St. Thomas Aquinas Girls Win, Boys Second At 31st Florida Catholic Invitational


By Sharon Robb
ORLANDO—St. Thomas Aquinas girls defended their title and boys team was runner-up Saturday night at the 31st annual Florida Catholic Invitational at Lake Highland Aquatic Center.

The Raider girls, buoyed by two relay wins and three individual wins won with 583 points ahead of Bishop Kenny (501), Cardinal Gibbons (297) and Archbishop McCarthy (238).

The Raiders’ 200-yard medley relay won in 1:50.95 with Julianne McCranie, Mariann Catalasan, Teresa Landron and Jade Renaud. The 400-yard free relay won in 3:45.81 with Sarah Vasquez, Ana Lutz, Mia Gelin and McCranie.

Vasquez and Catalasan train with South Florida Aquatic Club. Catalasan was also second in the 200 IM in 2:19.91 and 100 breaststroke in 1:10.11. Vasquez was third in the 500 freestyle in 5:24.58.

The Raiders’ Jade Renaud, Ana Lutz and McCranie won individual events. Renaud won the 200 IM in 2:16.96, Lutz won the 50 freestyle in 24.84 and McCranie won the 100 backstroke in 57.34.

The only other Broward girls’ winner was Jaclyn Nelson of Cardinal Gibbons in the 100-yard freestyle in 54.39.

St. Thomas Aquinas boys team were second with 460 points behind Bishop Kenny with 479 followed by Archbishop McCarthy (202), St. Joseph’s (150) and Cardinal Gibbons (138).

Alex Mansur was a double winner for the Raiders in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:43.89 and 100-yard freestyle in 47.68.

Cardinal Gibbons had two winners. Marcus Szabo won the 100-yard butterfly in 51.61 and Mason Starkman won the 1-meter diving title.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Nathaniel Garrick of Archbishop McCarthy broke his own team record in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:58.49. It was a lifetime best for the team captain and national merit scholar with a time drop of 5.11 and first time he dipped below 5 minutes.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS

  1. St. Thomas Aquinas 583, 2. Bishop Kenny 501, 3. Cardinal Gibbons 297, 4. Archbishop McCarthy 238, 5. Bishop Moore 221, 6. Trinity Catholic 142, 7. St. John Paul II 92, 8. John Carroll 84, 9. St. Francis 38, 10. Melbourne Central Catholic 21, 11. St. Joseph 4.

GIRLS RESULTS
200-yard medley relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:50.95 (Julianne McCranie, Mariann Catalasan, Teresa Landron, Jade Renaud), 2. Bishop Kenny 1:54.32, 3. Cardinal Gibbons 1:54.76 (Nicole Creed, Jaclyn Nelson, Stephanie Udell, Addison Byrne).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Maria Candelora, BK 1:57.47, 2. Aubrey Klausner, BM 1:57.80, 3. Alexandra Stevens, TC 2:01.84, 4. Sarah Vasquez, STA 2:05.19.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Jade Renaud, STA 2:16.96, 2. Mariann Catalasan, STA 2:19.91, 3. Addison Byrne, CG 2:22.43, 4. Abigail Santos, STA 2:28.01.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Ana Lutz, STA 24.84, 2. Talley Gettemy, BK 25.44, 3. Makaila Blanchard, ABM 26.16, 4. Nicole Creed, CG 26.23.

Diving: 1. Kiley Gruber, BM 207.85, 2. Hayden Loft, SJP 203.60, 3. Brianna McMillan, BK 192.28, 4. Lindsay Ruoff, STA 169.75.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Rachel Howard, BK 56.59, 2. Julianne McCranie, STA 57.41, 3. Lena Lajko, STA 1:01.84, 4. Stephanie Udell, CG 1:02.08.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Jaclyn Nelson, CG 54.39, 2. Ana Lutz, STA 54.59, 3. Mia Gelin, STA 54.74.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Aubrey Klausner, BM 5:14.91, 2. Alexandra Stevens, TC 5:17.77, 3. Sarah Vasquez, STA 5:24.58, 4. Jade Renaud, STA 5:24.85.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Bishop Kenny 1:40.14 (Rachel Howard, Victoria Weldon, Talley Gettemy, Maria Candelora), 2. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:42.88 (Ana Lutz, Mia Gelin, Jade Renaud, Gabriella Martinez), 3. Cardinal Gibbons 1:45.19 (Nicole Creed, Kaitlyn Armbruster, Stephanie Udell, Daniela Arezina).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Julianne McCranie, STA 57.34, 2. Nicole Creed, CG 59.89, 3. Jaclyn Nelson, CG 1:00.80, 4. Lena Lajko, STA 1:01.53.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Maria Candelora, BK 1:07.86, 2. Mariann Catalasan, STA 1:10.11, 3. Mia Gelin, STA 1:12.38.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas 3:45.81 (Sarah Vasquez, Ana Lutz, Mia Gelin, Julianne McCranie), 2. Cardinal Gibbons 3:51.38 (Jaclyn Nelson, Kaitlyn Armbruster, Addison Byrne, Daniela Arezina), 3. Bishop Kenny 3:54.22, 4. Archbishop McCarthy 3:57.74 (Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, Makaila Blanchard, Calista Harries, Tamalia Blanchard).

BOYS TEAM TOTALS

  1. Bishop Kenny 479, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas 460, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 202, 4. St. Joseph 150, 5. Cardinal Gibbons 138, 6. Trinity Catholic 133, 7. St. Francis 123, 8. Bishop Moore 90, 9. St. John Paul II 83, 10. John Carroll 43, 11. Bishop John J. Snyder 40.

BOYS RESULTS
200-yard medley relay: 1. Bishop Kenny A 1:36.87 (Carter Wright, Evan Larson, Zach Jones, Barri Snyder), 2. Bishop Kenny B 1:44.34, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:44.88 (Mateo Shearer, Rafael Landron, Charles Burnette, Cole Jordan), 4. Archbishop McCarthy 1:49.60 (Nathniel Garrick, Mason Jimenez, Luca Molaro, Javier Guardia).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Alex Mansur, STA 1:43.89, 2. Owen Kerkezi, BK 1:45.23, 3. Gabriel Tortola, STA 1:45.43.

200-yard individual medley: 1. T.J. Frost, BJ 1:54.37, 2. Zach Jones, BK 1:56.32, 3. Evan Larson, BK 1:58.70.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Barrie Snyder, BK 21.58, 2. Samuel Collingwood, STA 22.09, 3. Matthew Leitheiser, BK 22.42.

