On this week’s edition of Prep Sports Weekly for Monday, March 14, 2022 we talk wrestling, basketball and baseball. First up, it’s our KRKO Russell & Hill Male Student Athlete of the Month for February 2022, Edmonds-Woodway wrestler Alex Rapelje and his coach Brian Alfi (Alex won his second state championship at this year’s Mat Classic). Then it’s our KRKO Russell & Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month, Marysville Pilchuck wrestler Alivia White and her coach (and mom) Andie White (Alivia also won her second state title at Mat Classic). We talk community college championship basketball with the Executive Director of the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Marco Azurdia; their 16 team tournament starts this weekend at Everett Community College. Finally, the head baseball coach at Marysville Getchell High School Gabe Rochon with a spring preview of the Chargers.
Tom Lafferty is the Sports Director at KRKO/KKXA Radio. He is a member of the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame; the Snohomish High School Hall of Fame; the recipient of the Dave Duvall Award from the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association District One and the Joe Martin Award for Service to baseball's Northwest League. Tom Lafferty & Steve Willits are co-hosts of Prep Sports Weekly, Mondays at 7 pm on KRKO.