Two years have passed since an auto accident claimed the life of Juneau-Douglas High School wrestler Brandon Pilot, but his memory is still very much alive as the current high school team prepares for this weekend's Brandon Pilot Invitational meet. "Brandon Pilot - that's the first thing they look at, the thing that's most important to them," Juneau wrestling coach Bob Mahon said of his team going into the meet. "It's important to the kids, especially the ones that wrestled with Brandon."
Seven Petersburg Vikings won their weight class titles, leading Petersburg to the championship of the Region V small schools wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday in Wrangell.
...High School claimed the Class 1A-2A-3A state championship when Kotzebue's Dan Dalle-Molle decisioned Petersburg's Geoff Hall, 7-3, in the title match at 275 pounds Saturday night at Homer High School's Alice Witte Memorial Gymnasium...
The Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team is still a bit in shock over its 21-point loss to Ketchikan in last weekend's Region V championships, but the Crimson Bears don't have much time to lick their wounds.
The Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team was only two points out of first place after Thursday's first day of action at the fall season state wrestling tournament at Kenai Central High School.
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