Wrangell swimmers make December meet in Ketchikan
December 14, 2017
A dozen members of Wrangell Swim Club joined swimmers from six other clubs around the region in Ketchikan earlier this month.
Entering its second year of competitive swimming, the Wrangell group saw some first and second place finishes from its kids during this year's Mike Smithers Southeast Championship. There were 144 swimmers in all, coming from Juneau, Sitka, Craig, Haines, Petersburg and Ketchikan.
Wrangell coach Bruce McQueen explained the meet is equivalent to the league's regionals, with opportunities to qualify for state-level competition later next year.
Among the Wrangell group,...