SOFLO Swimmers Dominate With JO Cuts On Day Two Of FGC SCY BB Silvers Championship South


By Sharon Robb
PEMBROKE PINES, February 27, 2021—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers came up with 52 new Junior Olympic cuts on Day Two of the Florida Gold Coast Short Course Yards BB Silvers Championship South Saturday at Academic Village Pool.

Over two days, SOFLO has 61 JO cuts for the March 11-14 FGC Junior Olympics hosted by Coral Springs Swim Club.

SOFLO swimmers started off the day on a winning note during the morning session led by double winners Eric Ferrer and Noah Mejias during the 7-10 finals.

Ferrer, 10, won the 50-yard freestyle in a best time 30.63, dropping 1.63 seconds. He also won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:35.52, another best time shaving an impressive 5.12 off his previous best.

Mejias won the 100-yard backstroke in a best time 1:16.78, dropping 6.99 and 200-yard freestyle in 2:24.42, another best time with a time drop of 10.42.

Other morning winners were:

Jemma Baldwin, 10, 100-yard breaststroke, best time 1:28.54, dropping 12.81.

Lance Bergeron-Menard, 10, 100-yard individual medley, best time 1:21.58, time drop of 3.36.

Gabriela Avila, 14, 200-yard butterfly in a best time 2:20.52, dropping 7.12 seconds.

JennaMarie Brames, 17, 200-yard butterfly in a best time 2:17.92, dropping 6.86.

SOFLO swimmers came back at night even stronger during championship finals.

Other SOFLO winners were:

Jenesys Amores, 12, 100-yard backstroke, best time 1:11.00, time drop 0.52.

Amanda Grubbs, 12, 100-yard individual medley, best time 1:06.78, time drop 1.51.

Dahlia Hirsh, 14, 100-yard individual medley, 1:06.92.

Fiorella Di Salvo, 13, 50-yard freestyle, best time 26.60, time drop 0.37.

Gabriela Avila, 14, 200-yard freestyle, best time 2:02.50, time drop 0.64.

Oliver Tejada, 13, 100-yard backstroke, best time 1:00.17, time drop 0.37.

Hashan Ekanayake, 14, 50-yard freestyle, best time 24.43, time drop 0.51.

Aldo Zepeda, 15, 50-yard freestyle, best time 22.84, time drop 0.71 and 200-yard freestyle, best time 1:50.66, time drop 3.13.

The three-day meet concludes Sunday with boys and girls morning prelims and finals at 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and finals at 6 p.m. The 1,650-yard freestyle is Sunday at 3:15 p.m. between sessions.

Host SOFLO has the largest team entered with 105 swimmers (55 boys and 50 girls) in 426 individual events.

Meet organizers are observing all COVID-19 safety protocols and social distancing. Athletes are required to wear masks. No spectators are allowed at the meet.

Only coaches, athletes, officials and volunteers are allowed to attend. The meet is being live streamed on SOFLO’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.

SATURDAY RESULTS

GIRLS
200-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Gabriela Avila, SOFLO 2:20.52, time drop 7.12, 2. Kiera Rampersad, Unattached 2:21.58.
15-18, 1. JennaMarie Brames, SOFLO 2:17.92, time drop 6.86, 2. Angelina Baucells, SDST 2:24.23, 3. Daniela Barreto, SOFLO 2:27.24, time drop 4.37.

100-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Antonia Moreno, GULL 1:15.66, 2. Alma Cancio Jorge, MAC 1:18.31, 3. Jilliam Henriquez, AZURA 1:19.71.
11-12, 1. Jenesys Amores, SOFLO 1:11.00, time drop 0.52, 2. Kayla Diaz, SF 1:11.90, 3. Saree Young, SOFLO 1:12.80; SOFLO: 5. Mackenzie McPherson 1:14.75, time drop 0.33, 8. Sofia Gomez 1:16.02.
13-14, 1. Katelyn Gembicki, Unattached 1:03.29, 2. Amelie Bicerne, SOFLO 1:05.23, 3. Georgina Henriquez, AZURA 1:05.43; SOFLO: 4. Pilar Duranti 1:06.09, time drop 0.47.
15-18, 1. Jade Renaud, SF 1:04.73, 2. Victoria Pena, FKSC 1:07.31, 3. Mariana Mansur, MAC 1:09.36.

