PHS cross country season begins with new personal records

Two Petersburg High School students placed personal records at the first cross country meet of the season on Saturday.

Sophomore Uriah Lucas came in 13th place at the Juneau meet and set a new personal record at 18:00. Sophomore Michael Durkin came in 31st place and set a new personal best at 19:18.

Head Coach Thomas Thompson said the runners had a tough week of practices leading up to the meet, but still performed well.

"They ran on tired legs," said Thompson.

Overall, the boys team came in sixth place and the girls team placed fifth; however, both teams placed second behind Haines in the 1A...


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