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By Dan Rudy 

Lady Wolves change up defense in Metlakatla matches


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

Wrangell player Marsha McCay accidentally swats Metlakatla High School basketballer Drena Hayward during Saturday's varsity game. The Miss Chiefs won the game 51 to 31.

Wrangell High School hosted Metlakatla High School for a quick basketball rematch. The Lady Wolves had played in Metlakatla on Jan. 16 and 17, with varsity and junior varsity each losing their two games to the hosts.

The Lady Wolves' varsity squad won Friday evening, beating the Miss Chiefs in overtime 38 to 35. Though kept close throughout the game, Metlakatla came back in the fourth quarter to tie it up at 30. In extra time, several shots and a pair of free-throws were enough to put Wrangell ahead in the stretch.

"They did a really good job," said Jack Carney, Wrangell Public Schools' act...

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