SOFLO Swimmers Dominate Day Two Of Comets FGC Invitational

SOFLO Swimmers Dominate Day Two Of Comets FGC Invitational


January 28, 2012

WRITTEN BY SHARON ROBB

South Florida Aquatic Club continued its domination of the Comets Florida Gold Coast Open Invitational Saturday at Academic Village Pool in Pembroke Pines.

SOFLO won 23 of 26 events on the second day of the three-day meet that concludes on Sunday.

Maria Lopez, 16, won the 100-yard butterfly in a career-best time of 58.18, bettering her previous best of 58.76. She was second in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.23, another best time (her previous best was 1:01.75).  She was also second in 200-yard individual medley in 2:16.37, bettering her previous best of 2:18.70.

Lopez earned a trip to the March 29-31 USA Swimming Grand Prix in Indianapolis.

Melissa Marinheiro, 14, won three events. She won the 100-yard backstroke in 59.45, 200-yard breaststroke in 2:40.69 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:03.17

Gustavo Valery, 13, won the 100-yard backstroke in 58.66 after swimming 58.26 in prelims and won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.50.

Two-time Jamaican Olympian Alia Atkinson won the 100-yard backstroke in a best time of 58.07 and won the 50-yard breaststroke in 28.81, off her best of 28.61.

Alex Monti, 13, won the 50-yard breaststroke in 30.25 and 200-yard breaststroke in 2:23.24.

Matthew Mila, 15, won the 50-yard breaststroke in 31.06 and 200-yard breaststroke in 2:33.61.

Kylie Herman, 14, won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:03.95 and 200-yard individual medley in 2:23.86.

Julien Pinon, 13, won the 100-yard butterfly in 55.39 and 200-yard individual medley in 2:09.03

University of Florida-bound Luke Torres, 17, bettered his best time in the 500-yard freestyle, winning in 4:54.24. His previous best time was 5:06.40.

Xavier Brown 17, won the 100-yard butterfly in 55.28; 50-yard freestyle in 23.42 (23.26 prelims); and 200-yard individual medley in a lifetime best of 2:15.31 (his previous best was 2:21.65).

Jessie Alcaide, 27, won the 50-yard freestyle in 23.92 and 200-yard individual medley in 2:09.03.

The championship finals have been moved up to 4:30 p.m. for Sunday.

SATURDAY SESSION FOUR RESULTS

GIRLS

100-yard backstroke: 13-14, 1. Melissa Marinheiro, SOFLO 59.45; SOFLO: 2. Monica Rodriguez 1:06.77, 3. Kylie Herman 1:08.16, 4. Stephanie Mlujeak 1:08.25, 5. Carly Swanson 1:09.61, 7. Maya Hirian 1:11.82, 8. Clarisa Melendez 1:13.49, 15. Cristina Villegas 1:16.72, 16. Julia Montgomery 1:19.19, 17. Natasha Testa 1:19.28, 18. Melissa Gonzalez 1:20.25, 19. Alisa Huang 1:23.15, 21. Vanessa Garcia 1:27.17; 15-and-over, 1. Alia Atkinson, SOFLO 58.07; SOFLO: 2. Maria Lopez 1:01.23, 3. Evelin Jimenez 1:07.31, 5. Hannah Doyle 1:12.83.

50-yard breaststroke: 13-14, 1. Nicky Burnett, Miami Swimming 37.59; SOFLO: 2. Monica Rodriguez 38.01, 3. Charlene Forti 39.32, 5. Johmi Vargas 42.56, 6. Maya Hirian 42.60, 16. Garryne Badere 52.33; 15-and-over, 1. Alia Atkinson 28.81; SOFLO: 4. Kaitlin Armstrong 36.50, 5. Astrid Rigau 39.28.

100-yard butterfly: 13-14, 1. Kylie Herman, SOFLO 1:03.95; SOFLO: 2. Andrea Melendez 1:05.74, 4. Natasha Testa 1:07.26, 5. Carly Swanson 1:12.83, 11. Veronica Postolski 1:13.45, 13. Stephanie Mlujeak 1:14.47; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Lopez, SOFLO 58.18; SOFLO: 2. Evelin Jimenez 59.20, 3. Haley Wright 1:04.46, 5. Daniela Jimenez 1:11.00. 

50-yard freestyle: 13-14, 1. Adrienne Aponte, Swim Fort Lauderdale 27.81; SOFLO: 2. Charlene Forti, 28.28, 6. Cristina Villegas 28.57, 7. Monica Rodriguez 28.64, 8. Clarisa Melendez 29.65, 10. Vanessa Garcia 30.85, 21. Melissa Gonzalez 32.54, 22. Julia Montgomery 32.65, 23. Alisa Huang 32.74, 25. Garryne Badere 35.66; 15-and-over, 1. Jessie Alcaide, SOFLO 23.92; SOFLO: 2. Alia Atkinson 23.94, 3. Kaitlin Armstrong 27.71, 5. Astrid Rigau 29.02, 6. Hannah Doyle 30.37.

200-yard breaststroke: 13-14, 1. Melissa Marinheiro, SOFLO 2:40.69; SOFLO: 4. Stephanie Mlujeak 3:05.49; 15-and-over, 1. Vanessa Aycart, Devilrays 2:36.78; SOFLO: 4. Astrid Rigau 3:01.82.

200-yard individual medley: 13-14, 1. Kylie Herman, SOFLO 2:23.86; SOFLO: 2. Clarisa Melendez 2:43.61, 3. Natasha Testa 2:48.60, 4. Maya Hirian 2:51.16, 15. Melissa Gonzalez 2:56.46, 16. Alisa Huang 2:58.42; 15-and-over, 1. Jessie Alcaide, SOFLO 2:09.03; SOFLO: 2. Maria Lopez 2:16.37, 3. Haley Wright 2:24.97, 4. Daniela Jimenez 2:27.40, 5. Evelin Jimenez 2:29.36.

