Teams from seven other Southeast high schools were here last weekend to help Petersburg High School’s volleyball players open up their season at home.
PHS fielded four teams and competed against squads from Wrangell, Skagway, Metlakatla, Klawock, Craig, Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain. Overall, the jamboree featured 49 matches in two days Friday and Saturday.

Photo courtesy of Rachel Newport

Photo courtesy of Rachel Newport

PHS coach Jaime Cabral says 34 girls have come out for the team this year. Joe Viechnicki spoke with Cabral about the opening week’s action.
The volleyball team took third place at state last year and first in the region.