Six varsity basketball teams from across the Alaskan coast came to Petersburg last week to compete in a multi-day tournament. The varsity Vikings won all three of their games and the varsity Lady Vikings lost all three of theirs.
The boys scored the most points in their first game, coming in at 72-to-34 against the Juneau Douglas Crimson Bears on Thursday. On Friday, they beat the Klawock Chieftains 70-to-36. They won Saturday’s game against the Unalaska Raiders 50-to-34.
The varsity Lady Vikings lost all three of their games. On Thursday, they lost 34-to-22 to the Klawock Chieftains. Then on Friday, the Ketchikan Lady Kings beat them 44-to-13. On Saturday, the Lady Vikings played their closest game in the tournament against Unalaska. They played the Raiders in overtime and lost 40-to-32. Dino Brock, who coaches the Lady Vikings, said that many players on the girls’ teams were out or recovering from illness last week.
The Vikings will face off against their school rivals in Wrangell next week for the final game of the season.