SOFLO Swimmers Chalk Up Wins, Best Times In GRSC Summer Invite


By Sharon Robb

MIAMI, May 24, 2018—Diego Nazario-Vazquez won three events to highlight South Florida Aquatic Club’s success at the three-day Florida Gold Coast GRSC Summer Invite.

Nazario-Vazquez, 12, won the 11-12 50-meter freestyle in a best time 29.97; 50-meter backstroke in a best time 34.84; and 50-meter butterfly in a best time 32.19 to lead the SOFLO boys team.

Christian Tijero, 12, was a double winner, capturing the 11-12 200-meter freestyle in a best time 2:19.95. He also tied for first in the 50-meter breaststroke in 42.10.

Mariana Pinto, 10, was a double winner to lead the SOFLO girls team. She won the 10-and-under 200-meter freestyle in 2:40.93 and 100-meter freestyle in 1:15.70.

Other individual SOFLO winners were:

Javier Colmenares, 11, won the 11-12 200-meter individual medley in 2:42.90.

Kerry Cunningham, 12, won the 11-12 200-meter individual medley in a best time 2:53.09.

Luna Delgado, 12, won the 11-12 50-meter butterfly in a best time 33.81.

Jonathan Lozano, 10, won the 10-and-under 100-meter freestyle in a best time 1:11.85.

Anastasia Lutz, 11, won the 11-12 50-meter freestyle in a best time 31.37.

Alessandro Pereira, 11, won the 11-12 100-meter backstroke in 1:18.11.

Giada Porven, 10, won the 10-and-under 50-meter backstroke in a best time 41.56.

Natalia Sibug, 12, won the 11-12 50-meter breaststroke in a best time 39.41.

In one of the most exciting boys’ races on Saturday, Miguel Cancel, 18, of AquaKids Sharks outsprinted Aitor Fungairino, 17, of Metro Aquatics by 2/100ths of a second, 1:57.45-1:57.47, in the 200-meter freestyle.

SESSION I
GIRLS

800-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, GST 9:26.05; SOFLO: 25. Anastasia Lutz 12:02.51.

BOYS
1500-meter freestyle:
11-and-over, 1. Nestor Montero, MAC 16:47.05; SOFLO: 19. Christian Tijero 19:33.13, 26. Gavin Sheyda 20:56.75.

SESSION II
GIRLS

200-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Mary Smutny, AKS 2:07.66; SOFLO: 25. Alexis Christensen 2:25.58, time drop.

100-meter breaststroke:
Open, 1. Michelle Fernandez, HSC 1:20.03; SOFLO: 17. Leah Pando 1:36.11, time drop, 20. Fiorella Di Salvo 1:38.75, time drop, 24. Ava Kuznik 1:42.67, time drop, 36. Annie Schulz 1:55.07, time drop.

200-meter butterfly:
Open, 1. Mary Smutny, AKS 2:21.61.

50-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Mary Smutny, AKS 27.16; SOFLO: 26. Alexis Christensen 31.28, time drop.

200-meter backstroke:
Open, 1. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, GST 2:32.29; SOFLO: 18. Alexis Christensen 2:51.66, 25. Leah Pando 2:54.72, 31. Fiorella Di Salvo 3:02.18, 33. Giada Porven 3:05.21, 35. Ava Kuznik 3:10.13.

400-meter individual medley:
11-and-over, 1. Olivia Dinehart, AKS 5:19.73; SOFLO: 28. Mariann Catalasan 6:12.08, time drop.

BOYS

200-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Miguel Cancel, AKS 1:57.45.

100-meter breaststroke:
Open, 1. Parker Rosenthal, GST 1:15.85.

200-meter butterfly:
Open, 1. Nestor Montero, MAC 2:14.93.

50-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Adrian Aguilar, MAC 25.56.

200-meter backstroke:
Open, 1. Miguel Cancel, AKS 2:09.84; SOFLO: 18. Jonathan Lozano 2:52.67, time drop.

400-meter individual medley:
Open, 1. Miguel Cancel, AKS 4:38.39; SOFLO: 16. Alessandro Pereira 5:36.83, 21. Lucas Porven 5:48.68.

SESSION III
GIRLS

200-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Mariana Pinto, SOFLO 2:40.93; SOFLO: 12. Savini Subasingha 3:08.84; 11-12, 1. Izzy Wilson, AKS 2:29.55; SOFLO: 2. Kerry Cunningham 2:33.82, time drop, 4. Luna Delgado 2:36.41, time drop, 5. Kaitlyn Barrios 2:37.39, 6. Natalia Sibug 2:39.42, time drop, 7. Anastasia Lutz 2:39.83, 10. Reagan Lowe 2:40.97.

100-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Lydia Smutny, AKS 1:42.70; 11-12, 1. Paola Gonzalez, MAC 1:17.02; SOFLO: 2. Luna Delgado 1:18.36, 3. Kerry Cunningham 1:23.72, 6. Carleigh Schleicher 1:30.49, time drop.

50-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Katelyn Gembicki, GST 33.72; SOFLO: 3. Mariana Pinto 34.28, 4. Savini Subasingha 34.92, 5. Giada Porven 35.63, 6. Sarah Vasquez 36.00; 11-12, 1. Anastasia Lutz, SOFLO 31.37, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Kaitlyn Barrios 31.56, time drop, 4. Reagan Lowe 32.31, time drop, 6. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 32.85, 7. Luna Delgado 33.03, time drop, 9. Judith-Alison Natino 33.44, time drop.

50-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Makayla Montenegro, MAC 41.32; SOFLO: 4. Giada Porven 49.25, time drop, 5. Andrea Viera 49.41, time drop, 6. Sarah Vasquez 49.47, time drop; 11-12, 1. Natalia Sibug, SOFLO 39.41, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Kaitlyn Barrios 41.88, time drop, 8 Anastasia Lutz 44.63, time drop, 11. Judith-Alison Natino 48.22, 12. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 48.39.

100-meter backstroke
10-and-under, 1. Katelyn Gembicki, GSC 1:27.07; SOFLO: 2. Mariana Pinto 1:28.77; 11-12, 1. Paola Gonzalez, AC 1:17.98; SOFLO: 2. Mariann Catalasan 1:21.08, time drop, 3. Kerry Cunningham 1:22.07, 4. Natalia Sibug 1:23.79, time drop, 7. Reagan Lowe 1:25.78, 9. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 1:29.88, 10. Leanne Sorensen 1:30.24, time drop, 11. Gabriella Lissa 1:33.51, 12. Abigail-Marie Natino 1:34.41, time drop, 13. Kaitlyn Consuegra 1:35.58, time drop.

BOYS

200-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Carlos Morlote, GSC 2:38.25; SOFLO: 5. Stefano Mazzi 2:47.95, time drop, 8. Juan Vallmitjana 2:57.58, 10. Alex Viazmetinov 3:11.22; 11-12, 1. Christian Tijero, SOFLO 2:19.95, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Alessandro Pereira 2:22.14, time drop, 3. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 2:27.82, time drop, 4. Juan Colmenares 2:29.23, 5. Lucas Porven 2:31.20, time drop, 10. Hashan Ekanayake 2:41.77.

