Schleicher, Lesage, Martin, Fermayer Lead SOFLO Swimmers At P.O.W.E.R Challenge


By Sharon Robb

POMPANO BEACH, September 1, 2018–Despite challenging open water race conditions, Mallory Schleicher was top finisher for the South Florida Aquatic Club Saturday at the P.O.W.E.R. (Piranhas Open Water Extreme Race) Challenge at Pompano Beach Pier.

Schleicher, 14, a freshman at Cooper City High School, was second among women and sixth overall in the 5K in 1 hour, 18 minutes and 9 seconds. Mariangela Cincotti, 15, won the women’s 3.1-mile race in 1:15.04.

SOFLO teammate Lance Lesage, 15, was fourth in 1:14:49 and youngest among the top four finishers. Lesage won the 15-18 age group title. Ricardo Valdivia, 53, won the men’s title in 1:07:58.

SOFLO’s Jennifer Martin, 37, making her 5K open water debut, won the 30-39 age group title in 1:44:06. She was 13th among the women’s field and 39th overall in a field of 71 long distance swimmers.

SOFLO masters swimmer Julia Fermayer, 40, won her 40-49 age group in 1:56:16, was 16th among the women’s field and 49th overall.

SOFLO’s Gina Grant, 20, was 15th among women in 1:56.00. She was also 48th overall and third in the 19-29 age group.

SOFLO coach George Mersinger finished seventh in his age group in 37:03.

The event was sanctioned by the World Open Water Swim Association and sponsored by Pompano Piranhas, Inc., Pompano Piranhas Swim Team, City of Pompano Beach.

P.O.W.E.R CHALLENGE RESULTS
5K SWIM

OVERALL MEN: 1. Ricardo Valdivia, 1:07:58, 2. Julian Iturbe 1:11:30, 3. Alex Marquez 1:14:17, 4. Lance Lesage, SOFLO 1:14:19, 5. Edson Lima, 1:18:45, 6. Samuel Ospina 1:18:55, 7. Ethan Di-Egidio 1:20:27, 8. David Zubero 1:20.44, 9. Caleb Downey 1:22:12, 10. Ronald Hache 1:23:45, 11. Andy Rogatinsky 1:24:31, 12. Todd Wilson 1:28:18, 13. Jeff Colarusso 1:29:46, 14. David Boudreau 1:29:56, 15. Nate Nevid 1:30.07; Others: 20. Cameron Taddonio 1:36:30.

AGE GROUP:
14-and-under, 1. Ian Meiselman 1:31:45, 2. Charles Wingold 1:33:37, 3. Vlad Zarytov 1:43:30.

15-18, 1. Lance Lesage, SOFLO 1:14:49, 2. Samuel Ospina 1:18:55, 3. Ethan Di-Egidio 1:20:27, 7. Cameron Taddonio 1:36:30.

19-29: 1. Edson Lima 1:18:45, 2. Jeff Colarusso 1:29:46.

30-39: 1. Todd Wilson 1:28:18, 2. Marius Popovici 1:37:07, 3. Edmund Haskins 1:57:40.

40-49: 1. Robert Declerq 1:37:31, 2. Matt Ringler 1:42:07, 3. Matthew Sabo 1:47:35.

50-59, 1. David Zubero 1:20:44, 2. Trey Seibold 1:31:42, 3. Tom Jones 1:48:07.

60-69, 1. David Boudreau 1:29:56, 2. Nate Nevid 1:30:07, 3. Carlos Lloreda 1:32:12.

70-79: 1. David Putnam 2:04:01.

OVERALL WOMEN:

1. Mariangela Cincotti 1:15:04, 2. Mallory Schleicher, SOFLO 1:18:09, 3. Flora Beleznay 1:21:50, 4. Gabriella Chambers 1:21:53, 5. Isabella Chambers, 1:23:16, 6. Natalia Sarmiento 1:24:15, 7. Merle Livand 1:24:17, 8. Rylie Barnhardt 1:26:05, 9. Sarah Acevedo 1:33:44, 10. Kaiana Kibler 1:33:47, 11. Lindsay Potts 1:39:39, 12. Kellie Roedig 1:43:18, 13. Jennifer Martin 1:44:06, 14. Cathy Mancino 1:47.33, 15. Gina Grant, SOFLO 1:56:00.

AGE GROUP:
14-and-under, 1. Isabella Chambers 1:23:16, 2. Rylie Barnhadt 1:26:05, 3. Sarah Acevedo 1:33:44, 4. Lindsay Potts 1:39:39, 5. Callie Jordan 1:56:52.

15-18: 1. Gabriella Chambers 1:21:53, 2. Natalia Sarmiento 1:24:15, 3. Kaiana Kibler 1:33:47.

19-29: 1. Merle Livand 1:24:17, 2. Kellie Roedig 1:43:18, 3. Gina Grant 1:56:00.

30-39: 1. Jennifer Martin, SOFLO 1:44:06, 2. Sara Windrem 2:05:34, 3. Katherine Arrizza 2:10:58.

40-49: 1. Julia Fermayer, SOFLO 1:56:16, 2. Debra Robenhymer 2:18:26.

50-59: 1. Andrea Woodburn 1:56:35, 2. Erika Plosa 2:19:25.

60-69: 1. Cathy Mancino 1:47:33, 2. Nancy Kryka 1:58:30, 3. Christine Crotty 2:20:25.

ONE MILE SWIM
OVERALL MEN: 1. Pedro Chiancone 22:04, 2. Ramses Rodriguez 22:18, 3. Ethan Roach 22:25, 4. Connor Jones 22:26, 5. Miguel Angel Caballer 22:31, 6. Brandon Moran 22:41, 7. Zachary Moore 22:54, 8. Lucas Kravchenko 22:58, 9. Max Fermayer 23:15, 10. Santiago Gomez 23:16.

AGE GROUP:
14-and-under: 1. Max Fermayer 23:15, 2. Marcus Szabo 24:48, 3. Steven Gary 24:51.

15-18: 1. Connor Jones 22:26, 2. Miguel Angel Caballero 22:41, 3. Brandon Moran 22:41.

19-29: 1. Bryan Moran 27:01, 2. Gustavo Rasia 27:24, 3. Thomas Sturman 30:14.

30-39: 1. Jose Hernandez 27:15, 2. Daniel Lechtman 31:50, 3. Robert Schlorff 42:05.

40-49: 1. Todd Armbruster 28:05, 2. Luiz Andrade:08, 3. Michael Strong 32:51.

50-59: 1. Karl Kolb 28:13, 2. Gal Alony 32:56, 3. Juan Diaz 38:38.

60-69: 1. Ed Boaz 28:13, 2. Gary Curson 29:15, 3. Stuart Pechter 32:41, 7. George Mersinger, SOFLO 37:03.

OVERALL WOMEN: 1. Isabella Taylor 23:49, 2. Erin Miller 23:56, 3. Patricia Casellas 24:25, 4. Amanda Kopas 24:28, 5. Adrianna Baone 24:31, 6. Lucia Miller 24:47, 7. Mariana Cote 24:52, 8. Hanna Smith 24:58, 9. Anabela Shearer 25:07, 10. Isabella Salvo 25:20, 11. Solana Capalbo 25:29, 12. Emma Twombly 25:34.

AGE GROUP:

14-and-under: 1. Mariana Cote 24:52, 2. Anabela Shearer 25:07, 3. Emma Twombly 25:34, 17. Mariana Pinto 29:16, 18. Fiorella Di Salvo 29:57.

15-18: 1. Amanda Kopas 24:28, 2. Adrianna Barone 24:31, 3. Lucia Miller 24:47.

19-29: 1. Madelene Finks 28:07, 2. Adrian Horrigan 33:13, 3. Nicole Boucher 38:19.

30-39: 1. Alexandra Thomas 27:35, 2. Vanessa Bonebrake 33:15, 3. Leigh Kamens 36:07.

40-49: 1. Maete Porto 31:13, 2. Shawna Camilleri 38:55, 3. Catherine Shapiro 40:59.

50-59: 1. Kim Nordheim 27:42, 2. Lisa Dougherty 36:34, 3. Eleni Taylor 38:31.

60-69: 1. Fran Hare 32:44, 2. Nancy Famulari 39:32, 3. Alicia Deya 39:44.

500-METERS
OVERALL MEN: 1. Gregory Nordheim 9:53, 2. Andy Kravchenko 11:12, 3. Kolby Hardin, 11:20, 4. Mateo Shearer 11:27, 5. Liam Scott 12:26, 6. Adriano Brunetti 12:54, 7. Maximo Otazu 13:03, 8. Gustavo Padilla 13:06, 9. Juan Vallmitjana, SOFLO 13:06, 10. Andrew Smith 13:08.

AGE GROUP:
8-and-under, 1. Benjamin Cupid 15:49, 2. Jack Morrison 17:46, 3. Peter Zarytov 20:38.

9-10, 1. Adriano Brunetti 12:54, 2. Juan Vallmitjana, SOFLO 13:06, 3. Surfiel Santiago 13:12, 4. Mason Jimenez, SOFLO 13:15, 6. Connor Jimenez, SOFLO 13:26, 9. Martin Petkov 15:00, 12. Matthew Jimenez, SOFLO 17:44.

11-12, 1. Mateo Shearer 11:27, 2. Liam Scott 12:26, 3. Maximo Otazu 13:03.

13-99, 1. Max Xu 14:54, 2. John Parente 19:12, 3. Nate Crouch 23:21.

OVERALL WOMEN: 1. Alanis Santiago 11:22, 2. Carleigh Schleicher, SOFLO 11:30, 3. Valentina Foster 12:25, 4. Roseanne Rodriguez 12:47, 5. Isabella Bengala 12:51, 6. Alina Hardt 12:51, 7. Rosalia Pietra 13:29, 8. Sabina Pietra 14:07, 9. Nikki Wood 14:24, 10. Lucia Lanco 14:34.

AGE GROUP:

8-and-under, 1. Sabina Pietra 14:07, 2. Alina Rodriguez 15:26, 3. Jordan Evans, SOFLO 16:37, 4. Shelby Evans, SOFLO 16:41, 5. Saree Young, SOFLO 16:46.

9-10, 1. Rosalia Pietra 13:29, 2. Nikki Wood 14:24, 3. Lucia Blanco 14:34, 10. Meri Potts 20:34.

13-99, 1. Roseanne Rodriguez 12:47, 2. Isabella Bengala 12:51, 3. Alina Hardt 12:51.737.

100-METERS
OVERALL BOYS: 1. Liam Fothergill 3:01, 2. Seamus Huck 3:41, 3. Henrik Fothergill 4:26.

AGE GROUP: 5-6: 1. Arseniy Sorokin 5:20.

OVERALL GIRLS: 1. Lily Mirones 2:24, 2. Jemma Baldwin 3:24, 3. Eva Milevska 4:10.

AGE GROUP: 5-6, 1. Wendy Pietra 4:29; 7-8, 1. Giselle Baduy 4:31; 50-and-under, 1. Faith Moberg 5:04, 2. Maria Nunez 5:05.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
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