SOFLO Swimmers “Take Off ” At TYR Aviation Sizzler And Developmental Meet


By Sharon Robb

August 19, 2017—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers were just “plane” amazing Saturday during the TYR Aviation Sizzler and Developmental Meet at Academic Village Pool.

SOFLO and the remaining field of Florida Gold Coast swimmers all received a SOFLO toy airplane in honor of National Aviation Day, a U.S. national observation established in 1939 that celebrates the development and history of aviation.

SOFLO had 32 swimmers (16 girls, 16 boys) compete in 114 individual events and six relay teams in three relay events and they all did well and had fun while they were doing it.

Among SOFLO’s winners were:

Sofia Lugo, 8, 25-yard butterfly, 18.65, time drop; 25-yard freestyle, 16.62, time drop.

Alexis Christensen, 11, 50-yard butterfly, 34.07, time drop; 100-yard individual medley, 1:15.22, time drop.

Pilar Duranti, 9, 50-yard backstroke, 44.23; 50-yard breaststroke, 52.11, time drop; 50-yard freestyle, 36.50, time drop.

Kaitlyn Consuegra, 11, 50-yard freestyle, 32.98, time drop.

SOFLO girls’ 9-14 relays swept the 100-yard freestyle relay.

Kevin Moya, 10, 50-yard butterfly, 41.88, time drop; 100-yard individual medley, 1:30.78, time drop.

Luca Hincapie, 11, 50-yard butterfly, 33.41; 50-yard backstroke, 37.15, time drop.

Mitchell Pecci, 14, 50-yard butterfly, 34.24, time drop; 50-yard freestyle, 29.04, time drop.

Alex Viazmetinov, 8, 25-yard backstroke, 21.30; 25-yard breaststroke, 23.53.

Lorenzo Laurentys, 10, 50-yard backstroke, 45.53, time drop.

Justin Rodriguez, 13, 50-yard backstroke, 37.03.

Sebastien Bourjolly, 14, 50-yard breaststroke, 46.78, time drop.

Diego Nazario-Vazquez, 11, 50-yard freestyle, 29.40, time drop.

Johnny Bastos, 14, 100-yard individual medley, 1:14.78.

SOFLO boys won the 8-and-under and 9-14 100-yard freestyle relay.

The sizzler and developmental meet catered to young swimmers working on skills including strokes and those swimmers who had not achieved a USS Motivational B time.

SATURDAY RESULTS

GIRLS

25-yard butterfly: 7-8, 1. Sofia Lugo, SOFLO 18.65, time drop.

50-yard butterfly: 9-10, 1. Amelia Blanco, AquaKids Sharks 46.37; SOFLO: 2. Abby Scalzitti 49.31, time drop, 3. Elizabeth Volovich 52.35, time drop; 11-12, 1. Alexis Christensen, SOFLO 34.07, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Natalia Sibug 34.84, 4. Kaitlyn Consuegra 41.57, time drop, 5. Gabriella Lissa 43.24, time drop, 6. Gabriella Arauz, 49.62; 13-14, 1. Andrea Guerrero, Unattached 27.42; SOFLO: 2. Mackenzie Ahearn 35.74.

25-yard backstroke: 7-8, 1. Daryna Karachum, YSF 20.92; SOFLO: 2. Sofia Lugo 21.13, time drop.

50-yard backstroke: 9-10, 1. Pilar Duranti, SOFLO 44.23, 2. Abby Scalzitti, SOFLO 46.49, 3. Samira Borges, SOFLO 47.45, 4. Elizabeth Volovich 50.32; 11-12, 1. Hilary Huang, AquaKids Sharks 38.36; SOFLO: 2. Ahana Thakur 39.87, time drop, 3. Madison Adkins 44.20, time drop, 4. Gabriella Arauz 46.49, time drop, 5. Isabella Gomez 49.00, 6. Samantha Creason 49.66; 13-14, 1. Andrea Guerrero, Unattached 30.21, 2. Mackenzie Ahearn 36.32.

25-yard breaststroke: 7-8, 1. Makayla Montenegro, MAC 22.09; SOFLO: 4. Sofia Lugo 24.89, time drop.

50-yard breaststroke: 9-10, 1. Pilar Duranti, SOFLO 52.11, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Abby Scalzitti 53.19, time drop, 5. Elizabeth Volovich 1:05.05, time drop; 11-12, 1. Hilary Huang, AquaKids Sharks 41.39; SOFLO: 2. Alexis Christensen 41.82, time drop, 3. Ahana Thakur 42.80, time drop, 4. Gabriella Lissa 45.13, time drop, 5. Isabella Gomez 47.74, time drop, 6. Kaitlyn Consuegra 49.99, time drop, 7. Madison Adkins 52.25, time drop, 8. Samantha Creason 1:00.07; 13-14, 1. Olivia Ware, AquaKids Sharks 40.54.

25-yard freestyle: 7-8, 1. Sofia Lugo, SOFLO 16.62, time drop.

50-yard freestyle: 9-10, 1. Pilar Duranti, SOFLO 36.50, time drop, 2. Abby Scalzitti, SOFLO 38.59, time drop, 3. Samira Borges, SOFLO 41.04, 5. Elizabeth Volovich, SOFLO 42.84, time drop; 11-12, 1. Kaitlyn Consuegra, SOFLO 32.98, time drop, 2. Gabriella Lissa, SOFLO 33.53, time drop, 3. Ahana Thakur, SOFLO 34.33, time drop, 4. Gabriella Arauz, SOFLO 36.35, time drop, 5. Madison Adkins, SOFLO 37.48, time drop, 6. Isabella Gomez, SOFLO 38.91, time drop, 7. Samantha Creason, SOFLO 40.95; 13-14, 1. Andrea Guerrero, Unattached 27.05.

