Rainier Beach High School’s Nathaniel Kalepo will play at the University of Washington next year. Photographed at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, Wash., on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.
Rainier Beach High School’s Nathaniel Kalepo will play at the University of Washington next year. Photographed at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, Wash., on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com
Rainier Beach High School’s Nathaniel Kalepo will play at the University of Washington next year. Photographed at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, Wash., on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com

Lauren Smith has been a high school sports reporter at The News Tribune and The Olympian since 2015. She also assists with coverage of professional and college sports. She is a graduate of the University of Washington and Emerald Ridge High School.