The Hurricanes won their 18th consecutive PIAA AA District 1 swimming and diving title on Friday, February 28. The team scored 371 points, finishing ahead of Nazareth Academy.
Many Hurricanes contributed to the win. Madeline Ladd and Megan Cassidy placed first and second in the 100 breastroke. Caitlyn Hammill was fourth in the 500 free, and Hannah King was fifth in the 100 free. Caitlyn Hamill, Maddie George, Madeline Ladd, and Katie Regan took sixth in the 400 free relay.
The Hurricanes came into the meet in a solid position, thanks to the strong performance from the divers the previous week.
The State Meet for Swimming and Diving will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday (3/12,3/13, 3/14.) The following students are the Villa Maria 2020 State qualifiers:
- Megan Cassidy
- Maddie George
- Caitlyn Hamill
- Morgan Kelly
- Hannah King
- Peyton Kintzley
- Maddie Ladd
- Katie Regan
- Helena Slupianek
- Kat Waite
Read more about the victory at https://papreplive.com/2020/02/28/villa-maria-reigns-over-district-1-2a-swimming-for-18th-straight-year/