Local hoops squads tip off CIC seasons

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 10:14

Local high school basketball teams had a tough opening night in the Cook Inlet Conference.

Chugiak and Eagle River were a combined 0-4 Tuesday night, with the Mustangs swept at home by West and the Wolves dropping a pair at East.

In Chugiak, the CHS boys fell 75-65 to West. Austin Harr had 19 points, Jackson Wall added 14 and Robert Sheldon had 13 in the loss. In the girls game, Chasity Horn scored a game-high 18 points and Eva Palmer added 11 but it wasn’t enough to counter a double-double by Azaria Robinson as the Eagles claimed a 55-47 win.

At East, the host T-birds pulled away for a 68-49 win over the Eagle River boys, while the Eagle River girls dropped a 62-14 decision.

ERHS boys to play at Dimond tourney

The Eagle River boys will play in the Dimond Prep Shootout beginning Thursday at Dimond High. The Wolves open against Barrow at 3 p.m. Thursday, with the winner playing at 6 p.m. Friday and the loser playing at 3 p.m. Friday. The tournament concludes Saturday.

For complete schedules, visit asdk12.org.

Upcoming games:

Thursday, Jan. 10

GIRLS

Service at Chugiak, 6 p.m.

BOYS

Eagle River vs. Barrow, Dimond High, 3 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 11

BOYS

Eagle River at Dimond Prep Shootout, TBD

Saturday, Jan. 12

BOYS

Eagle River at Dimond Prep Shootout, TBD

Wednesday, Jan. 16

GIRLS

South at Eagle River, 6 p.m.

BOYS

South at Eagle River, 7:30 p.m.

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