SOFLO Sharks Shine On Final Day Of FGC BB Championships South


By Sharon Robb

MIRAMAR, March 2, 2020—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers saved their best for last on the third and final day of the FGC BB Championships South Sunday at Miramar Regional Park Aquatic Complex.

The Sharks had nine individual champions and several Top 3 finishers.

SOFLO’s individual winners were:

Genesis Escobar, 12, 100-yard freestyle, 1:01.91, time drop.

Isabelle Wilson, 13, 200-yard backstroke, 2:21.54, time drop.

Jemma Baldwin, 9, 100-yard butterfly, 1:19.39, time drop.

Elise Dinehart, 11, 50-yard breaststroke, 36.65, time drop.

Sophia Bedoya, 17, 50-yard breaststroke, 36.02, time drop.

Sofia Gomez, 10, 50-yard backstroke 37.67, time drop; 200-yard individual medley, 2:49.23, time drop.

Pilar Duranti, 12, 50-yard backstroke 33.30; 200-yard individual medley, 2:29.11, time drop.

Mariann Catalasan, 13, 200-yard individual medley 2:23.45.

Hashan Ekanayake, 13, 200-yard backstroke, 2:17, time drop.

Among SOFLO Top 3 finishers were:
Mackenzie McPherson, 10, 100-yard freestyle, second 1:08.72, time drop; 200-yard individual medley, second 2:50.33, time drop; 50-yard breaststroke, third, 42.82, time drop.

Lydia Smutny, 11, 100-yard butterfly, second 1:10.67, time drop.

Gabriela Avila, 13, 200-yard individual medley, second 2:26.93, time drop.

Sofia Gomez, 10, 100-yard freestyle, third 1:09.96.

Sofia Bedoya, 17, 50-yard backstroke, third 32.44, time drop.

Juan Vallmitjana, 11, 200-yard breaststroke, second 2:58.14.

Giorgio Rusconi, 13, 200-yard breaststroke, second 2:38.18.

Ethan McPeek, 13, 200-yard backstroke, second 2:17.94.

Ryan Harries, 10, 100-yard butterfly, second 1:16.89, time drop.

Oleksii Viazmetinov, 10, 50-yard breaststroke, second 41.59, time drop.

Nicholas Pelaez, 13, 1,650-yard freestyle, third, 18:19.72, time drop.

In the mixed 200-yard medley relay competition, SOFLO won the 7-10, 13-14 and 15-18 age categories.

SUNDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

Mixed 200-yard medley relay:
7-10, 1. SOFLO A 2:21.33, 2. Midtown Weston 2:28.94, 3. Hurricane Aquatics 2:31.78, 4. SOFLO B 2:32.09; 11-12, 1. Midtown Weston A 2:05.22, 2. Midtown Weston B 2:10.57, 3. SOFLO A 2:12.39; 13-14, 1. SOFLO A 1:57.29, 2. Midtown Weston A 1:59.12, 3. Azura 1:59.79, 5. SOFLO B 2:04.05; 15-18, 1. SOFLO A 1:59.62, 2. Hurricane 2:04.57.

200-yard breaststroke:
11-12, 1. Karen Alcala, BM 2:58.02; 13-14, 1. Anastasia Lutz, Unattached 2:43.41; SOFLO: 8. Calista Harries 3:00.69; 15-18, 1. Karina Manrique, MWA 2:49.11.

100-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Stella McCranie, Azura 1:08.42; SOFLO: 2. Mackenzie McPherson 1:08.72, time drop, 3. Sofia Gomez 1:09.96, 10. Cherill Royalty 1:12.66, time drop, 18. Olivia Wilson 1:15.23, time drop; 11-12, 1. Genesis Escobar, SOFLO 1:01.91, time drop; SOFLO: 7. Sofia Lugo 1:04.40; 13-14, 1. Hannah Webb, MCDA 57.08; 15-18, 1. Marlene Garjo, Hurricane Aquatics 55.06.

200-yard backstroke:
11-12, 1. Karen Alcala, BM 2:35.57; SOFLO: 4. Alexandra Strong 2:42.17; 13-14, 1. Isabelle Wilson, SOFLO 2:21.54, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 2:32.01; 15-18, 1. Marlene Garijo, Hurricane Aquatics 2:21.83.

100-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 1:19.39, time drop; SOFLO: 8. Saree Young 1:30.12, time drop; 11-12, 1. Katja Milevska, Azura 1:10.29; SOFLO: 2. Lydia Smutny 1:10.67, time drop; 13-14, 1. Kendra Gomez, MWA 1:01.89; 15-18, 1. Lisette Burgos, MAC 1:05.20.

