Metlakatla Quashes Unalaska's Hopes Of Reclaiming 2A Boys Crown
Unalaska came up five points short in their attempt to reclaim the 2A boys basketball crown. On Saturday, the team squared off against Metlakatla almost a year after their last meeting, where the Chiefs knocked the Raiders out in the semifinals. The 2017 match-up had a 7-point spread and this year was also close.
In the last four minutes of the 2A title game, Unalaska (16-2) gave up nine points and was unable to score. The final score was 49-45 Metlakatla. Unalaska finished the season 2nd overall. Carey Boston and Trevor Wilson were named to the state all-tournament team.
On the girls' side, the Raiders also lost to Metlakatla, but this time in the semifinals. In the 3rd place game, Unalaska fell to Nenana, 71-47. Hailey Wilson and Kayla Villamor each scored 12 points and Wilson was named to the state all-tournament team. The team finished the season 5th overall.