By Sharon Robb

December 12, 2013

South Florida Aquatic Club, already enjoying its best year in the club’s history, finished strong at the Florida Gold Coast Broward County Sprint Championships this past weekend at Academic Village Pool.

SOFLO swimmers dominated the boys and girls races during the two-day meet.

Several swimmers turned in lifetime-best times in the sprint events and qualified for the Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics and Senior Championships in 2014.

In several events, SOFLO swimmers swept at least the top three places.

Among top performers were:

Jordan Colon, 16, 100-yard butterfly, 56.04, best and FGSC time, dropping from 57.91.

Alfredo Mesa, 15, 100-yard butterfly, 56.19, best and FGSC time, dropping from 1:00.04; 100-yard individual medley, 58.72, best and FGSC time, dropping from 1:00.13; 50-yard butterfly, 25.58, FGSC, best time dropping from 25.65.

Kayla Cunningham, 10, 50-yard backstroke, 34.29, JO, dropping from 34.48.

Liz Travieso, 14, 50-yard backstroke, 30.85, JO, best time dropping from 31.55.

Rafael Rodriguez, 11, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:12.20, JO, best time dropping from 1:12.69; 100-yard backstroke, 1:03.73, JO, best time dropping from 1:04.09; 50-yard breaststroke, 33.60, JO, best time dropping from 36.65.

Molly Golding, 10, 100-yard backstroke, 1:13.37, JO, best time, dropping from 1:16.75; 50-yard butterfly, 34.02, JO, best time, dropping from 34.53.

Marcos Vazquez, 10, 100-yard backstroke, 1:23.31, JO, best time, dropping from 1:24.13.

Kathleen Golding, 13, 100-yard backstroke, 1:03.83, JO, best time dropping from 1:04.04; 50-yard butterfly, 28.61, JO, best time, dropping from 28.76; 50-yard breaststroke, 33.97, JO, best time dropping from 35.25.

Juan Lucas, 14, 50-yard butterfly, 25.79, JO, best time dropping from 27.16.

Ervin Marin, 14, 50-yard breaststroke, 30.48, JO, best time dropping from 32.72.

Brendan Cassie, 15, 50-yard breaststroke, 31.34, FGSC, best time dropping from 32.40.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY RESULTS

GIRLS

100-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Molly Golding, SOFLO 1:13.45, JO, SOFLO: 2. Kayla Cunningham 1:18.39, JO, best time, 3. Erika Pelaez 1:22, JO; 11-12, 1. Isabella DiSalvo, SOFLO 1:08.10, JO; SOFLO: 2. Annita Huang 1:09.37, JO, best time, 3. Vanessa Mesa 1:09.61, JO; 13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 1:00.69, JO; SOFLO; 2. Jessica Rodriguez 1:05.18, JO, 4. Delanie Perez 1:06.97; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Lopez, SOFLO 1:00.22; SOFLO: 2. Andrea Melendez 1:04.85, 3. Natasha Testa 1:07.25.

50-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Kayla Cunningham, SOFLO 34.29, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. Sara Quintero 36.30, JO, best time, 3. Katrina DelVecchio 36.31, JO; 11-12, 1. Annita Huang, SOFLO 32.54, JO; SOFLO: 2. Marianna Serrao 33.94, JO, best time, 3. Anabel Vazquez 34.51; 13-14, 1. Liz Travieso, SOFLO 30.85, JO, best time; SOFLO: 4. Katherine DeBarros 32.87, 5. Stephanie Mlujeak 33.85; 15-and-over, 1. Amber Hunter, SOFLO 29.80, FGSC; SOFLO: 2. Andrea Melendez 32.61, 3. Natasha Testa 33.42, 4. Astrid Rigau 33.47.

100-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Molly Golding, SOFLO 1:20.09, JO; SOFLO: 2. Katrina DelVecchio 1:26.67, JO, 3. Sally Golding 1:33.54, JO, 4. Sara Quintero 1:34.10, JO, best time; 11-12, 1. Elise Larin, SOFLO 1:15.63, JO; SOFLO: 2. Marianna Serrao 1:16.46, JO, 3. Alexandra Crespo 1:19.87, JO, best time, 4. Annita Huang 1:20.80, JO; 13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 1:12.78, JO; SOFLO: 2. Delanie Perez 1:14.34, JO, 4. Katherine DeBarros 1:20.66; 15-and-over, 1. Astrid Rigau, SOFLO 1:19.83, best time; SOFLO: 2. Victoria Lumelski 1:23.84, 3. Emely Nunez 1:25.75, best time.

