High school athletes of the week: Justin Wu, Tomas Elder and Boo Lewallen

Both swimmers broke four meet records Saturday at the Casady-McGuinness Invitational, while Lewallen won the 120-pound weight division at the Jay Hancock Memorial Tournament on Saturday.
by Ed Godfrey Published: January 23, 2013
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Athletes of the week

Swimming

Justin Wu and Tomas Elder, Norman North

Both swimmers broke four meet records Saturday at the Casady-McGuinness Invitational.

Both were part of the 200 medley relay and the 400 freestyle relay that set records. Elder also broke the meet records for the 50 and 100 freestyle. Wu set the 200 freestyle meet record and broke his own record in the 100 backstroke that he set at the meet last year.

Wrestling

Boo Lewallen, Yukon

The sophomore won the 120-pound weight division at the Jay Hancock Memorial Tournament on Saturday, scoring a major decision over his opponent in the finals, and is 19-1 on the season.

A state runner-up last year as a freshman, Lewallen this season has twice been name the Outstanding Wrestler of a Tournament, at the Lone Star Duals in Texas and at the Perry Tournament of Champions.


by Ed Godfrey
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Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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