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Swim notes: Woodbridge hauls in three titles in single weekend
Woodbridge’s swim teams had a busy but successful weekend.
The Warriors’ girls emerged from a tight competition to capture the Canyon Relays on Friday and then turned in a dominant effort at the Kennedy Invitational on Saturday.
Woodbridge also claimed the boys title at Kennedy.
At the Canyon Relays, the Woodbridge and Orange Lutheran girls were tied going into the meet-ending 500-yard freestyle progressive but the Warriors won the race to secure the meet triumph.
At the Kennedy Invitational, the Warriors girls set five meet records en route to scoring 558 points to outdistance Warren at 394.
Freshman Sydney Okubo, sister of former University standout Corey Okubo, won the 500 freestyle (five minutes, 15.86 seconds) and 100 backstroke (59.33) in meet records.
Freshman Molly McCance (50 free, 25.57) and sophomore Whitney Chang (100 butterfly, 58.62) also set meet records.
Okubo, McCance and Chang capped the meet by teaming with Kathryn Krolikowski to capture the 400 free relay in a meet-record in 3:50.08.
Allen Wong helped pace the Woodbridge boys by touching first in the 200 (1:44.15) and 500 (4:45.84) freestyles. The Warriors racked up 505 points to outdistance Warren by 99. …
Brea Olinda edged Orange Lutheran to capture the boys title at the Canyon Relays. The Wildcats trailed the Lancers, 84-82, going into the 500 progressive but finished second in the race, two spots ahead of Orange Lutheran, to seal the title.
Five records were set at the Canyon Relays. …
DOLPHINS BREAK MISSION VIEJO RECORD
Five meet records also fell at the Capistrano Valley Relays on Saturday. Dana Hills’ 200 butterfly relay of Michael Smith, Jack McLaughlin, Owen Kao and Trent Pellini combined for a 1:35.66, which clipped Mission Viejo’s 1999 record of 1:35.83.
MEETS OF THE WEEK
Tesoro plays host to Santa Margarita on Thursday. On Saturday, the boys Millikan Southern Section Relays will be at Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos at 5 p.m.