50-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Molly Golding, SOFLO 29.74, JO; SOFLO: 2. Katrina Del Vecchio 30.04, JO, 3. Kayla Cunningham 31.74, JO, 4. Sara Quintero 31.83, JO; 11-12, 1. Vanessa Mesa, SOFLO 27.81, JO; SOFLO: 2. Marianna Serrao 27.92, JO, best time, 3. Annita Huang 27.97, JO, 4. Isabella DiSalvo 28.27, JO, best time; 13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 25.69, JO; SOFLO: 2. Jessica Rodriguez 27.18, 4. Liz Travieso 27.65; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Lopez, SOFLO 25.80, FGSC; SOFLO: 2. Amber Hunter 26.33, FGSC, 3. Andrea Melendez 27.27, FGSC, 4. Natasha Testa 27.57, FGSC.

100-yard individual medley:

10-and-under, 1. Molly Golding, SOFLO 1:12.16, JO; SOFLO: 2. Sara Quintero 1:17.47, JO, 3. Kayla Cunningham 1:18.03, JO, best time, 4. Sally Golding 1:23.99; 11-12, 1. Isabella Di Salvo, SOFLO 1:09.18, JO; SOFLO: 2. Elise Larin 1:09.83, JO, best time, 3. Vanessa Mesa 1:11, JO; 13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 1:04.01, JO; SOFLO: 2. Jessica Rodriguez 1:05.53, JO, 3. Delanie Perez 1:09.45, JO; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Lopez, SOFLO 1:04.93, FGSC; SOFLO: 2. Amber Hunter 1:05.01, FGSC, 3. Astrid Rigau 1:10.65.

200-yard freestyle relay:

12-and-under, 1. SOFLO A 1:54.77, 2. SOFLO B 1:59.40, 3. SOFLO C 2:10.40; 13-and-over, 1. SOFLO A 1:45.71, 2. SOFLO B 1:52.44, 3. SOFLO C 1:57.79.

100-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Molly Golding, SOFLO 1:13.37, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. Kayla Cunningham 1:15.47, JO, best time, 3. Sara Quintero 1:18.44, JO, best time; 11-12, 1. Annita Huang, SOFLO 1:07.74, JO; SOFLO: 2. Isabella Di Salvo 1:10.97, JO, 3. Anabel Vazquez 1;11.60, JO; 13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 1:03.83, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. Jessica Rodriguez 1:03.86, JO, 3. Gaia Fella 1:07.11; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Lopez, SOFLO 1:03.92, FGSC; SOFLO: 2. Andrea Melendez 1:09.02, 3. Victoria Lumelski 1:14.01.

50-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Molly Golding, SOFLO 34.02, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. Sara Quintero 34.37, JO, 3. Kayla Cunningham 35.25, JO; 11-12, 1. Vanessa Mesa, SOFLO 30.96, JO; SOFLO: 2. Isabella DiSalvo 31.61, JO, 3. Kyana Castro 31.75, JO; 13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 28.61, JO, best time; SOFLO: 3. Jessica Rodriguez 29.72, JO, 4. Delanie Perez 30.35, JO, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Lopez, SOFLO 27.72, FGSC; SOFLO: 2. Natasha Testa 28.90, FGSC, 3. Kylie Herman 29.29, FGSC.

100-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Molly Golding, SOFLO 1:04.45, JO; SOFLO: 2. Katrina Del Vecchio 1:06.64, JO, best time, 3. Sara Quintero 1:08.15, JO; 11-12, 1. Vanessa Mesa, SOFLO 1:00.26, JO; SOFLO; 2. Annita Huang 1:00.65, 3. Elise Larin 1:01.61, JO; 13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 55.21, JO; SOFLO: 3. Abolade Oyetunji 59.56, best time, 4. Jessica Rodriguez 1:00.05; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Lopez, SOFLO 55.93, FGSC; SOFLO: 2. Kylie Herman 56.56, FGSC, 3. Andrea Melendez 58.80, FGSC.