100-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, MAC 1:16.51; 11-12, 1. Marcelo Mansur, MAC 1:13.41; SOFLO: 2. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 1:14.03, time drop, 3. Javier Colmenares 1:19.61, 8. Gavin Sheyda 1:28.48.

50-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Peyton Selts, GSC 32.31; SOFLO: 2. Jonathan Lozano 33.52, time drop, 5. Stefano Mazzi 36.31, time drop, 8. Juan Vallmitjana 37.22, 12. Joseph-Blake Natino 38.54, time drop; 11-12, 1. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOFLO 29.97, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Christian Tijero 30.26, time drop, 5. Juan Colmenares 31.91.

50-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, MAC 38.31; SOFLO: 2. Joseph-Blake Natino 48.00, time drop, 3. Jonathan Lozano 48.06, 4. Stefano Mazzi 48.84, time drop, 6. Juan Vallmitjana 53.60, 8. Alex Viazmetinov 54.00, time drop, 11. Matthew Jimenez 55.19, time drop; 11-12, 1. tie, Christian Tijero, SOFLO and Giulian Martin, Hurricane Aquatics 42.10; SOFLO: 7. Lucas Porven 43.60, time drop, 11. Steven Sawyer 45.97.

100-meter backstroke
10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, MAC 1:20.45; SOFLO: 6. Connor Jimenez 1:39.99, 8. Matthew Jimenez 1:41.45, 10. Brandon Lozano 1:42.67, 13. Mason Jimenez 1:54.62; 11-12, 1. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 1:18.11; SOFLO: 4. Hashan Ekanayake 1:26.62, time drop, 9. Gavin Sheyda 1:30.39, time drop.

SESSION IV:
GIRLS

200-meter individual medley:
Open, 1. Mary Smutny, AKS 2:28.78; SOFLO: 33. Leah Pando 3:01.51, 38. Fiorella DiSalvo 3:06.41.

100-meter backstroke:
Open, 1. Anelis Roque, MAC 1:10.63; SOFLO: 19. Leah Pando 1:24.54, 25. Fiorella DiSalvo 1:27.31, time drop.

100-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Stephanie Hernandez, MAC 1:01.79.

200-meter breaststroke:
Open, 1. Olivia Dinehart, AKS 2:49.98; SOFLO: 16. Mariann Catalasan 3:14.17, time drop.

100-meter butterfly:
Open, 1. Mary Smutny, AKS 1:05.35; SOFLO: 29. Fiorella DiSalvo 1:29.27, time drop.

400-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Mary Smutny, AKS 4:26.63; SOFLO: 20. Kaitlyn Consuegra 5:28.88, 21. Leah Pando 5:29.16, time drop.

BOYS

200-meter individual medley:
Open, 1. Miguel Cancel, AKS 2:09.84.

100-meter backstroke:
Open, 1. Miller Albury, PAQ 1:03.15.

100-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Miguel Cancel, AKS 53.62.

200-meter breaststroke:
Open, 1. Parker Rosenthal, Gulliver 2:39.77; SOFLO: 15. Alessandro Pereira 3:02.87, 22. Lucas Porven 3:16.04.

100-meter butterfly:
Open, 1. Runar Borgen, PAQ 59.99.

400-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Miguel Cancel, AKS 4:12.01; SOFLO: 21. Christian Tijero 4:55.87, 31. Gavin Sheyda 5:18.60, time drop.

SESSION V
GIRLS

200-meter individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Sahara Idler, MAC 3:06.36; SOFLO: 2. Mariana Pinto 3:06.72, 8. Savini Subasingha 3:30.87, time drop; 11-12, 1. Kerry Cunningham, SOFLO 2:53.09, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Natalia Sibug 2:53.81, 5. Mariann Catalasan 2:57.74, time drop, 7. Luna Delgad 2:58.37, 10. Kaitlyn Consuegra 3:10.66, 11. Carleigh Schleicher 3:11.17.

50-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Giada Porven, SOFLO 41.56, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Sarah Vasquez 44.00, time drop, 14. Pilar Duranti 48.12, time drop; 11-12, 1. Paola Gonzalez, MAC 36.06; SOFLO: 2. Alexis Christensen 37.18, time drop, 3. Reagan Lowe 38.18, time drop, 4. Mariann Catalasan 38.50, time drop, 5. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 39.03, 6. Kerry Cunningham 39.54, 8. Leanne Sorensen 41.75, time drop.

100-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Mariana Pinto, SOFLO 1:15.70; SOFLO: 2. Giada Porven 1:16.82, 3. Sarah Vasquez 1:18.35, time drop, 6. Savini Subasingha 1:22.23, time drop; 11-12, 1. Paola Gonzalez, MAC 1:07.31; SOFLO: 2. Alexis Christensen 1:07.54, time drop, 3. Luna Delgado 1:09.43, time drop, 6. Natalia Sibug 1:11.29, time drop, 7. Anastasia Lutz 1:11.46, 8. Reagan Lowe 1:11.68, time drop, 9. Kerry Cunningham 1:11.94, time drop, 10. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 1:12.40, 11. Kaitlyn Consuegra 1:14.65, time drop.

100-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Sahara Idler, MAC 1:47.61; SOFLO: 7. Alessandra Gendarmi-Gonzalez 2:05.31; 11-12, 1. Paola Gonzalez, MAC 1:26.13; SOFLO: 2. Natalia Sibug 1:26.91, time drop, 4. Anastasia Lutz 1:38.00, time drop, 7. Reagan Lowe 1:40.02, 12. Leanne Sorensen 1:51.48.

50-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Sahara Idler, MAC 36.25; SOFLO: 2. Giada Porven 37.29, time drop, 6. Mariana Pinto 40.69, 8. Savini Subasingha 41.22, time drop, 9. Sarah Vasquez 41.57, time drop; 11-12, 1. Luna Delgado, SOFLO 33.81, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Carleigh Schleicher 37.79, time drop, 4. Alexis Christensen 37.84, time drop, 6. Anastasia Lutz 38.72, time drop.

BOYS

200-meter individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Peyton Selts, GSC 3:03.47; SOFLO: 3. Derek Hau 3:05.32, time drop; 11-12, 1. Javier Colmenares, SOFLO 2:42.90; SOFLO: 8. Gavin Sheyda 3:02.19, time drop, 11. Hashan Ekanayake 3:06.95, time drop.

50-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, MAC 36.47; SOFLO: 3. Jonathan Lozano 39.18, time drop, 5. Stefano Mazzi 42.25, time drop, 6. Connor Jimenez 43.69, time drop, 8. Juan Vallmitjana 45.30, time drop, 9. tie, Matthew Jimenez 45.87, time drop and Preston Feldman 45.87; 11-12, 1. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOFLO 34.84, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Christian Tijero 35.27, time drop, 6. Hashan Ekanayake 40.76, 11. Alessio Mazzi 43.25, time drop.

100-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Jonathan Lozano, SOFLO 1:11.85, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Derek Hau 1:19.12, time drop, 8. Connor Jimenez 1:24.98, time drop, 10. Alex Viazmetinov 1:29.70, 11. Matthew Jimenez 1:34.27, time drop; 11-12, 1. Marcelo Mansur, MAC 1:03.72; SOFLO: 2. Christian Tijero 1:04.85, time drop, 3. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 1:05.29, 4. Alessandro Pereira 1:06.47, time drop, 5. Lucas Porven 1:07.59, time drop, 6. Javier Colmenares 1:08.01.

