By Sharon Robb

February 1, 2014

For the second day in a row, South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers dominated the field during the second session of the Florida Gold Coast SOFLO Open Invitational Saturday at Academic Village Pool.

The second session featured SOFLO swimmers ages 13-14 and 15-and-over against a competitive field that included Titan Aquatics, Miami-Dade Aquatics and Rockway.

SOFLO swimmers, competing in their first major meet of the new year while gauging their training, had at least two top five finishers in each event from the 50-yard freestyle to the 500-yard freestyle.

Among SOFLO’s top finishers were:

Kathleen Golding, 13, was a four-time winner in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:31.28), 100-yard butterfly (59.48), 200-yard individual medley (2:09.91) and 500-yard freestyle (best time 5:02.95).

Melissa Marinheiro, 16, was a triple winner, capturing the 100-yard backstroke (1:02.02), 100-yard butterfly (1:01.48) and 200-yard individual medley (2:14.13).

Kelley Heron, 14, won the 100-yard backstroke (1:01.37).

Delanie Perez, 13, won the 50-yard breaststroke (34.86).

Florida International University-bound Maria Lopez, 18, won the 50-yard freestyle (25.76) and led a four-SOFLO swimmer sweep in the sprint event.

Juan Lucas, 13, was a double winner. He won the 100-yard backstroke (57.10) and 50-yard freestyle (23.92).

Ervin Marin, 14, won the 100-yard butterfly (56.79) and 200-yard individual medley (2:05.58).

Julien Pinon, 15, won the 100-yard butterfly (53.81) and 200-yard individual medley (2:02.60).

The three-day meet concludes on Sunday with two more sessions at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

SESSION TWO, SATURDAY RESULTS

GIRLS

200-yard medley relay:

13-and-over, 1. SOFLO A 1:54.91 (Melissa Marinheiro, Jessica Rodriguez, Maria Lopez, Olivia Katcher), 2. SOFLO B 2:02.22, 3. SOFLO D 2:07.97.

200-yard breaststroke:

13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 2:31.28; SOFLO: 2. Delanie Perez 2:38.44, 3. Jennifer Rodriguez 2:47.58, 5. Katherine DeBarros 2:50.92, 6. Alexandra Crespo 2:51.34, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Jessica Rodriguez, SOFLO 2:27.01.

100-yard backstroke:

13-14, 1. Kelley Heron, SOFLO 1:01.36; SOFLO: 3. Liz Travieso 1:06.85, 6. Katherine DeBarros 1:09.50, best time, 8. Abolade Oyetunji 1:10.64, 10. Kellie Wilcox 1:13.38, 11. Isabel Shashaty 1:13.63, best time, 13. Alexandra Crespo 1:15.60, best time, 16. Ashley Diaz 1:18.21, best time, 22. Andrea Avellaneda 1:45.17; 15-and-over, 1. Melissa Marinheiro, SOFLO 1:02.02; SOFLO: 3. Maria Lopez 1:03.84, 4. Amber Hunter 1:05.53, 9. Stephanie Mlujeak 1:10.33, 11. Astrid Rigau 1:12.05.

50-yard breaststroke:

13-14, 1. Delanie Perez, SOFLO 34.86; SOFLO: 2. Jennifer Rodriguez 37.03, 7. Alexandra Crespo 39.24, 8. Abolade Oyetunji 39.43, 9. Kellie Wilcox 39.65, 23. Ashley Diaz 47.68; 15-and-over, 1. Tara Lawson-Corley, Hammerheads 32.16; SOFLO: 2. Jessica Rodriguez 33.33, 5. Astrid Rigau 37.66, 7. Victoria Lumelski 39.49, best time.

