SOFLO’s Ellie Phan Shines At Boca Raton Swim Team Not So Scary Halloween Invite


By Sharon Robb
BOCA RATON, October 30, 2021—At 6, one of the youngest swimmers in the meet also shined the brightest at the Boca Raton Swim Team Not So Scary Halloween Invite Saturday at Boca Raton High School Aquatic Center.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Ellie Phan won the 8-and-under 25-yard butterfly in a best time 20.59, dropping 1.69 seconds off her previous best.

Phan was also second in the 25-yard breaststroke in 25.38, also a best time dropping 1.37. She was fourth in the 25-yard backstroke in 23.77 and tenth in the 25-yard freestyle in 22.33.

Other top SOFLO finishers were:

Aleksander Chaussky, 13, was fourth in the 13-18 200-yard individual medley in a best time 2:33.97, dropping 3.18; sixth in the 13-14 100-yard backstroke in 1:10.45, dropping 15.59 according to Meet Mobile and eighth in the 13-14 100-yard freestyle in 59.98, also a best time dropping 2.55 and dipping below 1 minute for the first time.

Isabel Schlicht, 16, was third in the 15-18 100-yard butterfly in 1:15.91, fourth in the 15-18 100-yard freestyle in a best time 1:02.05, dropping 1.12, sixth in the 15-18 100-yard breaststroke in 1:27.82 and tenth in the 13-18 200-yard individual medley in 2:47.40.

Mikhel Martin, 12, was sixth in the 12-and-under 100-yard individual medley in a best time 1:13.00, dropping 3.83; seventh in the 12-and-under 50-yard butterfly in a best time 32.01 dropping 2.83 and 11th in the 12-and-under 50-yard breaststroke in a best time 40.98, dropping 1.35.

Jemma Baldwin, 11, fourth in the 12-and-under 50-yard backstroke in a best time 33.22, dropping 3.31; seventh in the 50-yard breaststroke in a best time 39.51, dropping 2.48; seventh in the 50-yard freestyle in a best time 29.00, dropping 0.64 and seventh in the 100-yard individual medley in 1:13.62.

Eric Ferrer, 11, was eighth in the 50-yard freestyle in 29.21; tenth in the 100-yard individual medley in a best time 1:14.80, dropping 4.16; 12th in the 50-yard butterfly in 33.86 and 13th in the 50-yard backstroke in a best time 35.73, dropping 0.64.

Martin Petkov, 12, was fourth in the 50-yard breaststroke in a best time 38.29, dropping 0.46; seventh in the 50-yard backstroke in a best time 34.21, dropping 0.51; ninth in the 50-yard freestyle in a best time 29.24, dropping 0.82 and 14th in the 50-yard butterfly in a best time 34.34, dropping 1.21.

Santiago Zuluaga, 6, fifth in the 8-and-under 25-yard backstroke in a best time 24.53, dropping 0.02; fifth in the 25-yard breaststroke in a best time 28.43, dropping 0.04; seventh in the 25-yard freestyle in a best time 21.30, dropping 2.90 and ninth in the 25-yard butterfly in a best time 28.36, dropping 1.04.

Savanna Alonso, 8, was fourth in the 25-yard breaststroke in 27.76; sixth in the 25-yard freestyle in 20.93; eighth in the 25-yard butterfly in 27.17 and tenth in the 25-yard backstroke in 26.47.

Maximiliano Remmele, 12, sixth in the 12-and-under 50-yard freestyle in 28.36 and ninth in the 50-yard butterfly in a best time 32.78, dropping 0.50.

South Florida Aquatic Club had 56 swimmers (29 boys and 27 girls) race in 189 individual events over two sessions. The meet was capped at 160 athletes, 80 per session.

In addition to host Boca Raton Swim Team and SOFLO, other Florida Gold Coast teams in the field were East Coast Aquatic Club, Tsunami Swim Team, Swim Fort Lauderdale and Plantation Swim Team.

SESSION ONE MIXED RESULTS
100-yard freestyle:
13-14, 1. Adriano Corrieri, PST 54.53; SOFLO: 8. Aleksander Chaussky 59.98; 15-18, 1. Daniel Nahornyi, TSU 54.41; SOFLO: 4. Isabel Schlicht 1:02.05, time drop 1.12.

100-yard backstroke:
13-14, 1. Anais Gedeon, SFTL 1:06.56; SOFLO: 6. Aleksander Chaussky 1:10.45, time drop 15.59, 17. Sophia Avila 1:20.55, 20. Justin Campos 1:25.08; 15-18, 1. Daniel Nahornyi, TSU 1:03.61.

