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Viking swimmers prove tough in season opener


Jess Field / Petersburg Pilot

Girls freestyle was dominated by Izabella Ith on Friday, earning her victories in both the 50 yard freestyle and 100 yard freestyle events.

The Petersburg Swim and Dive team began the season last weekend by hosting Craig and the larger 4A Ketchikan, which fielded A and B squads. The girls and boys performed well on Friday and Saturday, winning several events and both teams placed second in the overall team standings.

"The team did better than I expected, they finished races a lot better," said head coach Andy Carlisle. "I thought we would not be able to finish quite as well, but they finished very well."

Mariah Taylor won the girls 200 yard individual medley on Friday, edging out teammate, Alyssa Guthrie, by just over three sec...

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