Battle High School's Ethan Wiedmier, Keesean Payne and DaleShawn Coleman sit in the locker room at halftime

From left, Battle High School's Ethan Wiedmier, Keesean Payne and DaleShawn Coleman sit in the locker room at halftime at the game against Fort Osage on Saturday, November 24, 2018 in Independence. This is the fourth time the Spartans made it to state semifinals in five years.

  • Antranik Tavitian is a first-year photojournalism graduate student at the University of Missouri. He is a first-gen Armenian-American born in Los Angeles. His work focuses on the intersection of social issues, ethnicity, and identity.