Pine Crest Sweeps Westminster Academy In Battle Of Class A Teams


By Sharon Robb

FORT LAUDERDALE, September 28, 2017–Pine Crest boys and girls swim teams are working themselves back into shape after being out of the pool because of Hurricane Irma.

The Panthers swept Westminster Academy in a dual meet between Class A teams in a home meet.

The girls team won, 231-75, and boys team won 196-110.

The Panthers won all three girls’ relays and six of nine individual events.

Daniela Munoz and Esther Lin were double winners for Pine Crest. Munoz won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:05.92 and 100-yard freestyle in 57.77. Lin won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:02.56 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:10.54.

Jessica Nava was a double winner for Westminster Academy in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:15.64 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:20.64 ahead of teammate JoJo Richter in second in 5:26.45. Richter won the 50-yard freestyle in 26.44.

Nicholas Vale won two events for the Panthers. He won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.87 and 100-yard backstroke in 54.65 and was a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay.

The Panthers swept all three boys’ relays and won every individual event.

Pine Crest swept the 1-meter diving titles. Ishani Singh, coming off her Woodson win, won with 245.18 points. Kevin Mendez, also a Woodson winner, won the boys event with 274.57 points.

GIRLS
Pine Crest 231, Westminster Academy 75

200-yard medley relay: 1. Pine Crest A 1:58.21 Simone Vale, Esther Lin, Lauren Noyola, Nadya Yanova), 2. Pine Crest C 2:04.03, 3. Pine Crest B 2:04.84.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Daniela Munoz, PC 2:05.92, 2. Flora Beleznay, PC 2:09.30, 3. Daniela Gomez, PC 2:10.15.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Jessica Nava, WA 2:15.64, 2. Lara Jones, PC 2:18.65, 3. Julia Podkoscielny, PC 2:20.27.

50-yard freestyle: 1. JoJo Richter, WA 26.44, 2. Hannah Fowler, PC 27.00, 3. Alana van Woerkom, PC 27.53.

1-meter diving: 1. Ishani Singh, PC 245.18, 2. Shiraz Shiff, PC 227.55, 3. Kaylee Greenberg, PC 201.53.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Esther Lin, PC 1:02.56, 2. Lauren Noyola, PC 1:08.73, 3. Emmy Foltz, PC 1:09.19.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Daniela Munoz, PC 57.77, 2. Nadya Yanova, PC 1:00.25, 3. Julia Morrissey, PC 1:04.37.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Jessica Nava, WA 5:20.64, 2. JoJo Richter, WA 5:26.45, 3. Anna Montgomery, PC 5:28.31.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pine Crest A 1:47.18 (Esther Lin, Brooke Cordoba, Nadya Yanova, Daniela Munoz), 2. Westminster Academy A 1:48.93, 3. Pine Crest C 1:51.55.
100-yard backstroke: 1. Simone Vale, PC 1:03.89, 2. Julia Podkoscielny, PC 1:05.99, 3. Alana van Woerkom, PC 1:07.94.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Esther Lin, PC 1:10.54, 2. Sara Lin, PC 1:11.22, 3. Madison Sipowski, WA 1:18.77.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pine Crest A 3:29.37 (Nico Ferrar, Jimmy Hart, Antony Novak, Jacob Silberman), 2. Westminster Academy 3:50.19, 3. Pine Crest B 3:53.28.

BOYS
Pine Crest 196, Westminster Academy 110

200-yard medley relay: 1. Pine Crest A 1:43.19 (Nicholas Vale, Jacob Silberman, Matthew Petreski, Antony Novak), 2. Pine Crest B 1:45.54, 3. Westminster Academy 1:49.81.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Nico Ferrara, PC 1:56.72, 2. Christian Henderson, WA 2:06.39, 3. Erick Zepeda, PC 2:10.38.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Elvis Kotikovski, PC 2:01.47, 2. Matthew Petreski, PC 2:09.23, 3. Jimmy Hart, PC 2:09.70.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Nicholas Vale, PC 22.87, 2. Noah Sipowski, WA 24.25, 3. Trenton Shaw, WA 25.51.

