Petersburg High School’s 2018-2019 track and field team. Photo by
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Petersburg High School’s track and field teams competed in their first meet of the season in Ketchikan last weekend. Other Southeast schools participating included Juneau Douglas, Thunder Mountain from Juneau, and Ketchikan. Petersburg stayed competitive with those larger schools with several Vikings placed in the top three positions in their events.

Maia Cowan took 1st place in both the girls 100 and 300 meter hurdles. Kendra Coonrad took 2nd in the girls 100 hurdles and third in the 300 hurdles.

Aiden Luhr took 1st place in the high jump and 2nd place in the boys 100 meter run.

Tolin Eddy placed in three distance races. He took 2nd place in both the boys 800 meter run and the 3200 meter run, which is about 2 miles. He also took 3rd place in the 1600, which is about a mile.

Annie Christensen took 2nd place in the girls long jump.

Julian Cumps took 2nd in the boys long jump and 3rd in the 300 meters.

Koren Sperl took 2nd in the boys discus throw.

Ruby Massin took 3rd in the girls discus throw.

The girls 4 X 200 relay took 1st place. Runners were Ruby Massin, Kendra Coonrad, Jolyn Toyomura, and Annie Christensen.

The boys 4 X 100 meter relay took 3rd place. Runners were Julian Cumps, Koren Sperl, Noah Sullivan, and Aiden Luhr.

And the boys 4 X 800 relay took 3rd place. Runners were Uriah Lucas, Tristan Enriquez, Chase Lister, and Kole Sperl.

Tyler Thain is the head coach for the Vikings Track and Field team. He talked with KFSK’s Angela Denning about the teams’ first meet.

Here are the full results from day one of the Ketchikan meet.

Here are the final results from day two of the meet.