SOFLO Swimmers End Broward County BC Championships On Successful Note


By Sharon Robb

SUNRISE, February 25, 2019—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers continued their winning ways and dropped times on the second and final day of the Broward County BC Championships Sunday at Sunrise Civic Center Pool.

SOFLO swept the top four places in the girls 9-10 50-yard backstroke. Caitlin Nguyen, 9, won in 40.01 and was followed by Alessandra Gendarmi, 10, best time 40.03, Olivia Wang, 10, 40.98 and Saree Young, 9, 41.52.

Other SOFLO winners were:

Jemma Baldwin, 8, 100-yard individual medley, 1:29.39, time drop of 5.71.

Caitlyn Nguyen, 9, 50-yard backstroke, 40.01.

Olivia Wang, 10, 50-yard butterfly, 38.72.

Gabriela Avila, 12, 50-yard butterfly, 32.41.

Saree Young, 9, 200-yard individual medley, 3:15.67.

Alessio Mazzi, 12, 50-yard backstroke, 34.33, time drop of 1.02

Ryan Harries, 9, 50-yard butterfly, 39.72, time drop of 4.03; 100-yard 1:15.82, time drop of 7.31.

The meet was open to all swimmers on Broward County Florida Gold Coast registered teams who had yet achieved a BB national time age group motivational time standard in the events they are entered. BB time standards were calculated for the 50s of the strokes and 100 individual medley in the 13-and-over age group.

The teams that competed were Azura Florida Aquatics, Coral Springs Swim Club, Cyclones, Eagles Swim Club, Hammerhead Aquatics, Heritage Aquatic Team, Plantation Swim Team, Swim Fort Lauderdale, SwimFast, TS Aquatics, Westminster Academy, YMCA of South Florida and host Sunrise Swimming.

SOFLO had 48 swimmers (25 girls, 23 boys) compete in 243 individual events.

Two other BC Championships were also held in Miami-Dade hosted by Eagle Aquatics at Miami Shores Aquatic Center and Palm Beach hosted by North Palm Beach at Palm Beach Gardens Aquatic Center.

SUNDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

100-yard individual medley:
8-and-under, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 1:29.39, time drop; SOFLO: 5. Shelby Evans 1:36.77, 7. Jordan Evans 1:42.78, time drop, 8. Aanya Robinson 1:43.11, time drop; 9-10, 1. Salome Paniagua, YSF 1:23.00; SOFLO: 2. Olivia Wang 1:25.41, 4. Caitlin Nguyen 1:27.19, 5. Saree Young 1:29.76, 6. Sophia Avila 1:30.99, time drop, 7. Sofia Gomez 1:33.64; 11-12, 1. Emma Lin, CSSC 1:16.73; SOFLO: 9. Genesis Escobar 1:20.43, time drop, 10. Roshini Shivakumar 1:20.86, time drop; 13-14, 1. Andrea Federica Freites, Azura 1:12.88; 15-and-over, 1. Gigi Leon, HAT 1:16.59.

50-yard backstroke:
9-10, 1. Caitlin Nguyen, SOFLO 40.01; SOFLO: 2. Alessandra Gendarmi 40.03, time drop, 3. Olivia Wang 40.98, 4. Saree Young 41.52, 8. Sofia Gomez 43.16, time drop; 11-12, 1. Daniela Saffon, Azura 34.66; SOFLO: 4. Roshini Shivakumar 36.86, time drop; 13-14, 1. Eva Renaud, SF 33.80; SOFLO: 4. Gabriella Lissa 35.67, time drop, 5. Samantha Solis 35.89, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Jordan Jones, SF 33.37.

100-yard breaststroke:
9-10, 1. Benjy Sherman, SFTL 1:43.65; SOFLO: 2. Sofia Gomez 1:44.20, time drop, 4. Mackenzie McPherson 1:46.12, time drop, 5. Alexandra Strong 1:46.95, 6. Gabriela Marin 1:50.76; 11-12, 1. Daniela Saffon, Azura 1:26.34; SOFLO: 4. Gel Lewis 1:32.56, 8. Cali Harries 1:35.91, time drop; 13-14, 1. Eva Renaud, SF 1:19.55; SOFLO: 4. Gabriella Lissa 1:27.73; 15-and-over, 1. Victoria Gonzalez, SUN 1:24.89.

100-yard freestyle:
8-and-under, 1. Sabina La Pietra, Azura 1:14.77; SOFLO: 3. Jemma Baldwin 1:19.74, time drop, 5. Shelby Evans 1:26.88, time drop, 6. Jordan Evans 1:28.15, 8. Aanya Robinson 1:29.98, time drop; 9-10, 1. Dajah German, SFTL 1:19.06; SOFLO: 3. Caitlyn Nguyen 1:19.64, 5. Olivia Wang 1:21.70, time drop; 11-12, 1. Mila Bond, CSSC 1:05.92; SOFLO: 3. Genesis Escobar 1:07.52, time drop, 5. Pilar Duranti 1:07.62, time drop, 7. Roshini Shivakumar 1:08.22, time drop; 13-14, 1. Sarah Colado, TSA 1:04.17; SOFLO: 4. Gabriella Lissa 1:06.16, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Jordan Jones, SF 1:03.08.