Diving: 1. Mason Starkman, CG 178.95.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Marcus Szabo, CG 51.61, 2. Zach Jones, BK 51.88, 3. Christian Gorden, BK 55.34, 4. Juan Orjuela, STA 55.48.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Alex Mansur, STA 47.68, 2. Barrie Snyder, BK 48.33, 3. Samuel Collingwood, STA 49.20.

500-yard freestyle: 1. T.J. Frost, BJ 4:35.39, 2. Owen Kerkezi, BK 4:43.10, 3. Graham Evans, BK 4:47.32, 4. Gabriel Tortola, STA 4:49.94.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Bishop Kenny A 1:28.19 (Graham Evans, Carter Wright, Matthew Leitheiser, Barrie Snyder), 2. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:30.19, 3. Bishop Kenny B 1:36.69.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Xavier Washington, TC 53.04, 2. Evan Larson, BK 53.29, 3. Marcus Szabo, CG 55.21, 4. Mateo Shearer, STA 55.29.

100-yard breaststroke: Final results not posted on Meet Mobile.

400-yard freestyle relay: Result not posted on Meet Mobile, only entry times.
Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
http://www.swim4soflo.com

Archbishop McCarthy Girls, American Heritage Boys Sweep; SOFLO’s Calista Harries, Nathaniel Garrick Double Winners


By Sharon Robb
PLANTATION, September 14, 2022–Archbishop McCarthy girls and American Heritage Plantation boys each picked up two wins in a tri-meet on Wednesday at the Patriots’ pool.

The Maverick girls, led by double winner Calista Harries, defeated American Heritage Plantation, 190-121, and Chaminade-Madonna, 278-16. In the other competition, American Heritage Plantation topped Chaminade-Madonna, 195-19.

Harries, who trains with South Florida Aquatic Club, won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:46.67 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:17.77. She also anchored the winning 400-yard freestyle relay that won in 4:03.84 with teammates Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, Makalia Blanchard and Tamalia Blanchard.

The best girls’ race was the 100-yard freestyle where Amari Porter of American Heritage Plantation won in 59.07 just ahead of Makaila Blanchard of Archbishop McCarthy in 59.33.

In the boys’ competition, American Heritage Plantation swept Chaminade-Madonna, 198-84, and Archbishop McCarthy, 182-141. In the other meet, Archbishop McCarthy defeated Chaminade-Madonna 209-98.

The Patriots were led by double winners Rithvik Marri and Alessandro Pereira. Both were also members of the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Marri won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:55.03 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:10.80.

Pereira won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:03.74 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:04.90.

In the best boys’ race, Leonardo Garcia of Chaminade-Madonna edged AuJavae Dixon Whtifield of American Heritage Plantation by 3/100ths of a second, 53.32-53.35 in the 100-yard freestyle.

Archbishop McCarthy was led by double winner Nathaniel Garrick, who also trains at SOFLO. The Mavericks’ team captain won the 100-yard butterfly in 57.99 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.34.

COMBINED
Archbishop McCarthy 487, Chaminade Madonna 114
American Heritage Plantation 393, Chaminade Madonna 103
Archbishop McCarthy 331, American Heritage Plantation 303

GIRLS
Archbishop McCarthy 278, Chaminade Madonna 16
American Heritage Plantation 195, Chaminade Madonna 19
Archbishop McCarthy 190, American Heritage Plantation 121

200-yard medley relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 2:01.97 (Mia Guerrero, Katlyn Rhett, Audrey Prado, Amari Porter), 2. Archbishop McCarthy A 2:06.22, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 2:19.33.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Audrey Prado, AHP 2:11.50, 2. Tamalia Blanchard, ARMC 2:16.13, 3. Carly Webby, ARMC 2:37.18.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ARMC 2:35.66, 2. Sophia Spalding, ARMC 2:48.02, 3. None.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Makalia Blanchard, ARMC 26.72, 2. Katlyn Rhett, AHP 27.05, 3. Wynona Brinkman, AHP 27.63.

1-meter diving: None

100-yard butterfly: 1. Scarlett Kuchar, ARMC 1:25.20, 2. Gabriella Arauz, ARMC 1:30.55, 3. Alexa Young-Tem, ARMC 1:33.52.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Amari Porter, AHP 59.07, 2. Makalia Blanchard, ARMC 59.33, 3. Mia Guerrero, AHP 59.66.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Calista Harries, ARMC 5:46.67, 2. Audrey Prado, AHP 5:59.03, 3. Samantha Solis, ARMC 6:16.96.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 2:00.13 (Scarlett Kuchar, Sophia Spalding, Amalia Echeverry, Samantha Solis), 2. American Heritage Plantation 2:05.67, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 2:13.87.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Mia Guerrero, AHP 1:06.95, 2. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ARMC 1:09.10, 3. Amari Porter, AHP 1:10.90.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Calista Harries, ARMC 1:17.77, 2. Katlyn Rhett, AHP 1:18.61, 3. Wynona Brinkmann, AHP 1:22.28.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 4:03.84 (Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, Makalia Blanchard, Tamalia Blanchard, Calista Harries), 2. American Heritage Plantation A 4:11.00, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 4:39.83.

BOYS
Archbishop McCarthy 209, Chaminade Madonna 98
American Heritage Plantation 198, Chaminade Madonna 84
American Heritage Plantation 182, Archbishop McCarthy 141

200-yard medley relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 1:46.79 (Rithvik Marri, Alessandro Pereira, AuJavae Dixon Whtfield, Liam Garcia-Sierra), 2. Archbishop McCarthy A 1:52.21, 3. Chaminade Madonna 1:58.65.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Rithvik Marri, AHP 1:55.03, 2. Javier Guardia, ARMC 2:04.74, 3. Beckhem Korb, ARMC 2:25.68.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Alessandro Pereira, AHP 2:03.74, 2. Tyler Zhou, AHP 2:14.10, 3. Leonardo Garcia, CHAM 2:17.16.

50-yard freestyle: 1. AuJavae Dixon Whitfield, AHP 23.87, 2. Barron Tate, CHAM 24.53, 3. Liam Garcia-Sierra, AHP 25.56.

