Handal, DiSalvo, Rossi Lead SOFLO At XX FLA International Cup


By Sharon Robb

PEMBROKE PINES, June 26, 2018—John Paul Handal, Fiorella Di Salvo and Nicolas Rossi were top finishers for South Florida Aquatic Club at the XX FLA International Cup at Academic Village Swimming Pool.

Handal, 15, won the 200-meter butterfly in a best time 2:21.80. He shaved 2.55 seconds off his previous best of 2:24.35. Handal finished with 15 points in high point and was SOFLO’s lone individual champion.

Handal was also ninth in the 100-meter breaststroke in a best time 1:16.95, dropping 1.10 seconds off his previous best. He was eighth in the 50-meter butterfly in 29.75.

Di Salvo, 10, was the only SOFLO swimmer in the Top 10 of high point finishing with 22 points in the 10-and-under age group category.

Di Salvo’s best finish was second place in the 400-meter freestyle in a best time 5:29.16, dropping 6.85 seconds off her previous best. She had four best times in the five events she swam. She had third, fourth, fifth and sixth place finishes.

Also in the 400-meter freestyle, Nicolas Rossi, 15, finished fourth in 4:31.92 and earned 15 points.

Juancamilo Rivero, 15, was fifth in the 200-meter butterfly in a best time 2:34.09, dropping 14.90. He was ninth in the 50-meter butterfly in 30.90. He earned five points.

Other Top 10 SOFLO finishers:

Ruth Kauffman, 15, 200-meter backstroke, sixth, 2:54.20, time drop 6.86, three points.

Sofia Gonzalez, 12, 50-meter breaststroke, sixth, 41.70; 200-meter backstroke, seventh, 2:53.78, time drop 5.83; 100-meter breaststroke, eighth, 1:31.53, six points.

Manuel Melendez, 14, 50-meter backstroke, seventh, 33.83; 50-meter breaststroke, seventh 36.96, four points.

Nicolas Munoz, 15, 50-meter backstroke, eighth 32.37, five points.

Matthew Kim, 13, 200-meter breaststroke, eighth, 3:07.76, time drop 8.79, one point.

Reagan Lowe, 12, 200-meter backstroke, eighth, 2:54.02; 100-meter freestyle, ninth 1:10.06, time drop 1.62, 11 points.

Stefano Mazzi, 10, 50-meter butterfly, eighth, 41.96; 200-meter backstroke, 3:10.88, eight points.

Matt McVeigh, 10, 50-meter breaststroke, fifth, 49.66; 50-meter backstroke, ninth, 45.06, one point.

Anastasia Lutz, 11, 200-meter freestyle, ninth, 2:14.17.

Caterina Fogli, 10, 50-meter butterfly, ninth, 46.98.

Marcos Vazquez, 15, 100-meter backstroke, ninth, 1:10.21, time drop 1.54; 100-meter butterfly, tenth, 1:06.44, time drop 0.96.

Alessio Mazzi, 11, 200-meter backstroke, tenth, 3:22.64.

Pilar Duranti, 10, 50-meter butterfly, tenth, 46.99, time drop 0.51.

Sophia Bedoya, 15, 50-meter breaststroke, tenth 43.43.

Marvan Ekanayake, 11, 200-meter backstroke, fifth, 2:56.01; 50-meter backstroke, ninth, 38.89, four points.

Hashan Ekanayake, 11, 200-meter backstroke, seventh, 2:56.56; 200-meter freestyle, tenth, 2:38.38, five points.

Joseph-Blake Natino, 9, 100-meter backstroke, ninth, 1:40.81, time drop 3.92.

Preston Feldman, 10, 100-meter backstroke, tenth, 1:41.23.

As expected, Gator Swim Club won the combined and men team titles. Gator Swim Club finished with 1,070 points and Aiken-Augusta was second with 1,004. SOFLO was 12th with 160 points.

Gator Swim Club won the men’s team title with 689. Aiken-Augusta was second with 397. SOFLO was 11th with 76 points.

Aiken-Augusta won the women’s team title with 503. Gator Swim Club was second witgh 381. SOFLO was tenth with 84 points.

COMBINED TEAM TOTALS: 1. Gator Swim Club 1,070, 2. Aiken-Augusta 1,004, 3. Southwest Stars 644.5, 4. Eagle Aquatics 514, 5. YMCA of South Florida 468, 12. South Florida Aquatic Club 160.

MEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Gator Swim Club 689, 2. Aiken-Augsta 397, 3. Southwest Stars 310, 4. City of Miami Parks 234, 5. Heritage Aquatic Team, 11. South Florida Aquatic Club 76.

WOMEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Aiken-Augusta 503, 2. Gator Swim Club 381, 3. Eagle Aquatics 370, 4. Southwest Stars 334.5, 5. YMCA of South Florida 283, 10. South Florida Aquatic Club 84.

HIGH POINT GIRLS: 10-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzano, EA 101, 8. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 22; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 168; 13-14, 1. Athena Meneses Kovacs, EA 98; 15-16, 1. Anna Summers, Aiken-Augusta 115; 17-and-over, 1. Annabella Boardman, Southwest Stars 55.

HIGH POINT BOYS: 10-and-under, 1. Farouk Musa, HAT 110; 11-12, 1. Landon Kyser, HAT 97; 13-14, 1. Matvey Ivanov, Gator Swim Club 88; 15-16, 1. Matthew McDonald, Gator Swim Club 77; 17-and-over, 1. Robinson Molina, Westminster Academy 56.

200-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzano, EA 2:28.26; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 2:14.41; SOFLO: 9. Anastasia Lutz 2:41.17.

