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Kayhi preps for state

Fresh off a sweep of the Region V titles, the boys and girls basketball teams are focused on preparing for the state tournament next week. The tournament will kick off on Thursday and go throughout Saturday The Kings will tip-off their first game against the maxpreps No.2 ranked East Anchorage Thunderbirds. Led by Senior Captain Desmond Johnson (19.9 points per game) East Anchorage has gone 3-0 against common opponents Lathrop, Juneau-Douglas, Mt. Edgecumbe. Kayhi went 5-3 against those three foes. The Thunderbirds have an impressive overall record of 20-7 and are cruising on an 8-game win streak after winning their region. The Kings have an overall record of 17-9 and have caught fire lately going 11 for 13 and are also riding an 8-game win streak after starting the year 6-7. – Leif Svenson

The Lady Kings will face off against maxpreps No. 2 East Anchorage (23-1) on Thursday at 3:30.  Kayhi is 21-7 going into the state tournament after an intense region tournament.  This is the second year in a row that the Lady Kings will attend the state tournament.  The Kings placed 7th last year at state. – Jake Stout