Effie Kokrine and Lathrop boys get victories

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:24 -- jcook

FAIRBANKS-Over the weekend the Effie Kokrine Warriors hosted the Minto Lakers in basketball. This turned out to be a highly competitive contest.

Minto led 18-15 after the first quarter as Chris Baker scored 11 of his 13 points for Minto in the first. Benjamin Charlie led the Lakers with 16.

Effie put together a good 20 point second quarter to regain the lead. Josh Fisher scored 16 for Effie Kokrine. Dejour Reed closed this one out for Effie scoring a game high 25 points including 9 in the fourth quarter and the Warriors win 66-62 over Minto.

The Warriors play Tri-Valley and Su-valley before Regionals.

Lathrop split on the road in Wasilla on Saturday.

The boys team came out on top 56-44. Cole Berner and Jaden Whiteside combined for 32 points in the win.

The girls team lost to Wasilla 36-70. Cassidy Edwards had 17 and 13 for the Warriors. Karli Fitzgerald led Lathrop with 12 points.

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