By Mark C. Robinson
Wrangell Sentinel 

Wolves compete at annual Ketchikan wrestling tournament


November 15, 2023

Jack Carney

Freshman Hailey Cook, who took first place on both nights at the Ketchikan competition, stands with Miette Adamn of Metlakatla High School (left) and Gabrielle Bueno of Ketchikan High School (right).

The Wrangell High School wrestling team traveled to Ketchikan to compete in the Bill Weiss Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11. Including exhibition matches, they came away with 54 wins and 26 losses, with 36 pins.

Named after the former Ketchikan Daily News printing press operator and sports writer who devoted much of his time to wrestling events, the tournament featured over 200 wrestlers during both days, according to Wrangell coach Jack Carney. "Some of the 16-man brackets were full. We had Unalaska and Valdez join also," he said.

Carney said there were not enough girls to run a...

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