Valdez hoops squads suffer losses in first round of State Tournament
Alex Derifield’s game-high 18 points were not enough to overcome Sitka in the first round of the 3A State Tournament. The Lady Wolves edged Valdez, 37-34, behind Sid Riggs 12 points. The Lady Bucs plays Nome, today, at 1:15 p.m.
Earlier in the day, the Valdez boys’ team was routed by Mount Edgecumbe, 68-46. The Braves’ John Pederson led all scorers with 31 points. Levi Auble had 18 points for the Bucs. The Bucs play Nome this morning at 9:15.