SOFLO Hosts Final Two Florida Gold Coast Meets Of The Year


By Sharon Robb

December 10, 2015—South Florida Aquatic Club will host its final two Florida Gold Coast meets of 2015 with a holiday flavor.

On Friday, the 10&Under Holiday Classic begins at 5 p.m.

SOFLO has 36 swimmers entered. They are Christian Baltar, 7; Kaitlyn Barrios, 9; Clara Bland, 6; Samuel Bullen, 10; Gabriel Campanioni, 9; Mariann Catalasan, 9; Alexis Christensen, 10; Abigail Dececco, 10; Luna Delgado, 9; Fiorella Di Salvo, 8; Kyle Dorn, 9; Matthew Escudero, 9; Celeste Estrada, 10; Nathaniel Garrick, 10; Logan Gonzalez, 10; Abrielle Kelly, 8; Benjamin Kim, 8; Matthew Kim, 10; Anastasia Lutz, 9; Liam Lynch, 10; Alejandro Mateus, 10; Claire Meadows, 10; Abigail Natino, 8; Joseph Natino, 6; Judith Natino, 10; Leah Pando, 9; Alessandro Pereira, 9; Giada Porven, 7; Lucas Porven, 10; Owen Sines, 9; Kailey Smith, 10; Owen Smith, 9; Christian Tijero, 10; Valerie Vank, 10; Sarah Vasquez, 7; and Aldo Zepeda, 10.

The December Sprint Championship meet is Saturday with two sessions at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

SOFLO dominates the top seeds in both the girls and boys events. They are:

Delanie Perez, 13& over 100-yard butterfly, 1:02.72.

Bruno Berti, 16, 13& over 100-yard butterfly, 52.32.

Sebastian Lares, 11, 11-12 100-yard butterfly, 1:05.0.

Kelley Heron, 16, 13&over 50-yard backstroke, 27.71.

Kevin Porto, 15, 13&over 50-yard backstroke, 26.33.

Marcos Vazquez, 12, 11-12 50-yard backstroke, 31.43.

Valentina Carrion, 13, 13&over 100-yard breaststroke, 1:17.96.

Sebastian Lares, 11, 11-12, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:16.07.

Abby Oyetunji, 16, 13&over 50-yard freestyle, 26.10.

Ryan Capote, 17, 13&over 50-yard freestyle, 21.66.

Lily Sines, 12, 11-12 50-yard freestyle, 28.62.

Michael Arias, 12, 11-12 50-yard freestyle, 25.21.

Kelley Heron, 16, 13&over 100-yard individual medley, 59.87.

Ervin Marin, 16, 137over 100-yard individual medley, 54.40.

Sara Quintero, 12, 11-12 100-yard individual medley, 1:13.20.

Sebastian Lares, 11, 11-12 100-yard individual medley, 1:06.17.

Samuel Asnis, 17, 11&over 500-yard freestyle, 4:52.09.

Kelley Heron, 16, 13&over 100-yard backstroke, 57.09.

Juan Lucas, 16, 13&over 100-yard backstroke, 53.89.

Sebastian Lares, 11, 11-12 100-yard backstroke. 1:06.16.

Paige Lane, 13, 50-yard butterfly, 27.49.

Ryan Capote, 17, 13& over 50-yard butterfly, 24.05.

Abby Oyetunji, 16, 13&over 100-yard freestyle, 56.16.

Ryan Capote, 17, 13&over 100-yard freestyle, 47.12.

Michael Arias, 12, 11-12 100-yar freestyle, 54.33.

Delanie Perez, 15, 13&over 50-yard breaststroke, 32.31.

Ervin Marin, 16. 13&over 50-yard breaststroke, 27.73.

Teams entered are Bob Karl Swim Club, Bone Island Swim Club, Delvilrays Swim Club, Indian River Aquatics, Metro Aquatics, YSF of South Florida and host SOFLO.


What: 10&Under Holiday Classic

When: Friday, 5 p.m., 4 p.m. warm-up

Where: Academic Village Pool, 17191 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines

Admission: $3 per person, $3 heat sheets.

What: December Sprint Championships

When: Saturday, Session One 8:30 a.m., Session Two 1:30 p.m.

Where: Academic Village Pool, 17191 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines

Admission: $3 per person, $3 heat sheets.

Sharon Robb can be reached at

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