NSU University School Sharks Sweep Home Season-Opener Against Calvary Christian, South Florida Heat


By Sharon Robb

DAVIE, September 5, 2018—NSU University School had no trouble winning its’ home season-opener Wednesday against Calvary Christian and South Florida Heat.

The girls team defeated South Florida Heat, 126-53, and Calvary Christian 108-77. Calvary Christian defeated South Florida Heat, 109-72.

The boys team defeated South Florida Heat, 129-12, and Calvary Christian, 118-51. Calvary Christian defeated South Florida Heat, 103-20.

The girls team won five individual events and two relays.

Junior Amanda Kopas, the youngest of three swimming sisters, was a double winner in individual events for the Sharks. She won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:12.73 and 100-yard butterfly in 1:00.68. She was also a member of the winning 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Other individual winners in swimming were sophomores Mariangela Cincotti and Sofia Sarros.

NSU University junior two-time defending state champion Maia Goldstein won the 1-meter springboard diving event with 262.97 points.

NSU University had two other girl divers finish among the top seven, sophomore Ashley Shechtman and freshman Ella Farris. It is the first time in four years Hall of Fame coach Sally Hansell has had more than one diver.

Calvary Christian’s Rachel Contich won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:12.75 and was second in the 200-yard freestyle.

The boys team, with mostly underclassmen, won seven individual events and all three relays.

Junior David Perez was one of three double winners for the Sharks. He won the 50-yard freestyle in 23.43 and 100-yard freestyle in 53.49. Sophomore Pedro Pavao won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:57.29 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:15.70. Senior Miguel Angel Caballero won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:13.59 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:06.34. The other individual winner was junior Arie Sternberg.

Sophomore Rocco Casale of Calvary Christian, a diving newcomer with one month of diving under his belt, won the boys event with 126.83 points. Casale is also coached by Hansell.

SOFLO’s Anastasia Lutz, a sixth grader at NSU University School, came up with two fifth places in her first high school meet. She placed fifth in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:40.25 and 500-yard freestyle in 6:23.23.

NSU University School’s next home meet is Wednesday, Sept. 12 against Pine Crest.

GIRLS
NSU University School 126, South Florida Heat 53
Calvary Christian 109, South Florida Heat 72
NSU University School 108, Calvary Christian 77

200-yard medley relay: 1. Calvary Christian 1:57.94 (Sarah Souza, Chloe Carignan, Robyn Patton, Rachel Contich), 2. South Florida Heat 2:01.56, 3. NSU University School 2:06.35.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Mariangela Cincotti, NSU US 1:58.15, 2. Rachel Contich, CCA 1:58.28, 3. Lydia Lanahan, SFH 2:03.40.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Amanda Kopas, NSU US 2:12.73, 2. Adrianna Barone, SFH 2:17.77, 3. Robyn Patton, CCA 2:30.68, 5. Anastasia Lutz, NSU US 2:40.25.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Sofia Sarros, NSU US 27.04, 2. Chloe Carignan, CCA 27.13, 3. Jennifer Langone, NSU US 27.14.

1-meter springboard diving: 1. Maia Goldstein, NSU US 262.97, 2. Sophia Souza, CCA 211.50, 3. Hannah Hardy, CCA 169.80.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Amanda Kopas, NSU US 1:00.68, 2. Sarah Souza, CCA 1:08.54, 3. Calissa Page, NSU US 1:09.21.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Robyn Patton, CCA 56.96, 2. Thais Carrion, NSU US 58.21, 3. Sofia Sarros, NSU US 58.85.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Rachel Contich, CCA 5:12.75, 2. Mariangela Cincotti NSU US 5:12.82, 3. Adrianna Barone, SFH 5:30.06, 5. Anastasia Lutz, NSU US 6:23.63.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSU University School 1:45.74 (Mariangela Cincotti, Amanda Kopas, Thais Carrion, Sofia Sarros), 2. Calvary Christian 1:49.97, 3. NSU US “B” 1:55.92.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Sarah Souza, CCA 1:05.94, 2. Lydia Lanahan, SFH 1:06.78, 3. Giuliana Galetto, NSU US 1:08.94.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Chloe Carignan, CCA 1:17.82, 2. Angelic Hernandez, SFH 1:18.14, 3. Nadia Ajirnia, NSU US 1:24.34.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSU University School 3:48.14 (Mariangela Cincotti, Amanda Kopas, Thais Carrion, Sofia Sarros), 2. South Florida Heat 3:54.02, 3. Calvary Christian 4:04.03.

BOYS
NSU University School 129, South Florida Heat 12
Calvary Christian 103, South Florida Heat 20
NSU University School 118, Calvary Christian 51

200-yard medley relay:
1. NSU University School 1:51.78 (Pedro Pavao, Miguel Caballero, Marcelo Carrion, Diego Jose Darquea-Juris), 2. Calvary Christian 2:02.31, 3. NSU US “B” 2:10.16.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Pedro Pavao, NSU US 1:57.29, 2. Marcelo Carrion, NSU US 2:02.33, 3. Nigel Thorogood, CCA 2:16.21.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Miguel Angel Caballero, NSU US 2:13.59, 2. Alan Oved, NSU US 2:20.75, 3. Josh Wallace, CCA 2:33.16.

50-yard freestyle: 1. David Perez, NSU US 23.43, 2. Diego Jose Darquea-Juris, NSU US 24.55, 3. Arie Sternberg, NSU US 25.55.

1-meter springboard diving: 1. Rocco Casale, CCA 126.83.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Shad Wallace, CCA 1:01.83, 2. Enrique Perez, NSU US 1:01.84, 3. Alexander Beneshvili, NSU US 1:08.71.

100-yard freestyle: 1. David Perez, NSU US 53.59, 2. Diego Jose Darquea-Juris, NSU US 54.12, 3. Thiago Dalmaso Rodrigues, NSU US 58.83.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Pedro Pavao, NSU US 5:15.70, 2. Marcelo Carrion, NSU US 5:29.93, 3. Shad Wallace, CCA 6:09.70.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSU University School 1:40.67 (Diego Jose Darquea-Juris, David Perez, Arie Sternberg, Alan Oved), 2. NSU University School “B” 1:57.29, 3. Calvary Christian 2:02.68.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Arie Sternberg, NSU US 1:08.23, 2. Josh Wallace, CCA 1:11.42, 3. Caleb Young, CCA 1:29.48.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Miguel Angel Caballero, NSU US 1:06.34, 2. Alan Oved, NSU US 1:10.61, 3. Nicholas Almeida, SFH 1:16.60.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSU University 3:38.11 (Pedro Pavao, Marcelo Carrion, Miguel Angel Caballero, David Perez), 2. Calvary Christian 4:06.60, 3. NSU US “B” 4:06.94.

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

Author: South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming

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