Posts Tagged ‘Maryland High School Swimming’
Young talent continues to shine during the 2012-2013 high school season with standout performances from freshman on both sides of the Potomac.
Montgomery County teams shined at this year’s Maryland 4A/3A Swimming Championship, dominating the team competition. 16 state records were broken by MCPS swimmers, as Walter Johnson’s boys and Whitman’s girls claimed their school’s first state titles.
Montgomery County teams will head to their first Maryland 4A-3A Swimming Championship meet on Saturday, Feb. 25. The county boasts most of the top swimmers in the state, and they have a chance to rewrite the record books this weekend. Check out RFTW’s preview of this year’s state meet inside.
Jessica Chen and Kristina Li must continue their winning ways this Saturday against a fast group of Churchill girls, looking for a Division I Championship.
Woodson, Yorktown, and Oakton are undefeated on both girls’ and boys’ sides in the Northern Region with one meet to go. Churchill, Wootton, Walter Johnson, and Whitman are battling it out in the MCPS’ top division, and are looking ahead to their first Maryland states appearances.
Weekly Wrap-up: Yorktown, Woodson, Oakton, West Springfield still chasing perfect records on both sidesMonday, January 9th, 2012
That list of undefeated teams got smaller over the weekend, as we put 2012′s first week of high school swimming behind us.
B-CC was missing some top performers on the girls side, but it would not have mattered against a dominant Churchill team who rolled in their first meet of the new year.
Walter Johnson’s girls fall to a talented Wootton, while the Patriot boys team miss a golden opportunity against a depleted Walter Johnson boys team.
The high school season kicks back into gear this weekend with rivalry meets in northern Va. and heavyweight bouts in Montgomery County, featuring Madison-Langley, Robinson-Westfield, Walter Johnson-Wootton, and Churchill-B-CC. We’ll see who trained the hardest during the three week holiday break as we enter the 2012 half of the high school season.
Join us as we recap the year’s top stories!
Montgomery County Public School swim coaches and athletic directors are considering a proposal to join the Maryland state meet and shift Metros earlier in the season schedule.
Churchill came from behind to reclaim the Montgomery County Public Schools Swimming and Diving Championships on the boys’ side while the Whitman girls continued their perfect season with a repeat performance at Saturday’s meet. Complete meet results inside
The 2010 Montgomery County Public School Swimming and Diving Championships provided plenty of drama and a few surprises as the Whitman girls announced themselves as a legitimate Metros title contender and the Wootton boys earned an elusive victory for their team and longtime coach Howard Blume. How will Saturday’s 2011 championship meet play out?
The Churchill, Blair, Blake and Clarksburg boys and Whitman, Northwest, Magruder and Springbrook girls each picked up wins at their respective division meets as Montgomery County’s public schools geared up for this weekend’s Montgomery County championships. Elsewhere, Georgetown Prep won the IAC championships.
With Virginia’s Northern Region meet in the books and the WMPSSDL’s championship meet all wrapped up, Montgomery County joins the championship season this weekend with its divisional meets. Inside find a quick look at the weekend schedule and what to watch for at each meet.
The South County girls snatched an undefeated season away from Woodson while the Oakton girls and boys beat Herndon to wrap up impressive seasons in the Concorde District.
The Washington-Lee boys are fired up for their annual clash with Arlington rivals Yorktown but have their sights set on a district title.
Westfield continued to roll, Thomas Jefferson looked strong and South County posted a historic win in Northern Region action this weekend. In Montgomery County, Whitman’s girls continued their winning ways as the Vikings split a dual meet with Walter Johnson.
Gonzaga added some drama to the upcoming championship meet season by taking down WMPSSDL rival Georgetown Prep while Churchill once again rallied from a late deficit to win the MCPS Division I relay carnival in dramatic fashion.
After winning their first district title and placing fourth at the Virginia A-AA state meet last winter, the Briar Woods girls’ have picked up right are again out in front in the Dulles District.
The reigning AAA Liberty District champion Madison Warhawks will pick up the pace as they take on league rivals McLean while Wootton finally gets its crack at Churchill in Montgomery County after last year’s dual meet was snowed out.
A disappointing showing at last winter’s Metros championships is fueling Walter Johnson senior Elizabeth Pepper this season. And in Virginia, St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes and Bishop Ireton split the annual Alexandria Tri-City meet on Tuesday.
Severna Park and Robinson hope to build on respective state title streaks in Maryland and Virginia while a slew of returning All-Mets should make things interesting when Metros rolls around. We preview the 2010-11 girls’ high school swim season with swimmers to watch, plenty of storylines and key meet dates to put on your calendar.
We’re back! Finally! It’s time to kick off the 2010-11 high school swim season, and we’ll start with today’s boys’ preview featuring swimmers to watch and the top storylines from around the region.
A round-up of area events, including the Virginia men winning the ACC championships, locals performances for Texas at the Big 12 championships, top performances at CAAs by Ashley Danner and Eric Knight, Oakton All-Met Kaitlin Pawlowicz’s nomination for USA Swimming’s race of the week and local clubs taking national honors.
The Wootton boys were surprise winners while Whitman continued its strong season, taking the girls’ meet and the combined meet at Saturday’s Montgomery County championships.
With a full week of pool time, Montgomery’s 25 teams convene at the Martin Luther King Swim Center Saturday for a county championship meet that should feature faster times and dramatic finishes. PSYCH SHEET INSIDE
After more than a week out of the pool, the Whitman girls and Churchill boys once again showed why they should not be taken lightly at Metros as the two teams scored convincing victories at Saturday’s Montgomery County Division I meet. COMPLETE RESULTS INSIDE FROM DIVISIONS I, II, III and IV
Montgomery County Division I swim teams returned to the pool Saturday for their first competitive action of the new year — the relay carnival at Martin Luther King Swim Center. And while the meet does not factor into team standings, the razor-thin margin that separated the top two teams definitely increased the anticipation for the upcoming county and Metros meets.
The weekend snowstorm provided area students with an early Christmas present in the form of a few snow days and an extended holiday break. But the early start to the school holiday has cut into swim practice schedules and will keep many teams out of the water for a full two weeks.
Still riding high after an upset win over perennial power Good Counsel last February at Metros, the Churchill girls came into this season loaded with talent and widely considered a top contender to repeat as Montgomery County and Metros champions. But after suffering their first defeat in two years last Saturday against Whitman, the Bulldogs will be looking to rebound this week against Wootton.
Our high school swimming previews continue with a look at what to watch for in Washington D.C.-area boys’ swimming in 2009-10. Included are the area’s swimmer to watch, top three storylines, notes from around the area, and key dates. Wednesday: girls’ preview; Thursday: boys’ preview; Friday: a look at the Robinson-Oakton rivalry.