by Robert Woolsey, KCAW | Apr 1, 2021 | Local News
The Sitka Lady Wolves captured second place in the state 3A Basketball tournament in Wasilla last weekend. The Mt. Edgecumbe Braves, however, were knocked out in the second round of the boys bracket.
Daily Sitka Sentinel sports editor Garland Kennedy reviews the final Battle of the Bridge matchups last weekend, before Sitka and Edgecumbe head to Juneau for the Region V Basketball Tournament. He also talks beach logging, and Iditarod! With KCAW's Robert Woolsey.
Teams from both Sitka High and Mt. Edgecumbe opened their basketball seasons with strong performances against tough opponents, in order favorably weight their rankings for the state tournament. In wrestling, MEHS coach Mike Kimber was inducted into the Alaska Wrestling Hall of Fame in the opening ceremony of last weekend's state meet. However, his top, undefeated wrestler lost a 5-1 decision in the heavyweight title match. Daily Sitka Sentinel sports editor Klas Stolpe talks with KCAW's Robert Woolsey.