1-meter diving: 1. Kevin Mendez, PC 274.57, 2. Blake Shaw, WA 237.22, 3. Adam Shiff, PC 163.65.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Jacob Silberman, PC 54.79, 2. Nico Ferrara, PC 54.90, 3. Elvis Kotikovski, PC 58.38.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Antony Novak, PC 51.77, 2. Victor Lago, PC 1:01.76, 3. Sam Rosenthal, PC 1:06.49.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Jimmy Hart, PC 5:19.12, 2. Joshua Hanks, PC 5:24.24, 3. Jacob Silberman, PC 5:26.35.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pine Crest A 1:35.01 (Elvis Kotikovski, Jimmy Hart, Joshua Hanks, Matthew Petreski), 2. Westminster Academy A 1:38.57, 3. Westminster Academy B 2:27.90.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Nicholas Vale, PC 54.65, 2. Antony Novak, PC 59.48, 3. Adam Warters, WA 1:11.82.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Matthew Petreski, PC 1:05.53, 2. Joshua Hanks, PC 1:05.54, 3. Noah Sipowski, Wa 1:10.01.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pine Crest A 3:29.37 (Nico Ferrara, Jimmy Hart, Antony Novak, Jacob Silberman), 2. Westminster Academy A 3:50.19, 3. Pine Crest B 3:53.28.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com

Pompano Beach Hands Pembroke Pines Charter First Loss Of Season


By Sharon Robb

POMPANO BEACH, September 28, 2017—Pompano Beach swept previously undefeated Pembroke Pines Charter in a Wednesday dual meet.

The Tornadoes defeated the girls’ team, 108-69, and boys’ team, 96-72. The Jaguars dropped to 2-1.

The Tornadoes were buoyed by depth and two relay wins. Their five individual winners were led by Summer Schulte, Mia Marquez, Gabrielle Cissone, Taylor Zascavage and diver Carly Ehrlich.

The Jaguars were led by double winner Kelley Heron in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke.

The Tornadoes, with wins in the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays, 100-yard backstroke and 100-yard breaststroke, came from behind to knock off the Jaguars boys team.

The Jaguars were led by double winner Andres Lares in the 200- and 500-yard freestyles. Other individual winners were Rafael Rodriguez and Ricardo Roche.

Pembroke Pines Charter’s next meet is Monday at 7 p.m. against Flanagan and West Broward at Academic Village Pool. It is the final tuneup before the Oct. 7 BCAA Championships which BCAA-member teams are tuning up for.

GIRLS
Pompano Beach 108, Pembroke Pines Charter 69

200-yard medley relay: Pembroke Pines Charter 2:05.25.

200-yard freestyle, 1. Summer Schulte, PB 2:05.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Mia Marquez, PB 2:30.60.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Gabrielle Cissone, PB 29.08.

One-meter diving: 1. Carly Ehrlich, PB 228.00.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Kelley Heron, PPC 1:03.85.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Taylor Zascavage, PB 1:04.57.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Katherine DeBarros, PPC 6:03.98.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pompano Beach 1:54.69.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Kelley Heron, PPC 1:01.29.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Victoria Torres, PPC 1:14.08.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pompano Beach 4:06.43.

BOYS
Pompano Beach 96, Pembroke Pines Charter 72

200-yard medley relay: 1. Pembroke Pines Charter 1:44.28.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Andres Lares, PPC 1:45.98.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Ricardo Roche, PPC 2:02.79.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Dante Poe, PB 22.85.

One-meter diving: None.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Rafael Rodriguez, PPC 53.78.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Rafael Santos, PB 49.47.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Andres Lares, PPC 4:53.40.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pompano Beach 1:33.14.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Alexandro Marquez, PB 59.97.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Shane Schulte, PB 1:13.60.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pompano Beach 3:28.59.

Editor Note: Results were hand-scored and provided by host team Pompano Beach.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com

American Heritage Plantation Sweeps Archbishop McCarthy To Remain Unbeaten; Cathy Cooper Commits To San Diego State


By Sharon Robb

PLANTATION, September 27, 2017—American Heritage Plantation remained undefeated after sweeping Archbishop McCarthy Wednesday at the Patriots’ pool.

The Patriots girls team, led by double winner Cathy Cooper, defeated Archbishop McCarthy, 107-62 to improve to 4-0.

Cooper won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:06.72 and 100-yard freestyle in 56.35. She was also a member of the winning 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Cooper, 17, a senior also made it official on Wednesday verbally committing to San Diego State University. Cooper, who represents Panama internationally, is one of the state’s top sprinters.

American Heritage Plantation swept all three girls relays and won six individual events including Annita Huang in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:11.28.

