Kenai, Soldotna hoops tourneys tip off
The Kenai Central, Soldotna and Galena girls basketball teams all picked up victories on Thursday in the first day of the round-robin Kenai River Challenge at Kenai Central High School
The Kenai girls defeated Bethel 51-42. Morgan Wensley led the Kards with 24 points. Kira Polk matched Wensley’s 24 for Bethel, while Rhianna Joseph added 13.
Kenai led 33-25 heading into the final quarter. Both teams were solid from the line, with Kenai going 13 for 14 and Bethel hitting 6 of 7.