Oakton Otters Start Summer Season

Oakton Otters Start Summer Season

Charlotte Lim, 9

Charlotte Lim, 9

— The Oakton Otters lost their first meet of the summer (NVSL Summer League


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Jon Anthony Montel

Division 3) to Arlington Forest, with a final score of 30 to 42. Four Otter divers placed first in their respective categories: Katie Vaughan set a new pool record in Junior Girls with a score of 135.6; Jon Anthony Montel in Junior Boys with a score of 79.65; Spencer Dearman in Intermediate Boys with a score of 138; and Sarah Gurley in Senior Girls with a score of 171.1. The Otters also swept the category of Intermediate Boys (Josh Shipley, second; and Blaise Wuest, third). The other Otter divers who placed were: Ryan Shipley (Freshman Boys, third); Christina Angelicchio (Freshman Girls, third); Liam Klopfenstein (Senior Boys, second); and Brad Burgeson (Senior Boys, third).

The next meet for the Otters is on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 vs. Sleepy Hollow at 6 p.m. at OSRC.

First Win of the Season

The Otters had their first win of the season on Saturday, July 1, against


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Katie Vaughan

Cardinal Hill Pool. The final score was 235 Oakton - 185 Cardinal Hill. The weather was fantastic, there was a lot of team spirit, and the Otters had many best times.

Double winners were:

Gracie Whittington (8&under Free & Breast)

Beau Souders (9-10 Free & Breast)

Taryn Knepper (9-10 Free & Fly)

Burke Carroll (11-12 Free & Breast)

Leena Knepper (11-12 Free & Fly)

Evelyn Pickett (15-18 Free & Fly)

Avery Miller (8&under Back & Fly)

Ethan Piccolo (9-10 Back & Fly)

James Piccolo (11-12 Back & Fly)

Drew Weber (15-18 Back & Fly)

James Hayden (8&under Breast & Fly)

Single Winners were:

Gabriella Mancusi (9-10 Back)

Catherine Lim (11-12 Back)

Emerson Wilson (11-12 Breast)

Lindsey Kotarski (13-14 Breast)