Homer’s Mose Hayes works to break the grip of Service’s Andrew Green during the semifinal round of the Lancer Smith Memorial on Friday, Nov 15, 2019, in Wasilla, Alaska. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Frontiersman)

Homer’s Mose Hayes works to break the grip of Service’s Andrew Green during the semifinal round of the Lancer Smith Memorial on Friday, Nov 15, 2019, in Wasilla, Alaska. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Frontiersman)

Sports in brief

Upcoming events

Wrestling: The wrestling team will compete in a peninsula meet this Friday in Soldotna, against SoHi, Kenai and Nikiski. The meet starts at 3:30 p.m.

Hockey: The hockey team heads up to Soldotna for a game against the Stars at 4:30 p.m. Friday in the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. The team then returns to Homer on Saturday for a noon game against Kenai in the Kevin Bell Arena.

Cross-country skiing: The cross-country ski season is getting ready to start up. The Turkey Skate is currently scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 27 at the Tsalteshi Trails in Soldotna.

In review

Wrestling:

The Mariner wrestling team competed last weekend in the Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament in Palmer, which hosts both large and small schools from around the state in one of the toughest competitions of the year.

Colony High School won the tournament for the boys with 247.5 points. Soldotna High School was the highest placing school from the Kenai Peninsula at fifth. Homer took 15th, Nikiski tied for 19th and Kenai tied for 27th.

Mose Hayes took second place in the 152-pound weight class after making it to the final round and losing to Colony’s Vincent Cramer on a technical fall. Also for Homer, Anthony Kalugin placed third at 189.

In the girls’ tournament, Homer placed third with 95 points, just behind Bethel in second place with 98 points. North Pole won the girls’ tournament with 147 points.

Both Sadie Blake at 125 pounds, and Rayana Vigil at 189 took first place in their weight classes. Maria Grimes from Homer took fifth at 160 pounds and Mina Cavasos took sixth place at 119.

Homer’s Anthony Kalugin tries to get a reversal against Chugiak’s Daniel Niebles during the Lancer Smith Memorial semifinals Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 in Wasilla, Alaska. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Frontiersman)

Homer’s Anthony Kalugin tries to get a reversal against Chugiak’s Daniel Niebles during the Lancer Smith Memorial semifinals Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 in Wasilla, Alaska. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Frontiersman)

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