100-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, MAC 1:22.83; SOFLO: 2. Derek Hau 1:43.94, time drop, 4. Juan Vallmitjana 1:51.99, time drop, 6. Matthew Jimenez 1:56.15, time drop, 8. Connor Jimenez 1:59.62, time drop, 12. Matthew Jimenez 2:07.51, time drop; 11-12, 1. Sebastian Losada Herrera, MAC 1:31.80.

50-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, MAC 33.44; SOFLO: 7. Stefano Mazzi 42.31, time drop, 8. Juan Vallmitjana 44.09, time drop, 14. Preston Feldman 1:00.13; 11-12, 1. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOFLO 32.19, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Lucas Porven 32.78, time drop, 4. Alessandro Pereira 32.97, time drop, 5. Juan Colmenares 33.81, time drop, 11. Marvan Ekanayake 37.95, time drop.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
http://www.swim4soflo.com

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SOFLO’s Lance Lesage Wins Closest Race Of The Day At FIU Spring LC Invitational


By Sharon Robb

NORTH MIAMI, May 20, 2018—In the most exciting race of the day, Lance Lesage of South Florida Aquatic Club outsprinted Sean Arrington of Miami Swimming by 7/100ths of a second in the 100-meter backstroke Sunday at the FIU Spring Long Course Invitational at FIU Aquatic Center.

Lesage, 15, won in 1:05.69. Arrington, 20, finished in 1:05.76. Arrington was the fastest seed in the event in 1:02.19. Lesage was second fastest in 1:02.26.

SOFLO swept the 400-meter freestyle girls and boys events. Paige Lane, 15, won in 4:47.57. Leonardo Mateus, 16, won in 4:38.79.

SOFLO boys swept the top four spots in the 100-meter freestyle with Rafael Rodriguez, 16, winning in 56.44 followed by Robert Wilson, 15, Heath Brames, 18, and Juan Pineda, 15.

SOFLO swept the top three spots in the 200-meter breaststroke with Juan Pineda, 15, winning in 2:42.68.

Brennan Binder, 14, broke 5 minutes for the first time in the 400-meter freestyle in a best time 4:49.84. His previous best was 5:00.51.

Shayna Blitz, 13, turned in a nice time drop in the 200-meter breaststroke. The teenager finished eighth in 3:38.20 improving her previous best of 4:02.36.

Other big time drops were:

Mallory Schleicher, 14, second, 100-meter backstroke, 1:15.95, drop from 1:19.13.

Jenna Brames, 14, sixth, 100-meter backstroke, 1:20.95, drop from 1:30.86 and 14th, 100-meter freestyle, 1:09.65, drop from 1:17.38.

SUNDAY RESULTS
WOMEN

200-meter individual medley:
Open, 1. Carita Luukkanen, Golden Panther 2:28.78; SOFLO: 2. Mallory Schleicher 2:38.52, 4. Kayla Cunningham 2:40.98, 5. Sara Quintero 2:41.88, 6. Sally Golding 2:46.24, 7. Victoria Torres 2:48.56, 10. Jena Legaspi 2:53.19.

100-meter backstroke:
Open, 1. Melannie Vargas, Golden Panther 1:10.79; SOFLO: 2. Mallory Schleicher 1:15.95, 3. Sara Quintero 1:17.04, 4. Sofia Osorio 1:19.30, 5. Rebekah Ling 1:20.60, 6. Jenna Brames 1:20.95, time drop.

100-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Kyla Valls, Miami Swimming 58.28; SOFLO: 3. Paige Lane 1:02.18, 4. Jessica Rodriguez 1:05.16, 5. Gaby Banks 1:05.19, 7. Kayla Cunningham 1:07.49, 8. Maya Coffey 1:07.53.

200-meter breaststroke:
Open, 1. Carita Luukkanen, Golden Panther 2:42.94; SOFLO: 3. Sabrina Osorio 3:07.10, 8. Shayna Blitz 3:38.20, time drop.

100-meter butterfly:
Open, 1. Letizia Bertelli, Golden Panther 1:05.98; SOFLO: 2. Paige Lane 1:07.21, 4. Jessica Rodriguez 1:10.92, 6. Gaby Banks 1:12.50, 8. Sara Quintero 1:13.28, 9. Kayla Cunningham 1:13.88, 10. Sally Golding 1:17.50.

400-meter freestyle:
Open, 1. Paige Lane, SOFLO 4:47.57; SOFLO: 4. Gaby Banks 5:04.56, 6. Maya Coffey 5:13.51.

MEN

200-meter individual medley:
Open, 1. Sean Arrington, Miami Swimming 2:23.80; SOFLO: 2. Nicolas Munoz 2:31.25, 3. Yannai Michael 2:31.71, 6. Joseph Lee 2:37.62, 7. Juancamilo Rivero 2:40.83, 9. Christopher Hau 2:43.61.

100-meter backstroke:
1. Lance Lesage, SOFLO 1:05.69; SOFLO: 5. Leonardo Mateus 1:09.14, 7. Juan Colmenares 1:10.66, 8. Enrique Rodriguez 1:10.71, time drop, 9. Nicolas Munoz 1:11.22, 10. Heath Brames 1:11.53.

100-meter freestyle:
1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 56.44; SOFLO: 2. Robert Wilson 57.68, 3. Heath Brames 58.10, 4. Juan Pineda 58.95, 8. Brendan Binder 1:00.43, time drop, 9. Juan Colmenares 1:01.08, 10. Lance Lesage 1:01.12.

200-meter breaststroke:
1. Juan Pineda, SOFLO 2:42.68; SOFLO: 2. Rafael Rodriguez 2:46.31, 3. Yannai Michael 2:49.67, 5. Logan Gonzalez 2:56.62, time drop, 6. Christopher Hau 3:00.78, 7. Mark Andre De Gracia 3:01.99, 10. Samuel Bullen 3:09.32.

100-meter butterfly:
1. Sean Arrington, Miami Swimming 1:02.08; SOFLO: 3. Heath Brames 1:05.56, 4. Robert Wilson 1:06.39, 6. Leonardo Mateus 1:07.38, 7. Enrique Rodriguez 1:08.01, time drop, 8. Juan Colmenares 1:08.32,9. Brennan Binder 1:08.63, 10. Nicolas Munoz 1:09.11.

400-meter freestyle:
1. Leonardo Mateus, SOFLO 4:38.79; SOFLO: 2. Robert Wilson 4:42.54, 4. Lance Lesage 4:42.93, 5. Rafael Rodriguez 4:48.73, 6. Brennan Binder 4:49.84, 7. Juan Pineda 4:53.09.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com.
http://www.swim4soflo.com

SOFLO Swimmers Shine On Opening Day Of FIU Spring LC Invite


By Sharon Robb

NORTH MIAMI, May 19, 2018—South Florida Aquatic Club dominated opening day of the FIU Spring Long Course Invitational at rain-soaked FIU Aquatic Center.

Swimmers are swimming through the meet, using it more for fine tuning and training gauge. But there were some outstanding swims turned in by some of the contingent’s youngest swimmers.

