Torri Huske Goes 1:58 in 200 Free at TYR 18U Spring Cup (All Site Roundups)

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Torri Huske; Photo Courtesy: Connor Trimble

Torri Huske clocked in at 1:58.09 in the 200 freestyle Friday night at the Richmond section of the TYR 18U Spring Cup, attaining another Olympic Trials Cut.

The meet is being held at four locations – Richmond, Orlando, Irvine and Des Moines – this weekend for the top 18-and-under swimmers in the nation.

Huske also won the 100 butterfly in 57.61, more than three seconds faster than her opposition.

Lauren Walsh picked up an Olympic Trials cut in winning the girls 100 breaststroke in 1:10.35. Zoe Dixon went 4:46.12 to win the 400 individual medley ahead of Sophia Duncan in an event that produced five Olympic Trials cuts.

On the boys side, Josh Matheny won the 100 breast in 1:02.39, ahead of Jakob Frick, who picked up a trials cut in 1:02.63. Paige McKenna (800 free), Shane Washardt (1,500 free), Daniel Diehl (200 free), Ryan Branon (100 fly) and Tanner Nelson (400 IM) also picked up wins.

At the Des Monies TYR 18U Spring Cup:

The girls 100 breast picked up featured five swimmers with Trials cuts in the fastest race of the meet. Lucy Thomas won that in 1:09.04. Fifth was Meredith Smithbaker, who dropped more than a second and a half in prelims to get to Trials. The 200 free was similarly quick with three trials cuts: Malia Rausch won in 2:00.87, Ashley Strouse was second and Aurora Roghair is Trials bound after tying the cut line in prelims at 2:01.69. Rausch also earned a Trials cut in the 400 IM, second by a half-second to winner Kathryn McCarthy (4:49.13).

Luke Hobson (1:49.44 in the 200 free) and Daniel Matheson (4:24.04 in the 400 IM) both got their trials cuts in the morning session before winning at night. Matheson also won the 1,500 on Thursday night. William Modglin won the 100 fly in 54.40, an exciting final with five swimmers under 55 seconds.

Jillian Cox won the girls 800 free, Adam Fusti-Molnar claimed the boys 100 breast and Scarlet Martin was quickest in the girls 100 fly.

At the Orlando TYR 18U Spring Cup:

Sara Stolter broke one minute for the first time in the 100 butterfly to win in 59.58. She was followed to the wall by three swimmers – Jordan Galiano, Kiley Wilhelm, Heidi Smithwick – who picked up Trials cuts on the night. Stolter also finished second in the 200 free to attain a trials cut by .09 seconds. Summer Cardwell won that event in 2:00.88.

The boys side saw big time drops to get under Trials standards. Matthew Fallon trimmed nearly two seconds to 1:01.57 to win the 100 breast ahead of Henry Bethel. Jay Baker picked up his cut in the 400 IM in 4:24.72, followed by Peter Bretzmann, who cut nearly five seconds from his seed time to get to Trials.

Michelle Morgan and Joshua Brown won the distance events Thursday. Samuel Hoover (200 free), Kelley Wetteland (100 breast), Holden Smith (100 fly) and Sumner Chmielewski (400 IM) also earned wins.

At the Irvine TYR 18U Spring Cup:

Justina Kozan pulled out a pair of victories Friday, going 1:58.10 to outduel Claire Tuggle (2:00.57) in the 200 free. She then dominated the 400 IM by more than 12.5 seconds to win in 4:42.05. Tuggle won the 800 free in 8:43.97 Thursday.

Katelyn Crom cracked a minute in the 100 fly to win in 59.70. Second was Ecuadorian Anicka Delgado, followed by three with Trials cuts. Ana Adame won the 100 breast in 1:09.37, .15 ahead of Skyler Smith.

On the boys side, Humberto Najera finished the night session with the swim of the day, going 4:24.80 in the 400 IM to earn a Trials cut. It’s a cut of nearly six seconds from his seed time. Mohammed Kamal got his trials cut in the 100 fly in 53.71. Christopher O’Brady outdueled Liyang Sun by .02 in the 100 breast, through both were just over a tenth shy of the trials standard. Samuel Quarles (200 free) and Matthew Chai (1,500 free) also registered wins.

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