The Va. AAA State Swimming & Diving Championship Meet kicks off on Friday, Feb. 17. Finals on Saturday. Who will take home the team title? What records could fall? Here are 5 storylines to follow at this year's championship meet.
Battlefield high school remained on top, repeating at AAA Cedar Run District champions. Patriot boys was second, in just its first year, and showed itself to be a contender for years to come. Freedom girls were second.
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.
For many, the weekend's meets brought the summer season to an end, meaning it's finally safe to head out on that family vacation. Before you hit the beach, take a look at a selection of photos from around the area in the season's final installment of this weekly feature.