SOFLO Swimmers Compete Friday In Lightning Firecracker BC Meet

By Sharon Robb
WEST PALM BEACH, June 30, 2022–South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers will have another shot at making BB Championships during Friday’s Lightning Firecracker BC Meet at Lake Lytal Family Aquatic Center.

SOFLO has 40 swimmers (21 boys and 19 girls) entered in 155 individual events looking for one or more qualifying times.

Among SOFLO’s top seeds are:
Santiago Zuluaga, 7, 25-yard backstroke, 22.15; 25-yard breaststroke, 27.69.
Michael Barber, 10, 50-yard freestyle 35.08.
Dylan McVeigh, 12, 50-yard backstroke, 37.39; 100-yard backstroke, 1:24.44.
Mikhel Martin, 13, 100-yard butterfly 1:11.03.

SOFLO heads the field that also includes host Lake Lytal Lightning, Pine Crest Swimming, Gulliver Swim Club, TS Aquatics, Tsunami Swim Team, PAQ, St. Andrew’s Swimming, Wahoos of Wellington, Swim Fort Lauderdale, FAST, Boca Raton Swim Team and Swim Fast.

The one-day meet begins 5:15 p.m. and expected to end 8:31 p.m. Warm-up is 4:30 p.m. There are 25 events with 1,289 entries in 141 heats. The meet was capped at 300 swimmers.

The Florida Gold Coast BB Championships are July 8-10 at Ransom Everglades for south teams including SOFLO and Boca Raton High School for north teams.

Admission is $5. Heat sheets are $2 at the door or available on Meet Mobile. More information can be found at

Sharon Robb can be reached at

Author: South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming

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