Third time’s a charm. Richard Burroughs has proven that proverb right two years in a row. And he has a collection of crowns to go along with those charms.
Fifth-seeded Chugiak upset No. 4 Service with a 6-2 win in the opening round of the Cook Inlet Conference hockey tournament Monday, Feb. 3 at the McDonald Center. The Mustangs will face top-seeded South today (Thursday, Feb. 6) with a championship berth on the line. The Wolverines blanked eighth-seeded East 8-0 on Monday.
Chugiak High senior Richard Burroughs has won a Cook Inlet Conference wrestling title the past two years. But a three-peat isn’t guaranteed for the 220-pounder. Burroughs said the weight class isn’t as strong as past years, but he’ll have to be at his best to defend his title.
Eagle River notched its first Cook Inlet Conference win of the season with a 41-38 victory over visiting Service on Saturday, Jan. 25. Lauren Frost (14 points) and Samantha Coy (10) led the way for the Wolves.
Zachary Krajnik scored a hat trick to help Chugiak cruise past East 10-2 in Cook Inlet Conference hockey action Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the McDonald Center.
Visiting Su Valley defeated Birchwood Christian School by the score of 81-62 on Tuesday, Jan. 21. Tyler Keiffer paced the Warriors with 30 points.
Soldotna’s Levi Michael and Sadie Fox earned victories at the Chugiak Classic held at the Beach Lake Trails on Saturday, Jan. 11. In the boys race, Michael finished in 27 minutes, 37.5 seconds — beating Grace Christian’s Luke McLaughlin by 10.5 seconds.
Kyle Johnson scored a hat trick to help Eagle River down East 9-2 on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at Ben Boeke. Blake Rinckey, Jesse Johnson and Kory Cain scored two goals apiece for the Wolves.