SOFLO’s Noah Mejias Sizzles At Sunrise Sizzler


By Sharon Robb

SUNRISE, October 12, 2019—Noah Mejias took center stage for South Florida Aquatic Club at the Friday Night 8&Under Sizzler at Sunrise Civic Center Aquatic Complex.

Mejias, 8, among several young, talented up-and-coming SOFLO swimmers, won two events with two best times, and finished second and fourth in two other events. He was also a member of SOFLO’s fourth-place 100-yard freestyle relay.

Mejias won the 25-yard butterfly in a best time 16.65, dropping 0.33 and 25-yard backstroke in a best time 19.74, dropping 0.58.

Mejias was also second in the 25-yard breaststroke in 21.94 and fourth in the 25-yard freestyle in 16.81.

SOFLO’s top girls finisher was Hayeon Song, 7, with one seventh, two eight and one 12th place. She was also a member of the girls runner-up 100-yard freestyle relay.

Other SOFLO swimmers entered were: Matteo Castelli, 8; Gabriela Ekht, 7; Luis Enrique Escobar, 7; David Enrique Gonzalez, 8; Christie Ann Debra-Joy Lumsden, 7; Toma Petkov, 7; Hailey Roman, 8; and Zachary Snigur, 7. SOFLO competed in 48 individual events and two relays.

GIRLS RESULTS

25-yard butterfly:
6-and-under, 1. Veronica Landron, SUN 24.05; 7-8, 1. Athena Rilo TSA 17.98; SOFLO TOP 10: 7. Hayeon Song 22.27, time drop.

25-yard backstroke:
6-and-under, 1. Veronica Landron, SUN 25.42; 7-8, 1. Uma Vogan, BISC 19.08; SOFLO: 8. Hayeon Song 23.45.

25-yard breaststroke:
6-and-under, 1. Veronica Landron, SUN 28.84; 7-8, 1. Uma Vogan, BISC 21.46; SOFLO: 7. Christie Ann Lumsden 25.70, 8. Hayeon Song 26.62.

25-yard freestyle:
6-and-under, 1. Veronica Landron, SUN 20.66; 7-8, 1. Uma Vogan, BISC 16.84; SOFLO: 6. Hailey Roman 17.98.

100-yard freestyle relay:
8-and-under, 1. TS Aquatics 1:13.16, 2. SOFLO A 1:16.29, 3. Midtown Weston Aquatics 1:31.81.

BOYS RESULTS

25-yard butterfly:
6-and-under, 1. Guy Soto, CCPR 20.61; 7-8, 1. Noah Mejias, SOFLO 16.65, time drop; SOFLO TOP 10: 8. Matthew Ortiz 21.03.

25-yard backstroke:
6-and-under, 1. Guy Soto, CCPR 24.26; 7-8, 1. Noah Mejias, SOFLO 19.74, time drop.

25-yard breaststroke:
6-and-under, 1. Leonardo Zuluaga, MWA 28.31; 7-8, 1. Jayden Park, MWA 21.55; SOFLO: 2. Noah Mejias 21.94; SOFLO: 9. Alessandro Suarez Cabrera 25.56.

25-yard freestyle:
6-and-under, 1. Guy Soto, CCPR 17.44; 7-8, 1. Leonardo Gawrijuk, BMSC 15.62; SOFLO: 4. Noah Mejias 16.81.

100-yard freestyle relay:
1. Midtown Weston Aquatics A 1:08.02, 2. Azura 1:11.05, 3. Midtown Weston Aquatics B 1:15.91, 4. SOFLO A 1:17.80.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
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