Wrestlers returning to form in first meet


October 19, 2023

Jamie Cabral

Petersburg High School's varsity volleyball team pose together at a UAA game, following their second place finish at the Lumen Christi tournament in Anchorage. Pictured back row (left to right) Anya Pawuk, Sara Eszik, Ashley Eilenberger, Bryana Ratliff, Iris Case, Elizabeth Burns, Adara Curtiss, Torey Fry, Front Row (left to right) Miranda Carr, Freya Tucker.

Petersburg High School's wrestling team competed in their first tournament of the season in Craig last weekend.

With a loose round robin format, the meet gave students as many chances as possible to gain some experience on the mats, helping them shake off some of their first tournament jitters.

"This competition was ironing the kinks, there's no doubt about it," said head coach James Valentine.

"You take a year off and you go to your first tournament, you're not going to be your best self."

Since practices started on September 27, Valentine has been focusing on drilling the basics, maki...

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