The Thunder Mountain High School boys basketball team will face the Colony Knights at 8 a.m. in the opening round of the Alaska Schools Activities Association 4A boys state championship on Thursday, March 20 at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.
There is more at stake than just Southeast Conference bragging rights when the Thunder Mountain High School boys' (8-3) and girls' (5-5) basketball teams host the Ketchikan Kings tonight and Saturday.
The Thunder Mountain High School boy's basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the state, according to the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll released on Wednesday.
The Thunder Mountain High School boy's basketball team lost to Service 55-49 on Friday in the Thunder Dome despite the torrid first-half shooting of seniors Matt Seymour and Josh Palmer."We gave up 55 points so I am not displeased," Thunder Mountain coach John Blasco said "They had a few possessions that we could have had better help side pressure but overall, defensively, I think we were okay. The ball didn't fall in the second half."
The Thunder Mountain High School boy's basketball team lost to Service 55-49 on Friday in the Thunder Dome despite the torrid first-half shooting of seniors Matt Seymour and Josh Palmer.
The final games against Anchorage area opponents, and a possible state preview, for Juneau's two high school girls basketball teams saw the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears lose to Palmer in the third/fifth place game of the consolation Maroon Bracket portion of the Dimond Lady Lynx Prep Shootout. The Thunder Mountain Falcons fEll to Soldotna 59-37 in the Gold Bracket.The Crimson Bears put themselves in an early hole, scoring just four points in the first quarter against Palmer and allowing the Moose to earn 12.
What is round, rolls on the floor and is red, black, blue and silver all over. Hint: It looks like a basketball. No real joke here.
Thunder Mountain never recovered from a four-minute scoring drought to start the second quarter Thursday and Wasilla pulled away late for a 70-48 boys' basketball win for the Warriors at TMHS.
The defending girls' basketball 4A state champion Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears face Wasilla today in the second round of the Gold Tournament at the 13th Annual Dimond Lady Lynx Prep Shootout.
Weather delayed the Thunder Mountain High School girls' weekend basketball series at Mt. Edgecumbe, resulting in an unusual Saturday double-header for the Falcons against the Lady Braves.
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