Girls finish third in regional tournament
March 16, 2017
Wrangell's high school girls basketball team finished up its season with a hard-fought third place finish at last week's Region V in Juneau.
The girls started on good footing against Haines on Wednesday, winning 58-43. They moved on to first-seeded team Metlakatla the following day.
"We had a really strong game against them," said Wrangell coach Laurie Brown. The girls kept pace with the Miss Chiefs throughout the game. Fouls played a factor in the game, earning extra points; sophomore Helen Decker ended up landing 13 for 15 of her attempts.
The game ended in a close 46-50 loss, sending the...