SOFLO’s Olivia Dinehart, Girls Relay Win; SOFLO Girls Lead After Day Two Of Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics


By Sharon Robb

STUART, July 19, 2019—Despite a few interruptions from Mother Nature, South Florida Aquatic Club was in championship form Friday at the Florida Gold Coast 14&Under Long Course Summer Junior Olympics at Sailfish Splash Water Park.

There were two rain delays during the day-long meet. The morning session were designated as timed finals. Meet officials completed Friday night what events they did not finish in the morning. The only results posted were on Meet Mobile.

Olivia Dinehart, 14, won the 13-14 100-meter breaststroke in a best time 1:13.87 with a time drop of 3.00. She was third in the 400-meter freestyle in 4:29.46, another best time with a time drop of 6.02.

Dinehart was also a member of SOFLO’s third place 800-meter freestyle with Elena Dinehart, Madeline Smutny and Alexis Christensen that finished in 8:57.73.

SOFLO’s 400-meter freestyle relay won the 11-12 title in 4:22.04 with Gabriela Avila, Mariano Pinto, Isabelle Wilson and Anastasia Lutz.

Other SOFLO top three finishers were:

Elena Dinehart, second, 200-meter backstroke, 2:24.79, time drop 1.05; third, 100-meter butterfly.

Anastasia Lutz, third, 50-meter freestyle, 29.53, time drop 0.47.

Madeline Smutny, second, 100-meter butterfly, 1:06.33, time drop.

Isabelle Wilson, third, 400-meter freestyle, 4:52.59.

SOFLO boys 800-meter freestyle relay was third in 8:41.66 with Javier Colmenares, Christian Tijero, Alejandro Mateus and Nathaniel Garrick.

The four-day meet continues Saturday with prelims and finals, weather permitting.

According to results posted on Meet Mobile, the City of Hialeah and St. Andrew’s are tied for first in the boys team standings with 73 points. South Florida Aquatic Club is sixth with 51.5 points.

SOFLO leads the girls team standings with 113 points. St. Andrew’s is second with 88 points.

SOFLO is going after its tenth consecutive JO long course team title and 11th overall in club history. SOFLO has also won back-to-back short and long course JO titles six times.

In March, SOFLO won the FGC 14&Under Short Course JOs for a record tenth overall combined in the club’s 19-year history. SOFLO won the boys title with 524 points ahead of runnerup FAST (401). SOFLO girls finished runnerup by just 18 points behind Pine Crest.

Among top teams in the meet are Pine Crest, Azura, FAST, Jupiter, Hialeah, Swim Fort Lauderdale and Sunrise.

FRIDAY RESULTS

BOYS TEAM RESULTS: 1. St. Andrew’s 84, 2. Hialeah 73, 3. Metro Aquatics 71, 4. Azura Florida Aquatics 67, 5. Jupiter 66, 6. South Florida Aquatic Club 51.50, 7. Sunrise Swimming 41, 8. TS Aquatics 36, 9. East Coast Aquatic Club 26, 10. tie, Midtown Weston, Wahoos of Wellington 25.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS: 1. South Florida Aquatic Club 113, 2. St. Andrew’s 88, 3. Midtown Weston 79, 4. Gulliver 76.50, 5. Pine Crest 64, 6. Wahoos of Wellington 63, 7. Jupiter 53, 8. Metro Aquatics 45.50, 9. Coral Springs Swim Club 35, 10. Azura 34.

GIRLS

200-meter freestyle relay:
13-14, 1. St. Andrew’s 1:50.65, 6. SOFLO A 1:55.57 (Elena Dinehart, Alexis Christensen, Madeline Smutny, Olivia Dinehart), 17. SOFLO B 2:00.30 (Sophia Grubbs, Ava Kuznik, Natalia Sibug, Hartley Pitters-Hinds).

200-meter backstroke:
11-12, 1. Lilia Blanco, PB 2:31.53; SOFLO: 4. Fiorella Di Salvo 2:38.88, time drop 4.15; 13-14, 1. Julia Podkoscielny, PC 2:20.32; SOFLO: 2. Elena Dinehart 2:24.79, time drop 1.05.

50-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Alera Hurwitz, WOW 30.06; SOFLO: 12. Sofia Lugo 34.01; 11-12, 1. Sidney Anton, Azura 28.90; SOFLO: 3. Anastasia Lutz 29.53, time drop 0.47, 10. Gabriela Avila 30.66, time drop 1.11; 13-14, 1. Aspen Gersper, SAS 26.99.

100-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Tessa Broedell, JUP 1:25.48; 11-12, 1. Sidney Anton, Azura 1:20.75; 13-14, 1. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 1:13.87, time drop 3.00; SOFLO: 10. Sophia Grubbs 1:18.62, time drop 1.58.

100-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Alera Hurwitz, WOW 1:13.25; SOFLO: 6. Lydia Smutny 1:25.75, time drop 11.06; 11-12, 1. Emma Herrera, JUP 1:08.41; 13-14, 1. Aspen Gersper, SA 1:04.19; SOFLO: 2. Madeline Smutny 1:06.33, time drop 5.22, 3. Elena Dinehart 1:06.37, time drop 1.59.

