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2022 Boys and Girls Track and Field Preview: Emmaus HS

Head Coach: Kami Reinhard – 7 years coaching at Emmaus High School in XC, winter track, and Track. 5th year as Head Track and Field Boys and Girls Coach. Career record for track is only 3 seasons,: Girls 25-2 and Boys 21-6 (22-2 and 18-5 if you only count EPC League) Both teams were 7-1 last year (or 4-1 in EPC League)

Assistant Coaches:
Throws: Ashley Petre, Wolfgang Hochleitner
Jumps: Melece White, Rett Fisher, Kaitlyn Pezoldt
Distance: Kristen Susens, Katrina Durrwachter, Page Woodbury, Edann Brady
Pole Vault: Adrean Mangiardi, Kate Lynch
Hurdles: Mark Wiragh
Sprints: James Ritter, Kami Reinhard

Sport: Track and Field (B/G)

Team Name: Emmaus High School

League: EPC

2021 Record: 7-1 (EPC League only was 4-1)

Key Players Lost: “We lost an incredible number of 56 talented senior athletes who were part of the team for 4 years, too many names to mention. It was our largest Track & Field senior class on record, and both teams ended up 7-1 last season. We continue to follow many of them, as they continue to compete in Track & Field in their collegiate career!”

Key Returning Players:

Girls distance- Belle Lees (Sr), Hailey Reinhard (Jr), Madison Toretta (Sr), Sophia Kovalski (So), Addison Kleinle (So)
Sprints – Samantha Walkiewicz (So), Heather Augustin (Sr), Emily Buss (Sr)
Jumps – Summer Lorincz (Sr),Sheldyne Pierre (Jr), Aubrie Pavlacka (Sr)
Throws – Molly Lineberger (Sr) Catherine Sirignano (Jr), AnnMarie Mont (Jr)
Hurdles – Bethany Brown (Sr), Isabelle Russo (Jr), Hadlee Horvath (Jr), Hope Brzezinski (So)
Pole vault – Morgan Belisle (Sr), Georgia Yialamas (Sr)

Boys distance – Oscar Felegy (Jr), Matt Norton (Sr), Ethan Strzempek (Sr), Holden Brown (Sr), Dominic Nunez (Jr), Tyler Finck (So), Sam Dalton (Jr)
Sprints – Tyler Hargis (Sr), Didro Augustin (Sr), Nai Ri Lin (Sr), Zavier Urbaez (Sr), Ethan Ferris (Jr), Dylan Bassett (Sr)
Jumps – Evan Loro (Jr), Ben Price (So)
Throws – Hayden Schmidt (Sr), Angel Piccirillo (Sr)
Hurdles – Connor Tittermary (Jr), Gabriel Krem (Sr)
Pole Vault – Aj Hurlburt (Jr), Ryan Vary (Sr), Maxwell Kennedy (So)

Key Newcomers:

Girls distance Payton Campbell (Fr), Isabela Scarlata (Fr), Addison Johnson (Fr)
Sprints Abigail Burnett (Jr), Morgan Tandy (Fr), Elizabeth Burns (Fr), Ryleigh McNellis (So), Lauren Kushma (Fr)
Hurdles – Sara Treaster (Fr)
Pole Vault Malena Stetz (Fr)

Boys distance Conor Fisher (Fr), Jared Petre (Fr), Miles Cook (Fr), Richard Will (Fr)
Sprints Donovan McCargo (Jr), Blaise Verrastro (Jr), Tylik Jarvis (Jr), Chase Fotta (Jr), Sam Moratori (Sr)
Jumps Jasiyah Banks (So), Lucian Freeman (So), Kyle Moore (So)
Hurdles – Timothy Smith (Jr), Robert Sallash (Jr)
Throws – Deon Edwards(Jr), Sam Moratori (Sr), Tyriq Smith (So)
Pole Vault – Tyler Grabinski (Fr)

2022 Outlook:

Girls: “We have strengths throughout all event groups, but we have had a few injuries occur (most occurring outside of our Track & Field sport) of some high scoring athletes, which changes the overall outlook. We have boosted up our coaching staff from 8 to 14 coaches to increase training and support for our athletes to help with rebuilding in all event groups. Honestly, each meet will be a battle for us on the girls side, and they will need to really step up to perform. The key and #1 goal is to keep them healthy, both physically and mentally, throughout the entire season.”

Boys: “The boys team could turn some heads, if they remain healthy. We have some top scoring athletes who have surprised the coaching staff. We have been working hard on building our weaker event groups, but it is up to our athletes to put in the effort and work in order to convert it to positive results! We compete against all top performing teams in our league, so our teams will be able to see firsthand exactly what it takes to win, and what it takes to be a top individual contender in the District as well. Whatever the overall record ends up, it’s exciting to have so much talent and potential to work with not only this season, but for the future as well.”

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