Alaska Flight split in first games of Las Vegas tourney

FAIRBANKS-After their first basketball games in Las Vegas the Alaska Flight teams 16U and 17U teams split.

The 16U squad won 47-34 over Basketball BC out Canada-a wire to wire win. Trevor Osborne of Grace Christian led the Flight with 14 points and Lathrop's Gabe Howard had seven points and five assists.

The 17U squad came back and trailed 36-40 to the NOC Stars with three minutes left but fell 44-36. Next for the 16U team is the Idaho Elite and the 17U team plays the New Mexico Select.