Double Winners Lugo, Valdiviezo Lead SOFLO On Day Two Of FGC Short Course BB South Championships


By Sharon Robb
PEMBROKE PINES, February 26, 2022—South Florida Aquatic Club dominated action in the Florida Gold Coast Short Course BB South Championships Saturday at Academic Village Pool.

Among SOFLO champions were:

Sofia Lugo, 13, 200-yard butterfly, 2:21.34, time drop 8.66; 100-yard backstroke, 1:05.35, time drop 0.93.

Joanna Valdiviezo, 10, 100-yard backstroke, 1:21.12, time drop 0.92; 200-yard freestyle 2:35.85, time drop 15.22.

Dahlia Hirsh, 15, 200-yard freestyle 2:05.27, time drop 2.52.

Saree Young, 12, 100-yard individual medley, 1:09.44, time drop 0.38.

Sofia Hernandez, 16, 50-yard freestyle, 26.28.

Sofia Gomez, 12, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:21.78, time drop 0.34.

Jose Rincon, 13, 200-yard butterfly, 2:15.26, time drop 4.23.

Carlos Salas, 15, 100-yard backstroke, 1:00.73, time drop 1.56.

Diego Nazario-Vazquez, 16, 50-yard freestyle, 23.31, time drop 0.34.

Derek Hau, 14, 200-yard freestyle, 1:53.09.

Felix Gonzalez, 15, 200-yard freestyle 1:50.62, time drop 1.25.

The three-day meet, hosted by SOFLO and Comets Swim Team Booster Club, concludes Sunday with boys and girls morning prelims at 9 a.m. and finals at 6 p.m. The 1,650-yard freestyle is 4 p.m. between sessions.

Host SOFLO has the largest team entered with 79 swimmers (42 boys and 37 girls) in 346 individual events.

Florida Gold Coast south teams competing are: Azura Florida Aquatics, Blue Marlins of Hialeah Gardens, Bravo Swimming, Hialeah Storm, City of Miami Swim Team, Cooper City Cyclones, Eagle Aquatics, Florida Keys Swim Club, Gulliver, Homestead Wahoos, Hurricane Aquatics, MarJCC, Metro Aquatics, Miami Country Day, Miami Swimming, Midtown Weston, North Miami, Ransom Everglades, Shelton Doral, Swim Gym and SwimFast.

The BB North Championships are being hosted by Lake Lytal Lightning in West Palm Beach.

SATURDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

200-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Sofia Lugo, SOFLO 2:21.34, time drop 8.66, 2. Isabella Montes, SOFLO 2:30.93, time drop 0.40, 3. Valentina Alvarez, MAC 2:31.10; SOFLO: 4. Tania Mantilla 2:36.28.

15-18, 1. Maya Sorunmu, SF 2:23.06, 2. Angelina Baucells, SDST 2:23.89, 3. Alexandra De Angulo, MS 2:26.91; SOFLO: 4. Kaylee Del Rio 2:37.55.

100-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Joanna Valdiviezo, SOFLO 1:21.12, time drop 0.92, 2. Anastasia Morales, EA 1:21.60, 3. Nika Kavailoy, MJST 1:23.46; SOFLO: 5. Sofia Rufeev 1:28.94, time drop 1.35.

11-12, 1. Yurika Duardo, BMHG 1:10.45, 2. Sofia Rodriguez, SOFLO 1:11.53, 3. Ana Ospina, BRV 1:11.77; SOFLO: Ellie Jackson 1:12.25, 9. Jianna Amores 1:14.26, 10. Sophie Szutkowski 1:14.45.

13-14, 1. Sofia Lugo, SOFLO 1:05.35, time drop 0.93, 2. Alani Lopez, UN 1:05.57, 3. Layne Smith, UN 1:05.73; SOFLO: 6. Sarah Vasquez 1:07.13, time drop 0.67, 8. Sarah Bedoya 1:09.04, time drop 0.50, 9. Genesis Escobar 1:09.10, 10. Mikhel Martin 1:09.17.

15-18, 1. Stacey Zenuchova, CANE 1:04.21, 2. Nicole Torres-Torres 1:08.02, 3. Melissa Nassery, SOFLO 1:11.13, time drop 1.98.

100-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Anastasia Morales, EA 1:22.71, 2. Amira Alonso, MAC 1:22.95, 3. Nika Kavailoy, MJST 1:25.63; SOFLO: 4. Sophia Rodriguez 1:26.55, time drop 2.70, 6. Joanna Valdiviezo 1:27.95.

11-12, 1. Saree Young, SOFLO 1:09.44, time drop 0.38, 2. Laila Harran, SOFLO 1:10.96, time drop 1.14, 3. Yurika Duardo, BMHG 1:11.43; SOFLO: 6. Sofia Rdriguez 1:12.40, time drop 0.01.

