Host Starlit captured six of the final day's 10 events to cruise to the team title of the three-day Potomac Valley AAU Senior Long Course swimming championships last night.
Starlit totaled 1,752 points to outdistance Curl with 1,097, Northern Virginia Fun and Fitness with 646, Solotar with 479, Rockville Municipal with 385 and the Bowie Bulldogs with 247.
There were no national qualifying times registered during the regular meet, but three swimmers qualified for the National AAU championships in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Aug. 16-19 in special heats held after the meet's conclusion last night.
Kathleen McCloskey, swimming unattached, earned a ticket to Fort Lauderdale with 2:16.64 in the 200-meter buterfly, while in the men's events, Shannon Varner of Starlit qualified in the 200-meter individual medley with 2:09.50 and Pat Murtagh of Solotar made it with 2:05.09 in the 200 butterfly.
David Roach won the 200 backstroke in 2:16.98, Pam Rogers took the 200 breaststroke in 2:50.50; David Alleva captured the 1,500 freestyle in 16:37.64, and Sam Hewson (53.90) and Charlotte Hamilton (1:00.24) took the 100 freestyles for Starlit, which also won the women's 400 freestyle relay in 4:08.17.
The other third-day winners were Kelly Parker of Norther Virginia in the women's 1,500 freestyle in 17:22.40, Ginna Vittone of Bowie in the 200 backstroke in 2:29.75, Tom Verdin of Curl in the 200 breaststroke in 2:33.66 and the Solotar men's 400 freestyle relay team in 3:45.04.