By Sharon Robb

February 28, 2016—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers dominated opening day action at the Florida Gold Coast Area III Developmental Championships Saturday at Academic Village Pool.

SOFLO girls swept the top four spots in the 7-10 age group in the 200-yard freestyle with Fiorella Di Salvo (2:48.91), Luna Delgado (2:48.95), Giada Porven (2:44.29) and Mary Sawyer (3:01.77).

Kellie Wilcox, 15, Natasha Testa, 17, and Daniela Curbelo, 13, were double winners.

Wilcox won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:12.21 and 100-yard individual medley in 1:08.77, a best time. Testa won the 100-yard backstroke in a best time 1:12.89 and 400-yard individual medley in 5:57.42. Curbelo won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:17.06, best time and 50-yard freestyle, 27.27, a best time.

Other SOFLO individual winners were: Kaitlyn Barrios, 100-yard backstroke 1:22.61, best time; Alexandra Crespo, 100-yard breaststroke 1:19.47, best time; Zariya Harris, 50-yard freestyle, 28.00, best time; Mia Escudero, 200-yard freestyle, 2:22.83, best time; Katrina Del Vecchio, 200-yard freestyle, 2:04.62, best time and Alana Acevedo, 100-yard individual medley 1:07.69, best time.

In the boys competition, SOFLO took the top four places in the 100-yard backstroke with Juan Serna (1:00.94), Michael Arias (1:02.21), John Paul Handal (1:02.98) and Marcos Vazquez (1:03.17).

SOFLO boys also swept the top three places in the 50-yard butterfly with Sebastian Sevilla (27.64), Eiza Gantus (28.38) and Michael Arias (28.76).

SOFLO boys swept the top three spots in the 100-yard individual medley with Brennan Binder (1:10.14), Mark Andre De Gracia (1:10.63) and Enrique Rodriguez (1:13.07).

Other SOFLO boys’ winners were:

Brennan Binder, 100-yard backstroke, 1:10.42, best time and 100-yard individual medley, 1:10.14, best time.

Samuel Quintero, 100-yard backstroke, 58.60 and 100-yard individual medley, 59.64.

Lucas Porven, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:33.25, best time and 200-yard freestyle, 2:35.82.

Eiza Gantus, 50-yard freestyle, 25.60 and 100-yard individual medley 1:05.06, best time.

Chris Vazquez, 100-yard breaststroke 1:19.87, best time.

Emmanuel Ortiz, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:12.28, best time.

Mark Andre De Gracia, 50-yard freestyle 28.89, best time.

Nathanial Garrick, 200-yard freestyle, 2:18.00, best time.

The two-day meet, that concludes on Sunday, is a last chance meet for swimmers to make time standards for the March 4-6 FGC Junior Olympics at Coral Springs and March 18-20 Senior Championships at SOFLO. Others who already have their cuts will go after best times in off events.

DAY ONE RESULTS

GIRLS

100-yard backstroke:

7-10, 1. Kaitlyn Barrios, SOFLO 1:22.61, best time, 2. Abbe Sargent, FKSC 1:24.28, 3. Nicole Macedo, CM 1:26.87; 11-12, 1. Chloe Gonzalez, MBS 1:12.80, 2. Isabella Alvarez, MAC 1:14.49, 3. Lauren Silva, MS 1:15.86; 13-14, 1. Katie Rogers, GRSC 1:06.39, 2. Michelle Marinheiro, SOFLO 1:07.16, best time, 3. Caroline Rodriguez, ASC 1:07.69; 15-18, 1. Natasha Testa, SOFLO 1:12.89, 2. Zariya Harris, SOFLO 1:14.13, best time, 3. Ale Rodriguez, MS 1:19.12.

50-yard butterfly:

7-10, 1. Abbie Sargent, FKSC 39.06, 2. Victoria Reveron, NMST 39.12, 3. Luna Delgado, SOFLO 39.19, best time; 11-12, 1. Sophia Perez, GRSC 32.19, 2. Nathalie Morlote, GRSC 32.43, 3. Brooke Mundy, MSA 32.55; 13-14, 1. Camila Torres-Caiaffa, MS 31.35, 2. Paola Huerta, SOFLO 31.82, 3. Sara Gallardo, Cane 32.02; 15-18, 1. Julia Ohana, MBS 30.97, 2. Alexandra Crespo, SOFLO 31.01, best ime, 3. Nicole Llorente, MAC 32.12.

