Chugiak’s boys basketball team rebounded from an 0-5 start to finish second at Dimond’s Alaska Prep Shootout on Saturday, Jan. 19. “It’s definitely a huge boost,” said senior Skyler Fullmer, who was named tournament MVP after averaging just over 25 points in three games.
Eagle River will have more than bragging rights on the line when it meets Chugiak on the ice Saturday, Jan. 26. Led by a pair of goals by Brett Wood, the Wolves beat West (6-6-1) 3-1 on Tuesday, Jan. 22 to tie East at 5-8 in the conference.
Chugiak’s Richard Burroughs led all local wrestlers with a second-place finish at the Glenn Vandergaw Classic at Dimond High on Saturday, Jan. 12.
Three of four local prep bowling teams won their matches on Thursday, Jan. 10 at Eagle River Bowl.
With just a week and a half before the Cook Inlet Conference hockey tournament, just five points separated four teams as of Tuesday, Jan. 15.
For the second straight week, all local 4A basketball teams came up winless. At the 1A level, Birchwood Christian School went undefeated last week.
It wasn’t exactly home, but Chugiak’s Sam Hartke looked plenty comfortable covering the 7.5-kilometer classic course at Kincaid Park Saturday, Jan. 12.
Caleb Duplessis and Mike Rud combined for 32 points to lead Birchwood Christian School past visiting Peninsula Conference foe Ninilchik 48-28 on Friday, Jan. 4.
Eagle River’s Cory Florence defeated Wasilla’s Blake Marks 4-2 in the finals of the 145-pound weight class at the Colony Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 5 in Palmer.