The Chefornak Shaman boys are the 1A Coastal Conference 2017 champions. They will be representing LKSD at the State Basketball tournament in Anchorage March 15-18. Coaches are Robert Panruk and his wife Eva. They have been coaching together for over 30 years.
Here are your 2017 1A Coastal Conference All Stars for the girls. From left are Leah Demientieff of Kasigluk-Akiuk, Amber Alexie of Kwethluk, Lisa Evans of Toksook Bay, Anecia Evan, Theresa Mathew of Chefornak, Kendall Otto of Kongiganak, Mikayla Kassaiuli of Newton, Christina Daniel of Kwigillingok, Kelsey Panruk of Chefornak, and Desiree Maxie of Napaskiak.
2017 1A Coastal Conference Boys All Star team. Top row from left are Stanley Shields of Toksook Bay, Mykell White of Toksook Bay, Keoni Aliralria from Kipnuk, Walter Snyder II of Kwigillingok, and Zachary Chaliak. On the bottom from left are Brandon Pavilla of Atmautluak, Elia Slim of Kasigluk-Akiuk, Wally Flynn of Chefornak, Yago Andrew of Kasigluk-Akiuk, and Nicholas Sugar of Tuntutuliak.
The Kwigillingok Lady Eagles received the prestigious Sportsmanship Award for the girls. They are coached by Aldora Atti and Nettie Igkurak.
The Atmautluak Falcons are this year’s Sportmanship Award recipients. They are coached by David Alexie, Moses Egoak (ATT) and Harry Nicholas (Akula).
The highest GPA Award for the girls goes to the Kwethluk Lady Bears. They are coached by Mary K. Nicolai and Ingrid Nicolai.
The Kipnuk Falcons received the award for the highest GPA at the 1A boys Coastal Conference championships. Their coaches are Jacob Byrley and Benjamin Farber.
The girls runners-up are the Lady Islanders of Toksook Bay. They are coached by Frank Pitka and Nellie Charlie.
The girls 1A Coastal Conference champions are the Newtok Lady Jaegers. This is their first tournament title. The Lady Jaegers will be representing LKSD at the 1A State basketball tournament in Anchorage March 15-18, 2017. Their coaches are Jimmy Charles and Zenia Andy.
The 2nd place boys team is the Toksook Bay Islanders. They are coached by Joseph Lincoln and Frank Pitka.