St. Thomas Aquinas Sweeps Cypress Bay In BCAA Season-Opener; SOFLO’s Ana Villamil, Stephen Kim Double Winners


By Sharon Robb
PLANTATION, August 31, 2022—St. Thomas Aquinas girls and boys teams won their BCAA season-opener Tuesday night at Plantation Aquatic Complex.

The Raiders swept the Cypress Bay Lightning. The boys won, 117-53 and the girls squeaked by, 89-87.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Ana Villamil was a double winner in the 200-yard individual medley (2:14.91) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:08.50).

The Raiders had three other girls double winners.

Mariana Cote won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:00.02 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:22.28.

Ana Lutz won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.32 and 100-yard freestyle in 56.01.

Julianne McCranie won the 100-yard butterfly in 58.22 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:00.35.

Cypress Bay won the 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays.

SOFLO’s Stephen Kim, 16, of Cypress Bay, won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:05.51 and 200-yard individual medley in 2:05.94.

The Raider won two boys relays in the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay and had two other double winners.

Alex Mansur won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:48.13 and 100-yard freestyle in 48.81.

Gabriel Tortola won the 100-yard butterfly in 55.44 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:02.38.

GIRLS
St. Thomas Aquinas 89, Cypress Bay 87

200-yard medley relay: 1. Cypress Bay 1:52.47, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:52.94, 3. St. Thomas B 2:00.64.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Mariana Cote, CB 2:00.02, 2. Samira Zambrano, CB 2:02.82, 3. Sarah Vazquez, STA 2:06.52.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Ana Villamil, CB 2:14.91, 2. Nicol Bellardi, CB 2:16.53, 3. Mariann Catalasan, STA 2:25.03.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Ana Lutz, STA 25.32, 2. Valentina Valecilles, CB 25.65, 3. Natalia Ortiz, CB 26.03.

1-meter diving: 1. Lindsay Ruoff, STA 187.65.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Julianne McCranie, STA 58.22, 2. Lena Lajko, STA 1:00.38, 3. Gabriella DeLuna, CB 1:00.96.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Ana Lutz, STA 56.01, 2. Mia Gelin, STA 57.50, 3. Natalia Ortiz, CB 57.84.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Mariana Cote, CB 5:22.28, 2. Sarah Vazquez, STA 5:28.96, 3. Samira Zambrano, CB 5:32.07.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:44.70, 2. Cypress Bay 1:45.31, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas B 1:55.22.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Julianne McCranie, STA 1:00.35, 2. Nicol Bellardi, CB 1:02.65, 3. Gabriella DeLuna, CB 1:04.14.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Ana Villamil, CB 1:08.50, 2. Mariann Catalasan, STA 1:14.94, 3. Sara Mendoza, CB 1:15.65.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 3:45.27, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas A 3:48.01, 3. Cypress Bay B 3:58.78.

BOYS
St. Thomas Aquinas 117, Cypress Bay 53

200-yard medley relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:47.75, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas B 1:51.44, 3. Cypress Bay 1:54.53.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Alex Mansur, STA 1:48.13, 2. Matthew Tan, STA 1:58.97, 3. Gabriel Landron, STA 1:59.51.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Stephen Kim, CB 2:05.94, 2. Jonas Santos, STA 2:12.13, 3. Giovanni Gianfriddo, STA 2:16.58.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Samuel Collingwood, STA 21.81, 2. Juan Orjuela, STA 23.82, 3. Aiden Park, CB 24.59.

