SOFLO Swimmers, Relays Fare Well In Session Two Of FGC South SCY BB Spring Championships


By Sharon Robb

PEMBROKE PINES, March 4, 2019–South Florida Aquatic Club kicked off the day on a winning note in the Florida Gold Coast South SCY BB Spring Championships Saturday at Academic Village Pool.

During Session Two of the three-day meet, SOFLO swept the top three places in the boys’ 7-10 100-yard breaststroke. Juan Vallmitjana, 10, won in 1:28.24, shaving 6.71 seconds off his previous best. Mason Jimenez, 10, was second in a best time 1:28.83 with a time drop of 5.39 and Ryan Harries, 9, was third in 1:32.35, also a best time, with a drop of 3.22.

Among other SOFLO winners were:

Elise Dinehart won the 50-yard freestyle in a best time 32.05. She was also third in the 100-yard individual medley in 1:22.40, another best time.

Dinehart was also a member of the winning 7-10 girls 200-yard freestyle relay that won in 2:10.39 with teammates Sophia Avila, Isabella Perry and Sofia Lugo.

SOFLO also won the 11-12 and 13-14 girls relays.

Zackary Harris won the 200-yard butterfly in 2:13.64.

SOFLO boys won the 7-10 200-yard freestyle relay in 2:08.94 with Mason Jimenez, Matthew Jimenez, Ryan Harries and Juan Vallmitjana.

SOFLO was among a field of 33 Florida Gold Coast teams from Miami-Dade and south Broward. SOFLO had the largest team entered with 82 swimmers (48 girls and 34 boys) competing in 330 individual events and 16 relays.

The meet was open to all swimmers on Broward County Florida Gold Coast registered teams who achieved a BB national time age group motivational time standard in one or more events.

SATURDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

200-yard butterfly:
11-12, 1. Sahara Idler, MAC 2:39.18; 13-14, 1. Rachel Yordi, OSC 2:22.81; 15-18, 1. Sophie G, RANS 2:25.72.

100-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Isabel Viera, Unattached 1:18.99; SOFLO: 4. Sofia Lugo 1:22.59, time drop, 5. Alexandra Strong 1:23.13, time drop, 9. Sophia Avila 1:25.39.

50-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Makayla Montenegro, MAC 36.58; SOFLO: 2. Olivia Wang 37.10, time drop, 4. Isabella Perry 38.08, time drop, 7. Mikhel Martin 38.66, 11. Jemma Baldwin 43.46.

100-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Rosalia La Pietra, Azura 1:31.46; SOFLO: 3. Shelby Evans 1:35.69, time drop, 4. Sofia Lugo 1:37.05, time drop, 7. Alessandra Gendarmi 1:38.32, 10. Gianna Martin 1:44.19.

50-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Elise Dinehart, SOFLO 32.05, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Isabella Perry 32.48, time drop, 5. Sophia Avila 33.02, 7. Olivia Wang 33.48, time drop, 9. Alexandra Strong 34.08, time drop, 10. Alessandra Gendarmi 34.67, 11. Mikhel Martin 35.23.

100-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Sofia Olea, SF 1:20.70; SOFLO: 3. Elise Dinehart 1:22.40, time drop, 4. Sofia Lugo 1:22.99, time drop, 9. Isabella Perry, 1:26.00, time drop, 10. Olivia Wang 1:26.51, 11. Alessandra Gendarmi 1:28.74, 12. Saree Young 1:28.89, time drop, 13. Sophia Avila 1:29.04, time drop.

200-yard backstroke:
11-12, 1. Amelie Bicerne, MWA 2:30.66; 13-14, 1. Carmen Sanchez-Tembleque, RANS 2:20.50; SOFLO: 4. Kaitlyn Barrios 2:26.93, time drop; 15-18, 1. Sophie G, RANS 2:20.78.

200-yard freestyle relay:
7-10, 1. SOFLO A 2:10.39 (Elise Dinehart, Sophia Avila, Isabella Perry, Sofia Lugo), 2. SOFLO B 2:22.63 (Alessandra Gendarmi, Alexandra Strong, Francesca Perry, Mikhel Martin); 11-12, 1. SOFLO A 1:57.31(Leah Pando, Fiorella Di Salvo, Sarah Vasquez, Isabella Rodriguez), 4. SOFLO B 2:03.93 (Caterina Fogli, Roshini Shivakumar, Genesis Escobar, Pilar Duranti); 13-14, 1. SOFLO A 1:48.83 (Kaitlyn Barrios, Hartley Pitters-Hinds, Ava Kuznik, Shayna Blitz), 2. SOFLO B 1:54.28; 15-18, 1. Azura 1:47.85, 3. SOFLO B 1:49.29 (Maria Herne, Ana Frable, Ruth Kaufman, Jena Legaspi).

BOYS

200-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Zackary Harris, SOFLO 2:13.64; 15-18, 1. Javier Marrero, AJSC 2:13.02.

100-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Tikhon Kolobov, NMST 1:19.55; SOFLO: 2. Oleksii Viazmetinov 1:20.26, time drop, 3. Mason Jimenez 1:21.55, time drop.

50-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Oliver Cannings, AJSC 34.02; SOFLO: 3. Ryan Harries 40.28.

100-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Juan Vallmitjana, SOFLO 1:28.24, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Mason Jimenez 1:28.83, time drop, 3. Ryan Harries 1:32.35, time drop, 6. Oleksii Viazmetinov 1:34.15, time drop.

50-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Jesus Linares, MAC 30.42; SOFLO: 10. Mason Jimenez 32.48, time drop.

100-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Frank Vincze, SF 1:23.44; SOFLO: 2. Matthew Jimenez 1:23.47, time drop.

200-yard backstroke:
11-12, 1. Andy Serrano-Perez, CM 2:21.53; 13-14, 1. Richard Navarro, MAC 2:14.36; SOFLO: 2. Aldo Zepeda 2:16.02, time drop; 15-18, 1. Thomas Hecker, MCDA 2:16.44.

200-yard freestyle relay:
7-10, 1. SOFLO A 2:08.94 (Mason Jimenez, Matthew Jimenez, Ryan Harries, Juan Vallmitjana); 11-12, 1. City of Miami 1:54.85, 2. SOFLO A 1:57.32 (Alessio Mazzi, Ethan McPeek, Derek Hau, Luca Hincapie); 13-14, 1. City of Miami 1:39.14, 2. SOFLO A 1:39.86 (Christopher Hau, Logan Gonzalez, Yanjun Wang, Diego Nazario-Vazquez), 3. SOFLO B 1:43.31 (Nathaniel Garrick, Christian Tijero, Aldo Zepeda, Matthew Kim); 15-18, 1. Miami Country Day 1:35.18, 2. SOFLO A 1:39.14 (Manuel Melendez, Nicholas Chaimowicz, Christian Vasquez, David Diaz Venturo).

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
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