South Florida Aquatic Club Leads Winter Championships After Day Two, Relays Shine


WRITTEN BY SHARON ROBB

November 20, 2010

Heading into the third and final day of the Speedo Florida Gold Coast Winter Championships at Plantation Central Park Aquatic Complex, SOFLO leads the combined and girls team points race.

Buoyed by relays and depth, SOFLO leads the combined team scores with 1,220.50 points and is the only team to crack 1,000 points after two days of competition. Two-time defending champion Fort Lauderdale Aquatics is second with 964.

SOFLO edges FLA in the girls team standings, 731-706 and defending boys champion Davie Nadadores leads the boys team standings with 578. Metro Aquatics is second with 553.50 and SOFLO is third with 489.50.

The girls relays turned in some outstanding performances.

SOFLO’s Emily Greenwood, Alia Atkinson, Jessie Alcaide and Lindsey McKnight won the open 200-yard medley relay event in 1:46.61. SOFLO placed second in 10-and-unders with Sarah Bucaro, Delanie Perez, Bianca Monti and Catharine Cooper in 2:16.57.  SOFLO was also second in the 13-14 with Tyla Martin, Jillian Alexander, Maria Lopez, Mia Fiorenzi in 1:56.07.

SOFLO was third in the 11-12 200-yard medley relay with Samantha Stinemire, Audrey Mason, Allison Kopas and Sophia Bucaro in 2:02.59.

In the 200-yard freestyle relay, SOFLO’s 10-and-under relay was second with Sarah Bucaro, Maya Ginzburg, Bianca Monti and Catharine Cooper in 1:59.35.

SOFLO won the open 400-yard medley relay with Greenwood, Atkinson, McKnight and Alcaide in 3:50.62.

SOFLO was second in the 11-12 400-yard medley relay with Samantha Stinemire, Audrey Mason, Allison Kopas and Sophia Bucaro in 4:28.43 and was also second in the 13-14 relay with Steph Campo, Mia Fiorenzi, Maria Lopez and Emma Lincoln in 4:07.53.

Julie Stupp, Emily Kopas, Alcaide and Atkinson were also individual winners.

Stupp won the open 400-yard individual medley in 4:28.83.

Kopas won the 13-14 200-yard breaststroke in 2:18.55 and was second in the 400 IM in 4:31.05. Allison Kopas was second in the 11-12 400 IM in 5:03.82.

Alcaide won the open 50-yard butterfly in 25.47.

Atkinson, a two-time Olympian for Jamaica, won the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:15.53.

In the 200-yard freestyle, Catharine Cooper was second in the 10-and-under event in 2:12.53 and Tyla Martin was third in the 13-14 200 freestyle in 1:55.80.

Lindsey McKnight was second in the 15-16 50-yard butterfly in 26.15 and Charlotte Hartung was second in the open 100-yard backstroke in 58.53.

SOFLO’s younger swimmers dominated the boys relays.

The 11-12 200-yard medley relay of Gustavo Valery, Tristian Celestin, Alfredo Mesa Jr. and Cristian Rossi won in 1:57.36 and 11-12 400-yard medley relay of Juan Lucas, Celestin, Carlos Rodriguez and Rossi won in 4:18.59.

SOFLO’s 10-and-under 200-yard freestyle relay of Kevin Porto, Andrea Lares, Samuel Quintero and Jorge Depassier finished second in 1:58.85. Depassier was also third in the 50-yard butterfly in 31.63.

Italian Valerio Rasi was second in the open 100-yard backstroke in 52.89.

The meet concludes on Sunday with prelims at 8:30 a.m. and finals at 5 p.m.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com.

