Weekend Sports Recap

CC @ State Anchorage
Kayhi’s top finisher senior Jacob King took 56th (of 81) with a time of 18:07 at the state cross country meet in Anchorage. Sophomore Phillip Smith placed 60th with a time of 18:14, and freshman Brent Capps took 74th with a time of 18:43.
“I’m pleased with my time this last weekend,” said King. “I’m just glad I got to lead Kayhi with my time and show it up in state.”
On the girls side Morgan Elerding and Ruby Mccue 54th and 67th respectively. Elerding finished with a time of 21:44.9. Mccue finished at 22:31.
“I knew in overall I could’ve done better but that’s what next year if for,” said Elerding. “I dropped 11 seconds off my time from last year in state and I am very pleased with that.”

Football @ Home
The Kayhi Kings football team defeated the Seward Seahawks this weekend 50-40 in their final regular season game. Kayhi recognized 11 seniors before the game on Friday.
Kings lead at half 50-18 over the Seahawks. Kayhi’s head coach Jim Byron pulled the seniors at half, resting the seniors for their playoff game at Eielson.
Three seniors scored against Seward. Quarterback Brendan Wong rushed for two touchdowns. Brandon Wieber caught one touchdown pass and Crist Carlson caught three. Junior Alex Malouf caught a 75 yard touchdown pass from Wong.
The Kings will travel to Fairbanks to take on Eielson for their 1st playoff game.

Volleyball @ Home
The Lady Kings fell 3-0 to the Thunder Mountain Falcons over the weekend. The Lady Kings will play their final games this weekend at home, in a small school tournament.

Swim @ Juneau
Kayhi swim and dive team placed 5th overall at Saturday’s meet in Juneau. The boys placed 4th with 61 points, and the girls placed 5th with 55 points.
Junior captain Caity Pearson is disappointed about the results this weekend but she is ready for the teams next meet on Oct. 12 at home.
“It wasn’t our best meet but we kept our spirits up and cheered through the whole thing,” said Pearson. “We are working very hard for our home meet and we are super excited for it.”
Juneau Douglas won the meet with a combined score of 282.5.

 

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