St. Thomas Aquinas Sweeps Cardinal Gibbons, Westminster Academy; SOFLO’s Lance Lesage, Julianne McCranie Double Winners


By Sharon Robb


FORT LAUDERDALE, October 18, 2020—St. Thomas Aquinas won its first and only tri-meet of the season on Thursday with victories over Cardinal Gibbons and Westminster Academy.

The girls’ team defeated Westminster Academy, 73-25, and Cardinal Gibbons, 68-21. In the other match-up, Westminster Academy defeated Cardinal Gibbons, 52-43.

The boys’ team won, 74-28, over Westminster Academy and 65-36 over Cardinal Gibbons. In the other match, Cardinal Gibbons topped Westminster Academy, 69-32.

The meet served as a tuneup for the Raiders’ District 11-3A meet on Oct. 23 at host Miami Belen Jesuit at 10:30 a.m. The diving portion will be held at Coral Springs Aquatic Coplex on Oct. 19, also at 10:30 a.m.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Lance Lesage, a senior, was a double winner in the 50-yard freestyle in 22.16 and 100-yard backstroke in 51.77. Lesage is a state runner-up.m SOFLO teammate Julianne McCranie was also a double winner for the Raiders girls’ team.

The Raiders had two other boys’ double winners, Steven Grady and Jonas Santos. Grady won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:00.48 and 100-yard freestyle in 54.46. Santos won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:14.84 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:09.58.

St. Thomas Aquinas swept all three boys and girls relays.

The Raider girls were led by double winners Gabriella Chambers and Julianne McCranie. Chambers won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:05.78 and 100-yard freestyle in 57.56. McCranie won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:18.19 and 100-yard butterfly in 1:00.85.

SOFLO’s Mariann Catalasan was second in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:16.25.

GIRLS
St. Thomas Aquinas 74, Westminster Academy 28
Cardinal Gibbons 69, Westminster Academy 32
St. Thomas Aquinas 65, Cardinal Gibbons 36

200-yard medley relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 2:00.38, 2. Cardinal Gibbons A 2:00.46, 3. Cardinal Gibbons B 2:06.99.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Gabriella Chambers, STA 2:05.78, 2. Addison Byrne, CG 2:09.60, 3. Isabella Bengala, CG 2:14.65.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Julianne McCranie, STA 2:18.19, 2. Jade Renaud, STA 2:22.14, 3. Anna Kline, STA 2:32.38.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Melody Yates, CG 26.87, 2. Teresa Landron, STA 26.92, 3. JoJo Richter, WA 27.09.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Julianne McCranie, STA 1:00.85, 2. Jaclyn Nelson, CG 1:04.63, 3. Kaitlyn Armbruster, CG 1:05.22.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Gabriella Chambers, STA 57.56, 2. Sydney Gordon, WA 1:01.81, 3. Angelina Pasarin, STA 1:02.24.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Addison Byrne, CG 5:40.59, 2. Anna Kline, STA 5:43.45, 3. Isabella Bengala, CG 5:54.47.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:46.06, 2. Cardinal Gibbons 1:49.71, 3. Westminster Academy 1:52.85.

100-yard backstroke: 1. JoJo Richter, WA 1:03.32, 2. Melody Yates, CG 1:04.07, 3. Jaclyn Nelson, CG 1:05.04.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Jade Renaud, STA 1:14.47, 2. Mariann Catalasan, STA 1:16.25, 3. Victoria Landron, STA 1:18.25.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 3:53.16, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas B 4:14.24, 3. Cardinal Gibbons A 4:19.50.

1-meter diving: 1. Makenzie Blake, WA 236.15, 2. Abigail Farrar, WA 225.80, 3. Kaitlyn Ross, STA 207.30.

BOYS
St. Thomas Aquinas 73, Westminster Academy 25
Westminster Academy 52, Cardinal Gibbons 43
St. Thomas Aquinas 68, Cardinal Gibbons 21

200-yard medley relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:44.52, 2. Cardinal Gibbons A 1:56.36, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas B 1:57.03.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Steven Grady, STA 2:00.48, 2. Mateo Shearer, STA 2:01.93, 3. Ryan Lynch, CG 2:28.82.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Jonas Santos, STA 2:14.84, 2. Tyler Armbruster, CG 2:23.81, 3. Nick Nimroozi, STA 2:24.19.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Lance Lesage, STA 22.16, 2. Blakeman Shaw, WA 23.83, 3. David Garzon, STA 23.93.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Marcus Szabo, CG 56.52, 2. Jack Faulkner, STA 56.97, 3. David Garzon, STA 1:03.87.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Steven Grady, STA 54.46, 2. John Lynch, CG 54.79, 3. Liam Connor, STA 59.50.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Matthew Tan, STA 5:26.49, 2. Mateo Shearer, STA 5:34.00, 3. Tyler Armbruster, CG 5:40.20.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:38.18, 2. Cardinal Gibbons 1:42.41, 3. Westminster Academy A 1:46.23.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Lance Lesage, STA 51.77, 2. Jack Faulkner, STA 58.41, 3. Marcus Szabo, CG 1:00.15.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Jonas Santos, STA 1:09.58, 2. Mark Pekic, WA 1:17.30, 3. Justin Ruf, STA 1:20.38.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas B 4:00.73, 2. Westminster Academy A 4:11.70, 3. Westminster Academy B 5:29.06.

1-meter diving: 1. Blakeman Shaw, WA 326.00.
Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
http://www.swim4soflo.com

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