Boomchain Loucks wins first cross-country meet of year

Wrangell sophomore Boomchain Loucks was the fastest runner at the first cross-country meet of the school year, turning in a time of 17:23.23 at the meet on Saturday, Sept. 2, in Klawock.

Wrangell’s Keegan Hanson was right behind, taking second place at 17:33.14.

Junior Daniel Harrison placed eighth at the Klawock meet with a time of 18:22.84. Jackson Powers ran the course in 19:55.26 to place 13th.

Alana Harrison led the Wrangell girls cross-country runners with a time of 23:37.11 to place third in Klawock.

Jackson Carney, Cooper Powers, Trevyn Gillen and Bella Ritchie also competed for Wrangell against runners from Ketchikan, Petersburg, Craig, Metlakatla, Hydaburg, Mount Edgecumbe and Klawock.

The first meet of the season features teams from southern Southeast Alaska and typically rotates between Craig, Klawock and Metlakatla as the host schools.


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