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By Ben Muir 

Girls sweep regionals with perfect score


September 28, 2017

Ben Muir / Petersburg Pilot

PHS Cross Country team members are (Back, from left) Kendra Coonrad, Julia Murph, Erin Pfundt, Maia Cowan and (Front, from left) Avery Skeek, Eva Lenhard and Melanie Chase.

The Petersburg Girls Cross Country Team started its postseason with a perfect finish at regionals on Saturday, claiming the top five places and a complete bid to State this weekend.

The high school Cross Country team on Saturday traveled to Ketchikan for regionals where heavy rainfall hit the track, making it slick with mud. There was a gradual but lengthy incline at the beginning, which complemented hills that Petersburg had trained on in practice. They were pacing through ideal conditions, said Maia Cowan, a freshman runner with Petersburg.

Cowan, the Region 5 Division 2 champion, was t...

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