High School Sports

The Star’s high school athletes of the week (Feb. 11)

Landon Cairer of Oak Grove High School
Landon Cairer of Oak Grove High School

Landon Cairer

SCHOOL: Oak Grove

YEAR: Senior

SPORT: Wrestling

In the Panthers’ wrestling program that has won 16 state championships, Cairer stands as the all-time pins leader. He broke the school record last week and has 104 for his career. He followed that by winning the 170-pound weight division in the Panther Classic last weekend.

| Sam McDowell, smcdowell@kcstar.com

Kacey Kennett

SCHOOL: Olathe South

YEAR: Senior

SPORT: Basketball

Kennett, a 6-foot senior captain and Fort Hays State signee, scored a game-high 33 points in the Falcons’ 65-50 victory against Leavenworth last Friday. It was the Falcons’ third victory of the season over Leavenworth and second in a week against the Pioneers, the Kansas Class 5A defending state champions.

Kathleen Gier, kgier@kcstar.com