By Sharon Robb

Sept. 13, 2014—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers started off on a winning note Saturday during the opening session of the Pre-Junior Olympics Developmental Meet at the Sunrise Civic Center.

With 69 swimmers competing in the Florida Gold Coast-sanctioned meet, SOFLO dominated the opening day races.

SOFLO had five individual boys winners and four individual girls winners.

Kayla Cunningham, 11, won the 11-12 200-yard freestyle in a best time 2:15.52. She dropped 8.03 seconds from her previous best time of 2:23.55.

Jena Legaspi, 10, won the 10-and-under 50-yard butterfly in a best time 36.29, dropping 2.58 from her previous best time of 38.87.

Madison Johnson, 12, won the 11-12 50-yard butterfly in 30.86 in her first appearance in the event.

In the 13-and-over 50-yard butterfly, SOFLO swept second (Isabel Shashaty), third (Zariya Harris), fourth (Raquel Lugo) and fifth places (Camila Alvarez) with three best times turned in.

Zariya Harris, 14, won the 100-yard freestyle in a best time 1:01.36, dropping 1.12 seconds off her previous best of 1:02.48. SOFLO had three swimmers in the top four spots. Shashaty was third and Lugo was fourth.

Zackary Harris, 9, cracked the 3-minute barrier in the 200-yard breaststroke for the first time.

Harris won the 10-and-under 200-yard breaststroke in a best time 2:59.63, dropping 8.62 seconds. His previous best time was 3:08.25.

Other boys individual winners were:

Odin Farkas, 10, 10-and-under 100-yard backstroke, 1:25.72.

Mark Andre De Gracia, 10, 10-and-under 50-yard breaststroke, 44.13, best time.

Samuel Quintero, 14, 13-and-over 50-yard breaststroke, 33.53, best time.

Alejandro Mateus, 9, 10-and-under, 100-yard freestyle, 1:12.66, best time.

The meet continues on Sunday with the final two sessions beginning at 9 a.m.

SESSION ONE GIRLS RESULTS

200-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Giulianna Garcia, CSSC 2:24.19; SOFLO: 3. Daniela Barreto 2:37.42, best time; 11-12, 1. Kayla Cunningham, SOFLO 2:15.52, best time; SOFLO: 5. Rebekah Ling 2:22.91; 13-and-over, 1. Jodi Kennedy, SwimFast 2:12.33; SOFLO: 2. Zariya Harris 2:13.01, best time, 5. Alexandra Crespo 2:14.18, 9. Alana Acevedo 2:21.72.

50-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Jena Legaspi, SOFLO 36.29, best time; SOFLO: 2. Sarah Acevedo 37.27, best time, 7. Mia Escudero 40.19, best time, 21. Kerry Cunningham 43.89, best time, 28. Molly Mason 49.00, best time, 30. Mariann Catalasan 50.85, best time, 33. Judith-Alison Natino 51.53, best time, 39. Leah Pardo 54.32, 48. Carol Lambert 1:05.67; 11-12, 1. Madison Johnson, SOFLO 30.86; SOFLO: 3. Valentina Carrion 32.50, best time, 6. Kayla Cunningham 32.73, best time, 7. Karen Perez 33.46, best time, 19. Michelle Ordonez 36.85, 20. Lauren Siegman 36.88, 26. Zoe Rezende 38.72, 31. Andrea Chacon 41.33, best time; 13-and-over, 1. Pamela Torres, AK Sharks 30.94; SOFLO: 2. Isabel Shashaty 31.21, best time, 3. Zariya Harris 31.22, best time, 4. Raquel Lugo 31.42, 5. Camila Alvarez 31.56, best time, 8. Alana Acevedo 33.14, best time, 9. Alexandra Crespo 33.49, 13. Andrea Avellaneda 36.12, best time.

200-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Isabella Chambers, PST 2:55.59; 11-12, 1. Margaret Miao, AK Sharks 2:40.58; 13-and-over, 1. Mary Smutny, AK Sharks 2:22.78, best time; SOFLO: 2. Alexandra Crespo 2:34.89, best time.

