Wolverine season ends at districts

Lady Wolverine Amelia Hamberger (in blue) battles for a loose ball at the Valdez Elks Tournament on Feb. 10. She and teammate Jacey Pallas were named to the All-Tournament team at Regional Playoffs on March 10-12 in Tok. Photo courtesy of Joe Prax

Cordova’s basketball season ended at Conference Playoffs on March 10-12 in Tok.

The CHS boys, seeded No. 3, lost to Effie Kokrine 50-34 in the first round on March 10, topped SuValley 61-53 in round 2 on March 11, and were eliminated by Tok 55-39 in the third round.

The Wolverines received the Interior Conference Sportsmanship Award, and Cordova’s Trevor Dundas was named to the All-Conference team. 

Wolverines Floyd Witsoe, Wyatt Sorenson, and Trevor Dundas were named to the boys Conference All-Academic team.

Cordova finished the season with a 7-13 won lost record. Five of those losses were against 4A or 3A opponents.

With Trevor Dundas the only graduating senior, CHS will have a solid and deep squad returning next year.

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Dick Shellhorn is a lifelong Cordovan. He has been writing sports stories for the Cordova Times for over 50 years. In his Cordova Chronicles features, he writes about the history and characters of this Alaska town. Alaska Press Club awarded Shellhorn first place for Best Humor column in 2016 and 2020, and third place in 2017 and 2019. He also received second place for Best Editorial Commentary in 2019. Shellhorn has written two books about Alaska adventures: Time and Tide and Balls and Stripes. Reach him at shorn@gci.net.