By Josh Reed
Anchorage Daily News 

Kake boys cap undefeated season with 1A state championship


March 23, 2023

Photo courtesy of Marc Lester / ADN

Kake fans celebrate the victory with the team. Kake defeated Aniak in the boys 1A state basketball championship finals on March 18, 2023.

KAKE -The last time the Kake high school boys basketball team appeared in a state championship game was more than two decades ago.

The team was competing in Division 2A and current head coach Anthony Ross, who went by Anthony Dolan at the time, was on the team that came up short in a 10-point loss to Angoon in the 2000 state title game.

In its first trip back to big stage since the turn of the century, Kake ended a nearly four-decade title drought by blowing out the Aniak Halfbreeds 67-49 in Division 1A play on Saturday afternoon at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.

The last time the Ka...

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