400-meter freestyle:
13-14, 1. Amy Riordan, ASL 4:39.36; 15-16, 1. Anna Summers, ASL 4:43.59; 17-and-over, 1. Ashley Williamson, ASL 4:40.50.

200-meter butterfly:
12-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzano, EA 2:51.88; 13-14, 1. Amy Riordan, ASL 2:41.92; 15-16, 1. Ava Bartolomei, STAR 2:33.22; 17-and-over, None.

50-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Tania Mantilla, YSF 37.90; SOFLO: 5. Fiorella Di Salvo 41.93, time drop 1.15; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 31.50; 13-14, 1. Athena Meneses Kovacs, EA 30.63; 15-16, 1. Anna Summers, ASL 32.79; 17-and-over, 1. Melannie Vargas, GPA 31.88.

100-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Izabella Gonzalez, YSF 1:41.11; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 1:23.11; SOFLO: 8. Sofia Gonzalez 1:31.53; 13-14, 1. Rachel Yordi, OSC 1:22.86; 15-16, 1. Caitlyn Harney, STAR 1:23.34; 17-and-over, 1. Annabella Boardman, STAR 1:18.88.

50-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Tania Mantilla, YSF 35.83; SOFLO: 6. Fiorella DiSalvo 39.37, time drop 1.03, 9. Caterina Fogli 46.98, 10. Pilar Duranti 46.99, time drop 0.51; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 29.67; 13-14, 1. Athena Meneses Kovacs 28.89; 15-16, 1. Anna Summers, ASL 30.50; 17-and-over, 1. Letizia Bertelli, GPA 29.48.

200-meter backstroke:
12-and-under, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 2:28.82; SOFLO: 7. Sofia Gonzalez 2:53.78, time drop 5.83, 8. Reagan Lowe 2:54.02; 13-14, 1. Athena Meneses Kovacs, EA 2:21.31; 15-16, 1. Anna Summers, ASL 2:31.70; SOFLO: 6. Ruth Kauffman 2:54.20, time drop 6.86; 17-and-over, 1. Melannie Vargas, GPA 2:31.20.

100-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzano, EA 1:06.62; SOFLO: 4. Fiorella DiSalvo 1:14.80, time drop 5.24; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 1:01.59; SOFLO: 9. Reagan Lowe 1:10.06, time drop 1.62; 13-14, 1. Athena Meneses Kovacs, EA 59.05; 15-16, 1. Alexa Cecchi, MV 1:00.69; 17-and-over, 1. Letizia Bertelli, GPA 1:00.60.

200-meter freestyle relay:
12-and-under, 1. Delfines Del Naco 2:06.87, 2. SOFLO A 2:12.13, 3. SOFLO B 2:26.71; 14-and-under, 1. Aiken-Augusta 1:57.62; Open, 1. Aiken-Augusta 1:58.22.

50-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Valentina Foster, Unattached 44.56; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 37.51; SOFLO: 6. Sofia Gonzalez 41.70; 13-14, 1. Rachel Yordi, OSC 37.66; 15-16, 1. Emmy Higgins, BGSC 38.64; SOFLO: 10. Sophia Bedoya 43.43; 17-and-over, 1. Nicole Hunnewell, GPA 36.52.

100-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzano, EA 1:19.43; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 1:08.49; 13-14, 1. Athena Meneses Kovacs, EA 1:05.60; 15-16, 1. Anna Summers, ASL 1:11.05; 17-and-over, 1. Melannie Vargas, GPA 1:22.41.

100-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzano, EA 1:17.71; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 1:07.03; 13-14, 1. Athena Meneses Kovacs, EA 1:02.68; 15-16 1. Anna Summers, ASL 1:10.98; 17-and-over, 1. Letizia Bertelli, GPA 1:05.30.

200-meter breaststroke:
12-and-under, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 3:02.99; 13-14, 1. Rachel Yordi, OSC 3:01.06; 15-16, 1. Caitlyn Harney, STAR 2:58.55; 17-and-over, 1. Daniela Kim, YSF 2:48.99.

50-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Tania Mantilla, YSF 32.11; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 28.62; 13-14, 1. Athena Meneses Kovacs, EA 27.32; 15-16, 1. Alexa Cecchi, MVAC 28.35; 17-and-over, 1. Helina Reyes, LACES 29.31.

BOYS

200-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Farouk Musa, HAT 2:31.45; 11-12, 1. Kaii Winkler, EA 2:12.42; SOFLO: 10. Hashan Ekanayake 2:38.38, 11. Marvan Ekanayake 2:43.77.

400-meter freestyle:
13-14, 1. Matvey Ivanov, BGSC 4:26.57; 15-16, 1. Sasha Shashkov, BGSC 4:22.74; SOFLO: 4. Nicolas Rossi 4:31.92; 17-and-over, 1. Andrew Matejka, BGSC 4:09.03.

200-meter butterfly:
12-and-under, Kaii Winkler EA 2:38.25; 13-14, 1. Matvey Ivanov, BGSC 2:21.68; 15-16, 1. John Paul Handal, SOFLO 2:21.80, time drop 2.55; SOFLO: 5. Juancamilo Rivero 2:34.09, time drop 14.90; 17-and-over, 1. Christopher Trinidad, NACO 2:16.36.

50-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Andy Serrano-Pena, CM 37.39; SOFLO: 9. Matt McVeigh 45.06, 14. Joseph-Blake Natino 47.03, 15. Matthew Jimenez 47.17, 22. Preston Feldman 49.52, 27. Mathias Galarraga 53.64; 11-12, 1. Landon Kyser, HAT 31.39; SOFLO: 9. Marvan Ekanayake 38.89, 12. Hashan Ekanayake 40.83; 13-14, 1. Ethan Sido, STAR 31.17; SOFLO: 7. Manuel Melendez 33.83, 14. Matthew Kim 35.96, time drop 2.73; 15-16, 1. Matthew McDonald, BGSC 29.54; SOFLO: 8. Nicolas Munoz 32.37; 17-and-over, 1. Robinson Molina, WA 26.73.

