Several championship meets took place this weekend. Here is a round-up of the meets we were not able to cover in-person.
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VIRGINIA A-AA CHAMPIONSHIPS
Several local schools turned in top performances in the Virginia A-AA championships this weekend at Old Dominion University, but it was the Brentsville boys’ who had the best – winning the team title with 206 points.
Handley’s Ben Grove won a second consecutive state title, taking the 100 breaststroke crown in an automatic All-American time of 57.43 – setting a new Virginia AA state record in the process.
The Briar Woods girls’ also won the school’s first state titles, opening the meet with the 200-yard medley relay of Caleigh Hensley, Kristin Haufler, Alli Haufler and Elise Guessford winning a title with an All-American consideration time of 1:50.60, and then capturing the 400 freestyle relay with an All-American consideration time of 3:36.14.
Broad Run’s Mark Sarman won two individual titles, first taking the 200 IM with an All-American consideration time of 1:54.30 and then winning the 100 butterfly with an All-American consideration time of 51.23.
The Spartans’ boys’ 200 freestyle relay of Mike Poltash, Alan Horback, Jacob Leidy and Sarman also brought home a title, finishing ahead of third-place Brentsville (1:30.37) with a time of 1:29.09. Freedom-South Riding took fifth in 1:33.07.
Broad Run’s boys also took fourth in the 400 freestyle relay (3:22.30).
Brentsville’s Ryan Dunne took third in the 200 free (1:44.33) and was second in the 50 free with a time of 21.81. Teammate Michael Hughes took third in the 500 free in 4:44.92. Brentsville’s boys 400 free relay of Nathan Brown, Hughes, Jacon Katuin and Dunne finished second in 3:16.85.
Alli Haufler finished second in the 100 butterfly with a time of 56.61, while teammate Elise Guessford finished fifth in the 500 free in 5:15.63.
It was Seton that walked away with the VSIS Div. II state championship on Saturday at the Freedom Aquatic Center in Manassas, led by All-Met senior Jameson Hill – who was named the swimmer of the meet.
Bishop Ireton‘s girls took fourth overall in the competition, just behind Seton, while Madeira finished sixth. Other girls teams were Flint Hill (12th), St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes (18th), Potomac School (18th) and Paul VI (22nd).
Seton’s boys had the highest overall finish for a local school, coming in sixth. Bishop Ireton (9th), Paul VI (10th), St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes (12th) and Flint Hill (21st) were other local teams competing.
Hill won the first of two titles in the 200-freestyle with an automatic All-American time of 1:38.81. He later also took the 500-yard freestyle title in a VSIS record and automatic All-American time of 4:28.82.
Ireton’s Hall took fourth in the girls’ 200 IM in 2:13.50, while St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes junior Conor MacNair took fifth in the boys’ 200 IM with a time of 1:58.89. MacNair also took fifth in the 100 breaststroke in a time of 1:00.06.
Seton junior Lauren Donohoe won the 50 freestyle in 24.84 seconds, while sophomore teammate Alex Doonis took third with a time of 25.17. Donohoe also took second in the 100 freestyle (54.08), ahead of Ireton’s Hall (3rd – 54.22) and Madeira’s Brittney Jansen (5th – 55.30).
Ireton’s Samuel Ellis finished fifth in the 50 free with a time of 22.02.
Potomac School’s Chloe Grinshaw won the diving title with a score of 341.35, while Ireton senior Mandy Imbriglia finished fifth (226.25).
Flint Hill freshman Rachel Swarts took second in the 100 butterfly with an All-American consideration time of 57.42, ahead of Ireton junior Kroesen, who finished in fourth at 59.71, and Madeira’s Christa Ann Saunders who took fifth (1:00.06).
Swarts later took second in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:00.36, ahead of Saunders (3rd – 1:00.65) and Seton sophomore Doonis (4th- 1:00.78)
Ireton senior Angus MacDonald took fourth in the 100 butterfly in 51.80, ahead of fifth-place Paul VI junior Eric Nasakaitis (53.04). MacDonald later won the 100 backstroke title with an automatic All-American time of 51.22.
Madeira’s Maddie Alagia took third in the 500 freestyle in 5:21.08.
Ireton junior Collins won the title in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:06.99, while Seton’s Rogers finished fifth in 1:10.23.
The Falcons opened the meet by winning the 200 medley relay in an automatic All-American time of 1:50.66 and closed the meet by winning the 400 freestyle relay in 3:44.89.
In between they were just as dominant, getting a title from All-Met sophomore Sarah Haase but otherwise relaying on at least two top six finishers in all but two events through the meet.
Haase won the 100 breaststroke title in an All-American consideration time of 1:05.08 and finished fifth in the 50 free in 25.39.
Good Counsel freshman Catherine Mulquin had a third-place finish in the 50 free (25.24) and took second in the 100 in 55.10.
Holy Cross junior Katie Rogers won titles in the 200-yard freestyle (1:54.24) and 500 freestyle (AAC – 4:57.78), while Maret School freshman Sofie Pietrantonio took titles in the 200 IM (2:10.32) and 100 butterfly (58.54).
Maret School senior Anna Pietrantonio took second in the 200 free (1:57.86) and 500 free (5:11.35).
Holy Cross sophomore Ashleigh Ferguson won the 50 freestyle title in 24.88, then doubled up her night with a win in the 100 backstroke in a WMPSSDL-record and All-American consideration time of 58.40, out-touching Good Counsel’s Kaitlin Mills (58.52).
Mills also took third in the 200 IM in 2:12.36.
National Cathedral sophomore Christine Rholl won the 100 free with a time of 54.73.
Wilson finished third in the 100 backstroke in 1:00.49 and second in the 200 IM in 2:12.36.
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Tags: Bishop Ireton, Brentsville, Briar Woods, Broad Run, Flint Hill, Freedom-South Riding, Good Counsel, Handley, Holy Cross, Madeira, Maret School, National Cathedral, Paul VI, Potomac School, Sarah Haase, Seton, St. John's, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes