Cypress Bay Defends Titles, Sweeps District 10-4A Meet; SOFLO Swimmers Dominate

By Sharon Robb

DAVIE, October 26, 2018—Defending champion Cypress Bay captured the girls and boys team titles Friday at the District 10-4A Swimming and Diving Championships at Nova High School Aquatic Center.

The seven-team meet looked more like an exciting dual meet between Cypress Bay and Cooper City.

The Lightning won the girls’ team title with 534 points. The Cowboys were runner-up with 468 points.

Cypress Bay had three individual girls winners and won the girls 200-yard freestyle relay.

Paige Lane won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:55.28, Gaby Banks won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.22 and Ellie Koch won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.65.

Cypress Bay won the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:43.16 with Lane, Emily Lopez-Diaz, Jacqueline Lugo and Banks.

Cooper City won two relays and four individual events.

Kathleen Golding was a double winner in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:06.84 and 100-yard freestyle in 52.55. Mallory Schleicher won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:13.88 and was second in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:56.12. Molly Golding won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:08.05 edging teammate Kate Kaplan in 1:08.74.

The Cowboys won the 200-yard medley relay in 1:52.85 with Solana Capalbo, Molly Golding, Kathleen Golding and Kate Kaplan. They also won the 400-yard freestyle relay in 3:39.73 with Schleicher, Molly Golding, Capalbo and Kathleen Golding.

West Broward’s Maya Coffey won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:01.32.

The Lightning won the boys’ team title with 545 pints. Cooper City was second with 474.

Cypress Bay looked impressive winning all three boys’ relays. The Lightning also won four individual events.

Philopatier Ibrahim was a double winner in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:47.29 and 500-yard freestyle in 4:48.73.

Tom Liraz won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:02.35 and Maxwell Miller won the 100-yard butterfly in 55.95.

The Cowboys also won four individual events. Robert Wilson was a double winner in the 50-yard freestyle in 22.70 and 100-yard freestyle in 50.01. Javier Roman won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:03.27.

Tyler Flowers of Cooper City won the boys 1-meter diving title with 525.70 points. Hannah Egert of Western won the girls title with 391.90.

The most exciting race of the day was the boys’ 200-yard freestyle with the top four finishers all clocking in the 1:47s.

The final district results were not immediately released until all results from the region were submitted by meet hosts.

The Region 4-4A psych sheet can be found at Boca Raton High School will host the region meet on Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m. for swimming and 11 a.m. for diving.

1. Cypress Bay 534, 2. Cooper City 468, 3. West Broward 246, 4. Western 202, 5. Everglades 192, 6. Flanagan 138, 7. McArthur 61.


200-yard medley relay: 1. Cooper City 1:52.85 (Solana Capalbo, Molly Golding, Kathleen Golding, Kate Kaplan), 2. Cypress Bay 1:54.85 (Ellie Koch, Daniela Kim, Jacqueline Lugo, Gaby Banks), 3. West Broward 2:08.40 (Maya Coffey, Kellie Wilcox, Celenia Lumelski, Michelle Marinheiro).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Paige Lane, CB 1:55.28, 2. Mallory Schleicher, CC 1:56.12, 3. Ellie Koch, CB 2:01.94, 4. Michelle Marinheiro, WB 2:03.03.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Kathleen Golding, CC 2:06.84, 2. Molly Golding, CC 2:13.12, 3. Daniela Kim, CB 2:16.95, 4. Sally Golding, CC 2:18.25.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Gaby Banks, CB 24.22, 2. Solana Capalbo, CC 24.98, 3. Emily Lopez-Diaz, CB 25.92, 4. Kate Kaplan, CC 25.97.

1-meter diving: 1. Hannah Egert, WES 391.90, 2. Brianna Grave, CC 296.60.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Maya Coffey, WB 1:01.32, 2. Sarah Acevedo, EVER 1:03.16, 3. Karina Manrique, CB 1:04.72, 4. Jacqueline Lugo, CB 1:05.30.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Kathleen Golding, CC 52.55, 2. Paige Lane, CB 53.15, 3. Solana Capalbo, CC 53.69, 4. Gaby Banks, CB 54.48.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Mallory Schleicher, CC 5:13.88, 2. Michelle Marinheiro, WB 5:19.30, 3. Sarah Acevedo, EVER 5:23.66, 4. Ashlynn Amon, CB 5:26.63.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay 1:43.16 (Paige Lane, Emily Lopez-Diaz, Jacqueline Lugo, Gaby Banks), 2. Cooper City 1:47.14 (Imriel Coughlin, Kate Kaplan, Sally Golding, JennaMarie Brames), 3. Flanagan 2:02.90 (Shayna Blitz, Emiliana Munoz, Halle Dolce, Amy-Nicole Tan).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Ellie Koch, CB 1:01.65, 2. LeeAnn Ranalli, CC 1:03.21, 3. Imriel Coughlin, CC 1:04.20, 4. Maya Coffey, WB 1:04.50.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Molly Golding, CC 1:08.05, 2. Kate Kaplan, CC 1:08.74, 3. Daniela Kim, CB 1:08.79.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cooper City 3:39.73 (Mallory Schleicher, Molly Golding, Solana Capalbo, Kathleen Golding), 2. Cypress Bay 3:41.82 (Paige Lane, Elizabeth Riley, Jemma Kelly, Ellie Koc), 3. West Broward 3:59.10 (Maya Coffey, Michelle Ordonez, Celenia Lumelski, Michelle Marinheiro).

1. Cypress Bay 545, 2. Cooper City 474, 3. Western 267, 4. West Broward 202, 5. Flanagan 169, 6. Everglades 163, 7. McArthur 27.


200-yard medley relay: 1. Cypress Bay 1:43.78 (Yesh Mandava, Samuel Manrique, Maxwell Miller, Jack D’Avi), 2. Cooper City 1:44.48 (Michael Cline, Javier Roman, Robert Wilson, Mark Zhang), 3. Western 1:45.76 (Eduardo Lopez, Mateo Valdivieso, Jose Diaz, Andres Ferrer), 4. West Broward 1:49.20 (Nicolas Munoz, John Paul Handal, Marcos Vazquez, Mark DeGracia).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 1:47.29, 2. Diego Machado, CB 1:47.67, 3. Luis Bucaro, CB 1:47.72, 4. Jose Diaz, WES 1:47.75.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Tom Liraz, CB 2:02.35, 2. Leonardo Mateus, EVER 2:04.58, 3. Michael Cline, CC 2:04.70, 4. Javier Roman, CC 2:04.87.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Robert Wilson, CC 22.70, 2. Eduardo Lopez, WES 22.82, 3. Juan Rosas, CB 23.48.

1-meter diving: 1. Tyler Flowers, CC 525.70.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Maxwell Miller, CB 55.95, 2. Marcos Vazquez, WB 56.58, 3. Yesh Mandava, CB 56.97.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Robert Wilson, CC 50.01, 2. Mark Zhang, CC 50.84, 3. Juan Rosas, CB 52.11.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 4:48.73, 2. Luis Bucaro, CB 4:49.25, 3. Leonardo Mateus, EVER 4:55.22.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay 1:33.93 (Juan Rosas, Luis Bucaro, Santiago Homes, Philopatier Ibrahim), 2. Western 1:35.21 (Mateo Valdivieso, Andres Ferrer, Eduardo Lopez, Jose Diaz), 3. Cooper City 1:36.89 (Sam Nimroozi, Troy Spratley, Aaron Blanco, Javier Roman), 4. Flanagan 1:42.39 (Sebastian Simko, Matthew Camargo, Michael Toro, Blaize Chin Yee).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Jose Diaz, WES 54.84, 2. Eduardo Lopez, WES 57.04, 3. Yesh Mandava, CB 57.12, 4. Michael Cline, CC 57.34.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Javier Roman, CC 1:03.27, 2. Tom Liraz, CB 1:05.00, 3. Mateo Valdivieso, WES 1:05.15, 4. John Paul Handal, WB 1:05.35.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay 3:21.21 (Luis Bucaro, Philopatier Ibrahim, Jack D’Avi, Maxwell Miller), 2. Cooper City 3:22.27 (Mark Zhang, Troy Spratley, Michael Cline, Robert Wilson), 3. Everglades 3:47.22 (Miguel Briceno, Robert Garrido, Manuel Melendez, Leonardo Mateus).

Sharon Robb can be reached at

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