By Sharon Robb

July 15, 2017—Alana Acevedo was among one of eight South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers to win races Saturday in the Florida Gold Coast Area 3 Long Course Developmental Championships at Academic Village Pool.

Acevedo, 15, won the 100-meter backstroke in 1:20.14. Acevedo broke 1:20 in prelims in a best time 1:19.56. Her previous best was 1:20.42.

Acevedo also won the 200-meter butterfly in a best time 2:50.52 with an impressive time drop of 8.41.

Other individual winners were:

Luna Delgado, 11, won the 50-meter butterfly in a best time 35.58, 1:03 time drop.

Valentina Carrion, 15, won the 100-meter breaststroke in a best time 1:28.63.

Alexis Christensen, 11, won the 50-meter freestyle in 31.90.

Emily Lezotte, 17, won the 50-meter freestyle in 32.29.

Alessio Mazzi, 10, won the 100-meter backstroke in 1:33.19.

Casey Moya won the 50-meter freestyle in 26.53.

Marcos Vazquez, 14, won the 200-meter butterfly in a best time 2:32.19 with a time drop of 5.79.

In the boys’ 13-14 100-meter backstroke, winner Nikita Efimov, 13, of Olympus Swimming Team was the only non-SOFLO swimmer in the top seven. Ty Lezotte, Marcos Vazquez, Moises Rodriguez, Chris Vasquez, Alex Golding and Mark Andre De Gracia rounded out the top seven finishers.

Other top three SOFLO finishers were:

Fiorella Di Salvo, 9, was second in the 50-meter butterfly in a best time 40.40, dropping 3.25.

Kaitlyn Barrios, 11, was second in the 100-meter breaststroke in a best time 1:35.85. She went a best time 1:36.18 in prelims and better it in finals. Her previous best was 1:37.81.

Katherine DeBarros, 16, was second in the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:29.64 and third in the 50-meter freestyle in 32.81.

Ty Lezotte, 14, was second in the 100-meter backstroke in 1:10.84.

Wyatt Jennessee, 17, was second in the 100-meter backstroke in 1:12.49.

Matthew Kim, 12, was second in the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:33.32.

Luca Hincapie, 10, was second in the 50-meter freestyle in 35.49.

Nathaniel Garrick, 12, was second in the 50-meter freestyle in 31.88.

Ryan Alfonso, 14, was third in the 50-meter freestyle in 28.41.

Carrion, 15, was also third in the 100-meter backstroke in a best time 1:21.94.

Kerry Cunningham, 11, was third in the 50-meter butterfly in a best time 36.11.

Rebekah Ling was third in the 50-meter butterfly in 35.04.

Sabrina Osorio, 12, was third in the 50-meter freestyle in 32.09 with a time drop of 1.18.

Emma Twombly, 13, was third in the 50-meter freestyle in 30.69.

Vazquez was also third in the 100-meter backstroke in 1:11.75.

SOFLO girls won the 11-12, 13-14 and 15-18 200-meter freestyle relays and SOFLO boys won the 11-12 and 13-14 relays.

Swimmers are getting a chance to compete in the last-chance qualifying meet to make time standards for both the July 21-23 FGC Junior Olympics at Sailfish Waterpark in Stuart and July 28-30 Senior Championships at Coral Springs.

There are two other FGC Area Championships being held simultaneously. Sunrise is hosting the Area 2 Championships and Boca Raton Swim Team is hosting the Area 1 Championships at Boca Raton High School Aquatic Center.

SATURDAY RESULTS

GIRLS

100-meter backstroke: 7-10, 1. Charly Olmo, City of Miami 1:31.11, 2. Elyse Wood, Gulliver 1:31.95, 3. Anais Gedeon, Miami Swimming 1:32.97; SOFLO: 11. Abigail-Marie Natino 1:40.60, 23. Samira Borges 1:57.76; 11-12, 1. Maddie Smutny, AquaKids Sharks 1:22.64, 2. Giovanna Msiello, Gulliver 1:23.08, 3. Natalie Gembicki, Gulliver 1:24.04; SOFLO: 5. Natalia Sibug 1:25.00, time drop, 6. Mariann Catalasan 1:25.01, 7. Kaitlyn Barrios 1:25.33, time drop, 11. Reagan Lowe 1:29.52, time drop, 14. Judith-Alison Natino 1:31.41, time drop, 15. Victoria Torres 1:32.29, 21. Ahana Thakur 1:39.37, time drop, 24. Gabriella Arauz 1:58.85; 13-14, 1. Andrea Guerrero, Unattached 1:13.30, 2. Nathalie Morlote, Gulliver 1:13.42, 3. Iliana Ravelo, ASC 1:16.54; SOFLO: 7. Kalin Hubbard 1:20.64, 22. Shayna Blitz 1:31.88, time drop; 15-18, 1. Alana Acevedo, SOFLO 1:20.14, 2. Stephie Deybach, MS 1:20.15, 3. Valentina Carrion, SOFLO 1:21.94, time drop, 4. Emily Lezotte 1:24.56, time drop; SOFLO: 10. Sophia Bedoya 1:30.82.

