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By Marc Lutz 

Lady Wolves lose to Tikigaq in bid for state title


March 23, 2022

Michael Dinneen/Wrangell Sentinel

Senior Kendra Meissner is fouled by Tikigaq's Ella Kowunna as junior Kiara Harrison looks on in last Saturday's state championship basketball game in Anchorage. After winning games against Hooper Bay and Glennallen, Wrangell lost to Tikigaq.

The Lady Wolves came off their Southeast regional championship with the confidence to compete all the way to the state title for the first time since 1985, eventually falling one game short.

In three games in Anchorage last week, the Wrangell High School girls basketball team twice showed why they entered the Division 2A state tournament as the top seed, but it was not enough to overcome the strong defense and speed of the Tikigaq High School squad from Point Hope.

The Tikigaq Harpooners of the North Slope Borough School District community defeated Wrangell 56-42 Saturday evening. It was Ti...

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