By: Megan Gee
This past weekend the boy’s and girl’s basketball teams traveled 561.27 miles to play some ball in Nome. They traveled into -13۫۫ weather and played 3 games each. The boys took home the 2nd place trophy, while the girls played hard and improved their skills.
The boys played the same teams, and won 2 out of 3 games. On Thursday they played Bethel, and won 63-61. Dyllan Day had a total of 25 points, and out of those seven were 3-point shots. Robin Glosser scored 12 points, and Sam Reinert tallied 10 points. The next night they played Nome, and battled until the end with a score of 59-54 almost winning the game. On Saturday they beat Point Hope to take 2nd place in the tournament. Dyllan Day and Robin Glosser both had 17 points to help win the game.
The girls played Point Hope the first night, and scored a total of 33 points. Tayla Cabana led the pack with 11 points for the team. On Friday night they took on Nome and scored a total of 28 points. The last game they played was against Bethel. Elissa Tutt scored 12 of their 26 points to keep the game close. They had a successful weekend, and according to the players the most memorable part of the trip was eating 2 jars of peanut butter.
All in all the teams had a very successful weekend. They got to play 3 games, and bond as a team.