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High-Seeded Bustos Scratches 100 BR to Deal with 100 FL At Richmond PSS Finals



17-year-old Arsenio Bustos was this morning’s quickest qualifier within the 100 breaststroke, however will scratch that race in favor of the 100 fly tonight.

Bustos went 1:03.54 this morning, a brand new private greatest within the 100-meter breaststroke race. However Bustos additionally swam the 100 fly in a troublesome two-event combo, going 54.44. That’s 1.6 seconds from his private greatest. Bustos is the fifth seed into tonight’s 100 fly closing, and would have a shot to win the race if he can swim his greatest time of 52.88 or higher.

The one different main finals scratch is one other younger swimmer paring down from a multi-event prelims. 16-year-old Tess Howley certified second general on this morning’s 200 free (2:01.16 and a brand new career-best), however will tonight concentrate on her 100 fly, the place she went 1:00.26 this morning and was simply over a tenth off her career-best. Howley is the highest seed heading into tonight’s 100 fly closing.

Listed below are all scratches out of the highest eight for tonight’s closing:

Girls’s 200 free:

Males’s 200 free:

Girls’s 100 breast:

Males’s 100 breast:

Girls’s 100 fly:

Males’s 100 fly:

Girls’s 400 IM:

Males’s 400 IM: