Defending State 3A Champion Doral Prep Firebirds Dominate Four-Team Meet At Ransom-Everglades


By Sharon Robb

MIAMI, September 28, 2017–Doral Prep Firebirds came away with five wins and one tie in a four-team meet featuring Miami-Dade teams Wednesday at Ransom-Everglades.

Coached by South Florida Aquatic Club seniors and age group coach Cathy Silveira, Doral Prep Firebirds boys team, defending FHSAA State 3A champions, dominated the boys competition with depth and talent and could challenge for another state team title.

The Firebirds defeated Belen Jesuit, 183-97; Riviera, 202-64; and Ransom Everglades, 185-95.

Adrian Aguilar, a member of last year’s state champion team, won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:47.45 and 100-yard freestyle in 49.75.

In the girls competition, Doral defeated Riviera, 198-48 and Our Lady of Lourdes 197-76; and tied Ransom-Everglades, 139-139.

Silveira, a 31-year coaching veteran, started Doral’s program 15 years ago and in recent years has been attracting more than 100 swimmers to the high school program on a consistent basis.

Last season, with only six swimmers, no divers and no individual winners, Doral made school history by becoming the first team in any sport at the school to win a state title. The swim team had never placed higher than fifth place.

GIRLS
Doral Prep Firebirds 198, Riviera 48

200-yard medley relay: 1. DPF 1:59.81 (Perna, Suarez, Diaz, Peraza), 2. DPF 2:21.38, 3. RIV 2:30.90.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Valentina Rios-Cano, DPF 2:10.50, 2. Diana Borges, DPF 2:23.03, 3. Sarah Feiler, RIV 2:31.71.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Stephanie Hernandez, DPF 2:17.03, 2. Stephanie Suarez, DPF 2:20.38, 3. Ana Garro, DPF 3:10.88.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Sabrina Perna, DPF 27.75, 2. Isabella Alvarez, DPF 28.69, 3. Catherine Mateo, DPF 31.15.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Sophia Diaz, DPF 1:03.06, 2. Stephanie Hernandez, DPF 1:04.87, 3. Natalia Perey, DPF 1:20.65.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Stephanie Sequera, DPF 58.69, 2. Madeleine Peraza, DPG 58.76, 3. Annabella Ramirez, DPF 1:08.77.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Isabella Alvarez, DPF 6:16.68, 2. Victoria Ferrer, RIV 6:51.98.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. DPF 1:49.46 (Diaz, Hernandez, Sequera, Peraza), 2. DPF 1:59.78, 3. RIV 2:17.62.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Sophia Diaz, DPF 1:09.58, 2. Sabrina Perna, DPF 1:10.61, 3. Olivia Irish, DPF 1:22.21.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Stephanie Sequera, DPF 1:14.95, 2. Sarah Feiler, RIV 1:25.45, 3. Valentina Ruiz, RIV 1:31.52.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. DPF 4:00.57 (Hernandez, Peraza, Perna, Sequera), 2. DPF 4:21.22, 3. RIV 5:02.25.

Ransom Everglades 139, Doral Prep Firebirds 139, tie

200-yard medley relay: 1. DPF 1:59.81 (Perna, Suarez, Diaz, Peraza), 2. RE 2:06.28, 3. RE 2:20.55.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Valentina Rio-Cano, DPF 2:10.50, 2. Kathleen Hutchinson, RE 2:12.29, 3. Georgia Murphy, RE 2:15.87.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Stephanie Hernandez, DPF 2:17.03, 2. Stephanie Suarez, DPF 2:20.38, 3. Mattie Barfield, RE 2:24.83.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Ande Edmunds, RE 27.72, 2. Sabrina Perna, DPF 27.75, 3. Isabella Alvarez, DPF 28.69.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Sophia Diaz, DPF 1:03.06, 2. Stephanie Hernandez, DPF 1:04.87, 3. Georgia Murphy, RE 1:13.19.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Stephanie Sequera, DPF 58.69, 2. Madeleine Peraza, DPF 58.76, 3. Ande Edmunds, RE 1:00.07.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Kathleen Hutchinson, RE 5:55.35, 2. Isabella Alvarez, DPF 6:16.68, 3. Gaily Alfi, RE 6:39.71.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. DPF 1:49.46 (Diaz, Hernandez, Sequera, Peraza), 2. RE 1:51.89, 3. RE 1:58.52.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Mattie Barfield, RE 1:05.37, 2. Sophia Diaz, DPF 1:09.58, 3. Sabrina Perna, DPF 1:10.61.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Stephanie Sequera, DPF 1:14.95, 2. Calliste Skouras, RE 1:19.67, 3. Emanu Dooreck-Aloni, RE 1:20.31.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. DPF 4:00.57 (Hernandez, Peraza, Perna, Sequera), 2. RE 4:05.10, 3. DPF 4:21.22.

