SOFLO Swimmers End On Winning Note At Area 3 Meet

SOFLO Swimmers Ends On Winning Note At Area 3 Meet


By Sharon Robb

March 3, 2014

South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers turned in more solid swims on the second and final day of the Florida Gold Coast Area 3 Developmental Championships at Academic Village Pool.

Several swimmers made their FGC Junior Olympic cuts and turned in best times.

SOFLO dominated the relay competition.

The girls 10-and-under 200-yard medley relay of Jena Legaspi, Sally Golding, Jasmine Ahmet and Elizabeth Chevaldova won in 2:28.37.

The boys 10-and-under 200-yard medley relay of Alex Golding, Mark Andre De Gracia, Randy Smith and Alejandro Mateus won in 2:43.48.

The girls 13-14 200-yard medley relay of Andrea Pereira, Jennifer Rodriguez, Abolade Oyetunji and Isabel Shashaty won in 2:07.47.

The boys 13-14 200-yard medley relay of Bruno Berti, Tyler Gibson, Juan Osorio and Christopher Sanchez in 1:54.08.

Among SOFLO’s individual winners were:

Sally Golding, 9, 100-yard freestyle, 1:08.70, Junior Olympic cut.

Alex Golding, 9, 100-yard freestyle, 1:12.27, Junior Olympic cut.

Sebastian Sevilla, 12, 200-yard individual medley, 2:34.29, Junior Olympic cut.

Abolade Oyetunji, 14, 200-yard individual medley, 2:28.12, Junior Olympic cut and 1,650-yard freestyle, 20:37.15.

Juan Osorio, 14, 200-yard individual medley, 2:15.65, Junior Olympic cut.

Bella Leggett, 10, 50-yard backstroke, 36.99, Junior Olympic cut.

Jena Legaspi, 10, 100-yard butterfly, 1:21.90, Junior Olympic cut.

Bruno Berti, 14, 100-yard butterfly, 1:01.09, Junior Olympic cut and 200-yard backstroke, 2:15.81.

Andrea Pereira, 13, 200-yard backstroke, 2:21.98, Junior Olympic cut.

Mikaela De Gracia, 12, 200-yard breaststroke, 2:54.45, Junior Olympic cut.

Joseph Lee, 11, 200-yard breaststroke, 2:52.33, Junior Olympic cut.

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