16-year old Hook continued to show off her versatility on Sunday. She has the fastest times in the class of ’22 in the 200 fly, 200 IM, and 1650 free.
Curzan went faster than Gretchen Walsh’s 15-16 NAG record in the 100 free, while she also hit a best in the 200 fly at the TAC Titans Intrasquad.
Claire Curzan swam faster than another one of her own National Age Group Records on Saturday, though there’s still not clarity on whether it will count.
There’s no clear #1 in the current crop of sophomores. The class centers on IMs and distance free, with some strong international ties and LCM swims.
YMCA Hub Fins’ Sam Stewart, a former Texas Longhorn, was 2nd in the 100 free with a 50.67, marking his first time under 51 in the event.
The team of Michael Cotter, Lance Norris, David Greeley and Braeden Haughey combined for a 6:36.61 to break the record of 6:38.07 set by DART in 2018.
Leading off the 800 free relay for the Tac Titans was junior standout Claire Curzan. She broke 1:46 for the first time in 1:45.47.
U.S. Open will feature some top junior swimmers, including Olympic contenders like Carson Foster & Luca Urlando as well as fast risers like Hunter Armstrong.
Fresh off hitting the qualifying time in the men’s 400 FR on Day 3, TAC Titans 15-year-old Braeden Haughey qualified for next Summer’s Trials in another event
With that swim, Worden came in just under the 2020 Olympic Trials cut of 2:14.59.
Along with Claire Curzan’s 13-14 100 FL NAG, 3 more Sectional meet records were broken.
Veteran Ashely Twichell set a new meet record on the first night of the 2019 Cary Sectionals.
Charlotte Hook (pictured above) and Tona Zinn stood out among their peers in 2018.
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Meghan Lynch and Ronald Dalmacio were the top 11-12 age groupers of the year for 2016.