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By Liam Demko
Pilot Writer 

Petersburg wrestles in Wrangell, last tourney before Regions


December 7, 2023

Orin Pierson

The team, hometown fans, and their families celebrated seniors Jonas Anderson and Lakell Deinhardt during senior appreciation last Thursday at the one home wrestling event of this year's season. Sitka's team swung through Petersburg for a duel before both teams continued on to Wrangell for the weekend's tournament.

With just one week left till regions, Petersburg High School's wrestling team traveled to Wrangell last weekend for one more regular season tournament.

Petersburg brought seven wrestlers to compete-including two fresh faces for the season-leading to a series of high performances and a great momentum boost heading into their last events.

"Out of the seven [wrestlers] we did very well... It was good to be there to support the community of Wrangell in general," said head coach James Valentine.

"Wrangell put on a very nice tournament that was also geared towards respecting what had just happ...

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