50-meter butterfly: 7-10, 1. Caitlin Martinez, ASC 39.57, 2. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 40.40, time drop, 3. Emiliana Chacon, CM 40.85; SOFLO: 5. Anastasia Lutz 41.76, time drop, 20. Abigail-Marie Natino 48.52, time drop, 24. Sarah Vasquez 51.50, time drop; 11-12, 1. Luna Delgado, SOFLO 35.58, time drop, 2. Corley Smith, FKSC 35.89, 3. Kerry Cunningham, SOFLO 36.11, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Ava Kuznik 36.89, time drop, 5. Kaitlyn Barrios 37.39, time drop, 12. Sabrina Osorio 38.40, time drop, 13. Kailey Smith 38.90, time drop, 16. Victoria Torres 39.87, 19. tie, Judith-Alison Natino 40.41, 19. tie, Carleigh Schleicher 40.41, 24. Celeste Estrada 42.56, 25. Kathia Jaramillo 44.10, time drop, 28. Gabriella Lissa 45.55, time drop, 34. Gabriella Arauz 1:00.97; 13-14, 1. Deborah Alarcon, Gulliver 32.07, 2. Ysabella Farias, ASC 32.96, 3. Beverly Muzli, Unattached 33.21; SOFLO: 6. Kalin Hubbard 34.51, 11. Jena Legaspi 35.45, time drop, 23. Fabiana Avendano 37.55, 27. Mackenzie Ahearn 39.09, 28. Lisette Castellanos 39.10, time drop, 34. Camelia Wieck 41.65, 35. Stephanie Gonzalez 42.19; 15-18, 1. Cynthia Marrero, ASC 34.70, 2. Raychel Fauntroy, FFSC 34.96, 3. Rebekah Ling, SOFLO 35.04; SOFLO: 11. Kellie Wilcox 41.00.

100-meter breaststroke: 7-10, 1. Corina Wong, MAC 1:45.08, 2. Rocio Lopez, MAC 1:46.42, 3. Katelyn Gembicki, GRSC 1:49.37; SOFLO: 14. Sarah Vasquez 1:59.61, 25. Samira Borges 2:21.00; 11-12, 1. Luna Balzano, MSA 1:34.68, 2. Kaitlyn Barrios, SOFLO 1:35.85, time drop, 3. Giovanna Musiello, Gulliver 1:36.40; SOFLO: 5. Kathia Jaramillo 1:37.19, 6. Alexis Christensen 1:38.64, 7. Mariann Catalsan 1:39.73, 8. Kerry Cunningham 1:41.15, 12. Navya Pant 1:43.19, 13. Kailey Smith 1:43.60, 19. Reagan Lowe 1:48.27, 20. Gabriella Lissa 1:52.02, time drop, 21. Julia Gonzalez 1:53.06, time drop, 22. Ahana Thalur 1:53.50; 13-14, 1. Brooke Mundy, MSA 1:28.54, 2. Beverly Muzii, Unattached 1:28.85, 3. Stephanie Monroy, CM 1:30.27, SOFLO: 11. Mackenzie Ahearn 1:36.80, 16. A’Anna Taylor 1:39.13, 25. Shayna Blitz 1:43.93, 28. Stephanie Gonzalez 1:47.76, 35. Camelia Wieck 2:03.83; 15-18, 1. Valentina Carrion, SOFLO 1:28.63, time drop, 2. Katherine DeBarros, SOFLO 1:29.64, time drop, 3. Sarah Feller, FFSC 1:29.98; SOFLO: 4. Kellie Wilcox 1:32.06, 5. Rebekah Ling 1:34.54, time drop, 6. Sophia Bedoya 1:35.16, time drop.

