Norfolk Academy Boys' and Girls' Swimming Win TCIS Championships and Set New Conference Records

Boys’ and Girls’ Swimming won Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools championships this weekend, setting six new TCIS records on the way to decisive victories.

Norfolk Academy Girls’ Swimming won with 528 points, followed by Hampton Roads Academy with 404 and Nansemond-Suffolk Academy with 224. Norfolk Academy Boys’ Swimming had 550 points to HRA’s 428 and Walsingham’s 232.

Callie Dickinson ’18 was named the most valuable swimmer for the girls after winning all four of her races, including two relays; she set a new TCIS record in the 100 butterfly (57.83). Hampton Roads Academy's Nicholas Schoenig was named MVP for the boys.

Spencer Ryan ’19 won the 100 breaststroke, setting a new TCIS record of 59.89. The Norfolk Academy team set TCIS records in four relays: Girls 200 Medley; Boys 200 Medley; Girls 200 Freestyle; and Boys 400 Freestyle.

Norfolk Academy divers, participating in a separate meet at St. Catherine’s School, also did well, with Balthazar Denk ’19 and Peyton McNider ’19 finishing first and second for the boys’ 11-dive competition, and Kaitlyn Antonick ’18 finishing second for the girls’ 11-dive. In the 6-dive format, Valerie Spektor ’22 finished third.

A complete list of All TCIS Honorees follows (new TCIS records in bold type):

Girls' Swimming
Callie Dickinson, 200 individual medley champion
Callie Dickinson '18, 100 butterfly champion, new TCIS record 57.83
Madison Kirkman ’19, 500 freestyle champion
Emme Pike ’19, 100 breaststroke champion
Liza Ware ’18, 50 freestyle champion
Kayla Wilson ’22, 200 freestyle champion
Girls 200 medley relay champions, TCIS record 1:50.67 (Callie Dickinson '18, Emme Pike '19, Abigail McCammon ’19, Eliza Ware '18)
Girls 200 freestyle relay champions, TCIS record 1:40.70 (Eliza Ware '18, Abigail McCammon '19, Kayla Wilson '22, Callie Dickinson '18)

Boys' Swimming
B. Gray Randolph ’19, 50 freestyle champion
Spencer Ryan '19, 100 breaststroke champion, new TCIS record 59.89
Paul Southern ’19, 100 freestyle champion
Clayton Whetstine ’22, 200 individual medley champion
Clayton Whetstine '22, 500 freestyle champion
Boys 200 freestyle relay champions (Paul Southern '19, B. Gray Randolph '19, Will Klena ’19, Will Wilson ’18)
Boys 200 medley relay, TCIS and new School record 1:35.95 (Will Wilson '18, Spencer Ryan '19, Guil Ware ’20, B. Gray Randolph '19)
Boys 400 freestyle relay champions, new TCIS record 3:18.98 (Spencer Ryan '19, Paul Southern '19, Clayton Whetstine '22, Guil Ware '20)