500-yard freestyle: 13-and-over, 1. Melissa Marinheiro, SOFLO 5:03.17; SOFLO: 2. Haley Wright 5:26.84, 3. Lindsey Sauer 5:40.99, 4. Daniela Jimenez 5:45.67, 6. Hannah Doyle 5:56.49, 9. Johmi Vargas 6:17.60.

BOYS

100-yard backstroke: 13-14, 1. Gustavo Valery, SOFLO 58.66; SOFLO: 2. Alfredo Mesa 1:01.95, 3. Diego Rodriguez 1:04.50, 4. Cristian Rossi 1:06.16, 6. Alexander Viloria 1:09.75, 7. Jack Davies 1:09.94, 8. Simon Ortiz 1;11.60, 9. Luiz Hosfeld 1:23.52,  10. Matthew Cooper 1:24.79, 13. Marco Crespo 1:22.87, 14. Mathew Delvalle 1:23.00, 16. Bryan Moran 1:44.07; 15-and-over, 1. Mateo Robles, Devilrays 1:01.62; SOFLO: 2. Fernando Quintero 1:02.17, 3. Edward Kon 1:05.20, 5. Juan Saldana 1:07.02, 7. Juan Deiros 1:55.60.  

50-yard breaststroke: 13-14, 1. Alex Monti, SOFLO 30.25; SOFLO: 2. Jonathan Strod 32.34, 4. Matthew Cooper 38.31, 6. Andres Menchaca 40.43, 7. Luiz Hosfeld 43.25; 15-and-over, 1. Matthew Mila, SOFLO 31.06;  SOFLO: 2. William Perry III 31.85, 4. Fernando Quintero 34.41,  11. Daniel Reyna and Juan Deiros, tie, 41.29, 14. Alex Saperstein 45.18.

100-yard butterfly: 13-14, 1. Julien Pinon, SOFLO 55.39; SOFLO: 2. Alex Monti 1:00.81, 3. Jonathan Strod 1:01.96, 5. Alfredo Mesa 1:02.85, 6. Diego Rodriguez 1:04.36, 7. Andres Menchaca 1:04.55, 8. Ryan Capote 1:04.62, 9. Alexander Viloria 1:06.60; 15-and-over, 1. Xavier Brown, SOFLO 55.28; SOFLO: 2. Matthew Gonzalez 56.24, 4. Teddy Sandoval 1:04.63.

50-yard freestyle: 13-14, 1. Gustavo Valery, SOFLO 224.50; SOFLO: 2. Cristian Rossi 24.67, 3. Ryan Capote 25.00, 4. Jonathan Strod 25.29, 5. Jordan Colon 25.48, 7. Simon Ortiz 28.57, 9. Luiz Hosfeld 30.70, 11. Jack Davies 30.80, 12. Marco Crespo 30.99, 14. Mathew Delvalle 32.26, 17. Bryan Moran 37.80, 15-and-over, 1. Xavier Brown, SOFLO 23.42; SOFLO: 2. Matthew Mila 23.65, 3. Matthew Gonzalez 24.34, 6. William Perry III 24.65, 14. Fernando Quintero 25.91, 15. Timur Kriiestorac 25.95, 16. Juan Saldana 26.43, 17. Derek Maguire 26.65, 18. Edward Kon 26.76, 19. Dylan Allen 26.78, 20. Derek Schwab 27.05, 21. Juan Deiros 28.02, 22. Daniel Reyna 28.82, 24. Alex Saperstein 33.7925. Michael Parra 49.77.

200-yard breaststroke: 13-14, 1. Alex Monti, SOFLO 2:23.24; SOFLO: 2. Jordan Colon 2:23.86, 3. Diego Rodriguez 2:42.35, 5. Matthew Cooper 3;13.58; 15-and-over, 1. Matthw Mila, SOFLO 2:33.61; SOFLO: 3. William Perry III 2:44.20.

200-yard individual medley: 13-14, 1. Julien Pinon, SOFLO 2:08.57; SOFLO: 2. Jordan Colon 2:11.36, 4. Alexander Viloria 2:26.31, 5. Andres Menchaca 2:28.75, 6. Simon Ortiz 2:39.83, 12. Cristian Rossi 2:33.60; 15-and-over, 1. Xavier Brown, SOFLO 2:15.31; SOFLO: 3. Juan Saldana 2:18.01, 4. Teddy Sandoval 2:18.05, 6. Daniel Lee 2:25.39, 12. Dylan Allen 2:30.56, 13. Daniel Lee 2:30.91.

500-yard freestyle: 13-and-over, 1. Luke Torres, SOFLO 4:54.24; SOFLO: 2. Julien Pinon 4:57.48, 3. Kyle Desrosiers 5:02.34, 4. Marco Hosfeld 5:02.56, 5. Alfredo Mesa 5:08.69, 6. Gustavo Valery 5:10.51, 7. Ryan Capote 5:25.71, 8. Teddy Sandoval 5:26.15, 9. Edward Kon 5:32.65, 10. Jack Davies 5:57.04.

IF YOU GO

What: Comets Florida Gold Coast Open Invitational

When: Sunday

Schedule timelines: Sunday, 13-and-over prelims, 8:30-10:22 a.m.; 12-and-under timed finals, 11:30 a.m.-1:25 p.m.; 13-and-over, 4:30-5:48 p.m.

Where: Academic Village Pool, 17189 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines

Admission and heat sheets: $3 per session. For information call 954-538-3721.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

 http://www.swim4soflo.com

Author: South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming

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