1-meter diving: None.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Gabriel Tortola, STA 55.44, 2. Juan Orjuela, STA 56.52, 3. Mateo Shearer, STA 57.66.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Alex Mansur, STA 48.81, 2. Samuel Collingwood, STA 49.20, 3. Diego Villalonga, CB 53.70.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Gabriela Tortola, STA 5:02.38, 2. Rafael Landron, STA 5:19.26, 3. Giovanni Gianfriddo, STA 5:25.69.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay 1:37.16, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:37.28, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas B 1:41.26.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Mateo Shearer, STA 58.27, 2. Matthew Tan, STA 59.81, 3. Alejandro Osorio, STA 1:04.63.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Stephen Kim, CB 1:05.51, 2. Diego Villalonga, CB 1:06.58, 3. Rafael Landron, STA 1:08.15.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 3:28.52, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas B 3:45.25, 3. Cypress Bay A 3:48.57.

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

SOFLO’s Ana Villamil Makes First Futures Cut; SOFLO Finishes Third, Azura Wins Combined At FGC Senior Championships


By Sharon Robb
CORAL SPRINGS, July 24, 2022–South Florida Aquatic Club had another swimmer make her USA Swimming Futures cut at the Florida Gold Coast Senior Championships Sunday at Coral Springs Aquatic Complex.

Ana Villamil, 15, got her first Futures cut in the 100-meter breaststroke with a best time of 1:15.70, dropping 0.40 off her previous best.

South Florida Aquatic Club finished third in combined (1,179), men’s (556) and women’s (623) team standings. Azura won the combined (2,042) and men’s titles (1,181). FAST won the girls team title (927).

University of Georgia’s Connor Haigh, 20, swimming unattached and training at SOFLO, won the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:04.40. Haigh swept the breaststroke events.

Michelle Marinheiro, 19, was ninth in the 1500-meter freestyle in a best time 18:28.02, dropping 13.09 seconds. Felix Gonzalez, 15, was also ninth in a best time 17:07.96, dropping 1:12.52. Hashan Ekanayake dropped 29.43 off his time to finish 12th in 17:16.58.

Aldo Zepeda, 17, won the B final of the 100-meter backstroke in 1:01.22. Enrique Rodriguez, 17, was fourth in the B final in 1:02.51.

Enrique Rodriguez, 17, was also second in the B final of the 200 IM in 2:15.09 and tenth overall. Adrian Hernandez, 16, was third in the C final in 2:19.13.

Gabriella DeLuna, 15, won the C final in the 100-meter backstroke in 1:10.03. DeLuna was sixth in the 200 IM in 2:29.44. DeLuna finished third in high point with 104 points.

Mariann Catalasan, 16, won the C final in the 100-meter breaststroke in a best time 1:19.82, dropping 0.58.

High point winners were: (15-16), Paola Gonzalez, 16, Unattached, 177 and Landon Kyser, 16, of Heritage Aquatics, 157; (17-and-over) Heidi Smithwick, Jupiter Dragons, 115 and Dylan Felt, Swim Fort Lauderdale, 158.

SOFLO had 29 swimmers (19 boys and 10 girls) entered in 131 individual events and 16 relays in eight relay events. After senior champs, SOFLO swimmers have Zones and Futures remaining to end the summer.

SUNDAY RESULTS
COMBINED TEAM TOTALS:
1. Azura Florida Aquatics 2,042, 2. Flood Aquatics 1,853, 3. South Florida Aquatic Club 1,179.

WOMEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Flood Aquatics 927, 2. Azura 861, 3. SOFLO 623.

MEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Azura 1,181, 2. Flood Aquatics 926, 3. SOFLO 556.

WOMEN
1500-meter freestyle: 1. Fatima Portillo, Azura 17:42.23, 2. Jessica Smith, WOW 17:45.94, 3. Gabriela Robles Cortes, Azura 18:07.50; SOFLO: 9. Michelle Marinheiro 18:28.02, time drop 13.09.

100-meter backstroke: 1. Ava Fasano, FAST 1:06.72, 2. Anelis Roque, GPA 1:07.21, 3. Riley Macvane, NPB 1:07.88; SOFLO: 8. Nicole Sowell 1:10.17, 17. Gabriella DeLuna 1:10.03.

