Lathrop Girls and Monroe Boys earn wins in tournament openers

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Mount McKinley Bank Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament tipped off at Monroe Catholic last night.
It started with a double-header between Lathrop and Colony.
The Malemute Girls were victorious over their Mat-su Valley opponents by a score of 52-47.
Ella Roberts led the Malemutes with 16 points.
The Colony boys were victorious in their contest, winning 57-25.
Next up was a matchup between conference rivals as the Valdez girls defeated Monroe 43-32.
And in the main event of the night, the Monroe boys were able to defeat Thunder Mountain 50-39.
Izak Lohrke was the leading scorer for Monroe, dropping 16 points, while Isaac Garcia finished with 15.
The Tournament will continue tonight with a matchup between our two Interior teams in the main event.