Weekly sports highlights

Upcoming events:

The Sea to Ski Triathlon will take place from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 25. It will consist of a 5K run from Mariner Park to West Homer Elementary School, a 7K bike up West Hill Road and across Highland Drive to the Roger’s Loop Trailhead, where there will be a 5K ski to the DOT Trailhead of the Sterling Highway.

Soccer: The boys’ soccer team will play Soldotna High School at 6 p.m. in Homer on April 10. The girls’ team will play at 4 p.m. that same day.

In review:

Basketball: The following are the All-Conference awards that came out of the Southcentral Conference Championships at Colony High School, where both Homer teams placed fourth in competition.

Among the highlights are Rylyn Todd and Alissa Cole making the first all-conference team for the girls, and Joel Carroll, Jordan Beachy and Koby Etzweiler making the first team for the boys. Falmcon Greear, Amiyah Varga and Jullianna Hanenberger made the first all-conference team for cheerleading.


MVP — Bethany Carstens, Nikiski.

Coach of the Year — Scott Anderson, Nikiski.

First team — Destiny Reimers, ACS; Ashley Jackson, Seward; Grace Salima, Grace; Emma Wik, Nikiski; Courtney Crockett, Redington; Jordan Todd, ACS; Rylyn Todd, Homer; Chaunice Carr, ACS; Tessa Binder, Grace; Alissa Cole, Homer; Mary Kate Parks, ACS.

Second team — Jessie Davis, ACS; Abbie Fuller, Redington; Kaitlin Johnson, Nikiski; Riley Von Borstel, Seward; Riley Davis, Houston; Rylee Jackson, Nikiski; Coral Petrosius, Seward.

Good sport team — Jenna Markel, Grace; Marilena Koozata, Redington; Sierra Randall, ACS; Rylee Doughty, Homer; America Jeffreys, Nikiski; Rose Terry, Seward; Katie Ritchie, Houston.


MVP — Tobin Karlberg, Grace.

Coach of the Year — Reid Kornstad, Nikiski.

First team — Zen Petrosius, Seward; Jimmy McGovern, Grace; Ian Johnson, Nikiski; Joel Carroll, Homer; Demarcus Hall-Scriven, ACS; Frederick Onochie, ACS; Jordan Beachy, Homer; Jace Kornstad, Nikiski; Danilo Guzman, ACS; Koby Etzwiler, Homer; Orlando Luzano, ACS.

Second team — Brett Dickerson, ACS; Charles Rohr, Homer; Brody Brooks, Redington; Cody Handley, Nikiski; Sylvanus Edi, Grace; Robert Ritter, Houston.

Good sport team — Nate Harriman, Grace; Simon Estes, Seward; Jay Davis, Homer; Boyce Warner, Houston; Michael Bridges, Nikiski; Bristin Conaway, Redington; Cole Smith, ACS.


Cheerleading coach of the year — Haley Hatch, Seward.

First team — Karli Wilkerson, Houston; Kendyl Morris, Seward; Amiyah Varga, Homer; Ayrieanne Terrell, ACS; Totiana Delaney, Houston; Jullianna Hanenberger, Homer; Kira Keller, ACS; Jaelyn Singleton, ACS; Falcom Greear, Homer; Elissa Turner, Seward.

Good sport team — Miranda Martin, Homer; Jaelyn Singleton, ACS; Claire Robertson, Seward; Emily Coughlin, Houston.

Wrestling: The following is a wrestling recap on Homer Popeye Wrestling Club from Storm Hansen-Cavasos:

“This last weekend Popeye wrestling club had five wrestlers compete in Fairbanks at the Interior Youth wrestling tournament. Brodey Cook brought home gold by pinning all his opponents, Storey Cook placed second for the girls and Saoirse Cook placed third. All three Cook wrestlers were coached by their big brother, Tristen Cook, and big sister, McKenzie Cook. Also wrestling in Fairbanks was Seth Inama, bringing home silver.

“Back home, (the) Popeye Wrestling Club participated in the Popeye Southern Peninsula Scrimmage put on by Popeye Wrestling and Anchor Kings Wrestling. It was a great two-day event that brought a few wrestlers from Voznesenka and Nikiski in to compete as well.

The Friday scramble was Greco. Popeye wrestlers who placed in their respective weight groups are as follows:

1) Evan Marroquin, 2) Logan Kumfer, 3) Andrew Amso, 4) Adrian Ludwig, 1) Isaiah Marroquin, 2) Kanin Kumfer, 3) Hayden Kumfer, 4) tie between Sebastian Bertschof Anchor Kings and Konrad Overholt of Popeye, 1) Preston Szymoniak, 3) Eli Weisser, 3) Allen White, 2) Murph Farmer, 2) Tristan Overholt, 4) tied between Jack Faber and Avri Ludwig, both of Popeye, 1) Declan Barnard, 2) Jocelyn White, 1) Lucas Barnard, 1) Kamdyn Doughty, 2) Alice Clucas, 3) Jessica Clucas.

Saturday, the scrimmage was freestyle in Anchor Point. The following wrestlers placed as follows:

2) Andew Amso, 1) Logan Kumfer, 3) Adrian Ludwig, 1) Kanin Kumfer, 3) Hayden Kumfer, 2) Beau Weisser, 5) Konrad Overholt, 3) Flora Fitzpatrick, 1) Jadon Weisser, 2) Preston Szymoniak, 1) Lucas Fitzpatrick, 2) Eli Weisser, 1) Allen White, 2) Murph Farmer, 2) John Faber, 3) Avri Ludwig, 1) Tristan Overholt, 3) Jocelyn White, 3) Cecilia Fitzpatrick, 3) Cayleb Diaz, 2) Joshua Bradshaw, 4) Kamdyn Doughty.

Homer’s Daniel Reutov dribbles the ball during one of the boys basketball team’s games in the Southcentral Conference Championships March 9-11, 2018 at Colony High School. (Photo by Annali Metz)

Homer’s Daniel Reutov dribbles the ball during one of the boys basketball team’s games in the Southcentral Conference Championships March 9-11, 2018 at Colony High School. (Photo by Annali Metz)