100-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Joshua Barreto, OSC 1:30.92; 11-12, 1. Michael Yang, BGSC 1:21.33; 13-14, 1. Kevin Jiang, BGSC 1:13.61; SOFLO: 12. Manuel Melendez 1:12.08, time drop 0.68; 15-16, 1. Andy Rogatinsky, PST 1:12.77; SOFLO: 9. John Paul Handal 1:16.95, time drop 1.10; 17-and-over, 1. Davion Conley, WA 1:08.06.

50-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Carlos Viada-Coroba, CM 36.12; SOFLO: 8. Stefano Mazzi 41.96; 11-12, 1. Kaii Winkler, EA 29.88; 13-14, 1. Nikita Efimov, OSC 28.59; 15-16, 1. Matthew McDonald, BGSC 26.77; SOFLO: 8. John Paul Handal 29.75, 9. Juancamilo Rivero 30.90; 17-and-over, 1. Mark Anthony Beckles, FFSC 26.39.

200-meter backstroke:
12-and-under, 1. Landon Kyser, HAT 2:28.55; SOFLO: 5. Marvan Ekanayake 2:56.01, 7. Hashan Ekanayake 2:56.56, 9. Stefano Mazzi 3:10.88, 10. Alessio Mazzi 3:22.64; 13-14, 1. Caleb Maldari, BGSC 2:19.64; 15-16, 1. Jack D’Avi, YSF 2:21.72; 17-and-over, 1. Drew Dickson, WA 2:20.94.

100-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Farouk Musa, HAT 1:10.77; 11-12, 1. Nicholas Cecchi, STAR 1:00.77; 13-14, 1. Joshua Justin, WA 51.95; 15-16, 1. Manuel Lopez, Unattached 55.93; 17-and-over, 1. Robinson Molina, WA 51.95.

200-meter freestyle relay:
14-and-under, 1. Delfines Del Naco 1:52.09; Open, 1. Westminster Academy 1:39.68.

50-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Joshua Barreto, OSC 42.04; SOFLO: 5. Matt McVeigh 49.66; 11-12, 1. Nicholas Cecchi, STAR 37.62; 13-14, 1. Nikita Efimov, OSC 33.73; SOFLO: 7. Manuel Melendez 36.96; 15-16, 1. Andy Rogatinsky, PST 32.56; 17-and-over, 1. Davion Conley, WA 29.72.

100-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Farouk Musa, HAT 1:19.58; SOFLO: 9. Joseph-Blake Natino 1:40.81, time drop 3.92, 10. Preston Feldman 1:41.23; 11-12, 1. Nicholas Cecchi, STAR 1:07.82; SOFLO: 11. Marvan Ekanayake 1:24.50; 13-14, 1. Caleb Maldari, BGSC 1:04.22; 15-16, 1. Matthew McDonald. BGSC 1:05.32; SOFLO: 9. Marcos Vazquez 1:10.21, time drop 1.54; 17-and-over, 1. Robinson Molina, WA 57.76.

100-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Carlos Viada-Coroba, C 1:21.52; 11-12, 1. Kaii Winkler, EA 1:06.23; 13-14, 1. Nikita Efimov, OSC 1:02.09; 15-16, 1. Matthew McDonald, BGSC 1:02.29; SOFLO: 10. Marcos Vazquez 1:06.44, time drop 0.96; 17-and-over, 1. Christopher Trinidad, NACO 57.85.

200-meter breaststroke:
12-and-under, 1. Michael Yang, BGSC 2:55.43; 13-14, 1. Andy Wei, BGSC 2:43.06; SOFLO: 8. Matthew Kim 3:07.76, time drop 8.79; 15-16, 1. Ty Hoffman, BGSC 2:41.76; 17-and-over, 1. Mike Jeschke, ASL 2:33.82.

50-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Farouk Musa, HAT 33.04; 11-12, 1. Landon Kyser, HAT 27.92; 13-14, 1. Cesar Alvarez, NACO 26.99; 15-16, 1. Reid Chafin, ASL 25.79; 17-and-over, 1. Robinson Molina, WA 24.03.

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

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Schleicher, Rojas Lead SOFLO On Final Day Of Bolles TYR Summer Classic; SOFLO Girls Finish Seventh


By Sharon Robb

JACKSONVILLE, June 25, 2018—Marc Rojas and Mallory Schleicher led South Florida Aquatic Club on the final day of the Bolles School Sharks TYR Summer Classic Sunday at the Sharks’ pool.

Rojas, 24, ended up swimming the breaststroke events. After winning the 100 breaststroke on Saturday in 1:06.86, Rojas came back and took the 200 breaststroke on the final day in 2:27.09. Rojas finished with 40 points.

Schleicher, 14, finished with three second places, one third place, one fourth place, one fifth place, three seventh places and one eighth to total 91 points in high point.

On Sunday, she was second in the 100-meter freestyle in a best time 1:01.41 with a time drop of 2.30, second in the 200-meter breaststroke in a best time 1:01.41 with a time drop of 2.30 and seventh in the 200-meter backstroke in 2:31.44

Other top SOFLO finishers were:

Javier Roman, 14, 200-meter breaststroke, second 2:36.21. He finished with 42 points.

Paige Lane, 15, 100-meter freestyle, third, 1:00.35. She finished with 58 points.

Moises Rodriguez, 13, 200-meter backstroke, fifth, 2:23.79. He finished with 21 points.