100-yard breaststroke:

7-10, 1. Anaveronica Rosano Sam, CM 1:32.74, 2. Judith-Alison Natino, SOFLO 1:37.78, 3. Mariann Catalasan, SOFLO 1:38.00; 11-12, 1. Ysabella Farlas, ASC 1:20.95, 2. Katia Nikiforova, AAST 1:22.75, 3. Sabrina Osorio, SOFLO 1:23.23, best timel 13-14, 1. Daniela Curbelo, SOFLO 1:17.06, best time, 2. Caroline Hoff, FKSA 1:17.66, 3. Valentina Carrion, SOFLO 1:17.78; 15-18, 1. Alexandra Crespo, SOFLO 1:19.47, best time, 2. Natasha Testa, SOFLO 1:20.68, 3. Sofia Rodriguez, ASC 1:28.74.

50-yard freestyle:

7-10, 1. Bianca Nieto, CM 32.84, 2. Luna Delgado, SOFLO 33.53, 3. Corina Wong, Metro Aquatics 34.15; 11-12, 1. Samantha Boothe, NMST 30.28, 2. Noa Longman, NMST 30.48, 3. Meghan Perez, GRSC 30.54; 13-14, 1. Daniela Curbelo, SOFLO 27.27, best time, 2. Caroline Rodriguez, ASC 26.84, 3. Giselle Kleiban, CM 27.18; 15-18, 1. Zariya Harris, SOFLO 28.00, best time, 2. Molly Eisenhart, MS 28.71, 3. Julia Ohana, MBS 30.61.

200-yard freestyle:

7-10, 1. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 2:48.91, 2. Luna Delgado, SOFLO 2:48.95, 3. Giada Porven, SOFLO 2:55.29, best time, 4. Mary Sawyer, SOFLO 3:01.77, best time; 11-12, 1. Mia Escudero, SOFLO 2:22.83, best time, 2. Georgia Murphy, MS 2:24.00, 3. Antonella Nieto, CM 2:26.71; 13-14, 1. Katrina Del Vecchio, SOFLO 2:04.62, best time, 2. Valentina Carrion, SOFLO 2:05.07, best time, 3. Carolina Rodriguez, ASC 2:07.05; 15-18, 1. Kellie Wilcox, SOFLO 2:12.21, 2. Zariya Harris, SOFLO 2:18.75, 3. Abby Gray, AAST 2:19.41.

100-yard individual medley:

7-10, 1. Reese Rosenthal, Gulliver 1:26.43, 2. Bianca Nieto, CM 1:27.74, 3. Anais Gedeon, MSA 1:27.80; 11-12, 1. Camila Gomez, MBS 1:12.78, 2. Sarah Acevedo, SOFLO 1:13.32, best time, 3. Deborah Alarcon, GRSC 1:13.82; 13-14, 1. Alana Acevedo, SOFLO 1:07.69, best time, 2. Noemi Fekete, AAST 1:08.53, 3.Michelle Ordonez, SOFLO 1:09.77, best time, 4. Madison Johnson, SOFLO 1:11.07, best time; 15-18, 1. Kellie Wilcox, SOFLO 1:08.77, best time, 2. Sofia Rodriguez, ASC 1:09.27, 3. Natasha Testa, SOFLO 1:14.07.

400-yard individual medley:

11-12, 1. Nathalie Morlote, GRSC 5:44.59, 2. Valentina Rosa, GRSC 6:15.23; 13-14, 1. Katie Rogers, GRSC 5:17.51; 15-18, 1. Natasha Testa, SOFLO 5:57.42.

200-yard freestyle relay:

7-10, 1. Florida Keys 2:27.56, 2. Miami Shores 2:30.25, 3. SOFLO “B” 2:31.28 (Mariann Catalasan, Giada Porven, Abigail Dececco, Judith-Alison Natino), 4. SOFLO “A” 2:32.77 (Mary Sawyer, Maria Legaspi, Natalia Sibug, Kaitlyn Barrios).

BOYS

100-yard backstroke:

7-10, 1.Richard Navarro, GRSC 1:23.18, 2. Lucas Porven, SOFLO 1:25.08, best time, 3. Joshua Barreto, NMST 1:34.94; 11-12, 1. Brennan Binder, SOFLO 1:10.42, best time, 2. Evan Abril, GRSC 1:14.52, 3. Enrique Rodriguez, SOFLO 1:14.86, best time; 13-14, 1. Juan Serna, SOFLO 1:00.94, 2. Michael Arias, SOFLO 1:02.21, best time, 3. John Paul Handal, SOFLO 1:02.98, best time, 4. Marcos Vazquez, SOFLO 1:03.17; 15-18, 1. Samuel Quintero, SOFLO 58.60, best time, 2. Lukas Balsam, MSA 59.98, 3. Zybo Marchetti, FKSC 1:02.22.

