Flanagan, Everglades Split In Season Opener; SOFLO Boys Shine


By Sharon Robb

PEMBROKE PINES—Flanagan girls won a nailbiter and Everglades boys came up big in their season openers.

Flanagan girls won by one point over Everglades, 47-46, and Everglades boys defeated Flanagan, 73-21.

Flanagan won the girls’ 200-yard freestyle relay and four individual events.

Flanagan’s Shayna Blitz was a double winner in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:28.46 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:13.84.

SOFLO’s Sarah Acevedo of Everglades won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:03.76.

In the boys competition, SOFLO’s Juan Colmenares, Alejandro Mateus, a double winner, Aldo Zepeda and Leonardo Mateus won their events.

Alejandro Mateus won the 100-yard butterfly in 55.15 and 100-yard backstroke in 58.77. His older brother, Leonardo Mateus, won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:10.18 and was second in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:06.39.

Aldo Zepeda won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:02.77. Juan Colmenares won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:04.76.

GIRLS
Flanagan 47, Everglades 46

200-yard medley relay: 1. Everglades, 2:15.12, 2. Flanagan 2:15.26.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Amy Nicole Toro, FLAN 2:20.79, 2. Sophia Jackson, EVER 2:27.86, 3. Jasmine Saldana, FLAN 3:15.96.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Shayna Blitz, FLAN 2:28.46, 2. Emiliana Munoz, FLAN 2:48.01, 3. Isabella Hastings, EVER 3:14.46.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Yvette Practest, EVER 29.28, 2. Halle Dolce, FLAN 33.61, 3. Maelynn Tavares, FLAN 37.76.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Sarah Acevedo, EVER 1:03.76, 2. Emiliana Munoz, FLAN 1:14.61, 3. Gia Tio, EVER 1:17.23.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Halle Dolce, FLAN 1:14.45, 2. Yvette, EVER 1:16.97, 3. Erin Leon, FLAN 1:29.23.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Sophia Jackson, EVER 5:43.14, 2. Sara Acevedo, EVER 5:43.14, 3. Eve Fatout, FLAN 9:11.06.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Flanagan 2:02.03, 2. Everglades 2:30.03.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Shayna Blitz, FLAN 1:13.84, 2. Isabella Hastings, EVER 1:27.30, 3. Erin Leon, FLAN 1:39.23.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. D. Nishut, EVER 1:29.22, 2. Amy Nicole Toro, FLAN 1:24.68, 3. Maelynn Tavares, FLAN 1:37.40.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Everglades 4:45.94, 2. Flanagan 6:19.18.

BOYS
Everglades 73, Flanagan 21

200-yard medley relay: 1. Everglades 1:46.27, 2. Flanagan 2:03.02.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Aldo Zepeda, EVER 2:02.77, 2. Robert Garrido, EVER 2:03.50, 3. Jayden Kaufman, FLAN 2:32.74.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Juan Colmenares, EVER 2:04.76, 2. Leonardo Mateus, EVER 2:06.39, 3. Michael Toro, FLAN 2:24.30.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Samuel Jackson, EVER 22.55, 2. Nick Gomez, FLAN 26.04, 3. Robert Garrida, EVER 26.06.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Alejandro Mateus, EVER 55.15, 2. Manuel Melendet, EVER 1:00.02, 3. Michael Toro, FLAN 1:06.70.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Samuel Jackson, EVER 52.99, 2. Thomas Romero, EVER 1:01.29, 3. Sergio Calderon, FLAN 1:11.35.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Leonardo Mateus, EVER 5:10.18, 2. Aldo Zepeda, EVER 5:44.03, 3. Sam Cabrera, FLAN 7:41.29.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Everglades 1:42.87, 2. Flanagan 1:46.50.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Alejandro Mateus, EVER 58.77, 2. Juan Colmenares, EVER 1:00.54, 3. Jayden Kaufman, FLAN 1:16.14.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Thomas Romen, EVER 1:09.28, 2. Luciano Munoz, FLAN 1:22.05, 3. Manuel Melandez, EVER 1:27.47.

