Karissa Metzger dives into the pool at the start of her school-record-breaking 50 yard freestyle performance.

Metzger Takes Down Two Records at Friday Fights (Photos)

Karissa Metzger won one event, finished third in another, and broke two school records at the Fright Night Fights swim meet in Springfield. (See photos below.)

Metzger finished third in the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 26.55. That was .62 seconds faster than her previous best time, and it beat the previous record in the event, 26.76, set by Mady McCrea last year.

Metzger finished first in the 100 yard freestyle, crushing her own school record of 57.02 by nearly a half-second. She finished in 56.63, finishing nine-tenths of a second ahead of her nearest competitor, Ellie Turnbull of Nixa.

(In the mobile app, view photos here.)

Photos by David Brazeal

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