Avonworth - Northgate track team wins

Among the highlights of the Avonworth-Northgate track team’s first place win on Tuesday was Jonas Jason and Kenny Azzarello finishing their run tied for first place in the mile, posting a 5.09 time, with an unidentified Western Beaver runner finishing second. Photos by Tom Steiner for The Citizen

In a home meet run this past Tuesday, the Avonworth-Northgate track and field team took first place, followed by Aliquippa and Western Beaver high schools and Neighborhood Academy, a Garfield charter school.

Assistant coach Brian Veshio, understandably proud of the team’s showing, said, "We have the largest squad in team history -- over 100 kids! Both boys’ and girls’ teams have been putting down really quality work-outs in practice, and it is starting to show in meets. The team has upcoming section meets on April 11 and April 18, and then will compete at the Butler Invitational on April 21 against 50+ school districts."