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Chrissy Roes/KUCB

The Unalaska boys’ basketball team (6-0) has extended their undefeated streak to six games. This weekend they downed the visiting Petersburg Vikings twice.

On Friday night, the team scored 64 points to Petersburg’s 38 – including double digit contributions by senior John Voung. Saturday’s game was a lower scoring affair with the Raiders winning decisively 48-27.

On the girls’ side, the Raiders split the weekend with the Vikings. On Friday night, Unalaska narrowly pulled off the win 26-24.

Courtesy UCSD

The Unalaska basketball teams play their first home games of the 2017-2018 season this week.

Kent Russell has been coaching the boys' team for 6 years. KUCB sat down with him to discuss last season and what to expect from the program this year.

You can catch the boys' first home game Friday at 6:30 p.m. against defending 2A state champions Petersburg.

Courtesy UCSD

The Unalaska high school basketball teams play their first home games of the 2017-2018 season this week.

Casey Clausius is in his third year coaching the girls' program. KUCB sat down with him to discuss what to expect from the team this year. Clausius starts by looking back at the end of last season where the team lost to Dillingham -- narrowly missing out on a bid to the state tournament.

You can catch the girls' first home game Friday at 8 p.m. against Petersburg. 

Courtesy Frank Kelty

The Unalaska boys' basketball team has won the Rally the Regions tournament for the second year in a row. In the championship game, the team scored 61 points edging out Unalakleet by 11. Over the course of the tournament, the Raiders also picked up wins against Cordova (68-51), Bristol Bay (71-42), and Hooper Bay.

The Unalaska girls’ basketball team also played in the championship game, but fell in a closely contested matchup with West JV, 36-44. The girls walked away from the tournament with wins over Chugiak JV (60-22), Bristol Bay (46-40), and Lumen Christi.

Basketball Team Honored by Mayor

Jan 24, 2017
Joanne Villamor

When Unalaska’s basketball teams returned from a long, demanding week of competition, they were met at the airport by Mayor Frank Kelty. 

Kelty recognized the Raiders boys’ team for winning two consecutive tournaments, the Rally of the Regions in Anchorage in December and the Cordova Invitational Tournament in January. Carter Price earned special honors as the most valuable player in both tournaments.  

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