SOFLO Swimmers Shine On Day One Of Broward County B/C Championships; Cherill Royalty, Ryan Harries Double Winners


By Sharon Robb

WESTON, July 6, 2019—The future looks bright for South Florida Aquatic Club’s up-and-coming swimmers.

The Sharks dominated opening day of the Broward County B/C Championships Saturday at YMCA Weston Family Center. Most of SOFLO swimmers had at least one time drop and several finished among the top three.

Among SOFLO’s six champions were:

Isabella Perry, 10, 100-yard backstroke, 1:22.06, time drop.

Jordan Evans, 8, 50-yard breaststroke, 48.01.

Cherill Royalty, 8, 50-yard freestyle, 35.14, time drop; 200-yard freestyle, 3:00.26.

Ryan Harries, 10, 100-yard backstroke, 1:23.80, time drop; 200-yard freestyle, 2:40.37, time drop.

Alexander Blandon, 17, 50-yard freestyle, 25.68.

Noah Mejias, 8, 50-yard butterfly, 41.71, time drop.

The two-day Florida Gold Coast short course yards ends Sunday. The timed finals begin 9 a.m. The meet is hosted by the YMCA of South Florida Barracudas swim team. B/C Championship meets are also being held in Palm Beach and Miami-Dade.

Among other FGC teams competing are Azura Florida Aquatics, Sunrise Swimming, Pine Crest Swimming, Heritage Aquatics, Pompano Beach Piranhas, SwimFast, Swim Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs Swim Club, TSA Aquatics and Plantation Swim Team.

SATURDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

50-yard backstroke:
8-and-under, 1. Sofia Rodriguez, Azura 39.68; SOFLO TOP 10: 2. Cherill Royalty 44.16, time drop, 3. Jordan Evans 44.48, time drop, 10. Danielle Brancati, 51.34.

100-yard backstroke:
9-10, 1. Isabella Perry, SOFLO 1:22.06, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Francesca Perry 1:28.04, time drop; 11-12, 1. Deniz Sirma, Azura 1:15.00; SOFLO: 4. Genesis Escobar 1:17.92, time drop, 7. Roshini Shivakumar 1:22.37, time drop; 13-14, 1. Abigail Juskiewicz, Plantation Swim Team 1:12.06; 15-and-over, 1. Sarah Colado, TSA 1:11.71.

50-yard breaststroke:
8-and-under, 1. Jordan Evans, SOFLO 48.01; 9-10, 1. Arisa Porter, HAT 44.98; SOFLO: 2. tie, Francesca Perry 46.15, time drop and Mikhel Martin 46.15, time drop, 9. Gabriela Marin 48.34; 11-12, 1. Natalia Ladha, SF 38.83; SOFLO: 2. Calista Harries 40.38, time drop, 4. Genesis Escobar 42.09, time drop; 13-14, 1. Makaila Blanchard, SF 38.73; 15-and-over, 1. Sarah Colado, TSA 38.51.

50-yard freestyle:
8-and-under, 1. Cherill Royalty, SOFLO 35.14, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Jordan Evans 39.85; 9-10, 1. Stella McCranie, Azura 34.15; SOFLO: 3. Francesca Perry 34.44, time drop, 4. Shelby Evans 34.63, time drop; 11-12, 1. Allyson Lake, CSSC 31.11; SOFLO: 11. Calista Harries 34.45, time drop; 13-14, 1. Arina Muravyeva, HAT 30.15; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Burgos, Azura 30.43.

50-yard butterfly:
8-and-under, 1. Sofia Rodriguez, Azura 40.74; SOFLO: 2. Cherill Royalty 45.80.

100-yard butterfly:
9-10, 1. Arisa Porter, HAT 1:23.49; SOFLO: 2. Isabella Perry 1:28.36, 9. Gabriela Marin 1:49.07; 11-12, 1. Natalia Ladha, SF 1:09.64; SOFLO: 4. Genesis Escobar 1:25.29, time drop, 6. Roshini Shivakumar 1:35.25; 13-14, 1. Camryn Britto, SF 1:15.58; 15-and-over, 1. Emily Brennan, YSF 1:14.21.

