Emmonak wins Yukon River Conference Mixed 6 title

The Emmonak Huskies are the 2021 Yukon River Conference Mixed 6 volleyball champions and will be representing the Lower Yukon School District at the state tournament.

The Yukon River Conference championships were hosted by the St. Mary’s Eagles, games took place on November 18-19, 2021.

Eight teams participated in the event. Joining the Eagles were squads from Russian Mission, Marshall/Nunam Iqua, Mountain Village, Kotlik, Emmonak, Alakanuk, and Scammon Bay.

Opening games were between top-seeded Emmonak vs. Kotlik, Alakanuk vs. Russian Mission, St. Mary’s vs. Mountain Village, and Marshall/Nunam Iqua vs. Scammon Bay. Emmonak, Alakanuk, St. Mary’s, and Scammon Bay won the first round and advanced to the semifinal round.

Emmonak defeated Alakanuk and St. Mary’s defeated Scammon Bay to advance to the championship round. Emmonak was undefeated and took top honors. The team from Marshall/Nunam Iqua took home the Sportsmanship trophy. The Academic Award was won by the St. Mary’s Eagles with their GPA of 3.75.

2021 Mixed 6 Yukon River Conference Volleyball Results

November 18-19, 2021

1st Emmonak Huskies

2nd St. Mary’s Eagles

3rd Scammon Bay Eagles

All-Tourney Team

Kaden Andrews, Nunam Iqua

Adam Rivers, Scammon Bay

Caleb Kamuck, St. Mary’s

Nafree Bagongon, Emmonak

Kaden Polty, Russian Mission

Regina Sage, Alakanuk

Geraldine Matthias, Kotlik

Kylee Francis, Emmonak

Matthew Andrews, Mountain Village

Sportsmanship Award: Marshall/Nunam Iqua

Academic Award: St. Mary’s Eagles, GPA 3.75