By Sharon Robb

October 18, 2014—Rafael Rodriguez and his South Florida Aquatic club teammates had another good day at the fourth annual Mike Horgan Fall Invitational Meet Saturday at the Lake Lytal Family Aquatic Center in West Palm Beach.

Rodriguez, 12, led the team with four victories.

He won the 200-yard individual medley in a best time 57.86; 50-yard freestyle in 23.90, also a best time; 50-yard butterfly in a best time 25.78 and 100-yard backstroke in 58.42.

Other SOFLO winners were:

Sara Quintero, 100-yard backstroke in a best time 1:13.53 followed by 8-year-old teammate Erika Pelaez in 1:13.87.

Leonardo Mateus, 200-yard freestyle, 1:58.10, best time; 200-yard butterfly, 2:17.31, best time.

Isabella Di Salvo had two seconds and one third. She was third in the 50-yard butterfly in 29.47 and second in the 200-yard butterfly in a best time 2:29.22 and third in the 100-yard backstroke in a best time 1:06.25.

The three-day meet concludes on Sunday with two sessions at 8:30 and 11:30 a.m.

The Florida Gold Coast Top 16 Fall Invitational is named in honor of one of the most beloved and well-respected coaches in the Florida Gold Coast. Horgan, Lake Lytal’s head developmental coach, died of a heart attack at age 50 in August, 2011.

SATURDAY RESULTS

GIRLS

200-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Adriana Gooding, Azura 2:12.96, 2. Sara Quintero, SOFLO 2:16.34, 3. CiCi Robinson, NPB 2:19.05; SOFLO: 10. Erika Pelaez 2:23.84, best time; 11-12, 1. Nicole Gomez, NPB 2:02.22, 2. Mattie Barfield, FLA 2:04.97, 3. Kyana Castro. SOFLO 2:05.61; SOFLO: 12. Valentina Carrion 2:11.43, best time; 13-14, 1. Alexandra Meszaros, PCS 1:59.38, 2. Jennifer Secrest, NPB 1:59.99, 3. Eriana Temperino, ECAC 2:02.93; SOFLO: 27. Zariya Harris 2:12.58; 15-and-over, 1. Jennifer Marquez, Unattached 1:51.09, 2. Angela Cicenia, Unattached 1:57.08, 3. Fabiana Ingram, LLL.

50-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. CiCi Robinson, NPB 37.40, 2. Riley Botting, CSSC 38.09, 3. Megan Gonzales-Mugaburu, WOW 38.11; 11-12, 1. Stephanie Suarez, MAC 33.33, 2. Rachel Botting, CSSC 33.44, 3. Johanna Bruk, OAC 34.50; SOFLO: 13. Valentina Carrion 37.82, best time.

200-yard breaststroke:

12-and-under, 1. Stephanie Suarez, MAC 2:38.97, 2. Mattie Barfield, FLA 2:41.91, 3. Rachel Botting, CSSC 2:43.15; 13-14, 1. Hannah Virgin, CSSC 2:33.30, 2. Erin Tague, LLL 2:44.07, 3. Delaney Simpkins, TCA 2:44.71; 15-and-over, 1. Jena Pisani, LLL 2:39.29, 2. Camryn Hudson, LLL 2:39.85, 3. Emma Rodriguez, Unattached 2:43.20.

100-yard individual medley:

10-and-under, 1. Adriana Gooding, 1:10.47, 2. Sara Quintero, SOFLO 1:13.20, best time, 3. Giulianna Garcia, CSSC 1:14.25; 11-12, 1. Mattie Barfield, FLA 1:04.54, 2. Nicole Gomez, NPB 1:05.85, 3. Madison Kozel, Azura 1:08.53; SOFLO: 6. Kyana Castro 1:08.93, best time, 10. Jacqueline Lugo 1:11.10, best time, 13. Valentina Carrion 1:11.40, best time, 32. Karen Perez 1:16.58.

200-yard individual medley:

13-14, 1. Megan Schimansky, CSSC 2:15.24, 2. Alexandra Meszaros, PCS 2:15.61, 3. Jennifer Secrest, NPB 2:19.40; SOFLO: 24. Zariya Harris 2:32.52; 15-and-over, 1. Melannie Vargas, MDCA 2:14.92, 2. Fabiana Ingram, LLL 2:17.27, 3. Camryn Hudson, LLL 2:17.48.