200-yard freestyle:
8-and-under, 1. Cherill Royalty, SOFLO 3:00.26; 9-10, 1. Michaela Mann, Unattached 2:42.29; SOFLO: 2. Shelby Evans 2:46.77, 7. Gabriela Marin 3:06.78, time drop; 11-12, 1. Deniz Sirma, Azura 2:23.64; SOFLO: 4. Roshini Shivakumar 2:36.63, 9. Calista Harries 2:43.16, time drop; 13-14, 1. Maya Oren, Azura 2:16.67; 15-and-over, 1. Sarah Colado, TSA 2:20.55.

BOYS

50-yard backstroke:
8-and-under, 1. John Mann, Unattached 43.87; SOFLO: 7. Julian Sibug 50.35, time drop, 8. Vishnu Shivakamur 52.48.

100-yard backstroke:
9-10, 1. Ryan Harries, SOFLO 1:23.80, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Emiliano Cavani 1:29.65, time drop, 7. Dylan McVeigh 1:36.54, time drop, 9. Preston Christensen 1:39.61; 11-12, 1. Frank Farinas, PB 1:15.61; SOFLO: 4. Mason Jimenez 1:19.66, time drop, 5. Matthew Jimenez 1:20.50, 10. Sakina Coradin 1:27.13; 13-14, 1. Egor Frantsevskiy, Unattached 1:08.22; ; SOFLO: 10. Bruno Martins 1:25.84, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Samuel Jackson YSF 1:02.46; SOFLO: 2. Alexander Blandon 1:03.53.

50-yard breaststroke:
8-and-under, 1. Marcos Machado, PB 45.77; SOFLO: 4. Noah Mejias 50.94, 6. Eric Ferrer 55.47, time drop, 7. Daniel Chaussky 56.81, 8. Julian Sibug 56.85, time drop, 10. Vishnu Shivakumar 57.82; 9-10, 1. Brandon Lozano, Azura 44.95; SOFLO: 2. Aryav Thakur 45.76, time drop, 3. Emiliano Cavani 46.83, time drop, 5. Dylan McVeigh 48.06, time drop, 11. Preston Christensen 52.42, time drop; 11-12, 1. Frank Farinas, PB 38.15; SOFLO: 4. Matt McVeigh 41.36, 8. Aditya Kapadia 43.03, 11. Mason Jimenez 43.47; 13-14, 1. Juan Sarmiento, PST 36.45; 15-and-over, 1. Samuel Jackson, YSF 30.85; SOFLO: 2. Alexander Blandon 32.11, 4. Ventura Torres 35.97.

50-yard freestyle:
8-and-under, 1. Marcus Machado, PB 35.18; SOFLO: 9. Daniel Chaussky 41.09, 10. Eric Ferrer 41.56; 9-10, 1. Francesca Corrales, SFTL 34.57; SOFLO: 9. Aryav Thakur 35.96, 10. Dylan McVeigh 37.72; 11-12, 1. Lorenzo Herek, CSSC 28.86; SOFLO: 10. Matt McVeigh 32.12, time drop; 13-14, 1. Egor Frantsevskiy, Unattached 26.36; SOFLO: 12. Bruno Martins 31.57, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Alexander Blandon, SOFLO 25.68; SOFLO: 4. Ventura Torres 27.09, time drop.

50-yard butterfly:
8-and-under, 1. Noah Mejias, SOFLO 41.71, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Matthew Ortiz 46.14, 7. Eric Ferrer 51.82, 10. Julian Sibug 56.04, time drop.