400-meter freestyle relay: 1. Everglades A 3:36.59, 2. Everglades B 4:13.02.

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

Cypress Bay Dominates Season Opener With Impressive Wins


By Sharon Robb

WESTON, August 29, 2019—-Cypress Bay, the most dominant Broward County public high school swim program last season, took up where it left off in its season opener.

With talent and depth, Cypress Bay girls defeated St. Thomas Aquinas, 170-110, and Coral Glades, 191-77.

Cypress Bay boys were just as impressive defeating St. Thomas Aquinas, 173-97, and Coral Glades, 163.50-100.50.

The girls swept all three relays and won every individual event except one.

SOFLO’s Paige Lane was the only double winner capturing the 200-yard freestyle in 1:59.94 and 100-yard freestyle in 57.33.

SOFLO’s Gaby Banks, coming off the FINA World Junior Championships for Jamaica, won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.35.

Jack D’Avi led the Cypress Bay boys with two wins in the 50-yard freestyle in 22.88 and 100-yard freestyle in 50.50.

SOFLO’s Philopatier Ibrahim won the 500-yard freestyle in 4:55.02 for Cypress Bay.

SOFLO’s Lance Lesage was St. Thomas Aquinas only individual winner in the 100-yard backstroke in 52.80. Lesage was coming off the Speedo Junior Championships.

COMBINED TEAM SCORES
Cypress Bay 343, St. Thomas Aquinas 216
Cypress Bay 354.50, Coral Glades, 177.50
St. Thomas Aquinas 300, Coral Glades 206

GIRLS
Cypress Bay 170, St. Thomas Aquinas 119
Cypress Bay 191, Coral Glades 77
St. Thomas Aquinas 183, Coral Glades 83

200-yard medley relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 1:53.11, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:56.43, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas B 2:02.92.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Paige Lane, CB 1:59.94, 2. Chambers, STA 2:04.18, 3. Elizabth Riley, CB 2:05.28.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Bellardi, CB 2:16.25, 2. Villamil, CB 2:17.54, 3. Ellie Koch, CB 2:19.34.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Gaby Banks, CB 24.35, 2. Kelly, CB 26.42, 3. Gonzalez, CB 27.98.

1-meter diving: None.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Elizabeth Riley, CB 1:03.36, 2. Jacqueline Lugo, CB 1:03.87, 3. T. Landron, STA 1:04.05.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Paige Lane, CB 57.33, 2. Bannister, STA 57.33, 3. J. Kelly, CB 58.62.

500-yard freestyle: 1. C. Hartung, CGL 5:08.75, 2. Bellardi, CB 5:28.61, 3. G. Chambers, STA 5:33.19.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 1:46.70, 2. Cypress Bay B 1:48.26, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:48.68.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Ellie Koch, CB 1:03.17, 2. Bannister, STA 1:06.06, 3. Flynn, CGL 1:07.92.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Villamil, CB 1:11.15, 2. Fimiano, STA 1:11.82, 3. Nigro, STA 1:15.23.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 3:50.37, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas A 3:53.21, 3. Cypress Bay B 4:13.98.

BOYS
Cypress Bay 173, St. Thomas Aquinas 97
Cypress Bay 163.50, Coral Glades 100.50
Coral Glades 123, St. Thomas Aquinas 117

200-yard medley relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:45.37, 2. Coral Glades 1:46.35, 3. Cypress Bay 1:46.38.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Bonasera, CGL 1:52.05, 2. Diego Machado, CB 1:52.21, 3. Grady, STA 1:56.08.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Doyle, CGL 2:00.29, 2. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 2:00.76, 3. Lance Lesage, STA 2:05.19.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Jack D’Avi, CB 22.88, 2. Gonzalez, CGL 24.09, 3. Homes, CB 24.10.

