DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

February 14, 2013

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK


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Morgan Sansing

Freshman

Indoor track

Morgan was able to run competitively and score in both the 3000m and 1500m events. She was ranked third in the 3000 and set a personal record, placing third. She was ranked ninth in the 1500m, but placed sixth, only 3 seconds off her best time.

Chris Poggi

Senior

Indoor Track

Chris Poggi helped the Astros to a back-to-back state title for the first time in program history. He won the 1000m race and also ran well on relay teams to help the Astros pull off the win in the final race, the 4x200m relay.

LONDONDERRY HIGH SCHOOL

Josh Leahy

Senior

Indoor track

At the Division 1 Championship, Josh Leahy ran a 2:04 to lead the 4x800m relay to a division title. He followed that up with a fourth-place finish in the 1000m run in 2:41.8.

Amanda Szymanski

Senior

Indoor track

At the Division I Championship Meet, Amanda Szymanski ran the anchor leg on the state championship 4x800, anchor leg on the runner-up 4x400, which set a school record, was runner-up in the 600m and set a school record. She was one of our “go to” athletes in an outstanding season capped by these three outstanding individual performances.