100-yard butterfly:
9-10, 1. Christian King, PC 1:24.71; SOFLO: 4. Emiliano Cavani 1:43.67; 11-12, 1. Kaideng Zhao, SUN 1:06.23; 13-14, 1. Nick Nimroozi, SFTL 1:05.29; SOFLO: 6. Bruno Martins 1:29.40; 15-and-over, 1. Christian Arbelo, SF 1:06.95.

200-yard freestyle:
8-and-under, 1. Marcus Machado, PB 2:38.99; SOFLO: 2. Noah Mejias 3:05.88; 9-10, 1. Ryan Harries, SOFLO 2:40.37, time drop, 6. Aryav Thakur 2:57.66, 7. Emiliano Cavani 3:01.77; 11-12, 1. Giovanni Gianfriddo, SUN 2:22.83; SOFLO: 5. Mason Jimenez 2:27.19, 6. Matthew Jimenez 2:33.75, time drop; 13-14, 1. Egor Frantsevsky, Unattached 2:09.79; SOFLO: 10. Bruno Martins 2:32.59; 15-and-over, 1. Samuel Jackson. YSF 2:02.08; SOFLO: 4. Alexander Blandon 2:08.59, 5. Ventura Torres 2:11.37.

IF YOU GO

What: Broward County B/C Championships

When: Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m., timed finals

Where: YMCA Weston Family Center, Regional Park, Weston

Of note: Admission is $5 per session. Heat sheets will not be sold at the meet, they are available free of charge on the club’s website, http://www.ysfbarracudas.com or Meet Mobile. First-third will earn medals and fourth-eighth will receive ribbons. For more information call meet director John Spire, 954-557-8177.

SOFLO Swimmers Begin Championship Summer Season At Broward County B/C Championships


By Sharon Robb

WESTON—South Florida Aquatic Club’s up-and-coming developmental swimmers are poised to make a splash at the Broward County B/C Championships at YMCA Weston Family Center.

The two-day Florida Gold Coast short course yards meet begins Saturday. The timed finals begin 9 a.m. each day. The meet is hosted by the YMCA of South Florida Barracudas swim team.

B/C Championship meets are also being held in Palm Beach and Miami-Dade.

Among SOFLO Sharks’ top seeds are:

Cherill Royalty, 8, 50-yard backstroke, 45.83; 50-yard butterfly, 45.71; 200-yard freetyle, no time; 100-yard freestyle, 1:22.05.

Isabella Perry, 10, 100-yard backstroke, 1:31.92.

Francesca Perry, 9, 50-yard backstroke, 42.25; 50-yard butterfly, 42.14.

Ryan Harries, 10, 100-yard backstroke, 1:33.01.

Jordan Evans, 8, 50-yard breaststroke, 51.65.

Emiliano Cavani, 10, 50-yard breaststroke, 47.47; 100-yard butterfly, 1:41.64; 50-yard backstroke, 43.05; 100-yard breaststroke, 1:48.13; 50-yard butterfly, 41.17.

Gel’lesa Lewis, 12, 50-yard breaststroke, 42.24.

Gianna Martin, 8, 50-yard freestyle, 36.02.

Nicholas Pelaez, 12, 100-yard butterfly, 1:17.66.

Mason Jimenez, 11, 200-yard freestyle 2:27.00.

Ros Shivakumar, 12, 50-yard backstroke, 35.86; 50-yard butterfly, 35.86.

Matt McVeigh, 11, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:32.08.

Among other FGC teams competing are Azura Florida Aquatics, Sunrise Swimming, Pine Crest Swimming, Heritage Aquatics, Pompano Beach Piranhas, SwimFast, Swim Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs Swim Club, TSA Aquatics and Plantation Swim Team.

IF YOU GO

What: Broward County B/C Championships

When: Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m., timed finals

Where: YMCA Weston Family Center, Regional Park, Weston

Of note: Admission is $5 per session. Heat sheets will not be sold at the meet, they are available free of charge on the club’s website, http://www.ysfbarracudas.com or Meet Mobile. First-third will earn medals and fourth-eighth will receive ribbons. For more information call meet director John Spire, 954-557-8177.