Victoria Torres, 13, was the youngest finisher in the top five of the 100-meter breaststroke in a best time 1:25.94. Her previous best was 1:26.50. She was the only SOFLO swimmer in the field to drop time. Four-time Jamaican Olympian and SOFLO teammate Alia Atkinson won in 1:13.58, off her seed time of 1:06.48.

Two other SOFLO 13-year-olds had impressive time drops. Enrique Rodriguez finished fifth in the 100-meter breaststroke in a best time 1:22.00, bettering his 1:28.42 previous best. Samuel Bullen was sixth in 1:22.20, improving his previous best of 1:29.67.

SOFLO girls swept the top seven spots in the 200-meter butterfly with four posting best times. Jessica Rodriguez, 19, won in 2:31.97, bettering her previous best of 2:38.91. Rodriguez also won the 400-meter individual medley in 5:23.76.

SOFLO boys took the top nine out of 10 places in the 200-meter backstroke with Rafael Rodriguez, 16, winning in 2:18.75. Rodriguez also won the 200-meter butterfly in 2:14.79.

Other SOFLO winners were Heath Brames in the 200-meter freestyle in 2:06.37; Joseph Lee in the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:17.64; and Leonardo Mateus in the 400-meter individual medley in 5:11.89.

The meet concludes on Sunday with two sessions at 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

WOMEN’S RESULTS

200-meter freestyle: Open, 1. Kyla Valls, Miami Swimming 2:08.22; SOFLO: 3. Melissa Marinheiro 2:13.71, 4. Paige Lane 2:14.15, 5. Mallory Schleicher 2:17.56, 6. Alia Atkinson 2:17.86, 7. Gaby Banks 2:20.63, 8. Kayla Cunningham 2:20.83.

50-meter freestyle: 10-and-under, 1. Penelope Rodriguez, Miami Country Day 36.66; 11-12, 1. Isabela Pollan, Unattached 34.84; Open, 1. Kyla Valls, Miami Swimming 27.32; SOFLO: 2. Gaby Banks, SOFLO 27.70, 12. Paige Lane 29.41

400-meter freestyle: 12-and-under, 1. Bianca Nieto, Flying Fish 5:05.26.

100-meter breaststroke: Open, 1. Alia Atkinson, SOFLO 1:13.58; SOFLO: 5. Victoria Torres 1:25.94, time drop, 9. Mia Escudero 1:36.22.

50-meter breaststroke: 10-and-under, 1. Belinda Muzii, Miami Country Day 49.25; 11-12, 1. Bianca Nieto, Flying Fish 40.15.

200-meter butterfly: Open, 1. Jessica Rodriguez, SOFLO 2:31.97, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Sara Quintero 2:33.11, time drop, 3. Kayla Cunningham 2:33.63, time drop, 4. Paige Lane 2:37.94, time drop, 5. Daniela Curbelo 2:44.57, 6. Kylie Herman 2:50.70, 7. Sally Golding 2:54.29.

100-meter butterfly: 10-and-under, 1. Belinda Muzii, Miami Country Day 1:33.09; 11-12, 1. Bianca Nieto, Flying Fish 1:15.31.

200-meter backstroke: Open, 1. Melannie Vargas, Golden Panther 2:31.04; SOFLO: 3. Melissa Marinheiro 2:39.18, 4. Sara Quintero 2:43.39, 5. Jenna Marie Brames 2:47.80, time drop, 6. Sofia Osorio 2:48.35, 7. Gaby Bank 2:49.44, 9. Rebekah Ling 2:52.03, 10. Michelle Marinheiro 2:53.98.

100-meter backstroke: 10-and-under, 1. Penelope Rodriguez, Miami Country Day 1:38.51; 11-12, 1. Angelina Baucells, Flying Fish 1:30.03.

400-meter individual medley: Open, 1. Jessica Rodriguez, SOFLO 5:23.76; SOFLO: 2. Daniela Curbelo 5:56.05, 3. Sabrina Osorio 6:00.79.

MEN’S RESULTS

50-meter freestyle: 10-and-under, 1. Oliver Cannings, Swim Gym 36.38; 11-12, 1. Evan Wilson, Miami Country Day 30.23.

200-meter freestyle: 11-12, 1. Matteo Murdocca, Eagle Aquatics 2:57.57; Open, 1. Heath Brames, SOFLO 2:06.37; SOFLO: 3. Ricardo Roche 2:07.75, 4. Leonardo Mateus 2:10.32, 5. Robert Wilson 2:10.37, 6. Lance Lesage 2:12.30, 7. Juan Colmenares 2:12.31, 8. Juan Pineda 2:13.03.

400-meter freestyle: 12-and-under, 1. Dylan Ferguson, Flying Fish 5:26.81.

100-meter breaststroke: Open, 1. Joseph Lee, SOFLO 1:17.64; SOFLO: 2. Yannai Michael 1:18.52, 3. Jonathan Farah 1:18.65, 5. Enrique Rodriguez 1:22.00, time drop, 6. Samuel Bullen 1:22.20, time drop, 7. Christopher Hau 1:22.85, 8. Manuel Melendez 1:23.45, 9. Mark Andre De Gracia 1:23.48, time drop, 10. Zackary Harris 1:23.92, time drop.

50-meter breaststroke: 10-and-under, 1. Oliver Cannings, Swim Gym 45.10; 11-12, 1. Evan Wilson, Miami Country Day 40.31.

200-meter butterfly: Open, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 2:14.79; SOFLO: 3. Joseph Lee 2:34.49, 5. Alejandro Mateus 2:42.72, 9. Juancamilo Rivero 2:48.99.

100-meter butterfly: 11-12, 1. Dylan Ferguson, Flying Fish 1:21.54.

50-meter butterfly: 1. Dylan Ferguson, Flying Fish 1:21.54.

200-meter backstroke: Open, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 2:18.75; SOFLO: 2. Ricardo Roche 2:20.98, 3. Lance Lesage 2:22.19, 4. Leonardo Mateus 2:27.47, 5. Nicolas Munoz 2:31.26, 6. Yannai Michael 2:38.33.

100-meter backstroke: 10-and-under, 1. Oliver Cannings, Swim Gym 1:37.13; 11-12, 1. Dylan Ferguson, Flying Fish 1:23.80.

400-meter individual medley: Open, 1. Leonardo Mateus, SOFLO 5:11.89; SOFLO: 2. Joseph Lee 5:18.44, 4. Juan Colmenares 5:24.83, 5. Nicolas Rossi 5:34.60, 6. Christopher Hau 5:41.86.

IF YOU GO

What: FIU Spring Long Course Invite

When: Sunday

Schedule: Sunday, Session III, 8:30 a.m.; Session IV, 2 p.m.

Where: FIU Aquatic Center, FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st Street, North Miami.

Of note: The meet is timed finals. Admission is $3 per session. Heat sheets are $2 per session. Disability athletes should call 305-919-4549 or reddickc@fiu.edu. For questions call meet director Randy Horner at 504-615-7629 or email randychorner@yahoo.com.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
http://www.swim4soflo.com

SOFLO Swimmers Hit The Road This Weekend For Two Miami Meets


By Sharon Robb

MIAMI, May 17, 2018—More than 100 South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers will compete at two meets this weekend.

