SOFLO Swimmers Shine On Day Two Of Holiday Champs


By Sharon Robb
SUNRISE, December 18, 2021—Several South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers got the chance to swim prelims and finals on Day Two of the Holiday Champs Saturday at Sunrise Civic Center Pool.

Most of the swimmers who qualified for finals had at least one career-best time.

SOFLO’s 7-10 boys’ 200-yard medley relay won in 2:41.05 with David Gonzalez, Ethan Phan, Toma Petkov and Ale Suarez Cabrera. The boys’ 11-12 relay was second in 2:09.93 with Dmitri Berezin, Joseph-Blake Natino, David Valdiviezo and Daniel Chaussky.

SOFLO’s 7-10 girls 200-yard medley relay was third in 2:43.86 with Joanna Valdiviezo, Didia Miccolis, Sofia Durant and Valentina Remmele.

Other SOFLO top three finishers were:

Ainsley Miller, 100-yard breaststroke, second, best time 1:15.35, time drop 3.41.

Kaylee Del Rio, 200-yard butterfly, second, best time 2:32.58, time drop 3.91.

David Gonzalez, 200-yard freestyle, second, best time 1:26.80, time drop 6.79.

Toma Petkov, 50-yard butterfly, second, best time 37.02, time drop 1.83; 100-yard breaststroke, second, best time 1:30.97, time drop 3.19; 100-yard individual medley, second, best time time 1:21.79, time drop 3.33.

Diego Reveron, 50-yard butterfly, second, best time 30.60, time drop 1.81.

Genesis Escobar, 50-yard freestyle, third, best time 26.81, time drop 0.41.

Joseph-Blake Natino, 50-yard butterfly, third, best time 32.25, time drop 2.50.

Ale Suarez Cabrera, 100-yard breaststroke, third, best time 1:35.24, time drop 10.98.

David Valdiviezo, 100-yard individual medley, third, best time 1:10.65, time drop 4.08.

SOFLO heads the field with 62 swimmers (35 boys and 27 girls) in 306 individual events and 12 relays.

Age group breakdown is 7-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-and-over. The meet is for swimmers who achieved a “B” time standard in at least one event.

In addition to SOFLO, other teams competing are Coral Springs Swim Club, Cyclones, Florida Keys, Hurricane Aquatics, Lake Lytal Lightning, Rockwood, Swim Fort Lauderdale, SwimFast, TS Aquatics, Turks & Caicos Aquatic Club and host Sunrise Swimming.

Meet organizers will be running a closed deck. Parents may sit on the south side of the pool by the bleachers. Parents are allowed to bring chairs. Swimmers will be on the north and west side of the pool.

The three-day meet concludes Sunday. Admission is $5 per person, cash only. Heat sheets are free and available at sunriseswimming.com or on Meet Mobile.

SATURDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

200-yard medley relay:
7-10, 1. Coral Springs 2:25.60, 2. Sunrise 2:29.61, 3. SOFLO 2:43.86 (Joanna Valdiviezo, Didia Miccolis, Sofia Durant, Valentina Remmele).
11-12, 1. Coral Springs 2:07.43, 2. Lake Lytal Lightning 2:09.62, 3. Sunrise Swimming 2:19.83.
13-and-over, 1. Coral Springs 1:52.85, 2. Sunrise Swimming 1:54.66, 3. Lake Lytal Lightning 1:55.28, 6. SOFLO 2:01.86 (Isabel Schlicht, Ainsley Miller, Kaylee Del Rio, Genesis Escobar).

200-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Kiana Young, LLL 2:20.97; SOFLO: 5. Didia Miccolis 2:37.49, time drop 3.48.
11-12, 1. Makayla Shepley, LLL 2:09.48.
13-14, 1. Mariana Montes, CSSC 2:01.07.
15-and-over, 1. Kaitlyn Jorgensen, Sunrise 1:56.95.

100-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Addison Scott, SF 1:14.61; SOFLO: 4. Joanna Valdiviezo 1:22.98, time drop 4.03.
11-12, 1. Carly Chin, CSSC 1:10.05; SOFLO: 6. Sophie Szutkowski 1:20.25, time drop 2.46.
13-14, 1. Carlin Hughes, LLL 1:02.41.
15-and-over, 1. Kaitlyn Jorgensen, SUN 1:00.54.

50-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Kira Perry, SUN 32.25; SOFLO: 5. Didia Miccolis 38.27, time drop 3.43.
11-12, 1. Makayla Shepley, LLL 30.02.
13-14, 1. Sophia El Chantiry, CSSC 28.21; SOFLO: 4. Kaylee Del Rio 29.23, time drop 3.32.
15-and-over, 1. Riley McCormick, CSSC 26.74.

100-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Addison Scott, SF 1:20.73; SOFLO: 4. Sofia Duranti 1:43.88, 5. Amber Connor 1:49.37, time drop 5.20.
11-12, 1. Lydia Wagne, LLL 1:18.09.
13-14, 1. Neika Gayle, SUN 1:15.05; SOFLO: 2. Ainsley Miller 1:15.35, time drop 3.41, 8. Cali Harries 1:20.83.
15-and-over, 1. Kate Kaplan, CCPR 1:06.93.