Doral Prep Firebirds 197, Our Lady of Lourdes 76

200-yard medley relay: 1. DPF 1:59.81 (Perna, Suarez, Diaz, Peraza), 2. DPF 2:21.38, 3. OLL 2:34.62.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Valentina Rios-Cano, DPF 2:10.50, 2. Diana Borges, DPF 2:23.03, 3. Patricia Duarte, DPF 2:36.65.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Stephanie Hernandez, DPF 2:17.03, 2. Stephanie Suarez, DPF 2:20.38, 3. Carolina Saumell, OLL 2:54.89.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Sabrina Perna, DPF 27.75, 2. Isabella Alvarez, DPF 28.69, 3. Catherine Mateo, DPF 31.15.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Sophia Diaz, DPF 1:03.06, 2. Stephanie Hernandez, DPF 1:04.87, 3. Natalia Perey, DPF 1:20.65.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Stephanie Sequera, DPF 58.69, 2. Madeleine Peraza, DPF 58.76, 3. Annabella Ramirez, DPF 1:08.77.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Isabella Alvarez, DPF 6:16.68, 2. Carolina Samuell, DPF 7:01.38, 3. Catalina Corral, DPF 7:27.38.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. DPF 1:49.46 (Diaz, Hernandez, Sequera, Peraza), 2. OLL 1:52.01, 3. DPF 1:59.78.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Sophia Diaz, DPF 1:09.58, 2. Sabrina Perna, DPF 1:10.61, 3. Olivia Irish, DPF 1:22.21.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Stephanie Sequera, DPF 1:14.95, 2. Natalia Perna, DPF 1:37.11, 3. Manuela Jaramillo, OLL 1:41.70.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. DPF 4:00.57 (Hernandez, Peraza, Perna, Sequera), 2. DPF 4:21.22, 3. OLL 5:12.31.

Other Scores
Ransom-Everglades 216, Riviera 38
Our Lady of Lourdes 152, Riviera 80
Ransom-Everglades 217, Our Lady of Lourdes 60

BOYS
Doral Prep Firebirds 183, Belen Jesuit 97

200-yard medley relay: 1. Doral Prep Firebirds 1:45.14 (Montero, Gomez, Parravano, Rodriguez), 2. Doral Prep Firebirds 1:48.19, 3. Belen Jesuit 1:49.83.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Adrian Aguilar, DPF 1:47.45, 2. Andres Wong, BJ 1:49.01, 3. Gregory Espinoza, DPF 1:54.75.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Aitor Fungairino, BJ 1:55.58, 2. Nestor Montero, DPF 1:59.50, 3. Santiago Gomez, DPF 2:08.05.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Hugo Marin, BJ 23.15, 2. tie, David Montana, DPF 23.46, Vittorio Parravano, DPF 23.46.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Brandon Acosta, DPF 57.47, 2. Maxwell Belisario, BJ 58.78, 3. Gregory Espinoza, DPF 59.84.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Adrian Aguilar, DPF 49.75, 2. Hugo Marin, BJ 50.58, 3. Anthony Suardiaz 54.37.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Nestor Montero, DPF 4:49.55, 2. Andres Wong, BJ 4:59.54, 3. Neil Picon, DPF 5:01.27.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Doral Prep Firebirds 1:30.48 (Espinoza, Valdivieso, Suardiaz, Picon), 2. Belen Jesuit 1:34.64, 3. Doral Prep Firebirds 1:38.06.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Aitor Fungairino, BJ 52.19, 2. Jose Fernandez, DPF 1:05.92, 3. Brandon Acosta, DPF 1:08.10.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Matthew Posso, DPF 1:06.32, 2. Santiago Gomez, DPF 1:07.39, 3. Alberto Suarez, DPF 1:07.58.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Doral Prep Firebirds 3:14.82 (Gomez, Picon, Espinoza, Montana), 2. Belen Jesuit 3:19.19, 3. Doral Prep Firebirds 3:31.96.

Doral Prep Firebirds 202, Riviera 64

200-yard medley relay: 1. DPF 1:45.14 (Montero, Gomez, Parravano, Rodriguez), 2. DPF 1:48.19, 3. RIV 1:52.44.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Adrian Aguilar, DPF 1:47.45, 2. Gregory Espinoza, DPF 1:54.75, 3. Neil Picon, DPF 1:56.19.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Nestor Montero, DPF 1:59.50, 2. Santiago Gomez, DPF 2:08.05, 3. Matthew Posso, DPF 2:10.92.

