WATCH: Girls 200 IM, Boys 100 Breast Prelim Heats At CIF-SS Division 1


The 2018 CIF-Southern Section Division 1 prelims took place on Thursday in Riverside, with finals set for Saturday afternoon, beginning at 4 pm. In addition to Tea Laughlin‘s 100 back race video, we’ve also got footage of a few of the faster heats in the girls 200 IM and boys 100 breast, courtesy of Bryant Lum.

In the penultimate heat of the girls 200 IM, Santa Margarita senior Samantha Shelton took the top seed heading to the final in a time of 2:00.11. Laughlin, a sophomore from Ventura, also swam in the heat, posting the 6th best overall time in 2:03.22. The race video can be found below:

The final heat of the boys 100 breast saw three qualify for the A-final, led by Corona del Mar senior Ryan Schildwachter, who clocked a time of 55.94 to sit 2nd overall. The heat also features Loyola junior James Lee (57.09) and Ventura senior Justin Lum (57.29), who qualified 4th and 5th. Northwood senior Henry Wu leads the pack with a time of 55.12. Check out the race video below:

You can follow along with tomorrow’s finals session at the live results link here (also on Meet Mobile), and read a full breakdown of Thursday’s prelims here. For a comprehensive guide to all of the California section meets, click here.

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About James Sutherland

James Sutherland

James swam five years at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in 2018, graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 2019 he completed his graduate degree in sports journalism. Prior to going to Laurentian, James swam …

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