50-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Lucia Acevedo, BMHG 31.88, 2. Amira Alonso, MAC 32.88, 3. Valentina Remmele, SOFLO 32.88, time drop 1.92; SOFLO: 6. Sophia Rodriguez 33.54, time drop 1.25, 7. Sofia Rufeec 36.23.

11-12, 1. Ella Johnston, MWA 28.04, 2. Victoria Sepulveda, BMHG 28.46, 3. Sofia Gomez, SOPFLO 28.48; SOFLO: 6. Saree Young 28.75, time drop 0.49.

13-14, 1. Calla Kelbie, MS 26.27, 2. Amelia Bicerne, SOFLO 26.47, time drop 0.78, 3. Katlyn Rhett, MWA 26.55; SOFLO: 4. Sarah Vasquez 26.66, time drop 0.29, 8. Sofia Lugo 27.10, 10. Tana Mantilla 27.74.

15-18, 1. Sofia Hernandez, SOFLO 26.28, 2. Tamalia Blanchard, SF 26.43, 3. Nicole Macedo, GRSC 26.53; SOFLO: 6. Dahlia Hirsh 26.81, time drop 0.57, 9. Daniela Barreto 27.26.

50-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Eva Kolobova, NMST 36.57, 2. Luna Varela, MAC 38.80, 3. Varvara Dmitrova, UN 38.90; SOFLO: 5. Valentina Remmele 38.99, time drop 0.75.

11-12, 1. Isabella Lopez, CANE 31.11, 2. Athena Dyer, RANS 31.52, 3. Danette Vega-Mendez, MAC 31.61.

100-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Penelope Lopez-Casula, EA 1:27.22, 2. Valentina Remmele, SOFLO 1:33.63, time drop 2.65, 3. Anastasia Morales, EA 1:40.17.

11-12, 1. Sofia Gomez, SOFLO 1:21.78, time drop 0.34, 2. Carlotta Montesino, RANS 1:22.78, 3. Alicia Salazar, MAC 1:23.10.

13-14, 1. Calla Kelble, MS 1:13.97, 2. Katlyn Rhett, MWA 1:14.05, 3. Mia Guerrero, SOFLO 1:16.85, time drop 2.31; SOFLO: 5. Sarah Vasquez 1:17.42, time drop 0.12, 8. Anjana Andapally 1:21.35, time drop 0.69, 9. Haley Garcia 1:25.60.

15-18, 1. Victoria Montalvo, RANS 1:13.89, 2. Stacy Zenuchova, CANE 1:14.40, 3. Aridane Villar, CANE 1:17.45; SOFLO: 4. Calista Harries 1:19.39, time drop 1.29.

200-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Joanna Valdiviezo, SOFLO 2:35.85, time drop 15.22, 2. Lucia Acevedo, BMHG 2:40.15, 3. Sofia Robayo, MWA 2:43.25.

11-12, 1. Athena Dyer, RANS 2:09.88, 2. Laila Harran, SOFLO 2:10.53, time drop 1.10, 3. Victoria Sepulveda, BMHG 2:10.66; SOFLO: 6. Saree Young 2:15.48, 8. Jianna Amores 2:17.68, time drop 1.09, 10. Sofia Rodriguez 2:20.11.

13-14, 1. Alani Lopez, UN 2:03.32, 2. Calla Kelble, MS 2:03.67, 3. Darly Young, SF 2:07.36; SOFLO: 5. Genesis Escobar 2:07.86, time drop 3.65. 6. Anjana Andapally 2:09.54, time drop 0.79.

15-18, 1. Dahlia Hirsh, SOFLO 2:05.27, time drop 2.52, 2. Mila Fanjul, GRSC 2:07.13, 3. Alexandra De Angulo, MS 2:07.31; SOFLO: 4. Daniela Barreto 2:07.36, 9. Calista Harries 2:11.05, 10. Sofia Hernandez 2:11.22

BOYS
200-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Jose Rincon, SOFLO 2:15.26, time drop 4.23, 2. Carlos Rincon, SOFLO 2:22.33.

15-18, 1. Matthew Fernandez, MS 2:08.00, 2. David Chacin, BMHG 2:08.76, 3. Felix Gonzalez, SOFLO 2:11.29, time drop 3.87, 5. Marvan Ekanayake 2:14.51.

100-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Christopher Chaison, MWA 1:13.50, 2. Frank Fernandez, BMHG 1:19.74, 3. David Gonzalez, SOFLO 1:25.26, time drop 0.27; SOFLO: 4. Zachary Snigur 1:27.58, time drop 0.20, 7. Matthew Ortiz 1:29.23.

11-12, 1. Liam Fothergill, MWA 1:11.13, 2. Eric Ferrer, SOFLO 1:12.77, time drop 1.23, 3. Jacob Ellis, RANS 1:14.60.

13-14, 1. Leonard Lopez-Casula, EA 1:01.15, 2. Jose Rincon, SOFLO 1:02.10, 3. Nicolas Kokidko, MAC 1:04.82; SOFLO: 4. Matt McVeigh 1:05.06.

