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From riflery to table tennis, a busy week in local sports


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Chugiak’s Carvell Chaperon, right, and Eagle River’s Emily Timmins take aim during a riflery match Thursday, Oct. 18 at Eagle River High. The Mustangs won the match 5-2.

MIKE NESPER

The Mustangs’ B and C teams notched victories Thursday, Oct. 18 to lift Chugiak riflery past Eagle River 5-2.

Cat Papasodora’s 285 and Tristian Henderson’s 283 helped the Wolves’ A team win.

Sullivan Gilley led Chugiak with a 281.

Chugiak 5, Eagle River 2

A team: Eagle River (1,116) — Cat Papasodora 285, Brenden Lyon 228, Tristian Henderson 283, Jake Nall 266.

Chugiak (1,087) — Sullivan Gilley 281, Nicholas Bozzo 276, Cole Criswell 269, Garret Johnson 261.

B team: Eagle River (1,029) — Jessica Mooty 269, Ben Hancox 268, Jarrett Oney 256, Shaquan Rhoades 236.

Chugiak (1,064) — Sarah Caudill 272, Dyson Hislop 268, Emily Vannortwick 263, Delaney Hawkins 261.

C team: Eagle River (1,009) — Clarissa Deleon 268, Emily Timmins 249, Hannah Williams 247, Dylan Denter 245.

Chugiak (1,018) — Kyle Bringhurst 263, Curtis Bringhurst 254, Carvell Chaperon 252, Ashley Cambell 249.

 

TABLE TENNIS

Locals earn medals

Eagle River’s Dave DeMay won a bronze medal in the men’s 55-59 singles division at the Nevada Senior Games on Oct. 5-6. Andy Hutzel, of Eagle River, won silver in 60-65 mixed doubles and bronze in the 65-69 men’s doubles.

Hutzel claimed bronze in 60-65 men’s doubles at the Huntsman World Senior Games on Oct. 8-11 in Utah. Hutzel earned two silver medals in the rating division in the 1,600-1,799 and 1,800-1,999.

DeMay earned another bronze at the Huntsman Games in a doubles division.

Eagle River’s Todd Woodhouse placed fourth in the 50-54 men’s doubles.

 

VOLLEYBALL

Chugiak finishes second

Chugiak finished second at the Dimond-Service volleyball tournament Saturday, Oct. 20. Dimond defeated the Mustangs 25-16, 25-16 to claim the gold bracket championship.

Rachel Gregg — who was named to the all-tournament team — was Chugiak’s strongest player, Mustangs’ head coach Bobbi Mason said.

“She was our key,” she said.

After finishing 5-1 in pool play Friday, Chugiak defeated Nikiski and Juneau to earn a spot in the championship Saturday. The Mustangs are a much-improved squad from the start of the year, Mason said.

“We’ve come a long way,” she said. “It was nice to see them start to take shape.”

With the Cook Inlet Conference tournament starting Wednesday, Oct. 31, Mason said she was glad to see her team reach its potential.

“It is the right time of the year to start peaking,” she said.

 

Dimond 3, Chugiak 1

Chugiak fell to Dimond 3-1 (21-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-11) on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Dimond. McKenzie Kish had 16 assists for Chugiak and Rachel Gregg racked up nine kills for the Mustangs, who will be seeded No. 3 at the upcoming CIC tournament.

 

Chugiak 3, West 1

Kara Haeussler paced Chugiak with 30 digs in a 3-1 (25-21, 20-25, 25-22, 30, 28) win over West on Oct. 18.

 

Service 3, Eagle River 1

Service beat Eagle River 3-1 (25-17, 13-25, 25-16, 25-10) on Oct. 18.

 

Chugiak 3, Service 0

Gregg (14 kills, eight blocks), Kirsten Veech (12 kills, 10 digs) and Haeussler (20 digs) powered the Mustangs to a 3-0 (25-12, 25-11, 25-22) victory over Service on Oct. 16.

 

Eagle River 3, Bartlett 2

Gabbi LeCates led Eagle River with 10 kills and five blocks in a 3-2 (25-22, 14-25, 14-25, 25-22, 15-12) win over Bartlett on Oct. 16.

Morgen Wohrle chipped in six kills and 12 digs, while Brianna Howard recorded 16 digs for the Wolves.

 

GYMNASTICS

CIC meet Saturday

The Cook Inlet Conference gymnastics meet will be held at Chugiak High on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 11:30 a.m.

Eagle River finished third in a tri-meet with West and Bartlett on Friday, Oct. 19 to end the regular season.

West won with 185.35 points to Bartlett’s 98.45 and Eagle River’s 49.55.

Chugiak placed third in a tri-meet with Dimond and South on Oct. 19. The Wolverines scored 203.75 points to win followed by Dimond in second with 186.9 and Chugiak with 89.9.

Bella Wiggins led the Mustangs with a sixth-place all-around finish.

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