Millard North junior Hannah Hailu's chart-topping performance exceeded even her coach's expectations

While Hannah Hailu and Mustangs coach Andy Cunningham believed her times would improve significantly this season, they didn’t expect it would happen in mid-January.

Hannah Hailu

Millard North's Hannah Hailu is the state leader in the girls 200 IM (2:07.53) and 100 butterfly (56.81). “We’ve all been focused on trying to work really hard leading up to metro and state,” Hailu said.

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