Santa Margarita was dominant in the girls meet, sweeping the relays, winning 6 individual events, and recording a trio of 2nd place individual finishes.
Kostoff’s record sat at 4:16.39, but Chai would dip under that mark, swimming a 4:15.91.
The senior has his sights set on Jeff Kostoff’s legendary CIF Division 2 record of 4:16.39.
15-year old Teagan O’Dell won the 200 breaststroke in another lifetime best on Sunday to close the 2021 Kevin B. Perry Invitational.
Rex Maurer (above) was already the fastest 500 freestyler in the high school class of 2023. He dropped another 2 seconds to win a marquee battle on Friday.
The 17-year-old blasted to new meet records of 53.66 and 1:46.47 in the 100 breast and 200 IM, respectively.
Zinn is one of the best 400 IMers in the 13-14 age group historical rankings, and his commitment makes it two years straight of NU nabbing a ranked recruit.
16-year-old Lucy Bell is top seed in the women’s 100 fly at the U.S. Open in Irvine on Friday evening.
Ivan Puskovitch is the top seed in the men’s 50 free on Friday in Irvine.
Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky is entered in the 200/400/800/1500 free next week at Irvine’s U.S. Open meet site.
There’s no clear #1 in the current crop of sophomores. The class centers on IMs and distance free, with some strong international ties and LCM swims.
Freshman Claire Tuggle of Clovis North High School is top seed in the 500 free.
Junior Anicka Delgado was a double winner for Santa Margarita.
Check out our weekly wonders from March 1st-3rd, 2019.
The entire SCS team (above) after their big team win.