This week's Foothill Swim Games is shaping up as one of the best meets of the regular season. And one of the biggest reasons: the potential matchups in the finals Saturday.
Today's boys prelims at 3 p.m. will help set the stage for Saturday's 10 a.m. finals at Foothill.
Santa Margarita's Grant Shoults has entered the 500-yard free and 200 individual medley.
The junior leads the county in the IM with his early-season 1:48.33. Shoults is coming off a strong showing at the Arena Pro Swim in Mesa, Ariz. but could be challenged in the IM by surging Daniel Tran of University, who is ranked third in the county with a 1:51.24.
Shoults could again blaze in the IM but will be intriguing to watch in the 500. In December, he sizzled a 4:17.52 in a meet for the Mission Viejo Nadadores. Could he set his sights this weekend on Nick Norman's county-leading 4:23.76?Read the rest of this entry »