Kayla Cunningham, 15, 200-meter backstroke, sixth, 2:34.19. She finished with 72 points.

Juan Colmenares, 14, 100-meter freestyle, seventh, 58.34; 200-meter backstroke, 12th, 2:25.84. He finished with 44 points.

Rafael Rodriguez, 16, 100-meter freestyle, eighth, 56.51. He finished with 93 points.

Robert Wilson, 15, 100-meter freestyle, 12th, 57.97. He finished with 30 points.

Host Bolles won the men’s team title with 2,091.5 points. Old Dominion Aquatic Club was runner-up with 1,126.5 points. SOFLO was 11th with 186 points with Rafael Rodriguez accounting for 93 points.

SwimAtlanta won the women’s team title with 1,943.5 points. Bolles was runner-up with 1,523.5. SOFLO was seventh with 163 points with Schleicher accounting for 91 points.

SUNDAY RESULTS

MEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Bolles 2,091.5, 2. Old Dominion 1,126.5, 3. Swim Atlanta 1,031.5, 4. Nova of Virginia Aquatics 500.5, 5. Logghead 479, 6. Planet Swim 258, 7. CBS Islanders 253, 8. Unattached 223, 9. YMCA Columbia 192, 10. Unattached Bolles 191, 11. South Florida Aquatic Club 186.

WOMEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Swim Atlanta 1,943.5, 2. Bolles 1,523.5, 3. Loggerhead 825, 4. Old Dominion 651, 5. Planet Swim 540, 6. Nova of Virginia Aquatics 529.5, 7. South Florida Aquatic Club 163, 8. Ohio State Swim Club 133, 9. YMCA Columbia 129, 10. Unattached 116.

GIRLS

50-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Caroline Gavin, LA 38.89; 11-12, 1. Sadie Clayton, SA 32.16.

50-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Caroline Gavin, LA 35.98; 11-12, 1. Sadie Clayton, SA 31.21.

50-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Victoria Bonev, LA 45.62; 11-12, 1. Savannah Branon, Bolles 36.84.

100-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Monica DiGaetani, BAC 1:14.77; 11-12, 1. Sadie Clayton, SA 1:02.56.

200-meter butterfly:
11-12, 1. Emma Morris, SA 2:52.83.

200-meter backstroke:
13-14, 1. Jessica Parish, SA 2:19.44; SOFLO: 7. Mallory Schleicher 2:31.44; 15-16, 1. Elise Fong, Bolles 2:26.38; SOFLO: 6. Kayla Cunningham 2:34.19; 17-and-over, 1. Kate Alexy, SHY 2:29.47.

100-meter freestyle:
13-14, 1. Brooke Arnold, LA 59.76; SOFLO: 2. Mallory Schleicher 1:01.41, time drop 2.30; 15-16, 1. Adair Sand, Bolles 59.87; SOFLO: 3. Paige Lane 1:00.35; 17-and-over, 1. Kathryn Saurborn, PSA 59.23.

200-meter breaststroke:
13-14, 1. Brooke Arnold, LA 59.76; SOFLO: 2. Mallory Schleicher 1:01.41, time drop 2.30; 15-16, 1. Olivia Peoples, Bolles 2:43.50; 17-and-over, 1. Marianne Allard, SA 2:45.64.

1500-meter freestyle:
13-and-over, 1. Leah DeGeoge, Bolles 17:11.76; SOFLO: 13. Emma Twombly 20:58.92.

BOYS

50-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Walter Kueffer, Bolles 36.70; 11-12, 1. Jay Gerloff, ODAC 31.56.

50-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Antoine Destang, Unattached 31.78; 11-12, 1. Jake Stout, SA 31.80.

50-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Louis Joos, Bolles 40.68; 11-12, 1. Wyatt Porch, Bolles 36.44.

100-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Antoine Destang, Unattached 1:06.79; 11-12, 1. Jay Gerloff, ODAC 1:03.38.

200-meter butterfly:
11-12, 1. Jake Stout, SA 2:36.61.

200-meter backstroke:
13-14, 1. Tyler Schroeder, SA 2:15.67; SOFLO: 5. Moises Rodriguez 2:23.79, 12. Juan Colmenares 2:25.84; 15-16, 1. Holden Raffin, MSC 2:12.59; 17-and-over, 1. Jared Zhang, SOLO 2:14.85.

100-meter freestyle:
13-14, 1. Tyler Schroeder, SA 55.15; SOFLO: 7. Juan Colmenares 58.34; 15-16, 1. Jack Alexy, SHY 52.64; SOFLO: 8. Rafael Rodriguez 56.51, 12. Robert Wilson 57.97; 17-and-over, 1. Dillon Hillis, Bolles 54.65.

200-meter breaststroke:
13-14, 1. Harry Herrera, CRIM 2:30.50; SOFLO: 2. Javier Roman 2:36.21; 15-16, 1. Paul DeGrado, Bolles 2:29.00; 17-and-over, 1. Marc Rojas, SOFLO 2:27.09.

1500-meter freestyle:
13-and-over, 1. Rafael Ponce de Leon, Bolles 16:37.50.

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

SOFLO’s Rojas, Cunningham Win On Day Three Of Bolles TYR Summer Classic


By Sharon Robb

JACKSONVILLE, June 23, 2018—Marc Rojas and Kayla Cunningham led South Florida Aquatic Club on Day Three of the Bolles School Sharks TYR Summer Classic.

Rojas, 24, won the 100-meter breaststroke by 1/100ths of a second in 1:06.86 ahead of Bolles 17-year-old junior national champion and University of Florida-bound Dillon Hillis in 1:06.87. Rojas, who represents the Dominican Republic internationally, went 1:06.69 in prelims.

