Alaska Schools Activities Association Division I High School Football First National Bowl Series 2021

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Division I Cook Inlet Conference All-Games Standings

ASAA Alaska Schools Activities Association First National Bowl Series Cook Inlet Conference All Games 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1East Anchorage Thunderbirds7100.875347183164W4
2Juneau Huskies6100.857268128140W4
3West Anchorage Eagles5200.714259142117W1
4Colony Knights5300.625198231-33L1
5Bartlett Golden Bears4400.500148199-51L2
6South Anchorage Wolverines3500.375233253-20L2
7Service Cougars1700.125148304-156L5
8Dimond Lynx0700.00064189-125L7

Division I Cook Inlet Conference Standings

ASAA Alaska Schools Activities Association First National Bowl Series Cook Inlet Conference 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1East Anchorage Thunderbirds6100.857297157140W4
2Juneau Huskies6100.857268128140W4
3West Anchorage Eagles5200.714259142117W1
4Colony Knights4300.571164217-53L1
5South Anchorage Wolverines3400.429192211-19L1
6Bartlett Golden Bears3400.429126184-58L2
7Service Cougars1600.143114256-142L4
8Dimond Lynx0700.00064189-125L7

Division I Playoffs

ASAA Alaska School Activities Association First National Bowl Series State Championship Playoffs 2021

Division I Cook Inlet Conference Schedule

ASAA Alaska School Activities Association First National Bowl Series Cook Inlet Conference 2021

Match Day Week 1
(Week 1)
53 - 12

Juneau Huskies vs Colony Knights

(Week 1)
22 - 45

Service Cougars vs East Anchorage Thunderbirds

(Week 1)
9 - 33

Bartlett Golden Bears vs West Anchorage Eagles

(Week 1)
w/o - Forfeit

South Anchorage Wolverines vs Dimond Lynx

Match Day Week 2
(Week 2)
35 - 6

Juneau Huskies vs Dimond Lynx

Match Day Week 8
(Week 8)
48 - 7

East Anchorage Thunderbirds vs Dimond Lynx

(Week 8)
42 - 14

West Anchorage Eagles vs Colony Knights

(Week 8)
22 - 26

Service Cougars vs Bartlett Golden Bears

Match Day Week 2
(Week 2)
59 - 22

East Anchorage Thunderbirds vs South Anchorage Wolverines

(Week 2)
35 - 6

West Anchorage Eagles vs Service Cougars

(Week 2)
40 - 13

Colony Knights vs Bartlett Golden Bears

Match Day Week 3
(Week 3)
49 - 23

West Anchorage Eagles vs Juneau Huskies

(Week 3)
31 - 34

South Anchorage Wolverines vs Colony Knights

(Week 3)
20 - 26

Dimond Lynx vs Service Cougars

Match Day Week 4
(Week 4)
39 - 28

Juneau Huskies vs East Anchorage Thunderbirds

(Week 4)
34 - 46

West Anchorage Eagles vs South Anchorage Wolverines

(Week 4)
14 - 8

Bartlett Golden Bears vs Dimond Lynx

Match Day Week 5
(Week 5)
12 - 49

Service Cougars vs Juneau Huskies

(Week 5)
26 - 50

Colony Knights vs East Anchorage Thunderbirds

(Week 5)
9 - 45

Dimond Lynx vs West Anchorage Eagles

(Week 5)
22 - 30

South Anchorage Wolverines vs Bartlett Golden Bears

Match Day Week 6
(Week 6)
14 - 27

Bartlett Golden Bears vs Juneau Huskies

(Week 6)
35 - 21

East Anchorage Thunderbirds vs West Anchorage Eagles

(Week 6)
21 - 14

Colony Knights vs Dimond Lynx

(Week 6)
12 - 64

Service Cougars vs South Anchorage Wolverines

Match Day Week 7
(Week 7)
42 - 7

Juneau Huskies vs South Anchorage Wolverines

(Week 7)
32 - 20

East Anchorage Thunderbirds vs Bartlett Golden Bears

(Week 7)
17 - 14

Colony Knights vs Service Cougars

Division I v Division II Inter-Conference Games Schedule

Championship Game Recap

James Connally, who has the same name as Irish Patriot Leader James Connolly, starred for Juneau Huskies, who play at Adair Kennedy Field, another name associated with great Irish Leaders, in the Alaska Schools Activities Association High School Football First National Bowl Series Division I Championship Game in 2021, scoring two reception Touchdowns, however, ended up on the losing team as East Anchorage Thunderbirds won 30-17. The other five Juneau points came from the boot of Adams – one Field Goal and two Point After Touchdown conversions.

