By Sharon Robb

January 28, 2017—Leah Pando of South Florida Aquatic Club came up big on the second day of competition at the SOFLO TYR Open Invite Saturday at Academic Village Swimming Pool in Pembroke Pines.

Pando, 10, won the 10-and-under 100-yard backstroke in 1:15.32 and 500-yard freestyle in 6:23.35. She was second in the 200-yard breaststroke in 3:06.30.

Other top SOFLO performers:

Jessica Rodriguez, 18, won the 15-and-over 200-yard breaststroke in 2:24.48.

Molly Golding, 13, won the 13-14 50-yard breaststroke in 32.92 and was second in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:17.35.

Jennifer Rodriguez, 16, won the 15-and-over 50-yard breaststroke in a best time 31.89 and third in the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:32.23.

Alessandro Pereira, 10, won the 10-and-under 100-yard butterfly in 1:09.22.

Lance Lesage, 14, won the 13-14 200-yard individual medley in a best time 2:11.93.

Sebastian Lares, 12, won the 11-12 500-yard freestyle in 5:16.49.

In addition to host SOFLO, among other teams in the field are Boca Raton, Gulliver, Coral Springs, Plantation, SwimFast, Metro Aquatics, AquaKids Sharks, Hialeah, Miami Swimming and Blue Marlins.

A record field of 900 swimmers is competing over three days. The meet concludes Sunday with two sessions at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

SATURDAY RESULTS

GIRLS

200-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Sara Levin, SwimFast 3:02.95, 2. Leah Pando, SOFLO 3:06.30, 3. Alexa Avila, Blue Marlins 3:11.08; SOFLO TOP 10: 4. Mariann Catalasan 3:15.43, best time, 5. Sarah Vasquez 3:46.68; 11-12, 1. Micaela Sierra, Unattached 2:28.41, 2. Olivia Dinehart, AquaKids Sharks 2:37.95, 3. Michelle Fernandez, Hialeah 2:39.71; SOFLO TOP 10: 7. Sabrina Osorio 2:44.58, best time; 13-14, 1. Julia Rosenthal, Gulliver 2:37.38, 2. Gina Fimiano, Plantation 2:39.53, 3. Margaret Miao, AquaKids Sharks 2:39.82; 15-and-over, 1. Jessica Rodriguez, SOFLO 2:24.48, 2. Gabriela Fernandez, Hialeah 2:31.40, 3. Jennifer Rodriguez, SOFLO 2:32.23; SOFLO TOP 10: 2:38.41.

100-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Leah Pando, SOFLO 1:15.32, 2. Paola Negrin, Flying Fish 1:20.52, 3. Izzy Wilson, AquaKids Sharks 1:21.31; SOFLO TOP 10: 6. Natalia Sibug 1:23.81, best time, 7. Giada Porven 1:24.64, best time; 10. Anastasia Lutz 1:25.77, best time; 11-12, 1. Isabella Chambers, Plantation 1:04.77, 2. Becca Montero, AquaKids Sharks 1:05.93, 3. Giulianna Garcia, Coral Springs 1:06.76; 13-14, 1. Ana Kondratovitch, Hialeah 1:01.49, 2. Claudia Acosta, Hialeah 1:02.21, 3. Jocelyn Ruiz, Blue Marlins 1:02.93; SOFLO TOP 10: 6. Katrina Del Vecchio 1:05.53, 10. Kyana Castro 1:07.26; 15-and-over, 1. Mary Smutny, AquaKids Sharks 58.41, 2. Melannie Vargas, Flying Fish 58.87, 3. Megan Schimansky, Coral Springs 1:01.58; SOFLO TOP 10: 5. Jessica Rodriguez 1:03.43.

50-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. Reese Rosenthal, Gulliver 39.83, 2. Paola Negrin, Flying Fish 42.17, 3. Mariann Catalasan, SOFLO 42.58; SOFLO TOP 10: 7. Natalia Sibug 43.65, best time, 9. Fiorella Di Salvo 44.29; 11-12, 1. Olivia Dinehart, AquaKids Sharks 33.56, 2. Michelle Fernandez, Hialeah 34.04, 3. Riley Botting, Coral Sporings 34.14; SOFLO TOP 10: 5. Victoria Torres 34.91, Sabrina Osorio 37.28, best time; 13-14, 1. Molly Golding, SOFLO 32.92, 2. Isabella Jurado, Hialeah 33.12, 3. Shannelle Gonzalez, Hialeah 33.69; SOFLO TOP 10: 7. Katrina del Vecchio 35.00, 9. Daniela Curbelo 35.99, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Jennifer Rodriguez, SOFLO 31.89, best time, 2. Elise Larin, SOFLO 33.19, 3. Thea Mckenna, Heritage Aquatics 33.45; SOFLO TOP 10: 10. Kellie Wilcox 36.57.