50-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. CiCi Robinson, NPB 27.27, 2. Adriana Gooding, Azura 28.37, 3. Liah Perez, WOW 29.68; SOFLO: 6. Erika Pelaez 30.97, best time; 11-12, 1. Gabby Beltrano, CSSC 26.47, 2. Rachel Botting, CSSC 26.49, 3. Nicole Gomez, NPB 26.64; SOFLO: 6. Isabella Di Salvo 27.46, best time, 8. Jacqueline Lugo 27.78, best time, 22. Valentina Carrion 29.59, 24. Karen Perez 29.68, best time; 13-14, 1. Racine Ross, Azura 25.41, 2. Jennifer Secrest, NPB 25.65, 3. Delaney Biro, CSSC 25.76; SOFLO: 26. Zariya Harris 28.62; 15-and-over, 1. Jennifer Marquez, Unattached 23.39, 2. Angela Cicenia, Unattached 25.58, 3. Jena Pisani, LLL 25.72.

50-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Nicole Aguilar, WOW 31.35, 2. Liah Perez, WOW 31.75, 3. Adriana Gooding, Azura 32.01; SOFLO: 5. Sara Quintero 32.90; 11-12, 1. Gabby Beltrano, CSSC 28.47, 2. Isabella Di Salvo, SOFLO 29.47, 3. Madelyn Hebert, ECAC 29.62; SOFLO: 8. Kyana Castro 30.32, best time, 10. Jacqueline Lugo 30.64, best time, 24. Karen Perez 33.10, best time.

200-yard butterfly:

12-and-under, 1. Dakota Brisco, LLL 2;28.10, 2. Isabella Di Salvo, SOFLO 2:29.22, best time, 3. Madison Kozel, Azura 2:38.18; 13-14, 1. Alexandra Meszaros, PCS 2:13.77, 2. Racine Ross, Azura 2:13.88, 3. Erika Wesch, JDST 2:18.04; 15-and-over, 1. Camryn Hudson, LLL 2:14.84, 2. Fabiana Ingram, LLL 2:19.17, 3. Claudia Alburez, GUA 2:24.27.

100-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Sara Quintero, SOFLO 1:13.53, best time, 2. Erika Pelaez, SOFLO 1:13.87, 3. Faith Fowler, CSSC 1:14.29; 11-12, 1. Mattie Barfield, FLA 1:00.42, 2. Gabby Beltrano, CSSC 1:02.05, 3. Isabella Di Salvo, SOFLO 1:06.25, best time; SOFLO: 13. Karen Perez 1:12.99, best time; 13-14, 1. Megan Schimansky, CSSC 1:00.38, 2. Jennifer Secrest, NPB 1:04.19, 3. Eriana Tempeerino, ECAC 1:05.41; 15-and-over, 1. Jennifer Marquez, Unattached 59.78, 2. Melannie Vargas, MDCA 1:00.90, 3. Angela Cicenia, Unattached 1:03.46.

BOYS

200-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Kaii Winkler, FLA 2:12.77, 2. Luca Lesentier, NMST 2:13.52, 3. Sebastian Pacheco, MAC 2:15; SOFLO: 8. Zackary Harris 2:20.78, best time, 14. Alejandro Mateus 2:37.19; 11-12, 1. Leonardo Mateus, SOFLO 1:58.10, best time, 2. Andres Wong, MAC 1:59.05, 3. Santiago Gomez, MAC 2:05.50; 13-14, 1. Andres Lares, Azura 1:47.59, 2. Alberto Gomez, MDCA 1:47.72, 3. Adrian Aguilar, MAC 1:49.63; SOFLO: 23. Samuel Quintero 2:02.67, best time, 35. Sebastian Sierra 2:11.67, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Marcela Acosta, Azura 1:40.84, 2. Franco Lupoli, Unattached 1:41.31, 3. Carlos Herrera, Unattached 1:41.77.

50-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Joshua Zuchowski, Jupiter 35.22, 2. Sebastian Lares, Azura 38.71, 3. Nikita Efimov, NMST 39.80; SOFLO: 14. Noah Hew 46.06, best time; 11-12, 1. Santiago Gomez, MAC 32.44, 2. Kevin Degryze, SFTL 33.10, 3. David Gonzalez, Azura 35.03.

200-yard breaststroke:

12-and-under, 1. Santiago Gomez, MAC 2:37.98, 2. Joseph Lee, SOFLO 2:40.55, best time, 3. David Gonzalez, Azura 2:45.40; 13-14, 1. Alberto Gomez, MDCA 2:17.42, 2. Gerson Villatoro, GUA 2:29.18, 3. Ivan Capalbo, Azura 2:31.83; SOFLO: 5. Samuel Quintero 2:34.44; 15-and-over, 1. Brayan Vasquez, GUA 2:14.94, 2. Ernesto Rangel, GUA 2:15.54, 3. Marcelo Lauzurique, MDCA 2:16.56.

