Foss’ Micah Pollard (3) blocks a shot by Franklin Pierce’s Jalen Barbee. Franklin Pierce High School played Foss High School in a basketball game at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma, Wash., on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.
Foss’ Micah Pollard (3) blocks a shot by Franklin Pierce’s Jalen Barbee. Franklin Pierce High School played Foss High School in a basketball game at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma, Wash., on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com
Foss’ Micah Pollard (3) blocks a shot by Franklin Pierce’s Jalen Barbee. Franklin Pierce High School played Foss High School in a basketball game at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma, Wash., on Friday, Jan. 4, 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.