50-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Molly Golding, SOFLO 37.60, JO; SOFLO: 2. Katrina Del Vecchio 38.06, JO, 3. Sara Quintero 44.33; 11-12, 1. Elise Larin, SOFLO 34.67, JO; SOFLO: 2. Vanessa Mesa 37.71, JO, best time, 3. Annita Huang 38.06, JO; 13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 33.97, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. Delanie Perez 34.37, JO, 4. Jennifer Rodriguez 36.43; 15-and-over, 1. Kylie Herman, SOFLO 37.54; SOFLO: 2. Natasha Testa 37.78, 3. Astrid Rigau 38.01.

200-yard medley relay:

12-and-under, 1. SOFLO A 2:08.73, 2. SOFLO B 2:20.43, 3. SOFLO C 2:20.51; 13-and-over, 1. SOFLO A 1:59.79, 2. SOFLO B 2:07.67, 3. SOFLO C 2:08.42.

BOYS

100-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Max Cope, Gulliver 1:07.95; SOFLO: 2. Nicolas Rossi 1:21.65, JO, best time, 4. Alejandro Mateus 1:37.82; 11-12, 1.Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 1:02.94, JO; SOFLO: 2. Leonardo Mateus 1:06.44, JO, 3. Bryant Segui 1:06.57, JO; 13-14, 1. CJ Kopecki, SOFLO 56.69, JO; SOFLO: 2. Ervin Marin 56.80, JO, 3. Juan Lucas, 57.14, JO, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Jordan Colon, SOFLO 56.04, FGSC, best time; SOFLO: 2. Alfredo Mesa 56.19, FGSC, best time, 3. Alex Monti 57.48, FGSC, best time.

50-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Marcos Vazquez, SOFLO 38.69, JO; SOFLO: 3. Alex Golding 40.04, 4. Randy Smith 40.15, 5. Alejandro Mateus 41.45, best time; 11-12, 1. Leonardo Mateus, SOFLO 31.35, JO; SOFLO: 2. Derek Tom 35.31, 4. Gabriel Saavedra 38.08; 13-14, 1. Trahern Gribble, Big Gator 28.11; SOFLO: 2. Ervin Marin 28.12, JO, 3. Bruno Berti 28.73, JO, 4. Kevin Porto 29.42, JO; 15-and-over, 1. Ryan Capote, SOFLO 27.49, FGSC; SOFLO; 2. Jordan Colon 28.14, FGSC, best time, 3. Eduardo Graziano 31.14, best time.

100-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Nicolas Rossi, SOFLO 1:29.18, JO; SOFLO: 5. Alex Golding 1:36.61, 8. Miguel Crespo 2:00.93, best time; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodriguez 1:12.20, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. Brandon Moran 1:15.71, JO, 3. Bryant Segui 1:18.66, JO, best time, 4. Leonardo Mateus 1:20.71, JO; 13-14, 1. CJ Kopecki, SOFLO 1:10.13, JO; SOFLO: 2. Tyler Gibson 1:10.48, JO, best time, 3. Samuel Quintero 1:14.53, 4. Matthew Menocal 1:14.88, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Jonathan Strod, SOFLO 1:08.24, FGSC; SOFLO: 2. Alfredo Mesa 1:08.75, FGSC, best time, 3. Brendan Cassie 1:10.04, best time.

50-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Max Cope, Gulliver 27.81; SOFLO: 2. Nicolas Rossi 30.36, JO, 5. Marcos Vazquez 33.96, 8. Randy Smith 35.83, best time; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 26.26, JO; SOFLO: 2. Bryant Segui 28.19, JO, 3. Sebastian Sierra 30.35; 13-14, 1. Juan Lucas, SOFLO 23.79, JO; SOFLO: 2. CJ Kopecki 24.19, JO, best time, 3. Kevin Porto, 25.17, JO, 4. Bruno Berti 25.33, JO, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Ryan Capote, SOFLO 23.23, FGSC; SOFLO: 2. Alfredo Mesa 23.49, FGSC, best time, 3. Jordan Colon 23.92, FGSC, best time, 5. Eduardo Graziano 24.17, FGSC, best time.

