Petersburg Pilot -

By Ben Muir 

Boys basketball takes fourth at state tournament

 

March 22, 2018

Submitted Photo

Petersburg seniors after their final game at the state championship last weekend. From left: Koby Pennington, Charlie Christensen, Dale Strong, Ethan Kludt-Painter, Mark Neidiffer and Cordova's Cody Sjostedt.

The boys' basketball team finished its season fourth in the state after the 2018 ASAA March Madness Alaska 2A Tournament this past weekend.

Slow starts and hurried comebacks, which often burn the players out, plagued the Vikings for most of the regular season. In the state tourney it seemed comparable.

In the first round last Thursday, Petersburg fell behind Tok 22-10 at the end of the first half. Coach Rick Brock called a

press and Petersburg came out firing in the second half, surging on a 12-0 run and tying the game midway through the third.

Tok hit Petersburg right back, and by the f...



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