James Wood boys, Sherando girls win at swim invite

WINCHESTER — The James Wood High School boys and the Sherando girls captured team titles at the 12th annual Black & Blue Invitational swim meet at Jim Barnett Park on Saturday.

Seven teams and 146 swimmers competed in the event.

Led by brothers Paul and Joe Warnagiris, who led the boys’ scorers with 72 points each, James Wood totaled 659 points. Millbrook (529) was second and Sherando (393) took fourth.

Led by top scorer Taylor Smith (72), the Warriors captured the girls’ meet with 684 points. James Wood (574) was second and Millbrook (399) was fourth.

James Wood boys’ winners: Paul Warnagiris (200-meter individual medley, 2:19.45 and 100 backstroke, 1:04.39); Joe Warnagiris (100 butterfly, 1:01.72 and 100 breaststroke, 1:10.91); Andrew Thompson (100 freestyle, 58.33); 200 medley relay (J. Warnagiris, P. Warnagiris, Thompson, Reagan Kite) 1:57.98; 200 freestyle relay (Kite, Alex Hua, Ethan Britton, Trent Rakowski) 1:49.89; 400 freestyle relay (J. Warnagiris, Thompson, Rakowski, P. Warnagiris) 3:55.70.

Sherando boys’ winners: Toby Winston (50 freestyle, 25.90).

Millbrook boys’ winners: Zackary Carter (200 freestyle, 2:07.99); Nathan Truong (400 freestyle, 4:52.84).

Sherando girls’ winners: Taylor Smith (200 individual medley, 2:24.98 and 100 breaststroke, 1:15.00); Chelsey Jones (200 freestyle, 2:24.69); Ellie Luong (400 freestyle, 5:28.83); 200 medley relay (Jones, Madison Reed. Smith. Luong) 2:11.88; 400 freestyle relay (Gracie Defibaugh, Audrey Kauffman, Jones, Smith) 4:25.73.

James Wood girls’ winner: Lauren Masters (50 freestyle, 28.46 and 100 freestyle, 1:00.62).


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