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On Saturday, May 12 at the Central Coast Section (CCS) swimming championships, the Burlingame High School girls won the 200 yard Medley Relay and set a new CCS record in the event, earning All American honors as well. The Medley team consists of Leah Goldman, back; Maddy Gebhard, breast; Naomi Thomas, fly; and Kristin Brennand, free.
Individually, Naomi Thomas came in fourth in 100 yard butterfly and top 16 in 100 breaststroke. Leah Goldman won the 100 breaststroke and took fourth in the 200 individual medley. Maddy Gebhard took second in the 100 breaststroke. Kristen Brennand was a top finisher in 200 IM and 100 free and Marie Maxwell was a top 16 finisher in 200 and 500 yard freestyle.
Naomi, Leah and Maddy earned individual All American honors for their achievements. Overall, BHS took 4th place at CCS, one of the fastest high school swimming competitions in the country. Congratulations to coaches Chris Culp and Terry Horn and to the Panther Girls!