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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Wrangell wrestlers face plenty of competition in Petersburg


December 7, 2022

Courtesy of Jack Carney

Della Churchill pins Min Thou Vo of Ketchikan in the second round of wrestling during the Viking Rumble tournament in Petersburg last weekend.

Grapplers from all over Southeast traveled to Petersburg over the weekend to compete in the Viking Rumble tournament. Eleven different schools met on the mat, but incomplete round robins made it hard for the Wolves to earn first-place finishes.

Wrestlers from Craig, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Ketchikan, Metlakatla, Mt. Edgecumbe, Sitka, Skagway, Thunder Mountain in Juneau and Wrangell high schools competed in Petersburg across various weight divisions. Katelyn Gillen was the only Wrangell wrestler to place first in her weight class, which she won by forfeit.

The Wolves had the most pins as a team...

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