In Division 6 action, <b>Lakevale Estates</b> lost their season opener to <b>Fairfax</b>, 223-179. It was a record breaking day for Lakevale, however, as Lakevale swimmers broke seven team records. Double winners for Lakevale were Mallory Dyson, Sidney Miralao, Cassidy Humphrey and John Sturgill. Liz Zolper set new individual team records in freestyle and butterfly for 13-14 girls. Cassidy Humphrey set a new individual team freestyle record for 11-12. Beverly Dobrenz (13-14 girls) set a new individual team backstroke record, and Thor Hartwick (11-12 boys) set a new team boys breaststroke record. Two relay records also fell. The 13-14 girls team of Jackie Fitzella, Beverly Dobrenz, Liz Zolper and Cassidy Humphrey set a new team record for the 100 medley relay. The girls 200 mixed-age freestyle relay record was shattered by the team of Cassidy Humphrey, Mallory Dyson, Liz Zolper and Danielle Humphrey. In the second meet of the year, Lakevale Estates lost a close meet to <b>Greenbriar</b> by a score of 202-200 in last Saturday's Division 6 NVSL meet. Double winners for Lakevale were Sidney Miralao, Cassidy Humphrey, Thor Hartwick and Liz Zolper. Lakevale swimmers broke nine more team records, two more than were broken the previous week.
The <b>Dunn Loring</b> dive team edged <b>Vienna Woods</b>, 37-35, in a NVSL Division 1 matchup of neighboring pools. The meet went back and forth with the Dolphins rallying from a 23-13 deficit after Juniors to take a 28-26 lead after Intermediate which its Senior divers preserved. Dunn Loring first place winners were David Tecala, Kelly Corish, Jimbo Briody and Cassie Self. Second place finishers were Chelsea Taylor, Johnny Corish, Katherine Van Winkle and Maureen Reed. Kelly Corish set a Dunn Loring pool record for Intermediate girls. First place winners for Vienna Woods were Megan Miskell, Alison Stickel, Grayson Campbell and Ryan Fox. Second place finishers were Jill Stickel, Liam Carolan, Noah Schaefer, and Noah Lubbert.
The <b>Cardinal Hill</b> swim team defeated <b>Pinecrest</b>, 211-191, in a close matchup on July 5. Double winners for Cardinal Hill were, Audrey Caprio, Alyssa Knauf, Ali Queen, Ian Russiello, Connor Smith, Garrett Smith and Grayson Smith. Single event winners were Ana Fernandez, Kelsey Gaydos, Caroline Kehoe, Maria O’Neill, Adam Pennington, Becky Shaak and Katie Wargo.
<b>Shouse Village</b> (1-2) lost to <b>Fairfax Club Estate</b>, 237-165, in their Division 9 matchup on July 5. Double winners for Shouse Village were Sinead Eksteen, Annie Springsteen and Ellie Springsteen. Single winners were Thomas Balistrere, Conor Cason, Christi Geisler, Eric Lawhead, Alex Minutoli, MJ Minutoli, Christopher Oakley, Paige Pilewski and John Howard SIdman.
The <b>Oakton Otters</b> lost to the <b>Tuckahoe Tigers</b>, 205-197, in a close meet that came down to the very last relay in an NVSL Division 2 meet on July 5. Double winners for the Otters were Michael Ambrose, Gray Liddell and Nick Highman. Single winners were Jodi Koplaski, Daniel Burden, Kathleen Ambrose, Joshua Wolf, Conor Murphy, Joe Clarke, Jamie Liddell, Jacob Thompson, Paul Burke, Laura Branton, Grace Sharer and Carter Sharer.
<b>Vienna Woods</b> lost to <b>Hunter Mill</b>, 224-173, on July 5. The meet began with rain that suddenly got harder but then slowed and finally stopped by the end of the freestyle events. Double winners for Vienna Woods were Will Ashe, Grayson Campbell and Madison Phillips. Single winners for Vienna woods were Zach Risseeuw, Diana Miskell, Michael Luciani, Jack Galbraith, Libby Mosher, Tommy Miller, Emily Daly, Megan Plombon, Alec Biles, Sidney Owens, Evan Owens and Caroline Owens, who won her first NVSL blue ribbon.