RSTA Week 5: New Face at Top of Standings

With only two meets left in the season, the mid-season team standings look a little different than they have in recent years for the Reston Swim Team Association.

The Ridge Heights Sharks are 4-0 and stand on top of the standing, above perennial powerhouses Lake Newport (3-0) and Lake Audubon (3-1).

“It looks like we may have a new champion this year, or at least a new co-champion since Ridge Heights doesn’t swim Lake Newport, which could also go undefeated,” says league president Lyn Cordts. “It has been fun to watch the competitiveness of the teams this year. Many of the meets have been too close to call by the mixed age relays at the end.”

Week 5 Results:

Ridge Heights Sharks 660, Newbridge Dolphins 454

For Ridge Heights, triple event winners were Evan Blase, Ethan Bowwell, Christina Galbraith, Mac Sogandares, and Paige Sogandares. Double event winners were Erin Bobby, Hailey Brown, Kelsye Brown, Caley Duchak, Kati Imel, Anna Liang, Aya Ryan, and Bennie Tignor

For Newbridge, triple event winners were Celia Compton, Justin Compton, Emma Grossback, Ian Ha, and Gavin Wang. Double event winners were Elijah Bishop, Leonardo Briceno, Niki Chava, John Flori, Jean-Louis Guill, Elise Ha, Ethan Ha, Taylor Panneck, and Joseph Sgambati.

Lake Newport Lightning 589, Lake Anne Stingrays 500

For Lake Newport, triple event winners were Dan Ni, Anna Redican, Casey Storch, Vania Zeledon, and Michael Zhou. Double event winners were Caitlin Connelly, Michael George, Joshua Gregory, Reis Johns, Mara Redican, Sean Redican, Grant Romero, Meghna Sharma, Zach Wang, and Amy Zhao.

For Lake Anne, triple event winners were Allie Cramer, Patrick Dealey, Emily Meilus, Darius Truon, and Jocelyn Wulf. Double event winners were Madeleine Freeman, Andrea Griffith, Neil Kumar, Fred Zhang, and Laura Zhang

North Hills Hurricanes 592, Lake Audubon Barracudas 573

For North Hills, Katie Cazenas was the solo triple event winner. Double event winners were Michelle Boone, Sean Burke, Emily Deker, Natalie Flint, Ryan Grimes, Sarina Li, Piper Luczak, Ryan Luczak, Ethan Page, Catherine Ren, Samantha Sciortino, Sarah Sciortino, Grayson T Williams.

For Lake Audubon, triple event winners were Matthew Fritz, Sabrina Groves, and Aidan Scanlan. Double event winners were Jacob Cole, Robby Cordts, Max Daum, Danielle Elliott, Andrew Fritz, Jackson Harriot, Conor McBride, Bryce Onozuka, Michael Podshivalov, Griffin Scanlan, and Spencer Webb.

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