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By Ben Muir 

HS senior wins Poetry Out Loud state championship


March 22, 2018

Ben Muir / Petersburg Pilot

Elisa Larson

In her final semester, Elisa Larson had one more chance to compete in high school, and since her left knee is torn and volleyball is over, she became a state champion in poetry.

Larson won the Poetry Out Loud State Finals earlier this month, beating 10 others and scored more along the way.

In the fall, Larson tore her ACL and lateral meniscus during the volleyball state tournament, ending her sports career in high school. The team would go on to win that tournament but might not have gotten there if not for Larson, an all-conference senior.

Afterward, the tear left the girl with seriou...

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