Produced by Coleman Hodges.
Reported by Tony Carroll.
Hali Flickinger powered through the final 50 meters to win the national title in the women’s 200 butterfly, touching the wall with a time of 2:07.59. That time from Flickinger is the 11th fastest time in the world this year.
Cassidy Bayer finished second, swimming the fastest 15-16 200 butterfly since 1981. She posted the second fastest time in history of 2:08.03. Mary T Meahger is the national age group record holder with her time of 2:05.96 from 1981. It is one of the oldest NAG records on the books.
Christina Bechtel and Alys Margaret Thomas finished in third and fourth with 2:09’s, and Katherine Mills finished fifth at 2:11.04.
Hannah Kukurugya and Victoria Edwards were sixth and seventh with 2:12’s and Lauren Case finished eighth overall with her time of 2:13.35.
Hannah Saiz won the B final with her time of 2:09.83 and Courtney Harnish won the 18&u final with a 2:10.80.