Pine Crest Splits With St. Andrew’s In Regular Season Finale; Pine Crest Girls Finish Dual Meet Season Undefeated


By Sharon Robb

FORT LAUDERDALE, October 20, 2018—In an exciting regular season finale that featured several close races, Pine Crest and St. Andrew’s, two Class 1A swimming powers, split on Saturday at Woodson Pool.

Pine Crest girls looked impressive en route to finishing the regular season undefeated at 10-0 with a 107-79 victory. In addition to the Scots, the Panthers also defeated reigning Class 1A state champion Bolles during the season.

The Panthers boys team dropped a 100-85 decision to the Scots to finish the regular season at 8-2.

Pine Crest is now off for two weeks of training before the state meet qualification meets begin with districts at Nova Southeastern Aquatic Center. The Sharks will host the defending district champion Panthers along with seven other teams in the District 11-1A Swimming and Diving Championship on Nov. 2 at 10 a.m.

In Saturday’s meet, Pine Crest won the girls 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Andrea Santander was a double winner for the Panthers in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:05.51 and 100-yard freestyle in 51.99.

Emily Trieschman was a double winner for St. Andrew’s in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:53.53 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:03.42.

Pine Crest’s Sara Lin, 12, knocked off defending state breaststroke champion Shayna Fetes, 17, of St. Andrew’s in an exciting 100-yard breaststroke race, 1:06.15-1:06.54.

St. Andrew’s swept all three boys relays and won five individual events.

Nicholas Vale of Pine Crest was a double winner in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:44.09 and 100-yard butterfly in 51.30.

In another exciting race, the boys’ 50-yard freestyle, four swimmers touched in the 22s, separated by 84/100ths. Ryan Nordheim of St. Andrew’s won in 22.12 followed by Joshua Hanks of Pine Crest in 22.24 and St. Andrew’s teammates Tiago Pereira in 22.30 and Seth Berke in 22.96.

In another close race, Zachary Moore of St. Andrew’s won the 100-yard freestyle in 49.13 followed by Tom Piza of St. Andrew’s in 49.29 and Pine Crest’s Joshua Hanks in 49.39.

Joshua Balbi of St. Andrew’s just edged Pine Crest’s Elvis Kotikovski in the 100-yard backstroke, 52.25-52.85.

GIRLS
Pine Crest 107, St. Andrew’s 79

200-yard medley relay: 1. St. Andrew’s 1:48.91, 2. Pine Crest A 1:50.17, 3. Pine Crest B 1:55.02.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Emily Trieschmann, SA 1:53.53, 2. Alexandra Meszaros, PC 1:56.16, 3. Erin Miller, SA 1:57.92.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Andrea Santander, PC 2:05.51, 2. Shayna Fetes, SA 2:11.16, 3. Julia Podkoscielny, PC 2:13.28.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Aspen Gersper, SA 24.67, 2. Hanna Elks Smith, PC 24.69, 3. Rachel Botting, PC 24.74.

1-meter diving: 1. Ishani Singh, PC 262.43, 2. Kaylee Greenberg, PC 234.97, 3. Lisa Fischer, SA 233.32.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Alexandra Meszaros, PC 57.63, 2. Esther Lin, PC 59.79, 3. Madelyn Rippo, SA 59.91.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Andrea Santander, PC 51.99, 2. Lucy Miller, SA 53.86, 3. Hanna Elks Smith, PC 53.94.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Emily Trieschmann, SA 5:03.42, 2. Erin Miller, SA 5:20.91, 3. Flora Beleznay, PC 5:23.04.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pine Crest A 1:37.52, 2. St. Andrew’s 1:39.08, 3. Pine Crest B 1:42.65.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Gabby Beltrano, SA 59.47, 2. Julia Podkoscielny, PC 1:00.07, 3. Simone Vale, PC 1:00.69.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Sara Lin, PC 1:06.15, 2. Shayna Fetes, SA 1:06.54, 3. Riley Botting, PC 1:07.66.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pine Crest 1 3:30.70, 2. St. Andrew’s A 3:32.66, 3. Pine Crest B 3:44.83.

BOYS
St. Andrew’s 100, Pine Crest 85

200-yard medley relay: 1. St. Andrew’s A 1:37.92, 2. Pine Crest A 1:38.07, 3. St. Andrew’s B 1:47.59.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Nicholas Vale, PC 1:44.09, 2. Zachary Moore, SA 1:47.05, 3. Tom Piza, SA 1:48.72.

200-yard individual medley: 1. John Hollowell, SA 1:58.97, 2. Matthew Petreski, PC 1:59.76, 3. Matthew Aronsohn, SA 2:16.14.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Ryan Nordheim, SA 22.12, 2. Joshua Hanks, PC 22.24, 3. Tiago Pereira, SA 22.30.

1-meter diving: 1. Kevin Mendez, PC 283.27, 2. Denny Gulia-Janovski, PC 282.38, 3. Jack Patton, SA 250.50.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Nicholas Vale, PC 51.30, 2. Joshua Balbi, SA 51.47, 3. Jacob Silberman, PC 53.11.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Zachary Moore, SA 49.13, 2. Tom Piza, Sa 49.29, 3. Joshua Hanks, PC 49.39.

500-yard freestyle: 1. John Hollowell, SA 4:56.73, 2. Jimmy Hart, PC 5:01.86, 3. Seth Berke, SA 5:19.07.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Andrew’s A 1:29.04, 2. Pine Crest A 1:29.14, 3. Pine Crest B 1:40.71.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Joshua Balbi, SA 52.25, 2. Elvis Kotikovski, PC 52.85, 3. Antony Novak, PC 55.06.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Matthew Petreski, PC 1:00.73, 2. Jacob Silberman, PC 1:01.82, 3. Erick Zepeda, PC 1:08.19.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Andrew’s A 3:14.42, 2. Pine Crest A 3:16.98, 3. St. Andrew’s B 3:33.10.

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