100-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Sara Levin, SwimFast 1:15.97, 2. Sofia Moreno, Gulliver 1:20.27, 3. Sofia Gonzalez, Unattached 1:26.40; 11-12, 1. Becca Montero, AquaKids Sharks 1:02.70, 2. Giulianna Garcia, Coral Springs 1:04.50, 3. Isabella Chambers, Plantation 1:05.92; SOFLO: 6. Jena Legaspi 1:09.41, best time; 13-14, 1. Ana Kondratovich, Hialeah 59.72, 2. Jocelyn Ruiz, Blue Marlins 1:00.02, 3. Anelis Roque, Metro Aquatics 1:00.63; SOFLO TOP 10: 8. Molly Golding 1:05.83, best time, 9. Sarah Acevedo 1:06.38, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Mary Smutny, AquaKids Sharks 57.70, 2. Kyla Valls, Miami Swimming 1:00.35, 3. Melannie Vargas, Flying Fish 1:00.41; SOFLO TOP 10: 7. Jessica Rodriguez 1:02.55.

50-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Alexa Avila, Blue Marlins 30.82, 2. Sara Levin, SwimFast 31.56, 3. Anastasia Lutz, SOFLO 31.97, best time; SOFLO: 8. Natalia Sibug 33.47, best time; 11-12, 1. Becca Montero, AquaKids Shars 26.78, 2. Olivia Dinehart, AquaKids Sharks 27.11, 3. Michelle Fernandez, Hialeah 27.29; SOFLO: 7. Emma Twombly 27.83; 13-14, 1. Claudia Acosta, Hialeah 25.25, 2. Ana Kondratovich, Hialeah 25.67, 3. Shannelle Gonzalez, Hialeah 26.46; SOFLO: 9. Kyana Castro 28.28; 15-and-over, 1. Mary Smutny, AquaKids Sharks 24.28, 2. Hailey Jerew, AquaKids Sharks 24.89, 3. Kyla Valls, Miami Swimming 24.95; SOFLO TOP 10: 9. Jennifer Rodriguez 26.54.

200-yard individual medley:

13-14, 1. Ana Kondratovitch, Hialeah 2:17.14, 2. Molly Golding, SOFLO 2:17.35, 3. Katrina Del Vecchio, SOFLO 2:17.86; SOFLO TOP 10: 9. Daniela Curbelo 2:23.57.

500-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Leah Pando, SOFLO 6:23.35, 2. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 6:26.65, best time, 3. Sofia Moreno, Gulliver 6:45.91; SOFLO TOP 10: 4. Mariann Catalasan 6:47.53, 8. Anastasia Lutz 7:41.95; 11-12, 1. Isabella Chambers, Plantation 5:28.81, 2. Becca Montero, AquaKids Sharks 5:28.98, 3. Olivia Dinehart, AquaKids Sharks 5:35.04; 13-14, 1. Anelis Roque, Metro Aquatics 5:22.69, 2. Sarah Schimansky, Coral Springs 5:27.76, 3. Valeria Strohmeier, Gulliver 5:29.66; SOFLO TOP 10: 4. Mallory Schleicher 5:31.13, best time, 5. Kayla Cunningham 5:31.45, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Andreina Pinto, Metro Aquatics 4:56.87, 2. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, Gulliver 5:05.84, 3. Alicia Mancilla, Gulliver 5:11.75.

BOYS

200-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, Flying Fish 2:34.15, 2. Kaii Winkler, Miami Swimming 2:41.36, 3. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 2:43.41; 11-12, 1. Parker Rosenthal, Gulliver 2:31.68, 2. Agustin Rodriguez, Hialeah 2:34.24, 3. Charles Pujula, Hialeah 2:36.80; SOFLO: 5. Zackary Harris 2:44.40, best time; 7. Alex Golding 2:50.39, best time; 13-14, 1. Victor Valdes, Hialeah 2:25.09, 2. Jose Hermida, Metro Aquatics 2:26.40, 3. David Montana, Metro Aquatics 2:29.75; SOFLO TOP 10: 9. Lance Lesage 2:40.86, best time; 15-and-over, 1. Julio Horrego, Hialeah 2:07.06, 2. Brandon Vives, Metro Aquatics 2:14.40, 3. Teo Darias, Gulliver 2:18.86; SOFLO: 4. Rafael Rodriguez 2:19.66.

100-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Landon Kyser, Heritage Aquatics 1:10.92, 2. Javier Colmenares, SOFLO 1:15.33, 3. Farouk Musa, Heritage Aquatics 1:16.35; SOFLO: 5. Jonathan Lozano 1:20.34, 10. Owen Smith 1:26.01, best time; 11-12, 1. Matthew Tarafa, Hialeah 59.88, 2. Sebastian Lares, SOFLO 1:00.80, best time, 3. Fin Winkler, Miami Swimming 1:01.80; SOFLO: 4. Enrique Rodriguez 1:07.85, 5. Diego Dulieu 1:08.86, best time, 9. Alex Golding 1:10.40, 10. Logan Gonzalez 1:10.75; 13-14, 1. Andres Wong, Metro Aquatics 58.38, 2. Kyle Korvick, Gulliver 1:00.78, 3. Joseph Perdomo, Blue Marlins 1:01.10; 15-and-over, 1. Miguel Cancel, Gulliver 52.73, 2. Aitor Fungairino, Metro Aquatics 53.37, 3. Trey Gribble, Gulliver 54.80; SOFLO TOP 10: 6. Leonardo Mateus 58.18.