DAY TWO RESULTS

COMBINED TEAM TOTALS

1.South Florida Aquatic Club 1,220.50, 2. Fort Lauderdale Aquatics 964, 3. Davie Nadadores 913, 4. Metro Aquatic Club of Miami 774, 5. Pine Crest Swimming 765.50, 6. Lake Lytal Lightning 382, 7. AK Sharks 378, 8. Stingray Aruba 378, 9. Rockway 362, 10. Jupiter Dragons 324.50.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS

1.South Florida Aquatic Club 731, 2. Fort Lauderdale Aquatics 706, 3. Pine Crest Swimming 501.50, 4. Davie Nadadores 335, 5. AK Sharks 227, 6. Metro Aquatics 220.50, 7. Jupiter Dragons Swim Team 211, 8. Stingray Aruba 193, 9. Lake Lytal Lightning 179, 10. Miami Dade County Aquatic Club 169.

GIRLS INDIVIDUALS

200-yard medley relay: 10-and-under, 1. Fort Lauderdale Aquatics (Julianna Russell, Manuela Dangond, Adriana Rodriguez) 2:13.23, SOFLO: 2. “A” (Sarah Bucaro, Delanie Perez, Bianca Monti, Catharine Cooper) 2:16.57; 11-12, 1. FLA 2:01.84, SOFLO: 3. “A” (Samantha Stinemire, Audrey Mason, Allison Kopas, Sophia Bucaro) 2:02.59, 6. SOFLO “B” (Danielle Ginzburg, Kelley Heron, Jessica Rodriguez, Monica Rodriguez) 2:09.40; 13-14, 1. Pine Crest (Miriyam Ghali, Lindsey Swartz, Hannah Veale, Caroline Nava) 1:52.15, SOFLO: 2. “A” (Tyla Martin, Jillian Alexander, Maria Lopez, Mia Fiorenzi) 1:56.07, 6. “B” (Steph Campo, Kelly Kealty, Emma Lincoln, Kylie Herman) 1:58.80; Open: 1. SOFLO “A” (Emily Greenwood, Alia Atkinson, Jessie Alcaide, Lindsey McKnight) 1:46.61, SOFLO: 13. “B” (Amber Hunter, Carly Swanson, Linea Cutter, Victoria Sage) 2:05.44.

200-yard freestyle: 10-and-under, 1. Alicia Mancilla, Miami-Dade 2:10.00,  SOFLO: 2. Catharine Cooper 2:12.53, 11. Sarah Bucaro 2:25.27, 14. Bianca Monti 2:28.37, 23. Delanie Perez 2:31.86, 30. Jennifer Rodriguez 2:35.01, 38. Maya Ginzburg 2:43.12, 11-12, 1. Rose Smiddy, AK Sharks 2:00.27, SOFLO: 6. Sophia Bucaro 2:09.54, 11. Samantha Stinemire 2:10.56, 32. Stephanie Mlujeak 2:15.33, 34. Kelley Heron 2:15.63, 35. Audrey Mason 2:15.86, 43. Monica Rodriguez 2:16.86, 45. Alani Carrasco 2:17.48, 47. Lillian Calero 2:17.90 68. Natalie Valderrama 2:22.79, 13-14, 1. Clara Smiddy, AK Sharks 1:51.35, SOFLO: 3. Tyla Martin 1:55.80, 13. Mia Fiorenzi 2:02.57, 26. Andre Melendez 2:05.12, 28. Leonie Davies 2:05.64, 42. Kelly Kealty 2:09.45, 48. Jenna Diaz 2:01.08, 61. Carly Swanson 2:13.78; Open: 1. Gisella Cianci 1:52.41, SOFLO: 5. Katie Brennan 1:58.37, 12. Linea Cutter 2:03.88, 17. Natalie Montana 2:05.86, 19. Brittany Williford 2:08.75.

