Vargas touched first in 4:16.54, chipping just over 2 seconds off his previous best of 4:18.58.
While defending champions Loyola won the 400 free relay with a new DI Meet Record, Santa Margarita’s 4th place finish earned them the title by 1.5 points.
After the meet’s cancellation last season, the 2021 CIF Southern Section Division 1, 2, 3, and 4Championships are set to take place this week.
He was 1:52.93 in the 200m free, 3:59.84 in the 400m free and 8:15.74 in the 800m free, taking third in the 200 and 800 and second in the 400 in Richmond.
Ashley Twichell will contest in the 1500 free tonight while the men’s 100 free will feature Justin Ress, Michael Chadwick, Coleman Stewart, and David Curtiss.
After rocketing to a new best of 21.87 this morning in the 50 free, 18-year-old David Curtiss will try to go deeper under 22 tonight as the top seed.
The first full day of racing at the Richmond PSS gets underway this morning with heats of the 200 free, 100 breast, 100 fly, and 400 IM.
15-year olds Lily Neumann and Macky Hodges both swam best times in the 50 meter free on Sunday that are among the best in the country post-quarantine.
Check out our Weekly Wonders from Nov. 1-3, 2019.