50-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Roxan Rodriguez, MWA 42.66; SOFLO: 3. Mackenzie McPherson 42.82, time drop, 10. Jordan Evans 44.77, 11. Jemma Baldwin 44.90, 14. Olivia Watson 45.55; 11-12, 1. Elise Dinehart, SOFLO 36.65, time drop; 13-14, 1. Kendra Gomez, MWA 34.07; 15-18, 1. Sophia Bedoya, SOFLO 36.02, time drop.

50-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Sofia Gomez, SOFLO 37.67, time drop; SOFLO: 5. Jemma Baldwin 39.21, 6. Shelby Evans 40.12, time drop, 18. Olivia Wilson 42.52; 11-12, 1. Pilar Duranti, SOFLO 33.30; SOFLO: 4. Sofia Lugo 35.16, 6. Alexandra Strong 36.02, time drop; 13-14, 1. Reese Rosenthal, GRSC 31.52; 15-18, 1. Lisette Burgos, MAC 31.88; SOFLO: 3. Sophia Bedoya 32.44, time drop.

200-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Sofia Gomez, SOFLO 2:49.23, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Mackenzie McPherson 2:50.33, time drop, 5. Saree Young 2:59.78, time drop, 8. Cherill Royalty 3:08.18, time drop; 11-12, 1. Pilar Duranti, SOFLO 2:29.11, time drop; SOFLO: 5. Genesis Escobar 2:36.84 time drop, 6. Elise Dinehart 2:37.01, time drop, 7. Sofia Lugo 2:39.72, time drop. 13-14, 1. Mariann Catalasan, SOFLO 2:23.45; SOFLO: 2. Gabriela Avila 2:26.93, time drop; 15-18, 1. Marlene Garijo, Hurricane Aquatics 2:18.49.

1,650-yard freestyle:
11-12, 1. Darly Yin, SF 22:09.21; 13-14, 1. Anna Kline, EA 19:06.59; 15-18, 1. Emma Twombly, MWA 20:17.13.

BOYS

200-yard breaststroke:
11-12, 1. Lucas Young, Hurricane Aquatics 2:52.71; SOFLO: 2. Juan Vallmitjana 2:58.14; 13-14, 1. Thomas Fanjul, GRSC 2:37.61; SOFLO: 2. Giorgio Rusconi 2:38.18.

100-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Alexander Diaz, SF 1:09.92; SOFLO: 16. Martin Petkov 1:16.50, time drop, 20. Reed Woodward 1:17.23, 21. Eric Ferrer 1:17.31, time drop.

200-yard backstroke:
13-14, 1. Hashan Ekanayake, SOFLO 2:17, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Ethan McPeek 2:17.94; 15-18, 1. Joao Pedro Lenz Cesar, GRSC 2:12.

100-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Andres De Angulo, MS 1:16.60; SOFLO: 2. Ryan Harries 1:16.89, time drop, 5. Reed Woodward 1:26.10, time drop.

50-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Andres De Angulo, MS 40.08; SOFLO: 2. Oleksii Viazmetinov 41.59, time drop, 15. Dylan McVeigh 46.82, 16. Martin Petkov 47.12, time drop, 18. Reed Woodward 48.03;

50-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Diego Vera, Unattached 37.39; SOFLO: 9. Eric Ferrer 40.85, time drop;

200-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Andres De Angulo, MS 2:46.44; SOFLO: 5. Martin Petkov 3:04, time drop, 8. Dylan McVeigh 3:17.89;

1,650-yard freestyle:
11-12, 1. Axel Torres-Torres, GSC 21:30; 13-14, 1. Gabriel Tortola, Azura 17:48; SOFLO: 3. Nicholas Pelaez 18:19.72, time drop; 15-18, 1. Riley Garcia, Hurricane Aquatics 19:04.49.

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

SOFLO Sharks Have Another Good Showing On Day Two Of FGC BB Championships South


By Sharon Robb

MIRAMAR, March 1, 2020—South Florida Aquatic Club Sharks turned in another good showing on Day Two of the FGC BB Championships South Saturday at Miramar Regional Park Aquatic Complex.

SOFLO had three individual winners. They were:

Genesis Escobar, 12, 50-yard butterfly, 32.15, time drop.

Nathan Kronen, 14, 50-yard freestyle, 25.05, time drop.

Hashan Ekanayake, 13, 200-yard freestyle, 1:57.70, time drop.

Among SOFLO’s Top 3 finishers were:

Sofia Lugo, 11, 100-yard backstroke, second 1:12.25, time drop; 50-yard freestyle, third, 29.04, time drop.

Mackenzie McPherson, 10, 100-yard individual medley, second 1:21.93, time drop; 200-yard freestyle, second, 2:35.31, time drop; 100-yard backstroke, third 1:20.16, time drop.

Sabrina Osorio, 15, 100-yard individual medley, second 1:07.26, time drop.

Pilar Duranti, 12, 50-yard freestyle, second 28.96, time drop.