The Gulliver Summer Invitational will feature 51 SOFLO swimmers (27 girls, 24 boys), mostly age group swimmers. The three-day meet is timed finals and gets under way Friday.

On Friday night, the 11-and-over 800- and 1500-meter freestyle events will open the meet. Gulliver dominates the entries in the girls heats in the 800 and boys heats in the 1500.

SOFLO has three swimmers in the distance events. Gavin Sheyda, 12, and Christian Tijero, 12, are in the same 1500 heat. Anastasia Lutz, 11, is the only SOFLO girl in the 800.

SOFLO has the top four seeds in the 11-12 200-meter freestyle and six in the top seven. Javier Colmenares, 11, is seeded first in 2:23.82. He is also top seed in the 50-meter freestyle in 31.77 and 200-meter individual medley in 2:42.61.

Alessandro Pereira, 11, is seeded first in the 11-12 100-meter backstroke in 1:17.43.

Diego Nazario-Vazquez, 12, is top seed in the 11-12 100-meter butterfly in 1:16.07 followed by teammate Javier Colmenares, 11, in 1:16.89. Nazario-Vazquez is also No. 1 seed in the 100-meter freestyle in 1:06.19 ahead of Javier Colmenares in 1:07.73.

Christian Tijero, 12, is top seed in the 11-12 50-meter backstroke in 36.72.

Luna Delgado, 12, is top seed in the 11-12 100-meter butterfly in 1:17.03 followed by Kerry Cunningham, 12, in 1:20.97. Delgado is also first seed in the 11-12 50-meter butterfly in 35.58.

Kerry Cunningham, 12, is seeded first in the 11-12 100-meter backstroke in 1:20.11. She is one of four SOFLO swimmers seeded in the top four and one of six in the top seven.

Natalia Sibug, 12, is top seed in the 11-12 200-meter individual medley in 2:53.45 followed by teammates Luna Delgado, 12, and Kerry Cunningham, 12. Sibug is also No. 1 seed in the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:27.26.

Giada Porven, 10, is No. 1 seed in the 10-and-under 100-meter freestyle in 1:16.07.

Alexis Christensen, 12, is top seed in the 11-12 100-meter freestyle in 1:08.57.

The FIU Spring Long Course Invite that features 55 SOFLO swimmers (24 girls, 31 boys), mostly from the senior group and a few age groupers, is Saturday and Sunday at the FIU Aquatic Center.

The SOFLO contingent is led by four-time Jamaican Olympian Alia Atkinson, at 29, one of the oldest swimmers in the meet. She is entered in five events including the 100-meter breaststroke.

Atkinson is seeded first in the 100 breaststroke in 1:06.48; first in the 100 backstroke in 1:04.04; first in the 100 freestyle in 55.35; first in the 100 butterfly in 59.94 and second in the 200 freestyle in 2:02.54.

Among other SOFLO swimmers competing are Jonathan Farah, 20, Kylie Herman, 20, CJ Kopecki, 18, Melissa Marinheiro, 21, Jessica Rodriguez, 19, Ricardo Roche, 18, Heath Brames, 18, Rafael Rodriguez, 16, Juan Pablo Pineda, 15, Daniela Curbelo, 15, and Mallory Schleicher, 14.

Brames is seeded first in the 200-meter freestyle in 2:00.39. Other SOFLO top seeds are: Pineda, 100 breaststroke, 1:10.11; Curbelo, 200 butterfly, 2:26.33; Rafael Rodriguez, 200 butterfly, 2:06.77, 400 individual medley, 4:37.85 and 400 freestyle, 4:07.64; Roche, 200 backstroke, 2:12.36; Jennifer Rodriguez, 400 individual medley, 5:14.62; Juan Serna, 16, 100 freestyle, 54.75; Yannai Michael, 14, 200-meter breaststroke 2:38.57; and Marinheiro, 400 freestyle, 4:20.69.

IF YOU GO
What: Gulliver Summer Invitational

When: Friday-Sunday

Schedule: Friday, Session I, 5 p.m.; Saturday, Session II, 8:30 a.m.m Session III, one hour after Session II and warm-up, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Session IV, 10 a.m., Session V, one hour after Session IV and warm-up, 3 p.m.

Where: Gulliver Prep School, 6575 North Kendall Drive, Miami.

Of note: The meet, hosted by Gulliver Swim Club, is all timed finals. Admission is $6 per session. Heat sheets are free and available on line. Meet director is Jackson Leonard.

IF YOU GO
What: FIU Spring Long Course Invite

When: Saturday-Sunday

Schedule: Saturday, Session 1, 8:30 a.m.; Session II, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Session III, 8:30 a.m.; Session IV, 2 p.m.

Where: FIU Aquatic Center, FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st Street, North Miami.

Of note: The meet is timed finals. Admission is $3 per session. Heat sheets are $2 per session. Disability athletes should call 305-919-4549 or reddickc@fiu.edu. For questions call meet director Randy Horner at 504-615-7629 or email randychorner@yahoo.com.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
http://www.swim4soflo.com

SOFLO’s Grant, Porven, Mateus Brothers Win At Swim Miami; Schleicher 11th In 5K Junior Open Water Nationals Debut


By Sharon Robb

MIAMI, May 6, 2018–South Florida Aquatic Club distance swimmers were busy this past weekend.

At Swim Miami, Gina Grant, Giada Porven and Alejandro and Leonardo Mateus won Sunday off Miami Marine Stadium.

Grant, 20, won the Special Olympics one mile overall women’s title in 28:44.

Giada Porven, 10, won the 10-and-under one mile age group in 24:51.

Leonardo Mateus, 16, won the 15-16 one mile age group in 18:20, was third overall and second overall among boys. Alejandro Mateus, 12, won the 11-12 one mile age group in 19:29 and was 14th overall.

Oceane Peretti, 20, won the overall 10K title and women’s race in 1:58:05.45. She was the only swimmer to crack two hours for the 6.2-mile course. Andres Lares, 18, of Davie was second overall and first male finisher in 2:00:13.41.

In the 5K, Adrian Aguilar, 17, of Kendall won the overall title and men’s race in 56:59. Anna Montgomery, 17, of Fort Lauderdale won the women’s title and was sixth overall in 57:27.

In the one-mile race, Olivia Hernandez, 16, of Miami won the overall and women’s titles in 17:37. Miguel Cancel, 18, was top men’s finisher and second overall in 18:17.

Katrina Bellio, 13, of Toronto won the overall title in the 800-meter swim in 14:09.38 ahead of teammate Kenna Smallegange, 14, in 14:09.60. Michael Wang, 13, also of Toronto won the boys race in 14:28 and was third overall.

