Day 2 of the ASAA Tournament with Aaron Walling

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Let's get right to it with what happened on Day One.
We start in the 3A Boys bracket where the ACS Lions took on the Sitka Wolves.
The first seeded Lions took care of business in the first round winning 74-44.
The Lions were led by the trio of Danilo Guzman, Demarcus Hall-Scriven and Orlando Lozano.
They combined to score 50 points and 10-11 from the free throw line.
Up next was the Monroe Catholic Rams taking on the Valdez Buccaneers in the first round for some Aurora Conference rematches.
Monroe had an early lead but couldn't bounce back from a slow second quarter as they lost 52-42 to the Bucs.
Isaac Garcia led the Rams with 18 points including going 6-11 from downtown.
Valdez had four players score in the double digits, including Bennett Hinkle who led the Bucs with 14.
Then we hadd the Barrow Whalers and the Grace Christian Grizzlies.
The Grizzlies had to sweat out the final moments against the Whalers to win 55-50.
Nathan Ivanoff led Grace Christian with 23 points and went 10-11 from the charity stripe.
We now look at the 4A Boys bracket, where the West Valley Wolfpack faced the Colony Knights.
The Wolfpack held strong in the first half, but couldn't keep up in the third quarter as they lost 61-44.
Terrell Peter led West Valley with 17 points, while Damarcus Davis chipped in 11.
Colony had four players score in the double digits as the knights also went 50 percent from downtown.
Then we had the Palmer Moose and the Dimond Lynx.
The Moose couldn't overcome a slow start in the first quarter as they fell 55-46 to the Lynx.
Isaiah Moses led Dimond with 16 points as Ronny Marshall led Palmer with 20.
We then had the West Anchorage Eagles and the Soldotna Stars.
And lastly we have the Ketchikan Kings against the East Anchorage Thunderbirds.
East was the first seed in the tournament and held a 22-5 lead, but fell to Marcus Lee and the Kings.
The Future Nanook scored 25 points and went 14 of 14 from the Charity Stripe as they won 60-58.
They pulled off the upset and Lee spoke after the game about getting the W.

"I'm beyond excited. The guys came out and we've just been preparing for this whole entire game. We knew coming in we were going to play a really good East team. And we were at home practicing and preparing. Coach couldn't have done a better job preparing us for this game. I'm stunned man. I'm stunned. That's just all heart man. We've worked so hard for this and glory to god. We were all prepared for this. We weren't here last year and we just wanted to make the case for ourselves. As the 8 seed we knew we were a little snubbed there, but we just wanted to play as hard as we can. Those free throws at the end, that's just heart and resilience, I'm just so proud," said Marcus Lee, Ketchikan Kings.

Now let's take a quick look at what happened on Day Two with the West Valley Boys, West Valley Girls, and Monroe Catholic Boys.
We start with the Monroe Catholic Rams who secured a 65-51 victory over the Barrow Whalers in the consolation bracket.
The Rams started off fast by building an 18-8.
Izak Lohrke led Monroe with a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds to help push the Rams into the fourth and sixth place match tomorrow.
Isaac Garcia chipped in 17.
The West Valley Wolfpack girls suffered an other loss in the 4A bracket, losing 55-48 to the Wasilla Warriors.
Ellen Silva finished the game with 16 points and 7 rebounds while Jozey Martellaro ended with 12.
West Valley finished seventh in the ASAA tournament.
Meanwhile the Wolfpack boys faced the Palmer Moose in the semifinals of the consolation bracket.
West Valley was down early on, but through their defense they were able to pull out the 50-44 victory over the Moose.
Both Dylan Erhart and Damarcus Davis scored 14 points each as the Wolfpack took care of the free throw line to go 16-20.
The Wolfpack now prepare for the fourth and sixth place match tomorrow against the East Anchorage Thunderbirds.