100-yard butterfly:

13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 59.48; SOFLO: 4. Delanie Perez 1:07.58, 6. Zariya Harris 1:10.76, best time, 7. Jennifer Rodriguez 1:11.98, 9. Alexandra Crespo 1:12.39, 11. Katherine DeBarros 1:14.05, best time, 13. Isabel Shashaty 1:19.55, best time, 16. Ashley Diaz 1:27.37; 15-and-over, 1. Melissa Marinheiro, SOFLO 1:01.48; SOFLO: 3. Olivia Katcher 1:02.13, 4. Amber Hunter 1:02.22, 5. Kylie Herman 1:02.90, best time, 6. Jennifer Rodriguez 1:05.95, 10. Astrid Rigau 1:09.59, best time, 13. Victoria Lumelski 1:13.51, best time.

50-yard freestyle:

13-14, 1. Melannie Vargas, Miami-Dade 26.48; SOFLO: 2. Liz Travieso 27.13, 5. Abolade Oyetunji 27.84, 9. Isabel Shashaty 28.49, 13. Zariya Harris 28.90, best time, 28. Andrea Avellaneda 33.12, 30. Ashley Diaz 33.63; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Lopez, SOFLO 25.76; SOFLO: 2. Kylie Herman 26.46, 3. Olivia Katcher 26.48, 4. Amber Hunter 27.39, 12. Stephanie Mlujeak 28.69.

200-yard individual medley:

13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 2:09.91; SOFLO: 2. Kelley Heron 2:15.20, 3.Delanie Perez 2:24.96, 8. Zariya Harris 2:40.81, 11. Kellie Wilcox 2:45.82, 13. Isabel Shashaty 2:48.06; 15-and-over, 1. Melissa Marinheiro, SOFLO 2:14.13; SOFLO: 2. Olivia Katcher 2:19.40, 4. Kylie Herman 2:20.06.

500-yard freestyle:

13-14, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 5:02.95, best time; SOFLO: 3. Jennifer Rodriguez 5:43.55, best time, 5. Katherine DeBarros 5:45.17, 8. Abolade Oyetunji 5:53.21; 15-and-over, 1. Kelly Fertel, Rockway 5:07.16; SOFLO: 2. Maria Lopez 5:20.79, 5. Stephanie Mlujeak 5:40.55, 7. Victoria Lumelski 6:04.92, best time.

BOYS

200-yard medley relay:

13-and-over, 1. Titan Aquatics 1:44.51, 2. SOFLO A 1:45.60 (Gustavo Valery, Bowie Suen, Julien Pinon, Ryan Capote), 3. BISC A 1:46.19.

200-yard breaststroke:

13-14, 1. Kevin Hernandez, Miami Dade 2:26.01; SOFLO: 5. Ricardo Roche 2:36.25, best time, 6. Samuel Quintero 2:36.65; 15-and-over, 1. Anton Kuzjomkin, Titan Aquatics 2:21.13, best time; SOFLO: 2. Bowie Suen 2:28.10, 5. Jonathan Strod 2:33.18, 6. Alfredo Mesa 2:35.71, best time, 7. Brendan Cassie 2:38.28, best time.

100-yard backstroke:

13-14, 1. Juan Lucas, SOFLO 57.10; SOFLO: 3. Kevin Porto 1:00.51, 5. Ricardo Roche 1:01.67, best time, 6. Bruno Berti 1:02.01, best time, 9. Juan Osorio 1:03.85, best time, 11. Samuel Quintero 1:05.73, 18. Sebastian Semko 1:11.63, best time, 21. Ethan Hew 1:18.77, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Julio Horrego, Hialeah 57.28; SOFLO: 4. Gustavo Valery 59.02, 5. Alfredo Mesa 59.16, 6. Alejandro Lombo 59.70, 11. Simon Ortiz 1:07.18, 14. Cristian Rossi 1:08.47, 15. Brandon Fratianni 1:09.22, best time, 19. Mathew Delvalle 1:11.96, 20. Bryan Moran 1:12.01, best time.

