Saint Andrew’s butterflyer Diego Balbi, who notched 3 new PBs at FHSAA 1A States on Saturday, has verbally committed to USC.
California native Pierce O’Grady has announced his decision to remain in-state and join his older brother at USC for the 2024-2025 season.
Turkey’s Sanberk Oktar, who won the 200 IM at last summer’s World Junior Championships, will join the USC class of 2028.
The USC Trojans picked up a commitment in the form of breaststroker Nathan Wu, a CIF state record holder in 200 medley relay.
Fresh off breaking the 500 free national high school record, Rex Maurer heads into finals of the 2023 CIF State Champs as top seed in the 200 and 500 free.
Though it was just the prelims session, there was a ton of fast swimming on Friday, including five CIF meet records.
Teagan O’Dell took down her own 100 back meet record from prelims and helped break another in the 200 free relay on Friday night.
Kozan broke her sister’s two-year-old conference record to help guide the Santa Margarita girls to their 23rd consecutive Trinity League title.
Santa Margarita, a premier high school program in the country currently, broke a National HS Record at the meet, but that was just the tip of the iceberg.
Crow Canyon’s Raya Mellot, 15, won the women’s 200 breast in 2:10.15, taking 0.01 seconds off her previous best in the event.
Bella Sims is focusing on races she didn’t swim at Winter Juniors -West last weekend, which includes the 4th-fastest 400 yard IM in history.
Two of the country’s top high school programs faced off in a dual meet competition, with Loyola High School defeating Santa Margarita High School.
The #9 Harvard men defeated MIT 14-5 to finish the regular season with a 27-0 (10-0 NWPC) record. With the win, the Crimson tie a school record with 27 wins.
With seven upsets and six overtime contests and 171 scoring efforts of three goals or more, the choices for conference players of the week were plentiful.
The entire SCS team (above) after their big team win.