Rough road trip south

<font face="serif"><em>SoHi hands Wolves season-opening defeat</em></font face="serif">
Eagle River’s Kelechi Madubuko runs into a Soldotna High defender during SoHi’s 41-16 nonconference win over the Wolves on Saturday, Aug. 13 at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna. Madubuko scored both touchdowns for Eagle River, which also got a field goal and extra point from Jordan Patin.

Saturday’s Week 1 matchup between Soldotna and Eagle River was a tale of two halves — for both teams. After a slow start, the Stars scored 28 second-half points to defeat the Wolves 41-16 at Justin Maile Field in nonconference action.