Wesley Meyer (photo) is a senior on the Lakota East boys’ volleyball squad. Overall, Meyer has played a big role on his team, which is 11-3 overall and 4-0 within the Greater Miami Conference. This past Tuesday, Meyer totaled 30 kills in a 29-27, 25-16, 25-18, 25-16 win against Fairfield. Last spring, Meyer was named to the All-GMC First Team.
Drew Souders is a junior on the Lakota East boys’ tennis team. Souders has helped the Thunderhawks get off to a strong start. Through Friday, April 15, Lakota East has an 8-1 overall record and a 7-1 mark within the GMC. So far this season, Souders is 1-0 at No. 2 singles and 3-1 at No. 3 singles. This is his first year on the varsity team.
Nathan Haynes is a junior member of the Lakota West track team. Last week, he finished second in the 800-meter run at the 31-team Cincinnati Coaches Classic. Haynes also finished first in the 800-meter run at this Thursday’s Mt. Healthy Owls Classic. Furthermore, Haynes was on the 3200-meter relay team, which finished second at the Coaches Classic.
Ashley Sharp is a freshman pitcher on the Lakota West softball team. Last week, Sharp filled in for the injured Alex Caudill as the team’s starting pitcher. Sharp responded by winning three straight games – 4-3 win at Oak Hills on April 5, 11-1 win vs. Hamilton on April 6, and a 8-1 win vs. Princeton April 8. During that span, Sharp struck out 31 batters in 18 innings.