Wolves finish seventh at Cactus Jam

Cook Inlet Conference play begins next week


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Eagle River High’s boys basketball team finished seventh out of eight teams in the Cactus Division at the Cactus Jam Hoop Classic in Phoenix on Dec. 26-31.

After suffering two close losses, the Wolves beat Medicine Hat High School (Alberta) 62-51 in the seventh/eighth-place game Saturday, Dec. 29. The Wolves improved to 2-2 overall.

Eagle River opened the tournament with a 58-50 loss to eventual runner-up Lake Washington (Wash.) on Dec. 27.

Cedar Park Christian (Wash.) edged Lake Washington 54-52 in the title game Saturday.

On Friday, Dec. 28, Bergen Catholic (N.J.) earned a 51-46 win over Eagle River.

Cook Inlet Conference play begins Tuesday, Jan. 8 when Eagle River hosts East. The girls tipoff at 6 p.m. with the boys following at 7:30.

Chugiak opens its conference schedule at Bartlett on Tuesday, Jan. 8. The girls game is set for 6 p.m. and the boys at 7:30.

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