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By Dan Rudy 

Cougars wrestlers take 2A at regions


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At the Kurt Kuehl Middle School Wrestling Tournament in Ketchikan Feb. 21, Stikine Middle School wrestler Dillon Rooney holds up his first place medal for the 80-pound weight class, joined by teammate Alex Rooney in second place.

Stikine Middle School's wrestling team took high marks last weekend at the annual Kurt Kuehl Invitational at Schoenbar Middle School in Ketchikan. The highest, in fact: taking the 2A championship and coming in third overall with 126 points, behind Schoenbar and Petersburg.

"I think they did exceptionally well," said the team's coach, Steve Miller. "We're really happy with the season."

Four of the team's nine athletes were individual placers: Hunter Wiederspohn, Jonah Comstock, Dillon Rooney and Ryan Rooney all took brackets. Several placers at the meet helped earn additional points needed t...

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