100-yard breaststroke:
13-14, 1. Adriano Corrieri, PST 1:08.99; SOFLO: 15. Alexander Rahman 1:31.22, time drop 1.27, 19. Gabriela Marin 1:33.21; 15-18, 1. Maya Kirie, ECAC 1:11.43; SOFLO: 6. Isabel Schlicht 1:27.82.

100-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Barron Tate, PST 1:05.26; SOFLO: 12. Gabriela Marin 1:24.75, 13. Sophia Avila 1:27.25, 16. Justin Campos 1:37.06; 15-18, 1. Andrei Reyna-Matiut, TSU 1:06.96; SOFLO: 3. Isabel Schlicht 1:15.91.

200-yard individual medley:
13-18, 1. Daniel Nahornyi, TSU 2:22.38; SOFLO: 4. Aleksander Chaussky 2:33.97, time drop 3.18, 10. Isabel Schlicht 2:47.40, 18. Sophia Avila 2:59.99.

SESSION TWO MIXED RESULTS
100-yard individual medley:
12-and-under, 1. Zoe Schnoeller, SFTL 1:06.20; SOFLO: 6. Mikhel Martin 1:13, time drop 3.83, 7. Jemma Baldwin 1:13.62, 10. Eric Ferrer 1:14.80, time drop 4.16.

50-yard backstroke:
12-and-under, 1. Zoe Schnoeller, SFTL 31.41; SOFLO: 4. Jemma Baldwin 33.22, time drop 3.31, 7. Martin Petkov 34.21, time drop 0.51, 13. Eric Ferrer 35.73, time drop 0.64, 15. Gianna Martin 36.70, time drop 10.12.

25-yard backstroke:
8-and-under, 1. Jayden Gartman, ECAC 21.91; SOFLO: 4. Ellie Phan 23.77, 5. Santiago Zuluaga 24.53, time drop 0.02, 9. Dylan Jung 25.87, 10. Savanna Alonso 26.47, 14. Anna Guerrero 28.33.

50-yard breaststroke:
12-and-under, 1. Lora Berger, BRST 22.03; SOFLO: 4. Martin Petkov 38.29, time drop 0.46, 7. Jemma Baldwin 39.51, time drop 2.48, 11. Mikhel Martin 40.98, time drop 1.35, 16. Laila Harran 43.67, 17. Benjamin Liss 45.00, time drop 0.55, 20. Toma Petkov 45.37, time drop 1.85, 21. Kyle Wehn 46.03, time drop 4.50, 23. Ethan Phan 46.77.

25-yard breaststroke:
8-and-under, 1. Lucas Mango, BRST 24.39; SOFLO: 2. Ellie Phan 25.38, time drop 1.37, 4. Savanna Alonso 27.76, 5. Santiago Zuluaga 28.43, time drop 0.04, 13. Dylan Jung 33.99, 15. Anna Guerrero 35.59.

50-yard butterfly:
12-and-under, 1. Felipe Alvarez, PST 29.65; SOFLO: 7. Mikhel Martin 32.01, time drop 2.83, 9. Maximiliano Remmele 32.78, time drop 0.50, 12. Eric Ferrer 33.86, 14. Martin Petkov 34.34, time drop 1.21, 15. Gianna Martin 35.26, time drop 12.63, 18. Laila Harran 38.04, 22. Toma Petkov 38.85, time drop 3.00.

25-yard butterfly:
8-and-under, 1. Ellie Phan, SOFLO 20.59, time drop 1.69; SOFLO: 8. Savanna Alonso 27.17, 9. Santiago Zuluaga 28.36, time drop 1.04, 14. Dylan Jung 29.82, 17. Anna Guerrero 34.60.

50-yard freestyle:
12-and-under, 1. Zoe Schnoeller, SFTL 26.14; SOFLO: 6. Maximiliano Remmele 28.36, 7. Jemma Baldwin, 29.00 time drop 0.64, 8. Eric Ferrer 29.21, 9. Martin Petkov 29.24, time drop 0.82, 22. Laila Harran 31.92.

25-yard freestyle:
8-and-under, 1. Meliana Gnesin, BRST 20.07; SOFLO: 6. Savanna Alonso 20.93,
SOFLO’s Ellie Phan Shines At Boca Raton Swim Team Not So Scary Halloween Invite

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com

Author: South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming

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