Carondelet sets new national girls swim record

Anyone who showed up late to today’s North Coast Section swimming championships missed perhaps the most exciting race of the day. Carondelet’s 200-yard medley relay team, made up of Madison White (backstroke), Allison Gargalikis (breaststroke), Christina Ray (butterfly) and Chelsea Chenault (freestyle) set a new national high school record in the event with a time of 1:40.80. The previous record of 1:41.68 was set a year ago by Carmel High School in Indiana. The scariest part might be that the Cougars’ relay team is comprised entirely of non-seniors. Chenault and White are freshmen, Ray is a sophomore and Gargalikis is a junior.
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