50-meter freestyle: 7-10, 1. Mercedes Pelayes, SDST 34.58, 2. Katelyn Gembicki, Gulliver 34.79, 3. Elyse Wood, GRSC 35.61; SOFLO: 12. Sarah Vasquez 38.56, time drop, 26. Abigail-Marie Natino 42.03, 38. Samira Borges 45.56; 11-12, 1. Alexis Christensen, SOFLO 31.90, 2. Natalie Gembicki, Gulliver 31.94, 3. Sabrina Osorio 32.09, time drop; SOFLO: 6. Ava Kuznik 33.12, time drop, 10. Reagan Lowe 33.42, time drop, 13. Luna Delgado 33.93, 17. Natalia Sibug 34.57, 19. Kerry Cunningham 34.64, time drop, 20. Judith-Alison Natino 35.29, 22. Kailey Smith 35.91, 25. Kathia Jaramillo 36.43, 28. Mariann Catalasan 36.95, 31. Carleigh Schleicher 37.84, time drop, 32. Gabriella Lissa 38.84, time drop, 34. Celeste Estrada 39.33, time drop, 35. Ahana Thakur 39.77, time drop, 36. Karina Hernandez 40.23, 39. Julia Gonzalez 42.46, 40. Navya Pant 42.49, 42. Gabriella Arauz 43.23; 13-14, 1. Andrea Guerrero, Unattached 29.62, 2. Deborah Alarcon, Gulliver 29.95, 3. Emma Twombly, SOFLO 30.69, time drop; SOFLO: 16. Kalin Hubbard 31.77, 20. Jena Legaspi 32.01, time drop, 24. Sarah Acevedo 32.34, 25. Fabiana Avendano 32.47, 36. Lisette Castellanos 34.04, 38. A’Anna Taylor 34.21, 43. Mackenzie Ahearn 34.51, 44. Kylie McIntosh 34.55, 47. Shayna Blitz 35.52, 59. Stephanie Gonzalez 37.93, 61. Camelia Wieck 38.56; 15-18, 1. Emily Lezotte, SOFLO 32.29, 2. Dariam Leal, FFSC 32.47, 3. Katherine DeBarros, SOFLO 32.81, time drop.

200-meter butterfly: 11-12, 1. Maddie Smutny, AquaKids Sharks 2:50.99, 2. Angelina Baucells, FFSC 3:35.42; 13-14, 1. Deborah Alarcon, Gulliver 2:41.90, 2. Lucy Smutny, AquaKids Sharks 2:53.06, 3. Chloe Gonzalez, Miami Swimming 2:54.62; 15-18, 1. Alana Acevedo, SOFLO 2:50.52, time drop.

200-meter freestyle relay: 7-10, 1. City of Miami 2:23.03, 2. SOFLO A (Fiorella Di Salvo, Sarah Vasquez, Abigail-Marie Natino, Anastasia Lutz) 2:27.85, 3. Atlantis 2:46.77; 11-12, 1. SOFLO A (Victoria Torres, Samantha Solis, Kaitlyn Barrios, Sabrina Osorio) 2:09.71, 2. SOFLO B (Ava Kuznik, Luna Delgado, Alexis Christensen, Reagan Lowe) 2:13.63; 13-14, 1. SOFLO A (Kalin Hubbard, Jena Legaspi, Sarah Acevedo, Emma Twombly) 2:05.10, 2. City of Miami 2:06.71; 15-18, 1. SOFLO A (Sophia Bedoya, Kellie Wilcox, Katherine De Barros, Alana Acevedo) 2:09.42.

