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By Dan Rudy 

Wrestlers take first at Region V, head to State


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Wrangell High School's wrestlers take first at the Region V 2A Tournament in Sitka on Saturday. In the top row: Sig Decker, Dawson Miller, Hunter Wiederspohn and Caleb Groshong. From the bottom left: assistant coach Jack Carney, Hannah Brown, Elizabeth Johnson, Jonah Comstock, Sam Armstrong, JD Barratt, Ian Jenson and coach Jeff Rooney.

Wrangell's wrestlers took first for the 1-3A Boys Region V Tournament in Sitka over the weekend, with nine of the high school team's 10 wrestlers headed to State in Anchorage this week.

In the Girls 1-4A Tournament, freshman Hannah Brown will be headed to State after taking second in the 132 weight bracket. She bested Mikenna Pingayak-Simon from Mt. Edgecumbe in the first round, finishing with a pin in 1:27, then won by fall in 1:23 over teammate Elizabeth Johnson. Brown faced Mt. Edgecumbe junior Andrea Prince in the final round, with Prince winning by 7-0 decision.

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