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Multiple personal bests at cross country meet


September 26, 2019

Courtesy of Candy Pete

Wrangell cross country runner Skylar Larrabee neck-and-neck with Ketchikan runner Malia King. According to Larrabee's mother, Pete Candy, she won with a final leap across the finish line. The race results put Larrabee in with a time of 23:35 and King at 23:40.

The Wrangell Cross Country team travelled down to Ketchikan last Saturday for another meet. This was their final meet before regionals, which will take place in Sitka on Sept. 28. Coach Drew Larrabee said that all the athletes tied or broke their personal records at the meet.

The girls' team took 6th place in the 5,000 meter varsity. The first Wrangell runner to cross the finish line was Jade Balansag, 20th overall, coming in at 21:57. Jamie Early was the second Wrangell runner to finish at 23:32, 37th in the overall race. Third place for Wrangell and 38th overall was Skylar Larrabee at 23:...

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