Chefornak teams take Coastal Conference title

by Mark Arehart on March 5, 2012

Shaman forward, Ryan Erik, celebrates the win over the Napaskiak Hawks with his team. Photo by Chris Ho.

The 25th annual Coastal Conference 1A Tournament championship games were held at Bethel Regional High School on Saturday.The Shaman of Chefornak were the big winners, with both the girls’ and boys’ teams winning it all.

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For the Chefornak boys, this marks the first time ever a team has made it to the state tournament.

The Lady Shaman were fueled by the lively crowd and excellent defense. Coach Eva Panruk said she was happy that her seniors were finally able to win the conference tournament.

Both teams will represent the Coastal Conference at the state tournament in Anchorage.

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