By Sharon Robb

May 20, 2017—-Lance Lesage of South Florida Aquatic Club was the top finisher during Session II of the Gulliver Summer Invitational on Saturday at Gulliver Prep Aquatics Center.

Lesage, 14, after swimming the 200- and 50-meter freestyles, finished second in the 200-meter backstroke in 2:23.78.

Lesage has three events remaining: 100-meter backstroke, 100-meter freestyle and 400-meter freestyle.

Other top SOFLO finishers were:

Molly Golding, 14, third, 100-meter breaststroke 1:19.86 and fifth 400-meter individual medley 5:30.20.

Kayla Cunningham, 14, third, 200-meter backstroke, 2:33.86, time drop of 1.70.

Paige Lane, 14, fourth, 200-meter freestyle, 2:15.29, time drop of 1.43; seventh in the 50-meter freestyle in 29.20

Mallory Schleicher, 13, fourth, 400-meter individual medley, 5:27.92, time drop of 8.19.

Luke Lezotte, 16, fourth, 50-meter freestyle, 25.41.

SOFLO has 59 boys and 53 girls entered in 569 individual events during the three-day meet. All events are timed finals.

The third session continues at 2:45 p.m. Two more sessions are scheduled for Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

In addition to SOFLO and host Gulliver Swim Club, other Florida Gold Coast teams competing include AquaKids Sharks, Azura, Miami Swimming, Metro Aquatics, Heritage Aquatics, Swim Fort Lauderdale, FIU, Hurricanes, Sunrise and North Miami.

SATURDAY SESSION TWO RESULTS

GIRLS

200-meter freestyle:

1.Mary Smutny, AK Sharks 2:07.64; SOFLO TOP 20: 4. Paige Lane 2:15.29, time drop, 9. Mallory Schleicher 2:18.16, 12. Kyana Castro 2:18.92, 13. Katrina Del Vecchio 2:19.33, time drop, 16. Molly Golding 2:21.82, 17. Kayla Cunningham 2:22.73, time drop.

100-meter breaststroke:

1.Nicole Hunnewell, FIU 1:17.86; SOFLO TOP 20: 3. Molly Golding 1:19.86, 20. Valentina Carrion 1:32.20.

200-meter butterfly:

1.Mary Smutny, AK Sharks 2:20.65; SOFLO TOP 20: 7. Daniela Curbelo 2:36.42, time drop, 11. Mallory Schleicher 2:39.00, time drop, 15. Kyana Castro 2:41.95, 16. Sarah Acevedo 2:43.08, 17. Kayla Cunningham 2:44.70.

50-meter freestyle:

1.Cathy Cooper, Swim Fort Lauderdale 27.28; SOFLO TOP 20: 7. Paige Lane 29.20, 8. Katrina Del Vecchio 29.48, 21. Jacqueline Lugo 30.68.

200-meter backstroke:

1.Roxanne Yu, Hurricanes 2:23.10; SOFLO TOP 20: 3. Kayla Cunningham 2:33.86, time drop, 14. Kyana Cunningham 2:45.06, 16. Rebekah Ling 2:45.55, time drop, 19. Jena Legaspi 2:46.51.

400-meter individual medley:

1.Mary Smutny, AK Sharks 5:14.85; SOFOLO TOP 20: 4. Mallory Schleicher 5:27.92, time drop, 5. Molly Golding 5:30.20, 7. Daniela Curbelo 5:37.06, 9. Katrina Del Vecchio 5:39.72, 12. Jacqueline Lugo 5:59.05, 17. Natasha Testa 6:37.48.

BOYS

200-meter freestyle:

1.Miguel Cancel, Gulliver 1:59.75; SOFLO TOP 20: 9. Michael Arias 2:05.40, time drop, 13. Leonardo Mateus 2:07.38, 15. Lance Lesage 2:08.60, time drop.

100-meter breaststroke:

1.Teo Darias, Gulliver 1:09.33; SOFLO TOP 20: 12. Sebastian Lares 1:19.34, time drop, 13. Leonardo Mateus 1:19.69, time drop.

200-meter butterfly:

1.Brandon Vives, Metro Aquatics 2:10.77; SOFLO TOP 20: 18. Leonardo Mateus 2:28.36.

50-meter freestyle:

1.Erik Risolvato, Swim Fort Lauderdale 24.07; SOFLO TOP 20: 4. Luke Lezotte 25.41, 8. Michael Arias 26.34, time drop, 12. Lance Lesage 26.82, 19. David Avalos Aday 27.20, 20. Tomas Pelaez 27.37.

200-meter backstroke:

1.Trey Gribble, Gulliver 2:21.32; SOFLO TOP 20: 2. Lance Lesage 2:23.78, 6. Sebastian Lares 2:29.41, 7. Nicolas Munoz 2:30.35, 17. John Paul Handal 2:38.36, time drop, 20. Brennan Binder 2:40.41, 21. Marcos Vazquez 2:40.63, time drop, 22. Ty Lezotte 2:42.31.

400-meter individual medley:

1.Miguel Cancel, Gulliver 4:42.43; SOFLO TOP 20: 17. John Paul Handal 5:26.48, time drop.

IF YOU GO

What: Gulliver Summer Invitational

When: Saturday-Sunday. All timed finals.

Schedule: Saturday, Session 3, 2:45-6:40 p.m. p.m.; Sunday, Session 4, 8:30 a.m.-1:35 p.m., Session 5, 2:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Where: Gulliver Prep Aquatics Complex, 6575 North Kendall Drive, Pinecrest.

Admission: $3 per session, heat sheets available free at http://www.gulliverswimclub.org. For information call 305-666-7937, ext. 1465.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com

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