The Petersburg High School girls cross country team took first place among the 1A-2A and 3A schools at the regional meet on Douglas Island near Juneau Saturday. Four PHS runners finished the five kilometer course in under 23 minutes and five were in the top 10.
Kayleigh Eddy was second overall, finishing in just over 22 minutes. Avery Skeek took third place just eight seconds behind Eddy. Hannah Pfundt was fourth, Erin Pfundt was sixth and Julia Murph took 10th.
Joe Viechnicki spoke with coach Tommy Thompson about Saturday’s effort.
All seven girls team members qualify for the state meet along with Tucker Hagerman and Nathaniel Lenhard for the boys. They run again this Saturday at Bartlett High School in Anchorage.