50-yard butterfly:

7-10, 1. Lautaro Gomez, MBS 36.05, 2. Thomas Fanjul, GRSC 38.75, 3. Joshua Barreto, NMST 39.53; 11-12, 1. Juan Kommer, MAC 33.00, 2. Nicholas Rodriguez, MAC 34.09, 3. Santiago Carbone, MS 34.30; 13-14, 1. Sebastian Sevilla, SOFLO 27.64, best time, 2. Eiza Gantus, SOFLO 28.38, best time, 3. Michael Arias, SOFLO 28.76, best time; 15-18, 1. Danny Sanchez, MS 26.87, 2. Tomas Farias, ASC 27.84, 3. Julio De La Cruz, ASC 28.13.

100-yard breaststroke:

7-10, 1. Lucas Porven, SOFLO 1:33.25, best time, 2. Kirill Prikhodo, NMST 1:35.16, 3. Thomas Fanjul, GRSC 1:35.73; 11-12, 1. Chris Vasquez, SOFLO 1:19.87, best time, 2. Brennan Binder, SOFLO 1:21.64, best time, 3. Byron Norris, Cane 1:24.40; 13-14, 1. Merlin Plant, MS 1:11.39, 2. Dylan Valdivia, MS 1:12.69, 3. Sebastian Santiago, NMST 1:21.84; 15-18, 1. Emmanuel Ortiz, SOFLO 1:12.28, best time, 2. Craiger King II, FKSC 1:12.37.

50-yard freestyle:

7-10, 1. Jaime Calvo, DRSC 32.45, 2. Andriy Huertas, GRSC 33.69, 3. Mario Solorzano, Cane 34.09; 11-12, 1. Mark Andre De Gracia, SOFLO 28.89, best time, 2. Byron Norris, Cane 29.02, 3. Odin Farkas, SOFLO 29.45, best time, 4. Sebastian Navarro, SOFLO 29.52; 13-14, 1. Eiza Gantus, SOFLO 25.60, 2. Reade Lawson, AAST 26.08, 3. Jose Hermida, MAC 26.10; 15-18, 1. Danny Sanchez, MS 24.06, 2. Alex Deybach, MBS 25.26, 3. Samuel Quintero, SOFLO 25.64.

200-yard freestyle:

7-10, 1. Lucas Porven, SOFLO 2:35.82, 2. Michael Baltodano, MBS 2:38.78, 3. Fernando Collazo, GRSC 2:43.79; 11-12, 1. Nathaniel Garrick, SOFLO 2:18.00, best time, 2. Sebastian Navarro, SOFLO 2:18.49, best time, 3. Nicholas Rodriguez, MAC 2:22.18; 13-14, 1. Angel Alvarez, ASC 2:02.10, 2. Pedro Beron-Bera, MS 2:02.68, 3. Lucas Jaramillo, AKS 2:11.88; 15-18, 1. Alex Deybach, MBS 1:55.74, 2. Matthew Delvalle, SOFLO 2:02.17, 3. Tomas Farias, ASC 2:04.36.

100-yard individual medley:

7-10, 1. Thomas Fanjul, GRSC 1:24.12, 2. Fernando Collazo, GRSC 1:24.52, 3. Richard Navarro, GRSC 1:28.09; 11-12, 1. Brennan Binder, SOFLO 1:10.14, best time, 2. Mark Andre De Gracia, SOFLO 1:10.63, best time, 3. Enrique Rodriguez, SOFLO 1:13.07, best time; 13-14, 1. Eiza Gantus, SOFLO 1:05.06, best time, 2. Lucas Jaramillo, AKS 1:05.55, 3. Cauan Dos Santos, AKS 1:06.29; 15-18, 1. Samuel Quintero, SOFLO 59.64, 2. Matthew Delvalle, SOFLO 1:06.36, best time.

400-yard individual medley:

11-12, 1. Kyle Korvick, GRSC 5:23.06, 2. Eddy Chen, GRSC 5:45.27; 13-14, 1. Sebastian Sevilla, SOFLO 4:43.96, best time; 15-18, 1. Lukas Balsam, MSA 4:34.88.

200-yard freestyle relay:

7-10, 1. Devilrays Swim Club 2:21.79, 2. Hurricane Aquatics 2:32.13.

SOFLO TIME TRIALS

GIRLS

50-yard freestyle: 1. Luna Delgado, SOFLO 33.00.

BOYS

50-yard freestyle: 1. Leonardo Mateus, SOFLO 24.31; 50-yard backstroke: 1. Leonardo Mateus, SOFLO 27.28; 50-yard breaststroke: 1. Leonardo Mateus, SOFLO 32.41.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

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