Caitlin Brooks swam a monster lifetime best in the 200 back and is the 11th-fastest US woman this year to close the Gainesville Sectionals.
Dressel, who was tenths shy of her best in the 100 back, came back to win the 50 fly shortly after with a lifetime best 27.06.
Kieran Smith continues his Gainesville dominance with another lifetime best in the 400 IM and entering the top 10 US times.
National champion True Sweetser will be competing at the Gainesville sectionals this weekend alongside an all-star group of Florida HS state champions.
Last year’s #1-ranked recruit graduated early, leaving this class a little thinner than it was. But new #1 Kate Douglass is a tailor-made NCAA prospect with sprint speed across all four strokes – and she’s part of a monster recruiting class for one rising NCAA program.
The meet will feature some top talent from the U.S. juniors and Canada.
While older sister Emma (above) got 3 wins at the meet and finished 2nd in the individual high point standings, Gracie was the winner on the final day.
On day 3 of the Plantation Sectionals, Bruno Fratus returned to competition after receiving shoulder surgery to win the 50 free.
The Jamaican Olympian won the 100 breaststroke in about the same time as what she swam in March of last year.
Charlotte Hook was just six tenths off of the 200 fly NAG record this morning with a 1:56.63.
Brothers Carson (200 backstroke) and Jake Foster (200 breaststroke) of Mason Manta Rays each claimed top seeds on day 4 prelims in Greensboro.
Alex Walsh and Carson Foster are each scratching an event in Friday night’s finals sessions at Winter Juniors – East.
Maddie Deucher has committed to swim for the University of Kentucky’s class of 2023.
Buchholz’s Talia Bates won her 4th-straight state title in the 50 free and her 3rd-straight title in the 100 free.
2018 FHSAA 4A State Championships Nov. 10, 2018 Meet Timeline Results Index State Selection Sheet Live Webcast Link Live Results…