A swim coach at Lake Catholic High School in Mentor, Ohio has been placed on leave after an allegation of sexual activity with a student.
Phoebe Bacon won the 100 back and 200 IM at the 2020 Metro Championships in record-setting fashion as Stone Ridge and Gonzaga came away with the team titles.
National Junior Teamer Magahey took down the Georgia State Record in the 200 free. The former mark stood at a 1:35.16. Magahey cleared that easily in 1:34.37.
A high school junior in Idaho was struck by a vehicle last week, which has him fighting for his life in a hospital in Seattle.
Mitchell Norton clipped his best time from Winter Juniors, winning the 200 free in 1:37.71. Norton also lowered his best 100 free, winning that race in 44.84.
Interestingly, Alex Walsh’s new State Record broke the former mark held by her younger sister. Gretchen’s old record was a 51.57 from last season’s TISCA.
Bacon, who set the National High School Record last month in the 100 back, broke that mark again. She became the first to swim under 51 at a high school meet.
Stone Ridge senior Phoebe Bacon took down the national high school record in the 100 back for the second time this season, dipping under 51 today.
After an explosive day 1 performance, Harpeth Hall’s Gretchen Walsh took down another National High School Record on Saturday.
Walsh popped a new lifetime best in the 50 free, winning in 21.59. That came shortly after a 21.20 anchor split on the Harpeth Hall 200 medley relay.
Judge Memorial rallied to win the final relay, but they came up just short of a team title as Union High placed second to hold them off by a single point.
The Walsh sisters got off to a fast start. In the 200 medley relay, Alex popped a 26.57 breast split, while Gretchen anchored in 21.20.
Watch sophomore Claire Curzan go 50.35 to break the 15-16 NAG record, as well as the NCHSAA record, today at the NC 4A State Championships.
Curzan took down a pair of National High School Records. The Green Hope boys set a new State Record in the 200 medley relay.