Swimming

Jamestown's Larson, Lafayette's Kostelni take top swimming honors

Jamestown's Larson, Lafayette's Kostelni take top swimming honors

Of the 11 swimming events up for grabs in the Group 4A girls swimming and diving championships in February, seven first places went to swimmers from Jamestown or Lafayette. Six of those went to Jamestown as Abby Larson and Joelle Vereb each accounted for four gold medals, two individual and two relay, for consecutive seasons as the Eagles won their fourth team title in a row.

Vereb, a senior Virginia Tech recruit, and Larson, a junior, were equally important to Jamestown's overall success.

For setting two state meet individual records and contributing to a third on the 200 medley relay with Vereb, Ashley Adams and Carter Roehrle, Larson is the 2016-17 Virginia Gazette Girls...

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