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Wrestling team finishes third in Regionals, nine wrestlers going to State


December 13, 2018

Photo courtesy of Klas Stolpe

Wrangell's Liana Carney, bottom, and Petersburg's Ruby Massin, top, grapple in a finals match at the Sitka Scramble on Saturday. Carney won the match 11-9, improving her season record to 28-1 and is a favorite to win the 119-pound title at the Southeast Region V Championships in Juneau this weekend. Massin has a 17-1 season record and is a favorite to win the 125 pound weight division.

The Wrangell Wolves wrestling team had a good showing at the regional tournament last week in Juneau. Going against 10 other teams in the tournament, Wrangell was able to walk away with a third place finish. They were only 10 points shy of second place, according to Assistant Coach Jack Carney, which went to Craig High School. Mt. Edgecumbe took first place.

Among the team, five wrestlers were able to claim first place in their brackets: Ryan Rooney in the 103 bracket, Jonah Comstock in the 112 bracket, Liana Carney in the 112G bracket, Hunter Wiederspohn in the 152 bracket, and Dillon Roo...

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