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PHS track and field starts season in Ketchikan


Submitted by Brad Taylor

Maddie Parker, left, takes off from the starting line during a sprint event in Ketchikan last weekend. The weekend marked the first time participating in a high school track and field meet for Parker and many of her teammates.

The Petersburg High School track and field team kicked off their regular season schedule last weekend in Ketchikan, and the boys and girls both earned third place finishes. PHS had almost 35 athletes make the trip, but they were still the second smallest school at the meet.

Sitka had 25 girls competing, compared to only 11 for Petersburg, but the Vikings still managed to stay close in team scores. Sitka took first, followed by Thunder Mountain High School, and the PHS girls ended up beating Ketchikan, Juneau-Douglas and Thorne Bay. On the boys side, it was much the same, with Petersburg fin...

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