February 11, 2012
The Western Albemarle Girls Swim/Dive team repeated as Group AA State Champions Saturday in Christiansburg.
The Warriors beat runner-up William Byrd by 60 points (262 to 202) in the final team standings.
Freshman Remedy Rule captured an individual state crown in the 200 free (1:49.16 ) and 100 free (51:18) and Senior Natalie Cronk won the 100 butterfly in 56.99.
Last year, Western edged two-time defending state champion Hidden Valley 217-211 after winning the last race.