Zionsville (IN) Breaks National HS Record in 200 Medley Relay

2017 INDIANA HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • February 24th-25th, 2017
  • IUPUI Natatorium, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Single Classification
  • Live results
  • Full recap to come at the conclusion of the finals session.

The boys’ 200 medley relay from Zionsville High School in Zionsville, Indiana has broken the National Public High School Record in the 200 yard medley relay, swimming a 1:29.44 on Saturday at the Indiana State Championship meet.

The team of Tyler HarmonBrock BrownAndrew Schuler, and Jack Franzman combined to better the 1:29.64 done by Chesterton’s legendary 2014 relay that included future Olympian Blake Pieroni.

While that Chesterton relay was faster on each of the first 3 splits, Zionsville’s anchor Franzman, who would go on to win the 50 free in 20.00, made up the difference with a split more than a full-second better than Chesterton’s anchor.

Comparative splits:

Zionsville ’17 Chesterton ’14
New Record Old Record
Tyler Harmon – 22.68 Aaron Whitaker – 21.90
Brock Brown – 25.18 Jack Wallar – 25.12
Andrew Schuler – 21.79 Blake Pieroni – 21.61
Jack Franzman – 19.79 Gary Kostbade – 21.01
1:29.44 1:29.64

This is the second National Record that has been broken at the state meet.  in the prelims of the 200 free with a 1:33.30, and returned with a 1:33.79 in finals.

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Congratulations to the group of guys from Zionsville great group, of guys they deserve it

Congratulations to the boys from Zionsville. They worked their butts off for this record for the past four years they deserve it!

Aaron Whitaker would’ve been quite a difference-maker in Columbus this weekend.

What ever happened to him?

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