Here are the Russell & Hill Student Athletes of the month for January 2018. Mason Phillips is a two-time defending state champion, and two-time defending national Greco-Roman wrestler from Stanwood High School. He will be trying for a three-peat at this month’s Mat Classic at the Tacoma Dome. Mason will continue his wrestling career at The University of North Carolina in the fall.
Lindsey Bates is a member of the Cascade High School Cheer Squad; they won the state championship at last month’s WIAA event at Battle Ground HS in the Class 4A Co-Ed division. Lindsey is also hoping to continue her cheerleading at the collegiate level. Congratulations Lindsey and Mason!
In consultation with area athletic directors and coaches, the Russell & Hill Student Athletes of the Month are selected by FOX Sports 1380 & FM 95.3 Prep Sports Weekly hosts Tom Lafferty & Steve Willits.