1-meter diving: None.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Diego Machado, CB 56.75, 2. Gonzalez, CGL 56.90, 3. Faulkner, STA 57.45.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Jack D’Avi, CB 50.50, 2. Rosas, CB 51.64, 3. Garzon, STA 53.96.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 4:55.02, 2. Bonasera, CGL 5:08.95, 3. Grady, STA 5:15.81.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 1:36.04, 2. Cypress Bay B 1:39.12, 3. Coral Glades 1:40.32.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Lance Lesage, STA 52.80, 2. Patrick Doyle, CGL 55.43, 3. Mandava, CB 57.04.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Grant Aran, CGL 1:07.86, 2. Samuel Manrique, CB, 3. Homes, CB 1:08.73.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 3:23.25, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas A 3:30.13, 3. Cypress Bay B 3:50.85.

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

Taravella Girls, Boys Teams Top Piper, Miramar In Season Opener


By Sharon Robb

CORAL SPRINGS, August 29, 2019–Taravella dominated its season opener against Miramar and Piper.

The girls defeated Piper, 84-28 and Miramar, 96-2. The boys team defeated Piper 86-24 and Miramar 92-6.

Marli Dearen and Matea Smith were double winners for the girls’ team. Dearen won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:36.37 and 500-yard freestyle in 6:18.84.

Smith won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:11.71 and 50-yard freestyle in 26.39.

Piper’s Sarah Colado also won two back-to-back events in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:13.37 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:24.38.

In the boys’ competition, the Trojans were led by double winner Greg Trimble in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:09.31 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:23.94.

J. Domecq was also a double winner in the 50-yard freestyle in 24.21 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:04.18.

GIRLS
Taravella 84, Piper 28
Taravella 96, Miramar 2
Piper 50, Miramar 3

200-yard medley Relay: 1. Taravella A 2:14.62, 2. Taravella B 2:57.07.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Matea Smith, TAR 2:11.71.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Marli Dearen, TAR 2:36.37.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Matea Smith, TAR 26.39, 2. Rianna Martin, TAR 27.07, 3. T. Bosch, TAR 31.03.

Diving: None.

100-yard butterfly: None.

100-yard freestyle: 1. J. Domecq, TAR 1:14.72, 2. A. White, PIP 1:20.18, 3. Mad. Dearen, TAR 1:30.50.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Marli Dearen, TAR 6:18.84.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Taravella A 1:57.91, 2. Taravella B 2:20.72.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Sarah Colado, PIP 1:13.37, 2. M. Pacarit, TAR 1:27.56, 3. N. Restrepo, PIP 1:52.40.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Sarah Colado, PIP 1:24.38, 2. S. Sterghos, PIP 1:33.23, 3. J. Domecq, TAR 1:37.32.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Taravella 5:05.02.

BOYS
Taravella 86, Piper 24
Taravella 92, Miramar 6
Piper 50, Miramar 6

200-yard medley relay: 1. Taravella 1:49.69, 2. Taravella 2:20.57

200-yard freestyle: 1. T. Lessa, TAR 3:41.46.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Greg Trimble, TAR 2:09.31, 2. R. Martin, TAR 2:28.62, 3. N. Pototsky, TAR 2:37.88.

50-yard freestyle: 1. J. Domecq, TAR 24.21, 2. L. Acosta, PIP 24.31, 3. A. Klein, JUP 28.47.

Diving: None

100-yard butterfly: 1. Darion Louis-Jeune, TAR 55.88; 2. L. Acosta, PIP 1:13.99.

100-yard freestyle: 1. R. Martin, TAR 56.95, 2. J. Weintraub, TAR 1:08.31; 3. M. Canales, PIP 1:09.66.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Greg Trimble, TAR 5:23.94.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Taravella 1:38.32, 2. Taravella 1:58.93

100-yard backstroke: 1. J. Anton, TAR 1:38.40, 2. D. Fuller, PIP 1:40.25, 3. J. Weintraub, TAR 1:42.09.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. J. Domecq, TAR 1:04.18, 2. Darion Louis-Jeune, TAR 1:05.76, 3. N. Pototsky, TAR 1:20.97.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Taravella 5:02.37.

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