Cunningham, 15, won the 17-and-over 400-meter individual medley in 5:19.04. Cunningham was also fifth in the 200-meter butterfly in 2:30.34. She has 59 points for high point.

Mallory Schleicher, 14, was third in the 200-meter butterfly in a best time of 2:31.45, dropping 3.28 seconds off her previous best. She has 62 points in high point.

Rafael Rodriguez, 16, was second in the 200-meter butterfly in 2:09.72 just behind Bolles Jack Van Deusen in 2:09.67 and second in the 400-meter individual medley in 4:50.43.

Other top nine SOFLO finishers were:

Paige Lane, 200-meter freestyle, ninth, 2:11.13.

Javier Roman, 100-meter breaststroke, ninth, 1:13.70.

The four-day meet concludes Sunday with three sessions.

SATURDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

200-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Sydney Cronin, LA 2:40.58; 11-12, 1. Sydney Starnes, SA 2:17.88; 13-14, 1. Brooke Arnold, LA 2:09.15; 15-16, 1. Leah DeGeorge, Bolles 2:08.02; SOFLO: 9. Paige Lane, 2:11.13; 17-and-over, 1. Kensey McMahon, Bolles 2:06.25.

200-meter butterfly:
13-14, 1. Zoe Dixon, NOVA 2:19.63; SOFLO: 3. Mallory Schleicher 2:31.45, time drop 3.28; 15-16, 1. Caroline Irwin, SA 2:19.64; SOFLO: 5. Kayla Cunningham 2:30.34; 17-and-over, 1. Kensey McMahn, Bolles 2:22.32.

100-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Caroline Gavin, LA 1:23.63; 11-12, 1. Sadie Clayton, Sa 1:11.32.

100-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Sydney Cronin, LA 1:33.26; 11-12, 1. Savannah Branon, Bolles 1:20.75; 13-14, 1. Caroline Gray, NOVA 1:18.88; 15-16, 1. Olivia Peoples, Bolles 1:16.36; 17-and-over, 1. Marianne Allard, SA 1:16.31.

400-meter individual medley:
12-and-under, 1. Sydney Starnes, SA 5:24.87; 13-14, 1. Zoe Dixon, NOVA 4:55.36; 15-16, 1. Kayla Cunningham, SOFLO 5:19.04; 17-and-over, 1. Ashley Neas, SA 5:09.86.

BOYS

200-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Antoine Destang, Unattached 2:25.52; 11-12, 1. Jay Gerloff, ODAC 2:18.74; 13-14, 1. Charlie Stout, SA 1:59.40; 15-16, 1. Jack Alexy, SHY 1:59.09; SOFLO: 16. Robert Wilson 2:14.10; 17-and-over, 1. Dakota Mahaffey, Bolles 1:55.64.

200-meter butterfly:
13-14, Tyler Schroeder, SA 2:15.07; SOFLO: 14. Moises Rodriguez 2:28.75, time drop 7.80; 15-16, 1. Jack Van Deusen, Bolles 2:09.67; SOFLO: 2. Rafael Rodriguez 2:09.72; 17-and-over, 1. Caleb Mauldin, ODAC 2:05.42.

100-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Antoine Destang, Unattached 1:13.37; 11-12, 1. Jake Stout, SA 1:09.39.

100-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Louis Joos, Bolles 1:30.57; 11-12, 1. Wyatt Porch, Bolles 1:19.56; 13-14, 1. Harry Herrera, CRIM 1:10.32; SOFLO: 9. Javier Roman 1:13.70; 15-16, 1. Paul DeGrado, BSS 1:08.13; 17-and-over, 1. Marc Rojas, SOFLO 1:06.86.

400-meter individual medley:
12-and-under, 1. Simeon Prosinski, LA 5:32.88; 13-14, 1. Harry Herrera, CRIM 4:54.49; SOFLO: 10. Javier Roman 5:05.18; 15-16, 1. Jack Van Deusen, Bolles 4:41.47; SOFLO: 2. Rafael Rodrigues 4:50.43; 17-and-over, 1. Alexander Petty, LSS 4:47.19.

IF YOU GO

What: Bolles TYR Summer Classic Long Course Meet.

When: Sunday.
Schedule: Sunday, prelims 8 a.m., timed finals, 11:30 a.m., finals 5 p.m.

Where: Uible Pool, The Bolles School, 7400 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville.

Of note: The closed meet is hosted by the Bolles School Sharks. Timed finals for 12-and-unders and prelims and finals for 13-and-over swimmers. Heat sheets are available at http://www.bollesswimming.org and http://www.floridaswimming.org.

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

Schleicher, Lane, Rodriguez, Colmenares Among SOFLO Top Finishers On Day Two Of Bolles TYR Summer Classic


By Sharon Robb

JACKSONVILLE, June 22, 2018—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers got in some good racing against quality swimmers on Day Two of the Bolles School Sharks TYR Summer Classic.

For the second day in a row, Mallory Schleicher, 14, was SOFLO’s top finisher, placing second in the 200-meter individual medley in a best time 2:29.83 with a time drop of 3.85.

Schleicher was also seventh in the 100-meter butterfly in a best time 1:10.48 with a time drop of 2.03. She has 46 points in high point.

Paige Lane, 15, was fifth in the 400-meter freestyle in 4:38.10, seventh int he 100-meter butterfly in 1:07.57 and tenth in the 50-meter freestyle in 28.76. Lane has 33 points.

Rafael Rodriguez, 16, was third in the 400-meter freestyle in 4:17.59 and fourth in the 200-meter individual medley in 2:16.50. Rodriguez has 48 points.

