By Sharon Robb

May 24, 2014

South Florida Aquatic Club enjoyed its best session during the third session of the Gulliver Long Course Invitational on a sun-drenched Saturday afternoon at the Marian Krutulis Aquatics Center.

Nearly every SOFLO swimmer turned in at least one best time during the session and SOFLO swimmers dominated their events.

Kyana Castro won four events with all career-best times. Castro won the 11-12 200-meter freestyle in a best time 2:22.02; the 100-meter butterfly in a best time 1:15.08; 100-meter backstroke in a best time 1:21.58; and 400-meter freestyle in a best time 5:02.18.

Molly Golding won the 50-meter breaststroke in a best time 41.76 and was also second in the 11-12 200-meter freestyle in a best time 2:27.79, 100-meter backstroke in 1:23.02 and 400-meter freestyle in 5:06.10.

Sara Quintero won the 100-meter butterfly in 1:23.89 and 400-meter freestyle in a best time 5:17.12 and teammate Erika Pelaez was second in 5:35.19.

Zackary Harris won three events including the 10-and-under 200-meter freestyle in 2:37.21; 100-meter butterfly in 1:26.50; and 100-meter backstroke in 1:29.05.

Eiza Gantus won the 11-12 200-meter freestyle in a best time 2:21.91 and was second in the 50-meter freestyle in 31.03.

Michael Arias won the 400-meter freestyle in a best time 5:03.59.

The four-day meet concludes on Sunday with two sessions at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

SESSION THREE RESULTS

GIRLS

200-meter freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Naomi Vera, Rockway 2:40.47; SOFLO: 3. Sally Golding 2:48.29; 11-12, 1. Kyana Castro, SOFLO 2:22.02, best time; SOFLO: 2. Molly Golding 2:27.79, best time, 3. Valentina Carrion 2:30.85, best time, 6. Alana Acevedo 2:35.77, best time, 13. Sophia Bedoya 2:53.82, best time.

50-meter breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Chloe Hernandez, Gulliver 42.22; SOFLO: 4. Sally Golding 46.92, best time, 5. Sara Quintero 48.81, best time, 7. Jasmine Ahmet 51.14, best time, 20. Sarah Acevedo 59.23, best time, 22. Kaitlyn Barrios 1:00.28; 11-12, 1. Molly Golding, SOFLO 41.76, best time; SOFLO: 3. Valentina Carrion 42.79, 7. Sophia Bedoya 46.60, best time, 10. Salma Hegazy 53.01, best time, 11. Michelle Ordonez 54.49.

100-meter butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Sara Quintero, SOFLO 1:23.89; SOFLO: 2. Sally Golding 1:32.82, best time; 11-12, 1. Kyana Castro, SOFLO 1:15.08, best time; SOFLO: 3. Alana Acevedo 1:29.13, best time, 5. Salma Hegazy 1:34.96, best time.

50-meter freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Chloe Hernandez, Gulliver 32.56; SOFLO: 3. Sara Quintero 34.32, best time, 5. Jasmin Ahmet 35.78, 9. Sally Golding 36.53, best time, 11. Sarah Acevedo 38.25, best time, 23. Kaitlyn Barrios 43.08, best time; 11-12, 1. Antonella Divo, Gulliver 31.79; SOFLO: 9. Valentina Carrion 33.33, best time, 10. Alana Acevedo 34.17, best time, 12. Sophia Bedoya 34.51, best time, 13. Salma Hegazy 36.23, best time, 16. Michelle Ordonez 37.14.

100-meter backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Naomi Vera, Rockway 1:26.49; SOFLO: 5. Jasmine Ahmet 1:33.68, best time; 11-12, 1. Kyana Castro, SOFLO 1:21.58, best time; SOFLO: 2. Molly Golding 1:23.02, 7. Sophia Bedoya 1:33.86, best time, 8. Salma Heguy 1:36.58, best time, 9. Alana Acevedo 1:37.04, best time.

400-meter freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Sara Quintero, SOFLO 5:17.12, best time; SOFLO: 2. Erika Pelaez 5:35.19, 3. Sarah Acevedo 5:51.96, best time, 6. Jasmine Ahmet 6:02.93; 11-12, 1. Kyana Castro, SOFLO 5:02.18, best time; SOFLO: 2. Molly Golding 5:06.10, 3. Valentina Carrion 5:17.18.

BOYS

200-meter freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Zackary Harris, SOFLO 2:37.21; 11-12, 1. Eiza Gantus, SOFLO 2:21.91, best time; SOFLO: 3. Michael Arias 2:23.54, best time, 5. Nicolas Rossi 2:26.01, best time, 21. Lucas Gandarillas 3:01.15.

50-meter breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Samuel Rivas, Gulliver 46.85; SOFLO: 2. Alex Golding 48.49, best time, 10. Noah Hew 57.80, best time, 11. Farouk Musa 57.81, best time.

100-meter butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Zackary Harris, SOFLO 1:26.50; SOFLO: 4. Noah Hew 1:49.91, best time; 11-12, 1. Phillip Meira, Gulliver 1:15.56; SOFLO: 3. Michael Arias 1:17.31, 6. Nicolas Rossi 1:24.45, best time.

50-meter freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Samuel Rivas, Gulliver 33.53; SOFLO: 3. Zackary Harris 34.03, 5. Alex Golding 36.62, best time, 9. Noah Hew 40.88, 23. Farouk Musa 48.33; 11-12, 1. Orlando Montejo, Miami Swimming 29.25; SOFLO: 2. Eiza Gantus 31.03, 5. Sebastian Sevilla 32.30, 13. Nicolas Rossi 33.58, 20. Lucas Gandarillas 36.68.

100-meter backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Zackary Harris, SOFLO 1:29.05; SOFLO; 2. Alex Golding 1:30.36, best time, 3. Noah Hew 1:51.34, best time; 11-12, 1. Matthew Amor, Metro-Dade 1:17.69; SOFLO: 2. Sebastian Sevilla 1:22.14, best time, 4. Michael Arias 1:24.24, 5. Eiza Gantus 1:24.48.

400-meter freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Calvin Frette, Gulliver 5:31.95; SOFLO: 3. Alex Golding 6:23.30; 11-12, 1. Michael Arias, SOFLO 5:03.59, best time; 3. Eiza Gantus 5:08.96, best time.

IF YOU GO

WHAT: Gulliver Long Course Invitational

WHEN: Friday-Sunday

WHERE: Marian Krutulis Aquatics Center, Gulliver Prep School, 6575 SW 88th Street, Miami

SCHEDULE: Friday, Session 1, 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, Session 2, 9 a.m.; Session 3, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Session 4, 10 a.m.; Session 5, 3 p.m.

ADMISSION: $3 per session, heat sheets $3 per session. For information call 305-666-7937, ext. 1552.

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

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