By Sharon Robb
PEMBROKE PINES, February 27, 2019–South Florida Aquatic Club will be well-represented at this weekend’s Florida Gold Coast South SCY BB Spring Championships South at Academic Village Pool.
SOFLO heads a field of 33 Florida Gold Coast teams from Miami-Dade and south Broward.
SOFLO has the largest team entered with 82 swimmers (48 girls and 34 boys) competing in 330 individual events and 16 relays.
Among SOFLO top seeds are:
Sofia Lugo, 10, 200-yard freestyle, 2:35.76.
Nathaniel Garrick, 14, 500-yard freestyle, 5:19.51.
Manuel Melendez, 15, 100-yard backstroke, 1:00.62.
Mason Jimenez, 10, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:34.22.
Elise Dinehart, 10, 50-yard freestyle, 32.52.
Mathew Jimenez, 10, 100-yard individual medley, 1:24.19.
Garrett Oliver, 16, 200-yard breaststroke, 2:34.24.
Isabella Perry, 10, 50-yard backstroke, 38.33.
The meet is open to all swimmers on Broward County Florida Gold Coast registered teams who have achieved a BB national time age group motivational time standard in one or more events.
Lake Lytal Lightning is hosting the FGC SCY BB North Championships in West Palm Beach.
IF YOU GO
What: Florida Gold Coast South SCY BB Spring Championships South
Where: Academic Village Pool, 17191 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines.
Schedule: Friday, 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Teams: SOFL, AKS, AAST, ASC, BMHG, BISC, CANE, CM, DRSC, EA, FLA, FKSC, FFSC, FIU, GRSC, HSC, MACM, MLB, MBS, MCDA, MSA, MS, NMST, OSC, SDST, SWAT, SGST, UofM, YSF, AZFL, SF, CCPR, BKSC.
Of note: Admission is $5 per session. Heat sheets are available for free at soflomeets.info/BB South or Meet Mobile. The meet is short course yards. For more information, call 954-538-3721.
Sharon Robb can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org