High school basketball action last night headlined by Matthew Scarboro gutting 1,000 points in his career

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Eielson Ravens boys' basketball team were in a dog fight against the Hutchison Hawks for some Aurora Conference basketball.
And one player hit 1,000 points for their career.
Matthew Scarboro scored 16 last night against Hutch as he hit 1,000 points and led the Dirty Birds to a 68-50 victory on the Hawks' court.
Christian Bolton kicked in 15, as they bounced back from a slow start to put the defensive pressure on Hutch.
But the game was relatively close until the fourth quarter, where the Ravens outscored the Hawks 32-16 in the final frame.
Ross Matherly dropped 23 in his effort to bring the Hawks back, but it wasn't enough to deal with Eielson's shutdown defense.
Scarboro spoke after the game about hitting the milestone.
"It just feels so great man, since I was a freshman playing varsity my coach talked about it, a lot of hard work just putting in shots and it feels great," said Scarboro.
The Ravens take their act on the road into a matchup against the Kotzebue Huskies tomorrow night, while Hutch looks to bounce back with an appearance in the Seward Tournament next week.
The Hutchison Hawks girls' basketball program also played against the Eielson Ravens, and they continued their momentum from the Dean Cummings Memorial Tournament.
The Hawks dominated in their 38-19 victory thanks to their stifling defense that limited the Ravens throughout the match.
At one point the Hawks were up 17-2 on Eielson.
The Hawks get ready for the Seward Tournament while the Ravens head off to Kotzebue.
The West Valley Wolfpack boys' basketball program took on the Lathrop Malemutes for some Mid-Alaska Conference action.
The Wolfpack won 68-45 thanks to their defense turning up the intensity and winning 68-45.
Terrell Peter led West Valley with 28 points on the night, while Dylan Erhart chipped in 9.
Tyriq Luke led Lathrop with 12 points as they were down 33-21 heading into halftime, and they couldn't recover against the Wolfpack.
The Wolfpack now head off to the West Anchorage tournament, while Lathrop is off to Sitka next week.
The Wolfpack girls' program followed suit with a rout over the Malemutes, as future Anchorage Seawolf Ellen Silva dominated the post to help West Valley win 71-52.
The Wolfpack used a strong second half to pull away, with Sheridan Blasey scoring 8 in the fourth and Silva dropped 10 in the third.
Ella Roberts dropped 14 to lead Lathrop, while Torrin Johnson Oates scored 10.
Lathrop will look to rebound with a series against the Sitka Wolves starting on January 30, while the Wolfpack head over to North Pole to face the Patriots on the 29th.