Alex Walsh has been a force on the club scene for several years. It only took her one season to do the same at the high school level.
In the 100 back final, Walsh rocketed to a 52.80 to set a new State Record and win gold by 3 full seconds.
In the 200 free, Walsh blasted a 26.40 on the final 50 to swim past Hardin Valley’s Erica Laning (1:46.26), touching the wall for gold in 1:45.24.
Georgia’s Melanie Margalis will be taking on a double this morning with swims in the 100 breast and 200 IM.
The 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin continues today with the 200 free, 200 back, 50 free, and 400 IM.
Drew Kibler (pictured) and Eva Merrell led the 2016 Swammy honorees for the 15-16 age group.
Regan Smith (pictured above) and Carson Foster topped our picks for 2016 swimmers of the year in the 13-14 age category.
The 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships for the East and West are now complete. We’ve gone through the results of each meet and put together lists of the top 8 swimmers in each event from the 2 meets combined.
Watch Madison Homovich’s winning 1650 free, as well as all the other championship final races, from the final day of competition at 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships-East in Columbus, Ohio.
In the 200 breast, Reece Whitley will be making a run at his own 15-16 NAG Record.
Alex Walsh has scratched tonight’s 100 free B final, which allows her sister, Gretchen, to avoid a swim-off against Paige Hedrick.
Kibler led the field with a 42.99, making him the 2nd fastest 15-16 swimmer of all time in the event. Tonight, he’ll be going after Ryan Hoffer’s 15-16 NAG Record of 42.67.
Watch Reece Whitley win the 400 IM and 100 breast, along with all the other championship finals, from Day Three of the 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships-East in Columbus, Ohio.
Carmel Swim Club’s Drew Kibler will take on the 200 free and 100 back tonight.
Smith tore through the water with a 51.09 to win the 100 back. That was the 13th fastest time ever done by an American of any age.