50-yard freestyle: 1. tie, David Montana, DPF 23.46, Vittorio Parravano, DPF 23.46, 3. Lester Ruiz, RIV 24.07.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Brandon Acosta, DPF 57.47, 2. Gregory Espinoza, DPF 59.84, 3. Juan Kommer, DPF 1:02.91.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Adrian Aguilar, DPF 49.75, 2. Michael Rominach, RIV 53.82, 3. Anthony Suardiaz, DPF 54.37.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Nestor Montero, DPF 4:49.55, 2. Neil Picon, DPF 5:01.27, 3. Nicholas Curtis, RIV 5:53.72.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. DPF 1:30.48 (Espinoza, Valdivieso, Suardiaz, Picon), 2. DPF 1:38.06, 3. RIV 1:38.57.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Ege Elemec, RIV 1:05.69, 2. Jose Fernandez, DPF 1:05.92, 3. Brandon Acosta, DPF 1:08.10.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Matthew Posso, DPF 1:06.32, 2. Santiago Gomez, DPF 1:07.39, 3. Alberto Suarez, DPF 1:07.58.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. DPF 3:14.82 (Gomez, Picon, Espinoza, Montana), 2. DPF 3:31.96, 3. RIV 3:37.59.

Doral Prep Firebirds 185, Ransom Everglades 95

200-yard medley relay: 1. DPF 1:45.14 (Montero, Gomez, Paravano, Rodriguez), 2. DPF 1:48.19, 3. RE 1:59.31.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Adrian Aguilar, DPF 1:47.45, 2. Gregory Espinoza, DPF 1:54.75, 3. Neil Picon, DPF 1:56.19.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Nestor Montero, DPF 1:59.50, 2. Santiago Gomez, DPF 2:08.05, 3. Matthew Posso, DPF 2:10.92.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Tomas Gomez, RE 23.11, 2. tie, David Montana, DPF 23.46, Vittorio Parravano, DPF 23.46.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Brandon Acosta, DPF 57.47,2 . Gregory Espinoza, DPF 59.84, 3. Merlin Plant, RE 1:01.25.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Adrian Aguilar, DPF 49.75, 2. Matthew Simko, RE 52.46, 3. Anthony Suardiaz, DPF 54.37.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Nestor Montero, DPF 4:49.55, 2. Neil Picon, DPF 5:01.27, 3. Felipe Urrutia, RE 5:06.19.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. DPF 1:30.48 (Espinoza, Valdivieso, Suardiaz, Picon) 2. RE 1:36.48, 3. DPF 1:38.06.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Jose Fernandez, DPF 1:50.92, 2. Brandon Acosta, DPF 1:08.10, 3. Juan Kommer, DPF 1:09.44.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Felipe Urrutia, RE 1:03.77, 2. Nico Valls, RE 1:03.91, 3. Matthew Posso, DPF 1:06.32.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. DPF 3:14.82 (Gomez, Picon, Espinoza, Montana), 2. DPF 3:31.96, 3. RE 3:34.22.

Other Scores:
Ransom Everglades 163, Riviera 103
Belen Jesuit 170, Riviera 96
Belen Jesuit 156, Ransom Everglades 124

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com

NSU University School Picks Up Four Wins In Tri-Meet


By Sharon Robb

DAVIE, September 28, 2017—NSU University School’s swim team is making up for lost time after Hurricane Irma.

The Sharks were in winning form, sweeping the boys and girls team titles against Somerset and Immaculata LaSalle Thursday at Nova Southeastern University Aquatic Center.

The girls team, led by double winner Amanda Kopas, defeated Somerset, 130-34, and Immaculata LaSalle, 120-54.

Kopas, the youngest of three swimming sisters, won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:15.93 and 100-yard freestyle in 55.87. She was also a member of the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays.

LaSalle’s Gaby Antonini was a double winner in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:31.77 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:03.60. Somerset’s Isabella DiSalvo won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:03.82.

Maia Goldstein of NSUS won the girls 1-meter diving with 230 points.

In the boys competition, NSU University School led by double winners Patrick Groters and Daniel Jacobs, who compete for Aruba internationally, defeated Somerset, 104-45, and Immaculata LaSalle, 97-45.

Groters, coming off his MVP performance at the Woodson Invitational, won the 500-yard freestyle in 4:43.49 and 100-yard breaststroke in 59.93.

