Pottsgrove Seniors Signed for Selected Colleges, Teams

LOWER POTTSGROVE PA – Seven Pottsgrove High School seniors made their college decisions official with letter of intent signings announced Monday (Nov. 23, 2020) by Pottsgrove School District Director of Athletics Steve Anspach:

Cooper Fiore

Cooper Fiore
Pottsgrove Senior Cooper Fiore, pictured with father Ernesto and mother Stacey will continue his academic and athletic career at Misericordia University

Name: Cooper Fiore
High school and graduation year: Pottsgrove High School 2021
College selection: Misericordia University
Sport: Baseball
Position: Catcher
Past athletic achievements and accolades: Second team All-Frontier catcher sophomore year, All-area honorable mention
Anticipated college major: Business
Parents/guardians: Ernesto and Stacey Fiore

Steven Rinda

Steven Rinda
Pottsgrove Senior Steven Rinda, pictured with mother Rebeca, father Steven, and brother Gabriel, will continue his academic and athletic career at Misericordia University

Name: Steven Rinda
High school and graduation year: Pottsgrove High School 2021
College selection: Misericordia University
Sport: Baseball
Position: Pitcher
Academic and community service: DECA, National Honor Society
Anticipated college major: Mathematics
Parents/guardians: Steve Rinda and Rebecca Speer

Riley Simon

Riley Simon
Pottsgrove Senior Riley Simon, pictured with mother Lisa, father Chris, and brother Cooper, will her academic and athletic career at Lebanon Valley College

Name: Riley Simon
High school and graduation year: Pottsgrove High School 2021
College selection: Lebanon Valley College
Sport: Basketball
Position: Point Guard
Past athletic achievements and accolades: Freshman Year Field Hockey- All Area Honorable Mention, PAC Frontier Division Second Team. Sophomore Year Field Hockey- All Area Honorable Mention, PAC Frontier Division First Team. Junior Year Field Hockey- All Area Honorable Mention, PAC Frontier Division First Team, PAC Citizenship Athlete Award. Senior Year Field Hockey- Captain. Freshman Year Basketball- All Area Second Team, PAC Frontier Division First Team, Captain. Sophomore Year Basketball- All Area Second Team, PAC Frontier Division First Team, Captain. Junior Year Basketball- All Area Honorable Mention, PAC Frontier Division First Team, Captain. Sophomore Year Lacrosse- Mercury All Area Student Athlete 2018
Academic and community service: Distinguished Honors (all 4 years), National Honor Society (President), God’s Kitchen Food Pantry
Anticipated college major: Second Education Mathematics
Parents/guardians: Chris and Lisa Simon

Avery Spencer

Avery Spencer
Pottsgrove Senior Avery Spencer, pictured with mother Sharon and father Barry, will continue his academic and athletic career at Radford University

Name: Avery Spencer
High school and graduation year: Pottsgrove High School 2021
College selection: Radford University
Sport: Baseball
Position: Short stop
Anticipated college major: Criminal Justice
Parents/guardians: Sharon and Barry Spencer

Hailey Strain

Hailey Strain
Pottsgrove Senior Hailey Strain, pictured with father Kevin and mother Mandy, will continue her academic and athletic career at Methodist University

Name: Hailey Strain
High school and graduation year: Pottsgrove High School, 2021
College selection: Methodist University
Sport: Soccer and Track
Position: Soccer -Outside back, outside midfield, forward; Track- 4×1, 300m hurdle, 200m
Past athletic achievements and accolades: Soccer- 2nd team All Area -9th and 10th, 1st team All Area 11th Track- 2nd team All Area 9th, 10th
Anticipated college major: Nursing
Parents/guardians: Mandy Strain and Kevin Strain

Justin Wescoat

Justin Westcoat
Pottsgrove Senior Justin Wescoat, pictured with mother Shannon and father Scott, will continue his academic and athletic career at the University of Hartford

Name: Justin Wescoat
High school and graduation year: Pottsgrove High School 2021
College selection: University of Hartford
Sport: Lacrosse
Position: Midfielder
Past athletic achievements and accolades: 3 year Varsity starter, Team Captain
Academic and community service: DECA and Key Club
Anticipated college major: Business
Parents/guardians: Scott and Shannon Wescoat

Alexis Zook

Alexis Zook
Pottsgrove Senior Alexis Zook, pictured with mother Teresa and father Tony, will continue her academic and athletic career at Grove City College.

Name: Alexis Zook
High school and graduation year: Pottsgrove High School 2021
College selection: Grove City College
Sport: Soccer
Position: Midfield
Past athletic achievements and accolades: 2nd Team All-Frontier Division and two time 1st Team All-Frontier Division
Academic and community service: National Honor Society and Spark the Wave
Anticipated college major: Chemistry
Parents/guardians: Tony and Teresa Zook

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