1-meter diving: None

100-yard butterfly: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ARMC 57.99, 2. Barron Tate, CHAM 1:03.34, 3. Luca Molaro, ARMC 1:04.73.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Leonardo Garcia, CHAM 53.32, 2. AuJavae Dixon Whitfield, AHP 53.35, 3. Javier Guardia, ARMC 55.02.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Rithvik Marri, AHP 5:10.80, 2. Mason Jimenez, ARMC 5:27.59, 3. Liam Garcia-Sierra, AHP 5:33.77.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Chaminade-Madonna 1:42.96 (Barron Tate, Christian Font, Jorge Garcia, Leonardo Garcia), 2. Archbishop McCarthy A 1:48.86. 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 1:58.87.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ARMC 1:01.34, 2. Pedro Medina, ARMC 1:07.69, 3. Sean Vittanakorn, AHP 1:16.60.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Alessandro Pereira, AHP 1:04.90, 2. Tyler Zhou, AHP 1:10.16, 3. Luca Molaro, ARMC 1:13.03.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 3:29.22 (AuJavae Dixon Whitfield, Tyler Zhou, Rithvik Marri, Alessandro Pereira), 2. Archbishop McCarthy A 3:42.00, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 4:21.51.

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

Archbishop McCarthy Splits With Key West; SOFLO’s Garrick, Harries, Gomez, Jimenez Brothers Come Up Big


By Sharon Robb
KEY WEST, September 11, 2022–Archbishop McCarthy girls won and boys team lost a close one to Key West in a dual meet on Saturday.

The Mavericks girls team, behind double winners Calista Harries, Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno and Tamalia Blanchard, won 106-64.

Harries won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:32.30 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:17.79. She was also a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay and anchored the winning 200-yard freestyle relay.

Rodriguez-Cedeno won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:10.89 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:10.19 and was a member of the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Blanchard won the 50-yard freestyle in 27.48 and 500-yard freestyle in 6:19.71 and was on the winning 200-yard medley relay.

The Mavericks’ boys team, led by double winner and team captain Nathaniel Garrick, dropped a 92-78 decision to Key West.

Garrick won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:55.65 and 100-yard freestyle in 51.38. He also led off the winning 200-yard medley relay and anchored the winning 400-yard freestyle relay.

Mason Jimenez won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:03.75 and was second in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:02.99. He was also a member of the winning 200-yard medley and led off the 400-yard freestyle relay.

Pablo Gomez was second in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:28.10 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:15.53. He led off the third place 200-yard freestyle relay and anchored the fourth place 400-yard freestyle relay.

Matthew Jimenez was fourth in the 200-yard freestyle in 3:21.86 and sixth in the 100-yard freestyle in 1:06.95. He anchored the fourth place 200-yard medley relay and was a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay.

Harries, Garrick, Gomez and brothers Mason and Matthew Jimenez all train with South Florida Aquatic Club.

Archbishop McCarthy will next swim American Heritage on Wednesday and travel to Catholic States in Orlando on Saturday.

GIRLS
Archbishop McCarthy 106, Key West 64

200-yard medley relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 2:11.62 (Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, Calista Harris, Samantha Solis, Tamalia Blanchard), 2. Key West A 2:14.30, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 2:22.97/

200-yard freestyle: 1. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ABM 2:10.89, 2. Makaila Blanchard, ABM 2:13.11, 3. Gracie Lechnar, KW 2:33.20.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Calista Harries, ABM 2:32.30, 2. Isabella Johnson, KW 2:47.32, 3. Scalett Kuchar, ABM 2:52.70.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Tamalia Blanchard, ABM 27.48, 2. Daniela Mikesz, KW 29.25, 3. Amalia Echeverry, ABM 31.59.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Lauren Walterson, KW 1:17.04, 2. Carly Wehby, ABM 1:18.76, 3. Gracie Lechnar, KW 1:21.44.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Makaila Blanchard, ABM 58.52, 2. Isabella Johnson, KW 1:05.69, 3. Scarlett Kuchar, ABM 1:06.76.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Tamalia Blanchard, ABM 6:19.71, 2. Isabela Barr, KW 7:27.08, 3. Gabriella Arauz, ABM 7:36.30.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 1:55.96 (Makaila Blanchard, Scarlett Kuchar, Samantha Solis, Calista Harries), 2. Key West A 1:59.74, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 2:09.76.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ABM 1:10.19, 2. Katelyn Noss, KW 1:17.41, 3. Amalia Echeverry, ABM 1:23.09.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Calista Harries, ABM 1:17.79, 2. Samantha Solis, ABM 1:25.23, 3. Isabella Johnson, KW 1:25.41.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 4:13.57 (Tamalia Blanchard, Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, Scarlett Kuchar, Makaila Blanchard), 2. Key West A 4:19.87, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 4:57.30.

BOYS
Key West 92, Archbishop McCarthy 78

200-yard medley relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 1:52.61 (Nathaniel Garrick, Mason Jimenez, Luca Molaro, Javier Guardia), 2. Key West A 1:59.84, 3. Key West B 2:05.03.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 1:55.65, 2. Marco Montiel de La Nuez, KW 2:13.01, 3. Jeffrey Hoyt, KW 2:19.93.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Javier Guardia, ABM 2:22.77, 2. Pablo Gomez, ABM 2:28.10, 3. Ryan Martinez, KW 2:32.43.

50-yard freestyle: 1. AJ Smith, KW 23.18, 2. Lucas Montiel de la Nuez, KW 24.79.3, 3. Brody McCandless, KW 26.26.

100-yard butterfly: 1. John Searcy, KW 59.27, 2. Mason Jimenez, ABM 1:02.99, 3. Luca Molaro, ABM 1:05.15.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 51.38, 2. Javier Guardia, ABM 54.70, 3. AJ Smith, KW 55.90.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Pedro Medina, ABM 6:01.28, 2. Marco Montiel de la Nuez, KW 6:31.22, 3. Anthony Korzen, KW 6:51.96.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Key West A (Lucas Montiel de la Nuez, Jeffrey Hoyt, Brody McCandless, AJ Smith) 1:40.46, 2. Key West B 1:46.44, 3. Archbishop McCarthy A 1:50.16.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Mason Jimenez, ABM 1:03.75, 2. John Searcy, KW 1:07.63, 3. Eli Morris, KW 1:12.72.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Lucas Montiel de la Nuez, KW 1:13.82, 2. Pablo Gomez, ABM 1:15.53, 3. Brody McCandless, KW 1:20.57.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 3:39.31 (Mason Jimenez, Javier Guardia, Pedro Medina, Nathaniel Garrick), 2. Key West A 3:45.80, 3. Key West B 4:16.03.

