Battle Ground’s Kaden Perry (2) works against Curtis’ Jared Franklin (3). Curtis played Battle Ground in a basketball game at Curtis High School in Tacoma, Wash., on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.
Battle Ground’s Kaden Perry (2) works against Curtis’ Jared Franklin (3). Curtis played Battle Ground in a basketball game at Curtis High School in Tacoma, Wash., on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com
Battle Ground’s Kaden Perry (2) works against Curtis’ Jared Franklin (3). Curtis played Battle Ground in a basketball game at Curtis High School in Tacoma, Wash., on Thursday, Feb. 7, 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.