First-day leaders Ventura and Santa Barbara held their ground on the second day of the 2016 Western State Conference Swimming & Diving Championships at Cuesta College on Friday.
Ventura leads the men’s competition with 401 points, while Santa Barbara leads the women’s with 505.5.
Santa Monica’s Zhen Tao set a WSC Championship record in the men’s 200 freestyle at 1 minute, 38.15 seconds, beating out the next closest competitor by 10 seconds. Cuesta’s Mick Ringgold was fourth in the event. The Cuesta men are fifth overall.
2015 title-winners Santa Barbara was paced by wins by Addison Seale, Haley Crowley and Reese Ellestad in the 400 individual medley, 100 breaststroke and 100 backstroke, respectively.
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Cuesta ended the second day in fourth place in the women’s competition. Megan Miller was second in the 100 butterfly in 1:02.97 — moving her into the top 10 best times in school history in the event.
Ande Miller broke her own school record in the 400 IM prelims with a time of 4:58.36.