Comets Pelaez, Harris, Chevaldova Sizzle At Friday Sizzler

Comets Pelaez, Harris, Chevaldova Sizzle At Friday Sizzler


WRITTEN BY SHARON ROBB

May 28, 2013

Erika Pelaez, Zackary Harris and Elizabeth Chevaldova of the Comets Swim Team were on fire at the Comets Sizzler last Friday at the Academic Village Pool.

The red hot swimmers dominated their events and posted lifetime-best times against a strong field of swimmers from Swim Fort Lauderdale, Gulliver, Blue Marlins and Davie Nadadores.

Pelaez, 6, won the 25-yard butterfly in a best time 16.72, dropping from 18.74; 25-yard backstroke in 19.19, dropping from 19.96; 25-yard breaststroke in 24.21, dropping from 25.13; and 25-yard freestyle in a best time 16.21, dropping from 17.07.

Harris, 8, won the 25-yard butterfly in a best time 16.60, dropping from 18.32; 25-yard backstroke in a best time 18.35, dropping from 20.19; 25-yard breaststroke in a best time 21.67, dropping from 22.58; and 25-yard freestyle in a best time 15.42, dropping from 15.74.

Elizabeth Chevaldova, 8, competing unattached for the Comets Swim Team, won the 25-yard butterfly in 17.89 and 25-yard backstroke in a best time 18.66, dropping from 19.94; 25-yard breaststroke in a best time 20.26, dropping from 21.87; and 25-yard freestyle in a best time 15.53, dropping from 15.93.

The Comets swept both the girls and boys 8-and-under 100-yard relays. Nearly every Comet swimmers turned in at least one lifetime-best.

GIRLS

25-yard butterfly:

6-and-under, 1. Erika Pelaez, Comets 16.72, best time; COMETS: 3. Vivian Chevaldova 26.19, best time, 4. Lara Chevaldova 27.42, best time; 7-8, 1. Elizabeth Chevaldova, Comets 17.89; COMETS: 3. Sabrina Osorio 20.06, best time, 4. Valerie Vank 21.41, 7. Sofia Osorio 23.26, best time, 18. Lia Siegman Sobrino 28.86, 19. Zaara Lacewala 31.39, best time.

25-yard backstroke:

6-and-under, 1. Erika Pelaez, Comets 19.19, best time; COMETS: 3. Vivian Chevaldova 24.39, best time, 4. Lara Chevaldova 26.22, best time; 7-8, 1. Elizabeth Chevaldova, Comets 18.66, best time; COMETS: 6. Valerie Vank 21.08, 9. Sabrina Osorio 24.02, 11. Lia Siegman Sobrino 24.27, 13. Sofia Osorio 24.85, best time, 19. Zaara Lacewala 27.66, best time.

25-yard breaststroke:

6-and-under, 1. Erika Pelaez, Comets 24.21, best time; COMETS: 2. Lara Chevaldova 27.15, best time, 3. Vivian Chevaldova 27.47, best time; 7-8, 1. Elizabeth Chevaldova, Comets 20.26, best time; COMETS: 2. Sabrina Osorio 23.40, best time, 4. Valerie Vank 24.55, 10. Sofia Osorio 28.53, best time, 14. Zaara Lacewala 29.89, best time, 18. Lia Siegman Sobrino 31.03.

25-yard freestyle:

6-and-under, 1. Erika Pelaez, Comets 16.21, best time; COMETS: 3. Vivian Chevaldova 22.40, best time, 4. Lara Chevaldova 22.84, best time; 7-8, 1. Elizabeth Chevaldova, Comets 15.53, best time; COMETS: 4. Valerie Vank 18.03, 5. Sabrina Osorio 18.75, best time, 9. Sofia Osorio 20.08, best time, 14. Lia Siegman Sobrino 22.84, 21. Zaara Lacewala 25.25, best time.

100-yard freestyle relay:

8-and-under, 1. Comets Swim Team 1:11.03.

BOYS

25-yard butterfly:

6-and-under, 1. Jason Cuffe, SFTL 22.28; 7-8, 1. Zackary Harris, Comets 16.60, best time; COMETS: 2. Randy Smith 18.03, best time, 4. Alejandro Mateus 20.39, best time; 7. Christian Porta 21.76, 9. Fernando Barreto 23.03, best time, 10. Noah Hew 23.08, best time, 14. Jake Cavanagh 25.81, best time, 15. Sebastian Gonzalez 26.81, 16. Miguel Crespo 28.11, best time, 18. Samuel Bullen 29.14.

25-yard backstroke:

6-and-under, 1. Jason Cuffe, SFTL 26.34; 7-8, 1. Zackary Harris, Comets 18.35, best time; COMETS: 2. Randy Smith 20.28, best time, 5. Alejandro Mateus 21.26, best time, 7. Christian Porta 21.52, 8. Noah Hew 22.50, best time, 9. Jake Cavanagh 23.03, best time, 12. Fernando Barreto 23.87, best time, 13. Samuel Bullen 25.09, best time, 20. Miguel Crespo 27.22, 24. Sebastian Gonzalez 28.36, best time.

25-yard breaststroke:

6-and-under, 1. Jason Cuffe, SFTL 32.66; 7-8, 1. Zackary Harris, Comets 21.67, best time; COMETS: 4. Randy Smith 24.12, best time, 5. Alejandro Mateus 24.58, best time, 7. Samuel Bullen 25.94, best time, 10. Fernando Barreto 26.81, best time, 11. Christian Porta 27.10, 12. Jake Cavanagh 27.77, best time, 14. Noah Hew 27.79, best time, 18. Sebastian Gonzalez 29.58, best time.

25-yard freestyle:

6-and-under, 1. Jason Cuffe, SFTL 20.01; 7-8, 1. Zackary Harris, Comets 15.42, best time; COMETS: 4. Randy Smith 17.25, best time, 7. Alejandro Mateus 18.42, best time, 8. Christian Porta 19.90, 10. Noah Hew 20.02, best time, 15. Fernando Barreto 21.51, 16. Miguel Crespo 21.66, best time, 18. Jake Cavanagh 22.32, 19. Samuel Bullen 22.93, 22. Sebastian Gonzalez 23.63, best time.

100-yard freestyle relay:

8-and-under, 1. Comets A 1:08.92, 3. Comets B 1:23.41.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
http://www.swim4soflo.com

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