50-yard butterfly: 10-and-under, 1. Alicia Mancilla, Miami-Dade 30.49, SOFLO:  7. Bianca Monti, 34.05, 12. Sarah Bucaro 34.19, 20. Catharine Cooper 34.90, 27. Hannah Virgin 37.26, 42. Delanie Perez 40.15, 11-12, 1. Isabela Reyes-Capo, FLA 27.69, SOFLO: 7. Allison Kopas 30.13, 25. Samantha Stinemire 32.08, 29. Monica Rodriguez 32.43, 13-14, 1. Megan Moroney, St. Andrew’s Swimming 26.36, SOFLO: 4. Maria Lopez 27.05, 9. tie, Kristina Brennan and Emma Lincoln, 28.02, 15. Mia Fiorenzi 28.29, 35. Andrea Melendez 30.00, 48. Jillian Alexander 30.51, 60. Carly Swanson 31.29, 64. Jenna Deal 31.65, 71. Jenna Diaz 31.91; 15-16, 1. Chelsea Britt, FLA 25.36, SOFLO: 2. Lindsey McKnight 26.15,  24. Amber Hunter 28.95, 29. Jenna Moodie 29.13, 34. Natasha Payamps 29.35, 38. Victoria Sage 29.70, 54. Belinda De La Torre 31.18, 57. Brianna Giordanella 32.16, 59. Kimber Marquez 32.34; Open, 1. Jessie Alcaide, SOFLO 25.47, SOFLO: 9. Linea Cutter 27.97, 11. Natalie Montana 28.71, 17. Katie Brennan 29.73.

200-yard breaststroke: 11-12, 1. Alexa Rivera, Lake Lytal 2:32.70, SOFLO: 2. Audrey Mason 2:38.37, 9. Jessica Rodriguez 2:49.01, 13. Kelley Heron 2:51.39, 13-14, 1. Emily Kopas 2:18.55, SOFLO: 8. Jillian Alexander 2:36.12, 15-16, 1. Kaelah Chaney, Pine Crest Swimming 2:25.94, SOFLO: 8. Kristina Nork 2:36.31, Open, 1. Alia Atkinson, SOFLO 2:15.53, SOFLO: 3. Nicole Schein 2:36.08.

100-yard backstroke: 10-and-under, 1. Sophia Perez, Miami Dade 1:13.15, SOFLO: 11. Sarah Bucaro 1:19.11, 13. Catharine Cooper 1:19.57, 23. Bianca Monti 1:22.93, 11-12, 1. Isabela Reyes-Capo, FLA 1:04.54,  SOFLO: 3. Sarah Stinemire 1:06.42, 6. Danielle Ginzburg 1:08.15, 10. Allison Kopas 1:11.17, 11. Jessica Rodriguez 1:10.22, 13. Sophia Bucaro 1:10.69, 14. Kelley Heron 1:11.82, 16. Monica Rodriguez 1:12.28, 38. Maya Hirian 1:16.08, 13-14, 1. Zoie Balthazar, Davie Nadadores 1:01.30, SOFLO: 5. Steph Campo 1:02.48, 9. Emma Lincoln 1:04.63, 10. Kristina Brennan 1:05.10, 12. Maria Lopez 1:04.77, 14. Leonie Davies 1:05.37, 41. Andre Melendez 1:10.25, 15-16, SOFLO: 15. Amber Hunter 1:04.83, 28. Natasha Payamps 1:08.90, 33. Kristina Nork 1:10.05, 35. Victoria Sage 1:10.17, Open: 1. Jessica Nederlanden, Pine Crest 58.36, SOFLO: 2. Charlotte Hartung 58.53, 6. Linea Cutter 1:04.11. 

400-yard individual medley: 11-12, 1. Rose Smiddy, AK Sharks 4:47.60, SOFLO: 2. Allison Kopas 5:03.82, 4. Jessica Rodriguez 5:08.87, 13-14, 1. Clara Smiddy, AK Sharks 4:24.99, SOFLO: 2. Emily Kopas 4:31.05, 11. Kristina Brennan 4:51.05, 18. Leonie Davies 5:00.53, 32. Carly Swanson 5:21.33, 15-16, 1. Lauren Driscoll, FLA 4:21.87, SOFLO: 20. Belinda De La Torre 5:11.85, 21. Victoria Sage 5:12.20, 22. Kimberly Marquez 5:27.40; Open, 1. Julie Stupp, SOFLO 4:28.83.