Juan Colmenares 14, was fourth in the 100-meter butterfly in 1:03.48 and seventh in the 100-meter backstroke in 1:06.63. He has 27 points.

Other top nine SOFLO finishers were:

Kayla Cunningham, 15, sixth, 100-meter backstroke, 1:10.58; seventh, 200-meter individual medley, 2:35.26. She has 25 points.

Robert Wilson, 15, eighth, 50-meter freestyle, 26.37. He has 24 points.

Javier Roman, 14, ninth, 200-meter individual medley, 2:23.10. He has nine points.

The four-day meet continues Saturday with three sessions.

FRIDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

50-meter freestyle:
13-14, 1. Jessica Parish, SA 28.04; 15-16, 1. Caroline Khan, SA 27.91; SOFLO: 10. Paige Lane 28.76; 17-and-over, 1. Kathryn Saurborn, PSA 27.08.

200-meter individual medley:
8-and-under, 1. Mailyn Price, OSSC 3:31.87; 9-10, 1. Caroline Gavin, LA 2:59.24; 11-12, 1. Sadie Clayton, SA 2:33.40; 13-14, 1. Sara Sotler, PSA 2:26.47; SOFLO: 2. Mallory Schleicher 2:29.83, time drop 3.85; 15-16, 1. Sasha Ramey, Bolles 2:27.40; SOFLO: 7. Kayla Cunningham 2:35.26; 17-and-over, 1. Kensey McMahon, Bolles 2:25.14,

100-meter backstroke:
8-and-under, 1. Mailyn Price, OSSC 1:45.13; 9-10, 1. Caroline Gavin, LA 1:24.70; 11-12, 1. Sadie Clayton, SA 1:11.32; 13-14, 1. Zoe Dixon, NOVA 1:04.53; 15-16, 1. Erini Pappas, PAY 1:07.21; SOFLO: 6. Kayla Cunningham 1:10.58; 17-and-over, 1. Kate Alexy, SHY 1:07.32.

400-meter freestyle:
9-10, 1. Evie Henry, Bolles 6:23.27; 11-12, 1. Sydney Starnes, SA 4:41.14; 13-14, 1. Sanna Peterson, NOVA 4:32.39; 15-16, 1. Leah DeGeorge, Bolles 4:28.45; SOFLO: 5. Paige Lane 4:38.10; 17-and-over, 1. Kensey McMahon, Bolles 4:24.54.

100-meter butterfly:
13-14, 1. Zoe Dixon, NOVA 1:02.17; SOFLO: 7. Mallory Schleicher 1:10.48, time drop 2.03; 15-16, 1. Reagan Sweeney, SA 1:05.16; SOFLO: 7. Paige Lane 1:07.57; 17-and-over, 1. Kathryn Saurborn, PSA 1:04.87.

BOYS

50-meter freestyle:
13-14, 1. Tyler Schroeder, SA 25.14; 15-16, 1. Jack Alexy, SHY 24.06; SOFLO: 8. Robert Wilson 26.37; 17-and-over, 1. Gavin Jones, BAC 24.26.

200-meter individual medley:
8-and-under, 1. Charlie Russell, Bolles 3:44.24; 9-10, 1. Austin Starnes, SA 2:46.82; 11-12, 1. Jay Gerloff, ODAC 2:32.96; 13-14, 1. Harry Herrera, CRIM 2:20.01; SOFLO: 9. Javier Roman 2:23.10; 15-16, 1. Tristan Dewitt, FORT 2:10.28; SOFLO: 4. Rafael Rodriguez 2:16.50; 17-and-over, 1. Dillon Hillis, Bolles 2:12.29.

100-meter backstroke:
8-and-under, 1. Charlie Russell, Bolles 1:47.26; 9-10, 1. Austin Starnes, SA 1:21.86; 11-12, 1. Jay Gerloff, ODAC 1:12.61; 13-14, 1. Tyler Schroeder, SA 1:01.77; SOFLO: 7. Juan Colmenares 1:06.63, 13. Moises Rodriguez 1:07.89; 15-16, 1. Holden Raffin, MSC 1:00.60; 17-and-over, 1. Caleb Mauldin, ODAC 57.38.

400-meter freestyle:
9-10, 1. Thien Nguyen, SA 5:17.59; 11-12, 1. Jake Stout, SA 4:51.96; 13-14, 1. Charlie Stout, Sa 4:12.76; 15-16, 1. Chance Conde, Bolles 4:12.18; SOFLO: 3. Rafael Rodriguez 4:17.59; 17-and-over, 1. Lucas Kravchenko, CBS 4:12.44.

100-meter butterfly:
13-14, 1. Mattie Oberley, ODAC 1:00.65; SOFLO: 4. Juan Colmenares 1:03.48; 15-16, 1. Holden Raffin, MSC 57.58; SOFLO: 16. Robert Wilson 1:05.80; 17-and-over, 1. Ariel Spektor, Bolles 55.94.

IF YOU GO

What: Bolles TYR Summer Classic Long Course Meet.

When: Saturday-Sunday.

Schedule: Saturday, prelims 8 a.m., timed finals, 11:30 a.m.; finals 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, prelims 8 a.m., timed finals, 11:30 a.m., finals 5 p.m.

Where: Uible Pool, The Bolles School, 7400 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville.

Of note: The closed meet is hosted by the Bolles School Sharks. Timed finals for 12-and-unders and prelims and finals for 13-and-over swimmers. Heat sheets are available at http://www.bollesswimming.org and http://www.floridaswimming.org.

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

Di Salvo, Lowe, Rossi Lead SOFLO On Day One Of XX FLA International Cup


By Sharon Robb

PEMBROKE PINES, June 21, 2018—Fiorella Di Salvo, Reagan Lowe and Nicolas Rossi were top finishers for South Florida Aquatic Club on Day One of the XX FLA International Cup at Academic Village Swimming Pool.

