Kinetic PT Athlete of the Week: Kamal Gray (Pope John Paul II)

Athlete: Kamal Gray

School: Pope John Paul II

Sport: Football

The week that was: Gray, the record-setting senior quarterback, continued his brilliant season Friday night at Norristown, leading the PAC Frontier Division regular season champion Golden Panthers (9-2) to the first postseason win in program history – a 52-16 romp over School of the Future in the District 1/12 Class 3A semifinals.

Gray hit 18 of 23 passes for 294 yards and four touchdowns – spreading the ball around to six different receivers with Dylan Walker (15, 12 yards), Andrew McDonald (22 yards) and Justin Kormos (91 yards) reaching the end zone with their catches.

For the season, Gray has completed 156 of 243 passes for 2,348 yards and 34 touchdowns against just 7 interceptions – a completion rate of 64.2 percent and a PAC-best quarterback rating of 185.8.

Gray and his PJP teammates will look to continue their magical seaon against unbeaten Neumann-Goretti (11-0) Friday night (7 pm) at the South Philadelphia Super Site with a regional championship and state playoff berth hanging in the balance.