WRITTEN BY SHARON ROBB

September 3, 2013

Erika Pelaez and Sara Quintero of South Florida Aquatic Club went five-for-five in winning events at the Key West ABC Pentathlon over the Labor Day Weekend.

Pelaez, 7, won the 25-yard butterfly (18.79), 25-yard backstroke (18.37), 25-yard breaststroke (23.21), 25-yard freestyle (16.73) and 100-yard individual medley (1:29.62).

Quintero, 9, won the 50-yard butterfly in 34.85; 50-yard backstroke in 36.82; 50-yard breaststroke in 42.72; 50-yard freestyle in 31.93 and 100-yard individual medley in 1:20.09.

Pelaez and Quintero led their SOFLO teammates’ domination of the day-long meet that featured several other Florida Gold Coast teams.

Natasha Testa, 14, won the 50-yard butterfly in 29.71, won the 50-yard freestyle in 27.34 and 100-yard individual medley in 1:11.94.

SOFLO boys were also successful.

Bryant Segui, 12, won the 50-yard butterfly in 30.89; won the 50-yard backstroke in 33.58; won the 50-yard freestyle in 28.84

Kevin Porto, 13, won the 50-yard butterfly in 28.13; 50-yard backstroke in 29.20; 50-yard freestyle in 25.20 and 100-yard individual medley in 1:03.56.

Alfredo Mesa, 14, won the 50-yard butterfly in 25.84; 50-yard backstroke in 28.16; 50-yard freestyle in 24.07 and 100-yard individual medley 1:00.18.

Brandon Moran, 12, won the 50-yard breaststroke in 35.40 and 100-yard individual medley in 1:09.68.

Samuel Quintero, 13, won the 50-yard breaststroke in 34.73.

CJ Kopecki, 14, won the 50-yard breaststroke in 32.49

The open water competition looked more like the SOFLO Invitational with five SOFLO swimmers winning individual titles.

Sara Quintero won the 800-meter open water race for 9-10 year olds in 17:49.

Vanessa Mesa won the 11-12 open water mile in 19:46.

Valentina Diaz, 14, won the 13-14 open water mile in 23:15.

Bryant Segui, 12, won the 11-12 open water mile in 19:02.

Kevin Porto, 13, won the 13-14 open water mile in 18:03.

KEY WEST ABC PENTATHLON RESULTS

GIRLS

25-yard butterfly: 6-and-under, 1. Anais Gedeon, North Miami 21.72; 7-year-olds, 1. Erika Pelaez, SOFLO 18.79; 8-year-olds, 1. Isabella Johnson, BISC 18.14.

50-yard butterfly: 9-year-olds, 1. Sara Quintero SOFLO 34.85; 10, 1. Emma Kost, Florida Keys 53.52; 11, 1. Andrea Santander, FLA 27.50; SOFLO: 2. Vanessa Mesa 31.01; 12, 1. Francesca Carbone, BISC 35.02; 13, 1. Kiera Angelo, Florida Keys 34.61; 14, 1. Natasha Testa, SOFLO 29.71; SOFLO: 4. Valentina Diaz 34.66; 16, 1. Sydney Vigille, North Miami 29.51; 17-and-over, 1. Sophie Fedotov, North Miami 31.56.

25-yard backstroke: 6-and-under, 1. Anais Gedeon, North Miami 24.85; 7, 1. Erika Pelaez, SOFLO 18.37; 8, 1. Serena Sander, BISC 20.14.

50-yard backstroke: 9, 1. Sara Quintero, SOFLO 36.82; 10. Liana Castagna, Florida Keys 47.84; 11, 1. Andrea Santander, FLA 29.78; SOFLO: 2. Vanessa Mesa 33.25; 12, 1. Hannah Contramaestre, North Miami 36.93; 13, 1. Kiera Angelo, Florida Keys 34.36; 14, 1. Lorece Harris, North Miami 33.71; SOFLO: 2. Natasha Testa 34.81; 16, 1. Sydney Vigille, North Miami 30.63; 17-and-over, 1. Sophie Fedotov, North Miami 37.06.

25-yard breaststroke: 6-and-under, 1. Abbie Sargent, Florida Keys 24.53; 7, 1. Erika Pelaez, SOFLO 23.21; 8, 1. Olivia Sargent, Florida Keys 22.33.

