Richmond qualifies for 50 butterfly final

Seabury Hall alumnus Renny Richmond qualified for the B final in the 50-meter butterfly after finishing 13th in Thursday’s preliminaries of the U.S. Swimming National Championships at Irvine, Calif.

Richmond, who attends the University of Arizona, clocked in at 24.17 seconds. The B finals will be held today.

Former Maui resident Chase Bloch finished 23rd in 24.48 in the 50 butterfly and didn’t qualify for the finals.

Tim Phillips won the event in 23.47.