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

Archbishop McCarthy Girls, Belen Jesuit Boys Win Belen Jesuit Invitational; SOFLO’s Izzy Wilson, Nathaniel Garrick Win


By Sharon Robb
MIAMI, October 18, 2021–Archbishop McCarthy, led by double winner Syven Walker, won the girls’ team title Friday in the Miami Belen Jesuit Invitational.

Archbishop McCarthy won with 153 points. Carrollton was runner-up with 109 points.

Walker won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.62 and 100-yard freestyle in 56.44.

Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno was the only other individual winner for the girls team in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:09.52.

Host Miami Belen Jesuit won the boys’ team title with 197 points, more than 100 points ahead of runnerup Doral Prep.

South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers Izzy Wilson of Carrollton and Nathaniel Garrick of Archbishop McCarthy won events.

Garrick, a junior, was a double winner in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:05.16 and 100-yard backstroke in 58.49. Garrick was the only winner from Archbishop McCarthy.

Wilson won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:16.38.

GIRLS
TEAM TOTALS

  1. Archbishop McCarthy 153, 2. Carrollton 109, 3. Doral Prep 80, 4. Terra 67, 5. Our Lady of Lourdes 45, 6. Fort Pierce Westwood 28, 7. Mater Academy 19, 8. Immaculata LaSalle 10, 9. Riviera Prep 7.

200-yard medley relay: 1. Doral 1:59.34, 2. Carrollton 2:00.40, 3. Terra 2:01.39.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Corina Wong, OLL 2:05.23, 2. Emily Franco, TERRA 2:09.92, 3. Savannah Korb, ABM 2:12.01.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Alayna Simpson, TERR 2:23.86, 2. Katia Alonso, CAR 2:30.47, 3. Daniella Santana, TERR 2:36.09.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Syven Walker, ABM 25.62, 2. Tamalia Blanchard, ABM 27.10, 3. Victoria Del Toro, OLL 27.12.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Emily Franco, TERR 1:06.77, 2. Victoria Del Toro, OLL 1:07.12, 3. Mia Escudero, ABM 1:11.62.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Syven Walker, ABM 56.44, 2. Makaila Blanchard, ABM 59.42, 3. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ABM 59.79.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Izzy Wilson, CAR 5:16.38, 2. Corina Wong, OLL 5:33.42, 3. Savannah Korb, ABM 5:49.96.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Doral 1:45.95, 2. Carrolton 1:47.06, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 1:47.21.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ABM 1:09.52, 2. Mila Fanjul, CAR 1:10.38, 3. Isabel Schlicht, MAT 1:11.27.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Alayna Simpson, TERR 1:11.19, 2. Alex De Angulo, CAR 1:16.61, 3. Rachel Larralde, LAS 1:17.65.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Doral 3:51.69, 2. Carrollton 3:58.80, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 4:06.30.

BOYS
TEAM TOTALS

  1. Belen Jesuit Prep 197, 2. Doral Prep 82, 3. Terra 65, 4. Columbus 64, 5. Riviera Prep 47, 6. Archbishop McCarthy 45, 7. Mater Academy 18.

200-yard medley relay: 1. Doral 1:43.56, 2. Terra 1:48.53, 3. Belen Jesuit 1:49.06.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Nelson de Leon, BJ 1:54.74, 2. Ernie Cabrera, BJ 1:55.29, 3. Javier Marrero, TERR 1:59.78.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Victor Valdez, MAT 2:03.42, 2. John Fanjul, BJ 2:09.23, 3. Mateo Silva, CC 2:11.34.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Jorge Lopez, TERR 22.79, 2. Enrique Perez, RIV 23.04, 3. Carlos Veccio, BJ 24.23.

100-yard butterfly: 1. John Fanjul, BJ 57.11, 2. Javier Marrero, TERR 57.21, 3. Max Fanjul, BJ 57.22.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Jorge Lopez, TERR 50.65, 2. Nelson de Leon, BJ 51.36, 3. Ernie Cabrera, BJ 52.48.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 5:05.16, 2. Santiago Lorenzo, RIV 5:15.33, 3. Riley Carbonell, BJ 5:17.67.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Doral 1:31.51, 2. Belen Jesuit 1:34.98, 3. Terra 1:35.23.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 58.49, 2. Dennis Dale, ABM 1:03.52, 3. Henry Castellat, BJ 1:04.95.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Victor Valdez, MAT 1:01.30, 2. AJ Hernandez, BJ 1:06.67, 3. Thomas Fanjul, BJ 1:09.20.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Doral 3:27.75, 2. Belen Jesuit 3:32.25, 3. Doral B 3:37.67.

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

Archbishop McCarthy Sweeps David Posnack JCC; SOFLO’s Nathaniel Garrick Double Winner


By Sharon Robb
FORT LAUDERDALE, October 6, 2021–Archbishop McCarthy picked up two impressive wins by sweeping David Posnack JCC in a Tuesday dual meet.

The Mavericks girls and boys teams won 21 of 22 events, including all six relays.

The girls team was led by double winners Syven Walker, Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno and Makaila Blanchard.

Walker won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:32.93 and 100-yard freestyle in 58.77.

Blanchard won the 50-yard freestyle in 28.28, tying teammate Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno. She also won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:17.39. Rodriguez-Cedeno also won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:26.97.

The boys team was led by double winners Nathaniel Garrick and Pedro Medina.

Garrick won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.51 and 100-yard freestyle in 56.58. He was a member of two winning relays, leading off the 200-yard medley relay and anchoring the 200-yard freestyle relay.

Medina won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:32.18 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:13.82.

Archbishop McCarthy swims Western on Wednesday, Oct. 13.

GIRLS

Archbishop McCarthy 149, David Posnack JCC 12


200-yard medley relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy 2:0.76 (Korb, Blanchard, Rodriguez, Walker), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 2:18.33, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 2:30.53.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Carly Wehby, ABM 2:38.23, 2. Sabrina Fernandez, ABM 2:41.14, 3. Sophie Hockman, POS 3:03.54.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Syven Walker, ABM 2:32.93, 2. Savannah Korb, ABM 2:41.72, 3. Amalia Echeverry, ABM 3:08.10.

