CoEd - Swim & Dive
The Patriot boys' and girls' teams each won ten of twelve events against the Herndon Hornets, with the boys scoring 205-110, and the girls winning 220.5-93.5.
The Patriots had five double winners: Thomas Outlaw (50 free, 100 Fly), Jonathan Day (200 free, 500 free), Zach Rosenthal (200 IM, 100 breast), Kayle Park (200 IM, 100 breast), and Mary Kate Reicherter (500 free, 100 Back). Single winners included Ryan Soh (100 Back), Emily Larsen (200 free), and Petie Nassetta (100 Fly). Hannah Karlin won the girls 1m dive event.
The Patriots swept all six relays.
The Patriots have a double-header next weekend. On December 8th, they swim against Chantilly High School, and on December 9th they participate in the Liberty Conference Invitational.
In dramatic fashion, the girls team came within 10.5 points of James Madison for the state championship. Last year, the girls placed 17th at States.
Yorktown had a stellar performance at the Liberty District Swim & Dive Championships. The Girls won with 494 points, followed by McLean (365),Langley (321.5), South lakes (304), W-L (258) and Herndon (216.50). Langley won the Boys meet with 430 points, followed by Yorktown (429.5), W-L (350), South lakes (299.50), McLean (261) and Herndon (193).
Yorktown swimmers broke 11 Patriot records, 3 conference records, and there were several All-American Consideration marks.
New Yorktown records are: Girls 200 Medley Relay (Reicherter, Park, Huske, Larsen; conference record, All-American Consideration), Boys 200 Medley Relay (Soh, Z. Rosenthal, Outlaw, Ellison; conference record), Girls 200 IM (Kayle Park), Girls 100 Free (Torri Huske, conference record, All-American Consideration), Boys 200 Free Relay (Pasternak, Outlaw, Meighan, Ellison). The following records were broken twice at the meet, once in prelims and again in finals: Sam Ellison (50 Free), Mary Kate Reicherter (100 back), and Thomas Outlaw tied the 100 fly in prelims and then broke it at finals.
The Divers had a successful meet with Hannah Karlin placing 2nd and achieving All-American Consideration, Anika Creedon (4th), Lane Stoker (8th) and Sophia Gary 11th). On the boys side, James Weise was 4th, Jonathan Teitlebaum (6th), Charlie Bell (8th) and Henry Rehr (10th).
The team competes in the Northern Region Championships January 31-February 3 at Oakmarr Recreation Center.
On Friday, the Patriots Boys and Girls teams defeated the W-L Generals 165-150 and 202-113, respectively.
On the girls side, Yorktown dominated 11 of the 12 events. Single winners were: Kayle Park (100 breast) and Anika Creedon (diving). Double winners were: Natalie English (50, 100 free), Mary Kate Reicherter (200, 500 free) and Tori Huske (200 IM, 100 fly). Huske broke the school record in the 100 fly and achieved and All-American consideration time. Despite not winning any individual event outright, the Patriots' boys' depth dominated in six of the 12 events to down the Generals.
On Saturday, the Langley Saxons traveled to Yorktown. The Yorktown boys were defeated 177-138. Jonathan Day (100 free) and Max Nagle (500 free) were event winners.
The Patriots Girls team defeated the Saxons 210-102. Event winners included: Emily Larsen (200 free), Kayle Park (200 IM, 100 back), Tori Huske (50, 100 free), Anika Creedon (diving), Petie Nasetta (100 fly), and Sophia Grabman (100 breast).
Heading into the last dual meet of the season, the Yorktown Boys are 3-2, and the Girls are 5-0. The Patriots travel to the Herndon Rec Center next Friday to take on South Lakes.
The swim/dive meet with Langley has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 13 with the meet proceeding at the regular times that night.
The Patriots boys' team swiftly took down the McLean Highlanders, 187-128, winning eleven of the twelve events.
Double winners were: Ryan Soh (200 IM, 100 back) and Zach Rosenthal (100 free, 100 breast). Single winners were Jonathan Day (200 free), Sam Ellison (50 free), Thomas Outlaw (100 fly), and Max Nagle (500 free), James Weise won the diving event. The Patriots won all three relays.
The Patriots girls’ team prevailed over the Highlanders, 171-144, winning seven of twelve events. Double winners were Victoria Huske (50 free, 500 free) and Kayle Park (100 fly, 200 IM). Mary Kate Reicherter won the 100 back, The Lady Patriots won the 200 Medley Relay as well.
Next up: The Patriots take on the Langley Saxons at home on Friday,January 5 at 6:30 pm.
The Patriots boys' team faced Chantilly and despite winning half of the twelve events, fell short of the win, 133-182.
Double winners were: Nick Pasternak (200 IM, 100 Fly) and Andrew Meighan (50 Free, 100 Free. Joseph Gallagher won the 500 Free. James Weise came in first in the diving. The Patriots won two of three relays.
The Patriots girls’ team secured victory over Chantilly, 151-140. They won five of twelve events. Event winners were: Cate Barret (200 IM), Hannah Karlin (diving) and Natalie English (100 Back).
Next up: The Patriots take on the McLean Highlanders at Spring Hill Rec Center on Friday, December 15 at 6:30 pm.
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