Among the major changes coming to the high school rule books includes the allowance of track start blocks, and a change to the underwater pullout rules. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Stephen Stumph is part of what Dean Ottati believes is one of the best senior classes in North Coast Section history. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Carondelet’s Chelsea Chenault, above, is just one of the many stars that populate California’s East Bay League. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
It’s the beginning of May, and the smell of S.A.M.M.S. swim meet results are in the air. To save you…
The boys from Capistrano Valley celebrate their boys’ Division 1 California Southern Section Championship. (Photo: Victoria Lepesant)
Jan Sakonju from Crescenta Valley talks before the Division 2 Championship about building up the new swimmers, and getting lucky with some superstars. (Photo: Anne Lepesant)
Kiri Harvey (right) poses with her Cerritos 400 free relay teammates after a clutch victory gave them the CIF Division 4 title by a mere three points. (Photo: Anne Lepesant)
Anne Lepesant talks with Division 2 CIFSS superstar Kyle Coan at this weekend’s championships.
Kyle Coan from Los Osos High was the star of the night at the Division II Championship meet. (Photo: Anne Lepesant)
Kaitlyn Albertoli, Karli Thuen, Rebecca Millard, and Katie McLaughlin pose after breaking the National High School Record in the girls’ 400 free relay. (Photo: Anne Lepesant)
The girls from Cerritos High School celebrate a hard-fought Division 4 State Championship. (Photo: Anne Lepesant)
Ally Howe leads the field into the final of the 200 IM by over 2 seconds. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
“Crean Lutheran’s second record of the night came in the 200 IM. Sophomore Ella Eastin took off like a shot and had nearly half a pool length lead after the first two legs (at 53.65). She finished in an astounding 1:55.15!” (Video coverage: Anne Lepesant )
Lindsey Engel of Crean Lutheran High School broke an 28-year old Division 3 Record in the 50 free.
The Crean Lutheran Swim Team takes coach Craig Brown for a plunge after winning the CIF Southern Section Division 3 Championships. (Photo: Anne Lepesant)