3 NCAP Swimmers Break Records at Virginia 5A State Championships

3 NCAP swimmers broke 5A State Records at the 2018 VHSL Class 5 State Championships.  First, Brandon Hamblin set a new mark in the Men’s 50 Yard Freestyle with a time of 20.27.  NCAP later closed out the meet with state records in the final two women’s individual events.  Makenzie McConagha went 54.41 to take down the record in the 100 Yard Backstroke.  Abby Harter followed that up by breaking the 100 Yard Breaststroke record with a time of 1:02.85.

McConagha and Jonathan Pollock were both double event winners.  McCongaha added a first place finish in the 100 Fly to her record-breaking backstroke swim.  Pollock touched first in the Men’s 200 Free and 100 Free.  Hamblin (50 Free), Sydney Harrington (100 Fly), Harter (200 IM), Brooke Matthias (100 Fly, 100 Back), McConagha (100 Fly, 100 Back) and Steven Thalblum (200 IM) swam Automatic All-American times.

NCAP Top 8 Finishes

Event 3 Men’s 200 Free

1 Jonathan Pollock 1:38.82

 

Event 4 Women’s 200 Free

2 Sydney Harrington 1:50.52

8 Madison Gupton 1:56.12

 

Event 5 Boy’s 200 IM

2 Steven Thalblum 1:49.35

3 Kyle Barker 1:52.07

 

Event 6 Women’s 200 IM

2 Abby Harter 2:01.03

5 Georgia Johnson 2:04.62

8 Kayla Graham 2:06.98

 

Event 7 Men’s 50 Free

1 Brandon Hamblin 20.27

4 Trace Wall 21.35

7 Jacob Blindenbach 22.21

 

Event 8 Women’s 50 Free

6 Jordan Wenner 24.07

 

Event 11 Men’s 100 Fly

2 Steven Thalblum 49.43

5 Leo Goldblatt 51.22

 

Event 12 Women’s 100 Fly

1 Mackenzie McConagha 53.75

2 Brooke Matthias 54.43

3 Sydney Harrington 54.49

6 Gabby Zhang 55.56

7 Kayla Graham 55.95

8 Elise Nguyen 56.22

 

Event 13 Men’s 100 Free

1 Jonathan Pollock 45.22

2 Brandon Hamblin 45.36

 

Event 14 Women’s 100 Free

5 Jordan Wenner 52.23

5 Bethany Gatlin 52.23

 

Event 16 Women’s 500 Free

4 Gabby Zhang 5:03.96

6 Sophie McKinley 5:05.76

 

Event 20 Women’s 100 Back

1 Mackenzie McConagha 54.41

2 Brooke Matthias 54.76

8 Jennifer Luong 58.62

 

Event 21 Men’s 100 Breast

3 Kyle Barker 57.52

5 Cody Kim 59.18

6 Jacob Blindenbach 59.34

7 Cameron McConagha 1:00.38

 

Event 22 Women’s 100 Breast

1 Abby Harter 1:02.85

4 Georgia Johnson 1:04.59

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