50-yard freestyle: 1. tie, Makaila Blanchard, ABM and Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ABM 28.28, 3. Sophia Spalding, ABM 29.57.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Tamalia Blanchard, ABM 1:22.94, 2. Sophia Spalding, ABM 1:26.65, 3. Sabrina Fernandez, ABM 1:44.07.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Syven Walker, ABM 58.77, 2. Savannah Korb, ABM 1:04.35, 3. Scarlett Kuchar, ABM 1:04.68.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Carol Lambert, ABM 7:09.56, 2. Gabriella Arauz, POS 7:15.22, 3. Cristina Bermudez, POS 7:27.93.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy 1:53.87 (Korb, Walker, Blanchard, Rodriguez), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 2:04.40, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 2:21.89.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Makaila Blanchard, ABM 1:17.39, 2. Calista Harries, ABM 1:19.81, 3. Samantha Solis, ABM 1:29.24.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ABM 1:26.97, 2. Tamalia Blanchard, ABM 1:27.97, 3. Scarlett Kuchar, ABM 1:28.88.

400-yard freestyle relay combined: 1. Archbishop McCarthy 4:09.06 (Medina, Molaro, Cespedes, Gomez), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 4:17.12 (Harries, Blanchard, Kuchar, Solis), 3. David Posnacl JVV 4:51.09.

BOYS
Archbishop McCarthy 149, David Posback JCC 27

200-yard medley relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy 1:59.66 (Garrick, Molaro, Medina, Rubio), 2. Posnack 2:01.02, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 2:10.69.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Pablo Gomez, ABM 2:16.77, 2. Joel Wainberg, POS 2:34.06, 3. Michael Levin, POS.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Pedro Medina, ABM 2:32.18, 2. Lucas Cespedes, ABM 255.39.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 24.51, 2. Raphael Allnut, POS 25.23, 3. Gabriel Rubio, ABM 26.33.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Scott Marcus, ABM 1:07.89, 2. Pablo Gomez, ABM 1:10.50, 3. Raphael Allnutt, POS 1:17.92.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 56.58, 2. Oz Olon, POS 1:01.23, 3. Luca Molaro, ABM 1:01.81.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Alejandro Cabrera, ABM 7:56.89, 2. Matthew Millares, ABM 8:30.44.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy 1:45.83 (Dale, Rubio, Scott, Garrick), 2. Posnack 1:51.15, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 1:59.29.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Pedro Medina, ABM 1:13.82, 2. Luis Molaro, ABM 1:17.56, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 1:32.95.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Oz Alon, POS 1:22.47, 2. Scott Marcus, ABM 1:22.61, 3. Joel Wainberg, POS 1:29.53.

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

American Heritage Plantation Sweeps Archbishop McCarthy, American Heritage Delray Beach


By Sharon Robb
PLANTATION, September 29, 2021–American Heritage Plantation won its home tri-meet against Archbishop McCarthy and American Heritage Delray Beach on Wednesday at the Patriots’ pool.

It was the Patriots’ third meet of the season.

American Heritage Plantation girls edged Archbishop McCarthy, 79-72, and defeated sister school American Heritage Delray Beach, 90-47. In the other match, Archbishop McCarthy defeated American Heritage Delray Beach, 102.50-44.50.

In the boys’ competition, American Heritage Plantation defeated Archbishop McCarthy, 88-71, and American Heritage Delray Beach, 99-39. In the other match, Archbishop McCarthy topped American Heritage Delray Beach, 111-38.

The girls’ team swept all three relays including the meet-clinching 400-yard freestyle in 4:10.48 with Mila Bond, Amari Porter, Audrey Prado and Eva Pierre-Antoine.

The Patriots also had three individual winners: Eva Pierre-Antoine in the 200-yard freestyle (2:21.06), Amari Porter in the 100-yard butterfly (1:07.45) and Audrey Prado in the 500-yard freestyle (5:47.84).

Syven Walker of Archbishop McCarthy was a double winner in the 50-yard freestyle (25.86) and 100-yard freestyle (57.36).

Ainsley Lappas-Ford of American Heritage Delray Beach was a double winner in the 200-yard individual medley (2:27.35) and 100-yard backstroke (1:07.61).

In the boys’ competition, American Heritage Plantation swept all three relays.

Alessandro Pereira and Rithvik Marri were double winners for the Patriots. Pereira won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:52.06 and 100-yard butterfly in 57.06. Marri won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:08.24 and 400-yard freestyle in 5:04.53.

Nathaniel Garrick of Archbishop McCarthy won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.25 and was second in the 50-yard freestyle.

American Heritage Plantation’s next meet is Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Pine Crest at 4:30 p.m.

GIRLS
American Heritage Plantation 79, Archbishop McCarthy 77
American Heritage Plantation 90, American Heritage Delray Beach 47
Archbishop McCarthy 102.50, American Heritage Delray Beach 44.50

200-yard medley relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation 2:05.82 (Mia Guerrero, Wynona Brinkman, Amari Porter, Eva Pierre-Antoine), 2. Archbishop McCarthy A 2:08.14, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 2:09.58.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Eva Pierre-Antoine, AHP 2:21.06, 2. Scarlett Kuchar, ARCH 2:23.25, 3. Mia Levine, AHDB 2:38.14.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Ainsley Lappas-Ford, AHDB 2:27.35, 2. Audrey Prado, AHP 2:27.45, 3. Calista Harries, ARCH 2:38.09.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Syven Walker, ARCH 25.86, 2. Wynona Brinkman, AHP 27.34, 3. Julia Rock, AHDB 28.03.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Amari Porter, AHP 1:07.45, 2. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ARCH 1:13.44, 3. tie, Mia Levine, AHDB and Mia Escudero, ARCH 1:21.26.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Syven Walker, ARCH 57.36, 2. Eva Pierre-Antoine, AHP 58.92, 3. Mila Bond, AHP 1:02.89.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Audrey Prado, AHP 5:47.84, 2. Savannah Korb, ARCH 6:05.86, 3. Carly Webby, ARCH 6:39.74.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation 1:54.98 (Mia Guerrero, Mila Bond, Wynona Brinkmann, Audrey Prado), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 1:55.86, 3. American Heritage Delray Beach 2:08.78.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Ainsley Lappas-Ford, AHDB 1:07.61, 2. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ARCH 1:13.66, 3. Cynthia Chamoun, ARCH 1:14.51.

100-year breaststroke: 1. Julia Rock, AHDB 1:15.76, 2. Amari Porter, AHP 1:17.86, 3. Wynona Brink,amm, AHP 1:19.90.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 4:10.48 (Mila Bond, Amari Porter, Audrey Prado, Eva Pierre-Antoine), 2. Archbishop McCarthy A 4:12.57, 2. Archbishop McCarthy B 4:54.08.

