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Klawock tops Thunder Mountain in Juneau
Klawock's Tanya Busse (30) goes for a rebound during Monday's 44-41 Lady Chieftains win over the Falcons in Juneau. Photo by Klas Stolpe/Juneau Empire

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Klawock High School girls basketball team notched another win over a 4A school Monday, when it traveled to Juneau and defeated Thunder Mountain, 44-41.

The 1A Lady Chieftains, who beat 4A Palmer earlier this year at the Clarke Cochrane Christmas Classic, held on to beat the Falcons, as Cassi Williams blocked Michaela Demmert’s 3-point attempt in the waning seconds.

According to the Juneau Empire, Williams scored 14 points, including a field goal in the final 30 seconds to put Klawock ahead, 42-41. After a Thunder Mountain turnover and a foul, Tonya Busse sunk two free throws to put the Lady Chieftains up by three.

Busse led all scorers with 17.

Klawock led 36-29 after three quarters, and 28-25 at halftime.

Sierra Giebel scored eight points, and Jill Carl and Ashley Tomkinson chipped in with four points and one point, respectively.

Jonelle Staveland led the Falcons with 12 points.