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Maryland Class 2A State Champions


The Poolesville High School Athletic 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 Athletic Booster Club, much of the team equipment and facilities improvements could not be done.

Some recent improvements to the athletic facilities include:

  • Upgrades to the baseball and softball fields including new batting cages and bleachers
  • Ongoing seasonal turf maintenance of the stadium playing surface and practice fields
  • Purchase of a state-of-the-art scorers table with electronic scoreboard for the gymnasium
  • Purchase of a new zero-turn riding mower for the stadium
  • Backstop netting for use during field hockey, soccer and lacrosse matches
  • Long jump pit, discus, and shot put pad for track and field

Falcons in the News

Girls’ basketball notebook: Poolesville, Eleanor Roosevelt, Edison take different paths to success
March 13, 2018

Fred Swick’s 18th season as head coach of the Poolesville girls’ basketball season ended with his 370th win. When the Falcons beat Queen Anne’s 63-23 on Saturday to capture the Maryland 2A title and complete a perfect 27-0 season, they did it with Swick’s signature style: smart, simple basketball executed perfectly. … read more

Poolesville finishes undefeated season with Maryland 2A girls’ state championship
March 10, 2018

After the last game of a storybook season, the starting five of the only undefeated team in the D.C. area sat down in the media room adjacent to Towson University’s SECU arena. The Falcons had just beaten Queen Anne’s, 63-23, finishing a perfect 27-0 season with a Maryland 2A championship, the first title in program history … read more

Poolesville’s perfect season continues with state semifinal win over Gwynn Park
March 9, 2018

Poolesville center Erin Green caught the ball just inside the foul line, her back to the basket. Gwynn Park had been playing aggressive defense in the paint all afternoon in the 2A girls’ semifinal and Green’s defender pressed up against her.

Without even a glance over her shoulder, the senior spun around and whipped a pass to the left block. Teammate Alli Haddaway had made a backdoor cut, and the timing was perfect. She met the ball at the spot and scored … read more

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Hobbs, Lee propel Falcon girls to state basketball semis 
March 3, 2018

Seniors Julia Hobbs (6 FGs, 4/7 from the line, 16 points), and Kelliann Lee (5 FGs, 1 3pt FG, 2/4 from the line, 15 points) led the way for PHS in a 53-38 win over visiting Oakdale in the Class 2A West region final. Junior Alli Haddaway added 11 points for Falcons (25-0) who move on to their first trip to the state championship semifinal on Friday, March 9 at 3:00pm at Towson University’s SECU Arena against the 2A North champion, Gwynn Park (20-4), who beat Forest Park 62-48.

Falcons earn a pair of state titles
February 24, 2018

Both the boys and girls swimming and diving teams came out on top at today’s Maryland Class 3A/2A/1A State Championships at the University of Maryland. This is the seventh consecutive state title for the boys and number five for coach Jon Leong’s Falcons.

PHS won eight individual and relay titles including the boys 200 yard medley relay (Roger Yerger, Kevin Song, Jisu Kim, David Umansky), girls 200 yard medley relay (Moshelle Borjigin, Helena Narisu, Katarina Lechner, Julia Wang), Moshelle Borjigin (200 yard and 500 yard freestyle), Kenny Song (500 yard freestyle), boys 200 yard freestyle relay (Kevin Song, Kenny Song, Jisu Kim, David Umansky), girls 200 yard freestyle relay (Rachel Ryan, Autumn Wang, Helen Matia, Miranda Liu), and the girls 400 yard freestyle relay (Moshelle Borjigin, Julia Wang, Katarina Lechner, Rachel Ryan).

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