400-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Madison Abinuman, WOW 5:13.11; SOFLO: 8. Alessandra Gendarmi 5:46.87, time drop 17.19; 11-12, 1. Emma Herrera, JUP 4:42.03; SOFLO: 3. Isabelle Wilson 4:52.59, 4. Mariana Pinto 4:54.71, time drop 2.11, 11. Anastasia Lutz 5:01.51, time drop 12.74; 13-14, 1. Julia Podkoscielny, PC 4:25.98; SOFLO: 3. Olivia Dinehart 4:29.46, time drop, 6.02, 6. Madeline Smutny 4:34.45, time drop 12.80.

400-meter freestyle relay:
11-12, 1. SOFLO A 4:22.04 (Gabriela Avila, Mariana Pinto, Isabelle Wilson, Anastasia Lutz), 12. SOFLO B 4:43.09 (Sarah Vasquez, Genesis Escobar, Dahlia Hirsh, Fiorella Di Salvo).

800-meter freestyle relay:
13-14, 1. St. Andrew’s 8:50.10, 3. SOFLO A 8:57.73 (Elena Dinehart, Olivia Dinehart, Madeline Smutny, Alexis Christensen).

BOYS

200-meter freestyle relay:
13-14, 1. City of Hialeah 1:44.28, 7. SOFLO A 1:49.47 (Nathaniel Garrick, Samuel Bullen, Diego Nazario-Vazquez, Zackary Harris), 10. SOFLO B 1:50.70 (Christian Tijero, Logan Gonzalez, Adrian Hernandez, Alejandro Mateus).

200-meter backstroke:
11-12, 1. Andy Serrano-Peia, CM 2:33.47; SOFLO: 8. Hashan Ekanayake 2:36.93, time drop 9.79, 9. Ethan McPeek 2:39.61, time drop 16.43; 13-14, 1. Wisthon Rendon Sequera, Unattached 2:15.59; SOFLO: 9. Alejandro Mateus 2:24.20, time drop 3.88, 13. Aldo Zepeda 2:27.78, time drop 0.97, 14. Logan Gonzalez 2:28.88, time drop 6.88.

50-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. William Domokos-Murphy, SAS 30.33; SOFLO: 8. Juan Vallmitjana 32.63, time drop 0.34, 10. Connor Jimenez 32.80, time drop 0.19; 11-12, 1. Riley Brisco, LLL 27.66; SOFLO: 11. Kevin Moya 29.54; 13-14, 1. Agustin Rodriguez, HSC 26.07.

100-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Jared Berke, PCS 1:29.98; SOFLO: 5. Ryan Harries 1:37.82, time drop 3.43; 11-12, 1. Giulian Martin, CANE 1:16.31; 13-14, 1. Aiden Kohanyi, TSA 1:09.17; SOFLO: 7. Logan Gonzalez 1:15.36, time drop 1.54, 8. Christopher Hau 1:15.75, time drop 2.17, 9. Javier Colmenares 1:15.99, time drop 2.89, 10. Samuel Bullen 1:16.18, time drop 1.69, 11. Zackary Harris 1:16.27, time drop 2.28.

100-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. William Domokos-Murphy, SAS 1:13.09; 11-12, 1. Lucas Bailey, ECAC 1:08.54; 13-14, 1. Dario Martin, OSC 58.66; SOFLO: 9. Alejandro Mateus 1:03.34, time drop 1.35.

400-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. William Domokos-Murphy, SAS 4:54.72; SOFLO: 5. Juan Vallmitjana 5:11.62, time drop 12.33; 11-12, 1. Alessandro Pereira, Azura 4:37.17; SOFLO: 4. Hashan Ekanayake 4:45.38, time drop 8.73, 8. Felix Gonzalez 5:01.03, time drop 4.01; 13-14, 1. Agustin Rodriguez, HSC 4:13.99; SOFLO: 6. Javier Colmenares 4:29.15, time drop 7.41, 11. Zackary Harris 4:34.07, time drop 6.89, 12. Nathaniel Garrick 4:35.03, time drop 6.32;

400-meter freestyle relay:
11-12, 1. Azura 4:20.72, 11. SOFLO B 4:42.44 (Ethan McPeek, Stefano Mazzi, Nicholas Pelaez, Alessio Mazzi).

800-meter freestyle relay:
13-14, 1. City of Hialeah 8:27.03, 3. SOFLO A 8:41.66 (Javier Colmenares, Christian Tijero, Alejandro Mateus, Nathaniel Garrick).

IF YOU GO

What: 14&Under Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics

When: Saturday-Sunday

Schedule: Saturday-Sunday, prelims, 9 a.m., finals 6 p.m.

Where: Sailfish Splash Waterpark, 931 SE Ruhnke, Stuart.

Defending 2018 champions: Combined, SOFLO; Boys, FAST (Flood Aquatics Swim Team); Girls, Pine Crest.

Of note: Admission is $5 per session. Heat sheets will not be sold and will be available at http://www.martincountyswimming.org. Martin County Swimming and North Palm Beach Swim Club are co-hosting the meet. Results will be available on Meet Mobile or http://www.martincountyswimming.org. For more information call Jim McCombs, 772-485-3239.

EDITOR NOTE: Results provided by Meet Mobile and may be unofficial.

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

Author: South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming

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