In other results:
5K, 40-44, 2. Evelyn Salama, 1:26:03
5K, 17-18, 5. Jennifer Rodriguez 1:13:52.
5K, 19-24, 5. Theodore Sandoval, 1:17:12.
1 Mile, 10-and-under, 1. Giada Porven, 24:51.43.
1-Mile, 11-12, 1. Alejandro Mateus, 19:29.45.
1-Mile, 15-16, 1. Leonardo Mateus 18:20.19
1-Mile, 11-12, 2. Gavin Sheyda, 22:19.06.
1-Mile, 65-69, 2. George Mersinger 29:59.10
1-Mile, 11-12, 3. Lucas Porven 22:24.35.
1-Mile, 15-16, 3. Lance Lesage 19:09.10
1-Mile, 17-18, 3. Luis Villanueva 19:25.20.
1 Mile, 11-12, 4. Anastasia Lutz, 24:47.66.
1-Mile, 15-16, 4. Brandon Moran 19:10.54.
1 Mile, 11-12, 5. Hartley Pitters-Hinds, 26:00.54
1 Mile Special Olympics, 1. Gina Grant, 28:44.56

Swim Miami is part of the South Florida Swim Series with proceeds benefitting the H20s Foundation.

USA SWIMMING 5K JUNIOR NATIONALS

TEMPE, ARIZ.—South Florida Aquatic Club’s Mallory Schleicher was 11th in her USA Swimming Women’s Junior 5K National Championships debut Saturday at Town Lake.

Schleicher finished 11th out of a field of 32 open water swimmers in 1 hour, 4 minutes and 31.37, 5.62 behind winner Denigan Mariah of Northern Ky. Clippers Swimming in 1:01.05.32.

Anna Auld of Delray Beach-based East Coast Aquatic Club was top Florida Gold Coast finisher placing third in 1:02:31.78, just 2.36 out of first place.

In his open water debut, Jackson Carlile of Fishers Area Swimming Tigers won a close race against Connor Hunt of Ridgefield Aquatic Club in 59:57.91, just two seconds ahead in 1:00:00.26. It was Carlile’s first-ever open water race. Only 10 boys were in the field. The top two boys and girls finishers qualified for the World Junior Championships.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
http://www.swim4soflo

SOFLO’s Mallory Schleicher Tunes Up For USA Swimming 5K Open Water Junior Nationals At IMR-IMX Challenge


By Sharon Robb

SUNRISE, May 2, 2018—Mallory Schleicher got in a little fine tuning for Saturday’s USA Swimming 5K Open Water Junior Nationals in Tempe (Ariz.) Town Lake at this past weekend’s IMR-IMX Challenge at Sunrise Civic Center Pool.

Schleicher, 14, one of the top open water swimmers on the South Florida circuit, won the 400-meter freestyle in 4:36.59 on opening night of the three-day meet.

Schleicher also won the 400-meter individual medley in a best time 5:16.46, dropping 5.27 seconds from her previous best. Teammate Kayla Cunningham, 15, was third in 5:28.20, also a best time, dropping 14.42.

Schleicher was second in the 100-meter freestyle in 1:03.71, another best time and time drop of 2.30 and second in the 200-meter backstroke in a best time 2:36.47, a 8.20 time drop. She was third in the 200-meter butterfly in a best time 2:34.92, dropping 2.25. She was fifth in the 200-meter breaststroke in a best time 3:01.04, dropping an impressive 13.28 seconds.

Also in the girls’ 400-meter freestyle, several SOFLO swimmers had some huge time drops. Natalia Sibug, 12, dropped 43.13 seconds in 5:32.70; Reagan Lowe, 12, dropped 29.94 in 5:32.69; Victoria Torres, 13, dropped 28.89 in 5:13.99; Mariann Catalasan, 12, dropped 18.25 in 5:32.78 and Alana Acevedo, 16, dropped 15.73 in 5:24.86. Two unattached SOFLO swimmers, JennaMarie Brames, 14, dropped 47.99 in 5:14.47 and Sally Golding, 14, dropped 30.49 in 5:09.89.

In the boys competition, SOFLO was led by Jonathan Lozano, the top finisher in the 200-meter freestyle. Lozano, 10, was second in the 12-and-under 200-meter freestyle in a best time 2:30.01.

FRIDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

400-meter freestyle:
1. Mallory Schleicher, SOFLO 4:36.59; SOFLO: 4. Kayla Cunningham 4:51.14, 7. Sarah Acevedo 4:54.62, 10. Alexis Christensen 4:58.68, time drop, 24. Sally Golding 5:09.89, time drop, 27. Victoria Torres 5:13.99, time drop, 28. JennaMarie Brames 5:14.47, 32. Alana Acevedo 5:24.86, 38. Reagan Lowe 5:32.69, 39. Natalia Sibug 5:32.70, 40. Mariann Catalasan 5:32.78, 41. Luna Delgado 5:35.28.

200-meter freestyle:
12-and-under, 1. Nicole Creed, CSSC 2:21.88; SOFLO: 9. Luna Delgado 2:39.58, time drop, 17. Giada Porven 2:45.41, 18. Kaitlyn Consuegra 2:45.65, time drop, 20. Sarah Vasquez 2:47.27, time drop, 21. Carleigh Schleicher 2:48.16, time drop, 25. Gabriella Lissa 2:53.14, 27. Leanne Sorensen 2:54.61, 29. Annie Schulze 3:02.17.

400-meter individual medley:
1. Mallory Schleicher, SOFLO 5:16.46, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Kayla Cunningham 5:28.20, time drop, 7. Sally Golding 5:44.27, 15. Jena Legaspi 6:01.18, 16. Victoria Torres 6:03.04, 19. Kailey Smith 6:18.01.

SATURDAY RESULTS

50-meter butterfly:
1. Jocelyn Ruiz, BMHG 30.58; SOFLO: 4. Kayla Cunningham 32.00, time drop, 11. JennaMarie Brames 33.89, time drop, 23. Mia Escudero 35.74, time drop, 27. Jena Legaspi 36.15.

100-meter butterfly:
1. Fatima Portillo, Azura 1:08.39; SOFLO: 11. Luna Delgado 1:17.03, time drop, 24. Alana Acevedo 1:23.30, 25. Giada Porven 1:23.68, time drop.

200-meter butterfly:
1. Jocelyn Ruiz, BMHG 2:27.23; SOFLO: 3. Mallory Schleicher 2:34.92, time drop, 4. Sarah Acevedo 2:36.70, 5. Sally Golding 2:51.23, 8. Jena Legaspi 2:55.43, time drop, 11. Luna Delgado 2:56.74, 13. Victoria Torres 2:59.91, 16. Kailey Smith 3:10.52, 17. Mia Escudero 3:10.85.

50-meter breaststroke:
1. Elisa Funes, Azura 35.84; SOFLO: 20. Mia Escudero 43.84, 30. Samantha Solis 45.48, time drop, 31. Ava Kuznik 45.65, time drop, 33. JennaMarie Brames 46.34, time drop, 46. Annie Schulze 49.72, time drop, 49. Gabriella Lissa 49.94, time drop, 52. Isabella Gomez 50.01, time drop.

100-meter breaststroke:
1. Elisa Funes, Azura 1:18.30; SOFLO: 5. Natalia Sibug 1:27.26, time drop, 11. Kayla Cunningham 1:31.29, time drop, 14. Kaitlyn Barrios 1:33.51, time drop, 17. Mariann Catalasan 1:34.05, time drop, 28. Alexis Christensen 1:37.11, time drop, 32. JennaMarie Brames 1:38.02, time drop, 33. Reagan Lowe 1:38.41, time drop, 36. Samantha Solis 1:39.22, time drop.