Note: For a full Scoring sequence please click on the Championship Game itself in the Playoff Schedule above to be brought to the Championship Games Page.

Regular Season Recap

The Juneau Huskies had won the Regular Season, winning their first two games at home to Colony Knights (53-12) and Dimond Lynx (35-6) before falling away to West Anchorage Eagles, 23-49. They then defeated the other Top 3 team, East Anchorage Thunderbirds, 39-28 to go 3-1 at the halfway stage, before finishing with three more victories, against Service Cougars (away, 49-12), Bartlett Golden Bears (away, 27-14) and 42-7 at home at Adair Kennedy Field to South Anchorage Wolverines. The Huskies had a bye in Week 8 before defeating Dimond Lynx 31-3 and Bartlett Golden Bears 50-20 in the Playoffs.

East Anchorage Thunderbirds had finished second in the Cook Inlet Conference (the Big and only ASAA Football Division I Conference) with a similar 6-1 record, losing out on the Conference title on head-to-head. The Thunderbirds defeated Service Cougars 48-14 and West Anchorage Eagles 34-32 on the way to the Championship Game. The Thunderbirds had also defeated Lathrop Malemutes of Division II 50-26 during the Regular season. West Anchorage Bears finished third on 5-2, and Colony Knights fourth on 4-3 (5-3 All Games), however the Knights fell in the Championship Quarter-Finals to Bartlett Golden Bears (19-32) who came fifth in the Regular Season on 3-4 (4-4 All Games). 2020 Champions South Anchorage Wolverines finished in sixth with a 3-4 record (3-5 All Games) and Service Cougars (1-6, 1-7 All Games) and Dimond Lynx (0-7, 0-7 All Games) finished out the eight team Division I Cook Inlet Conference.

Image References

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Postseason References

References

[1] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Top Ranked as Playoffs Begin, October 4th 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/sports/huskies-top-ranked-as-playoffs-begin/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[2] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Dominate All-Conference Team, October 7th 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/sports/huskies-dominate-all-conference-team/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[3] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies chase Lynx off Adair, away from Juneau, out of State Playoffs [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/huskies-chase-lynx-off-adair-away-from-juneau-out-of-state-playoffs/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[4] KINY Alaska (2021) Football History About to Unford as Huskies host Bartlett in State Semi-Final [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/football-history-about-to-unfold-as-huskies-host-bartlett-in-state-semifinal/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[5] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Too Powerful for Golden Bears in State Semi-Final, October 18th 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/huskies-too-powerful-for-golden-bears-in-state-semifinal/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[6] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Prepare for East again, October 21st 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/huskies-prepare-for-east-again/  [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[7] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Fall to Thunderbirds in State Title Game, October 23rd, 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/huskies-fall-to-thunderbirds-in-state-title-game/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

Regular Season References

References

[1] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Top Ranked as Playoffs Begin, October 4th 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/sports/huskies-top-ranked-as-playoffs-begin/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[2] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Dominate All-Conference Team, October 7th 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/sports/huskies-dominate-all-conference-team/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[3] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies chase Lynx off Adair, away from Juneau, out of State Playoffs [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/huskies-chase-lynx-off-adair-away-from-juneau-out-of-state-playoffs/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[4] KINY Alaska (2021) Football History About to Unford as Huskies host Bartlett in State Semi-Final [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/football-history-about-to-unfold-as-huskies-host-bartlett-in-state-semifinal/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[5] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Too Powerful for Golden Bears in State Semi-Final, October 18th 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/huskies-too-powerful-for-golden-bears-in-state-semifinal/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[6] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Prepare for East again, October 21st 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/huskies-prepare-for-east-again/  [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[7] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Fall to thunderbirds in State Title Game, October 23rd, 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/huskies-fall-to-thunderbirds-in-state-title-game/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[8] KINY Alaska (2021) Juneau Huskies Conference Champs! Down South 42-7!, September 26th 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/juneau-huskies-conference-champs-down-south-42-7/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[9] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Coach Breaks down win over Colony, Dimond Next, August 16th 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/sports/huskies-coach-breaks-down-win-over-colony-dimond-next/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[10] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Bury Dimond in the Rough Adair Kennedy Field, August 22nd, 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/huskies-bury-dimond-in-the-rough-adair-kennedy-field/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[11] KINY Alaska (2021) Huskies Coach Breaks Down Win over Dimond, East Next, August 23rd 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/sports/huskies-coach-breaks-down-win-over-dimond-west-next/  [Accessed 24 October 2021]

[12] KINY Alaska (2021) Juneau Huskies Chase Down Service Cougars, September 11th 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/juneau-huskies-chase-down-service-cougars/ [Accessed 24 October 2021]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Jim Naughton and Conor and Maurice Lynch.

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