State swimming championships rescheduled; Raiders to compete Feb. 18

Due to impending weather forecasts for areas throughout the Commonwealth, the VHSL Class 2 swimming events, originally scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center were postponed.

The Appomattox Raiders are to send nine competitors to the Class 2 competition, which will now be held on Thursday, Feb. 18. 

The decision to postpone the event. along with other championship swimming events, was made with the safety of VHSL competitors, coaches, officials and meet management team in mind.

“Each of our postponements this week required a tremendous amount of coordination between League staff and the venue directors to find dates based on the availability of those facilities,” said VHSL Assistant Director, Shawn Knight. “We appreciate our venues willingness and flexibility to work with us to host our championships.”

The swimming events for all classifications are rescheduled as follows:

Class 2 – Feb. 18 at Christiansburg Aquatic Center

Class 3 – Feb. 25 at Christiansburg Aquatic Center

Class 4 – Feb. 23 at Christiansburg Aquatic Center

Class 5 – Feb. 18 at Jeff Rouse Swim and Sports Center

Class 6 – Feb. 19 at Jeff Rouse Swim and Sports Center