This past weekend the boys high school basketball team faced off at home against the Eielson Ravens. On Friday the boys varsity had a solid victory winning 58-44. Senior Seth Auble led the way for Valdez scoring 21 points on 8-8 shooting and also had 8 rebounds. The beginning of the game on Saturday proved to be more difficult for Valdez. At the end of two quarters of play Eielson led Valdez 26-20. In the 3rd quarter however, the Bucs held Eielson scoreless for more than 7 minutes and went on a 20 point run. In the 4th quarter, the Ravens couldn’t erase their deficit and lost 63-43. Sophomore Bennett Hinkle led the Bucs scoring 20 points and grabbing five rebounds. The Bucs will travel to Delta to play the Huskies Thursday. The team will travel to Galena to play the Hawks on Friday and Saturday.
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