By Mark C. Robinson
Wrangell Sentinel 

Wrangell boys defeat Metlakatla at regionals, earn a trip to state tournament


March 13, 2024

Jeannie Lindsey photo

Daniel Harrison plays strong under the basket in action against Metlakatla in Southeast tournament play Saturday in Sitka. Wrangell's Trevyn Gillen (No. 22) stands ready to assist. Wrangell won the game to take second in Southeast and advance to state.

Despite a rocky start at the regional tournament, the Wrangell boys varsity basketball team defeated Metlakatla in their final game Saturday to take second place in Southeast, earning a spot at the Division II state tournament.

Head coach Cody Angerman felt that one goal for the team all season was to work toward being at their best at regionals. "I think that as the season went on, we got better," he said.

Entering the tournament in Sitka as the No. 3 seed, the Wolves lost their first game on Wednesday, March 6, to the No. 2 seed, the Petersburg Vikings. After a close game that was tied at ha...

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