During the marathon night of racing, Di Salvo, 10, was second in the 400-meter freestyle in a best time 5:29.16, with an impressive time drop of 6.85. Di Salvo picked up 10 points in high point.

Lowe, 12, was second in the 400-meter individual medley in 6:16. Lowe had 10 points in high point.

Rossi, 15, was second in the 800-meter freestyle in 9:26.36. Rossi has 10 points for high point.

Other SOFLO swimmers with time drops were:

Kaitlyn Consuegra, 12, 400-meter freestyle, 5:24.52, time drop 4.36.

Sofia Gonzalez, 12, 400-meter freestyle, 5:30.56, time drop 3.50.

Gabriella Lissa, 12, 400-meter freestyle, 5:57.16, time drop 21.66, first time cracked 6 minutes in the distance event.

Daniela Rodriguez, 15, 800-meter freestyle, 11:22.06, another impressive time drop 21.16.

Hashan Ekanayake, 11, 400-meter freestyle, 5:19.82, time drop 2.46.

Favorite Gator Swim Club leads the combined and men’s team totals. Aiken-Augusta leads the women’s team totals. SOFLO is fifth among combined and women team totals and sixth in the men’s team standings.

The four-day meet continues Friday with three sessions.

FLA is hosting the meet in SOFLO’s home pool. All sessions are timed finals. The meet features 31 teams from Florida Gold Coast, the Caribbean and out-of-state.

THURSDAY RESULTS

COMBINED TEAM TOTALS: 1. Gator Swim Club 164, 2. Aiken-Augusta 146, 3. Southwest Stars 83, 4. Eagle Aquatics 57, 5. tie, Los Angeles Del Centro 53, SOFLO 53.

MEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Gator Swim Club 107, 2. Aiken-Augusta 48, 3. Southwest Stars 35, 4. Eagle Aquatics 29, 5. Heritage Aquatic Team, 27, 6. SOFLO 25.

WOMEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Aiken-Augusta 98, 2. Gator Swim Club 57, 3. Southwest Stars 48, 4. Los Angeles Del Centro 32, 5. tie, SOFLO, Eagle Aquatics, Midtown Weston 28.

GIRLS
400-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzao, EA 5:06.21; SOFLO: 2. Fiorella Di Salvo 5:29.16, time drop 6.85; 11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 4:42.01; SOFLO: 7. Kaitlyn Consuegra 5:24.52, time drop 4.36, 11. Sofia Gonzalez 5:30.56, time drop 3.50, 20. Gabriella Lissa 5:57.16, time drop 21.66.

400-meter individual medley:
12-and-under, 1. Jacy Hoffman, BGSC 6:15.41; SOFLO: 2. Reagan Lowe 6:16.00; 13-and-over, 1. Mariana Cote, Unattached 5:23.20; 15-16, 1. Anna Summers, ASL 5:23.44; 17-and-over, 1. Helina Reyes, LACES 5:44.24.

800-meter freestyle:
12-and-under, 1 Ella Klyce, STAR 10:03.39; 13-14, 1. Amy Riordan, ASL 9:49.50; 15-16, 1. Erin Day, ASL 10:08.56; SOFLO: 4. Michelle Marinheiro 10:29.18, 8. Daniela Rodriguez 11:22.06, time drop 21.16; 17-and-over, 1. Ashley Williamson, ASL 9:42.68.

BOYS

400-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Nohan Gomez, CM 5:34.72; SOFLO: 3. Stefano Mazzi 5:59.26; 11-12, 1. Landon Kyser, HAT 4:43.53; SOFLO: 6. Hashan Ekanayake 5:19.82, time drop 2.46, 10. Marvan Ekanayake 5:34.63, 16. Alessio Mazzi 6:10.39.

400-meter individual medley:
12-and-under, 1. Nicholas Cecchi, STAR 5:15.49; 13-and-over, 1. Chuli Martin, OSC 5:06.68; 15-16, 1. Manuel Lopez, Unattached 4:53.47; 17-and-over, 1. Mike Jeschke, ASL 4:45.82.

800-meter freestyle:
12-and-under, 1. Kaii Winkler, EA 9:33.75; 13-14, 1. Matvey Ivanov, BGSC 9:13.51; 15-16, 1. Sasha Shashkov, BGSC 9:05.00; SOFLO: 2. Nicolas Rossi, 9:26.36, 4. Nicholas Munoz 9:37.74; 17-and-over, 1. Andrew Matejka, BGSC 8:33.84.

IF YOU GO

What: XX FLA International Cup.

When: Friday-Sunday

Schedule: Friday, Session 2A, 4 p.m., Session 2B, 5:20 p.m., Session 2C, 6 p.m.; Saturday, Session 3, 8 a.m.; Sunday, Session 4, 5 p.m.

Where: Academic Village Swimming Pool, 17191 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines.

Of note: Admission is $5 per sesssion. Heat sheets are free online. For information call 954-593-8552 or go to http://www.FLAswim.com.

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

SOFLO’s Mallory Schleicher, Rafael Rodriguez Top Finishers On Day One Of Bolles TYR Summer Classic


By Sharon Robb

JACKSONVILLE, June 21, 2018—Mallory Schleicher and Rafael Rodriguez led South Florida Aquatic Club on Day One of the Bolles School Sharks TYR Summer Classic.

Schleicher, 14, was second in the 13-14 800-meter freestyle in 9:30.49. Jenna Taylor of Swim Atlanta Georgia won in 9:29.25.

Rodriguez, 16, was also second in the 15-16 800-meter freestyle in 8:47.69. Blake Johnson of Old Dominion Aquatic Club Virginia won in 8:46.69.