100-meter breaststroke: 1. Elizabeth Maradyn, GPA 1:15.24, 2. Alyssa Bozzuto, FAST 1:15.35, 3. Ana Villamil, SOFLO 1:15.70, time drop 0.40; SOFLO: 11. Gabriella DeLuna 1:18.86, time drop 0.82, 17. Mariann Catalasan 1:19.82, time drop 0.58, 21. Sabrina Osorio 1:21.03.

50-meter freestyle: 1. Lismar Lyon, MWA 25.87, 2. Sirena Rowe, Azura 25.93, 3. Heidi Smithwick, JUP 26.39; SOFLO: 16. Ana Villamil 28.51, 26. Gabriela Avila 28.66, time drop 0.36.

200-meter individual medley: 1. Giulianna Garcia, TSA 2:26.64, 2. Eriana Temperino, GPA 2:27.23, 3. Lilia Blanco, PB 2:28.68; SOFLO: 6. Gabriella DeLuna 2:29.44, 27. Mariann Catalasan 2:41.44

400-meter medley relay: 1. Azura A 4:23.30 (Solana Capalbo, Nicole Frank Rodriguez, Julima Avila, Sirena Rowe), 2. FAST 4:30.49, 3. Azura B 4:31.97, 6. SOFLO A 4:39.49 (Sara Quintero, Ana Villamil, Gabriella DeLuna, Michelle Marinheiro), 7. SOFLO B 4:46.98 (Sofia Osorio, Mariann Catalasan, Gabriela Avila, Sally Golding).

MEN

1500-meter freestyle: 1. Dylan Felt, SFTL 15:45.51, 2. Philip Moldovanu, WOW 15:56.69, 3. Matheus Siniscalchi, Unattached 16:16.92; SOFLO: 9. Felix Gonzalez 17:07.96, 12. Hashan Ekanayake 1716.58, time drop 29.43, 18. Dominic Bono 17:26.55, 28. Nicholas Pelaez 18:06.80, time drop 10.56.

100-meter backstroke: 1. Noah Smith, FAST 57.88, 2. Landon Kyser, HAT 59.21, 3. Mariano Sosa, Azura 59.61; SOFLO: 9. Aldo Zepeda 1:01.22, 12. Enrique Rodriguez 1:02.51, 15. Jaden Amores 1:03.59, 19. Adrian Hernandez 1:04.25.

100-meter breaststroke: 1. Connor Haigh, Unattached/Georgia/SOFLO, 1:04.40, 2. Giulian Martin, HA 1:04.57, 3. Noah Sipowski, FAST 1:06.14; SOFLO: 10. Manuel Melendez 1:08.79, 30. Alexander Miller 1:14.10.

50-meter freestyle: 1. Steven Aimable, Azura 23.22, 2. Varis Monroe, FAST 23.30, 3. Daniel Ramirez, WA 23.41.

200-meter individual medley: 1. Josh Zuchowski, FAST 2:05.37, 2. Landon Kyser, HAT 2:06.95, 3. Esteban Nunez Del Prado, Azura 2:08.37; SOFLO: 10. Enrique Rodriguez 2:15.09, time drop 4.40, 18. Adrian Hernandez 2:19.13, time drop 1.70, 20. Jaden Amores 2:20.91, 29. Nicholas Pelaez 2:22.88, time drop 4.10, 30. Felix Gonzalez 2:22.91, time drop 1.86.

400-meter medley relay: 1. Azura A 3:48.73 (Mariano Sosa, Brandon Moran, Davidson Vincent, Steven Aimable), 2. FAST 3:49.15, 3. Azura B 3:59.30, 7. SOFLO A 4:06.61 (Aldo Zepeda, Manuel Melendez, Agustin Rodriguez, Enrique Rodriguez), 11. SOFLO B 4:12.26 (Dominic Bono, Alexander Miller, Jaden Amores, Hashan Ekanayake).

PLEASE NOTE: After receiving them the first two days, final full team results were not provided by meet organizers.

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