Vikings, Harpooners win state volleyball titles

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Petersburg took a hit when they lost to Wrangell early in the 2A state volleyball tournament, but the Vikings buckled down and rallied.

Petersburg made their way through the loser's bracket and back into the championship, once again facing Wrangell.

Vikings battled through 3 sets, forced a winner take all game, and claimed their championship.

"It was crazy, because we lost to Wrangell," senior Courtney Frederickson said. "We were kind of scared but then we came in, just kept going and going, got in a rhythm, and this is just an amazing experience."

Petersburg took the first three sets over the Rams 25-20, 25-8 and 25-23. Wrangell came back to make it interesting, but the Vikings would regain control winning 30-15.

"This team, there's absolutely no drama," Frederickson said. "We love to play together, we love to win together and its just amazing."

Petersburg finishes the season 20-3.

In the Mix 6 state volleyball tournament Point Hope took down Gustavus in five sets. Giving the Harpooners their first state title since 2010.

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