Thunder Mountain flies past Barrow

Falcons teams snatch wins in the Arctic.

The Thunder Mountain High School basketball teams picked up wins over the Barrow Whalers in Utqiagvik on Friday.

The boys team won 68-57 to snap a four-game losing streak, while the girls squad triumphed 50-47, marking their first win of the month.

In the first game of the night at Barrow High, junior Bryson Echiverri scored a team-high 15 points and junior Brady Carandang had 14. Later in the girls game, senior Nina Fenumiai had 21 points while finishing with a black eye. Junior Taz Hauck added seven in the win. Both teams remained in the far north for one more game against Barrow on Saturday.


• Contact sports reporter Nolin Ainsworth at 523-2272 or nainsworth@juneauempire.com.


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