200-yard individual medley:

10-and-under, 1. Joshua Zuchowski, Jupiter 1:08.55, 2. Luca Lesentier, NMST 1:12.86, 3. Finn Winkler, FLA 1:13.74; SOFLO: 5. Zackary Harris, SOFLO 1:15.94, 23. Noah Hew 1:28.83; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 57.86, best time, 2. Leonardo Mateus, SOFLO 1:04.78, best time, 3. Kevin Degryze, SFTL 1:05.21; SOFLO: 5. Joseph Lee 1:07.01, best time; 13-14, 1. Elvis Kotikovski, Azura 2:06.75, 2. Christian Carlson, PC 2:09.87, 3. John Torres, Unattached 2:10.90; SOFLO: 21. Brandon Moran 2:24.87; 15-and-over, 1. William Pisani, LLL 1:57.98, 2. Marcelo Acosta, Azura 1:58.19, 3. Brayan Vasquez, GUA 2:03.62.

50-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Finn Winkler, FLA 28.97, 2. Kaii Winkler, FLA 29.27, 3. Sebastian Pacheco, MAC 29.52; SOFLO: 19. Alejandro Mateus 33.12, 22. Nathaniel Garrick 33.46, 27. Noah Hew 35.44; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 23.90, best time, 2. Andres Wong, MAC 25.82, 3. Vinuka Aponso, YSPB 26.53; 13-14, 1. Adrian Aguilar, MAC 22.83, 2. Andres Lares, Azura 23.41, 3. Nico Ferrera, CSSC 23.82; SOFLO: 38. Brandon Moran 27.64, best time, 42. Sebastian Sierra 28.21, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Carlos Herrera, Unattached 21.08, 2. Jhonny Perez, Azura 21.49, 3. Raiz Tjon-A-Joe, Azura 21.53.

50-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Joshua Zuchowski, Jupiter 29.93, 2. Finn Winkler, FLA 31.39, 3. Kaii Winkler, FLA 31.66; SOFLO: 7. Zackary Harris 32.90, 14. Alejandro Mateus 35.43, 22. Nathaniel Garrick 39.04; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 25.78, best time, 2. Kevin Degryze, SFTL 27.79, 3. Vinuka Aponso, YSPB 28.34.

200-yard butterfly:

12-and-under, 1. Leonardo Mateus, SOFLO 2:17.31, best time, 2. Joshua Balbi, WOW 2:21.60, 3. Joseph Lee, SOFLO 2:22.36, best time; 13-14, 1. Adrian Aguilar, MAC 2:03.38, 2. Drake Gill, BR 2:09.14, 3. Kyle DiMatteo, LLL 2:09.80; SOFLO: 7. Samuel Quintero 2:21.88, 9. Brandon Moran 2:32.05; 15-and-over, 1. Raiz Tjon-A-Joe, Azura 1:54.28, 2. Fernando Bohorquez, Azura 1:56.02, 3. Michael Rahrig, LLL 1:59.26.

100-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Joshua Zuchowski, Jupiter 1:03.63, 2. Carter Hewitt, Jupiter 1:10.43, 3. Luca Lesentier, NM 1:15.51; SOFLO: 8. Alejandro Mateus 1:21.29, best time; 11-12, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 58.42, 2. Leonardo Mateus, SOFLO 1:03.86, 3. Andres Wong, MAC 1:06.81; SOFLO: 4. Joseph Lee 1:08.98; 13-14, 1. Alberto Gomez, MDCA 53.93, 2. Andres Lares, Azura 55.90, 3. Elvis Kotikovski, Azura 56.88; SOFLO: 10. Samuel Quintero 1:03.73; 15-and-over, 1. Mateo Medina, Azura 52.28, 2. Carlos Herrera,Unattached 52.57, 3. William Pisani, LLL 53.42.

IF YOU GO

What: Mike Horgan Fall Invitational Meet

When: Sunday

Where: Lake Lytal Family Aquatic Complex, 3645 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach

Schedule: Sunday sessions, 8:30 a.m., 13-and over and 11:30 a.m., 12-and-under timed finals.

Admission: $3 per session, heat sheets $3 per session. For more information call 561-310-4924 or go to http://www.lightning-swimming.org.

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

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