PHS baseball wins first game of the year


Photo courtesy of Katie Holmlund

Jack Engell slides into home plate.

The Petersburg High School baseball team saw their first win ever against Sitka High School, and their first win of the season, during a series of games that were held at home on May 7 and 8.

"We've never beaten Sitka before, so to come out and beat their varsity says a lot about our program," said Head Coach Jim Engell. "It says that we're a competitive program. We knew that about ourselves. We just finally put it all together, and it clicked for us."

The previous weekend, PHS had played against Juneau-Douglas High School and were held back by their errors. Engell said the team continued...

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