50-yard butterfly:
9-10, 1. Olivia Wang, SOFLO 38.72; SOFLO: 2. Alessandra Gendarmi 39.92, time drop, 4. Caitlyn Nguyen 40.42, 6. Saree Young 43.57, 7. Sophia Avila 45.60, time drop; 11-12, 1. Gabriela Avila, SOFLO 32.41; SOFLO: 7. Roshini Shivakumar 34.86; 13-14, 1. Maggie Gonio, SFTL 30.98; 15-and-over, 1. Gigi Leon, HAT 34.79.

200-yard individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Saree Young, SOFLO 3:15.67; 11-12, 1. Deniz Sirma, Azura 2:42.49; SOFLO: 5. Pilar Duranti 2:49.92, time drop, 7. Genesis Escobar 2:51.85, time drop; 13-14, 1. Isabel Schlicht, YSF 2:34.11; SOFLO: 2. Samantha Solis 2:40.04, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Jordan Jones, SF 2:42.97.

BOYS

100-yard individual medley:
8-and-under, 1. Alex Diaz, SF 1:37.45; SOFLO: 3. Dylan McVeigh 1:40.48; 9-10, 1. Alistair Bass, SFTL 1:29.69; 11-12, 1. Karvin Jay Ortiz, Azura 1:13.77; SOFLO: 3. Alessio Mazzi 1:15.51, time drop, 7. Nicholas Pelaez 1:17.78, time drop; 13-14, 1. Lucas Porven, SOFLO 1:07.41, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Adrian Hernandez 1:07.65, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Michael Gonio, SFTL 1:09.44.

50-yard backstroke:
9-10, 1. Zachary Schultz, SUN 42.48; SOFLO: 2. Theodore Gittens 42.90, time drop, 4. Adrian Sowma 43.38, time drop, 6. Emiliano Cavani 44.21, 8. Preston Christensen 45.25, time drop, 10. Lorenzo Bagnuoli 47.87; 11-12, 1. Alessio Mazzi, SOFLO 34.33, time drop; SOFLO: 6. Nicholas Pelaez 36.79, 8. Matt McVeigh 37.81, time drop; 13-14, 1. Tyler Arbelo, SF 31.77; SOFLO: 2. Austin Nelson 31.86, 4. Adrian Hernandez 32.56, time drop, 10. Nicholas Veeser 42.19; 15-and-over, 1. Alejandro Perez, Azura 31.42.

100-yard breaststroke:
9-10, 1. Kavon Clarke, SFTL 1:44.51; SOFLO: 7. Adrian Sowma 1:50.10, time drop; 11-12, 1. Giovanni Gianfriddo, SUN 1:25.61; SOFLO: 5. Matt McVeigh 1:32.08, time drop, 8. Thomas Pereira-Ramallo 1:43.40; 13-14, 1. Nathaniel Garrick, SOFLO 1:13.04; SOFLO: 3. Lucas Porven 1:15.82, time drop, 4. Adrian Hernandez 1:17.45, time drop, 8. Nicholas Veeser 1:36.77, time drop, 9. Samuel Guevara-Cabrera 1:38.87; 15-and-over, 1. Christian Arbelo, SF 1:17.70.

100-yard freestyle:
9-10, 1. Ryan Harries, SOFLO 1:15.82, time drop; 11-12, 1. Karvin Jay Ortiz, Azura 1:03.53; SOFLO: 7. Nicholas Pelaez 1:08.92, time drop, 10. Matt McVeigh 1:11.40, time drop; 13-14, 1. Jihwan Kim, YSF 57.67; SOFLO: 2. Lucas Porven 58.31, time drop, 3. Austin Nelson 1:01.16; 15-and-over, 1. Sebastian Braithwaite, TSA 58.41.

50-yard butterfly:
9-10, 1. Ryan Harries, SOFLO 39.72, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Emiliano Cavani 42.42, 9. Adrian Sowma 48.54, time drop; 11-12, 1. Karvin Jay Ortiz, Azura 33.32; SOFLO: 8. Nicholas Pelaez 35.42; 13-14, 1. Nathaniel Garrick, SOFLO 27.87; SOFLO: 5. Adrian Hernandez 30.84, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Michael Gonio, SFTL 29.82.

200-yard individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Kavon Clarke, SFTL 3:05.82; 11-12, 1. Alejandro Osorio, Azura 2:41.91; 13-14, 1. Vincenzo DiCorpo, SF 2:57.17; 15-and-over, 1. Christian Arbelo, SF 2;22.43.

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

Author: South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming

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