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Yakunin, Fefelov lead Nikolaevsk past Ninilchik

January 25th | Tommy Wells Print this article   Email this article  

Markiana Yakunin and Justina Fefelov pumped in 14 points apiece, and Kristin Klaich added 11 more last Tuesday to help power the Nikolaevsk Lady Warriors to a 48-40 victory over the Ninilchik Lady Wolverines in Peninsula Conference action.

Klaich helped the Lady Warriors get off to a quick start in the matchup. She spearheaded a 14-9 run in the opening eight minutes of play by throwing in seven points, including an early three-point shot.

Yakunin took the reins of the NHS offense in the second. After being held to just four points in the first quarter of play, she erupted for seven second-quarter points and helped Nikolaevsk race to a 34-21 halftime cushion.

Elizabeth Fefelov contributed four points to the Lady Warriors' efforts in the second.

Ninilchik fought its way back in the third. DeAnn White pumped in 10 of her game-high 21 points in the first eight minutes of the second half, and pulled the Lady Wolverines to within four, at 39-35.

Isabella Koch and Jade Robuck each added two in Ninilchik's 14-10 third-quarter run.

Justina Fefevlov helped Nikilaevsk put the game away in the fourth. She scored six of the Lady Warriors' final nine points. Elizabeth Fefelov finished with nine points.


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