BOYS
American Heritage Plantation 88, Archbishop McCarthy 71
American Heritage Plantation 99, American Heritage Delray Beach 39
Archbishop McCarthy 111, American Heritage Delray Beach 38

200-yard medley relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation 1:45.77 (Rithvik Marri, Daniel Burg, Alessandro Pereira, Kirill Prikhodko), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 1:55.92, 3. American Heritage Delray Beach 2:05.68.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Alessandro Pereira, AHP 1:52.06, 2. Yanjun Wang, AHP 2:06.22, 3. Stefano Musso, ARCH 2:23.36.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Rithvik Marri, AHP 2:08.24, 2. Tyler Zhou, AHP 2:15.54, 3. Pablo Gomez, ARCH 2:29.15.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Kirill Prikhodko, AHP 23.67, 2. Nathaniel Garrick, ARCH 24.09.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Alessandro Pereira, AHP 57.06, 2. Tyler Zhou, AHP 1:04.24, 3. Luca Molaro, ARCH 1:05.48.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Kirill Prikhodko, AHP 52.24, 2. Gabriel Rubio, ARCH 55.27, 3. Yanjun Wang, AHP 57.16.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Rithvik Marri, AHP 5:04.53, 2. Pedro Medina, ARCH 5:46.79, 3. Michael Ryan, ARCH 6:45.97.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation 1:45.17 (Odin Farkas, Yanjun Wang, Tyker Zhou, Sean Vittanakorn), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 1:51.14, 3. American Heritage Delray Beach 1:56.99.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ARCH 1:01.25, 2. Marcus Scott, ARCH 1:09.35, 3. Yuhan Niu, AHDB 1:16.40.

100-year breaststroke: 1. Daniel Burg, AHP 1:09.96, 2. Luca Molaro, ARCH 1:15.33, 3. Pablo Gomez, ARCH 1:16.21.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 3:31.76 (Alessandro Pereira, Rithvik Marri, Kirill Prikhodko, Daniel Burg), 2. Archbishop McvCarthy 3:57.32, 3. American Heritage Plantation B 4:04.63.

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

Archbishop McCarthy Girls Tie For First, Boys Take Third At Florida Catholic Invitational


By Sharon Robb
ORLANDO, September 18, 2021–Archbishop McCarthy girls team tied for first place and boys team was third Saturday at the 30th Florida Catholic Invitational at Lake Highland Aquatic Center.

The girls tied Bishop Kenny for the team title with 352 points. Cardinal Gibbons girls were fourth with 320. The Mavericks boys team was third with 231 points behind winner Bishop Kenny with 532 and Bishop Verot with 375 points. Cardinal Gibbons boys were fourth.

The Mavericks top girls finisher was Syven Walker, second in the 50-yard freestyle in 25.45 and second in the 100-yard freestyle in 56.89. Walker, 17, picked up 34 points.

Walker anchored the runner-up 400-yard freestyle relay that finished in 3:53.45 with teammates Makaila Blancahrd, Tamalia Blanchard and Savannah Korb.

Archbishop McCarthy was third in the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:46.37 with Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, Tamalia Blanchard, Makaila Blanchard and Walker.

SOFLO’s Calista Harries was fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:18.19.

Cardinal Gibbons top finisher was Jaclyn Nelson, winner of the 100-yard backstrokle in 1:01.36. She was also third in the 50-yard freestyle in 25.64.

Other top Chiefs finishers were: Kaitlyn Armbruster, second in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:24.61 and third in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:02.49; Melody Yates, third in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:15.10 and Addison Byrne, fourth in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:06.98.

Cardinal Gibbons also finished second in the girls’ 200-yard and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Marcus Szarbo of Cardinal Gibbons won the 100-yard butterfly in 52.74 and third in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:47.22.

John Lynch of Cardinal Gibbons won the 100-yard freestyle in 49.91 and was third in the 50-yard freestyle in 22.98.

SOFLO’s Nathaniel Garrick was Archbishop McCarthy’s top boys’ finisher placing second in the 100-yard backstroke in 58.95. Teammate Dennis Dale was fourth in the event in 1:05.36. Garrick was also sixth in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:03.60. Garrick, 16, earned 30 points for his teamm

Eleven teams from around the state compete. 2019 girls and boys champion St. Thomas Aquinas did not compete.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS
1.tie, Archbishop McCarthy, 352, and Bishop Kenny, 352; 3. Bishop Moore 340, 4. Cardinal Gibbons 320, 5. Bishop Verot 234, 6. Father Lopez 218, 7. Melbourne Central Catholic 125, 8. Bishop John J. Snyder 117, 9. St. John Paul II Academy 81, 10. St. Francis Catholic Academy 77, 11. Carrollton School 15.

GIRLS INDIVIDUAL EVENTS
200-yard medley relay: 1. Bishop Kenny 1:56.61, 2. Cardinal Gibbons 1:56.75 (Jaclyn Nelson, Melody Yates, Kaitlyn Armbruster, Stephanie Udell), 3. Bishop Moore 2:00.13, 6. Archbishop McCarthy 2:07.83 (Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, Calista Harries, Mia Escudero, Scarlett Kuchar).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Kathryn Dzambo, BMOR 2:03.25, 2. Aubrey Klausner, BMOR 2:03.64, 3. Kaitlyn Frost, BJS 2:04.70, 4. Addison Byrne, CG 2:06.98.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Kaylei Cunniff, BVRT 2:16.94, 2. Kaitlyn Armbruster, CG 2:24.61, 3. Jordyn Knight, BJS 2:28.35.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Meredith O’Malley, BMOR 25.09, 2. Syven Walker, ARMC 25.45, 3. Jaclyn Nelson, CG 25.64.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Rachel Howard, BKEN 59.72, 2. Nelanee Fulton 1:10.18, 3. Kaitlyn Armbruster, CG 1:02.49, 4. Stephanie Udell, CG 1:03.87.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Meredith O’Malley, BMOR 54.60, 2. Syven Walker, ARMC 56.89, 3. Kathryn Dzambo, BMOR 58.08.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Kaylei Cunniff, BVRT 5:20.62, 2. Aubrey Klausner, BMOR 5:27.55, 3. Kaitlyn Frost, BJS 5:30.86.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Bishop Kenny 1:43.81, 2. Cardinal Gibbons 1:45.16 (Jaclyn Nelson, Melody Yates, Addison Byrne, Stephanie Udell), 3. Archbishop McCarthy 1:46.37 (Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, Tamalia Blanchard, Makaila Blanchard, Syven Walker).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Jaclyn Nelson, CG 1:01.36, 2. Pearson Wedel, BKEN 1:06.99, 3. Stephanie Udell, CG 1:07.58.

