FAIRBANKS, Ak-At Coach T Court in Lathrop High School the Malemute seniors were honored but what better way to do that than with home victories. They'll still like the flowers and gifts but the wins were much sweeter.
The girls game was tight. It was just a one point lead for Lathrop late in the third quarter but the Malemutes went on a 9-0 run to close out the third and head into the final stanza up 29-19. The North Pole Patriots went cold during that run and it carried into the fourth as well as the turnovers. The Malemutes capatilized and won 45-31 with Jasmine White leading all scorers with 15 points. Ruthie Hebard scored 14.
The Malemute boys jumped on the Patriots and a 21-7 lead at the end of the first quarter turned into a laugher as players saw action in this game. The final 74-35 Lathrop.