20-year-old Yufei Zhang edged out Katinka Hosszu, who swam the 200 back and 400 IM in addition to the 200 fly Friday night.
There were also 4 other events in which the top finisher came within half a second of the meet record going into Saturday’s finals session.
Santa Margarita senior and Harvard commit Samantha Shelton tackled a 200 free/200 IM double, with the front end of that producing a lifetime best swim.
Anicka Delgado took the top seed in two events at CIF-SS prelims in Riverside.
Samantha Pearson (above) from Foothill High School swam lifetime bests in the 200 IM and 100 back.
Samantha Shelton was the only swimmer under 2:00 in the 200IM on night two of the 2018 Carlsbad Sectional Championships.
The girls of Santa Margarita High School blew out the field at the CIF Southern Section Division 1 Championship meet, taking down a national high school record that featured four future Division I standouts.
Santa Margarita girls won their third consecutive CIF-Southern Section girls’ title.
Santa Margarita senior Grant Shoults is looking to go out with another record or two in the CIF-SS Division I finals on Saturday.
Grant Shoults broke several meet records at the 44th Annual Foothill Swim Games at Foothill High School in Santa Ana.