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Women’s 1000 Free
Georgia commit Madison
Homovich of Marlins of Raleigh took the first
women’s event of the 2018 NCSA Junior Nationals, winning the
1000 free in 9:33.63. Scottsdale’s Ashley
Strouse dropped an impressive 9:40.58 to take second.
13 year old Claire
Tuggle of Clovis, who set multiple National Age Group
records at this meet last year as a 12 year old, finished third in
Women’s 100 IM
In the women’s 100 IM, Aquajets’s Isabelle
Stadden was the lone swimmer to dip under 55 seconds.
Stadden claimed first place with her time of 54.81. Grace
Countie of Marlins of Raleigh was second in 55.16.
Countie just out touched her teammate, Abigail Arens,
who came in third in 55.19.
Fourth place went to Arlington Aquatics’s Victoria
Huske in 55.31. Phoebe
Bacon of Nation’s Capital followed close behind
for fifth in 55.32.
Skinner of the Norther KY Clippers placed sixth in
55.41, while NOVA’s Grace
Sheble was seventh in 55.42. Valerie
Tarazi of the Mundelein Mustangs rounded out the top
eight in 55.70.
Women’s 4×200 Free Relay
Nation’s Capital’s relay of Sinead
Eksteen (1:48.69), Madeline
Laporte (1:48.16), Isabella
Gati (1:49.36), and Katelyn
Mack (1:48.38) claimed the women’s 4×200
free relay in 7:14.59. Second place went to the team of
Arens (1:49.49), Homovich (1:47.15), and Adrianna
Cera (1:51.07) from Marlins of Raleigh in 7:15.07. The
NOVA of Virginia relay of Grace Sheble (1:47.02), Megan
Pulley (1:50.14), Sydney
Whiting (1:48.96), and Caroline
Sheble (1:50.41) finished third in 7:16.53.