State & District Bound Highclimbers

Several Shelton High School athletes are playing in the post season including State bound cross country runners and tennis players, and District bound swimmers.

Five Highclimbers are heading to the Class 3A State Cross Country Meet this weekend at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. Those from Shelton are freshman Aiden Gregg, sophomores Brock Knowles and Ethan Bursch, and juniors Will Johnson and John Gerchak. This will be Will Johnson’s third straight trip to the state.

The Shelton boys’ tennis doubles team of Jamin and Jonah Perry will be first alternate to state in the spring after placing seventh in the West Central District Tournament.

And there are four wild card Highclimber entries to the West Central District Girls’ Swim meet this weekend at Mt. Tahoma High School. Shelton’s Hannah Oliver will swim the 100 Breaststroke while three relays qualified. The ‘Climbers on those relay teams include Hannah Oliver, Hope Cassidy, Kira Greer, Desiah Dwyer, Angie Elguero-Mateo, Grace Toney, Emma Gordham, Carolyn Clarey, and Chelsea Thompson.