PHS cross country ramps up towards regionals


September 21, 2023

James Poulson / Sitka Daily Sentinel

Kinley Lister crossing the finish line in Sitka with a fast time of 22:38:47

With two dominant performances under their belt in Klawock and Wrangell, Petersburg High School's cross country team is training harder and harder as they get closer to regionals.

They faced tough competition at their third meet in Sitka last weekend and met the challenge head on.

"[It was the] biggest race in Southeast. About 260 kids racing, around 160 boys, 100 girls," said head coach Casey Gates.

"It's [all] wearing on the kids-as to be expected-but they're enduring it."

Despite the difficulty and a gray forecast on race day, Petersburg's runners continued to shine.

In the boys rac...

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