Gymnast Maria Volk placed 9th on vault and floor and 9th all around at the 4A District II meet. She will be competing on vault and floor at state. Other BHS student-athletes will be competing at state championships as well in swimming and wrestling.
BHS athletes compete at state championships
A number of Ballard gymnasts competed Saturday at the District competition at Sammamish High School and three gymnasts will be moving on to the state meet at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall on Friday night.
At the 4A District II meet Senior Maria Volk placed 10th on vault and floor and 9th all around. She will be competing on vault and floor at state.
Freshman sisters Laila and Lauren Lee also qualified for the state meet. Lauren placed 8th on bars and beam and 10th all around. She will be competing on vault, bars and beam. Laila will be competing on bars and beam.
Six Ballard High School student athletes competed in two individual races and two medleys at the SeaKing 4A District swim meet at University of Washington pool over the weekend.
Senior Caleb Jaeger took 6th in the 100 butterfly race. Caleb will compete in the 100 butterfly and 100 breast stroke at State this weekend. In addition Ballard’s 200 free relay team will compete which includes Kyle Garrity, John Hall, Caleb Jaeger, Andrew Stevens, Philip Anderson, Alec Barrett-Wilsdon, Duncan Fowler, and Josh Pehrson!
Two Ballard High School student athletes competed in 4A Regional Boys Wrestling at Rogers High School in Puyallup on Saturday.
Both saw success at the meet with senior Miles Smalls taking 5th place sending him to compete at state in the 182 pound weight class. Senior Matt Kelly took 6th and will compete as an alternate at state.
Kaila Lafferty competed for Ballard at the Region 1 Regional Girls Wrestling event in Bellingham Saturday. She ended up in 6th place at the meet.