Weekend Sports Preview

The Kayhi Kings Football team (6-1) will travel to Fairbanks to take on the Eielson Ravens (7-1) in the first round of the Division III State Tournament at 1 p.m. on Saturday. 

“You can feel the tension amongst the team,” senior Brandon Wieber said. “This is our toughest game of the season, but I believe we can come out on top if we do what we do best and play to the best of our ability.” 

Matchup:
Eielson
Points per game: 41.9
Points allowed per game: 17.1
State Championships (5) – 1992, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Last game: Eielson beat Monroe last weekend 43-13. The team had a total of 407 rushing yards, 284 coming from senior Jayden Manibusan who had 3 rushing touchdowns.

Kayhi
Points per game: 45.1
Points allowed per game: 16.8
State Championships: 0
Last game:  Kayhi beat Seward last weekend 50-40.  Senior Crist Carlson had 3 touchdowns against the Seahawks. Senior tight end Brandon Wieber also caught a touchdown pass from quarterback Brendan Wong.

Common opponents:
Valdez: Kayhi won 77-0, Eielson won 59-20
Barrow: Kayhi won 8-6, Eielson won 44-6
Seward: Kayhi won 50-40, Eielson won 45-0

 

Volleyball Small Schools Tournament

The Lady Kings volleyball will compete in their last tournament of the year this weekend at home. The small school tournament will consist of Sitka, Craig, Mt. Edgecumbe, Metlakatla, Skagway, Petersburg, Haines, Wrangell, and Klawock.

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