Wrangell swim team competes in first meet of season

The Wrangell High School swim team traveled to Ketchikan this past weekend to compete in its first in-person meet in a year, as COVID-19 restrictions had relegated the team to virtual swim meets.

In the two-day Ketchikan Invitational Swim Meet, the seven athletes from Wrangell swam against students from Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain high schools in Juneau, Petersburg, Craig and Ketchikan.

Every Wrangell athlete turned in a personal best, and a couple had multiple bests along with first-place finishes.

Renee Roberts placed first in two women’s 50-yard freestyle events and first in women’s...


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