Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears boys basketball team finished eighth in the Alaska Airlines Classic, losing to the Colony High School Knights 64-43 at West Anchorage on Saturday in the seventh-place game.
JDHS sophomore Sean Oliver led the Crimson Bears with 14 points. Senior Tias Carney had seven, junior Joseph Aline six, senior Porter Nelson five, junior Orion Dybdahl four, junior Chris Harris three and sophomore Alwen Carrillo and senior Jake Sleppy two apiece.
JDHS was 7-16 from the charity stripe, Colony 19-24.
Colony was led by 23 points from junior Kash Luce. Sophomore Jayce Underwood added 19, senior Harvey Pullen 10, junior Andrew Morgan and sophomore Blake Dinkel six apiece.
Colony led 10-4 after the first quarter, 24-12 at the half and 51-28 after three quarters.
Alaska Airlines Classic Scores:
Thursday - West 55, Lathrop 42; East 70, JDHS 34; St. Joseph (CA) 72, Dimond 56; ThunderRidge (CO) 66, Colony 44.
Friday - Lathrop 58, Juneau 53; Dimond 54, Colony 30; St. Joseph 62, ThunderRidge 50; East 60, West 41.
Saturday - 7th place, Colony 64, JDHS 43; 4th place - Dimond 53, Lathrop 44; 3rd place - ThunderRidge 54, West 24; 1st place - St. Joseph 46, East 36.
Alaska Airlines Classic MVP
Tounde Yessoufou – St. Joseph (CA)
Luis Marin – St. Joseph (CA)
Xzavier Baker – Dimond
Zach Keller – ThunderRidge (CO)
Elijah Reed – East Anchorage
Jackson Brennan – ThunderRidge (CO)
Deuce Zimmerman – East Anchorage
Luke Johnston – Dimond
Dre Roman – St. Joseph (CA)
Andrew Crawford – ThunderRidge (CO)
Damarion Delaney – East Anchorage