Water Polo

San Dieguito swimming team makes splash in first year

San Dieguito swimming team makes splash in first year

At the 2019 CIF Swimming & Diving Championships held May 4 at Del Norte High School San Dieguito Academy finished 14th in the girls’ Division II race with 43 points. SDA wound up with 24 points on the boys’ side which left them 22nd in the standings. Not incredibly astonishing figures when compared to the 347 points racked up by the victorious La Costa Canyon girls or the 344 compiled by Cathedral Catholic’s runner-up boys.

That is, not until you factor in one small detail—a year ago at this time, the Mustangs didn’t even have a program. No coach, no uniforms, no athletes. Then it becomes a bit mind-boggling that this squad, without a single senior or assistant coach, even...

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