Wrangell swim team competes in first meet of season
September 9, 2021
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 w...