fuller 12, Reavis 0, Neuman 0. Totals — 10 6-12 28.

HOMER (30) — Inama 11, Bishop 7, Bales 4, Doughty 2, Todd 0, Parish 2, Carroll 4, Hetrick 0. Totals — 12 4-6 30.

3-point goals — Redington 2 (Aparezuk 2); Homer 2 (Inama, Bishop). Team fouls — Redington 7, Homer 7. Fouled out — none.

Boys

Friday

Mariners 47, Huskies 33

Redington 4, 13, 12, 4 — 33

Homer 10, 12, 16, 9 — 47

REDINGTON (33) — Bowman 13, Rogers 4, Straughn 9, Gunderson 0, Casida 0, Sandefur 7, Spott 0. Totals — 12 6-15 33.

HOMER (47) — Munns 2, Beachy 9, Reutov 12, Raymond 2, Anderson 2, Kuhn 0, McGhee 11, Swoboda 9. Totals — 20 4-7 47.

3-point goals — Redington 3 (Straughn 2, Bowman); Homer 3 (Beachy 2, Swoboda). Team fouls — Redington 9, Homer 16. Fouled out — none.

Saturday

Harpooners 46, Mariners 42

Point Hope 5, 13, 5, 23 — 46

Homer 12, 11, 4, 15 — 42

POINT HOPE (46) — A. Kowunna 11, Cannon 23, Nukapigaq 0, Tuzroyluk 3, H. Kowunna 6, Frankson Jr. 0, Frankson 0, Hill 3. Totals — 13 15-22 46.

HOMER (42) — Munns 0, Beachy 10, Adkins 4, Reutov 11, Raymond 2, Anderson 0, Kuhn 0, McGhee 6, Swoboda 9. Totals — 17 5-6 42.

3-point goals — Point Hope 5 (A. Kowunna 3, Cannon, H. Kowunna); Homer 3 (Reutov 2, Swoboda). Team fouls — Point Hope 9, Homer 20. Fouled out — none.

Cross-country ski

Homer’s Lady Mariners had a strong showing at a cross-country ski meet held at the Lookout Trails at Ohlson Mountain after a last minute event switch. The Candy Cane Scramble that was originally scheduled for Friday at Tsalteshi Trails in Soldotna had to be moved due to lack of snow.

Junior Autumn Daigle took first place for the varsity girls, finishing the snowy 4.2 kilometer course in 15 minutes, 41 seconds.

Kenai’s Maria Salzetti took second with a time of 16:07, and Homer’s Katia Holmes took third place in 16:46.

Homer’s Zoe Stonorov finished with a time of 17:14, and Brita Restad in 18:03.

Andy Super, the only boys varsity member skiing at the event, finished with a time of 16:24.

Junior varsity skiers started at the same time as varsity skiers, but tackled a shorter 2.7K course. For the JV girls, Homer’s Sienna Carey took first with a time of 10:02. Kara Super finished in 11:37.

Adult sports

Homer basketball league — last week’s standings

1) South Peninsula Hospital 8-0

2) Bay Welding 7-2

3) Pathfinder Aviation 5-4

4) Alaska Bible Institute 4-4

5) K-12 Educators 4-5

6) Home Run Oil 2-7

7) Kachemak Gear Shed 0-8

Andy Super, Homer’s lone male skier, approaches the finish line of the boys’ race Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 during a Homer-hosted ski meet at the Ohlson Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. The impromptu meet came together quickly after it was decided the Tsalteshi Trails system in Soldotna didn’t have enough snow to host Friday’s scheduled meet. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Andy Super, Homer’s lone male skier, approaches the finish line of the boys’ race Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 during a Homer-hosted ski meet at the Ohlson Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. The impromptu meet came together quickly after it was decided the Tsalteshi Trails system in Soldotna didn’t have enough snow to host Friday’s scheduled meet. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer junior Autumn Daigle breezes across the finish line to take first place in the girls’ race at a Homer-hosted ski meet Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at the Ohlson Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. The meet was moved to Homer after it was decided the Tsalteshi Trails system in Soldotna didn’t have enough snow. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer junior Autumn Daigle breezes across the finish line to take first place in the girls’ race at a Homer-hosted ski meet Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at the Ohlson Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. The meet was moved to Homer after it was decided the Tsalteshi Trails system in Soldotna didn’t have enough snow. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Kenai senior Maria Salzetti approaches the finish line of the girls’ race during a Homer-hosted ski meet Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at the Ohlson Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. Salzetti came in second for the varsity girls. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Kenai senior Maria Salzetti approaches the finish line of the girls’ race during a Homer-hosted ski meet Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at the Ohlson Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. Salzetti came in second for the varsity girls. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

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