The VHSL Class 6 State meet was held this past week, seeing VHSL records, and even a pair of national high school records fall.
For the second week in a row, the VHSL state championships have been postponed due to inclement weather, as much of Virginia is under a winter storm warning.
The Virginia public schools state championships, featuring some of the nation’s top recruits, are on hold due to a winter storm watch for this week.
Torri Huske broke her own national public school record in the 100 fly, and the James Madison girls and Langley boys won the VHSL Northern Region Champs.
Torri Huske (above) won both of her individual races at the Liberty District meet, while Grimm won a pair in the Concorde District.
Torri Huske and Jack Aikins won the individual high point awards, while the TAC Titans and SwimAtlanta won the women and men’s team titles.
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The combined results of the multi-site 18 & Under Winter Championships have been finalized, capping a virtual win for North Carolina’s TAC Titans.
The rankings aren’t final, as meet results are still trickling into the database. But the qualifying period has closed on the virtual Junior Championships.
The qualifying period is halfway through, and Arlington Aquatic Club’s Torri Huske leads four events in USA Swimming’s current Winter Juniors result ranks.
The Potomac Valley LSC is a hotbed for great swimming, and area stars Landon Gentry, Anthony Grimm, and Torri Huske all closed out the meet with best times.
Virginia Tech commit Landon Gentry is now one of only a handful 16 year-olds to go 1:43 in the 200 fly and has now hit three best times this meet.
Tori Huske earned her third win of the meet with a 1:43 200 free, while each of tonight’s winners on the boys side earned his second in two days.
The 17 year-old Huske moved to #2 all-time in the 17-18 age group in both the 50 free and the 100 fly, at Potomac Valley’s 18&U Winter Championships.
Mid-distance and distance specialist Jimmy Gavin will head back to his home state of Texas to swim for the Longhorns in 2021-22.