RSTA: Swimmers Shatter 20 Records in First Two Meets

Reston Swim Team Association swimmers set 20 new records in the first two meets of the 2015 season. Among them: one league record and 10 team records.

Josh Zhang of Ridge Heights set the new league record in the boys 13-14 breaststroke with a time of 33.07. The previous record was set in 1981.

Team records set on Saturday include:

• Darius Truong of Lake Anne beat his own team record set last week in the boys 11-12 freestyle with 28.87.

• Sophia Landeryou of Glade set a new team record (33.17) in the girls 11-12 backstroke, beating a record set in 2001.

• Joseph Sciortino of North Hills broke his own boys 11-12 freestyle record from June 6 with a time of 29.45.

• Ryan Grimes of North Hills broke the boys 13-14 freestyle record from 2004 with a time of 26.35.

• Zhang broke his own record from last week in the 13-14 50-meter breaststroke with a time of 33.07. He also swam the boys 13-14 50-meter freestyle in 26.33, smashing the record of 27.03 set by Alan Webb in 1997.

• Newbridge’s 15-18 200-meter medley relay (Ryan Ha, Eric Compton, Leonardo Briceno, and Patrick O’Malley) set a new team record (2:02.98).

• Glade’s girls 15-18 200-meter medley relay (Madeline LaPorte, Meghan Benedetto, Emily Landeryou and Lainie Davison) broke a record set in 2002, with a time of 2:20.23.

• The North Hills boys 13-14 200-meter medley relay team (Ryan Hill, Ryan Luczak, Abhishek Bazaz and Ryan Grimes) broke its own team record from June 6 by more than three seconds with a new time of 2:14.29.

Meet results:

Autumnwood Piranhas 551, Glade Gators 465

For Glade, triple event winners were Natalie Bardach, Clara Landeryou, Sophia Landeryou, and Madeline LaPorte. Double event winners were David Clark, Lainie Davison, Tiffany Ji, Griffith Knowlton, Karan Murari, and Zachary Wiemer.

For Autumnwood, triple event winners were Liam Willson, Andrey Smiryagin, Vikrant.

Mahajan and Emily Hur.  Double event winners were Donovan Willson, Andrew Rawlins, Evan Melnick, Luke McDermott, Anne Kennedy, Will Daly, Anna Byrd, Nolan Brown, Natalie Bardach.

Hunters Woods Blue Marlins 580, Lake Anne Stingrays 520

For Hunters Woods, triple event winners were Nolan Dunkel, Ashley Nobles, Gwyneth Wagner, Brian Zhou. Double event winners were Arya Amirshah, Mary Byron, Sylvia Cheng, John Evans, William Harvey, Ryleigh Line, Jonah Medler, Prana Owen, Philip Pan, Ben Szeto, Jair Valenzuela, Evelyn Wagner, Meredith Wagner.

For Lake Anne, triple event winners were Arianna Barkhordari, Madeleine Freeman, Darius Truong, Devin Truong, Jocelyn Wulf, Hannah Ziaii. Double event winners were Sophia Abrahams, Sophie Barkhordari, Joanne Fu, and Emily Meilus.

Ridge Heights Sharks 584, North Hills Hurricanes 559

For Ridge Heights, triple event winners were Evan Blase, Andrew Shedlock, Mac Sogandares, Paige Sogandares, and Josh Zhang.  Double event winners were Maya Becker, Jack Bobby, Jordyn Boswell, Eva Decker, Jared Decker, Derek Liu, Alex Russell, Kathleen Russell, Christina Wallace.

For North Hills, triple event winners were Katie Cazenas, Marlee Czarny, Joseph Sciortino, Sarah Sciortino, and Evan Zhang. Double event winners were Abhishek Bazaz, Corey Clark, Maggie Gao, Landan Grange, Ada Langston, Emily Ren, and Ella Wilson.

Lake Audubon Barracudas 653, Newbridge Dolphins 443

For Lake Audubon, triple event winners were Max Daum, Sabrina Groves, Kaliyana Haering, Dylan Mulvaney, and Sophia Randall. Double event winners were Alaina Cordts, Andrew Fritz, Matthew Fritz, Asa Gurney, Suya Haering, Katie Harris, John Hughes, Gabriela Petinaux, Aidan Scanlan, and Griffin Scanlan.

For Newbridge, the triple event winners were Elise Baldwin, Celia Compton, and Jean-Louis Guill. Double event winners were Niki Chava, Everett Ha, Ryan Ha, Laela Huddleston, Quinlan Kelley, and Emma Schaller.

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