Athlete of the Week: Max Worobow & Luke Pottenger

Max is a senior and a team captain for the Varsity Wrestling Team. Last week, Max won the 152 lb Championship at the 24-team Hen Hud Sailor Tournament, despite being the 4th seed. He went a perfect 5-0 on the day with 2 pins and a major decision to his credit. He won the Championship Finals in a thrilling triple overtime, sudden death ride-out. In dual meet action this week, Max was a perfect 2-0 with pins against both Irvington and Croton. Last week Max won the 152 lb Championship at the Scarsdale Wrestling Invitational. Max was the 7th seed in the tournament and reached the championship by upsetting the 1st, 2nd AND 3rd seeded wrestlers at his weight class. He was a perfect 4-0 on the day with a pin and a major decision. He also bumped up a weight class to 160 lbs in our dual meet with Harrison on Thursday and won with a pin over Harrison’s Mike Rozell at 5:29. Max is a 3-time Top 6 Sectional Place finisher.

Luke Pottenger is a senior on the Varsity Boys Winter Track team. He won the League Championships in the Triple jump event on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at the New York city Armory Track and Field center with a jump of 36 feet 7.50 inches.