CLASSY WARRIOR—Claire Moats, a senior honors student at Westlake High, is a captain and midfielder for the girls’ lacrosse team. Moats, who also plays basketball for the Warriors, will play lacrosse at UC Davis. Photos by RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers
Claire Moats doesn’t have to be here.
It’s cold, dark and getting late. Donning a black hoodie, Moats is happy to attend practice—even under bittersweet circumstances.
Moats, a senior midfielder for the Westlake High girls’ lacrosse tea...