PASA's Liang adds two titles in USA Futures Championship


Palo Alto senior Alex Liang, swimming with Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics, added two more titles to his resume in the USA Futures Championships at Stanford on Saturday, winning the 100 back and 400 free. He won the 200 free and placed second in the 100 fly on Friday.

Stanford's Andrew Liang had the top time in the preliminaries of the 200 fly, but did not swim in the finals, where Gunn grad Daichi Matsuda placed second behind Brooks Fail.

PASA's Max Pokutta won the men's 200 breast and Isabelle Henig placed third in the women's 200 fly and was among the top qualifiers in the 400 free. Zoe Lusk was in the championship final of the 200 breast and Grace Zhao reached the 'A' final of the 50 free. Jennifer Campbell recorded the top swim in the prelims of the 200 fly and Leah Goldman qualified for the 'A' final.

Benjamin Ho swam in the 'A' final of the 50 free, while Joao Ama was in the 'C' final. Joe Molinari was also in the 100 back 'A' final and recorded the 32nd best time in the preliminaries of the 200 breast. Lucca Martins qualified for the 'B' final of the 100 back and the 'C' final of the 400 free.

Elsewhere on the women's side, Campbell and Danielle Carter each qualified for a consolation final of the 100 back; Chloe Kennedy Isleta and Natalie Tuck each recorded top times in the preliminaries of the 200 breast; Matte Snow qualified for a consolation final of the 50 free and Isleta added a top time in the 200 fly.

Stanford's Nicole Stafford and Lindsey Engel recorded two of the top six prelim times in the 50 free, but did not compete in the finals.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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