LHS hosts first home swim meet ever

Lancaster High School swim team members from left are (front row) Ella Posey, Isaiah Minter, Katarina Zeiler and Berkeley Kellum; (next row) coach Mike Loser, Keegan Kellum, Sarah McGee, Evie Allen, Dallas Walker, Abby Souders and assistant coach Stephanie Hamrick; (next row) Creston Saunders, Carter McGee, Alex Posey, Morgan VerMeer, Jameson Scott, Sydney Price. Emily Carlson also swims. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster High School had three individual gold medalists and took four silvers in its first ever home swim meet last Saturday.

Held at the Northern Neck Family YMCA’s new Monroe Family Aquatic Center, the meet included 67 swimmers from host Lancaster, Bruton, New Kent and Middlesex.

“We swam great,” said LHS coach Mike Loser. “I was happy with almost every aspect of the way we swam, from starts, breakouts, turns and the way we raced. These kids are a good group and they want to get faster. Putting in an average of two miles a day in practice while training to get faster.”

Lancaster’s swim team is only in its second season and is…

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