Santa Margarita Dominates CIF Trinity League Championships


  • May 1 – 4, 2018
  • Eagle Aquatics Center, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Results on Meet Mobile

Santa Margarita emerged victorious on the boys’ and girls’ side earlier this week, claiming the 2018 Trinity League titles.

Sophomore Ella Ristic came up big for Santa Margarita, claiming the 200 free (1:46.98) and the 100 free (50.05). Ristic also led off the winning 200 medley relay with a 26.27. Samantha Shelton, a senior, also contributed two individual wins. Shelton dueled with her teammate and fellow senior Isabelle Odgers in the 200 IM, coming out on top 2:00.63 to 2:00.88, while she was 55.97 to win the 100 back. Odgers, meanwhile, posted a 1:02.82 to win the 100 breast.

Anicka Delgado, a Santa Margarita sophomore, took the 50 free in 23.09. She would later take the 100 fly, too, with a time of 54.17. Santa Margarita won all three relays.

Stephanie Su, a Mater Dei junior, was the sole winner not from Santa Margarita, as she swam a 4:49.53 to take the 500 free.

Santa Margarita’s boys also won the conference title, with senior Kevin Tu adding two individual wins to propel them to victory. Tu was 1:42.24 to win the 200 free, then edged out his teammate AJ Rossman in the 100 back, 50.36 to 50.54.

Jackson Odgers, another Santa Margarita senior, was also a double winner. He posted a 58.99 to win the 100 breast and was 1:52.47 to win the 200 IM. Odgers also split a 22.67 fly leg on Santa Margarita’s winning 200 medley relay.



  1. Santa Margarita 523.5
  2. Mater Dei 474
  3. Servite 277.5
  4. Lutheran/Orange 243
  5. St. John Bosco 235
  6. Jserra 206


  1. Santa Margarita 691
  2. Mater Dei 459
  3. Lutheran/Orange 282
  4. Jserra 216
  5. Rosary 141

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2 years ago

That’s because they are all club swimmers.

About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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