50-yard breaststroke: 9, 1. Sara Quintero, SOFLO 42.72; 10, 1. Emma Kost, Florida Keys 45.48; 11, 1. Andrea Santander, FLA 32.95; SOFLO: 2. Vanessa Mesa 38.16; 12, 1. Francesca Carbone, BISC 39.40; 13, 1. Kiera Angelo, Florida Keys 41.20; 14, 1. Lorece Harris, North Miami 37.24; SOFLO: 3. Natasha Testa 38.59, 4. Valentina Diaz 40.58; 16, 1. Sydney Vigille, North Miami 34.33; 17-and-over, 1. Sophie Fedotov, North Miami 36.18.

25-yard freestyle: 6-and-under, 1. Abbie Sargent, Florida Keys 19.58; 7, 1. Erika Pelaez, SOFLO 16.73; 8, 1. Serena Sander, BISC 16.65.

50-yard freestyle: 9, 1. Sara Quintero, SOFLO 31.93; 10, 1. Liana Castagna, Florida Keys 39.92; 11, 1. Andrea Santander, FLA 24.97; SOFLO: 2. Vanessa Mesa 27.80; 12, 1. Francesca Carbone, BISC 28.00; 13, 1. Kiera Angelo, Florida Keys 30.09; 14, 1. Natasha Testa, SOFLO 27.34; SOFLO: 4. Valentina Diaz 29.87; 16, 1. Sydney Vigille, North Miami 27.86; 17-and-over, 1. Sophie Fedotov, North Miami 29.72.

100-yard individual medley: 6-and-under, 1. Abbie Sargent, Florida Keys 1:47.78; 7, 1. Erika Pelaez, SOFLO 1:29.62; 8, 1. Corley Smith, Florida Keys 1:46.14; 9, 1. Sara Quintero, SOFLO 1:20.09; 10, 1. Emma Kost, Florida Keys 1:44.02; 11, 1. Andrea Santander, FLA 1:03.50; SOFLO: 2. Vanessa Mesa 1:11.29; 12, 1. Francesca Carbone, BISC 1:17.95; 13, 1. Kiera Angelo, Florida Keys 1:18.33; 14, 1. Natasha Testa, SOFLO 1:11.94; SOFLO: 4. Valentina Diaz 1:18.52; 16, 1. Sydney Vigille, North Miami 1:07.79; 17-and-over, 1. Sophie Fedotov, North Miami 1:12.77.

BOYS

25-yard butterfly: 6-and-under, 1. Liam Lesentier, North Miami 27.47; 7, 1. Dylan Ziels, AAST 34.59; 8, 1. Daniel Grant, FKSC 19:53; SOFLO: 2. Noah Hew 20.41.

50-yard butterfly: 9, 1. Nikita Efimov, NMST 34.87; 10, 1. David Lindow, NMST 45.92, 11. 1. Reade Lawson, Unattached 31.12; 12, 1. Bryant Segui, SOFLO 30.89; SOFLO: 2. Brandon Moran 31.47, 7. Ethan Hew 37.54; 13, 1. Kevin Porto, SOFLO 28.13; SOFLO: 2. Samuel Quintero 31.39; 14, 1. Alfredo Mesa, SOFLO 25.84; SOFLO: 2. CJ Kopecki 26.47; 15, 1. TJ Carbone, BISC 27.90; 16, 1. Isaiah Green, Unatached 26.24; 17, 1. Brian Llamo, NMST 28.00.

25-yard backstroke: 6-and-under, 1. Peter Roca, NMST 27.33; 7, 1. Dylan Ziels, AAST 23.27; 8, 1. Daniel Grant, FKSC 20.42; SOFLO: 2. Noah Hew 21.17.

50-yard backstroke: 9, 1. Nikita Efimov, NMST 36.28; 10, 1. David Lindor, NMST 47.91; 11, 1. Reade Lawson, Unattached 34.70; 12, 1. Bryant Segui, SOFLO 33.58; SOFLO: 2. Brandon Moran 34.78, 6. Ethan Hew 38.48; 13, 1. Kevin Porto, SOFLO 29.20; SOFLO: 2. Samuel Quintero 30.91; 14, 1. Alfredo Mesa, SOFLO 28.16; SOFLO; 2. CJ Kopecki 31.10, 3. Bryan Moran 33.58; 15, 1. Bennett Rodriguez, NMST 29.33; 16, 1. Isaiah Green, Unattached 29.55; 17-and-over, 1. Brian Llamo, NMST 31.57.

