Oakton teams win swimming and diving competitions at Concorde | Sports

The Oakton High School girls’ and boys’ swim and dive teams each won the Concorde District Championship on Jan. 29 at the Cub Run RECenter.

The girls won with 441 points, just ahead of the second-placed Madison Warhawks with 425. Oakton won without winning a single swimming or diving event, but finished first thanks to team depth. The Madison girls have won several events.

“I think almost every one of their swimmers scored points,” Madison coach Andrew Foos said. “It’s a team sport.”

The Oakton boys scored 503.5 points, with Chantilly a distant second at 381.5. Madison finished fourth with 298.

Catherine Lim individually managed the Oakton girls. She placed second in the individual medley and 100m breaststroke. Leena Knepper was third in the 100m freestyle and fourth in the 200m freestyle, Elise Ha was third in the 100m backstroke, Aubrey Swanson was fourth in the 50m freestyle, Agnese Lasmanne fourth in the breaststroke and Annika Rieger fifth in the 100m butterfly .

Oakton’s 200 and 400 freestyle relays finished second, followed by the medley relay fourth.

Several other Oakton swimmers scored points that added up with top-16 finishes.

In diving, Katie Vaughan of Oakton was second, Sophie Whang was third and the team also finished fifth and 10th.

The Madison girls won all three relays.

Individually, Charlotte Dixon won the 200 freestyle (1:53.21) and backstroke (57.32), with Sophia Brown second in the 200 freestyle and butterfly, Emma Wainwright was second in the backstroke and 100 freestyle, Hannah Carmen won the IM (2:08.83) and was third in the 500 freestyle, Regan Hau won the breaststroke (1:04.56) and was fourth in the volley, Annabel Huffstutter was second in the 500 freestyle and fifth in the breaststroke, Vera Koff was fifth in the 50 freestyle, Celia Bredehoeft was sixth in the 500 freestyle and Elsa Marsden was fourth in diving.

Leading the Oakton boys were individual winners Ian Ching in the volley (52.49) and Graham Evers in the 50 freestyle (21.32). Ching was also second in the individual medley and Evers third in the 500 freestyle.

Matthew Bowman was second at back and fourth in the 100 freestyle for Oakton, Chase Koller was third in the 200 freestyle and fifth in the 100 freestyle, Michael Kenny was second in the 200 freestyle and fourth at back, James Piccolo finished third in the backstroke and fourth in the 500 freestyle, and diver Spencer Dearman was second.

Oakton won the 400 freestyle relay (3:13.77), the 200 freestyle relay was second and the medley relay was fourth.

Leading the Madison boys are two-time winner Owen Dyson in the 100 freestyle (47.03) and IM (1:55.38) and two-time third-place finisher Kevin Rice (IM and back).

Madison’s medley relay was second, the 200 freestyle relay third and the 400 freestyle fifth.

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