The Lord Botetourt girls were seventh and the boys were 14th among 28 schools represented at the Virginia High School League Class 3 swim meet at the Swim RVA facility in Richmond on February 19.
The top eight finishers in each event were awarded a medal and all 13 Cavaliers competing scored points for the team. The top 16 swimmers in the morning preliminary meet returned for finals on Saturday evening. All six of the LBHS relays qualified for finals as well as nine individual events.
In the girls meet, Angelina Zeidan took second place in the 200 Freestyle and ninth in the 50 Freestyle. She also swam on the fifth place 400 Freestyle relay team with Emily Hanson, Layne Jones and Katie Cross as well as the sixth place 200 IM relay team with the same three teammates. The 200 Freestyle relay was 16th with Sydney Saunders, Taylor Lisle, Isabelle Fletcher and Cross.
Individually, Jones was fourth in the 200 Free and fifth in the 100 Backstroke. Cross was 10th in the 100 Breaststroke and Hanson took 15th in the 100 Free and 21st in the 50 Free.
In the boys meet two relay teams set new school records. The 200 IM Relay team of Zeke Wolfe, Kai Wolfe, Griffin Davidson and James Lively took 10th in the state with a new LB school record and the 400 Free team also set a new Cavalier record with the same four boys.
Zeke also set a new school mark with a sixth place finish in the 100 Free and took seventh in the 200 IM. Lively was 15th with a new school record in the 500 Free.
Kai Wolfe took 14th in the 100 Fly and teamed with Davidson, Hunter Dillon and Lively to take 16th in the 200 Free Relay.