The VHSL schools have one more week of dual meets this coming week before they get into their District Championship meets the weekend of 1/26. MCPS schools have 2 weeks before the Division meets on February 2nd. Teams in both leagues are seeing faster swimming as the kids have their eyes on the upcoming Championship run. Many VHSL swimmers have achieved their State qualifying times, but for those who haven’t there’s still opportunity! For reference, here’s the qualifying times for the VHSL State Meets:
As the dual meet season is winding down, we’ve seen a some tweets from VHSL teams to celebrate their Seniors, here’s a few:
TC Williams celebrated thier Seniors in their win over Mount Vernon:
TCW 407 MVHS 204
Men 185-122 Women 222-82
Senior Night Thank you c/o 2019 @TCWTitans @TCWilliamsAD @TCWSports @TCWPrincipal @ACPSk12 @alexandrianews @_SportsmansClub @AlexTimesNews @TCWMinnieHoward @swimNVSL @rftwdmv @FCHammond @GWMSPrexies @JeffHoustonPK8 pic.twitter.com/PVSUd8E2Et
— TCW Swim & Dive (@DiveTcw) January 13, 2019
Edison also honored theirs:
— Trish Buswell (@TrishBuswell) January 12, 2019
The MCPS meets again had some swift individual performances, with the Girls posting 21 new top 10 times and the Boys 27! In the team tally, the Lady Barons from B-CC has overtaken the lead with 16 top 10 times to Sherwood’s 12. On the Boys side, Churchill still leads the way with 15, closely followed by Richard Montgomery and Walter Johnson with 12 each. Impressive swims from the weekend:
- Carly Sebring (Damascus) had another double win with a 51.95, 100 Freestyle and 1:51.52, 200 Freestyle.
- Sophia Ryan (Sherwood) dropping time in her 100 back to win in 1:00.31
- John Clado (Richard Montgomery) getting under 1:00 in the 100 Breaststroke with a 59.84
- Katherine Blake (Richard Montgomery) winning both the 100 fly, 59.89 and 200 IM, 2:10.40, 5th and 2nd respectively in the Top 10.
Here’s the latest times: