Athletes from Lakes High School are gearing up for state competition in three separate sports.
Lakes‚Äô boy‚Äôs basketball team finished second in the league with a 13-3 league record and a 15-5 finish overall. They will compete in a sub-district tournament this Friday, Feb. 20 at 5:30 p.m. vs. Mt. Rainier High School at Foster High School.
The boy‚Äôs wrestling team is sending three wrestlers to state‚ÄîJustus Strong-Rico, the regional champion; Josiah Rayls, the second place regional participant; and Kenny Griggs, the fourth place regional participant. These athletes will compete Friday, Feb. 20 and Saturday, Feb. 21 in the Mat Classic at the Tacoma Dome.
The Lakes boy‚Äôs swimming team is sending four swimmers to state competition. Tom Edgecomb was the district champion in the 200IM. Edgecomb was also a finalist in the 100 free, placing fifth. Matt Archer qualified for state in the 200 free, finishing third in the district. Ryan Carney qualified for state in both the 50 free and 100 butterfly. These three swimmers, along with Dylan Heussman, will be swimming the 200 free relay and the 400 relay at state.
For more information, visit Lakes High School‚Äôs Web site, www.cloverpark.k12.wa.us/lakes.