The Walsh sisters and Ulett returned for the 100 fly. Alex got her hands to the wall ahead of Gretchen, 51.73 to 52.03. That was Gretchen’s best by 2 tenths.
Led by a 26.91 breaststroke split from Alex Walsh (above), the Nashville Aquatic Club broke the national 17-18 200 yard medley relay record on Saturday.
Walsh, 17, has now moved ahead of Kate Douglass as the 3rd fastest ever in the 17-18 age group with her 21.50 in the 50 free.
The relay of Alex Walsh, Alex Massey, Lauren Hurt, and Gretchen Walsh combined for a 1:29.6 on Friday at the Southern Premier Meet in Atlanta.
Nashville Aquatic Club’s Alex Walsh doubled in the 100 breaststroke and 200 backstroke while sister Alex took the 200 freestyle.
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.
After an explosive day 1 performance, Harpeth Hall’s Gretchen Walsh took down another National High School Record on Saturday.
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.
Gretchen Walsh has switched to the 50 and 100 frees to chase national high school records. Baylor looks to repeat 2019’s massive upset of Harpeth Hall.
Catch awesome day 4 Knoxville races such as Olympic co-champions Oleksiak V. Manuel, Apple V. Held, and both men’s and women’s 200 IM races.
Pan Ams champion Will Licon seeks his 2nd win of the meet in the 200 IM. Licon, who won the 200 breast, will battle with junior star Carson Foster tonight.
World Record holder Regan Smith will take on the 200 back today, putting the PSS Record on watch. Smith took down the 100 back PSS Record last night.
Seliskar (above) scratched his Sunday races, while Hali Flickinger and Alex Walsh both made noteworthy, but opposing, event choices.
Catch teen stars Regan Smith and Carson Foster and World teamers Hali Flickinger and Zane Grothe during the day 3 finals session of PSS-Knoxville.