High School

Georgetown Prep and Churchill Win Team Titles in Washington Metros, as Ledecky and Vissering Set National Records

Carsten Vissering led his Georgetown Prep team to the title at the DC Metro Champs.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: SwimSwam talks to high school record-holder Carsten Vissering post-race

Georgetown Prep junior Carsten Vissering talked to SwimSwam after his national high school record in the 100 breaststroke. Vissering praised the atmosphere at the D.C. Metro Championships, saying he swam his 53.49 race on adrenaline. Video courtesy of Matt Rees.

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RACE VIDEO: Carsten Vissering breaks national independent high school record in 100 breaststroke with a 53.49

Carsten Vissering went 53.49 to break the national independent high school record in the 100 breast. Watch his outstanding race here.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Katie Ledecky talks Metro Champs, records and pre-race strategies

SwimSwam caught up with American record-holder Katie Ledecky after her headline-grabbing performances at the D.C. Metro Championships to get her feelings on what was a huge weekend for the rising star.

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RACE VIDEO: Katie Ledecky smashes national high school record with 1:42.38 200 free

This on-deck video captures Katie Ledecky’s second high school record of the Metro Championships. In this race, the freestyling phenom goes 1:42.38 to dominate the 200 free with the fastest time ever swum in a high school competition. Video courtesy of Matt Rees.

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Murphy, Jones lead Robinson boys to Virginia Northern region title, Oakton wins behind Hu’s double

Janet Hu won two events to power Oakton to the girls title, while James Jones and James Murphy took two individual titles each and combined for two relays in Robinson’s boys region victory.

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Carsten Vissering Takes Independent HS Record At DC Metro Championships

Carsten Vissering sets a new 100 breaststroke independent high school record at the D.C. Metro Championships with a time of 53.49.

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Records fall as Bentz, Cooper, Powers, Young dominate Georgia A-5A high school state championships

The finals of the Georgia 1A-5A high school state championships saw an onslaught of the state record books, led by a trio of senior Division I commits and one underclassman.

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Ledecky Sets New National High School Record In the 200 Freestyle

Ledecky has set another record at the D.C. Metro Championships – a new national high school standard in the 200 freestyle.

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Princess Anne Boys Set National High School Record in 200 SCM Medley Relay

With the vast majority of high school competition in the United States taking place in a 25 yard pool, the…

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Carsten Vissering and Georgetown Prep Men Roll Emphatic in Prelims at 2014 Metro Champs

Carste Vissering is within reach of the National HIgh School Record in the 100 breaststroke after prelims of the Metro Champs.

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Gunnar Bentz Breaks Eric Shanteau’s Georgia State Record in 200 IM Finals

St. Pius X’s Gunnar Bentz has broken the State Record previously held by an Olympic gold medalist.

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Katie Ledecky Breaks American Record in 500y Free at DC Metro Champs

Stone Ridge’s Katie Ledecky has accomplished something that’s only been done a handful of times in swimming history.

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Smith, Grover turn in fast times at prelims of Georgia 6A high school state

Prelims of the 6A (big schools) high school state championships in Georgia have been less eventful than the 1A-5A event, which took place Friday morning. But nonetheless, there have been a few notable swims and some definite drama setting up for the finals tomorrow night.

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Robinson Secondary relays just off pair of former meet records at Northern Virginia Region prelims

Robinson Secondary sits just tenths off two region relay records, while one region record fell to Oakton’s John Shebat in the 100 back.

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