With championships canceled, PIAA awards Shamokin's Doss two gold metals

Shamokin Area’s Abby Doss, right, reacts to winning the 500-yard freestyle at the PIAA Class 2A swimming championships at Bucknell University in March 14, 2019.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Abby Doss entered the second week of March knowing she would win state gold in the 500 freestyle and 200 individual medley.

The Olympic hopeful and senior swimmer at Shamokin Area High School prepared herself not just to win during the Class 2A championships at Bucknell University, but to break the all-time state record in the 500 free.

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