Bishop Kenny, Academy of the Holy Names Win State 2A Team Titles; Aldo Zepeda, Sabrina Osorio Top SOFLO Finishers


By Sharon Robb
STUART, November 19, 2022–Defending boys champion Jacksonville Bishop Kenny and Academy of the Holy Names won the team titles Saturday night in the FHSAA State 2A Swimming and Diving Championship at Sailfish Splash Waterpark and Aquatics Center.

Defending champion Bishop Kenny won its third boys team title since 2004 with 295.5 points. Rockledge was runner-up with 188 and Pompano Beach was third with 122. The boys field featured 45 teams.

The Academy of the Holy Names, an all-girls Catholic school, won the team title with 352 points, topping the 42-team field. It was the first title won by them since 2010. Defending champion Gulliver Prep was second with 254 points and Bishop Kenny was third with 153.

Somerset Academy, buoyed by South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers, had several top eight finishes. The boys team finished sixth with 105 points and girls were 17th with 39 points.

Aldo Zepeda, a senior, finished third in the 100-yard backstroke in a best time 51.78, dropping 0.38 seconds. He was also ninth in the 100-yard freestyle in 47.25, another best time dropping 0.47 seconds.

Sabrina Osorio, a senior, was tenth in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:07.76, a best time with a 0.70 drop. She was also 14th in the 200 IM in a best time 2:16.99, dropping 2.54.

Somerset’s boys 200 medley relay was sixth in 1:39.39 with Aldo Zepeda, Giorgio Rusconi, Enrique Rodriguez and Sebastian Fernandez.

Somerset was also sixth in the boys 400-yard freestyle relay in 3:17.58 with Zepeda, Felix Gonzalez, Sebastian Fernandez and Enrique Rodriguez.

Somerset’s girls 200 medley relay was eighth in 1:54.14 with Natalia Sibug, Sabrina Osorio, Sofia Osorio and Sofia Hernandez.

While Broward was shut out of state champions, there were several top three finishers. Marcus Szabo of Cardinal Gibbons was third in the 100-yard butterfly in 50.44.

Lilia Blanco of Pompano Beach was third in the 200 IM in 2:08.09.

Giuliano Brunetti of Pompano Beach was third in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:38.20.

Pompano Beach was second in the boys 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:27.98 with Nicholas Potter, Gianni Famiano, Steven Gary and Giuliano Brunetti.

The Tornadoes were also third in the boys 400-yard freestyle relay in 3:14.15 with Gianni Famiano, Steven Gary, Kolby Hardin and Giuliano Brunetti.

Pompano Beach was third in the girls 400-yard freestyle relay in 3:40.35 with Isabel Torres-Mendoza, Evelyn Balog, Julia Freshour and Lilia Blanco.

GIRLS TEAM SCORES

  1. Academy of the Holy Names 352, 2. Gulliver Prep 254, 3. Bishop Kenny 153, 4. West Florida 123, 5. Barron Collier 118; Other local teams: 7. Pompano Beach 107, 9. Cardinal Gibbons 106, 17. Somerset 39, 37. American Heritage Plantation 4.

GIRLS RESULTS
1-meter diving: 1. Rylie Darkatsh, STAN 430.85, 2. Olivia Riegler, BSS 379.45, 3. Kiley Gruber, BM 363.65.

200-yard medley relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:46.05 (Giovanna Musiello, Reese Rosenthal, Elyse Wood, Cassandra Kraft), 2. Academy of Holy Names 1:47.11, 3. Bishop Kenny 1:49.95, 8. Somerset 1:54.14 (Natalia Sibug, Sabrina Osorio, Sofia Osorio, Sofia Hernandez).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Brooke Beede, HN 1:50.87, 2. Brynn Stoneburg, JB 1:51.86, 3. Cadence Fort, ESTO 1:52.41.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Isabel Sayag, HN 2:05.43, 2. Giovanna Musiello, GP 2:05.54, 3. Lilia Blanco, PB 2:08.09, 14. Sabrina Osorio, SOM 2:16.99, time drop 2.54.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Isabella Dieffernthaller, HN 23.41, 2. Adeline Cloutier, ROB 23.61, 3. Hannah Ahn, ESID 23.65.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Hannah Ahn, ESID 54.13, 2. Avery Hawker, ROBI 54.18, 3. Isabel Sayg, HN 55.86.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Isabella Dieffenthaller, HN 51.05, 2. Adeline Cloutier, ROBI 51.06, 3. Mary Leigh Hardman, LW 51.36.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Brynn Stoneburg, JB 4:58.27, 2. Cadence Fort, ESTO 4:59.56, 3. Avery Hawker, ROBI 5:01.88.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Academy of the Holy Names 1:38.25, 2. Bishop Kenny 1:38.61, 3. Gulliver Prep 1:39.98.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Brooke Beede, HNMS 56.73, 2. Giovanna Musiello, GP 58.39, 3. Carsyn Ide, BC 59.05, 16. Natalia Sibug, SOM 1:03.47.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Bilu Bianchi, CLE 1:02.64, 2. Michelle Fernandez, MAT 1:05.14, 3. Reese Rosenthal, GP 1:05.56, 10. Sabrina Osorio, SOM 1:07.76, time drop 0.70.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Academy of the Holy Names 3:30.30, 2. Gulliver Prep 3:35.91, 3. Pompano Beach 3:40.35 (Isabel Torres-Mendoza, Evelyn Balog, Julia Freshour, Lilia Blanco), 14. Somerset 3:51.32 (Natalia Sibug, Sofia Hernandez, Kaitlyn Barrios, Sofia Osorio).

