Lady Hawks varsity, JV on the road this weekend

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The Galena Lady Hawks junior varsity team.

The Galena Lady Hawks varsity team.
The Galena Lady Hawks varsity team.
The Galena Lady Hawks junior varsity team.
The Galena Lady Hawks junior varsity team.

By LYDIA CHUNAK and LENNEA PICNALOOK, staff writers

Both girls JV and varsity basketball teams will be playing this weekend.

The varsity Lady Hawks play at the 2016 Dean Cummings Tournament in Delta Junction, while the junior varsity Lady Hawks play at the tournament in Tanana.

Coach Keilah Havener said the girls practiced a lot of full-court pressing, ball handling skills, and working as a team, focusing on sportsmanship.

The junior varsity team meets Huslia along with Tanana.

Coach Havener also said thank you to everyone who will be listening on the radio. She added that she was really excited for the first tournament game, and to the fans who will watch.

The varsity girls play their first game against Monroe on Thursday, Jan. 21, at Delta. That game will be broadcast online and over the air by Galena radio station KIYU.

Other teams at the Dean Cummings tournament are Hutchison, Houston, Eielson, Valdez, and Redington.

The JV girls traveling to Tanana are:

Kim Huntington.
Danyal Harvey.
Amber Harvey.
Elena Jacobs.
Cacey Chikigak.
Amanda Kopp.
Emma Nakak.
Hailey Ambrose.

The varsity girls going to Delta are:
Romay Harris.
Kiana Korta.
Kameron Reitan.
Courtney Carlo.
Julia Riddle.
Carolyn Sam.
Elizabeth Green.
Mariah Wigley.