Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Silver-medal performance at Tom Sims Tourney


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Chet Armstrong gets the upper hand over Sitka's Joshua Goeden during the final round of the Tom Sims Invitational in Wrangell Saturday evening. Armstrong took second for the 182 class, and his team placed second overall with 116 points.

Last weekend was a successful one for Wrangell High School's wrestling program, hosting the first tournament of the season without a hitch and taking second place among 14 schools.

"The community turned out in full support," said activities director Lisa Nikodym.

The Tom Sims Invitational Tournament is named for Tom Sims, a former graduate, coach and longtime participant of Wrangell's wrestling program. As coach during the late 1980s and 1990s, Sims' team secured several championships, and he was on hand Saturday evening to watch the start of what may be another good season for the program....

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