Ally Howe, a senior at Sacred Heart Prep, has broken the National Independent High School Record in the 100 yard backstroke once again. During prelims of California’s Central Coast Section Championships, Howe swam a 51.84, which broke the National Independent High School Record held by the defending World and Olympic Champion Missy Franklin. Today during finals, she lowered her record to 51.54 during the finals of the CIF Central Coast Section Championships.
She just missed the overall National High School Record held by Olivia Smoliga at 51.43 from 2012.
The Stanford commit also won the girls 200 IM with a 1:57.75.