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The Thunder Mountain High School boys returned from a four-game road trip with a new win and three losses. The Falcons on Thursday were set to start a three-game homestand with a game against Palmer and two conference games against Ketchikan.

Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File The Thunder Mountain High School boys returned from a four-game road trip with a new win and three losses. The Falcons on Thursday were set to start a three-game homestand with a game against Palmer and two conference games against Ketchikan.

The Falcons have landed: TMHS boys to play three home games after four on the road

Palmer Thursday, Ketchikan on Friday and Saturday.

The Thunder Mountain High School boys will look to build on a road win against Lathrop High School during a three-game homestand.

TMHS closed a challenging four-game trip to Fairbanks with a 67-52 win in a rematch against Lathrop. It came on the heels of a Wednesday night 53-45 loss to Monroe Catholic High School, a Thursday night 60-55 loss to Lathrop and a Friday night 73-56 loss to West Valley High School.

“Seven of our 14 losses have been against teams ranked No. 2-No.5,” said coach John Blasco in an email. “The only top five team we haven’t played is Dimond. This is likely the hardest game schedule we have ever had.”

The Falcons now sport a 5-14 record, including a 1-3 conference record. They’ll get a chance to improve both marks in the immediate future.

TMHS was set Thursday to host Palmer High School —after the Empire’s print deadline — and play Friday and Saturday games against Ketchikan High School. The two Region V 4A teams split a pair of games late last month.

Both varsity games against Ketchikan are scheduled to tip off at 7:15 p.m.

Contact Ben Hohenstatt at bhohenstatt@juneauempire.com or (907)308-4895. Follow him on Twitter at @BenHohenstatt

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