SWM: Royals relay team posts auto CIF time

San Marcos’ young relay team of Maddie Kriz, Dasha Depew, Grace Pizzinat and Olivia Smith recorded an automatic CIF time of 3:40.10 in the 400 free style relay in Tuesday’s win over Orcutt Academy.

Megan Bergthold was also at her best, swimming personal bests in two events: 2:06.71 in the 200 free and 5:38.56 in the 500 free.


Pizzinat, Emma del Sol, Annaka Avelar and Kate Coski also posted season bests in individual events.

The San Marcos boys won by a wide 116-52 margin. Simone Andreetto (200 IM and 100 Fly) and George Kuesis (200 Free and 100 Free) were double winners. Andreetto and Kuesis were on both of San Marcos’ winning relay teams as well.

Taylor Lund’s times in the 200 IM and 500 free were personal records.

The Royals host Buena in a Channel League meet on Friday.