BOYS

100-meter backstroke: 7-10, 1. Alessio Mazzi, SOFLO 1:33.19, time drop, 2. Joshua Barreto, Unattached 1:34.61, 3. Anthony Lander, SGST 1:35.62; SOFLO: 4. Benjamin Kim 1:36.28, time drop, 13. Lorenzo Laurentys 1:56.31, 15. Aryav Thakur 2:07.86, time drop, 16. Jesus Linares 2:09.97; 11-12, 1. Diego Moreno, CM 1:23.65, 2. Ruben Palacios, CM 1:25.82, 3. Abelardo Kauefate, SDST 1:26.86; SOFLO: 5. Samuel Bullen 1:29.31, 12. Gavin Sheyda 1:33.99, time drop; 13-14, 1. Nikita Efimov, OSC 1:10.73, 2. Ty Lezotte, SOFLO 1:10.84, time drop, 3. Marcos Vazquez, SOFLO 1:11.75; SOFLO: 4. Moises Rodriguez 1:14.33, 5. Chris Vasquez 1:14.59, time drop, 6. Alex Golding 1:15.13, time drop, 7. Mark Andre De Gracia 1:18.12, 12. Chris Vasquez 1:16.38, time drop, 13. Mark Andre De Gracia 1:16.78, time drop, 29. Johnny Bastos 1:26.16, 34. Dennis Dale 1:28.44, 37. Mitchell Pecci 1:38.80; 15-18, 1. Daniel Ramos, MAC 1:11.37, 2. Wyatt Jennessee, SOFLO 1:12.49, 3. Tomas Vatinelle, AquaKids Sharks 1:12.98; SOFLO: 5. Gabriel Quiros 1:14.71, time drop, 14. Roberto Garrido 1:18.90, time drop.

50-meter butterfly: 7-10, 1. Derek Hau, Unattaced 41.39, 2. Omar Panol, Blue Marlins 42.71, 3. Ernest Plokhotichenko, Unattached 42.80; SOFLO; 5. Stefano Mazzi 42.86, time drop, 10. Alessio Mazzi 45.12, 12. Benjamin Kim 45.18, time drop, 20. Joseph-Blake Natino 50.21, 25. Mason Jimenez 52.83, 30. Connor Jimenez 57.44, 36. Aryav Thakur 1:05.21, 39. Matthew Jimenez 1:07.36; 11-12, 1. Ernesto Cabrera, MAC 36.84, 2. Daniel Villarroel, MAC 38.34, 3. Fabio Rivas, HSC 38.34; SOFLO: 6. Matthew Kim 39.21, 7. Matthew Kim 39.03, time drop, 11. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 40.06, 15. Gavin Sheyda 42.39, time drop, 18. Samuel Bullen 43.10, 26. Sebastian Bozeman 1:05.59; 13-14, 1. Javier Marrero, FFSC 29.96, 2. Maximus Puller, Hurricanes 31.21, 3. Nick Rodriguez, MAC 31.61; SOFLO: 4. Yannai Michael 31.70, time drop, 21. Moises Rodriguez 34.25, time drop, 36. Deniis Dale 42.23, time drop, 40. Pedro Manzato 45.09, 41. Sebastien Bourjolly 47.11, time drop; 15-18, 1. Juan Pablo Pineda, MLB 28.60, 2. Lucas Jaramillo, Gulliver 29.97, 3. Claudio Reveron, North Miami 30.28; SOFLO: 6. Casey Moya 31.42, time drop, 16. Gabriel Quiros 34.44, 19. David Diaz Venturo 36.54, 20. Roberto Garrido 36.62.

100-meter breaststroke: 7-10, 1. Jorge Kauefate, SDST 1:46.10, 2. Ethan Sullivan, MSA 1:49.67, 3. Omar Panol, BMHG 1:52.01; SOFLO: 4. Owen Smith 1:53.77, 6. Joseph-Blake Natino 1:54.58, 10. Matthew Jimenez 2:05.81, 12. Mason Jimenez 2:07.67, 14. Connor Jimenez 2:14.88; 11-12, 1. Ronny Rueda, MLB 1:26.60, 2. Matthew Kim, SOFLO 1:33.32, time drop, 4. Nick Hatem, Unattached 1:35.69, SOFLO: 9. Aldo Zepeda 1:39.19, time drop, 13. Yanjun Wang 1:51.46, 16. Sebastian Bozeman 2:08.67; 13-14, 1. Javier Marrero, FFSC 1:20.93, 2. Pat Pakkarato, Gulliver 1:21.36, 3. Garrett Mullins, Gulliver 1:23.52; SOFLO: 6. Mark Andre De Gracia 1:25.49, 7. Johnny Bastos 1:26.53, time drop, 14. Ryan Alfonso 1:30.33, time drop, 19. Chris Vasquez 1:33.47, 26. Mitchell Pecci 1:46.42, 30. Sebastien Bourjolly 1:59.33; 15-18, 1. Juan Pablo Pineda, MLB 1:13.81, 2. Pedro Serrano, MAC 1:15.69, 3. Jeffrey Escobar, MAC 1:20.75.

