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 MHA Mite C Blue Devils: (Back row) Kaylin Garner, Brad Lajoie, Gabe Ludwig (Middle row) Max Greco, Shayden Davis, Olin Kelliher, Gavin McDonald, Dylan Bender (Front row) Grace Canterbury, Cullin McCormick, Tay Kurpuis, Brianna Paxson, Landen Healy

 Coaches Don Momblow and Reid McDonald (Back row) Tate Senden, Luke Momblow, Logan Dudinsky, Brandon Lajoie, Jacob Kosinski, Skylar Johnson, Austin Linn (Front row) Gavin Waltz , Benjamin Casey, Aidan Burton, Ryan Gray,  Andrew Kramer, Cam McDonald, Brayden Rachow

Wasilla got two goals from Colton Fletcher and 30 saves from Lauren Massie to hand Chugiak a 4-1 defeat Friday in the consolation round of the ASAA/Alaska First National Cup State Hockey Tournament  at the Menard Center in Wasilla.

The Warriors led 2-0 after one period before Chugiak cut the lead to 2-1 on a goal by Tyler Painter, who put back a Kris Tomazevic shot that bounced off the post with 10:27 left in the second.

 

Lathrop’s Anders Carlson scored with 8.7 seconds left in regulation to lift the Malemutes past Chugiak 4-3 on Thursday in the opening round of the ASAA Alaska Class 4A State Hockey Championships at the Menard Center in Wasilla.

“Anytime a game is settled in the last nine seconds, that’s a good hockey game,” Mustangs’ head coach Rod Wild said.

Chugiak will play the loser of tonight’s game between Dimond and Wasilla on Friday at 10:15 a.m.

 Eagle River sophomore bowler Josh Bogowith fired a team-high 276 during the final round of Anchroage Scholastic Bowling League play on Thursday, Feb. 2 at Center Bowl in Anchorage. Bogowith, 15, is the son of Timothy and Brenda Bogowith of Eagle River.

 Chugiak High hockey goalie Joey Lindquist smiles as he gets his hair cut into a Mohawk by stylist Kelly Prince at the Bella Luca Salon in Eagle River. Lindquist, a senior, suggested every player on the team get the special hairdos in honor of the Mustangs’ appearance in the state hockey tournament, and Bella Luca’s stylists offered to provide the cuts free of charge.

UPDATE: Chugiak lost 4-3 to Lathrop in the opening round of the state hockey tournament on Thursday's, Feb. 8, and fell 4-1 to Wasilla in the semifinals on Friday, Feb. 9.

Original story:

Chugiak High’s quest for a Class 4A state hockey title begins today at 2:30 p.m. against Lathrop in the opening round of the ASAA Alaska Class 4A State Hockey Championships at the Menard Center in Wasilla.

Chugiak senior Garrett Morrison easily handled Kodiak’s Charlie Johnson in the finals of the 182 pound weight class at the ASAA Alaska Class 4A State Wrestling Championships to earn his first state wrestling title on Saturday, Feb. 4 at Bartlett High.

“It feels great,” Morrison said after defeating Johnson for the second time this season.

Chugiak’s girls basketball team finished with a 2-2 record at the Dimond Lady Lynx Prep Shootout Feb. 1-4 at Dimond High, good enough for seventh place in the 16-team tournament.

The Mustangs opened the tourney with a 60-54 overtime win over Lathrop on Feb. 1. Erinn Scotland scored 20 points to lead Chugiak, which also got 17 points from Alistie Aguilar and 12 from Jessica Tramp. Jessi McMullen hauled in a game-high 15 boards for Chugiak, which went 23-of-33 from the free throw line.

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