Cordova junior high boys extend win streak to six

The Cordova Junior High boys basketball team remains undefeated, rattling off a pair of wins against Valdez here on October 21-22 to stand at 6-0 overall halfway through their season.

Mar Augustin led Cordova with 12 points in their 35-21 win over the Huskies in the first game.   Rustyn Bradford added 9.  Coach Doug Carroll played everyone extensively in a lopsided 27-14 win in the second game.  Evan Gatton topped the Cordova scoring with 7 points.

In “B” action, Cordova split with Valdez, losing the opener 33-28, but bouncing back to win the second day 26-22.  LIzandro Rodriguez, a 4’10’’ 7th grader, led Cordova with 7 points in the first contest. Brian Allison and Charlie Carroll each had 6 points in the rematch.

The Cordova girls showed rapid improvement, bouncing back from a 33-11 loss in the opener to play Valdez tough, losing by only six, 31-25, in the second game.  Cali Sjostedt and Gwethlynn Jacob led with 5 points each in the first game; Sjostedt was again top scorer with 8 points in the second game.  Andrea Vargas added 5 for the young Lady Wolverines.

The Cordova “B” girls picked up their first win of the season, topping Valdez 21-11 in the opener.  Sjostedt had 13 points in that game. The Huskies won 15-12 in an exciting rematch, with Sjostedt again leading the way for Cordova with 8 points.

The Junior High teams make a three-day road this weekend.  They will face Seward on November 3, Grace on November 4, and Lumen on November 5.

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The following weekend they will travel to the Valdez Tournament for their final games of the season.

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