The Randolph County area YMCA swim team traveled to Atlanta (Ga.) last week to compete in the YMCA Long Course National Championships.
The team was made up five swimmers - Samantha Hall, Patricia Loughney, Courtney Miller, Maggie Miller and Brooke Newcome.
Maggie Miller won the national championship in the 100-meter backstroke with a time of 1:04.15 on the first day of competition.
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Buckhannon’s Maggie Miller won a national championship in the 100-meter backstroke at the YMCA?Long Course Championships.
Miller, who is from Buckhannon, also placed second in the 50-meter with a time of 30.83 and the 200 with a time of 2:18.60.
She also had her best time in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:07.07.
In addition to the national title, Miller's times also qualified her to swim the backstroke at the USA Junior National Championship in Indianapolis on Aug. 13.
Teammates Hall and sister Courtney Miller, also advanced to the finals in the 50-yard backstroke.
Courtney Miller also advanced to the finals in the 100-yard backstroke with a final time of 1:07.61, while Hall had her best time in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:10.28.
Hall also competed in the 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter freestyle with times of 28.13 and 1:01.13. She also had a nationals qualifying time in the 200 freestyle (2:16.61).
The medley relay team of Courtney Miller, Patricia Loughney, Maggie Miller and Hall placed 28th in both 200 and 400-meter medley relays.
The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Maggie Miller, Brooke Newcome, Courtney Miller and Samantha Hall finished with a time of 1:54.16