The four-day meet continues Friday with three sessions.

THURSDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

200-meter backstroke:
11-12, 1. Anita Buchanan, NCAP 2:37.61.

400-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Sydney Cronin, LA 5:32.74.

200-meter breaststroke:
11-12, 1. Savannah Brown, Bolles 2:58.40.

800-meter freestyle:
11-12, 1. Sydney Starnes, SA 9:50.46; 13-14, 1. Jenna Taylor, SA 9:29.25; SOFLO: 2. Mallory Schleicher 9:30.49; 15-16, 1. Adair Sand, Bolles 9:32.86; 17-and-over, 1. Kensey McMahon, Bolles 8:44.25.

BOYS

200-meter backstroke:
11-12, 1. Jay Gerloff, ODAC 2:31.43.

400-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Walter Kueffer, Bolles 5:08.77.

200-meter breaststroke:
11-12, Wyatt Porch, Bolles 2:45.92.

800-meter freestyle:
11-12, 1. TJ Frost, LA 10:01.42; 13-14, 1. Charlie Stout, SA 9:01.71; 15-16, 1. Blake Johnson, ODAC 8:46.69; SOFLO: 2. Rafael Rodriguez 8:47.69; 17-and-over, 1. Lucas Kravchenko, CBS 8:50.33.

IF YOU GO

What: Bolles TYR Summer Classic Long Course Meet.

When: Friday-Sunday.

Schedule: Friday, prelims 8 a.m., timed finals 11:30 a.m., finals 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, prelims 8 a.m., timed finals, 11:30 a.m.; finals 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, prelims 8 a.m., timed finals, 11:30 a.m., finals 5 p.m.

Where: Uible Pool, The Bolles School, 7400 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville.

Of note: The closed meet is hosted by the Bolles School Sharks. Timed finals for 12-and-unders and prelims and finals for 13-and-over swimmers. Heat sheets are available at http://www.bollesswimming.org and http://www.floridaswimming.org.

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

SOFLO Swimmers Will Compete In BSS TYR Summer Classic, XX FLA International Cup This Week


By Sharon Robb

South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers will be busy with two four-day meets this week in Jacksonville and Pembroke Pines.

The Bolles TYR Summer Classic Long Course Meet features several top teams from Florida Swimming, Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Virginia.

It will be prelims and finals for 13-and-over swimmers and timed finals for 12-and-unders.

SOFLO is sending 14 swimmers (eight boys and six girls) to the meet. They are entered in 76 individual events and no relays.

SOFLO’s Marc Rojas, 24, heads SOFLO’s contingent. Rojas, who represents the Dominican Republic internationally, will compete in the 100 and 200 breaststroke. Rojas is seeded first in the 100 breaststroke in 1:03.72 and 200 breaststroke in 2:17.93.

Rojas will be joined by teammates Jenna Marie Brames, 14, Juan Colmenares, 14, Kayla Cunningham, 15, Alex Golding, 14, Sally Golding, 14, Paige Lane, 15, Moises Rodriguez, 13, Rafael Rodriguez, 16, Javier Roman, 14, Mallory Schleicher, 14, Emma Twombly, 14, Christian Vasquez, 14, and Robert Douglas, 15.

Rafael Rodriguez is top seed in the 800-meter freestyle in 8:33.24; 400 freestyle in 4:05.97 and 200 butterfly in 2:05.46. Cunningham is seeded first in the 100-meter backstroke in 1:05.48 and 200 backstroke in 2:19.71. Roman is seeded first in the 200-meter individual medley in 2:20.66, 400 individual medley and 100 breaststroke. Colmenares is top seed in the 100 butterfly in 1:03.45.

Some of Bolles top swimmers are entered including Ariel Spektor in the butterfly; Kensey McMahon in the 400 freestyle; and Jack Wessell in the 200 butterfly.

SOFLO will have 35 swimmers (19 girls and 16 boys) in the XX FLA International Cup Thursday through Sunday at Academic Village Swimming Pool. FLA is hosting the meet in SOFLO’s home pool.

All sessions are timed finals. The meet features 31 teams from Florida Gold Coast, the Caribbean and out-of-state.

SOFLO will compete in 197 individual events and no relays. Nicolas Rossi, 15, Fiorella Di Salvo, 10, Kaitlyn Consuegra, 12, John Paul Handal, 15, and Joseph-Blake Natino, 9, head the contingent.

IF YOU GO

XX FLA International Cup

When: Thursday-Sunday

Schedule: Thursday, Session 1A, 4 p.m., Session 1B, 6 p.m.; Friday, Session 2A, 4 p.m., Session 2B, 5:20 p.m., Session 2C, 6 p.m.; Saturday, Session 3, 8 a.m.; Sunday, Session 4, 5 p.m.

Where: Academic Village Swimming Pool, 17191 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines.

Of note: Admission is $5 per sesssion. Heat sheets are free online. For information call 954-593-8552 or go to http://www.FLAswim.com.

Bolles TYR Summer Classic Long Course Meet

When: Thursday-Sunday.

Schedule: Thursday, 4:30 p.m.; Friday, prelims 8 a.m., timed finals 11:30 a.m., finals 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, prelims 8 a.m., timed finals, 11:30 a.m.; finals 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, prelims 8 a.m., timed finals, 11:30 a.m., finals 5 p.m.

Where: Uible Pool, The Bolles School, 7400 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville.

Of note: The closed meet is hosted by the Bolles School Sharks. Timed finals for 12-and-unders and prelims and finals for 13-and-over swimmers. Heat sheets are available at http://www.bollesswimming.org and http://www.floridaswimming.org.

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