Winter athletes progress into post-season

Mikey Kahoe, Michael McKee and Amanda Nelson, Sports Editor, Associate Editor and Editor-in-Chief

Several Revere athletes carried their winter seasons deep into the spring, winning championships and qualifying for state tournament play along the way.

These athletes include wrestlers Ethan Depp and Cooper Krauth, indoor track thrower Alanna Ramsey, the competition cheer team, the boy’s basketball team and several swimmers.

Sophomore Cooper Krauth and senior Ethan Depp competed at the state wrestling tournament in Columbus. Krauth described how it felt compete.

“It was very fun. I felt really lucky to be down there,” Krauth said

Depp commented on the intensity of the atmosphere and the experience of going to states.

“It was breathtaking. [It was] the best way to end senior year,” Depp said.

The Varsity basketball team won the Suburban League title and made it to the district finals. Junior Hunter Drenth commented on what this means for the team.

“To get to districts for the second time in a row, but this time without a Nance, proved to us and everyone else how good our team really is,” Drenth said.

Junior Alanna Ramsey progressed in the shot put event and placed eleventh overall in the state for indoor track. Ramsey commented on her performance.

“I hit my personal record [for the indoor season]. It felt really exhilarating and it gave me hope for the outdoor season.”

The competition cheer team placed eighth at the state competition in Columbus. Senior and captain Laney Harner discussed what she did to ensure success postseason.

“I try to enforce that we’re all there at practice, going through the same stuff. If we do what we’re supposed to do and work together then we can get the job done,” Harner said.

The women’s swim team sent two individual swimmers and a relay team to the district competition. Morris elaborated on the success of the team.

“It felt pretty good because we struggled with finding a coach. Knowing that we could accomplish that with such a rocky start validates all the work we put in,” Morris said.

The men’s swim team sent eight swimmers to the district competition. Junior Ryan Scott described the environment in the natatorium.

“It’s very intense when you get behind the block. It gets almost dead quiet in the natatorium before you go,” Scott said.