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Louisa swimmers make a splash at Powhatan

Posted on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Louisa County High School’s swim team closed out its regular season on Jan. 25 with a road meet hosted by Powhatan High School, scoring several first- and second-place finishes and setting a school record during the event.

Adrian Patterson brought home a pair of first-place finishes for the Lions, winning both the 50- and 200-yard freestyle races, with respective times of 24.9 seconds and two minutes, 11.8 seconds. Patterson also swam the opening leg of the boys’ 200-yard freestyle relay team, which set a new school record with their time of 1:45.46, beating the old record by .5 seconds. Racing with Patterson were Josh Cutright, Hayden Bunting and Dyllan Hartman.

In addition to their second-place finish on the record-breaking relay team, Cutright and Hartman also earned individual second-place finishes for the Lions. Cutright finished second in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:09.93, and Hartman placed second in the 100-yard freestyle, finishing in 58.18 seconds. Alexander Menton also earned a second-place finish for the Lions in the 100-yard breaststroke, finishing in 1:24.74.

For the girls’ team, Alison Soriano led the day with a pair of first-place finishes. She won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:46.72 and the 100-yard backstroke, finishing in 1:15.50. Lauren Dessent also garnered a first-place win for Louisa, winning the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 1:05.48.

This is a partial article. Read the full story in The Central Virginian’s Jan. 31, 2019 issue.

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