August 30, 2013

South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers and parents will mix swimming with a fun trip during the Labor Day Weekend.

The swimmers will compete in the Key West ABC Pentathlon Invitational at the Florida Keys Community College pool on Saturday.

The meet, hosted by the Bone Island Swim Club, begins 9 a.m. with timed finals.

Age groups are from 8-and-under to 13-and-older competing in five events each.

SOFLO age group coach Endi Babi’s SOFLO contingent includes 14 girls and boys swimmers. They are:

Valentina Diaz, 14; Ethan Hew, 12; Noah Hew, 8; CJ Kopecki, 14; Alfredo Mesa, 14; Vanessa Mesa, 11; Brandon Moran, 12; Bryan Moran, 14; Erika Pelaez, 7; Kevin Porto, 13; Samuel Quintero, 13; Sara Quintero, 9; Gabriel Segui, 12; and Natasha Testa, 14.

On Sunday at 8:30 a.m., there is an Open Water Swims of 800 yards, 1 and 2 miles in the Atlantic Ocean off Smathers Beach.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com