The showdown of the second day of NCSA Spring Juniors will be the women’s 200 fly, with the top 3 seeds all scratching their second events.
16-year-old Phoebe Bacon moved up to #8 all-time in the U.S. 15-16 age group, putting up a 1:51.79 in the 200 back. She’s liable to move up a little more tonight, just .05 behind Meghan Small for 7th, though the NAG record is way down at 1:48.30 from Regan Smith.
USA Swimming National Teamers Isabelle Stadden (above) and Phoebe Bacon will renew their rivalry from last year’s NCSA Junior Nationals next week.
The boy’s 200 IM at the Virginia 6A state championships on Friday night wasn’t the fastest event at the meet. I knew that 200 IM race was something that I would never forget for the rest of my life.
February is a month packed full of fast swimming from the high school level to college and beyond. But Virginia high school sophomore Anthony Grimm cut through the noise last week, stealing headlines with a stellar 20.87 in the 50 backstroke.
The James Madison girls followed up on their VHSL Northern Region championship with their 3rd-straight title at the state level.
Oakton sophomore Anthony Grimm continued his impressive championship season with a 20.87 medley relay leadoff at the VHSL Class 6 Swimming & Diving Championships.
Watch interviews and race videos from some of the stars of the 2019 VHSL Northern Region 6A Champs.
The Virginia Northern Region 6A champs have historically seen some really fast swimming, and this year is no exception, as sophomores Anthony Grimm and Victoria Huske broke meet records previously held by some big names.
Huske put down impressive lifetime bests of 22.06 in the 50 free and 51.72 in the 100 fly.
Just a freshman, Huske has positioned herself within .2 seconds of Hu’s records in both the 50 free and 100 fly.
During the past week, Oakton has been preparing for their double-header weekend to conclude the 2017-2018 season.
Oakton Swim/Dive has had another successful week for the 2017-2018 season. The boys’ and girls’ teams walked away with victories of 187 points to 128 points for the boys and 186 points to 126 points for the girls at Spring Hill Recreation Center.