By Sharon Robb

October 31, 2014—Pine Crest swept the girls and boys team titles at the District 11-1A Swimming and Diving Championships Friday at the Nova Southeastern Aquatic Complex.

Pine Crest, with talent and depth, won with 580 points and was led by double winners Tyla Martin and Marta Ciesla, also members of two winning relays. Westminster Academy was runner-up with 356 and South Florida Heat was third with 307.

Martin won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:53.73 and 100-yard butterfly in 56.18.

Ciesla, coming off a training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, won the 50-yard freestyle in 23.44 and 100-yard freestyle in 51.39.

Pine Crest swept all three girls relays. Three-time state champion Carolyn Chaney of Pine Crest won the 1-meter springboard title with 520.75 points.

University School’s Allison Kopas is taking up where her sister, Emily, a freshman at Michigan, left off. Kopas won two individual titles in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:07.58 and 100-yard backstroke in 59.16.

Pine Crest, with one of its youngest teams, captured the boys team title with 395 points in the balanced boys competition. University School was runner-up with 383 points followed by Sagemont with 256.

Pine Crest had no individual winners but plenty of depth with plenty of seconds and thirds.

University School won the boys 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay and two individual events (Patrick Groters in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:41.05 and Daniel Pereira in the 100-yard breaststroke in 59.42).

Mateo Gonzalez of Sagemont and Anton Voronin of North Broward Prep were double winners.

Gonzalez won the 200-yard individual medley in 1:55.01 and 100-yard butterfly in 51.46. He also led off the winning 400-yard freestyle relay with a split of 47.82, the fastest split among his teammates Nicholas Vale, Fernando Alatorre and Juan Imposimato.

Voronin won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.06 and 100-yard freestyle in 48.34.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Samuel Quintero, a freshman at Sagemont, was a member of the third place 200-yard medley relay along with teammates Fernando Alatorre, Mateo Gonzalez and Juan Imposimato. Quintero’s breaststroke split was 31.72.

In his individual events, Quintero was seventh in the 200-yard individual medley in a season-best 2:12.41, dropping 2.24 and ninth in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:10.07, also a season-best dropping 5.59.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS

1.Pine Crest 580, 2. Westminster Acaddemy 356, 3. South Florida Heat 307, 4. University School 298, 5. Calvary Christian 187, 6. Sagemont 113, 7. Posnack 106, 8. North Broward Prep 50, 9. Chaminade-Madonna 48, 10. Coral Springs Christian 12.

GIRLS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Pine Crest 1:47.26 (Miriyam Ghali, Lindsey Swartz, Tyla Martin, Marta Ciesla), 2. Westminster Academy 1:52.04, 3. University School 1:56.06.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Tyla Martin, PC 1:53.73, 2. Sabrina Gornisiewicz, PC 1:57.28, 3. Annabella Lyn, US 1:57.49.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Allison Kopas, US 2:07.58, 2. Elizabeth Zubero, WA 2:08.01, 3. Lindsey Swartz, PC 2:11.08.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Marta Ciesla, PC 23.44, 2. Carolina Nava, WA 24.23, 3. Brooke Bernstein, PC 25.16.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Tyla Martin, PC 56.18, 2. Miriyam Ghali, PC 58.34, 3. Jessica Nava, WA 58.53.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Marta Ciesla, PC 51.39, 2. Caroline Nava, PC 52.30, 3. Annabella Lyn, US 54.88.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Mary Smutny, SFH 5:09.91, 2. Sabrina Gornisiewicz, PC 5:12.47, 3. Julianna Rossell, PC 5:17.30.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pine Crest 1:38.05 (Marta Ciesla, Brooke Bernstein, Tyla Martin, Lindsey Swartz), 2. Westminster Academy 1:42.14, 3. South Florida Heat 1:42.48.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Allison Kopas, US 59.16, 2. Miriyam Ghali, PC 59.44, 3. Jessica Nava, WA 59.91.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Elizabeth Zubero, WA 1:05.73, 2. Lindsey Swartz, PC 1:06.02, 3. Chelaine van der Westhuizen, PC 1:11.86.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pine Crest 3:37.67 (Miriyam Ghali, Jamie Flores, Sabrina Gornisiewicz, Brooke Bernstein), 2. South Florida Heat 3:42.72, 3. University School 3:50.28.

1-meter diving: 1. Carolyn Chaney, PC 520.75, 2. Johanna Holloway, WA 483.85, 3. Maia Goldstein, US 433.35.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS

1. Pine Crest 395, 2. University School 383, 3. Sagemont 256, 4. Calvary Christian 250, 5. Westminster Academy 241, 6. South Florida Heat 217, 7. Posnack 120, 8. Chaminade-Madonna 81, 9. North Broward Prep 46, 10. Coral Springs Christian 38.

BOYS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. University School 1:39.52 (Patrick Groters, Daniel Pereira, John Silvera, Matthew Lyn), 2. Pine Crest 1:41.41, 3. Sagemont 1:41.91 (Fernando Alatorre, Samuel Quintero, Mateo Gonzalez, Juan Imposimato).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Bryce Pierce, SFH 1:47.29, 2. Maxamillian Asnis, US 1:48.65, 3. Samuel Asnis, US 1:49.19.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Mateo Gonzalez, SAGE 1:55.01, 2. Fernando Alatorre, SAGE 1:55.36, 3. Daniel Pereira, US 1:55.49; SOFLO: 7. Samuel Quintero, SAGE 2:12.41.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Anton Voronin, NBP 22.06, 2. Patrick Groters, US 22.12, 3. Hank Contich, CC 22.19.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Mateo Gonzalez, SAGE 51.46, 2. Luke Smutny, SFH 51.66, 3. Brendan Teeters, CSC 52.76.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Anton Voronin, NBP 48.34, 2. Anton Generalov, PC 49.51, 3. Jason Woodburn, WA 49.77.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Patrick Groters, US 4:41.05, 2. Luke Smutny, SFH 4:41.11, 3. Samuel Asnis, US 4:47.65.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. University School 1:30.26 (Patrick Groters, Maxamillian Asnis, John Silvera, Matthew Lyn), 2. Pine Crest 1:33.20, 3. South Florida Heat 1:33.93, 7. Sagemont 1:48.29 (Samuel Quintero, Simon Munoz, Nicholas Vale, Lucas Munoz).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Fernando Alatorre, SAGE 53.37, 2. Anton Generalov, PC 55.00, 3. Christian Carlson, CC 56.98.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Daniel Pereira, US 59.42, 2. Ryan Graff, PC 59.93, 3. Hank Contich, CC 1:00.16; SOFLO: 9. Samuel Quintero, SAGE 1:10.07.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Sagemont 3:10.47 (Mateo Gonzalez, Nicholas Vale, Fernando Alatorre, Juan Imposimato), 2. University School 3:23.24, 3. Pine Crest 3:25.24.

1-meter diving: 1. Austin Fields, PC 533.55, 2. Alex Warters, WA 380.80, 3. Dane Gailitis, PC 352.60.

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

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