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By Marc Lutz 

Wolves pin 8 first-place wins at Wrangell regionals


December 16, 2021

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Senior Ryan Rooney squares off with a wrestler from Mt. Edgecumbe during the regional semi-finals last Friday night in Wrangell. Rooney went on to win first place in his weight class in the finals.

Wrangell's wrestlers secured more first-place wins during regional championships than any other high school at the meet.

Athletes from Mt. Edgecumbe, Craig, Petersburg, Sitka, Haines, Thorne Bay, Ketchikan and Juneau's Thunder Mountain came to Wrangell to compete in the Southeast regional championships last Friday and Saturday.

In the girls division, two-time state champion senior Liana Carney bested Ruby McCue of Ketchikan in the 135-pound weight class. Carney pinned her opponent in 30 seconds to win first place in the finals.

Sophomore Mia Wiederspohn pinned Chloe Vasquez of Thorne Bay in...

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