Spring Preview: 2019 Girls Tracks


Marissa Werner

Girls Spring Track Preview.

Head Coach: Brandon Turner

Assistant coaches: Kyle Richard, Brian Pellechia,  Kayla Charles

Last year’s record: 6 – 0, league champions and finished 2nd in The District One Championships and 3rd in the PIAA State Championships

Key losses: Ariana Gardizy (University of Pennsylvania), Nicole Noel, Olivia Dyer (Bucknell), Amelia Eshragi (Penn State)

Key returners: Senior Natalie Kwortnik (Jumps & Sprints), senior Alayna Faison (100 -200 – 400), senior Jenna Webb (800), junior Anais Williams (sprints hurdles & triple Jump), senior Sophia Broadhurst (100, 200, 400), junior Rachel Ahlmark (800 & mile), sophomore Megan Gambogi (200-400-800), junior Sierra Gee (400 LJ TJ 300H), senior Kelly Gilmore (throws), junior Emily Duff (throw and jumps)

Others to watch for: Junior Aahliyah Allen (sprints and jumps), sophomore Anahita Eshragi (400 & 800), sophomore Jaime Diedel (1600 – 3200), Dominque Bethel (Shot Put & Discus), Sierra Heisey (400), Ishana Asinor (PV), junior Valerie McGriff  (Throws)

Strengths: Sprints and Hurdles

Weaknesses: Injuries and youth in throws & distance events

Overall outlook: “We are coming off a good indoor season and have a pretty talented team. The team has a lot of experience but can improve a great deal as well. This is a team that should be able to compete for another league championship at the very least. If we can get healthy and stay focused I think we should have a successful season,” Coach Turner said.