Lancaster High’s finest athletes recognized

by Jackie Nunnery

Varsity boys basketball team members from left are Antavion Thomas, Gerrion Owens, Darius Smith, Tyson Henderson, Branndonn Wade, Jayden Moody and Troy Henderson. Also on the team are Damont Maiden, Calvin Redmond, Kelvin Davis, Lamar Mattocks, Jeremy Smith, Xavier Gaddy, Eli Pittman and X’Zaveion Owens. Photo by Jackie Nunnery
Indoor track team members from left are Chyra Boyd, Lizzy Woolard, Ayla Saunders, Allison Foulkes and Hailey Smith. Also on the team are Ainsley Mumford, Troy Cox, Michael Foulkes, Jeremia Laws, Matthew Kane, Trajan Waddy, Carter McGee and Jameson Scott. Photo by Jackie Nunnery

During the Monday, April 11, Lancaster school board meeting, high school principal Tara Booth recognized several athletes who qualified for state competitions this year.

Board member Cindy Clarke congratulated them on their hard work, noting “It’s not just running the track, it’s keeping your school work done and keeping your social life together and that takes a lot. I appreciate the kids who represent Lancaster in an awesome way.”

Booth recognized members of the varsity boys basketball team and indoor track team present, as well as wrestling team members Brendan Walker, DJ Zeiler, Austin O’Bier, Tate Wilmore, Zack Rhodes, Destin Henderson, Andrew Fulmer and Alex Posey; and swim team members Morgan VerMeer and Ella Posey.