200-meter breaststroke:
1. Elisa Funes, Azura 2:46.84; SOFLO: 4. Victoria Torres 3:00.83, time drop, 5. Mallory Schleicher 3:01.04, 7. Sally Golding 3:02.59, time drop, 14. Kayla Cunningham 3:13.49, time drop, 20. Jena Legaspi 3:30.94, 21. Kailey Smith 3:31.75, time drop.

SUNDAY RESULTS

100-meter freestyle:
1. Elisa Funes, Azura 1:00.84; SOFLO: 2. Mallory Schleicher 1:03.71, time drop, 25. Luna Delgado 1:10.83, time drop, 26. Anastasia Lutz 1:11.22, time drop, 28. Alana Acevedo 1:11.53, 36. Mia Escudero 1:13.69, time drop, 48. Shayna Blitz 1:16.28, 56. Carleigh Schleicher 1:17.61, 59. Gabriella Lissa 1:18.52, time drop, 63.Leanne Sorensen 1:19.46, 72. Savini Subasingha 1:22.69, 76. Caterina Fogli 1:23.81.

200-meter individual medley:
1. Elisa Funes, Azura 2:28.90; SOFLO: 11. Sarah Acevedo 2:42.01, 13. Sally Golding 2:43.16, 16. Victoria Torres 2:45.68, time drop, 26. JennaMarie Brames 2:49.97, 27. Jena Legaspi 2:50.12, 28. Alexis Christensen 2:50.18, 32. Natalia Sibug 2:53.45, time drop, 40. Luna Delgado 2:55.42, time drop, 42. Kaitlyn Barrios 2:55.92, time drop, 43. Kailey Smith 2:56.58, time drop, 45. Reagan Lowe 2:58.26, time drop, 51. Giada Porven 3:02.32, 59. Anastasia Lutz 3:04.99, time drop.

50-meter backstroke:
1. Jocelyn Ruiz, BMHG 33.60; SOFLO: 13. Mia Escudero 39.80, 21. Shayna Blitz 40.95, time drop, 23. Leanne Sorensen 41.86, 32. Carleigh Schleicher 42.90, time drop, 43. Caterina Fogli 45.29, time drop, 55. Savini Subasingha 47.65, 56. Caitlin Nguyen 48.46, 57. Annie Schulze 48.70, time drop, 62. Alexandra Strong 49.61.

100-meter backstroke:
1. Solana Capalbo, Azura 1:08.32; SOFLO: 17. Alexis Christensen 1:21.65, time drop, 21. Reagan Lowe 1:22.86, time drop, 27. Natalia Sibug 1:24.30, 32. Anastasia Lutz 1:25.38, time drop, 34. Alana Acevedo 1:25.58, 35. Kaitlyn Barrios 1:25.70, 38. Luna Delgado 1:27.83, time drop, 39. Shayna Blitz 1:28.25, time drop, 40. Giada Porven 1:28.93, time drop, 43. Leanne Sorensen 1:30.39, 50. Sarah Vasquez 1:33.40, time drop.

200-meter backstroke:
1. Jocelyn Ruiz, BMHG 2:34.60; SOFLO: 2. Mallory Schleicher 2:36.47, time drop, 6. Jena Legaspi 2:44.58, 7. Sally Golding 2:44.97, 10. Sarah Acevedo 2:46.93, 11. JennaMarie Brames 2:50.26, 16. Kaitlyn Barrios 3:00.66, 17. Mia Escudero 3:02.43, 21. Victoria Torres 3:07.30.

200-meter freestyle:
1. Fatima Portillo, Azura 2:15.19; SOFLO: 10. Sally Golding 2:26.31, time drop, 14. JennaMarie Brames 2:28.21, time drop, 23. Jena Legaspi 2:35.08.

BOYS
FRIDAY RESULTS

400-meter freestyle:
1. Franco Lupoli, Azura 4:09.41; SOFLO: 13. Juan Colmenares 4:37.88, 21. Enrique Rodriguez 4:44.98, 23. Javier Roman 4:46.82, 27. Zackary Harris 4:48.35, time drop, 32. Alejandro Mateus 4:51.79, time drop, 34. Alex Golding 4:56.36, time drop, 35. Moises Rodriguez 4:56.69, 36. Alessandro Pereira 4:57.50, time drop, 40. Christian Tijero 4:58.47, 43. tie, Roberto Garrido 5:07, 43. Javier Colmenares 5:07, 48. Logan Gonzalez 5:08.97, time drop, 49. Lucas Porven 5:09.02, time drop, 51. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 5:15.16, 57. Samuel Bullen 5:21.76, 60. Gavin Sheyda 5:23.71, time drop, 63. Matthew Kim 5:39.03, time drop.

200-meter freestyle:
12-and-under, 1. Andres Teran Azura 2:27.20; SOFLO: 2. Jonathan Lozano 2:30.01, time drop, 5. Hashan Ekanayake 2:36.49, time drop, 7. Marvan Ekanayake 2:39.31, 15. Stefano Mazzi 2:56.19, 16. Juan Vallmitjana 2:56.31, 19. Benjamin Kim 2:57.92.

400-meter individual medley:
1. Ricardo Torres, Azura 4:44.91; SOFLO: 8. Javier Roman 5:10.41, 9. Enrique Rodriguez 5:17.97, time drop , 13. Moises Rodriguez 5:28.32, 18. Alejandro Mateus 5:36.98, 20. Logan Gonzalez 5:40.28, 21. Chris Vasquez 5:41.35, 22. Alex Golding 5:44.81, 25. Matthew Kim 6:07.93.

SATURDAY RESULTS

50-meter butterfly:
1. Steven Aimable, Azura 26.08; SOFLO: 17. Marcos Vazquez 30.15, 19. Ryan Alfonso 31.47, time drop, 32. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 33.78, 33. Logan Gonzalez 33.84, time drop, 54. Hashan Ekanayake 41.04, 68. Juan Vallmitjana 46.09, time drop, 70. Joseph-Blake Natino 47.40, time drop, 77. Alex Viazmetinov 50.95.

100-meter butterfly:
1. Steven Aimable, Azura 56.38; SOFLO: 9. Marcos Vazquez 1:07.40, time drop, 12. Juancamilo Rivero 1:08.60, time drop, 20. Christian Tijero 1:13.10, time drop, 21. Alessandro Pereira 1:13.32, time drop, 22. Lucas Porven 1:13.67, time drop, 27. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 1:16.07, 28. Aldo Zepeda 1:16.21, time drop, 31. Javier Colmenares 1:16.89, time drop, 39. Manuel Melendez 1:19.92, 48. Jonathan Lozano 1:25.32, time drop, 53. Stefano Mazzi 1:32.38, 54. Owen Smith 1:33.23, time drop, 55. Roberto Garrido 1:33.64, time drop, 62. Benjamin Kim 1:40.91, time drop.

200-meter butterfly:
1. Ricardo Torres, Azura 2:12.62; SOFLO: 7. John Paul Handal 2:24.35, 8. Enrique Rodriguez 2:28.14, 11. Javier Roman 2:31.13, 13. Juan Colmenares 2:32.35, 15. Alejandro Mateus 2:35.37, time drop, 16. Moises Rodriguez 2:36.55, 17. Zackary Harris 2:36.63, time drop, 22. Chris Vasquez 2:55.34, 24. Alex Golding 2:58.66, 25. Samuel Bullen 2:58.81, 27. Logan Gonzalez 3:06.67, 28. Matthew Kim 3:09.45.

