For the second straight day the Palmer Moose used a big fourth quarter to grab a victory. With the consecutive wins, the Moose finished fourth in the Alaska Prep Shootout.
Palmer outscored Juneau-Douglas 22-14 during the final eight minutes, and notched a 58-52 win over the Crimson Bears Saturday afternoon at Dimond High School. Dae Osiensky and Amiqaq Maclean each scored a team-high 15 points. Maclean pulled down eight rebounds. Carson Helm added 11 points and seven boards.
Palmer scored a 44-34 win over Kodiak Friday. The Northern Lights Conference foes were locked in a tie at the end of the first three quarters, but used a 17-7 fourth-quarter run to grab the victory.
Osiensky led all scorers with 21 points, hitting 5 of 9 attempts from beyond the arc. Lavar Marshall added 13 points and six rebounds. Palmer suffered a 66-36 loss to host Dimond during the first game of the tourney Thursday afternoon. Maclean scored a dozen to lead the Moose. Helm added 10, and Marshall chipped in seven points and a team-high eight rebounds. Dimond’s Isaiah Moses led all scorers with 30.
Wasilla finished fifth in the Shootout, following a 41-36 loss to Grace Christian in the third-place game Saturday. Luke Devine led the Warriors with nine points, five rebounds and five assists. Andrew Devine also scored nine for Wasilla.
Grace jumped out to a 15-7 lead in the win.
Luke Devine used a monster effort to help lead Wasilla to a 43-36 win over Chugiak during the first day of the Shootout Thursday. Devine finished with 26 points, 15 rebounds, three assists and three steals during the win. All were game highs.
West Valley got past Wasilla 49-33 Friday in the semifinals. Devine led the Warriors with 14 points and seven rebounds.
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