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Toksook Bay Islanders are the 2022 1A state basketball champions

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Michael Robbins
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Lower Kuskokwim School District
The Toksook Bay boys basketball team won the 2022 1A state basketball championship on March 19, 2022.

In a stunning finish, the sixth-seeded Toksook Bay Islanders boys basketball team won the 1A state championship, knocking off the two top-seeded teams in the tournament in consecutive nights. In the March 19 championship game, the Toksook Bay Islanders beat the top-seeded Tanana Wolves 51-47.

KYUK will provide more details on the results of the 1A state basketball tournament in a later post.

Greg Kim is a news reporter for KYUK covering environment, health, education, public safety, culture and subsistence. He's covered everything from Newtok's relocation due to climate change-fueled erosion to the Bethel chicken massacre of 2020.
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