Sam Tornqvist set a new Pool Record in the 200 back. His 1:41.70 was within a second of his best and eclipsed the 6-year-old record by a second.
Virginia Tech’s Blake Manoff had a huge swim in the 200 free. The lone man in the race dropped nearly 2.5 seconds off his lifetime best, clocking a 1:33.68.
For years, Northern Virginia has been a hotbed of elite high school swimming, and the atmospherics at the 6A Northern Region championship meet – typically held before a capacity crowd at the Oak Marr Rec Center – often lead to some of the fastest prep times in the country.
The Langley boys and Robinson girls won the Virginia 6A Northern Region meet this weekend.