100-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Antonia Moreno, GULL 1:16.63, 2. Thereza Milano, GULL 1:20.30, 3. Alejandra Perez, MAC 1:21.38; SOFLO: 6. Christie Ann Lumsden 1:23.12, time drop 8.14, 11. Jianna Amores 1:26.29, time drop 3.90.
11-12, 1. Amanda Grubbs, SOFLO 1:06.78, time drop 1.51, 2. Makayla Montenegro, MWA 1:09.35, 3. Sofia Lugo, SOFLO 1:09.71, time drop 1.35; SOFLO: 9. Ainsley Miller 1:14.03, time drop 0.89.
13-14, 1. Dahlia Hirsh, SOFLO 1:06.92, 2. Natalia Ortiz, MWA 1:08.14, 3. Sofia Abril, GULL 1:08.45; SOFLO: 7. Sarah Vasquez 1:08.81, time drop 0.82.
15-18, 1. Olivia Wiebe, SF 1:05.71, 2. Ana Frable, SOFLO 1:07.70, time drop 1.40, 3. Angelina Fuentes, GULL 1:07.86; SOFLO: 4. Sofia Osorio 1:08.19, 10. Sofia Jackson 1:11.37.

50-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Wendy La Pietra, AZURA 31.27, 2. Giovanna Iacono, AZURA 31.88, 3. Jenice Ramos, MAC 31.89; SOFLO: 7. Christie Ann Lumsden 32.93, time drop 2.19, 10. Jianna Amores 34.00, time drop 0.91.
11-12, 1. Liliana Novak, AZURA 27.67, 2. Katja Milevska, MWA 28.33, 3. Jenesys Amores, SOFLO 28.43; SOFLO: 4. Mackenzie McPherson 28.95, time drop 0.02, 9. Alexandra Strong 29.77.
13-14, 1. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 26.60, time drop 0.37, 2. Victoria Reveron, EA 26.85, 3. Mia Guerrero, MWA 27.27; SOFLO: 6. Genesis Escobar 27.53, 10. Sofia Vasquez 27.94, time drop 0.01.
15-18, 1. Rafaella Araujo, Unattached 26.11, 2. Olivia Wiebe, SF 26.52, 3. Juliana Fronimakis-Liu, MWA 26.56; SOFLO: 5. Andrea Freites 27.15, 8. Ana Frable 27.33.

50-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Alma Cancio Jorge, MAC 34.09, 2. Thereza Milano, GULL 35.20, 3. Penelope Lopez-Casula, EA 37.27.
11-12, 1. Kayla Diaz, SF 30.86, 2. Makayla Montenegro, MWA 31.27, 3. Roxan Rodriguez, MWA 32.12.

100-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 1:28.54, time drop 12.81, 2. Sofia Rodriguez, SOFLO 1:30.66, time drop 4.66, 3. Christie Ann Lumsden, SOFLO 1:31.85, time drop 2.08.
11-12, 1. Sara Mendoza, MWA 1:19.81, 2. Ainsley Miller, SOFLO 1:22.61, time drop 2.43, 3. Isabella Truyol, EA 1:23.28.
13-14, 1. Lorelei Santos, CC 1:14.84, 2. Dahlia Hirsh, SOFLO 1:15.79, 3. Mariam Osman, EA 1:16.26.
15-18, 1. Alexandra De Angulo, MS 1:13.52, 2. Ariadne Villar, CANE 1:16.10, 3. Vania Berrios, MAC 1:17.96; SOFLO: 6. Maria Herne 1:20.58.