Jacobs won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:46.18 and 50-yard freestyle in 23.01.

LaSalle’s Pedro Beron Vera was also a double winner in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:00.93 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:05.50. He was the only non-NSUS swimmer to win events.

GIRLS
NSU University School 130, Somerset 34
Immaculata LaSalle 96, Somerset 49
NSU University School 120, Immaculata LaSalle 54

200-yard medley relay: 1. NSU University School 2:01.30 (Amanda Kopas, Nadia Ajirnia, Madison Kozel, Thais Carrion), 2. LaSalle A 2:10.95, 3. LaSalle 2:11.08.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Thais Carrion, NSUS 2:08.10, 2. Alexis Christensen, NSUS 2:12.20, 3. Calissa Page, NSUS 2:17.13.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Amanda Kopas, NSUS 2:15.93, 2. Kaiana Kibler, NSUS 2:37.68, 3. Joymarie Puskadi, NSUS 2:55.33.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Paloma Sanchez, LAS 25.38, 2. Jennifer Langone, NSUS 27.15, 3. Sofia Sarros, NSUS 27.48.

1-meter diving: 1. Maia Goldstein, NSUS 230.00, 2. Jackqueline Goggins, LAS 179.48.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Isabella DiSalvo, SOM 1:03.82, 2. Madison Kozel, NSUS 1:04.77, 3. Tessa Mia Puskadi, NSUS 1:17.18.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Amanda Kopas, NSUS 55.87, 2. Paloma Sanchez, LAS 57.17, 3. Sofia Sarros, NSUS 1:00.41.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Gaby Antonini, LAS 5:31.77, 2. Thais Carrion, NSUS 5:46.60, 3. Alexis Christensen, NSUUS 5:48.48.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSUS A 1:50.98 (Sofia Sarros, Calissa Page, Jennifer Langone, Nadia Ajirnia), 2. NSUS B 2:00.16, 3. LaSalle 2:03.79.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Gaby Antonini, LAS 1:03.60, 2. Isabella DiSalvo, SOM 1:04.37, 3. Madison Kozel, NSUS 1:12.09.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Nadia Ajirnia, NSUS 1:20.39, 2. Calissa Page, NSUS 1:23.71, 3. Kaitlyn Barrios, SOM 1:26.53.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSUS A 3:55.87 (Thais Carrion, Amanda Kopas, Sofia Sarros, Madison Kozel), 2. LaSalle 4:13.10, 3. NSUS B 4:13.97.

BOYS
NSU University School 104, Somerset 45
Immaculata LaSalle 67, Somerset 62
NSU University School 97, Immaculata LaSalle 45

200-yard medley relay: 1. NSUS 1:47.57 (Patrick Groters, Renato Filho, Daniel Jacobs, Diego Darquea-Juris), 2. LaSalle 2:01.81, 3. Somerset 2:20.06.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Daniel Jacobs, NSUS 1:46.18, 2. Pancho Beron Vera, LAS 2:07.89, 3. Jesse Lobo, SOM 2:19.57.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Renato Filho, NSUS 2:13.01, 2. Ryan Kibler, NSUS 2:58.77, 3. None.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Daniel Jacobs, NSUS 23.01, 2. Diego Darquea-Juris, NSUS 24.69, 3. Yohance Forde, LAS 25.25.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Pedro Beron Vera, LAS 1:00.93, 2. Renato Filho, NSUS 1:01.71, 3. Marcelo Carrion, NSUS 1:01.89.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Diego Darquea-Juris, NSUS 55.15, 2. Jesse Lobo, SOM 1:02.73, 3. Alexander Benashvili, NSUS 1:04.38.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Patrick Groters, NSUS 4:43.49, 2. Juan Mederos, SOM 7:47.51, 3. James Mitchell, SOM 7:48.14.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSUS 1:48.21 (Marcelo Carrion, Renato Filho, Alexander Benashvili, Joaquin Morales), 2. LaSalle 1:48.93, 3. Somerset 1:59.10.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Pedro Beron Vera, LAS 1:05.50, 2. Marcelo Carrion, NSUS 1:06.45, 3. Yohance Forde, LAS 1:17.22.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Patrick Groters, NSUS 59.93, 2. Pancho Beron Vera, LAS 1:17.67, 3. Ryan Kibler, NSUS 1:26.23.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSUS 3:30.93 (Patrick Groters, Daniel Jacobs, Marcelo Carrion, Diego Darquea-Juris), 2. LaSalle 4:38.18, 3. NSUS B 4:51.93.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http:www.swim4soflo.com