Buchholz’s Talia Bates won her 4th-straight state title in the 50 free and her 3rd-straight title in the 100 free.
Buchholz’s Talia Bates, the 3-time defending 50 free state champion and 2-time defending champ in the 100 fly, has already hit the AA-A standard in the 50 free this season. Her regionals time of 22.85 makes her the top seed for states and the region 1 champion.
All-in-all, the Buchholz girls took down 5 records: the 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 free relay, 100 breast (Ivey), and 100 fly (Bates).
U.S. World Championships team member and Florida commit Robert Finke, a Countryside senior, is set up to defend his titles in the 200 IM and 500 free.
We’ve put together all the information you need to follow the series, along with the defending champions of each district.
Alex Walsh has scratched tonight’s 100 free B final, which allows her sister, Gretchen, to avoid a swim-off against Paige Hedrick.
Morgan Tankersley smashed a pair of state records tonight, clocking a 1:44.3 in the 200 free and a 4:37.6 in the 500 free en route to 2 state championship titles.
Plant’s Morgan Tankersley put up a pair of statement swims at the region 2 meet, clocking Automatic All-American times in the 200 free (1:46.26) and 500 free (4:43.18).
The Buchholz girls broke the state 200 free relay record in taking the region 1 title.