200-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Antonia Moreno, GULL 2:26.75, 2. Thereza Milano, GULL 2:31.68, 3. Sofia Rodriguez, SOFLO 2:32.54, time drop 3.42; SOFLO: 6. Gianna Martin 2:47.15, time drop 5.06, 7. Jianna Amores 2:49.12, time drop 4.01.
11-12, 1. Carley Kaplan, CC 2:12.35, 2. Jenesys Amores, SOFLO 2:14.70, time drop 0.67, 3. Katja Milevska, MWA 2:17.07; SOFLO: 5. Sofia Gomez 2:21.08, 6. Mackenzie McPherson 2:21.47, time drop 0.98.
13-14, 1. Gabriela Avila, SOFLO 2:02.50, time drop 0.64, 2. Anna Kline, EA 2:05.07, 3. Amelie Bicerne, SOFLO 2:05.64, time drop 0.73; SOFLO: 5. Pilar Duranti 2:07.80, time drop 2.04, 10. Sarah Vasquez 2:10.13.
15-18, 1. Karina Manrique, MWA 2:02.42, 2. Andrea Freites, SOFLO 2:08.22, 3. Sofia Jackson, SOFLO 2:09.93.


BOYS
200-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Dylan Ferguson, MAC 2:08.06, 2. Andriy Huertas, GULL 2:09.76, 3. Jaden Amores, SOFLO 2:12.51, time drop 7.15; SOFLO: 4. Luca Hincapie 2:13.19, time drop 4.56, 5. Hashan Ekanayake 2:13.84, time drop 12.07.

100-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Noah Mejias, SOFLO 1:16.78, time drop 6.99, 2. Max Bogatov, MSAT 1:22.74, 3. Eric Macedo, GULL 1:24.63; SOFLO: 7. Dylan McVeigh 1:29.31.
11-12, 1. Alejandro Escoto, GULL 1:08.83, 2.Oliver Holt, RE 1:11.13, 3. Matthias Orlandini, RE 1:11.75; SOFLO: 4. Ethan Hall, 1:1255, time drop 0.17.
13-14, 1. Oliver Tejada, SOFLO 1:00.17, time drop, 0.37, 2. Nahuel Balade, RE 1:01.39, 3. Ethan McPeek, SOFLO 1:02.09; SOFLO: 7. Felix Gonzalez 1:05.48, time drop 0.17, 8. Benjamin Kim 1:06.24, time drop 0.95, 9. Ignacio Fernandez 1:07.06, time drop.
15-18, 1. Evan Abril, GULL 1:00.70, 2. Jacob Johnson, MWA 1:02.92, 3. Felipe Lenz Cesar, GULL 1:03.71.

100-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Lance Bergeron-Menard, SOFLO 1:21.58, time drop 3.36, 2. Ian Estrada, NMST 1:22.07, 3. Matthew Meneses, MAC 1:22.65; SOFLO: 6. Luis Felipe Quingatuna 1:24.79, time drop 0.96, 7. Matteo Castelli 1:25.44, time drop 3.88, 10. Ethan Phan 1:29.21.
11-12, 1. Gabriel Navarro, MCDA 1:05.70, 2. Jake Kotz-Agramonte, RE 1:06.26, 3. Andres De Angulo, MS 1:07.96; SOFLO: 4. Connor Jimenez 1:08.06, time drop 0.26, 5. Leo Shee, 1:08.68, time drop 0.22, 10. Ryan Harries 1:11.92.
13-14, 1. Lucas Young, CANE 1:01.35, 2. Nahuel Balade, RE 1:01.64, 3. Alejandro Mora, SOFLO 1:01.90, time drop 0.79; SOFLO: 4. Ethan McPeek 1:02.55, time drop 0.57, 5. Marvan Ekanayake 1:03.21, time drop 0.52.
15-18, 1. Renzo Nucci, MWA 58.77, 2. Tristan Wilson, SOFLO 58.80, time drop 1.29, 3. Julian Villarta, SF 1:00.15; SOFLO: 5. Christian Vasquez 1:00.81, 7. Christian Tijero 1:01.57, 9. Marcos Vazquez 1:02.17.

