Logan Gonzalez Leads SOFLO At BRST Endless Summer Invite


By Sharon Robb

BOCA RATON, August 26, 2017—Logan Gonzalez of South Florida Aquatic Club was a triple winner Saturday at the BRST Endless Summer Invite at Boca Raton Community High School Aquatic Center.

Gonzalez, 12, won the 50-yard backstroke and 50- and 100-yard breaststroke events, all in lifetime-bests.

Gonzalez won the 11-12 50-yard backstroke in 30.61, dropping 0.62; 50-yard breaststroke in 34.09, dropping 1.28 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:14.93 with an impressive drop of 3.86

Alessandro Pereira, 10, and Enrique Rodriguez, 12, were double winners.

Pereira won the 9-10, 50-yard butterfly in a best time 30.84, dropping 0.31 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:08.70.

Rodriguez won the 12-and-under 100-yard butterfly in a best time 1:03.71 with an impressive 9.36, time drop and 100-yard freestyle in 55.41, also a best time with a 1.03 time drop.

Andrea Guerrero, 14, swimming unattached for SOFLO, won the 13-14 50-yard butterfly in 27.68 and 50-yard backstroke in 29.50

BRST Endless Summer Invite Results

GIRLS

50-yard freestyle: 13-14, 1. Sabrina Cronin, BRST 27.17, time drop, 2. Elizabeth Sikes, BRST 27.63, time drop, 3. Fabiana Avendano, SOFLO 29.29; 15-and-over, 1. Patricia Casellas, Azura 24.03, 2. Solana Capalbo, Azura 24.38, 3. Ulrike Tovilla, Azura 26.36.

50-yard butterfly: 9-10, 1. Mia Guerrero, Azura 33.50, 2. Abbie Sargent, FKSC 34.81, 3. Anastasia Lutz, SOFLO 36.99; 11-12, 1. Julianne McCranie, Azura 29.05, 2. Nicole Bellardi, Azura 30.07, 3. Sidney Anton, Azura 30.14; BRST: 6. Mariana Spada 35.84, time drop, 8. Olivia Mirenda 39.94, time drop, 9. Katya Kapskaya 40.99, time drop; 13-14, 1. Andrea Guerrero, SOFLO 27.68, 2. Adriana Gooding, Azura 27.83, 3. Sabrina Cronin, BRST 28.99, time drop; SOFLO: 5. LeeAnn Ranalli 32.71, 6. Fabiana Avendano 33.15; 15-and-over, 1. Patricia Casellas, Azura 25.78, 2. Solana Capalbo, Azura 27.95, 3. Isabella Di Salvo, Unattached 28.93.

100-yard butterfly: 12-and-under, 1. Sidney Anton, Azura 1:11.15, 2. Kailey Smith, SOFLO 1:22.28, time drop, 3. Daniela Saffon, Azura 1:25.82.

Mixed 200-yard butterfly: 1. Marcos Lavado, Azura 1:47.76, 2. Miguel Bernotti, BRST 1:55.21, time drop, 3. Aaron Granadeno, Unattached 1:59.12; SOFLO: 10. Andrea Guerrero 2:20.09.

50-yard backstroke: 9-10, 1. Mia Guerrero, Azura 36.39, 2. Anastasia Lutz, SOFLO 37.46, time drop, 3. Valentina Foster, Azura 40.26; 11-12, 1. Karli Cronin, BRST 33.54, time drop, 2. Nina Yonamine, Azura 36.96, 3. Olivia Sargent, FKSC 37.36; 13-14, 1. Andrea Guerrero, SOFLO 29.50, 2. Fabiana Avendano, SOFLO 34.67, 3. Darlene Mizrahi, Azura 37.54; 15-and-over, 1. Solana Capalbo, Azura 27.86, 2. Isabella Di Salvo, Unattached 29.98, 3. Ulrike Tovilla, Azura 30.84.

Mixed 200-yard breaststroke: 1. Brandon Moran, Azura 2:12.62, 2. Pedro Bernotti, BRST 2:16.71, time drop, 3. Cameron Taddonio, BRST 2:20.61; SOFLO: 9. Mark Andre De Gracia 2:39.15; SOFLO: 18. Fiorella Di Salvo 3:17.67, time drop.