100-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Olivia Dinehart, AK Sharks 1:22.89; SOFLO: 4. Sarah Acevedo 1:24.94, best time; 11-12, 1. Addy Barone, Pine Crest 1:10.43; SOFLO: 17. Amy-Nicole Toro 1:20.27, 20. Michelle Ordonez 1:23.48, 21. Lily Sines 1:25.06, 22. Zoe Rezende 1:27.47, 27. Andrea Chacon 1:39.42, best time; 13-and-over, 1. Cameron Thomas, SF 1:08.06; SOFLO: 2. Kellie Wilcox 1:09.32, best time, 6. Isabel Shashaty 1:12.46, 11. Andrea Avellaneda 1:23.51, best time.

50-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Briana Dattile, CSSC 39.16; SOFLO: 2. Daniela Barreto 41.66, best time, 8. Jena Legaspi 44.64, best time, 20. Judith-Alison Natino 50.60, best time, 24. Leah Pando 52.19, 26. Kerry Cunningham 52.63, best time, 28. Molly Mason 53.48, 30. Mariann Catalasan 53.80, best time, 41. Jadyn Parks 59.59, 52. Celeste Cuevas 1:17.36, 54. Carol Lambert 1:23.20; 11-12, 1. Kai Kibler, PST 38.29; SOFLO: 5. Madison Johnson 39.63, 19. Amy-Nicole Toro 44.14, best time, 28. Lily Sines 46.19; 13-and-over, 1. Pamela Torres, AK Sharks 36.30; SOFLO: 2. Kellie Wilcox 37.21, best time, 7. Raquel Lugo 41.56.

200-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Isabella Chambers, PST 3:02.44; 11-12, 1. Margaret Milo, AK Sharks 2:44.30; 13-and-over, 1. Mary Smutny, AK Sharks 2:44.19.

100-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Caroline Udell, PST 1:11.02; SOFLO: 2. Sarah Acevedo 1:11.08, best time, 11. Daniela Barreto 1:15.60, best time, 15. Mia Escudero 1:17.41, best time, 37. Kerry Cunningham 1:28.55, best time, 45. Leah Pando 1:36.02, 50. Celeste Cuevas 1:40.87, 53. Jadyn Parks 1:44.59, 61. Carol Lambert 2:01.72, best time; 11-12, 1. Maddy Schain, AK Sharks 59.80; SOFLO: 2. Valentina Carrion 1:01.36, best time, 5. Madison Johnson 1:04.52, 6. Kayla Cunningham 1:04.66, best time, 7. Karen Perez 1:04.70, best time, 16. Lauren Siegman 1:07.39, 26. Amy-Nicole Toro 1:11.06, best time, 32. Zoe Rezende 1:14.72, 34. Michelle Ordonez 1:15.09, 42. Andrea Chacon 1:23.07, best time; 13-and-over, 1. Zariya Harris, SOFLO 1:01.36, best time; SOFLO: 3. Isabel Shashaty 1:01.53, 4. Raquel Lugo 1:01.97, 10. Kellie Wilcox 1:03.10, best time, 11. Camila Alvarez 1:03.87, best time, 12. Alana Acevedo 1:05.77, best time, 22. Andrea Avellaneda 1:14.04, best time.

SESSION ONE BOYS RESULTS

200-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Zachary Vasser, YBC 2:35.26; SOFLO: 2. Alejandro Mateus 2:35.89, best time, 3. Aldo Zepeda 2:44.86, best time, 7. Fernando Barreto 2:58.01; 11-12, 1. Daniel Escobar, PST 2:07.97; SOFLO: 15. Lucas Gandarillas 2:44.44, 16. Gabriel Ferdinand 2:47.56, 20. Ryan Alfonso 3:14.96; 13-and-over, 1. Brandon Adelkopf, PST 2:02.63; SOFLO: 3. Juan Medina 2:08.95, best time, 5. Brandon Fratianni 2:10.84, 6. Sebastian Simko 2:16.22, best time, 10. Shane O’Brien 2:37.21,

50-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Yannai Michael, PST 35.30; SOFLO: 2. Randy Smith 36.48, 4. Nathaniel Garrick 41.53, 8. Mark Andre De Gracia 43.07, best time, 10. Sebastian Navarro 45.30, 11. Matthew Kim 45.57, 12. Jacob Navarro 45.67, 13. Jacob Oram 45.91, best time, 14. Noah Hew 46.04, 22. Samuel Bullen 55.17, 29. Tyler Herring 58.37; 11-12, 1. Robert Wilson, PST 31.87; SOFLO: 17. Ian Chalmers 40.57, best time, 23. Chris Vasquez 47.90; 13-and-over, 1. Sebastian Manrique, YBC 28.22; SOFLO: 5. Samuel Quintero 29.67, best time; 7. Juan Medina 30.71, best time, 11. Ethan Hew 33.24, best time, 12. Wyatt Jennessee 33.27.

