White River senior played in national rugby camp

For the second year in a row White River High School senior Hannah Lewandowski participated in the USA Rugby National Stars and Stripes camp.

White River senior Hannah Lewandowski holds onto the ball during a game in the West Regional All-Star Tournament for the Washington Loggers this year against Oregon.

For the second year in a row White River High School senior Hannah Lewandowski participated in the USA Rugby National Stars and Stripes camp.

The camp held in Greeley, Colo. featured the top male and female high school players from across the country.

On Wednesday, July 16, the camp came to an end with final matches where the Stars and Stripes teams faced off against each other.

Lewandowski played for the Stars team. The Stars scored first in the 12th minute of the match.

Its lead didn’t last long, the Stripes scored three minutes later.

At the end of the first half, the Stripes held a 10-5 lead over the Stars.

Within seven minutes of the second half, the Stripes increased its lead to 22-5.

The Stars scored one last time but it wasn’t enough to win. The Stripes won the match 27-10.

Lewandowski plays for the Rainier Plateau Junior Rugby Club and is club captain.

She played for the Washington Loggers in the West Regional All-Star Tournament.

The Loggers ended the tournament in second place.

Entering her senior year, Lewandowski will look to help the club win its first ever state championship.

The club finished as runners up in this year’s championship.

After graduating high school, Lewandowski looks to continue rugby and wrestling.

Rainier Plateau Junior Rugby Club

With a number of players graduated, the club is currently looking to recruit new players for next season.

The off season championship finished Sunday, July 27.

Starting in late September and running through October, the club will hold rugby sessions to get new players interested.

Informational meetings will start in December followed by the beginning of the season starting in January.

More in Sports

Winter season in full swing at Enumclaw High

The Hornets have participated in a pair of four-team gymnastics meets so far. They will compete again Wednesday hosting Federal Way, Kennedy Catholic and Mount Rainier at PEAK Gymnastics in Enumclaw.

White River wrestlers top foes

The White River High gymnasium was the place to be Dec. 6, as some of the state’s top wrestling teams – and a handful of highly-ranked individuals – gathered for a night of competition.

Panther pair sign with college programs

A pair of Bonney Lake High School seniors formalized their athletic futures during a Nov. 22 signing ceremony at the school.

Spartan gymnasts, wrestlers boast seasoned talent

Boasting a roster rich in experience, coach Kathryn Shimer is expecting good things from her Sumner High gymnasts.

Spartans: More victories in the works

Last year’s Sumner High girls basketball team didn’t experience the thrill of victory all that often, winning just five of 20 games, but a flock of returning players should help turn the tide.

White River athletes steaming into winter season

Things are looking good again this season for the tough, talented and battle-tested White River boys wrestling program.

Hornets take all-sport title

Thanks to a pair of team titles, Enumclaw High School was named the fall all-sport champion of the South Puget Sound League’s Olympic Division.

WR: Girls still loaded with talent, boys replacing key players

The White River Hornet girls team never seem to need an overhaul, just some annual tinkering with quality, familiar parts.

Panther rosters are packed with plenty of experience

Familiar faces are back on the mat, looking to continue Bonney Lake’s near-decade tradition of wrestling excellence.

Most Read