Rooney, Carney win state wrestling titles
May 27, 2021
It had been about a dozen years since Wrangell High School wrestlers came home with two state title winners, and this year juniors Ryan Rooney and Liana Carney both took first place in their weight divisions at the state tournament in Anchorage last weekend.
Rooney wrestled in the 160 weight class; Carney in the 135 weight class. It was her second state title; she took first in 2019.
Wrangell racked up the highest score among all Southeast schools at the state meet last Friday and Saturday, regardless of school size, assistant coach Jack Carney reported Sunday evening after the wrestlers ar...