It was an incredibly fast weekend of racing, including some great swims from some of the top high schoolers in the nation at the VHSL Class 6 Championships.
The Woodson boys and James Madison girls won VHSL Class 6 State Championships yesterday, while Torri Huske set a new national public school 100 fly record.
Anthony Grimm, Torri Huske and Grace Sheble are among the huge names set to compete this week in Virginia’s 6A high school state meet.
Tonight’s session was highlighted by 17-year-old Torri Huske’s 100 fly win, a best time of 50.49 to move her to #4 all-time in the 17-18 age group.
The only junior not named Regan Smith with a top seed this week, Emma Weyant is looking to build off of her 2019 U.S. Summer National title in the 400 IM.
Austin, Texas freestyler Quinn Schaedler has verbally committed to the University of Virginia for 2020-21, after having first made a commitment to Michigan.
British IMer and backstroker Sophia Wilson has added her verbal commitment to the already-stacked class of 2024 at UVA.
Top-seeded Anna Keating of Machine Aquatics has scratched out of heats of the 100 breaststroke on Friday morning at U.S. Junior Nationals.
A few of the top names entered in both Junior and Senior Nationals have scratched the former on day 1 prelims, suggesting they may not be competing this week.
Opportunities have passed to qualify for the World Juniors roster, and the projected roster shows all 3 priority tier athletes should make the selection.
16-year-old Torri Huske will have two individual swims in Budapest with the 100 fly and 100 free now secured into her event line-up.
Carson Foster has qualified himself in the 200 free and 200 back individuals for the upcoming World Juniors meet in Budapest.
16-year-old Phoebe Bacon of NCAP swam another jaw-dropping backstroke swim, ranking herself in the top 10 US times and top 20 world times this year.
The meet will feature some top talent from the U.S. juniors and Canada.
See who’s moving up and who has yet to commit among the current high school junior class, which is loaded in the non-free strokes in particular.