Sacred Heart’s Ally Howe Lowers Own 100 Back High School Mark

SANTA CLARA, California, May 17. A day after taking down the national independent school record in the girls 100-yard back, Sacred Heart Prep’s Ally Howe cleared the record again during finals of the CIF Central Coast Section Championships.

Last night, Stanford commit Howe clocked a 51.84 in prelims to beat Missy Franklin’s independent record of 52.30. Tonight, she went even faster with a sizzling 51.54. She missed taking down Olivia Smoliga’s overall and public school record of 51.43 set a year ago.

Earlier in the night, Howe also won the 200-yard IM in 1:57.75 to beat Jasmine Tosky’s sectional record of 1:57.94 from 2009.

=== A – Final ===

1 Howe, Ally 12 Sacred Heart Pre 51.84 51.54!
24.79 51.54 (26.75)

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Author: Jason Marsteller

Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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