PHS swim competes in state championship
November 9, 2017
Four Petersburg High School swimmers went up against about 30 teams at the state championship in Anchorage last weekend, where two finished in the top 10 and nearly all swam personal record times.
“We did really well,” said Andy Carlisle, the coach. “All the swimmers were either right at their best time or a little faster.”
The state meet is separated into two days. On Friday, 16 swimmers race in each event, and eight move on to the finals. Senior Van Abbott was the only Petersburg swimmer to advance to the finals on Saturday. He finished seventh in the 100-yard freestyle event an...