The North Pole Patriots split games against Effie Kokrine

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The North Pole Patriots boys' basketball program fell to the Effie Kokrine Warriors as they had a tough time limiting their opponent's offense.
The Patriots lost 61-36, as Steven Woods dominated with a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Alex Garcia led North Pole with 15 points, as they will look to rebound in Delta Junction for a mid season tournament.
The girls' team on the other hand secured a 49-40 victory over Effie Kokrine, as Megan Grant led the Pats with 15 points.
They also got 12 from Claire Richmond, as the Warriors almost grabbed the "W" behind Ashley Luke who scored 17.
North Pole will take their momentum into a first round game against the Nome-Beltz Nanooks tomorrow at noon in Delta.