In the boys’ competition, the Patriots won all eight individual events and swept all three relays to defeat Archbishop McCarthy, 121-48. The Patriots are also unbeaten at 4-0.

CJ Kopecki and Kevin Porto were double winners. Kopecki won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:49.17 and 100-yard butterfly in 55.60. Kopecki was also on the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Porto won the 50-yard freestyle in 23.65 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:00.66. Porto also anchored the winning 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Joseph Lee, Nicolas Rossi, Nicholas Pacitti and Nick Ulrich each won individual events.

No diving event was held.

GIRLS
American Heritage Plantation 107, Archbishop McCarthy 62

200-yard medley relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 2:06.35 (Isabella Taylor, Emme Ham, Molly Weidner, Annita Huang), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 2:10.22, 3. American Heritage Plantation B 2:25.53.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Cathy Cooper, AHP 2:06.72, 2. Olivia Mason, AHP 2:10.72, 3. Emme Ham, AHP 2:19.87.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Thea Mckenna, AHP 2:21.31, 2. Julie Mason, AHP 2:26.43, 3. Valentina Carrion, ABM 2:28.00.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Isabel Shashaty, ABM 27.25, 2. Ashley Green, ABM 27.71, 3. Annita Huang, AHP 27.81.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Selena Smith, ABM 1:11.78, 2. Molly Weidner, AHP 1:12.56, 3. Felicia Kozlowski, ABM 1:16.43.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Cathy Cooper, AHP 56.35, 2. Olivia Mason, AHP 1:00.00, 3. Ashley Green, ABM 1:00.12.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Isabella Taylor, AHP 5:37.78, 2. Julie Mason, AHP 5:48.06, 3. Jordan Jones, ABM 6:30.40.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 1:48.00 (Olivia Mason, Thea Mckenna, Molly Weidner, Cathy Cooper), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 1:59.57, 3. American Heritage Plantation B 2:05.28.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Annita Huang, AHP 1:11.28, 2. Jamie Annis, AHP 1:17.40, 3. Jordan Jones, ABM 1:18.06.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Emme Ham, AHP 1:12.19, 2. Thea Mckenna, AHP 1:14.37, 3. Isabella Taylor, AHP 1:14.81.
400-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 4:00.03 (Cathy Cooper, Olivia Mason, Annita Huang, Thea Mckenna), 2. American Heritage Plantation B 4:08.60, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 4:16.28.

BOYS
American Heritage Plantation 121, Archbishop McCarthy 48

200-yard medley relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 1:51.18 (Tommy Windisch, Joseph Lee, CJ Kopecki, Nicolas Rossi), 2. Archbishop McCarthy A 1:53.34, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 2:14.43.

200-yard freestyle: 1. CJ Kopecki, AHP 1:49.17, 2. Nicholas Pacitti, AHP 1:51.12, 3. Gregory Martinez, ABM 2:45.53.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Joseph Lee, AHP 2:08.36, 2. Nicolas Rossi, AHP 2:14.25, 3. Jayden Scarlett, AHP 2:27.31.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Kevin Porto, AHP 23.65, 2. Fernando Salazar, AHP 24.66, 3. Nick Ulrich, AHP 25.37.

100-yard butterfly: 1. CJ Kopecki, AHP 55.60, 2. Joseph Lee, AHP 57.38, 3. Oscar Gonzalez, ABM 1:04.95.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Nicholas Pacitti, AHP 52.43, 2. Tommy Windisch, AHP 56.94, 3. Fernando Salazar, AHP 1:01.28.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Nicolas Rossi, AHP 5:19.66, 2. Oscar Gonzalez, ABM 5:49.28, 3. Benjamin Gomez del Campo, AHP 5:56.06.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 1:38.78 (Fernando Salazar, Joseph Lee, Nicholas Pacitti, Kevin Porto), 2. American Heritage B 1:51.00, 3. Archbishop McCarthy A 2:01.84.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Kevin Porto, AHP 1:00.66, 2. Tommy Windisch, AHP 1:04.22, 3. Lorenzo Lanaro, ABM 1:10.56.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Nick Ulrich, AHP 1:12.25, 2. Robert Pope III, ABM 1:16.09, 3. Evan Wang, AHP 1:16.11.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 3:34.69 (Nicholas Rossi, Nicholas Pacitti, CJ Kopecki, Kevin Porto), 2. American Heritage Plantation B 3:57.65, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 4:02.12.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com