PHS seniors on basketball and pep band, front row from left, Nina McCay, Maddy Whitethorn, Meghyn Parker, Maria Pfundt, Brynn Lister, Jolyn Toyomura, Brooklyn Dormer, Kianna Kivisto and Miranda Nilsen. Back row from left, Zephrie Whitethorn, Rylan Wallace, Gunnar Payne, Thomas Durkin and Brayden Larson. (Joe Viechnicki/KFSK)

Petersburg High Schools basketball teams are gearing up for the region five 2A tournament in Juneau next week.

Both the boys and girls wrapped up the regular season at home against Haines last weekend.

PHS senior Nina McCay plays defense against Haines Friday, February 28, 2020. (Joe Viechnicki/KFSK)

The girls team won two against Haines, 48-18 on Thursday and 67-24 on Friday. Top scorers for Petersburg were Kaili Simbahon with 20 points the first night and 17 the next while Ines Larson scored nine Thursday and 21 on Friday.

Joe Viechnicki spoke with girls coach Dino Brock about those games and the upcoming tournament.

The Lady Vikings regular season record is 11-9. The girls are the three seed and play second seed Wrangell on Wednesday March 11 at 3 p.m. to open the regional tournament.

Rylan Wallace puts up a three-point shot at the start of Friday’s 59-57 loss to Haines. (Joe Viechnicki/KFSK)

Meanwhile the boys team split their series against Haines, winning 46-32 on Thursday and losing 59-57 on Friday.

Joe Viechnicki spoke with boys coach Rick Brock about the Haines games and the regional tournament.

The Vikings finished the regular season with a record of 19 wins and three losses, good enough for top seed among 2A schools in the region.

The first game for the boys will be next Thursday, March 12 at 9:45 am against the winner of a game between Wrangell and Craig.