50-yard breaststroke: 9-10, 1. Abbie Sargent, FKSC 36.58, 2. Anastasia Lutz, SOFLO 41.30, time drop, 3. Anna Nogueira, Azura 46.38; 1-12, 1. Rafaella Araujo, Azura 33.87, 2. Corley Smith, FKSC 38.13, 3. Olivia Sargent, FKSC 38.45; SOFLO: 4. Natalia Sibug 38.83, time drop; 13-14, 1. Adriana Gooding, Azura 35.07, 2. LeeAnn Ranalli, SOFLO 39.96, 3. Lindsay Potts, BRST 40.07, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Patricia Casellas, Azura 30.39, 2. Patricia Perdomo, Azura 33.43, 3. Natalia Sarmiento, Unattached 35.88.

Mixed 400-yard individual medley: 1. Miguel Bernotti, BRST 4:17.74, 2. Pedro Bernotti, BRST 4:25.79, 3. Cameron Taddonio, BRST 4:26.11; SOFLO: 6. Enrique Rodriguez 4:59.52; SOFLO: 17. LeeAnn Ranalli 5:37.34

25-yard breaststroke: 8-and-under, 1. Adela Mikesz, BISC 26.80, 2. Mia Mascuch, BRST 28.95, time drop, 3. Brianna Muller, BRST 29.14, time drop.

100-yard breaststroke: 12-and-under, 1. Rafaella Araujo, Azura 1:15.15, 2. Mariann Catalasan, SOFLO 1:25.38, 3. Nicole Cadavid, Azura 1:33.54.

25-yard backstroke: 8-and-under, 1. Adela Mikesz, BISC 22.35, 2. Emma Johnson, BRST 22.42, time drop, 3. Brianna Muller, BRST 23.70, time drop.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Nicole Bellardi, Azura 1:07.22, 2. Julianne McCranie, Azura 1:11.42, 3. Alexis Christensen, SOFLO 1:12.81; SOFLO: 4. Mariann Catalasan 1:17.08.

Mixed 200-yard backstroke: 1. Eisner Barberena, Azura 1:55.47, 2. Miguel Bernotti, BRST 2:07.13, time drop, 3. Pedro Bernotti, BRST 2:11.23, time drop; SOFLO: 16. Natalia Sibug 2:47.48, 17. Fiorella Di Salvo 2:48.74.

50-yard freestyle: 9-10, 1. Mia Guerrero, Azura 30.50, 2. Daniela Saffon, Azura 31.10, 3. Valentina Foster, Azura 32.32; 11-12, 1. Sidney Anton, Azura 28.32, 2. Nina Yonamine, Azura 29.65, 3. Alexis Christensen, SOFLO 29.97.

25-yard freestyle: 8-and-under, 1. Emma Johnson, BRST 19.32, time drop, 2. Mia Mascuch, BRST 19.32, time drop, 3. Adela Mikesz, BISC 22.08.

100-yard freestyle: 12-and-under, 1. Nicole Bellardi, Azura 59.77, 2. Julianne McCranie, Azura 1:01.24, 3. Rafaella Araujo, Azura 1:03.18; SOFLO: 5. Alexis Christensen 1:04.02, time drop, 8. Kailey Smith 1:07.78, time drop, 9. Mariann Catalasan 1:09.10, time drop.

BOYS

50-yard freestyle: 13-14, 1. Ricardo Salas, Azura 24.35, 2. Max Fermayer, Azura 24.75, 3. Juan Medina, Unattached 25.57; SOFLO: 6. Mark Andre De Gracia 27.30, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Jhonny Perez, Unattached 21.16, 2. Steven Aimable, Unattached 21.43, 3. Daniel Torres, Azura 21.50.