100-yard individual medley:

10-and-under, 1. Nicolas Rossi, SOFLO 1:19.66, JO; SOFLO: 3. Marcos Vazquez 1:26.22, 5. Alex Golding 1:27.87, 6. Tanner Gibson 1:29.82; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 1:04.11, JO; SOFLO: 2. Leonardo Mateus 1:08.14, JO, 3. Bryant Segui 1:10.15, JO, best time; 13-14, 1. Ervin Marin, SOFLO 58.37, JO; SOFLO: 2. Juan Lucas 58.72, JO, 3. CJ Kopecki 1:01.97, JO, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Alfredo Mesa, SOFLO 58.72, FGSC, best time; SOFLO: 2. Ryan Capote 59.06, 3. Jonathan Strod 59.89.

200-yard freestyle relay: 12-and-under, 1. SOFLO A 2:01.33, 2. Gulliver 2:01.36, 3. SOFLO C 2:19.28; 13-and-over, 1. SOFLO B 1:34.61, 2. SOFLO C 1:34.80, 3. SOFLO E 1:49.96.

100-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Marcos Vazquez, SOFLO 1:23.31, JO; SOFLO: Awwal Kay-Ramos, Gulliver 1:25.23, 3. Hayaat Kay-Ramos, Gulliver 1:25.86; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 1:03.73, JO, best time; SOFLO; 2. Leonardo Mateus 1:07.08, JO, 3. Bryant Segui 1:09.04, JO; 13-14, 1. Kevin Porto, SOFLO 1:00.34, JO; SOFLO: 2. Ervin Marin 1:00.70, JO, 3. Bruno Berti 1:02.23, JO, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Ryan Capote, SOFLO 57.43, FGSC; SOFLO: 2. tie, Alfredo Mesa, best time, and Gustavo Valery 57.82, FGSC, 4. Jordan Colon 59.13, FGSC, best time.

50-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Max Cope, Gulliver 30.66, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. Nicolas Rossi 35.25, JO, best time, 4. Marcos Vazquez 38.90, 5. Randy Smith 39.88; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 28.55, JO; SOFLO; 2. Bryant Segui 30.09, JO, 3. Brandon Moran 31.52, JO; 13-14, 1. Juan Lucas, SOFLO 25.79, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. Ervin Marin 26.12, JO, best time, 3. CJ Kopecki 26.42, JO, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Alfredo Mesa, SOFLO 25.58, FGSC, best time; SOFLO; 2. Alex Monti 25.68, FGSC, best time, 3. Jordan Colon 25.91, FGSC, best time.

100-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Max Cope, Gulliver 1:00.49, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. Nicolas Rossi 1:05.13, JO, 5. Alex Golding 1:15.56; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodrigiuez, SOFLO 56.67, JO; SOFLO: 2. Leonardo Mateus 59.92, JO, 3. Bryant Segui 1:01.66, JO; 13-14, 1. Juan Lucas, SOFLO 52.25, JO; SOFLO: 2. CJ Kopecki 52.62, JO, 3. Kevin Porto 54.01, JO; 15-and-over, 1. Alfredo Mesa, SOFLO 51.72, FGSC; SOFLO: 2. Jordan Colon 51.87, FGSC, 3. Eduardo Graziano 56.85.

50-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Awwal Kay-Ramos, Gulliver 41.66; SOFLO; 2. Nicolas Rossi 42.32, JO, 5. Alex Golding 45.44, best time, 6. Samuel Bullen 49.54, best time; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 33.60, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. Brandon Moran 34.20, JO, 3. Bryant Segui 36.90, JO, 4. Leonardo Mateus 38.80, JO; 13-14, 1. Ervin Marin, SOFLO 30.48, JO, best time; SOFLO: 2. CJ Kopecki 33.00, JO, best time, 3. Tyler Gibson 33.45; 15-and-over, 1. Brendan Cassie, SOFLO 31.34, FGSC, best time; SOFLO: 2. Jonathan Strod 31.56, FGSC, 3. Alfredo Mesa 31.65, FGSC, best time.

200-yard medley relay:

12-and-under, 1. SOFLO A 2:07.45, 3. SOFLO B 2:28.78, 4. SOFLO C 2:36.72; 13-and-over, 1. SOFLO B 1:45.55, 2. SOFLO A 1:48.11, 3. SOFLO C 1:56.72.

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

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