200-yard freestyle relay: 10-and-under, 1. FLA (Adriana Rodriguez, Manuela Dangond, Julianna Russell, Gaia Fella) 1:57.03, SOFLO: 2. “A” (Sarah Bucaro, Maya Ginzburg, Bianca Monti, Catharine Cooper) 1:59.35, 7. “B” (Delanie Perez, Hannah Virgin, Amanda Kopas, Jennifer Rodriguez) 2:14.15.

400-yard medley relay: 11-12, 1. JDST (Caroline Schirmer, Jisella Bordieri, Sydney Groth, Shayne Sipowski) 4:24.07, SOFLO: 2. “A” (Samantha Stinemire, Audrey Mason, Allison Kopas, Sophia Bucaro) 4:28.43, 5. “B” (Danielle Ginzburg, Kelley Heron, Monica Rodriguez, Jessica Rodrigues) 4:44.34, 13-14, 1. Pine Crest (Caroline Nava, Lindsey Swartz, Miriyam Ghali, Hannah Veale) 4:04.91, SOFLO: 2. “A” (Steph Campo, Mia Fiorenzi, Maria Lopez, Emma Lincoln) 4:07.53, 4. “B” (Leonie Davies, Jillian Alexander, Kristina Brennan, Andrea Melendez) 4:19.65; Open, 1. SOFLO “A” (Emily Greenwood, Alia Atkinson, Lindsey McKnight, Jessie Alcaide) 3:50.62, SOFLO: 11. “B” (Victoria Sage, Kristina Nork, Amber Hunter, Linea Cutter) 4:23.61.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS

1.Davie Nadadores 578, 2. Metro Aquatic Club of Miami 553.50, 3. South Florida Aquatic Club 489.50, 4. Rockway Swimming 281, 5. Pine Crest Swimming 264, 6. Fort Lauderdale Aquatics 258, 7. Westchester Aquatic Club 213.50, 8. Lake Lytal Lightning 203, 9. Stingray Aruba 176, 10. AK Sharks 151.

BOYS INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 10-and-under, 1. Westchester (Stephen Gray, Hiroki Kaneko, Ryan Lee, Brendan Lee) 2:15.23, 2. SOFLO “A” (Samuel Quintero, Jonathan Skarie, Jorge Depassier, Kevin Porto) 2:16.95, 8. SOFLO “B” (Rafael Rodriguez, Matthew Liang, Andres Lares, Gus Cohn) 2:28.24; 11-12, 1. SOFLO “A” (Gustavo Valery, Tristan Celestin, Alfredo Mesa Jr., Cristian Rossi) 1:57.36, 4. SOFLO “B” (Juan Lucas, Alex Monti, Carlos Rodriguez, Ryan Capote) 2:04.97; 13-14, 1. Rockway (David Bischoff, Jose Gonzalez, Juan Perez Costa, Boleck Depawlikowski) 1:46.01, 8. SOFLO “A” (Diego Rodriguez, Dylan Sell, Jonathan Brown, Blake Kelley) 1:57.60; Open: 1. Davie Nadadores (Oliver Elliot, Genaro Prono, Ismael Ortiz, Daniele Tirabassi) 1:33.08, SOFLO: 6. “A” (Brandon Goldman, Alex Rodriguez, Xavier Brown, Keegan Boisson-Yates) 1:39.27, 20. “B” (Brian Arnaud, Marc Rojas, Mauricio Hidalgo, Darryl Perez) 1:50.28.