Hartley Pitters-Hinds, 14, 100-yard backstroke, third, 1:08.47, time drop.

Sofia Gomez, 10, 100-yard breaststroke, second 1:32.01, time drop; 100-yard individual medley, third 1:21.94, time drop.

Mariann Catalasan, 13, 200-yard freestyle, third 2:09.33, time drop.

Alan Bertea, 16, 200-yard butterfly, second 2:12.95, time drop; 100-yard individual medley, third 1:00.90, time drop; 50-yard freestyle third 25.12.

Ethan McPeek, 13, 100-yard backstroke, second 1:05.76.

Mason Jimenez, 11, 50-yard butterfly, second 33.10, time drop.

Giorgio Rusconi, 13, 100-yard breaststroke, second 1:11.99, time drop.

Ethan Hall, 10, 200-yard freestyle, second 2:28.70, time drop.

Benjamin Kim, 12, 100-yard individual medley, third 1:09.57, time drop.

Hashan Ekanayake, 13, 50-yard butterfly, third 28.30, time drop.

Felix Gonzalez, 13, 200-yard freestyle 2:02.07, time drop.

Host SOFLO entered 69 swimmers (36 girls and 33 boys) in 284 individual events.

SATURDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

Mixed 200-yard freestyle relay:
7-10, 1. Midtown Weston B 2:08.02, 2. Midtown Weston A 2:09.53, 3. SOFLO A 2:10.58. 4. Hurricane Aquatics 2:15.73, 5. SOFLO B 2:16.65; 11-12, 1. Midtown Weston A 1:51, 2. SOFLO A 1:55.05, 3. SOFLO B 1:55.75; 13-14, 1. Midtown Weston A 1:46.18, 4. SOFLO B 1:50.31; 15-18, 1. Hurricane Aquatics 1:46.26, 3. SOFLO B 1:49.11.

200-yard butterfly:
11-12, 1. Kayla Diaz, SF 2:44.74; 13-14, 1. Victoria Reveron, EA 2:30.

100-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Daryna Karachun, YSF 1:17.32; SOFLO: 3. Mackenzie McPherson 1:20.16, time drop; 11-12, 1. Sophia Linfield, RANS 1:12; SOFLO: 2. Sofia Lugo 1:12.25, time drop, 7. Sarah Bedoya 1:15.68, time drop, 8. Elise Dinehart 1:16.05; 13-14, 1. Saravalentina Acevedo, Unattached 1:04.73; SOFLO: 3. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 1:08.47, time drop; 15-18, 1. Karina Manrique, MWA 1:06.60.

100-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Lucienne Wadsworth, MWA 1:21.83; SOFLO: 2. Mackenzie McPherson 1:21.93, time drop, 3. Sofia Gomez 1:21.94, time drop, 7. Saree Young 1:24.74, time drop, 15. Gianna Martin 1:28.80, time drop; 11-12, 1. Natalia Ortiz, MWA 1:09.77; SOFLO: 4. Pilar Duranti 1:12.54, time drop; 13-14, 1. Leslie Dame, Hurricanes 1:06.55; 15-18, 1. Jemma Kelly, MWA 1:07.17; SOFLO: 2. Sabrina Osorio 1:07.26, time drop, 5. Sofia Osorio 1:09.21.

50-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Makahla Gregory, SF 32.51; SOFLO: 5. Saree Young 33.08, time drop, 9. Olivia Wilson 33.32, time drop, 10. Cherill Royalty 33.45, time drop, 13. Shelby Evans 33.96, time drop; 11-12, 1. Genesis Herrera, BM 28.91; SOFLO: 2. Pilar Duranti 28.96, time drop, 3. Sofia Lugo 29.04, time drop, 6. Sarah Bedoya 29.90, time drop, 7. Elise Dinehart 30.04; 13-14, 1. Leslie Dame, Hurricanes 26.63; 15-18, 1. Juliana Fronimakis-Liu, MWA 26.81.

50-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Stella McCranie, Azura 35.87; SOFLO: 4. Cherill Royalty 38.80, 7. Sofia Gomez 39.66, 9. Saree Young 40.12; 11-12, 1. Genesis Escobar, SOFLO 32.15, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Sofia Lugo 32.69, time drop, 5. Lydia Smutny 32.71, 6. Pilar Duranti 32.90, time drop, 7. Amanda Grubbs 33.32, time drop; 13-14, 1. Ariadne Villar, Hurricanes 29.08; 15-18, 1. Ashley Alfonso, MS 29.94.

