Vikings girls cross country continues to dominate 3A with another win in Juneau


Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire

Petersburg's Tucker Hagerman (481) finishes in front of Hoonah's Manny Rudke (421) during Saturday's Capital City Invitational high school cross country running meet at Juneau.

Vikings cross country runners were in Juneau for the season's last regular meet over the weekend.

They ran against teams from throughout Southeast, with 76 girls and 92 boys competing in rainy, windy conditions.

Juneau's course is reputed as the toughest around mostly due to its numerous hills, but conditions were even more extreme on Saturday.

According to Petersburg Head Coach Jo Ann Day, the course was wet, muddy and a bit slippery. There was a log to get over and two inches of mud at the starting line.

Despite all that, the Vikings girls team continued to dominate all the smaller scho...

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