50-yard butterfly: 9-10, 1. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 30.84, time drop, 2. Gabriel Rais, BRST 36.15, 3. Mario Granizo, Azura 36.24; SOFLO: 4. Owen Smith 36.61, time drop; 11-12, 1. Andres Teran, Aura 29.63, 2. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOFLO 33.95, time drop, 3. Marcus Johnson, BRST 34.42, time drop; SOFLO: 6. Gavin Sheyda 36.57, time drop, 7. Sebastian Shy 46.50; 13-14, 1. Ricardo Salas, Azura 26.65, 2. Max Fermayer, Azura 27.18, 3. Mattia Giurevich, Azura 27.48; 15-and-over, 1. Edson Lima, Azura 22.39, 2. Marcos Lavado, Azura 22.86, 3. Daniel Torres, Azura 23.06.

100-yard butterfly: 12-and-under, 1. Enrique Rodriguez, SOFLO 1:03.71, time drop, 2. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 1:07.07, 3. Luke Weingard, Azura 1:16.31.

50-yard backstroke: 9-10, 1. Gabriel Rais, BRST 38.37, time drop, 2. Alejandro Osorio, Azura 39.30, 3. Diego Villalonga, Azura 40.85; 11-12, 1. Logan Gonzalez, SOFLO 30.61, time drop, 2. Lucca Smith, Unattached 35.31, 3. Daniel Perez Battaglia, Azura 36.52; SOFLO: 6. Sebastian Bozeman 43.87; 13-14, 1. Max Fermayer, Azura 29.65, 2. Mark Andre De Gracia, SOFLO 30.53, time drop, 3. Juan Medina, Azura 31.65; 15-and-over, 1. Edson Lima, Azura 23.55, 2. Eisner Barberena, Azura 23.61, 3. Daniel Torres, Azura 23.82.

25-yard backstroke: 8-and-under, 1. Liam Fothergill, Azura 22.02, 2. William Zaryton, Agua 22.42, 3. Jack Morrison, BRST 23.28, time drop; SOFLO: 5. Preston Christensen 23.98.

100-yard backstroke: 12-and-under, 1. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 1:08.70, 2. Luke Weingard, Azura 1:14.28, 3. Gavin Sheyda, SOFLO 1:25.96, time drop.

50-yard breaststroke: 9-10, 1. Karvin Jay Ortiz, Azura 43.96, 2. Diego Villalonga, Azura 44.92, 3. Alejandro Osorio, Azura 46.62; 11-12, 1. Logan Gonzalez, SOFLO 34.09, time drop, 2. Daniel Perez Battaglia, Azura 38.80, 3. Peter Domokos, BRST 41.32, time drop; 13-14, 1. Mattia Giurevich, Azura 30.10, 2. Joao Nogueira, Azura 36.71; 15-and-over, 1. Marcos Lovado, Azura 26.25, 2. Alessandro Xella, Unattached 27.44, 3. Brandon Moran, Azura 28.70.

25-yard breaststroke: 8-and-under, 1. William Zaryton, Agua 24.24, 2. Liam Fothergill, Azura 24.39, 3. Jack Morrison, BRST 24.43, time drop; SOFLO: 5. Preston Christensen 36.37.

100-yard breaststroke: 12-and-under, 1. Logan Gonzalez, SOFLO 1:14.93, time drop, 2. Sebastian Bozeman, SOFLO 1:51.53.

50-yard freestyle: 9-10, 1. Gabriel Rais, BRST 31.21, time drop, 2. Owen Smith, SOFLO 31.44, time drop, 3. Karvin Jay Ortiz, Azura 32.40; 11-12, 1. Andres Teran, Azura 27.53, 2. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOFLO 28.46, time drop, 3. Marcus Johnson, BRST 29.17, time drop.

25-yard freestyle: 8-and-under, 1. Liam Fothergill, Azura 17.58, 2. Jack Morrison, BRST 18.92, time drop, 3. Nicolas Yonamine, Azura 19.10; SOFLO: 5. Preston Christensen 24.45.

100-yard freestyle: 12-and-under, 1. Enrique Rodriguez, SOFLO 55.41, time drop, 2. Andres Teran, Azura 1:00.90, 3. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOFLO 1:04.31; SOFLO: 4. Sebastian Shy 1:11.49, time drop, 5. Gavin Sheyda 1:13.33, time drop.