100-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Stella McCranie, Azura 1:31.70; SOFLO: 2. Sofia Gomez 1:32.01, time drop, 4. Jordan Evans 1:35.08, 5. Olivia Wilson 1:35.30, time drop, 16. Christie Ann Lumsden 1:42.03, time drop; 11-12, 1. Katja Milevska, Azura 1:19; 13-14, 1. Mia Gelin, EA 1:15.66; SOFLO: 5. Dahlia Hirsh 1:21.25; 15-18, 1. Karina Manrique, MWA 1:14.92; SOFLO: 5. Sophia Bedoya 1:24.82, time drop.

200-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Daryna Karachun, YSF 2:33.23; SOFLO: 2. Mackenzie McPherson 2:35.31, time drop, 8. Olivia Wilson 2:40.31, 12. Cherill Royalty 2:42.86, time drop; 11-12, 1. Maria Perez, MWA 2:10.92; SOFLO: 6. Elise Dinehart 2:19.16, time drop, 8. Alexandra Strong 2:20.59; 13-14, 1. Manuela Gonzalez, Unattached 2:03.55; SOFLO: 3. Mariann Catalasan 2:09.33, time drop; 15-18, 1. Jemma Kelly, MWA 2:06.26.

BOYS

200-yard butterfly:
11-12, 1. Matviy Karachun, YSF 2:25.70; 13-14, 1. Luciano Campoo, SDST 2:10.94; SOFLO: 4. Nicholas Pelaez 2:20.22, time drop; 15-18, 1. Jorge Lopez, MAC 2:09.86; SOFLO: 2. Alan Bertea 2;12.95, time drop.

100-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Alexander Diaz, SF 1:20.29; SOFLO: 9. Eric Ferrer 1:28.06, 11. Daniel Chaussky 1:30.37; 11-12, 1. Lucas Young, Hurricanes 1:11.09; 13-14, 1. Henry Castellat, Unattached 1:03.44; SOFLO: 2. Ethan McPeek 1:05.76; 15-18, 1. Matthew Wilson, MAC 1:00.82.

100-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Tomas Franchak, Hurricanes 1:23.08; 11-12, 1. Carlos Rincon, MWA 1:06.25; SOFLO: 3. Benjamin Kim 1:09.57, time drop, 8. Mason Jimenez 1:15.98; 13-14, 1. Luciano Campoo, SDST 1:00.91; SOFLO: 4. Alexander Miller 1:03.30, time drop, 8. Luca Hincapie 1:05.38; 15-18, 1. Joao Pedro Lenz Cesar, GRSC 59.97; SOFLO: 3. Alan Bertea 1:00.90, time drop.

50-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Guillermo Mantilla, MWA 31.75; SOFLO: 9. Reed Woodward 33.57, time drop, 19. Dylan McVeigh 36.33; 11-12, 1. Leonardo Garcia, MCDA 27.63; SOFLO: 4. Abraham Penaloza 28.51, time drop; 13-14, 1. Nathan Kronen, SOFLO 25.05, time drop; SOFLO: 8. Alexander Miller 25.96; 15-and-over, 1. Eduardo Francia, Unattached 24.33; SOFLO: 3. Alan Bertea 25.12, 6. Giovanni Otrello 25.32.

50-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Reed Woodward, SOFLO 36.73, time drop; SOFLO: 13. Martin Petkov 40.83, 15. Eric Ferrer 41.64; 11-12, 1. Enzo Gonzalez, BMHG 33.06; SOFLO: 2. Mason Jimenez 33.19, time drop; 13-14, 1. Peter Roca, EA 27.66; SOFLO: 3. Hashan Ekanayake 28.30, time drop, 8. Alexander Miller 29.46, time drop; 15-18, 1. Ernesto Cabrera, MAC 27.71; SOFLO: 8. Giovanni Otrello 29.74.

100-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Tomas Franchak, Hurricanes 1:33.52; SOFLO: 4. Martin Petkov 1:40.24, 6. Dylan McVeigh 1:46.10; 11-12, 1. Lucas Young, Hurricanes 1:17.70; SOFLO: 5. Matt McVeigh 1:25.02, time drop; 13-14, 1. Joshua Olds, MWA 1:11.86; SOFLO: 2. Giorgio Rusconi 1:11.99, time drop; 15-18, 1. Gustavo Tunon, MWA 1:08.22.

200-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Brandon Park, MWA 2:27.55; SOFLO: 2. Ethan Hall 2:28.70, time drop, 7. Reed Woodward 2:41.16, time drop, 9. Eric Ferrer 2:43.13, time drop, 12. Martin Petkov 2:44.23, time drop; 11-12, 1. Joshua Barreto, OSC 2:11.47; SOFLO: 5. Mason Jimnez 2:18.21; 13-14, 1. Hashan Ekanayake, SOFLO 1:57.70, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Felix Gonzalez 2:02.07, time drop, 5. Nicholas Pelaez 2:02.50, time drop, 7. Nathan Kronen 2:04.14; 15-18, 1. Ernesto Cabrera, MAC 1:56.12.

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