Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 21: London Houston

FWHS junior becomes two-time girls wrestling state champion, eclipses 100-win mark.

Federal Way High School junior London Houston, wrestling, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 21.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: American government.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Wrestling.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Mom – Heide Adams.

Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:

A: “Take it one match at a time, you can’t overlook anybody.”

Q: Describe your pre-match ritual and your favorite post-match meal?

A: Pre – I listen to “Hot Shower” by Chance the Rapper. After weigh-in, I eat a BLT from Subway.

Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

A: “Juke Jam” by Chance the Rapper.

From the sideline: Federal Way High School junior London Houston is the ultimate competitor. She is 34-1 this season and recently eclipsed the 100-win mark. London has 90 pins with 104 wins. Although, her greatest feat may not be on the wrestling mat. She is taking a full load of rigorous college classes at Highline College. London became a two-time girls wrestling state champion at the WIAA Mat Classic XXXII State Wrestling Tournament last weekend at the Tacoma Dome. Last year, London was the 125-pound state champion, and this year she took home the 130-pound title.

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