50-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Kira Perry, Sunrise 29.67.
11-12, 1. Manuella Lima, CSSC 27.40.
13-14, 1. Carley Kaplan, CCPR 25.94; SOFLO: 3. Genesis Escobar 26.81, time drop 0.41.
15-and-over, 1. Cassia Flynn, CSSC 25.17.

200-yard butterfly:
11-12, 1. Makayla Shepley, LLL 2:26.47.
13-14, 1. Darly Young, SF 2:24.78; SOFLO: 2. Kaylee Del Rio 2:32.58, time drop 3.91, 4. Mikhel Martin 2:41.30, time drop 2.67.
15-and-over, 1. Camila Garcia, LLL 2:20.46.

100-yard individual medley:
13-and-over, 1. Mariano Montes, CSSC 1:06.05; SOFLO: 5. Anjana Andapaly 1:08.94, time drop 4.23, 8. Genesis Escobar 1:12.85, time drop 2.54.

BOYS
200-yard medley relay:
7-10, 1. SOFLO 2:41.05 (David Gonzalez, Ethan Phan, Toma Petkov, Ale Suarez Cabrera), 2. Sunrise 2:46.70.
11-12, 1. Coral Springs 2:03.30, 2. SOFLO 2:09.93 (Dmitrii Berezin, Joseph-Blake Nation, David Valdiviezo, Daniel Chaussky).
13-and-over, 1. Sunrise Swimming 1:42.93.

200-yard freestyle:
7-10, Ryan Slogrove, SFTL 2:23.21; SOFLO: 4. David Gonzalez 2:42.33, 5.01 time drop, 5. Michael Barber 2:43.04, time drop 2.89.
11-12, 1. John Albornoz, CCSC 2:02.00; SOFLO: 4. David Valdiviezo 2:15.82, time drop 7.15.
13-14, 1. Lucas Young, CANE 1:54.19; SOFLO; 8. Aleksander Chaussky 2:08.62, time drop 6.50.
15-and-over, 1. Patrick Doyle, SUN 1:42.21.

100-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Will McAndrews, CSSC 1:21.23; SOFLO: 2. David Gonzalez 1:26.80, time drop 6.79.
11-12, 1. Daniel Ella, SUN 1:04.47.
13-14, 1. Lucas Franchak, CANE 57.53; SOFLO: 5. Matt McVeigh 1:07.71, 6. Victor Valdiviezi 1:08.94, time drop 1.72.
15-and-over, 1. Patrick Doyle, SUN 51.26.

50-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Luca Pichardo, CCPR 35.07; SOFLO: 2. Toma Petkov 37.02, time drop 1.83, 5. Ethan Phan 37.81, time drop 1.94.
11-12, 1. Jayden Davis, TSA 27.19; SOFLO: 3. Joseph-Blake Natino 32.25, time drop 2.50, 7. Daniel Chaussky 34.29, 0.97 time drop.
13-14, 1. Piero Tordecilla, TSA 26.71; SOFLO: 2. Diego Reveron 30.60, time drop 1.81.
15-and-over, 1. Alejandro Alvarez, CSSC 24.16.

100-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Mason Shepley, LLL 1:30.85; SOFLO: 2. Toma Petkov 1:30.97, time drop 3.19, 3. Ale Suarez Cabrera 1:35.24, time drop 10.98, 4. Zachary Snigur 1:36.09, time drop 8.65, 6. Leonardo Zuluaga 1:49.04.
11-12, 1. Daniel Ella, SUN 1:12.03; SOFLO: 3. Joseph-Blake, Natino 1:16.04, time drop 2.78, 6. Vedant Pant 1:28.32, 1.19 time drop.
13-14, 1. Lucas Franchak, CANE 1:00.85; SOFLO: 8. Matt McVeigh 1:18.66, time drop 0.47.
15-and-over, 1. Victor Gil, LLL 1:03.43.

50-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Ryan Slogrove, SFTL 30.76; SOFLO: 6. Zachary Sniguer 33.47, time drop 0.51, 8. Jake Rezende 35.00.
11-12, 1. Brian Hamilton, CSSC 24.59; SOFLO: 5. David Valdiviezo 28.92, time drop 1.87.
13-14, 1. Antoine Sharp, LLL 223.41.
15-and-over, 1. Patrick Doyle, SUN 22.13.

200-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Antoine Sharp, LLL 2:07.72; SOFLO: 4. Victor Valdiviezo 2:42.51, time drop 0.78.
15-and-over, 1. Grant Aran, CSSC 2:07.76.

100-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Mason Shepley, LLL 1:21.70; SOFLO: 2. Toma Petkov 1:21.79, time drop 3.33, 5. Ethan Phan 1:25.02, 6. Ale Suarez Cabrera 1:25.08, time drop 2.43, 7. Jake Rezenda 1:28.77, time drop 9.98.
11-12, 1. Daniel Ella, SUN 1:03.89; SOFLO: 3. David Valdiviezo 1:10.65, time drop 4.08, 6. Joseph-Blake Natino 1:11.80, time drop 5.62.

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

Author: South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming

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