50-yard breaststroke:

10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, Flying Fish 34.13, 2. Javier Colmenares, SOFLO 39.72, 3. Owen Williams, Heritage Aquatics 41.14; SOFLO TOP 10: 10. Jonathan Lozano 46.21, best timel 11-12, 1. Parker Rosenthal, Gulliver 32.28, 2. Matthew Tarafa, Hialeah 32.74, 3. Agustin Rodriguez, Hialeah 32.76; SOFLO TOP 10: 7. Zackary Harris 35.03, best time, 9. Enrique Rodriguez 35.86, best time, 10. Logan Gonzalez 36.48; 13-14, 1. Victor Valdes, Hialeah 30.84, 2. Matthew Posso, Gulliver 31.08, 3. Javier Roman, SOFLO 31.67, best time, 6. Juan Colmenares 33.94, best time, 8. Mark Andre De Gracia 34.39; 15-and-over, 1. Alfred Pappe, Metro Aquatics 28.39, 2. Juan Ramirez, Metro Aquatics 28.63, 3. Alessandro Marchesani 29.62; SOFLO TOP 10: 5. Tyler Bland 31.00.

100-yard butterfly:

10-and-under, 1. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 1:09.22, 2. Javier Colmenares 1:15.08, 3. Erick Collazo, Blue Marlins 1:16.14; 11-12, 1. Matthew Tarafa, Hialeah 58.70, 2. Sebastian Lares, SOFLO 59.55, best time, 3. Agustin Rodriguez, Hialeah 1:01.68; SOFLO TOP 10: Christian Tijero 1:13.01; 13-14, 1. Jose Lopez, Miami Swimming 56.90, 2. Andres Wong, Metro Aquatics 56.90, 3. Jose Hermida, Metro Aquatics 57.48; 15-and-over, 1. Miguel Cancel, Gulliver 51.96, 2. Adrian Aguilar, Metro Aquatics 52.48, 3. Brandon Vives, Metro Aquatics 53.14; SOFLO TOP 10: 7. Rafael Rodriguez 54.47.

50-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Landon Kyser, Heritage Aquatics 29.28, 2. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 29.29, 3. Andriy Huertas, Gulliver 30.46; 11-12, 1. Matthew Tarafa, Hialeah 24.05, 2. Agustin Rodriguez, Hialeah 24.98, 3. Enrique Rodriguez, SOFLO 26.52, best time; SOFLO: 7. Zackary Harris 27.02, best time, 10. Diego Dulieu 27.72, best time; 13-14, 1. Robert Wilson, CC 23.79, 2. David Montana, Metro Aquatics 23.81, 3. Jose Hermida, Metro Aquatics 24.33; 15-and-over, 1. Alfred Pappe, Metro Aquatics 22.01, 2. Miguel Cancel, Gulliver 22.10, 3. Luke Lezotte, SOFLO 22.20; SOFLO TOP 10: 8. Heath Brames 23.30, 9. Juan Serna 23.40.

200-yard individual medley:

13-14, 1. Lance Lesage, SOFLO 2:11.93, best time, 2. Dominic Bono, AquaKids Sharks 2:12.89, 3. Jose Lopez, Miami Swimming 2:13.51; SOFLO TOP 10: 5. Javier Roman 2:15.83, best time, 8. John Paul Handal 2:17.32; 15-and-over, 1. Julio Horrego, Hialeah 1:58.30, 2. Nestor Montero, Metro Aquatics 2:00.86, 3. Trey Gribble, Gulliver 2:01.60; SOFLO TOP 10: 5. Leonardo Mateus 2:06.26.

500-yard freestyle:

10-and-under, 1. Kaii Winkler, Miami Swimming 5:18.53, 2. Javier Colmenares, SOFLO 5:57.45, 3. George Gonzalez, Flying Fish 6:06.86; 11-12, 1. Sebastian Lares, SOFLO 5:16.49, 2. Fin Winkler, Miami Swimming 5:27.96, 3. Diego Dulieu, SOFLO 5:35.67, best time; SOFLO TOP 10: 5. Alex Golding 5:46.84; 13-14, 1. Andres Wong, Metro Aquatics 4:53.06, 2. Neil Picon, Metro Aquatics 4:57.18, 3. Hector Paz, Metro Aquatics 5:01.74; 15-and-over, 1. Miguel Cancel, Gulliver 4:41.83, 2. Adrian Aguilar, Metro Aquatics 4:43.02, 3. Brandon Vives, Metro Aquatics 4:44.45.

IF YOU GO

What: TYR Open Invite

When: Sunday

Schedule: Sunday, 8:30 a.m.

Where: Academic Village Swimming Pool, 17191 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines

Admission: $5. Heat sheets are free and can be found online at the SOFLO website and Meet Mobile. For information call 954-538-3721 or SoFloMeets@swim4SoFlo.com.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com

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