American Michael Andrew Triples And Takes Center Stage On Day Four Of FINA World Junior Championships


By Sharon Robb

INDIANAPOLIS, August 26, 2017—Michael Andrew, the youngest male in U.S. Swimming history to turn pro at age 14, is making a name for himself four years later.

On Day Four of the sixth FINA World Junior Swimming Championships Saturday at Indiana University Natatorium, Andrew broke one world junior record and tied two more.

He won the 50-meter backstroke, tying his own world junior and meet record in 24.63.

In the 50-meter butterfly semifinal, he swam 23.27, another world junior record. He also broke his own meet record of 23.48 he swam in prelims.

Thirty minutes after his first swim, he won the 50-meter freestyle in 21.75, tying his world junior and meet record he swam in Friday’s semifinals.

In Florida Gold Coast swims:

Pine Crest Swimming’s Andrea Santander of Venezuela was 32nd in the 200-meter individual medley in 2:22.70

Miami Columbus senior Brandon Vives of the Dominican Republic was 57th in the 50-meter butterfly in 26.96.

St. Andrew’s Swimming’s Izaak Bastian, 16, representing the Bahamas was 27th in the 200-meter breaststroke in 2:21.09.

Azura Florida Aquatic’s Amarsanaa Ganbaatar of Mongolia was 54th in the 200-meter breaststroke in 2:47.16.

Among Saturday’s top meet performances:

Hungary knocked off favorite USA by 0.01 seconds in a world junior and meet record in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay.

Ajna Kesely of Hungary won the 400-meter freestyle in 4:06.72.

Ireland’s Mona McSharry knocked off top-seed Faith Knelson of Canada to win the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:07.10.

Japan’s Rikako Ikee broke her own world and meet record (25.51) to win the women’s 50-meter butterfly in 25.46.

Miku Kojima of Japan won the 200-meter individual medley in 2:12.42.

The six-day meet, held every two years, features 630 of the best boys, ages 14-17 and girls, ages 15-18, from 93 different countries. The meet concludes on Monday.

Morning heats are 9:30 a.m. and semifinals and finals 6 p.m.

The semifinals and finals are being broadcast by the Olympic Channel via the NBC Sports App at 6 p.m. each day and webcast on nbcsports.com. The FINA live stream is not available in the U.S. and several other countries.

SATURDAY RESULTS

WOMEN

50-meter butterfly: 1. Rikako Ikee, Japan 25.46, world junior and meet record, 2. Sara Junevik, Sweden 26.18, 3. Rebecca Smith, Canada 26.22.

100-meter breaststroke: 1. Mona McSharry, Ireland 1:07.10, 2. Faith Knelson, Canada 1:07.47, 3. Zoe Bartel, USA 1:07.63.

400-meter freestyle: 1. Ajna Kesely, Hungary 4:06.72, 2. Delfina Pignatiello, Argentina 4:08.33, 3. Anastasiia Kirpichnikova, Russia 4:08.73.

200-meter individual medley: 1. Miku Kojima, Japan 2:12.42, 2. Kayla Sanchez, Canada 2:12.64, 3. Cyrielle Duhamel, France 2:13.31.

MEN

200-meter breaststroke: 1. Daniel Roy, USA 2:10.77, 2. Reece Whitley, USA 2:10.82, 3. Zac Stubblety-Cook, Australia 2:10.90.

50-meter backstroke: 1. Michael Andrew, USA 24.63, world junior and meet record, 2. Hugo Gonzalez, Spain 25.30, 3. Kacper Stokowski, Poland 25.38.

50-meter freestyle: 1. Michael Andrew, USA 21.75, 2. Maxime Grousset, France 22.25, 3. Leonardo Deplano, Italy 22.31.

4×200-meter freestyle relay: 1. Hungary 7:10.95 (Richard Marton, Kristof Milak, Balazs Hollo, Nandor Nemeth), world junior, meet record, 2. USA 7:10.96, 3. Russia 7:11.39.

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