IL Teams of the Week (Weeks of Nov. 26 & Dec. 3, 2018)


East Bears Wrestling, Southeast Knights Boys Basketball

The East Bears Wrestling team competed at the Oak Park JV Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 24.  A total of five Bear Wrestlers competed and four were able to medal.  At 120 pounds, Ku Lweh Say (senior) went undefeated with two 1st-period wins by fall to medal Gold.  At 152 pounds, Daniel Tapusoa (freshmen) also went undefeated with three 1st-period wins by fall to medal Gold.  At 170 pounds, Alex Villa (junior) also went undefeated, including a thrilling win by fall in overtime.  At 182 pounds, LaDavion West (freshman) went 2-1, including two wins by fall.  170 pounder Steven Cortes (freshman) wrestled very hard all day and was able to place 4th in a pool of five and got his first win of the year 9-7.  The team also competed at the annual Lone Jack Kickoff Classic Tournament at Lone Jack High School on Dec. 1. Ku Lweh Say placed 2nd at 120 pounds, Jasson Pineda placed 3rd at 170 pounds, and Bella Hanke placed 2nd at 121 pounds in the Girl’s Division.  We are at Summit Christian Academy on Wednesday and Lone Jack again on Thursday, Dec. 6. (Photo provided by Zachary McCullough)

The Southeast Knights Boys Basketball team is 4-1 to start the year (1-0 in IL), including wins over Lincoln Prep, Norman (OK), and Truman while finishing 3rd place at the William Chrisman Tournament. (Photo by Renee Smith)