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Metlakatla Quashes Unalaska's Hopes Of Reclaiming 2A Boys Crown

Mar 19, 2018

Credit Chrissy Roes/KUCB

Unalaska came up five points short in their attempt to reclaim the 2A boys basketball crown. On Saturday, the team squared off against Metlakatla almost a year after their last meeting, where the Chiefs knocked the Raiders out in the semifinals. The 2017 match-up had a 7-point spread and this year was also close.

In the last four minutes of the 2A title game, Unalaska (16-2) gave up nine points and was unable to score.  The final score was 49-45 Metlakatla. Unalaska finished the season 2nd overall. Carey Boston and Trevor Wilson were named to the state all-tournament team.

On the girls' side, the Raiders also lost to Metlakatla, but this time in the semifinals. In the 3rd place game, Unalaska fell to Nenana, 71-47. Hailey Wilson and Kayla Villamor each scored 12 points and Wilson was named to the state all-tournament team. The team finished the season 5th overall.