Occoquan Swimming

Swim and Rock Championships

Oakton, Nov. 22-24

Occoquan Swimming finished second overall, led by Angus MacDonald, who set five team records and combined with Thomas Hale-Kupiec and Meg Dvorak for nine first-place finishes.

MacDonald, 10, trimmed 0.46 seconds off his previous best in the 50 back, taking first place in a team-record 31.89 seconds (national Top 16 reportable time). He also set team records with wins in the 50 fly (31.07/AAAA) and 100 back (1:10.09/AAA) and secured his fourth win of the weekend with a best time in the 50 free (28.46). MacDonald dropped 4.59 seconds in the 100 IM to finish second (1:12.62/AAA) to set his fourth team record, and he dropped more than 10 seconds in the 200 back to claim his fifth team record (2:31.40). He was the top individual scorer for OCCS.

Hale-Kupiec, 14, sliced 0.14 seconds off his personal best to capture the 13-14 50 free (23.61). He also scored wins in the 100 breast (1:06.04), 200 breast (2:25.82) and 100 free (51.15), and added a fifth-place finish in the 400 IM, lowering his time by nearly 16 seconds (4:37.02/AAA).

Dvorak, 12, dropped nearly 11 seconds in the 500 free to capture first place in 5:46.11 (AA). She picked up a pair of second-place finishes with best times in the 50 free (26.43) and 200 IM (2:25.15), and added a third in the 100 free (57.64). Dvorak shaved 1.23 seconds off her best 100 back time to claim fourth (1:07.14/AAA) and finished the meet as Occoquan's top female scorer.

First place: Kyle Edgemon, Open 200 fly; Kendall Hough, 8-and-under 25 free (15.31/AAA), 25 back (18.93/AA); Sarah Lindberg, Open 200 back; Abby MacDonald, 8-and-under 50 free (35.29/AA), 100 free; Ashley Prescott, 13-14 200 fly (2:20.50/AA). Second place: Mike Cartwright, Open 100 back, 200 IM; Arlen Connolly, Open 200 back; Kirk Harbaugh, 11-12 50 breast (33.87/AAA); David Hughes, 8-and-under 50 breast; Lindberg, Open 100 back; Alison McDonough, 8-and-under 25, 50 breast; John Prescott, 9-10 50 fly.

Third place: Cartwright, Open 100 fly; Janel Danchak, Open 200 breast; Mike Graveen, 13-14 100 fly; Harbaugh, 11-12 500 free (6:04.77/A), 100 breast (1:15.55/AA); Britany Higdon, 9-10 100 fly (1:26.24/A); Rachel Lund, 9-10 200 IM; Abby MacDonald, 8-and-under 25 back; Andrew MacGregor, 13-14 200 breast; McDonough, 8-and-under 100 IM; Fourth place: Elizabeth Bourquardez, Open 1,000 free; Josh Brisini, Open 200 breast; Kasey Bushmire, 11-12 50 back (32.07/AA), 200 IM; Justin Doyle, 8-and-under 25 free (16.18/AA), 100 free (1:27.88/A); Edgemon, Open 100 fly; Casey Fox, 9-10 100 fly (1:27.80/BB); Hughes, 8-and-under 25 back (20.15/A), breast (21.93/A); Lund, 9-10 50, 100 free, 100 IM; Abby MacDonald, 8-and-under 25 free; MacGregor, 13-14 100 breast; McDonough, 8-and-under 100 free; Liz Penning, Open 200 back; Christopher Sweeney, 13-14 200 back; Sarah Taylor, 13-14 500 free; Kerry Urso, Open 500 free, 200 free.

Fifth place: Bushmire, 11-12 200 (2:11.19/AA), 500 free; Arlen Connolly, Open 500 free (4:37.09/AA); Brianne Connolly, 13-14 200 IM; Danchak, Open 100 breast; Nick Friedman, Open 200 fly; Graveen, 13-14 200 back (2:22.01/BB); Cougar Hagen, 9-10 100 fly (1:36.30/BB); Harbaugh, 11-12 50 free (27.72/A); Hauck, 13-24 100 back; Hudson Parker, 8-and-under 25 back (20.21/A); Lund, 12-and-under 200 fly, 9-10 50 fly; Leah Mulvehill, 8-and-under 100 free; Nathaniel Patsfall, 8-and-under 50 fly; Liz Penning, Open 200 IM; Ashley Prescott, 13-14 500 free, 100 fly; Mackenzie Soniak, 11-12 100 back (1:10.59/AAA); Sixth place: Bushmire, 11-12 100 IM (1:10.49/AA); Arlen Connolly, Open 100 free, 400 IM; Hauck, 13-14 50 free; Hudson, 8-and-under 50 breast (53.48/BB); Lindberg, Open 500 free; Matt Penning, 13-14 200 back (2:23.35/BB); Liz Penning, Open 200 breast; John Prescott, 9-10 50 free, 50 back; Jake Stronko, 11-12 50 back, 100 back; Amanda Vincent, 9-10 100 fly.

Note: Eighteen swimmers had six personal best times.

PWSI Thanksgiving Classic

Nov. 23-24

Prince William II under-19 girls' soccer team finished second with a 2-1-1 record, falling to Reston Independent, 3-0, in the final. That loss snapped a seven-game losing streak.

The team was led by Rony McGill, who scored two goals in the tournament. The other goal scorers were Cat Gogan and Jen O'Loughlin, and Shannon O'Mara excelled in goal.