The Poolesville High School Booster Club is an organization whose primary mission is to raise money to support and supplement the athletic program at PHS. Our student-athletes have responded by representing their school in an extraordinary manner — with class, sportsmanship, and effort.
As the county school budget continues to tighten, the athletic department is left more and more to fend for itself. Without the continuing support of the Booster Club, much of the team equipment and facilities improvements could not be done … read more
Booster Club Meeting Schedule
Mark your calendar for the next Booster Club quarterly meeting. All virtual meetings will be held via ZOOM, using one of the following methods. Phone One-Tap: +13017158592,,86872437681# or +16465588656,,86872437681# or by telephone at 301-715-8592 or 646-558-8656 using the meeting ID 899 7967 5507 and passcode 580243.
- June 7, 2023, 7:00 pm (PHS Media Center)
Falcons in the News
Falcon netters repeat as state champions
May 27, 2023
The holiday weekend started out with the PHS tennis team capturing the Maryland Class 2A State Championship at Baker Park in Frederick on Saturday morning. The Falcons amassed 57 total points (outdistancing runner-up Eastern Tech by over 25 points) enroute to their second consecutive team title. The Falcons additionally came away with three individual titles and one runner-up.
Boys Singles – After trailing for the first time in the tournament at 1-2, Andy Wu rolled off the next 11 games to win the boys title 6-2, 6-0. Andy won 72 of the 75 games he played throughout the regional and state tournaments. Wow!
Girls Doubles – Suzy Xu and Kyra McGlinchey put on a dazzling display of tennis as they cruised to a convincing 6-0, 6-1 straight set win. For Suzy it was her second consecutive girls’ doubles state title.
Mixed Doubles – Jae Yi and Nikhita Karthikesan battled throughout their match but came up short against a strong team from North Caroline, 4-6, 0-6. The two senior Falcons collected silver medals for being the state finalists.
Boys Doubles – After falling behind, 1-4 and 3-5 in the first set Carson Smith and Jeeva Padmanabhan won 4 straight games to take set one 7-5. In set two, the boys trailed 2-3 before again stringing together 4 straight games to win the second set 6-3 and the championship. The straight set win provided the Falcons with their third individual title of the day.
Also – a big shout out to Coach Kramek, Coach Foster and Coach Smith for leading the strong PHS support section. Please congratulate any members of the PHS Tennis Team for their successful season.
Boys/Girls state tennis championship update
May 25, 2023
Day One matches of the Maryland Class 2A State Championships are in the books. In Boys Singles: Andy Wu won his state quarterfinal and state semi-final matches in straight sets. In Boys Doubles, Jeeva Padmanabhan and Carson Smith won their quarterfinal match in straight sets, then came back from a set down to win their semifinal match in a third set tiebreaker.
In Girls Doubles, Suzy Xu and Kyra McGlinchey won their state quarterfinal and state semi-final matches in straights sets, while in Mixed Doubles, Jae Yi and Nikhita Karthikesan won their quarterfinal match in straights sets, then won their semifinal match in a third set tiebreaker to make it four PHS teams advancing to Saturday’s State Championship matches.
All-County/All-Division lacrosse teams announced; Orns named Coach of the Year
May 22, 2023
All-County boys lacrosse picks were Jack Feys (first team), Lukas Bocek, (second team), and Stu Orns (Coach of the Year). First-team All-Division selections were Jack Feys, Jacob Jenkins, Jack Roe, and Lukas Bocek. Second-team All-Division went to Mason Hopkins, Mason Hillegas, and Sean Radimer.
For the girls, Phoebe Snelson was a first-team pick, while Kate Decany, Laynie Sofelkanic, and Gabi Tuwiner were named to the second-team, and Cienna Stowers, Kristin Lang, and Jenna Rothenberg were honorable mentions.
Spring sports regional roundup
May 19, 2023
Maryland Class 2A West regional competition wrapped up today with senior Anna Bodmer taking the top spot in the 3200-meter run with a time of 11:25.32. Both boys and girls tennis teams repeated as region champions that included four individual champions: Andy Wu (Boys Singles), Carson Smith and Jeeva Padmanabhan (Boys Doubles), Suzy Xu (Girls Doubles), and Nikita Karthikesa and JaeYi (Mixed Doubles).
In other regional action, Baseball dropped an 8-0 decision to Glenelg while Boys Lacrosse fell to Oakdale 12-9 in the region finals and Softball and Girls Lacrosse ended their seasons in the semifinal round with losses to Walkersville and Oakdale respectively.
Baseball All-division baseball honors announced
May 18, 2023
Four members from the Falcon baseball team earned MCPS all-division honors including Luke Pearre and Parker Pearre (first team), along with Van Rosenbaum and Andrew Brill (second team).
Senior Signing Day 2023
May 17, 2023
17 senior Falcon student-athletes signed Letters of Intent for the upcoming 2023-2024 season including Anna Bodmer (Cross Country and Track and Field), Salisbury University, Ella Franklin (Basketball, SUNY Plattsburgh), Ashton Gaddis (Football, McDaniel College), Ava Lee (Diving, University of Binghamton), Anna Li (Swimming, Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Aaron Longbrake (Cross Country and Track and Field, Connecticut College), Nicholas Lowell (Swimming, Franklin and Marshall College), Charlie Matia (Swimming, Oberlin College), Peri Nelson (Cross Country and Track and Field, Salisbury University), Luke Pappano (Football and Track and Field, Catholic University), Declan O’Brien (Track and Field, Catholic University), Maggie Rose Rook (Swimming, Case Western Reserve University), Stefan Rich, (Football, Alvernia University), Van Rosenbaum (Baseball, Montgomery College), Evan Taylor (Football, McDaniel College), Stephanie Windall (Soccer, Montgomery College), and Suzy Xu (Tennis, Wellesley College)