The above photo is from high school, though Sanchez (left) got a great race from Kenisha Liu (right) in the 100 fly tonight.
Fast times went on the board in several events on Friday, including Florida commit Taylor Ault (above) and Michael Lincoln.
His previous best was a 50.52, and he’s now broken the 50-second mark for the first time.
Rising USC junior Riley Scott, swimming with Marin Pirates, is the top seed in both the 100 breast and the 200 IM.
Distance freestyler Leah Braswell of York YMCA has announced via Instagram her intention to swim for the University of Florida in the fall of 2018.
Kevin Litherland blasted a 15:10.93 to lead the afternoon heats of the men’s 1500 free.
Coach Troy noted, “In regards to the entire class they bring a lot to the table. These women fill a lot of the weaknesses we had on last year’s squad and combined with the rest of the team put us in a good place.”
Canadian Olympians Markus Thormeyer and Hilary Caldwell put on a show in the 200 back to open the session.
Just a day after sweeping the sprint titles at the 2017 CIF Southern Section Division 3 Championships, Sierra Canyon’s Nate Biondi was putting up fast times in the long course pool.
Biondi, who gave his verbal commitment to swim for California next fall, was the top seed for the 50 free at the state meet.
A few more images from Division 2 at 2017 CIF-SS.
Crean Lutheran girls crushed the D2 meet record in winning the 200 medley relay.
SwimSwam caught up with Crean Lutheran junior Eva Merrell, who was part of four CIF-Southern Section D2 records in her first outing as a Saint.
Merrell and Garcia were huge in helping Crean Lutheran take the girls’ D2 title.
After a strong swim in the 400 IM on day two, Chase Kalisz will look to win two more events tonight in the 200 fly and 200 IM. He was the only swimmer to put up a time under 2:00 in the 200 fly in prelims.