Lady Wolverines top Alumni in Homecoming games

Homecoming for Cordova High School on Feb. 24-25, was supposed to include a conference matchup between Cordova and Tok, but when Tok was unable to send a girls’ team down former Cordova Lady Wolverines – supplemented by a few imports – put on old CHS uniforms to face the high school squad in a pair of entertaining and highly competitive games.

The CHS squad used their conditioning to their advantage, pressing the alumni throughout both games and winning 18-15 on Friday, Feb. 24 as well as 38-27 on Saturday, Feb. 25.

Leading the alumni scoring in the first game were Teal (Webber) Hanson with 4 points and Pam (Van den Broek) Hefley with 3 points, while Katie Pallas and Alayna Goss lead the CHS squad with 6 and 5 points respectively.  Ronalyn Adajar topped the alumni scoring in the rematch with 7 points while Shaunessi Schandel and Katie Pallas scored in double digits for CHS with 15 and 12 points respectively.

The Lady Wolverines have a well-deserved week off before heading to the regional playoffs at Glennallen on March 9-11.

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Dick Shellhorn
Dick Shellhorn is a lifelong Cordovan. He has been writing sports stories for the Cordova Times for over 50 years. In his Cordova Chronicles features, he writes about the history and characters of this Alaska town. Alaska Press Club awarded Shellhorn first place for Best Humor column in 2016 and 2020, and third place in 2017 and 2019. He also received second place for Best Editorial Commentary in 2019. Shellhorn has written two books about Alaska adventures: Time and Tide and Balls and Stripes. Reach him at [email protected].