Tied or leading at halftime of all three games in the West Valley Boys Invitational Basketball Tournament, Kodiak’s boys went winless in Fairbanks. 

On Friday, the Bears lost to Palmer 46-41, then fell to Lathrop 56-49 and host West Valley 64-46 on Saturday. 

Kodiak dropped to 4-10.  

 

Palmer 46, Kodiak 41

Lavar Marshall scored a game-high 17 points to lead Palmer to its second win of the season over Kodiak. 

Tied at 20 at intermission, the Moose outscored the Bears 15-10 in the third quarter. 

Sam Galindo knocked down a team-high 14 points for Kodiak. 

 

Lathrop 56, Kodiak 49

Leading by two at halftime, Kodiak was outscored 28-19 in the second half. 

Senior Edgee Ocampo scored a career-high 14 points for Kodiak and was later named to the all-tournament team. 

Galindo went for a team-high 15 points. 

 

West Valley 64, Kodiak 46

Only three players scored for Kodiak in the tournament finale.

Shaun Case drilled five of the Bears’ 10 3-pointers and ended with 17 points. Jackson Krug dropped 15 points, while Galindo added 14. 

Kodiak led 26-25 at halftime, then was outscored 16-3 in the third quarter.   

 

Friday

Moose 46, Bears 41

Kodiak   9 11 10 11 — 41

Palmer   9 11 15 11 — 46

Kodiak (41) — Mangrobang 1 0-0 3, S. Case 2 0-0 5, Galindo 5 1-3 14, Marcelo 1 5-6 7, Rocheleau 0 0-0 0, Ocampo 2 2-3 6, Barnett 0 0-0 0, Ticman 0 0-0 0, C. Case 0 0-0 0, Krug 3 0-2 6. Totals: 14 8-14 41.

Palmer (46) — Osiensky 1 0-0 2, Marshall 8 1-1 17, Maclean 4 2-2 10, Helm 0 0-0 0, Halbon 2 4-5 10, Evans 3 0-2 7, Hansen 0 0-0 0, Rogers 0 0-0 0. Totals: 18 7-10 46. 

3-point goals — Kodiak 5 (Galindo 3, S. Case, Mangrobang); Palmer 3 (Halbon 2, Evans). Team fouls — Kodiak 11, Palmer 22. Fouled out – Helm.

 

Saturday

Malamutes 56, Bears 49

Lathrop   17 11 10 18 — 56

Kodiak   13 17 6 13 — 49

Lathrop (56) — Johnson 3 2-4 8, Briggman 5 0-0 10, Luke 3 0-1 8, John 0 0-0 0, Kraska 1 6-8 8, Rones 7 2-2 17, George 2 0-0 5, Slifer 0 0-0 0. Totals: 21 10-15 56. 

Kodiak (49) — Mangrobang 0 0-0 0, Galindo 5 0-0 15, Marcelo 1 0-0 2, Rocheleau 2 0-0 6, Ocampo 6 1-1 14, Barnett 2 0-0 4, C. Case 0 0-0 0, Krug 4 0-0 8. Totals: 20 1-1 49. 

3-point goals — Lathrop 4 (Luke 2, Rones, George); Kodiak 8 (Galindo 5, Rochelau 2, Ocampo). Team fouls — Lathrop 7, Kodiak 10. Fouled out — none.  

 

Wolfpack 64, Bears 46

Kodiak   9 17 3 17 — 46

West Valley   12 13 16 23 — 64

Kodiak (46) — S. Case 6 0-0 17, Galindo 5 0-0 14, Marcelo 0 0-0 0, Rocheleau 0 0-0 0, Ocampo 0 0-0 0, Barnett 0 0-0 0, Ticman 0 0-0 0, C. Case 0 0-0 0, Krug 7 0-0 15. Totals: 18 0-0 46. 

West Valley (64) — S. Erhart 0 0-0 0, Phillips 4 0-1 8, Simon 1 0-0 2, Peter 5 0-1 10, Davis 5 1-1 11, D. Erhart 5 0-0 14, Mingo 3 0-0 6, Nance 1 1-2 4, Campbell 1 0-0 3, Ward 2 0-1 4, Foshee 0 0-2 0. Totals: 25 2-7 64.  

3-point goals — Kodiak 10 (S. Case 5, Galindo 4, Krug); West Valley 6 (D. Erhart 4, Nance, Campbell). Team fouls — Kodiak 4, West Valley 4. Fouled out — none.  

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