By Sharon Robb
October 31, 2014—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers will compete in two meets this weekend in Pompano Beach and Miami.
On Saturday, SOFLO swimmers will compete in the annual Pompano Beach Piranhas Turkey Classic. The meet begins 9 a.m.
SOFLO is sending 26 up-and-coming athletes to the Pompano meet.
They are Kaitlyn Barrios, 8; Mariann Operana Catalasan, 8; Miguel Crespo, 10; Mia Francesca Escudero, 10; Odin Farkas, 11; Gabriel Ferdinand, 12; Lucas Javier Gandarillas, 12; Nathaniel Andrew Garrick, 9; Logan Gonzalez, 9; Daniell Vasiliya Hughes, 10; Benjamin Kim, 7; Matthew Kim, 9; Carol Danielle Lambert, 10; Molly Lynn Masson, 10; Jacob Christopher Oram, 9; Sabrina Osorio, 9; Sofia Osorio, 9; Jadyn Parks, 10; Giada Isabella Porven, 6; Lucas Angel Porven, 9; Adrianna Rigau, 12; Randy Smith, 9; Christian Daniel Tijero, 9; Valerie Vank, 9; Christian Vasquez, 11; and Aldo Zepeda, 9.
While there will be no admission at the door, the event is a food drive to feed the hungary and homeless in Broward County. All visitors are asked to bring a gift of non-perishable goods.
Several swimmers will compete in both meets.
With 73 swimmers, SOFLO will have the largest contingent at the Gulliver Fall Invitational at the Marian Krutulis Aquatics Center.
Those entered are Alana Acevedo, 13; Sarah Acevedo, 10; Jasmine Ahmet, 11; Michael Arias, 11; Sophia Bedoya, 12; Valentina Carrion, 12; Miguel Crespo, 10; Kayla Cunningham, 11; Kerry Ann Cunningham, 8; Katrina Del Vecchio, 11; Isabella Di Salvo, 12; Mia Francesca Escudero, 10; Odin Farkas, 11; Gabriel Ferdinand, 12; Lucas Javier Gandarillas, 12; Hailey Garbez, 11; Nathaniel Andrew Garrick, 9; Roberto Garrido, 12; Tanner Gibson, 11; Tyler Gibson, 15; Alex Golding, 10; Kathleen Golding, 14; Molly Golding, 11; Sally Golding, 10; Logan Gonzalez, 9; John Paul Handal, 11; Zackary Harris, 10; Zariya Harris, 14; Salma Hegazy, 12; Ethan Hew, 14; Noah Hew, 10; Annita Huang, 13; Paola Huerta, 13; Daniell Vasiliya Hughes, 10; Madison Hope Johnson, 13; Elise Larin, 13; Jie Hoon Lee, 11; Jena Legaspi, 10; Rebekah Ling, 12; Jacqueline Lugo, 12; Raquel Victoria Lugo, 15; Celenia Lumelski, 12; Michelle Marinheiro, 11; Molly Lynn Masson, 10; Alejandro Mateus, 9; Leonardo Mateus, 12; Brandon Moran, 13; Farouk Musa, 6; Michelle Ordonez, 11; Sabrina Osorio, 9; Sofia Osorio, 9; Lucas Angel Porven, 9; Samuel Quintero, 14; Sara Quintero, 10; Jennifer Rodriguez, 14; Rafael Rodriguez, 12; Christopher Miguel Sanchez, 15; Gabriel Segui, 13; Marianna Serrao, 13; Sebastian Elias Sevilla, 13; Lauren Siegman, 12; Sebastian Sierra, 13; Lily Katherine Sines, 11; Randy Smith, 9; Christian Daniel Tijero, 9; Derek Tom, 12; Amy-Nicole Toro, 12; Michael Allen Toro, 12; Christian Vasquez, 11; Anabel Vazquez, 13; Marcos Vazquez, 11; and Kellie Wilcox, 14.
IF YOU GO
What: Pompano Beach Piranhas Turkey Classic
When: Saturday, 9 a.m.
Where: Pompano Beach Aquatic Center, 820 NE 18th Avenue
Admission: Heat sheets are $3. There will be no admission at the door, however the event is a food drive to feed the hungary and homeless in Broward County. All visitors are asked to bring a gift of non-perishable goods. For more information call 787-315-1529.
IF YOU GO
What: Gulliver Fall Open
Schedule: Saturday, Session One, 9 a.m.; Session Two, 1 p.m.; Sunday, Session Three 10 a.m.; Session Four, 2 p.m.
Where: Marian Krutulis Aquatics Center, Gulliver Preparatory School, 6775 SW 88th Street, Miami
Admission: $3 per session, $3 heat sheets. For more information call 305-666-7937, ext. 1552.
Sharon Robb can be reached at email@example.com