The Hurricanes won their 17th consecutive PIAA AA District 1 swimming and diving title on Sunday, March 3. The team scored 389 points, finishing ahead of Gwynedd Mercy, which had 305 points. The victory was a team effort, with strong performances in the 500 free, the 200 free relay, and the 400 free relay. Divers also made a strong contribution, picking up 62 points at Districts the previous week.
Two Hurricanes picked up individual District 1 titles. Senior Riley Miller placed first in diving, and sophomore Madeline Ladd won the 100 backstroke.
Megan Cassidy, Maddie George, Caitlin Hamill, Hannah King, Maddie Ladd, Riley Miller, Katie Regan and Alexa Turco qualified for the state meet, to be held March 13-14 at Bucknell.
Read more about the victory at papreplive.com/2019/03/05/youthful-villa-maria-rolls-into-states-after-17th-straight-district-title/