Courtney Harnish of York and York County YMCA led her team to an opening night win in the 200 free relay.
A strong freshman girls class lead Buchholz to a State Title while Riverview’s Austin Katz was the star of the show on the men’s side.
The Buchholz girls broke the state 200 free relay record in taking the region 1 title.
Florida high school swimming wrapped up its district rounds over the weekend, with the big schools of classes 3A and 4A competing.
In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes obliterated the Junior World Record with a 2:19.64, closing in on Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s World Record of 2:19.11.
With a new personal best time, Canada’s Taylor Ruck topped the prelims of the women’s 200 free in 1:59.34. Her previous best was a 1:59.79 from 2015 U.S. Junior Nationals.
Taylor Ruck comes in with a 1:59.79, but has had some big swims to show she’s faster than she looks on paper. Earlier in the meet, she blazed to a 1:56.71 relay anchor, so look for her to challenge today.
Michael Phelps will contest his fourth final –the 200m breast– on Day Five of 2015 U.S. National Championships in San Antonio, Texas.
Watch all the winners from Day Two of the 2015 U.S. Speedo Junior National Championships in San Antonio, Texas, including Caroline McTaggart, shown above, who prevailed in the 100 free.
Maxime Rooney blasted a 49.35 to win the Junior National title in the 100 free on day 2.
Sarasota’s Austin Katz leads the boys 200 back heading into night 2 of Junior Nationals.
Rooney roared back in the 2nd circle seeded heat to take lane 4 in the final away from Andrew. Crushing to 50 second barrier, he hit the wall in 49.67.
On Day 3 of the 2015 Orlando Long Course Sectional Championships in Orlando, NCAA champ Caeleb Dressel put on an impressive performance, swimming 3 events in a row and winning gold in two of them.
The Short Course YMCA National Championship meet continues to be a showdown between the girls of Middle Tyger YMCA and the girls of York Y. On Thursday night, Middle Tyger had the upper hand, breaking two national records.
The girls of York YMCA were the stars of day 3 at the Short Course YMCA National Championships in Greensboro. York swept the girls individual events, setting new national records in all three.