Prep soccer teams played outdoors in Anchorage area for the first time this season this week. Here’s a look at scores for Chugiak and Eagle River.
Eagle River’s Sheryl Loan won her fifth Bike for Women Sunday at Chugiak High, beating six-time champion Shannon Donley by just two seconds.
Despite Mother Nature’s best efforts, the 2013 high school softball season started last week. Chugiak opened with a convincing 10-2 victory over South on May 1 at Wendler Middle School. Katrina Grant went 2-for-2 and Kenzie Matthis was 2-for-3 for the Mustangs. Carly Metcalf picked up the win, striking out four and surrendering just three hits in four innings of work.
Gruening and Mirror Lake middle schools are excited about the addition of interscholastic basketball to the middle school level. “We’re extremely happy,” said MLMS assistant principal Kurt Mueller. “There’s a lot of eager anticipation that’s already forming for next year.”
The Anchorage School District’s decision to eliminate the girls’ high school hockey program was met with disappointment by the Chugiak-Eagle River team. “Everybody’s pretty bummed,” CER coach Randall Sperry said.
Chugiak and Eagle River High tracksters combined for five individual wins and four winning relays at the freshmen/sophomore meet Saturday, April 27 at The Dome.
Countless hours in the pool helped Kaitlin Friedli win consecutive state diving titles. That hard work has also propelled the Chugiak High senior to the top collegiate level.
With a thick layer of snow still covering ballfields throughout Anchorage and Eagle River, the start of the 2013 high school softball and Knik Little League seasons has been delayed.
Seniors Brandon Parrish and Scout Warners won three individual events apiece to help Eagle River sweep a dual meet against Chugiak on Friday, April 19 at The Dome.