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Paul Powers (center) and brother Ty (left) pose for their 50 free medals with Braxton Young (right). (Photo Courtesy: Mitch Blomert/The Gainseville Times)
In Georgia’s newest, and biggest, division, we saw history made this weekend. (Stock Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Saturday saw an electric atmosphere at the 2013 Metro Championships, with swimmers jammed at pool’s edge. It’s no wonder the swims were so hot in the water.
As the Dust Settles, Wootton and Gonzaga Walk Away with Metro Champs; Ledecky and Conger With Records
NOW WITH VIDEO! Jack Conger (above) and Katie Ledecky put on a show at the 2013 Metro Championships. (File Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Katie Ledecky started off her individual schedule at the Metro Championships with a National Independent Record in the 200 freestyle (1:42.96) and followed it up with an overall National High School Record in the 500 (4:31.38), the third fastest performance all time.
Missy Franklin was the big show that made the Colorado High School State Championship ticket the hottest in town on…
Jeff Kostoff’s 500 freestyle high school record stood for almost 30 years. Coming into today it was the longest standing High School Record in the books. Not anymore… (Swim Pic Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)
Missy Franklin took down the National Independent Record of her good friend Kathleen Hersey on Saturday in the 200 IM, but her record-breaking would stop there. (File Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Stone Ridge’s Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky got Missy’s Independent School record, but couldn’t catch Dagny for the overall mark. (File Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Emily Allen was a big part of W.A. Hough’s State Record hall and championship this weekend in North Carolina’s biggest class. (Stock Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
In a meet ruled by underclassmen, Charlotte Catholic took its last ever 3A State Championship (Stock Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Swimmers got an uncaring reaction from the MIAA when they reached out about this weekend’s cancelled high school Sectional Championships. (Stock Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The Carmel High School girls haven’t lost the Indiana state title in more than a quarter of a century. After prelims, it doesn’t look that streak will end this year either. (Stock Photo: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Missy Franklin already has a state record on day 1; she’ll be looking for more on Saturday. (File Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)