200-yard freestyle: 10-and-under, 1. Alberto Gomez, Miami-Dade 2:06.10, SOFLO: 4. Jorge Depassier 2:10.81, 5. Kevin Porto 2:11.09, 13. Samuel Quintero 2:24.51, 16. Andres Lares 2:26.87, 19. Gus Cohn 2:28.59, 37. Jonathan Skarie, 2:36.41, 46. Rafael Rodriguez 2:42.91, 11-12, 1. Nicolas Medina, Broward Aquatics 1:51.89, SOFLO: 10. Alfredo Mesa Jr. 2:08.41, 13. Cristian Rossi 2:08.23, 14. Juan Lucas 2:08.88, 16. Alexander Viloria 2:09.74, 18. Ricardo Roche 2:10.38, 24. Van Der Vlist 2:11.90, 30. Gustavo Valery 2:13.64, 40. Federico Maeso 2:16.51, 41. Ryan Capote 2:16.73, 48. Nicholas Perera 2:18.09, 50. Alex Monti 2:18.61, 56. Rodrigo Rodriguez 2:19.50, 65. Matthew Menocal 2:22.38, 13-14, 1. Wayne Denswil, Metro Aquatics 1:49.21, SOFLO: 5. Dylan Sell 1:52.17, 12. Blake Kelley 1:57.54, 37. Joshua Cutter 2:05.03, 49. Jonathan Brown 2:08.37, 15-16, 1. Yousef Alaskari 1:42.28,  SOFLO: 20. Ivan Parada 1:49.40, 26. Mauricio Hidalgo 1:50.16, 27. Robert O’Gorman 1:50.17, 33. Keegan Boisson-Yates 1:51.67, 50. Darryl Perez 1:56.37, 55. Kyle Desrosiers 1:58.11, Open, 1. Daniele Tirabassi, Davie Nadadores 1:38.96, SOFLO: 6. Gianpaolo Barelli 1:44.63, 23. Nawaf Al-Wazzan 1:49.82.

50-yard butterfly: 10-and-under, 1. Alberto Gomez, Miami-Dade 29.64, SOFLO: 3. Jorge Depassier 31.63, 5. Kevin Porto 32.56, 11. Samuel Quintero 33.39,  22. Andres Lares 35.07, 37. Jonathan Skarie 37.45, 50. Gus Cohn 39.61, 54. Rafael Rodriguez 41.96, 11-12, 1. Nicolas Medina, Broward Aquatics 27.35, SOFLO: 4. Tristan Celestin 28.80, 13. Cristian Rossi 30.44, 15. Carlos Rodriguez 30.60, 23. Alfredo Mesa Jr. 31.33, 29. Juan Lucas 31.84, 35. Nicholas Perera 32.59, 13-14, 1. Jordy Groters, Stingray Aruba 24.69, SOFLO: 10. Blake Kelley 26.84, 31. Jonathan Brown 28.42, 43. Teddy Sandoval 29.74, 15-16, 1. Yousef Alaskari, Davie Nadadores 23.82, SOFLO: 6. Xavier Brown 24.76, 12. Brandon Goldman 24.97, 23. Mauricio Hidalgo 25.28, 28. Keegan Boisson-Yates 25.62,35. Ivan Parada 25.85, 43. Javier Menchaca 26.19, 53. Darryl Perez 26.47, Open, 1. Daniele Tirabassi, Davie Nadadores 22.49.

200-yard breaststroke: 11-12, 1. Julio Horrego, Hialeah Storm 2:29.26, SOFLO: 5. Tristan Celestin 2:40.99, 21. Alex Monti 2:54.49, 13-14, 1. Jordy Groters, Stingray Aruba 2:12.68, SOFLO: 11. Dylan Sell 2:29.99, 18. Joshua Cutter 2:43.17, 15-16, 1. Mack Martinock, Martin County 2:06.97, SOFLO: 7. Brandon Goldman 2:16.35, Open: 1. Leo Martins, Davie Nadadores 2:04.60, SOFLO: 3. Doug Ramos 2:06.76, 5. Leo Andara 2:08.72, 7. Marc Rojas 2:17.44, 10. Brian Arnaud 2:25.30.

