Florida rising senior Talia Bates won all six events she swam and posted a lifetime best 50 free time of25.66, taking .07 off her previous best from 2018.
Sarasota Sharks’ Emma Weyant dropped over 5 seconds in her 200 back today in total, even after posting a personal best 1650 free of 16:09.74 between swims.
Lochte claimed victory in the 100 backstroke and 200IM, posting a 1:43.48 in the latter, and finishing with a 4 second lead over the rest of the field.
16-year-old Liam Custer touched 1st in the 500 free with a time of 4:18.49, breaking the 15-16 LSC record set by Nicholas Caldwell in 2010 by 1.79 seconds.
UVA commit Emma Weyant won the 400IM with a lifetime best of 4:04.38, topping Olympic medalist Elizabeth Beisel’s 17-18 age group time of 4:04.59.
Lochte is the top seed going into the 200 free and 100 fly finals tonight. U.S. National Teamer Emma Weyant is 1st in the 200 free and 400IM with best times.
Florida high school D3 school’s wrapped up their season, with both boys and girls competing in their state championship meet.
Last year’s state champions Lawton Chiles continued their strong swimming as they took the top spot at the FHSAA Region 1 meet.
Stanford commit and defending 3A state champion Hayden Kwan was a standout in District 2, easily winning both the 200 IM and 100 back.
Hayden Zheng has verbally committed to Stanford men’s swimming and diving for 2021-22. His 100/200 breast times are already A final-ready for Pac-12s.
Kwan, who is scheduled to arrive at Stanford in the fall of 2021, will bring badly-needed backstroke depth to the Cardinal.
Matthew Fallon (above) is the #3 recruit in the class of 2021 and still hasn’t made his college decision yet. He already has NCAA-worthy times.
At the 2019 FHSAA 3A State meet, the Chiles girls won their first title since 2014 while the Barron Collier boys earned their first-ever state championship.
Mason Laur and the rest of the Barron Collier boys currently headline the FHSAA 3A State Series with the state championship just around the corner.
The Florida HS Class 3A State Series is underway with the completion of the district championships and regionals just days away.