100-yard individual medley: 9-10, 1. Amelia Blanco, AquaKids Sharks 1:43.82; 11-12, 1. Alexis Christensen, SOFLO 1:15.22, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Gabriella Lissa 1:28.98, 4. Kaitlyn Consuegra 1:29.33, time drop, 5. Isabella Gomez 1:42.33; 13-14, 1. Olivia Ware, AquaKids Sharks 1:23.56.

100-yard freestyle relay: 8-and-under, 1. YMCA of South Florida 1:20.87; 9-14, 1. SOFLO A 56.83, 2. SOFLO B 1:04.98, 3. SOFLO C 1:12.93.

BOYS

25-yard butterfly: 6-and-under, 1. Enrique De Veer, YSF 26.68; 7-8, 1. Kenneth Gonzalez, MAC 18:34; SOFLO: 2. Aryav Thakur 24.02, time drop, 3. Adrian Sowma 25.61, time drop, 4. Brandon Lozano 26.35, 5. Alex Viazmetinov 26.43, 8. Jason Moya 28.40, time drop, 11. Preston Christensen 39.83.

50-yard butterfly: 9-10, 1. Kevin Moya, SOFLO 41.88, time drop; 11-12, 1. Luca Hincapie, SOFLO 33.41; SOFLO: 2. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 33.92, time drop,4. Gavin Sheyda 36.68, time drop, 8. Sebastian Bozeman 56.05; 13-14, 1. Mitchell Pecci, SOFLO 34.24, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Johnny Bastos 37.04.

25-yard backstroke: 6-and-under, 1. Guillermo Mantilla, YSF 22.83; 7-8, 1. Alex Viazmetinov, SOFLO 21.30; SOFLO: 2. Brandon Lozano 22.66, 6. Aryav Thakur 24.44, 7. Preston Christensen 24.57, 8. Adrian Sowma 24.65, time drop, 11. Jason Moya 25.30.

50-yard backstroke: 9-10, 1. Lorenzo Laurentys, SOFLO 45.53, time drop; 11-12, 1. Luca Hincapie, SOFLO 37.15, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Gavin Sheyda 39.73, time drop, 6. Sebastian Bozeman 46.86, 7. Erick Esser 48.33; 13-14, 1. Justin Rodriguez, SOFLO 37.03, 2. Mitchell Pecci, SOFLO 37.83, time drop, 3. Sebastien Boujolly, SOFLO 41.61, time drop.

25-yard breaststroke: 6-and-under, 1. Guillermo Mantilla, YSF 30.19; 7-8, 1. Alex Viazmetinov, SOFLO 23.53; SOFLO: 4. Brandon Lozano 27.10, time drop, 9. Adrian Sowma 30.24, 10. Aryav Thakur 30.46, 12. Preston Christensen 31.48, 13. Jason Moya 33.87.

50-yard breaststroke: 9-10, 1. Riley Carbonell, MACM 49.56; SOFLO: 3. Kevin Moya 52.19, time drop; 11-12, 1. Will Cunningham, AquaKids Sharks 43.68, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 45.03, time drop, 4. Sebastian Bozeman 49.60, time drop, 5. Erick Esser 51.14, time drop; 13-14, 1. Sebastien Bourjolly, SOFLO 46.78, time drop.

25-yard freestyle: 6-and-under, 1. Santiago Guio, YSF 19.43; 7-8, 1. Kenneth Gonzalez, MAC 16.65; SOFLO: 2. Alex Viazmetinov 18.03, 3. Jason Moya, 19.29, time drop, 5. Brandon Lozano 19.54, time drop, 10. Aryav Thakur 21.28, 12. Adrian Sowma 23.38, 13. Preston Christensen 23.66.

50-yard freestyle: 9-10, 1. Axel Castillo, MAC 35.05; SOFLO: 4. Lorenzo Laurentys 44.20; 11-12, 1. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOFLO 29.40, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Luca Hincapie 31.91, time drop, 4. Gavin Sheyda 33.07, time drop, 7. Erick Esser 42.82, time drop, 8. Sebastian Bozeman 42.90; 13-14, 1. Mitchell Pecci, SOFLO 29.04, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Johnny Bastos 29.36, time drop, 4. Justin Rodriguez 31.93, time drop.

100-yard individual medley: 9-10, 1. Kevin Moya, SOFLO 1:30.78, time drop; 11-12, 1. Gianmarco Palacios, MAC 1:18.42; SOFLO: 2. Luca Hincapie 1:20.89, time drop, 3. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 1:21.71, 4. Gavin Sheyda 1:23.55, time drop; 13-14, 1. Johnny Bastos, SOFLO 1:14.78; SOFLO: 3. Mitchell Pecci 1:19.48, time drop, 4. Sebastien Bourjolly 1:32.15, time drop.

100-yard freestyle relay: 8-and-under, 1. SOFLO 1:22.76, 2. YMCA of South Florida A 1:26.14, 3. YMCA of South Florida 1:30.66; 9-14, 1. SOFLO A 56.71, 2. SOFLO B 58.05.

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