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Things are heating up with summer league swimming!
July 8, 2021
By Attain for the Wall Employees
The third week of competitors has handed for the Northern Virginia (NVSL) and Montgomery County (MCSL) Leagues and the battle for division leads has taken form. As famous final week there have been many key matchups in each leagues to find out who has shot at division supremacy over the past two meets. One of many sides of the NVSL is all through the season a number of groups/divisions could compete in Yards swimming pools, giving the swimmers a shot at breaking among the long-standing league data. This summer season Kent Gardens has hosted a number of meets and in every a file was damaged. On June nineteenth, Sophie Fredericks (Kent Gardens) and Darby Galbraith (Villa Aquatic) each broke 50-backstroke data, Sophie within the 13-14 age group & Darby within the 15-18 age group.
June twenty sixth, the Ladies 200 Medley relay group from Oakton set a brand new file:
This previous weekend, Sophia Scadron from Sideburn Run added her identify to the file board within the Ladies 50 Butterfly:
On to the meet outcomes NVSL, recapping the important thing matchups from final week:
Division 1: Chesterbrook vs. Tuckahoe, Tuckahoe escaped with a 27 level win to stay undefeated together with Overlee. July tenth, Tuckahoe & Overlee will decide the remaining undefeated group in Division 1. Division 2: Langley defeated Crosspointe by 10 factors and stays undefeated. With twin meets in opposition to Mount Vernon Park and Hamlet forward, it seems good for Langley to stay unscathed. Division 8: Dunn Loring has amassed extra twin meet factors than Dominion Hills, however each got here out of the weekend 3-0. They go head-to-head this weekend & in response to the Digital Meet predictor, it is going to be a detailed one! Division 10: Springboard cruised in opposition to Camelot and sits atop the division at 3-0. Their final large check can be in opposition to Rutherford this weekend, earlier than they end the season in opposition to the winless Fox Mill Estates Division 11: Canterbury simply surpassed Highland Park of their meet, and with the following two meets in opposition to 1-win groups, seems to shut out the season undefeated. Division 12: Rolling Hills beat Holmes Run Acres by 46 and in a little bit of an upset, Truro took down Rolling Forest by 30, leaving Rolling Hills as the one undefeated group within the division. Rolling Forest and Rolling Hills collide this weekend, we’ll see if Rolling Forest can keep within the hunt with a win? Division 14: Poplar Tree remained undefeated with standout swims from the Farello & Radcliffe households and defeated Fox Hunt by 18 factors. Poplar Tree will face two 1- win groups to shut out their twin meets & vie for an undefeated season. Division 15: Parklawn was not a gracious host to Hollin Hills and defeated them soundly to stay undefeated. Herndon and Ilda Neighborhood are subsequent for Parklawn and it seems good for them to remain on high. Division 17: Broyhill Crest and Village West each got here out victorious this weekend, and can have a head-to-head matchup July seventeenth for the division title!
Different Meets to look at: Division 6: Virginia Hills and Lee Graham, each undefeated will swim for the division lead Division 9: Little Searching Park and South Run are heading in the right direction to fulfill up as undefeated in week 5…in the event that they each win this weekend Division 16: Lincolnia Park and Commonwealth will resolve who stays undefeated this weekend!
NVSL held their division relay meets Wednesday night time, and on the time of this writing, not all outcomes have been accessible, however lots of the division leaders prevailed. You possibly can comply with the updates within the Standings part of the NVSL web site
To coin a golf phrase, Saturday was ‘transferring day’ for among the swimmers at or close to the highest of the leaderboard of their particular person occasions to get themselves right into a top-8 place for the annual Coach’s Invitational Lengthy Course Meet. Roughly 40% of the highest 8 occasions throughout all of the occasions have been achieved in the course of the July 3 weekend, and the highest time being achieved in 15 out of 46 particular person occasions! The league introduced the seeding for the Lengthy Couse Meet and can replace their web site with psych sheets main as much as the meet on July 13.
Key matchups recap: Division C: Clarksburg Village edged Woodley Gardens by 13 to stay undefeated atop the division. Subsequent week they face Outdated Georgetown for the possibility to stay unbeaten, then end up with Franklin Knolls which hasn’t notched a twin meet victory. Division D: River Falls and Kentlands received their wins in week 3 and can face one another for the highest spot within the division, the Kentlands will certainly be rocking as these two go at it on Saturday. Division G: Little Falls soundly beat Forest Knolls by 40 factors to stay to unbeaten, and can face the 1-wil Manor Woods this weekend. Division H: Seven Locks bested Manchester Farm by a mere 9 pts to rise to the highest spot within the division. They’re more likely to win out as they face 1-win Lakelands this weekend and Clopper Mill Kingsview (one other 1-win group) to shut out the twin meet season. Division I: Rockshire and Calverton had a spirited affair, with the Chargers taking the ultimate tally 405.5 to 378.5. Coach Tony Murray and Calverton face Daleview this weekend. Enjoyable Truth…Tony Murray has been with Calverton since 1981 as a swimmer/assistant coach and since 2000 as the pinnacle coach, amassing 44 wins in 21 years on the helm (high 10 in wins of all MCSL coaches who stayed with the identical group).
Different Meets to look at: Division E: The twin meet season title is up for grabs with 4 groups at 2 wins. ‘On paper’, Potomac has one of the best shot to take the title as they face Germantown this weekend (1-win), then Palisades subsequent weekend (0 wins). Division F: Darnestown and Mohican come into the weekend 3-0, whoever is victorious, will possible take the title! Division J: The week 4 matchup between Tanterra and Somerset will decide the lone undefeated within the division. Neither group has had a really shut meet this season, each profitable their weekly matchups by 20 + factors, this must be a enjoyable meet to expertise. Division M: If Fallsmead upsets division chief Waters Touchdown, and Hillandale will get the win in opposition to Lengthy Department, there could possibly be a 3 manner tie for 1st on the finish of the weekend!
This weekend the PWSL determined to forgo twin meet competitors in lieu of their annual Stars and Stripes Invitational, we can have a follow-up publish as soon as the outcomes can be found.
No meets have been held this previous weekend- competitors will proceed this weekend with a full slate of meets throughout the divisions.