By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Boys cross-country team wins state championship; Loucks takes first


October 11, 2023

Emily Mesner / Anchorage Daily News

Wrangell's Boomchain Loucks holds up his jersey and celebrates as he nears the finish line in first place at the Division III boys cross-country state championships Oct. 7 in Palmer.

The Wrangell Wolves cross-country team braved near-freezing temperatures and stiff competition to take home their second state championship title in a row in Palmer on Saturday, Oct. 7. The boys team won the Division III title, and though the girls did not have enough runners to score for Wrangell, the two girls team members finished the season strong.

Sophomore Boomchain Loucks took first place out of the 80 runners in the boys race, with a time of 17:28.0. He maintained a substantial lead throughout. "At 1K, he was over 100 meters ahead of the chase pack," observed coach Mason Villarma....

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