100-yard breaststroke: 1.Nelanee Fulton, FLHP 1:09.42, 2. Maria Candelora, BKEN 1:09.48, 3. Melody Yates, CG 1:15.10, 5. Calista Harries, ARMC 1:18.19.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Bishop Moore 3:51.78, 2. Archbishop McCarthy 3:53.45 (Makaila Blanchard, Tamalia Blanchard, Savannah Korb, Syven Walker), 3. Bishop Verot 4:00.40, 4. Cardinal Gibbons 4:00.42 (Kaitlyn Armbruster, Addison Byrne, Daniela Arezina, Caroline Udell).

1-meter diving: 1. Kiley Gruber, BMOR 244.95, 2. Brianna McMillan, BKEN 238.88, 3. Hayden Loft, SJP 214.51.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS

  1. Bishop Kenny 532, 2. Bishop Verot 375, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 231, 4. Cardinal Gibbons 208, 5. Bishop Moore 199, 6. St. Joseph Academy 160, 7. St. Francis Catholic Academy 124, 8. Father Lopez 118, 9. St. John Paul II Academy 103, 10. Bishop John J. Snyder 60, 11. Melbourne Central Catholic 17.

BOYS INDIVIDUAL EVENTS
200-yard medley relay: 1. Bishop Kenny 1:39.48, 2. Bishop Kenny 1:43.22, 3. Bishop Verot 1:46.14, 4. Cardinal Gibbons 1:47.96 (John Lynch, Tyler Armbruster, Marcus Szarbo, Mateo Linares Figueroa).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Thomas Frost, BJS 1:46.09, 2. Owen Kerkezi, BKEN 1:46.91, 3. Marcus Szarbo, CG 1:47.22.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Zach Jones, BKEN 1:59.71, 2. Andrew Davis, BKEN 2:01.01, 3. Owen Williams, BKEN 2:09.37, 4. Tyler Armbruster, CG 2:12.46.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Marcos Egri-Martin, BVRT 22.3, 2. Jeb Brownell, BKEN 22.52, 3. John Lynch, CG 22.98.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Marcus Szarbo, CG 52.74, 2. Jeb Brownell, BKEN 52.81, 3. Zach Jones, BKEN 53.39.

100-yard freestyle: 1. John Lynch, CG 49.91, 2. Barrie Snyder, BKEN 51.82, 3. Diego Corredor, BVRT 51.88.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Graham Evans, BKEN 4:44.75, 2. Owen Kerkezi, BKEN 4:44.96, 3. Thomas Frost, BJS 4:45.94, 6. Nathaniel Garrick, ARMC 5:03.60.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Bishop Kenny 1:31.16, 2. Bishop Verot 1:33.63, 3. Cardinal Gibbons 1:35.21 (Marcus Szaebo, John Lynch, Tyler Armbruster, Mateo Linares Figueroa).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Owen Williams, BKEN 57.56, 2. Nathaniel Garrick, ARNC 58.95, 3. Stephen Prendiville, BVRT 1:02.96, 4. Dennis Dale, ARMC 1:05.36.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Marcos Egri-Martin, BVRT 58.30, 2. Andrew Davis, BKEN 1:01.62, 3. Christian Grden, BKEN 1:07.93.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Bishop Kenny 3:21.40, 2. Bishop Moore 3:40.65, 3. St. Joseph 3:41.12.

1-meter diving: None

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

Archbishop McCarthy, Key West Split Dual Meet Season Opener; SOFLO’s Garrick, Harries Double Winners


By Sharon Robb
KEY WEST, September 1, 2021—Archbishop McCarthy split results with the Key West Conchs in its’ dual meet season opener Saturday at Florida Keys Community College.

A day after competing in the Westminster Academy Relays, the Mavericks girls’ team won 130-40. The boys’ team dropped a 91-79 decision.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Nathaniel Garrick and Calista Harries were double winners. Mia Escudero also won an event.

Garrick, a junior, won the 100-yard butterfly in 57.49 and 100-yard backstroke in 59.02. He also anchored the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays. Led by Garrick, the Mavericks swept the top three spots in the 100 backstroke.

Harries, a freshman, won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:37.25 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:21.40. Harries held off junior teammate Makaila Blanchard, 1:21.40-1:21.83 to win.

With Harries leading the way, the Mavericks swept the top three spots in the 200 IM.

Escudero, a senior, won the 100-yard butterfly and led off the winning 200-yard freestyle relay and swam third leg on the winning 200-yard medley relay.

The Mavericks, led by Escudero, also swept the top three places in the 100 butterfly.

In one of the most exciting boys’ races, the Mavericks won the 400-yard freestyle relay, 3:49.50-3:49.54 with Garrick outsprinting Alexander Smith on the final 100 leg.

GIRLS
Archbishop McCarthy 130, Key West 40

200-meter medley relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy 2:08.25 (Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, Makaila Blanchard, Mia Escudero, Tamalia Blanchard), 2. Key West 2:13.17, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 2:14.50.

200-meter freestyle: 1. Savannah Korb, ABM 2:16.59, 2. Scarlett Kuchar, ABM 2:23.75, 3. Alicia Bahari, KW 2:41.14.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Calista Harries, ABM 2:37.25, 2. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ABM 2:41.09, 3. Samantha Solis, ABM 2:44.24.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Tamalia Blancard, ABM 27.14, 2. Daniela Mikesz, KW 28.67, 3. Sopia Spaldin, ABM 30.53.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Mia Escudero, ABM 1:12.81, 2. Carly Wehby, ABM 1:17.36, 3. Samantha Solis, ABM 1:19.88.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Makaila Blanchard, ABM 1:00.76, 2. Daniela Mikesz, KW 1:04.48, 3. Scarlett Kuchar, ABM 1:04.79.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Savannah Korb, ABM 6:01.42, 2. Tamalia Blanchard, ABM 6:02.68, 3. Serena Sander, KW 6:43.35.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy 1:55.68 (Mia Escudero, Scarlett Kuchar, Makaila Blanchard, Cynthia Chamoun), 2. Key West 1:57.37, 3. Archbishop McCartyy 2:04.03.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ABM 1:14.09, 2. Katelyn Noss, KW 1:15.68, 3. Serna Sanders, KW 1:16.08.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Calista Harries, ABM 1:21.40, 2. Makaila Blanchard, ABM 1:21.83, 3. Isabella Johnson, KW 1:24.52.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy 4:14.30 (Tamalia Blanchard, Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, Savannah Korb, Scarlett Kuchar), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 4:44.59, 3. Key West 5:06.53.