50-yard breaststroke:

13-14, 1. Gabriel Alvarez, Miami-Dade 31.57, best time; SOFLO: 2. Ervin Marin 31.59, 7. Samuel Quintero 35.13, 9. Matthew Menocal 35.22, best time, 10. Juan Osorio 35.44, best time, 11. Ethan Hew 37.25, best time, 17. Sebastian Simko 41.35, 25. David Marrero 48.33, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Anton Kuzjomkin, Titan Aquatics 28.86; SOFLO: 3. Brendan Cassie 30.74, best time, 4. Alex Monti 31.36, 8. Baldwin Suen 32.45, 10. Gustavo Valery 33.10, best time, 13. Cristian Rossi 33.57, 17. Federico Molina 36.49, best time, 23. Ji Pak 1:00.50.

100-yard butterfly:

13-14, 1. Ervin Marin, SOFLO 56.79; SOFLO: 2. CJ Kopecki 57.01, 3. Juan Lucas 57.15, 11. Bruno Berti 1:02.81, 12. Kevin Porto 1:03.44, 13. Ricardo Roche 1:04.53, best time, 22. Matthew Menocal 1:11.26, 29. David Marrero 1:48.27; 15-and-over, 1. Julien Pinon, SOFLO 53.81; SOFLO: 3. Alejandro Zambrano 55.44, 10. Jonathan Strod 59.31, 11.Ryan Capote 59.86, best time, 17. Bowie Suen 1:02.03, best time, 18. Alejandro Lombo 1:02.26, 23. Federico Molina 1:07.31, best time, 24. Brandon Fratianni 1:07.65,best time, 25. Mathew Delvalle 1:09.46.

50-yard freestyle:

13-14, 1. Juan Lucas, SOFLO 23.92; SOFLO: 4. Bruno Berti 25.25, best time, 7. Kevin Porto 25.38, 9. Juan Osorio 25.81, 11. Christopher Sanchez 25.94, 12. Matthew Menocal 26.04, 14. Ricardo Roche 26.17, best time, 30. Ethan Hew 30.11, best time, 31. Sebastian Simko 30.21, 39. David Marrero 33.04; 15-and-over, 1. Anton Voronin, UNBK 22.58; SOFLO: 6. Alejandro Zambrano 23.56, 9. Ryan Capote 23.63, 10. Gustavo Valery 23.67, 11. Alfredo Mesa 23.80, 22. Alejandro Lombo 25.23, 23. Bowie Suen 25.26, best time, 25. Cristian Rossi 25.60, 30. Baldwin Suen 26.06, 33. Brendan Cassie 26.53, best time, 35. Simon Ortiz 26.75, best time, 36. Brandon Fratianni 26.91, best time, 37. Federico Molina 26.98, 42. Bryan Moran 27.58, 49. Ji Pak 33.04.

200-yard individual medley:

13-14, 1. Ervin Marin, SOFLO 2:05.58; SOFLO: 2. Bruno Berti 2:18.23, best time, 3. Matthew Menocal 2:18.66, best time, 13. Sebastian Simko 2:38.11, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Julien Pinon, SOFLO 2:02.60; SOFLO: 2. Alex Monti 2:09.29, 4. Alfredo Mesa 2:12.06, 5. Jonathan Strod 2:13.81, 6. Ryan Capote 2:18.02, 12. Simon Ortiz 2:24.40, 16. Mathew Delvalle 2:32.13, best time, 18. Brendan Cassie 2:34.61, 19. Brandon Fratianni 2:35.08, 22. Bryan Moran 2:39.91, best time, 26. Ji Pak 3:36.34.

IF YOU GO

What: Florida Gold Coast SOFLO Open Invitational

When: Sunday.

Schedule: Session 4, 8:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.; Session 5, 1:30-4:47 p.m.

Where: Academic Village Pool, 17189 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines

Admission: $3 per session, heat sheet $3 per session. For information call meet director Chris Anderson, 954-538-3721.

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

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