200-yard butterfly:

11-12, 1. Dominic Bono, AK Sharks 2:42.59; 13-and-over, 1. Diego Avellaneda, Sunrise 2:18.69; SOFLO: 3. Andres Arias 2:35.43.

100-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Odin Farkas, SOFLO 1:25.72; SOFLO: 3. Jacob Oram 1:30.15, 4. Miguel Crespo 1:36.97, best time, 7. Daniel Fiallo 1:52.98; 11-12, 1. Robert Wilson, PST 1:12.42; SOFLO: 15. Ian Chalmers 1:30.12, 18. Ryan Alfonso 1:36.06, best time; 13-and-over, 1. Brandon Adelkopf, PST 1:04.34; SOFLO: 3. Andres Arias 1:05.89, best time, 6. Brandon Fratianni 1:08.33, best time, 7. Sebastian Simko 1:09.68, best time.

50-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Mark Andre De Gracia, SOFLO 44.13, best time; SOFLO: 3. Samuel Bullen 44.57, best time, 4. Odin Farkas 45.96, best time, 6. Noah Hew 47.26, best time, 7. Randy Smith 47.94, best time, 17. Matthew Kim 51.04, 18. Sebastian Navarro 51.17, best time, 20. Fernando Barreto 51.28, best time, 22. Aldo Zepeda 51.91, 24. Farouk Musa 52.86, best time, 27. Miguel Crespo 55.42, 29. Tyler Hering 56.20, 31. Daniel Romero 57.54, 44. Ethan Greenberg 1:11.64; 11-12, 1. Guillermo Barrios, CSSC 38.88; SOFLO: 9. Gabriel Ferdinand 43.33, best time, 16. Lucas Gandarillas 47.08, 21. Chris Vazquez 48.33, best time; 13-and-over, 1. Samuel Quintero, SOFLO 33.53, best time; SOFLO: 7. Andres Arias 34.88, 8. Ethan Hew 35.68, best time, 11. Wyatt Jennessee 38.12, 16. Shane O’Brien 43.99.

200-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Zackary Harris, SOFLO 2:59.63, best time; 11-12, 1. Daniel Escobar, PST 2:53.80; SOFLO: 5. Ryan Alfonso 3:50.58; 13-and-over, 1. Matthew Cooper, SwimFast 2:34.16; SOFLO: 4. Wyatt Jennessee 3:01.03.

100-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Alejandro Mateus, SOFLO 1:12.66, best time; SOFLO: 3. Randy Smith 1:14.74, best time, 5. Mark Andre De Gracia 1:17.23, best time, 6. Noah Hew 1:17.56, 10. Aldo Zepeda 1:21.19, 11. Odin Farkas 1:21.94, best time, 12. Sebastian Navarro 1:21.95, best time, 13. Jacob Oram 1:22.53, best time, 16. Fernando Barreto 1:24.48, best time, 18. Jacob Navarro 1:25.58, best time, 20. Miguel Crespo 1:26.18, 22. Tyler Herring 1:27.80, 28. Samuel Bullen 1:35.64, best time, 32. Daniel Fiallo 1:40.27, 43. Daniel Romero 1:52.52; 11-12, 1. Robert Wilson, PST 59.20; SOFLO: 10. Michael Toro 1:09.94, 16. Ian Chalmers 1:16.52, best time, 21. Gabriel Ferdinand 1:18.39, best time, 24. Chris Vasquez 1:20.92, best time; 13-and-over, 1. Brandon Adelkopf, PST 54.69; SOFLO: 3. Brandon Fratianni 56.37, best time, 6. Samuel Quintero 57.89, best time, 7. Juan Medina 58.32, best time, 9. Sebastian Simko 59.63, best time, 14. Ethan Hew 1:04.10, best time, 20. Shane O’Brien 1:10.27.

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

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