50-meter freestyle: 7-10, 1. Joshua Barrteo, Unattached 34.44, 2. Luca Hincapie, SOFLO 35.49, 3. Marlon Matute, HSC 35.55; SOFLO: 8. Alessio Mazzi 36.96, time drop, 15. Stefano Mazzi 38.71, time drop, 25. Benjamin Kim 40.44, time drop, 33. Connor Jimenez 42.37, 35. Joseph-Blake Natino 43.00, 47. Mason Jimenez 45.87, time drop, 49. Lorenzo Laurentys 47.08, time drop, 53. Matthew Jimenez 50.20; 11-12, 1. Fernando Collazo, Gulliver 31.88, 2. Nathaniel Garrick, SOLO 31.88, time drop, 3. Juan Abella, MAC 31.89; SOFLO: 8. Samuel Bullen 33.26, time drop, 16. Matthew Kim 34.07, time drop, 17. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 34.42, time drop, 27. Gavin Sheyda 36.63, time drop, 32. Matthew Mendieta 38.08, 42. Sebastian Bozeman 46.39, 43. Izaac Garcia 47.40; 13-14, 1. Gabriel Ramirez, MLB 27.88, 2. Jason Lauzurique, FFSC 28.18, 3. Ryan Alfonso, SOFLO 28.41, time drop; SOFLO: 5. Ty Lezotte 28.57, time drop, 19. John Paul Handal 29.50, time drop, 24. Moises Rodriguez 29.92, time drop, 29. Chris Vasquez 30.25, 40. Alex Golding 31.08, time drop, 46. Mark Andre De Gracia 32.23, 60. Pedro Manzato 35.20, 62. Dennis Dale 35.79, 65. Sebastien Bourjolly 38.68; 15-18, 1. Casey Moya, SOFLO 26.53, 2. Juan Pablo Pineda, MLB 27.14, 3. Lucas Jaramillo, Gulliver 27.75.

200-meter butterfly: 11-12, 1. Fernando Collazo, GRSC 3:18.59; 13-14, 1. Marcos Vazquez, SOFLO 2:32.19, time drop, 2. Nikita Efimov, OSC 2:37.83, 3. Daniel Reveron, NMST 2:38.23; 15-18, 1. Tomas Farias, ASC 2:45.48, 2. Cauan Dos Santos, AquaKids Sharks 2:48.64.

200-meter freestyle relay: 11-12, 1. SOFLO A (Nathaniel Garrick, Yanjun Wang, Samuel Bullen, Aldo Zepeda) 2:08.56, 2. City of Miami 2:08.82, 3. SOFLO B 2:25.09 (Diego Nazario-Vazquez, Matthew Mendieta, Gavin Sheyda, Matthew Kim); 13-14, 1. SOFLO A (Juan Colmenares, Ryan Alfonso, Yannai Michael, Ty Lezotte) 1:52.47, 2. SOFLO B (John Paul Handal, Moises Rodriguez, Mark Andre De Gracia, Chris Vasquez) 1:59.22, 3. Mater Lakes 1:59.36; 15-18, 1. Atlantis 1:51.54, 2. Team FLA 2:07.53.

IF YOU GO

What: Florida Gold Coast Area 3 Championships

When: Sunday

Schedule: Sunday, Session IV, 8:30 a.m.-1:39 p.m., Session V, 5-6:33 p.m.

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

Teams: (26) SOFLO, AquaKids Sharks, Amphibius Assault Swim Team, Atlantis Swim Club, Blue Marlins of Hialeah Gardens, Bone Island Swim Club, Hurricane Aquatics, City of Miami Swim Team, Devilray’s Swim Club, FLA Aquatics, Florida Keys Swim Club, Flying Fish Swim Club, FIU Swimming, Gulliver Swim Club, Hialeah Swim Club, Metro Aquatics, Miami Beach Seahawks, Mater Lakes Bears Swim Team, Miami County Day Aquatics, Miami Swimming, North Miami Swim Team, Shelton Doral Swim Team, Southern Wahoos Aquatic Team, Swim Gym Swim Team, and University of Miami.

Of note: Admission is $5 per session, heat sheets are available free of charge on Meet Mobile and soflomeets.info/Area 3. For information call 954-538-3721.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com

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