Lake Washington boys basketball coach Barry Johnson has been placed on a leave of absence, according to Kathryn Reith, the Director of Communications for the Lake Washington School District.
No information is currently available as to why or for how long Johnson will be on leave. Assistant Brian Lund has taken over coaching duties for the Kangaroos (7-3).
When reached by phone this afternoon, Lake Washington athletic director George Crowder said he couldn’t comment on the situation.
The Kangaroos play at seventh-ranked Bellevue at 8 p.m. Friday.