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By Dan Rudy 

Wrangell Swim Club marks one year of competition


November 16, 2017

Photo courtesy of Rania Corn

Wrangell Swim Club gathers together at Petersburg's annual "November Rain" swim meet last weekend. Of the team's 42 members, 18 were able to attend the nearby meet. They include Alisha Armstrong, Jimmy Baggen, Paige Baggen, Stella Buness, Reese Corn, Ryley Corn, Trinity Glaser, Carter Hammer, Daniel Harrison, Ben Houser, Christina Johnson, Sean McDonald, Sophie O'Brien, Jack Roberts, Renee Roberts, Andrei Siekawitch, Nikolai Siekawitch and Rhiannon Wenzel.

Wrangell's youth swim team started its second competitive year at Petersburg's November Rain meet last weekend, hosted by the Viking Swim Club.

The annual event was last year Wrangell Swim Club's very first to field in competition, and its participants have since taken part in several more around the state in the year since.

"It's not too big, it's not too far from home, and the meet only lasts six or seven hours a day. It's a nice beginning swim meet," explained Wrangell coach Jamie Roberts.

This year the team was able to send 18 of its swimmers, joining 77 others from Petersburg, Craig, J...

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