25-yard breaststroke: 6-and-under, 1. Peter Roca, NMST 27.73; 7, 1. James Olden, BISC 30.00; 8, 1. Daniel Grant, FKSC 22.10; SOFLO: 2. Noah Hew 26.85.

50-yard breaststroke: 9, 1. Nikita Efimov, NMST 41.98; 10, 1. David Lindor, NMST 48.46; 11, 1. Reade Lawson, Unattached 41.45; 12, 1. Brandon Moran, SOFLO 35.40; SOFLO; 2. Bryant Segui 36.90, 4. Ethan Hew 39.46; 13, 1. Samuel Quintero, SOFLO 34.73; SOFLO: 2. Kevin Porto 34.82; 14, 1. CJ Kopecki, SOFLO 32.49; SOFLO: 2. Alfredo Mesa 32.94, 4. Bryan Moran 41.29l 15, 1. TJ Carbone, BISC 34.02; 16, 1. Isaiah Green, Unattached 29.75; 17-and-over, 1. Brian Llamo, NMST 39.25.

25-yard freestyle: 6-and-under, 1. Liam Lesentie, NMST 23.81; 7, 1. Dylan Ziels, AAST 19.63; 8, 1. Daniel Grant, FKSC 16.35; SOFLO: 2. Noah Hew 19.10; 9, 1. Luca Lesentier, NMST 31.10; 10, 1. David Lindor, NMST 39.98; 11, 1. Reade Lawson, Unattached 30.21; 12, 1. Bryant Segui, SOFLO 28.84; SOFLO: 3. Brandon Moran 29.51, 8. Ethan Hew 32.87; 13, 1. Kevin Porto, SOFLO 25.20; SOFLO: 3. Samuel Quintero 28.11; 14, 1. Alfredo Mesa, SOFLO 24.07; SOFLO: 2. CJ Kopecki 24.46, 3. Bryan Moran 28.83; 15, 1. Bennett Rodriguez, NMST 25.46; 16, 1. Isaiah Green, Unattached 23.80; 17-and-over, 1. Brian Llamo, NMST 26.22.

100-yard individual medley: 6-and-under, 1. Liam Lesentier, NMST 2:12.77; 7, 1. Dylan Ziels, AAST 2:19.33; 8, 1. Daniel Grant, FKSC 1:36.77; SOFLO: 2. Noah Hew 1:54.81; 9, 1. Nikita Efimov, NMST 1:15.99; 10, None; 11, 1. Reade Lawson, Unattached 1:15.57; 12, 1. Brandon Moran, SOFLO 1:09.68; SOFLO: 2. Bryant Segui 1:11.29, 7. Ethan Hew 1:22.13; 13, 1. Kevin Porto, SOFLO 1:03.56; SOFLO: 2. Samuel Quintero 1:08.04; 14, 1. Alfredo Mesa, SOFLO 1:00.18; SOFLO: 2. CJ Kopecki 1:02.02; 15, 1. Bennett Rodriguez 1:04.47; 16, 1. Isaiah Green, Unattached 1:00.95; 17, 1. Brian Llamo, NMST 1:09.29.

KEY WEST OPEN WATER RESULTS

GIRLS

800-METERS: 9-10, 1. Sara Quintero, SOFLO 17:49.

MILE: 11-12, 1. Vanessa Mesa, SOFLO 19:46; 13-14, 1. Valentina Diaz, SOFLO 23:15; SOFLO: 2. Natasha Testa 23:25.

BOYS

MILE: 11-12, 1. Bryant Segui, SOFLO 19:02; SOFLO: 2. Brandon Moran 19:11, 3. Matthew Harchison 24:43; 13-14, 1. tie, Kevin Porto, SOFLO and CJ Kopecki, SOFLO, 18:03; SOFLO: 3. Alfredo Mesa 19:01, 4. Samuel Quintero 19:03, 5. Bryan Moran 23:14.

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

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