Eagle River Girls Top Kotzebue in Cap City Classic

    Eagle River's Lydian Stone (20), Brooklyn Rollman (24), and Kotzebue's Destiny Hoffman (24) and Lindsy Greene (33) battle for a ball in Tuesday action at the Capital City Classic. (Klas Stolpe)

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Eagle River Wolves girls outlasted the Kotzebue Huskies 31-24 in a Princess Tours Capital City Classic thriller on Tuesday at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé gymnasium.

      Eagle River sophomore Brooklyn Rollman hit both ends of a one-and-one free-throw with 1:30 left in the fourth quarter to secure the win.

      Kotezebue’s Destiny Hoffman had put in two buckets in the last stanza to keep the Huskies close and Siearrah Thomas hit a shot with just under two minutes left to cut the lead to 27-22.

      After Rollman’s free-throws, Kotzebue’s Starr Thomas hit a pair of her own charity stripe shots with a minute left to make the score 29-24.

      Eagle River’s Rollman found the rim inside for a basket to give the Wolves the 31-24 advantage.

      Kotzebue missed a deep shot from beyond the arch and Rollman grabbed the rebound to secure the Wolves’ win.

      The teams were tied after one quarter of action at 5-5 and Eagle River took a 10-7 lead into the break. Eagle River led 23-16 after three quarters of action.

      Rollman led Eagle River with 16 points, Natalie Hopkins added five, Lydia Stone and Kaycee Chavez four apiece, and Jazzie Trotter two.

      The Wolves hit 7-18 at the charity stripe, the Huskies 9-15.

      Hoffman led Kotzebue with seven points, Kaila Short and Starr Thomas five apiece, Siearrah Thomas four, Lindsy Greene two and Zaina McConnell one.

      Eagle River plays Juneau-Douglas on Thursday at 5 p.m., Kotzebue plays Thunder Mountain on Thursday at 1 p.m.

    Above - Eagle River's Kaycee Chavez (23) scores as Kotzebue's Starr Thomas (21) defends during the Capital City Classic on Tuesday at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe)

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