High School Bears had a rare weekend when both the boys and girls varsity swept their
opponents. The Skyview Panthers from Soldotna brought their C-Team, JV and
varsity to town for a dozen games.
varsity level, the Kodiak defense shined. The Lady Bears held the Panthers to
seven points in the second half on Friday night - with none coming in the third
period at all. Kodiak went on to win 43 to 27. Rachel Norton and Emily Garner
each had nine points, with Loretta Timpke adding eight.
had almost as good a third quarter defensively on Friday, holding Skyview to
five points, on the way to a 68-to-49 win. Sophomore Rafael Matautia had 17
points, almost all from inside the paint. David Diocares had 16 and Erin
Domingo added 11. Together, those two players rained down a half-dozen
three-pointers. Mikel Garner had 10 points in a just a few minutes late in the
Saturday, the Lady Bears defense was strong from the beginning, holding Skyview
to just one bucket in the first, as Kodiak cruised to a 49-28 win. Norton once
again led the Bears with 13 points.
boys had a tougher time on Saturday, but held on to win 57-to-50. Matautia had
14 points, with Mark Galindo adding 13 and Diocares a dozen.
boys will play Thursday in Wasilla, and then at Homer on Friday and Saturday.
The girls will be in Houston for one game on Saturday.
Kodiak will host the Region Three Tournament for both the boys and girls. Teams
from Wasilla, Palmer, Colony, Kenai, Soldotna, Skyview and Homer will come to
the rock for the double-elimination tournament March 5th through 7th.