Junior Casey Cunningham won two events Saturday to help the Saddleback Valley Christian girls swimming team capture the inaugural Freelance Invitational at Capistrano Valley.
Cunningham touched first in the 200 (1 minute, 58.07 seconds) and 500-yard (5:09.23) freestyles. Both times were well under the CIF Division 3 automatic qual
League finals in swimming and diving arrive next week.
Here is a league-by-league preview of the swimming races:
• Academy: Crean Lutheran’s defending champion girls could start to build momentum for a CIF-SS Division 2 title push. One newcomer to watch is Saints diminutive freshman sprinter Elise Garcia
SAGE HILL 106, CREAN LUTHERAN 42
WHITNEY 94, CREAN LUTHERAN 60
SANTA MARGARITA 128, JSERRA 38
MATER DEI 115, SERVITE 55
CORONA DEL MAR 109, NEWPORT HARBOR 61 200-yard medley re
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA - There were six reigning CIF-SS individual or relay titlists speeding through the pool.
There was a defending Division 1 team champion and last season’s runner-up. There were races settled by narrow touches and one of the fastest 200-yard individual medley events in Orange County history.
San Clemente senior swimmer Josh Swart has signed with Kentucky, Tritons athletic director Jon Hamro reports.
Swart clocked a 1:39.85 in the 200-yard free at the CIF Division 1 meet last season and also finished seventh in the 100 back (50.04).
Earlier this week, he swam the butterfly on the Tritons' school-record a
The stage seemed set for a dramatic finish Wednesday when Northwood boys swimming coach Alex Nieto asked Corona del Mar coach Barry O’Dea, “Are you ready for an exciting meet?”
Oh, were the Sea Kings ready.
Second-ranked Corona del Mar sprinted past the No. 3 Timberwolves in the second half of the
LOS ALAMITOS - Edison’s fourth-ranked girls swimming team raced efficiently to its destination Tuesday, creating few waves in its Sunset League title defense.
Los Alamitos’ unranked boys stirred up the league waters but also reached their desired finish.
The final day of the Sunset dual-meet season offered varying sty
Orange County’s two leading Division 1 contenders used the Foothill Swim Games this past Saturday to strengthen their fleets for the CIF-SS prelims.
Santa Margarita’s girls and University’s boys, both looking to defend their swimming and diving titles, picked up new automatic qualifiers for the Division 1 prelims May 14
The junior moved to fourth in county history by winning the backstroke in a meet-record 53.79 at the Foothill Swim Games and also raced on two meet-record relays and finished second in the butterfly (54.90).
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SANTA ANA – The outside temperatures at the Foothill Swim Games hovered on the cool side Saturday. The readings on the timing board showed that the water actually was sizzling.
“That was smoke,” Crean Lutheran coach Craig Brown jubilantly declared after the girls 200-yard medley relay.
Edison swimmer Thomas Smith quickly changed course before his impromptu question for Aaron Peirsol meandered.
The senior caught himself discussing backstroke technique with arguably the greatest backstroker of all-time when he realized he actually wanted tips on transitioning to college.
Newport Harbor’s boys
Roster depth is a desired attribute for dual-meet swimming, but consistent first-place touches are more valuable. Woodbridge’s girls team made that clear Thursday.
The 10th-ranked Warriors captured all three relays and seven of the eight individual events to collect a critical victory, 90-80, against No. 7 Irvine in a Pacific Coast
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