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Haysville teen who drowned at Wellington Lake identified

Haysville teen who drowned at Wellington Lake identified

Travis Webb, 14, of Haysville was a threesport athlete at Clearwater Middle School who had graduated this month.

Chuck Reitberger, track coach at the school, said Webb was a dependable young man. was very wellliked by his peers, Reitberger said Tuesday. an absolute tragedy here. He was a good kid; I could always count on him.

Webb body was found Tuesday morning in a southeast corner of the lake known as Catfish Cove. His family said he was an inexperienced swimmer, according to a news release from the Wellington Police Department.

Reports from the search crew indicated the water was 8 to 10 feet deep in the area where he was found, Heath said.

Many of Webb friends tweeted throughout the night, saying they hoped he would be found alive and that they could not sleep until they knew what had happened.

could not believe what I was hearing Monday night, Webb friend Kayti Joyce told The Eagle on Facebook. is way too good of a person to be taken from us at such a young age.

spent the day crying and not knowing what to do with myself. Looking around at the pictures of us on my walls, I still can believe I won be seeing him again. of Webb wore pink on Tuesday to remember him. They said Webb who played football, basketball and track and was a member of the band in middle school would frequently wear pink in memory of his mother, who died of breast cancer.