50-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Eric Ferrer, SOFLO 30.63, time drop 1.63, 2. Lance Bergeron-Menard, SOFLO 31.01, time drop 1.51, 3. Gabriel Soto, CC 31.17; SOFLO: 6. Luis Felipe Quingatuna 33.63, 7. Matteo Castelli 33.71, time drop 0.68, 10. Dylan McVeigh 34.90.
11-12, 1. Nicholas Kokidko, MAC 26.62, 2. Gabriel Navarro, MCDA 26.79, 3. Oliver Lieberman, MCDA 26.80; SOFLO: 6. Ethan Hall 28.26, time drop 0.27, 8. Mason Jimenez 28.41.
13-14, 1. Hashan Ekanayake, SOFLO 24.43, time drop 0.51, 2. Nahuel Balade, RE 24.63, 3. Nohan Gomez, RE 24.74; SOFLO: 6. Alejandro Mora 24.89, 8. Oliver Tejada 25.32, 9. Luca Hincapie 27.40.
15-18, 1. Aldo Zepeda, SOFLO 22.84, time drop 0.71, 2. Gustavo Tunon, MWA 23.00, 3. Cieran Wong, SF 23.20; SOFLO: 7. Christopher Hau 23.73, time drop 0.31.

50-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Christopher Chaison, MWA 35.44, 2. Jeancarlos Vasquez, Unattached 37.95, 3. Max Bogatov, MSAT 38.62.
11-12, 1. Jake Kotz-Agramonte, RE 29.53, 2. Leo Shee, SOFLO 30.97, time drop 0.60, 3. Tikhon Kolobov, NMST 32.48; SOFLO: 4. Ryan Harries 32.56.

100-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Eric Ferrer, SOFLO 1:35.52, time drop 5.12, 2. Ian Estrada, NMST 1:37.42, 3. Dylan McVeigh, SOFLO 1:38.73, time drop 0.06; SOFLO: 4. Matteo Castelli 1:38.81, time drop 1.77, 6. Luke Mora 1:39.23.
11-12, 1. Adrian Rendon, MWA 1:21.42, 2. Tikhon Kolobov, NMST 1:23.00, 3. Andres DeAngulo, MS 1:24.77.
13-14, 1. Lucas Young, CANE 1:08.14, 2. Giorgio Rusconi, SOFLO 1:08.34, 3. Felipe Rodriguez, SOFLO 1:09.06, time drop 0.99; SOFLO: 4. Felix Gonzalez 1:10.61, time drop 0.04, 7. Abraham Penaloza 1:13.25, time drop 1.31, 8. Oliver Tejada 1:13.75, time drop 0.58, 10. Benjamin Kim 1:14.91.
15-18, 1. Cieran Wong, SF 1:05.66, 2. Maurizio Bernaez, SDST 1:09.75, 3. Vinay Gurnani, SOFLO 1:09.97.

200-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Noah Mejias, SOFLO 2:24.42, time drop 10.42, 2. Eric Ferrer, SOFLO 2:28.72, time drop 8.01, 3. Alexander Diaz, SF 2:32.42; SOFLO: 6. Luis Felipe Quingatuna 2:39.37, time drop 2.81.
11-12, 1. Nicolas Kokidko, MAC 2:09.16, 2. Gabriel Navarro, MCDA 2:09.77, 3. Oleksii Viazmetinov, SOFLO 2:09.86, time drop 2.31; SOFLO: 7. Mason Jimenez 2:12.11, 9. Ryan Harries 2:13.52.
13-14, 1. Robert Alvarez, MAC 1:56.26, 2. Maksim Charnou, NMST 1:56.64, 3. Felix Gonzalez, SOFLO 1:57.24, time drop 0.37; SOFLO: 7. Jaden Amores 1:59.63, 10. Alejandro Mora 2:00.59.
15-18, 1. Aldo Zepeda, SOFLO 1:50.66, time drop 3.13, 2. Gustavo Tunon, MWA 1:51.20, 3. Christopher Hau, SOFLO 1:51.99, time drop 2.30; SOFLO: 9. Christian Tijero 1:57.18.

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

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