SOFLO’s Alexander Blandon Double Winner On Final Day Of Broward County B/C Championships


By Sharon Robb

WESTON, July 7, 2019—South Florida Aquatic Club had another successful day on the second and final day of the Broward County B/C Championships Sunday at YMCA Weston Family Center.

Alexander Blandon, 17, led SOFLO as a double winner. He won the 100-yard individual medley in 1:03.96 and 100-yard freestyle in 56.86.

Blandon was also second in the 50-yard backstroke, 29.70 and second in the 100-yard breaststroke, 1:11.03. He finished with three wins, four seconds and one fourth place.

Other individual SOFLO champions were:

Alexandra Strong, 10, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:33.92, time drop.

Calista Harries, 12, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:26.99, time drop.

Sofia Rodriguez, 8, 100-yard freestyle, 1:18.37.

Genesis Escobar, 11, 50-yard butterfly, 34.95, time drop.

Isabella Perry, 10, 200-yard individual medley, 2:50.51, time drop.

Matt McVeigh, 11, 50-yard backstroke, 35.05, time drop.

Among other top three finishers were:

Jordan Evans, 8, second, 100-yard individual medley, 1:36.22, time drop; third, 100-yard freestyle, 1:29.22.

Francesca Perry, 9, second, 50-yard backstroke, 40.26, time drop; second 100-yard breaststroke, 1:41.07; second, 50-yard butterfly, 37.59, time drop.

Genesis Escobar, 11, second, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:27.98, time drop; third, 100-yard individual medley, 1:17.86, time drop.

Cherill Royalty, 8, second, 100-yard freestyle, 1:18.70, time drop; second, 100-yard freestyle, 1:18.70, time drop; third, 100-yard individual medley, 1:39.34, time drop.

Emiliano Cavani, 10, second, 50-yard backstroke, 42.45, time drop; third, 100-yard freestyle, 1:20.99, time drop; second, 50-yard butterfly, 45.50.

Shelby Evans, 9, third, 100-yard individual medley, 1:29.79, time drop.

Roshini Shivakumar, 12, second, 50-yard butterfly, 356.20; third, 50-yard backstroke, 36.22.

Alexandra Strong, 10, second, 200-yard individual medley, 2:55.09.

Aryav Thakur, 10, second, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:39.61.

Noah Mejias, 8, third, 100-yard individual medley, 1:35.62.

Dylan McVeigh, 9, third, 50-yard backstroke, 43.19, time drop.

Ventura Torres, 17, second, 50-yard butterfly, 29.95.

The two-day Florida Gold Coast short course yards meet, hosted by the YMCA of South Florida Barracudas swim team, was one of three county B/C Championships, also held in Palm Beach and Miami-Dade.

Among other FGC teams that competed were 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.

SUNDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

100-yard individual medley:
8-and-under, 1. Sofia Rodriguez, Azura 1:29.05; SOFLO: 2. Jordan Evans 1:36.22, time drop, 3. Cherill Royalty 1:39.34, time drop; 9-10, 1. Juliana Cavalcanti, Unattached 1:26.12; SOFLO: 3. Shelby Evans 1:29.79, time drop, 7. Gabriela Marin 1:37.22; 11-12, 1. Natalia Ladha, SF 1:12.39; SOFLO: 3. Genesis Escobar 1:17.86, time drop, 5. Roshini Shivakumar 1:22.23, 7. Calista Harris 1:25.66, time drop; 13-14, 1. Maya Oren, Azura 1:11.34; 15-and-over, 1. Sarah Colado, TSA 1:13.42.

50-yard backstroke:
9-10, 1. Arisa Porter, HAT 39.64; SOFLO: 2. Francesca Perry 40.26, time drop, 5. Shelby Evans 43.31, time drop, 15. Gabriela Marin 48.66; 11-12, 1. Mila Bond, CSSC 34.75; SOFLO: 3. Roshini Shivakumar 36.22, 18. Calista Harries 44.81; 13-14, 1. Camryn Britto, SF 34.13; 15-and-over, 1. Sarah Colado, TSA 34.19.

100-yard breaststroke:
9-10, 1. Alexandra Strong, SOFLO 1:33.92, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Francesca Perry 1:41.07, 4. Gabriela Marin 1:45.24, time drop; 11-12, 1. Calista Harries, SOFLO 1:26.99, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Genesis Escobar 1:27.98, time drop, 9. Roshini Shivakumar 1:43.04; 13-14, 1. Camryn Britto, SF 1:25.74; 15-and-over, 1. Sarah Colado, TSA 1:23.63.

100-yard freestyle:
8-and-under, 1. Sofia Rodriguez, Azura 1:18.37; SOFLO: 2. Cherill Royalty 1:18.70, time drop, 3. Jordan Evans 1:29.22, 13. Daniella Brancati 1:45.26; 9-10, 1. Michaela Mann, Unattached 1:15.75; SOFLO: 4. Shelby Evans 1:20.57, time drop, 11. Gabriela Marin 1:25.40, time drop; 11-12, 1. Chloe Cupid, PST 1:06.37; SOFLO: 5. Valentina Valecillos 1:12.75, 9. Calista Harris 1:16.76, time drop; 13-14, 1. Camryn Britto, SF 1:04.28; 15-and-over, 1. Emily Brennan, YSF 1:02.73.