100-yard backstroke: 10-and-under, 1. Alberto Gomez, Miami-Dade 1:05.80, SOFLO: 6. Kevin Porto 1:12.71, 11. Samuel Quintero 1:15.53, 17. Jorge Depassier 1:19.19, 18. Andres Lares 1:19.41, 21. Rafael Rodriguez 1:2.55, 24. Gus Cohn 1:22.21, 11-12, 1. Nicolas Medina, Broward Aquatics 1:02.03, SOFLO: 3. Juan Lucas 1:06.04, 5. Gustavo Valery 1:06.59, 15. Alfredo Mesa Jr. 1:09.48, 20. Federico Maeso 1:11.47, 22. Ricardo Roche 1:12.04, 24. Carlos Rodriguez 1:12.63, 31. Alexander Viloria 1:13.70, 32. Van Der Vlist, 1:13.96, 34. Ryan Capote 1:14.59, 13-14, 1. Boleck Depawlikowski, Rockway 57.57, 15-16, 1. Nicolas Coard, FLA 53.75, SOFLO: 13. Ivan Parada 58.48, Open: 1. Oliver Elliot, Davie Nadadores 51.60, SOFLO: 2. Valerio Rasi 52.89.

400-yard individual medley: 11-12, 1. Takahir Kaneko, Westchester 4:48.34, SOFLO: 7. Carl Rodriguez 5:08.72, 17. Ricardo Roche 5:20.70, 13-14, 1. Jordy Groters, Stingray Aruba 4:18.00, SOFLO: 7. Dylan Sell 4:39.19,  15-16, 1. Sam Smiddy, AK Sharks 4:00.57, SOFLO: 8. Brandon Goldman 4:15.20, 16. Marc Rojas 4:28.35, Open, 1. Juan Sequera, Rockway 4:00.79.

200-yard freestyle relay: 10-and-under, 1. Westchester AC (Stephen Gray, Yugo Tsukikawa, Hiroki Kaneko, Ryan Lee) 1:55.93, SOFLO: 2. “A” (Kevin Porto, Andrea Lares, Samuel Quintero, Jorge Depassier) 1:58.85, 9. “B” (Rafael Rodriguez, Matthew Liang, Jonathan Skarie, Gus Cohn) 2:10.04.

400-yard medley relay: 11-12, 1. SOFLO “A” (Juan Lucas, Tristan Celestin, Carlos Rodriguez, Cristian Rossi) 4:18.59, SOFLO: 6. “B” (Gustavo Valery, Alex Monti, Alfredo Mesa Jr., Ryan Capote) 4:38.39, 13-14, 1. Metro Aquatics  3:50.03, SOFLO: 8. “A” (Diego Rodriguez, Dylan Sell, Blake Kelley, Teddy Sandoval) 4:15.52, Open, 1. Davie Nadadores 3:23.51, SOFLO: 5. “A” (Leo Andara, Alex Rodriguez, Mauricio Hidalgo, Keegan Boisson-Yates) 3:34.93, 14. “B” (Nawaf Al-Wazzan, Marc Rojas, Xavier Brown, Roger Capote) 3:58.63.

IF YOU GO

What: Speedo Florida Gold Coast Winter Championships.

When: Friday-Sunday.

Time schedule: Friday, Session 1, 13-and-over, 8:30 a.m.; Session 2, 12-and-under, 9 a.m.; Session 3, 5 p.m., estimated finish 8:45 p.m.; Saturday, Session 4, 13-and-over, Session 5, 12-and-under, 9 a.m., Session 6, 4 p.m., estimated finish 8:45 p.m.; Session 7, 13-and-over, 8:30 a.m., Session 8, 13-and-over, 9 a.m., Session 9, 5 p.m., estimated finish 6:25 p.m.

Where: Plantation Central Park Aquatic Complex, 9141 NW 2nd St.

Admission: Adults $3, heat sheets $2. Call 954-452-2526.

 

 

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