SOFLO Swimmers Brave Weather To Successfully Finish Mile By Moonlight


By Sharon Robb
BOCA RATON, February 1, 2022—All fifteen South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers braved the brisk weather conditions to successfully complete the Boca Raton Swim Team Mile by Moonlight Friday night.

The 1,650-yard freestyle event was scored as mixed gender all ages.

George Gonzalez and Paola Gonzalez of Metro Aquatics swept the overall titles. George Gonzalez, 14, won in 16:10.75. Paola Gonzalez, 16, was top girls’ finisher in 17:29.49.

Hashan Ekanayake, 15, was SOFLO’s top boys’ finisher, placing third overall in 16:43.47. He was one of four SOFLO swimmers in the Top 10.

Amelie Bicerne, 14, was SOFLO’s top girls’ finisher placing second among girls and 18th overall in 18:10.30.

FRIDAY RESULTS
GIRLS: 1./14. Paola Gonzalez, MAC 17:29.49; SOFLO: 2./18 Amelie Bicerne 18:10.30, 4./22. Sarah Vasquez 18:20.18, 7./30. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 19:34.16.

BOYS: 1. George Gonzalez, MAC 16:10.75; SOFLO: 3. Hashan Ekanayake 16:43.47, 5. Ivan Grass 16:45.62, 8. Juan Vallmitjana 17:03.34, 10. Nicholas Pelaez 17:31.41, 12. Enrique Rodriguez 17:17.64.

REMAINING SOFLO SWIMMERS: 32. Mackenzie McPherson 19:37.84, 35. Martin Petkov 19:52.30, 37. Alexandra Strong 20:01.45, 45. Genesis Escobar 20:53.87, 52. Atharv Agashe 21:43.69, 54. Luke Mercier 21:46.71

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