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By Dan Rudy 

Wrestling team opens season at Petersburg Invitational


Jess Field / Wrangell Sentinel

Darren Shilts goes at it against Brandon Ware of Petersburg Saturday evening. Shilts finished the match with a win by fall in 4:26.

The high school's wrestling team was off to a good start to the season this week, with several of its athletes taking top spots for their weight classes at Petersburg's Invitational.

"The kids did awesome for the first tournament," said Wolves assistant coach Jack Carney.

Three Wrangell wrestlers finished in first place for their brackets. Junior Ian Jenson topped the 138 bracket with three wins on Friday, two by decision and one by fall. In the round-robin next day, he added two more victories with pins made in 2:31 and 2:38.

Weighing in at 152 pounds, senior Sig Decker began the season wi...

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