Pottsgrove Winter Track
February 4, 2020
Pottsgrove’s 2019-2020 winter track season has just come to an end. This season, they competed in 5 meets. Including 2 shirk invitationals. This year Pottsgrove had 43 athletes on the team. The Falcons top runners this season were Freshmen Demetrius Carter, Senior Simon Keen, Junior Janiya Jones, and Sophomore Kayla Craig.
This season Demetrius Carter recorded three 6th place finishes and one 2nd place finish in the 55 meter dash. He also recorded two 6th place finishes in the 200 meters. Simon Keen earned first place in the 400 meters at the Kutztown Maroon & Gold Invitational and then again at Shirk Invitational #1. Janiya Jones had a strong season with two 2nd place finishes, one 3rd place, and a 7th place finish in the 55 meter dash. She also had a 2nd and 4th place finish in the 200 meters. Kayla Craig received 2nd, 4th, and 5th throughout the season in 55 meter hurdles.
For boys shot put, Ahmed Moussa earned 2nd, 3rd, 6th, and 7th. His season long throw was 42 feet 3 inches. Ethan McHugh placed well throughout the season in shot put and Javelin. He placed top 4 in shot put twice and 3rd in javelin. “I thought we had some great runners this year.” Coach Sheehan said. “It was a very short and tough season. We practiced outside in the cold almost everyday. In the end, it turned out to be a very fun season.”