15-18, 1. Carlos Salas, SOFLO 1:00.73, time drop 1.56, 2. Joshua Olds, MWA 1:01.18, 3. David Chacin, BMHG 1:01.75.

100-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Eric Macedo, GRSC 1:11.02, 2. Luca Pichardo, CCPR 1:17.89, 3. Guy Soto, CCPR 1:20.56; SOFLO: 8. Rafael Naranjo 1:25.45, time drop 2.78, 9. Alessandro Suarez Cabrera 1:25.75.

11-12, 1. Matthias Orlandini, RANS 1:06.11, 2. Alexander Diaz, SF 1:08.53, 3. Nikita Nesterov, BRV 1:08.74.

50-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Brandon Almuina, MAC 31.85, 2. Frank Fernandez, BMHG 32.08, 3. Kenneth Solis, UN 32.19; SOFLO: 4. Toma Petkov 32.37, time drop 0.81, 8. Ethan Phan 33.12, time drop 0.27, 16. Alessandro Suarez Cabrera 34.28, 17. Rafael Naranjo 34.74.

11-12, 1. Matthew Ives, MWA 27.93, 2. Mikhail Cherepanov, BRV 28.00, 3. Lucas Sciacca, MAC 28.12.

13-14, 1. Jorvir Togrero, UN 24.86, 2. Jake Kotz-Agramonte, RANS 25.01, 3. Mathias Alvarado Elizondo, RAN 25.13; SOFLO: 6. Mason Jimenez 25.42, 7. Andres Gonzalez 25.55, 8. Tristan Dons 25.59.

15-18, 1. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOFLO 23.31, time drop 0.34, 2. Hashan Ekanayake, SOFLO 23.56, time drop 0.24, 3. Robert Alvarez, MAC 23.63; SOFLO: 4. Marvan Ekanayake 24.12, time drop 0.13.

50-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Kenneth Solis, UN 37.16, 2. Constantine Lazarou, CCPR 37.60, 3. Matthew Ortiz, SOFLO 38.31, time drop 2.12; SOFLO: 4. Rafael Naranjo, 40.05, time drop 0.18, 5. Leonardo Zuluaga 43.24, time drop 0.02.

11-12, 1. Matthias Orlandini, RANS 30.62, 2. Lucas Sciacca, MAC 31.60, 3. Alexander Diaz, SF 31.81; SOFLO: 4. Daniel Chaussky 31.99, time drop 0.62, 5. Eric Ferrer 32.11, time drop 0.27

100-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Luca Pichardo, CCPR 1:31.16, 2. Zachary Snigur, SOFLO 1:32.07, time drop 4.02, 3. Ethan Phan, SOFLO 1:33.91, time drop 2.34; SOFLO: 4. Leonardo Zuluaga 1:38.25, time drop 2.22.

11-12, 1. Mikhail Cherepanov, BRV 1:18.71, 2. Jacob Ellis, RANS 1:19.12, 3. Eric Ferrer, SOFLO 1:20.78, time drop 3.43.

13-14, 1. Jesus Ruiz, MWA 1:09.18, 2. Mason Jimenez, SOFLO 1:11.63, 3. Benjamin Aguilera, CM 1:11.85; SOFLO: 4. Joshua Menezes 1:11.86, time drop 0.39, 7. Andres Gonzalez 1:13.65, time drop 0.59.

15-18, 1. Anthony Lander, MS 1:08.41, 2. Fabio Di Persio, CANE 1:12.94, 3. Leonard Caldeira De Andrada, RANS 1:12.98.

200-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Reynaldo Manzanarez, BMHG 2:32.30, 2. Guy Soto, CCPR 2:32.53, 3. Toma Petkov, SOFLO 2:34.05; SOFLO: 5. David Gonzalez 2:34.82, time drop 7.51, 6. Zachary Snigur 2:35.09, time drop 8.62, 8. Ethan Phan 2:36.36, time drop 5.37, 10. Michael Barber 2:41.81, time drop 1.23, 12. Matthew Ortiz 2:44.82.

11-12, 1. Matthew Ives, MWA 2:10.98, 2. Jacob Ellis, RANS 2:11.98, 3. Ray Heredia, BMHG 2:18.16; SOFLO: 5. Atharv Agashe 2:25.51, time drop 1.15.

13-14, 1. Derek Hau, SOFLO 1:53.09, 2. Nicolas Kokidko, MAC 1:53.28, 3. Tristan Dons, SOFLO 1:58.40; SOFLO: 7. Jose Rincon 2:02.56, 9. Abraham Penaloza 2:03.07.

15-18, 1. Felix Gonzalez, SOFLO 1:50.62, time drop 1.25, 2. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOFLO 1:53.43, time drop 1.03, 3. Thomas Fanjul, GRSC 1:54.26; SOFLO: 6. Carlos Salas 1:56.60, 8. Kevin Moya 1:59.44.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
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