50-meter breaststroke:
1. Steven Aimable, Azura 31.49; SOFLO: 16. Samuel Bullen 36.45, time drop, 18. John Paul Handal 36.64, time drop, 20. Juan Colmenares 36.77, time drop, 25. Juancamilo Rivero 38.29, 30. Marcos Vazquez 39.84, time drop, 34. Alex Golding 40.54, time drop, 35. Moises Rodriguez 40.89, 36. Javier Colmenares 41.13, 43. Ryan Alfonso 41.92, 60. Joseph-Blake Natino 48.43, time drop.

100-meter breaststroke:
1. Ricardo Torres, Azura 1:11.43; SOFLO: 5. John Paul Handal 1:18.05, time drop, 7. Logan Gonzalez 1:19.91, time drop, 15. Alessandro Pereira 1:25, time drop, 17. Javier Colmenares 1:27.17, 22. Lucas Porven 1:31.21, time drop, 23. Christian Tijero 1:31.53, time drop, 24. Aldo Zepeda 1:33.94, time drop, 32. Jonathan Lozano 1:38.05, time drop, 39. Stefano Mazzi 1:41.19, 42. Benjamin Kim 1:42.64, time drop, 45. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 1:43.42, 50. Roberto Garrido 1:48.41.

200-meter breaststroke:
1. Brandon Moran, Azura 2:29.39; SOFLO: 5. Javier Roman 2:43.14, 9. Juan Colmenares 2:50.35, time drop, 11. Enrique Rodriguez 2:50.74, time drop, 15. Samuel Bullen 2:56.75, time drop, 17. Zackary Harris 2:58.11, 22. Alex Golding 3:01.57, time drop, 25. Alejandro Mateus 3:05.14, 29. Moises Rodriguez 3:08.06, 33. Matthew Kim 3:16.74, time drop, 36. Chris Vasquez 3:19.47, time drop.

SUNDAY RESULTS

100-meter freestyle:
1. Pedro Chiancone, Azura 52.48; SOFLO: 38. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 1:06.19, time drop, 42. Javier Colmenares 1:08.62, 56. Stefano Mazzi 1:17.22, time drop, 62. Owen Smith 1:19.51, time drop, 63. Juan Vallmitjana 1:20.17, time drop.

200-meter individual medley:
1. Ricardo Torres, Azura 2:13.29; SOFLO: 7. Enrique Rodriguez 2:28.75, time drop, 9. Juan Colmenares 2:28.86, 18. Zackary Harris 2:33.49, time drop, 19. Marcos Vazquez 2:34.74, 20. Alejandro Mateus 2:35.13, 21. Moises Rodriguez 2:35.32, time drop, 26. Logan Gonzalez 2:37.68, time drop, 27. Mark Andre De Gracia 2:38.30, 28. Alessandro Pereira 2:38.82, time drop, 30. Christian Tijero 2:39.21, time drop, 34. Alex Golding 2:40.55, 36. Chris Vasquez 2:43.20, 38. Aldo Zepeda 2:44.87, time drop, 40. Lucas Porven 2:45.62, time drop, 42. Javier Colmenares 2:47.23, 45. Samuel Bullen 2:48.87, time drop, 47. Manuel Melendez 2:49.03, 49. Jonathan Lozano 2:50.85, time drop, 50. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 2:51.30, 51. Matthew Kim 2:52.24, time drop, 64. Gavin Sheyda 3:06.21, time drop.

50-meter backstroke:
1. Steven Aimable, Azura 29.28; SOFLO: 6. Juan Colmenares 32.00, time drop, 8. Marcos Vazquez 32.53, time drop, 9. Moises Rodriguez 32.74, time drop, 18. Samuel Bullen 35.26, time drop, 21. Alex Golding 36.03, 32. Marvan Ekanayake 39.42, time drop, 34. Hashan Ekanayake 40.64, time drop, 47. Gavin Sheyda 44.03, time drop, 58. Juan Vallmitjana 47.27, 63. Joseph-Blake Natino 48.21.

100-meter backstroke:
1. Aaron Granadeno, Azura 1:04.26; SOFLO: 10. Logan Gonzalez 1:13.84, time drop, 11. Marcos Vazquez 1:14.51, 12. Manuel Melendez 1:14.93, 14. Aldo Zepeda 1:16.14, time drop, 16. Christian Tijero 1:16.61, time drop, 22. Alessandro Pereira 1:18.83, 24. Javier Colmenares 1:19.73, time drop, 25. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 1:20.01, 31. Jonathan Lozano 1:22.49, time drop, 32. Lucas Porven 1:22.73, time drop, 4. Marvan Ekanayake 1:24.47, 39. Stefano Mazzi 1:27.56, 40. Hashan Ekanayake 1:27.66, time drop, 46. Benjamin Kim 1:32.89, time drop.

200-meter backstroke:
1. Juan Zapata, Azura 2:18.39; SOFLO: 5. Juan Colmenares 2:29.72, time drop, 6. Enrique Rodriguez 2:30.15, time drop, 10. Alejandro Mateus 2:36.13, 13. Javier Roman 2:37.43, 14. Zackary Harris 2:39.87, 18. Alex Golding 2:43.66, 20. Mark Andre De Gracia 2:48.58, 21. Chris Vasquez 2:50.41, 22. Jonathan Lozano 2:52.70, 23. Samuel Bullen 2:53.36, 24. Matthew Kim 2:53.49, time drop.

200-meter freestyle:
1. Andres Lares, Azura 1:57.44; SOFLO: 13. Javier Roman 2:14.34, 20. Moises Rodriguez 2:18.71, time drop, 26. Logan Gonzalez 2:24.75, time drop, 27. Aldo Zepeda 2:25.00, time drop, 30. Manuel Melendez 2:26.92.

JON OLSEN GOLD MEDAL INVITE

SOFLO’s Sofia and Sabrina Osorio competed in the Jon Olsen Gold Medal Invitational this past weekend at Ron Levy Aquatic Center in Islamorada. The three-day meet featured 383 swimmers from 14 teams.

Sabrina Osorio had the best finish, placing seventh in the 50-meter breaststroke in 39.69. In other SOFLO results:

400-meter freestyle: 14. Sofia Osorio, 13, 5:17.84; 15. Sabrina Osorio, 13, 5:17.93.

50-meter breaststroke: 37. Sofia Osorio, 46.31.

100-meter backstroke: 27. Sofia Osorio 1:19.61; 47. Sabrina Osorio 1:26.90.

50-meter butterfly: 37. Sofia Osorio 35.55.

100-meter freestyle: 39. Sabrina Osorio 1:10.68.

50-meter backstroke: 13. Sofia Osorio 36.18.

100-meter butterfly: 38. Sofia Osorio 1:21.21; 47. Sabrina Osorio 1:25.85.

50-meter freestyle: 47. Sabrina Osorio 33.17; 54. Sofia Osorio 34.27.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com.
http://www.swim4soflo.com