Athlete of the week: Lake Price


Senior Lake Price (right) wrestles a competitor.

Senior Lake Price is a wrestler for the Northwest wrestling team.

What’s your favorite thing about wrestling?

“The feeling of winning on the mat and knowing it was done by you and no one else,” Price said.

When did you start playing the sport?

“I started in eighth grade,” Price said.

Were you good at the sport when you first started?

“I wasn’t bad but had a long way to go leading to where I am today,” Price said.

Do you have any post-game rituals?

“Relaxing and being stress free,” Price said.

How does your team get ready for a big game?

“(The team) practices up until the match and making sure everybody is ready to match the intensity of the other team,” Price said.

How has the sport changed over the years?

“I feel like every year the sport becomes more mainstream and brought into the spotlight,” Price said.

Do you still enjoy the sport years after you started?

“Yes, the sport positively effects me physically and I always have fun with teammates,” Price said.

How do you manage school and a varsity sport?

“It’s never really been to big of a problem really just knowing when it’s time to buckle down when it comes to school work,” Price said.