Roberts takes third in state swim championship
November 8, 2023
Senior Jack Roberts outswam athletes from much larger schools around Alaska at the state championship swim meet Nov. 3 and 4 in Juneau, placing third in the 100-yard freestyle at 47.95 seconds and seventh in the 100-yard breaststroke at 1:00.83.
He earned the Wrangell swim team's first state medal since the program began six years ago.
Roberts' freestyle time was a fraction of a second behind the first-place finisher, Ben Price of Anchorage's Service High School, who completed the race in 47.12. Roberts' breaststroke time was also competitive - about six seconds behind PJ Foy of Juneau's T...