BOYS TEAM SCORES

  1. Bishop Kenny 295.5, 2. Rockledge 188, 3. Pompano Beach 122, 4. Stanton 119, 5. Jensen Beach 114; Other locals, 6. Somerset 105, 10. American Heritage Plantation 82, 20. Cardinal Gibbons 33, 34. Gulliver Prep 16.

BOYS RESULTS
1-meter diving: 1. Nathan Frette, LKBV 577.65, 2. Lucas Smit, PB 455.40, 3. Benjamin Smit, PB 434.75, 7. Marcus Starkman, CG 343.30.

200-yard medley relay: 1. Bishop Kenny 1:32.94 (Carter Wright, Evan Larson, Zachary Jones, Barrie Snyder), 2. Rockledge 1:34.59, 3. Clearwater 1:38.14, 6. Somerset 1:39.39 (Aldo Zepeda, Giorgio Rusconi, Enrique Rodriguez, Sebastian Fernandez).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Elliot Weisel, ROCK 1:40.45, 2. Cameron Watson, PAX 1:41.31, 3. Brody Singley, WN 1:42.31, 6. Agustin Rodriguez, MAT 1:43.41, time drop 2.14, 7. Enrique Rodriguez, SOM 1:44.04.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Mehdi Elaoufir, STAN 1:49.98, 2. Zachary Jones, BK 1:52.27, 3. Evan Larson, BK 1:53.83.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Barrie Snyder, BK 20.83, 2. Becket Koss, LB 21.35, 3. Brian Kirby, EST 21.52.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Shane McEliece, ARNO 49.66, 2. Peter Manelis, BSS 50.40, 3. Marcus Szabo, CG 50.44

100-yard freestyle: 1. Mehdi Elaoufir, STAN 45.15, 2. Eli Rollen, ROCK 45.23, 3. Ayden Cason, JB 46.87, 5. Agustin Rodriguez, MAT 47.14, 9. Aldo Zepeda, SOM 47.25, time drop 0.51.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Elliot Weisel, ROCK 4:30.23, 2. Brody Singley, WNAS 4:31.43, 3. Giuliano Brunetti, PB 4:38.20, 15. Felix Gonzalez, SOM 4:56.96.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Bishop Kenny 1:26.58, 2. Pompano Beach 1:27.98 (Nicholas Potter, Gianni Famiano, Steven Gary, Giuliano Brunetti), 3. Jensen Beach 1:28.42.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Eli Rollen, ROCK 48.57, 2. Carter Wright, BK 51.60, 3. Aldo Zepeda, SOM 51.78, time drop 0.38, 6. Enrique Rodriguez, SOM 52.99.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Shane McEliece, ARN 56.13, 2. Peter Manelis, BSS 58.57, 3. Anthony Hensel, PT 58.88, 16. Giorgio Rusconi, SOM 1:03.16.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Bishop Kenny 3:10.01, 2. Rockledge 3:10.86, 3.Pompano Beach 3:14.15 (Gianni Famiano, Steven Gary, Kolby Hardin, Giuliano Brunetti), 6. Somerset 3:17.58 (Aldo Zepeda, Felix Gonzalez, Sebastian Fernandez, Enrique Rodriguez).

SOFLO SWIMMERS PRELIM RESULTS
GIRLS
200-yard medley relay: 7. Somerset 1:53.82 (Natalia Sibug, Sabrina Osorio, Sofia Osorio, Sofia Hernandez).
200-yard individual medley: 13. Sabrina Osorio, SOM 2:17.37, time drop 2.16.
50-yard freestyle: 20. Sofia Hernandez, SOM 25.59, time drop 0.09.
100-yard butterfly: 18. Sofia Hernandez, SOM 1:01.09, time drop 0.19.
100-yard backstroke: 14. Natalia Sibug, SOM 1:02.06; 18. Sofia Osorio 1:03.30.
100-yard breaststroke: 11. Sabrina Osorio 1:07.94, time drop 0.52.
400-yard freestyle relay: 12. Somerset 3:48.13 (Natalia Sibug, Sofia Hernandez, Kaitlyn Barrios, Sofia Osorio).
BOYS
200-yard medley relay: 5. Somerset 1:39.79 (Aldo Zepeda, Giorgio Rusconi, Enrique Rodriguez, Sebastian Fernandez).
200-yard freestyle: 5. Agustin Rodriguez, Mater 1:43.75; 6. Enrique Rodriguez, SOM 1:44.03.
100-yard freestyle: 6. Agustin Rodriguez, Mater 47.49, 9. Aldo Zepeda, SOM 47.76.
500-yard freestyle: 13. Felix Gonzalez, SM 4:53.71.
100-yard backstroke: 4. Aldo Zepeda 51.98, time drop 0.18, 8. Enrique Rodriguez, SOM 53.03.
100-yard breaststroke: 13. Giorgio Rusconi, SOM 1:02.06, time drop 0.98.
400-yard freestyle relay: 8. Somerset 3:17.44 (Aldo Zepeda, Felix Gonzalez, Sebastian Fernandez, Enrique Rodriguez).

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
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