Swim Roundup: Jamestown Sweeps Group 4A East Championship

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Joelle Vereb helped lead Jamestown's girls to a regional championship. (file photo)
Joelle Vereb helped lead Jamestown’s girls to a regional championship. (file photo)

Jamestown left everyone else in its wake en route to sweeping the Group 4A East Regional Championships at SwimRVA in Richmond over the weekend.

The Eagles took first place in the girls competition with 409 points, which edged runner-up Lafayette with 365 points. Grafton rounded out the Historic Triangle finishes, placing 11th with 59 points.

Abby Larson and Joelle Vereb each won multiple individual events for Jamestown.

Larson took first place in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle, while also helping Jamestown’s 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay teams claim first place.

Vereb placed first in the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke, also contributing to the winning 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay teams.

For Lafayette, Jenna Beattie placed first in the 500 freestyle. The Rams also earned a win in the 200 medley relay with a roster of Grace Olsen, Emma Freiling, Jessica Beattie and Tawni Hatcher.

In the boys competition, Jamestown took first place with 462 points. Lafayette placed third with 257 points, while Grafton took seventh place with 96 points.

Colin Wright of Jamestown was the only Historic Triangle athlete to win an individual event in the boys competition. Wright placed first int he 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle.

Jamestown also won in the 200 medley relay (Jaq de Leon, Ryan Boll, Ben VanTasel, Wright) and 400 freestyle relay (Boll, Corey Shideler, Taylor Watson, Wright).

To see full results from the meet, click here.

Below are the team results and individual winners.

Girls
Team Results
1: Jamestown 409
2: Lafayette 365
3: King George 343.50
4: Hanover 180
5: Courtland 147
6: Chancellor 141
7: Eastern View 120
8: Smithfield 104
9: Deep Creek 79
10: Louisa County 71
11: Grafton 59
12: Great Bridge 55.50
13: King’s Fork 38
14: Churchland 26
15: Woodrow Wilson 20
16: Lake Taylor 16

Individual Results
200 Medley Relay: Lafayette (Olsen, Freiling, Jes. Beattie, Hatcher) 1:53.31
200 Free: Alexa Owen (Louisa County) 1:55.86
200 IM: Annie Boone (Eastern View) 2:05.36
50 Free: Abby Larson (Jamestown) 24.45
100 Fly: Joelle Vereb (Jamestown) 57.33
100 Free: Abby Larson (Jamestown) 53.43
500 Free: Jen. Beattie (Lafayette) 5:14.28
200 Free Relay: Jamestown (Vereb, Clymer, Williams, Larson) 1:39.50
100 Back: Annie Boone (Eastern View) 54.65
100 Breast: Joelle Vereb (Jamestown) 1:07.05
400 Free Relay: Jamestown (Larson, Clymer, Williams, Vereb) 3:38.21

Boys
Team Results
1: Jamestown 462
2: Hanover 292
3: Lafayette 257
4: King George 251
5: Courtland 246
6: Chancellor 118
7: Grafton 96
8: Deep Creek 82
9: Great Bridge 81
10: King’s Fork 77
11: Smithfield 60
12: Eastern View 42
13: Denbigh 38
14: Churchland 22
15: Woodrow Wilson 20
16: Lake Taylor 10
17: Louisa County 2

Individual Results
200 Medley Relay: Jamestown (de Leon, Boll, VanTasel, Wright) 1:40.02
200 Free: Nick Ashton (Courtland) 1:45.05
200 IM: Patrick Townsend (Hanover) 1:57.87
50 Free: Colin Wright (Jamestown) 21.57
100 Fly: Tyler Dominick (Deep Creek) 53.28
100 Free: Colin Wright (Jamestown) 47.62
500 Free: Nick Ashton (Coutyland) 4:44.44
200 Free Relay: Courtland (Ashton, Pins, Campbell, Leupold) 1:30.08
100 Back: Patrick Townsend (Hanover) 51.24
100 Breast: Nate Wilson (King George) 1:00.66
400 Free Relay: Jamestown (Boll, Shideler, Watson, Wright) 3:18.39

 

Bruton Girls, Boys Place Third in Group 2A East Meet

Bruton’s boys and girls swim teams earned third place finishes during Saturday’s Group 2A East Regional Championships held at Central High School.

The Bruton girls finished with 77 points, which was well-behind first-place Maggie Walker with 158 points. George Mason took second place with 109 points.

Jenny Schuster took first in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:35.23, while Caroline DeJager placed first in the 100 breaststroke with a finish of 1:09.84.

Bruton’s boys finished with 85 points, which placed the Panthers 14 points shy of second-place Maggie Walker with 99 points. George Mason came out on top with 142 points.

Trevor LeForge was the only Bruton boy to win an individual event during the regional meet. LeForge took first place in the 100 butterfly with a time of 56.64.

Bruton also got a win from its 400 freestyle relay team of John Morrow, Joey Morrow, LeForge and Evan Lynch, which finished in a time of 3:24.86, which was roughly a second away from a regional meet record.

To see the full results from the meet, click here.

Below are the team results and individual winners:

Girls
Team Results

1: Maggie Walker 158
2: George Mason 109
3: Bruton 77
4: Clarke County 61
5: Madison County 55
6: Central Woodstock 32
7: Strasburg 14
7: East Rockingham 14
9: Prince Edward County 4
10: Goochland 3

Individual Results
200 Medley Relay: Maggie Walker (Dula, Keatley, Ratliff, Bilski) 1:58.76
200 Free: Olivia Ratliff (Maggie Walker) 2:04.59
200 IM: Francesca King (George Mason) 2:21.49
50 Free: Rosemarie Mullen (Madison County) 25.81
100 Fly: Claudia Gohn (Madison County) 59.90
100 Free: Maeve Lyman (Clarke County) 56.38
500 Free: Jenny Schuster (Bruton) 5:35.23
200 Free Relay: George Mason (King, Edson, Rollins, Kelly) 1:46.15
100 Back: Gabriela Monasterio (Maggie Walker) 1:03.45
100 Breast: Caroline DeJager (Bruton) 1:09.84
400 Free Relay: Maggie Walker (Ratliff, Keatley, Willis, Lundgren) 3:58.55

Boys
Team Results

1: George Mason 142
2: Maggie Walker 99
3: Bruton 85
4: Clarke County 72
5: Central Woodstock 48
6: Strasburg 31
7: Madison County 19
8: East Rockingham 18
9: Prince Edward County 7
10: Stonewall Jackson 4
11: Goochland 2

Individual Results
200 Medley Relay: George Mason (Britton, Surette, Markus, Reinfurt) 1:42.56
200 Free: Kyle Nickel (East Rockingham) 1:46.89
200 IM: Miller Surette (George Mason) 1:58.38
50 Free: Justin Britton (George Mason) 22.66
100 Fly: Trevor LeForge (Bruton) 56.64
100 Free: Kyle Nickel (East Rockingham) 48.29
500 Free: Nick McClure (Maggie Walker) 5:00.50
200 Free Relay: George Mason (Markus, Ng, Roche, Surette) 1:34.35
100 Back: Justin Britton (George Mason) 55.47
100 Breast: Miller Surette (George Mason) 1:01.54
400 Free Relay: Bruton (Joh. Morrow, Joe. Morrow, LeForge, Lynch) 3:24.86