50-yard butterfly:
9-10, 1. Arisa Porter, HAT 36.03; SOFLO: 2. Francesca Perry 37.59, time drop; 11-12, 1. Genesis Escobar, SOFLO 34.95, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Roshini Shivakumar 36.20; 13-14, 1. Maya Oren, Azura 32.35; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Burgos, Azura 33.03.

200-yard individual medley:
9-10, 1. Isabella Perry, SOFLO 2:50.51, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Alexandra Strong 2:55.09; 11-12, 1. Natalia Ladha, SF 2:37.42; 13-14, 1. Maya Oren, Azura 2:33.71; 15-and-over, 1. Maria Burgos, Azura 2:45.77.

BOYS

100-yard individual medley:
8-and-under, 1. Marcos Machado, PB 1:25.28; SOFLO: 3. Noah Mejias 1:35.62, 6. Daniel Chaussky 1:46.47, 8. Julian Sibug 1:50.48, time drop, 9. Vishnu Shivakumar 1:53.20; 9-10, 1. Benjamin Cupid, PST 1:25.24; SOFLO: 6. Aryav Thakur 1:33.07, time drop, 12. Preston Christensen 1:43.36, time drop, 16. Atharv Agashe 1:52.41; 11-12, 1. Frank Farinas, PB 1:11.78; SOFLO: 7. Mason Jimenez 1:19.71, time drop, 13. Matthew Jimenez 1:24.60, 15. Aditya Kapadia 1:29.05, time drop; 13-14, 1. Carlos Garrido, YSF 1:09.93; SOFLO: 10. Bruno Martins 1:22.95, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Alexander Blandon, SOFLO 1:03.96; SOFLO: 4. Ventura Torres 1:07.90.

50-yard backstroke:
9-10, 1. Benjamin Cupid, PST 38.20; SOFLO: 2. Emiliano Cavani 42.45, time drop, 3. Dylan McVeigh 43.19, time drop, 6. Preston Christensen 45.38, 12. Atharv Agashe 49.22; 11-12, 1. Matt McVeigh, SOFLO 35.05, time drop; SOFLO: 7. Mason Jimenez 37.47, time drop, 9. Matthew Jimenez 37.84, 11. Sakima Coradin 38.69, 20. Aditya Kapadia 42.30, time drop, 22. Aleksander Chaussky 42.56; 13-14, 1. Sean Doyle, SUN 32.28; 15-and-over, 1. Samuel Jackson, YSF 27.64; SOFLO: 2. Alexander Blandon 29.70.

100-yard breaststroke:
9-10, 1. Brandon Lozano, Azura 1:38.63; SOFLO: 2. Aryav Thakur 1:39.61, 4. Emiliano Cavani 1:43.44, time drop, 10. Preston Christensen 2:03.14; 11-12, 1. Kaideng Zhao, SUN 1:14.39; SOFLO: 4. Matt McVeigh 1:32.33, 13. Noah Lee 1:45.71, 14. Aleksander Chaussky 1:46.42; 13-14, 1. Egor Frantsevskiy, Unattached 1:18.96; SOFLO: 12. Bruno Martins 1:34.29, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Samuel Jackson, YSF 1:07.90; SOFLO: 2. Alexander Blandon 1:11.03, 4. Ventura Torres 1:19.26, time drop.

100-yard freestyle:
8-and-under, 1. Marcos Machado, PB 1:15.05; SOFLO: 4. Noah Mejias 1:28.37, 8. Daniel Chaussky 1:38.69, 9. Vishnu Shivakumar 1:43.36, 10. Julian Sibug 1:45.84, 11. Toma Petkov 1:51.97; 9-10, 1. Francesco Corrales, SFTL 1:14.80; SOFLO: 3. Emiliano Cavani 1:20.99, time drop, 5. Aryav Thakur 1:24.26, time drop, 8. Dylan McVeigh 1:25.54, time drop, 9. Preston Christensen 1:26.03, time drop, 15. Atharv Agashe 1:32.53, 18. Jacob Lee 1:34.99; 11-12, 1. Reinaldo Martinez, SFTL 1:05.67; SOFLO: 8. Matt McVeigh 1:09.95, time drop, 9. Mason Jimenez 1:10.36, 10. Matthew Jimenez 1:11.06, time drop, 18. Sakima Coradin 1:20.34, 19. Aleksander Chaussky 1:21.40, 28. Noah Lee 1:31.37; 13-14, 1. Egor Frantsevskiy, Unattached 57.85; SOFLO: 9. Bruno Martins 1:17.01, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Alexander Blandon, SOFLO 56.86.

50-yard butterfly:
9-10, 1. Benjamin Cupid, PST 36.66; SOFLO: 2. Emiliano Cavani 45.50, 6. Aryav Thakur 48.84; 11-12, 1. Justin Torres, PB 32.66; SOFLO: 9. Mason Jimenez 36.55, time drop, 13. Matthew Jimenez 39.43, time drop; 13-14, 1. Egor Frantsevskiy, Unattached 29.59; SOFLO: 9. Bruno Martins 39.79, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Adrian Lewis, Azura 29.48; SOFLO: 2. Ventura Torres 29.95.

200-yard individual medley:
8-and-under, 1. Alexander Diaz, SF 3:15.09; 9-10, 1. David Valdiviezo, SF 3:15.99; 11-12, 1. Renato Corrales, SFTL 2:44.39; 13-14, 1. Carlos Garrido, YSF 2:33.37; 15-and-over, 1. Samuel Jackson, YSF 2:16.98.

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

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