Gold Medal Tournament underway in Juneau

By March 19, 2012Sports, Syndicated

Klukwan's Masters run the fast break in opening round action at the 66th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KTOO)

The 66th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament is underway in Juneau.

“C” and “B” bracket teams played first round games yesterday (Sunday).

In “B” bracket action – for players younger than 32 – Angoon beat Klukwan, 69-67; Haines beat Kake, 74-59; Metlakatla beat Hoonah, 92-89; and Hydaburg beat Yakutat, 93-81.

In the “C” bracket – for players between the ages of 32 and 42 – Kake beat Metlakatla, 79-72; Klukwan beat Hoonah, 89-80; Sitka beat Juneau, 90-68; and Yakutat beat Angoon, 86-63.

Master’s bracket action – for players over the age of 42 – got underway this afternoon, with Klukwan defeating Kake, 63-55.

Teams from all over Southeast participate in the popular Lion’s Club-sponsored tournament, which runs through Saturday at the Juneau Douglas High School gym.

For a full schedule and updated scores, go to goldmedalbasketball.org.

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