BOYS
Key West 91, Archbishop McCarthy 79

200-meter medley relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy 1:54.62 (Dennis Dale, Pablo Gomez, Dillan McBean, Nathaniel Garrick), 2. Key West 1:56.94, 3. Key West 1:58.72.

200-meter freestyle: 1. Marcos Montiel de la Nuez, KW 2:11.12, 2. Marcus Scott, ABM 2:17.99, 3. Jeffrey Hoyt. KW 2:29.96.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Russell Hoyt, KW 2:30.71, 2. Pablo Gomez, ABM 2:31.58, 3. Luca Molaro, ABM 2:40.30.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Alexander Smith, KW 24.16, 2. Lucas Montiel de la Nuez, KW 25.04, 3. Lucas Cespedes, ABM 27.71.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 57.49, 2. John Searcy, KW 1:01.49, 3. Dillan McBean, ABM 1:10.20.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Alexander Smith, KW 56.15, 2. Dennis Dale, ABM 57.74, 3. Jonathan Gvili, KW 59.22.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Pedro Medina, ABM 5:55.49, 2. Marcos Montiel de la Nuez, KW 6:13.96, 3. Sid Singh, KW 6:15.87.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Key West 1:43.14 (Lucas Montiel de la Nuez, John Searcy, Russell Hoyt, Sid Singh), 2. Key West B 1:47.47, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 1:51.17.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 59.02, 2. Dennis Dale, ABM 1:06.11, 3. Pedro Medina, ABM 1:11.00.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Russell Hoyt, KW 1:10.85, 2. Alex Robertson, KW 1:13.08, 3. Jonathan Gvili, KW 1:13.27.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy 3:49.50 (Pedro Medina, Dennis Dale, Luca Molaro, Nathaniel Garrick), 2. Key West 3:49.54, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 4:18.75.

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

St. Thomas Aquinas, Belen Jesuit Win Region 4-3A Team Titles; SOFLO’s McCranie, Arias, Lesage Region Champions


By Sharon Robb


MIAMI, October 29, 2020—St. Thomas Aquinas girls and Belen Jesuit boys, coming off District 11-3A titles, added another crown Wednesday in the Region 4-3A Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by Belen Jesuit and Martin County.

St. Thomas Aquinas topped a field of ten teams to defend its title with 584 points. Martin County was a distant second with 295 points.

Belen Jesuit, sixth last year, dethroned defending region champion Doral Academy, to win its first region title in seven years. Belen Jesuit finished with 339 points.

South Florida Aquatic Club had three region champions and several swimmers finish among the top four.

The Raiders dominated the girls field, sweeping all three relays and winning six individual events including 1-meter diving.

SOFLO’s Julianne McCranie, a freshman at St. Thomas Aquinas competing in her first year of high school swimming, won the 100-yard butterfly in 57.04 and was second in the 100-yard backstroke in 58.08. She was also a member of the winning 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Freshman Jade Renaud was a double winner for the Raiders. She won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:15.80 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:11.39.

The Raiders other individual champions were Gabriella Chambers in the 200-yard freestyle and Anna Kline in the 500-yard freestyle. Katie Ross won the 1-meter diving with 471.05. Teammate Emma Murray was second with 371.70 points.

SOFLO’s Mariann Catalasan, a freshman at St. Thomas Aquinas, was second in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:13.20 and fourth in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:25.87.

SOFLO’s Lance Lesage, a senior at St. Thomas Aquinas, defended his title in the 100-yard backstroke and finished third in the 50-yard freestyle behind SOFLO teammate Michael Arias of Mater Academy.

Lesage won the backstroke in 52.45, slower than last year’s region All-American consideration time of 50.54, and was third in the 50-yard freestyle in 22.01. Arias was second in 21.91. Lesage also led off the Raiders fourth-place 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Arias, a senior at Mater, won the 100-yard freestyle in 48.15, the only swimmer under 49 seconds.

SOFLO’s Juan Mora, a junior at Doral, came up with two runner-up finishes in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard breaststroke. He was second in the butterfly in 50.17 and breaststroke in 57.52, just behind Martin County’s Matthew Beecher in 57.44.

SOFLO’s Nathaniel Garrick, a sophomore at Archbishop McCarthy, was third in the 100-yard backstroke in 57.32 and fourth in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:50.88. Mora and Garrick also swam relays.

Martin County’s James Rudy won the boys 1-meter diving title with 376.40.

The winners earned automatic berths into next Friday’s (Nov. 6) FHSAA State 3A Meet at Sailfish Splash Waterpark in Stuart. The remaining swimmers will be earn at-large berths based on 3A times from other regions around the state.

REGION 4-3A RESULTS
GIRLS TEAM TOTALS

  1. St. Thomas Aquinas 584, 2. Martin County 295, 3. Doral Academy 274, 4. South Fork 215, 5. Sebastian River 165, 6. Archbishop McCarthy 160, 7. Fort Pierce Westwood 92, 8. Okeechobee 72, 9. Mater Academy 63, 10. Hialeah 42, 11. Port St. Lucie 40.

GIRLS INDIVIDUALS
200-yard medley relay:

  1. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:54.86 (Anabela Shearer, Jade Renaud, Teresa Landron, Sofia Avellaneda), 2. Doral 1:58.65, 3. Martin County 2:00.21, 5. Archbishop McCartyy 2:06.34 (Savannah Korb, Makaila Blanchard, Mia Escudero, Syven Walker).

200-yard freestyle:

  1. Gabriella Chambers, STA 2:00.32, 2. Samantha Litman, STA 2:01.00, 3. Victoria Landron, STA 2:04.44.

200-yard individual medley:

  1. Jade Renaurd, STA 2:15.80, 2. Sahara Idler, DOR 2:19.40, 3. Alexis Dodge, MC 2:25.30, 4. Mariann Catalasan, STA 2:25.87, 13. Mia Escudero, ABM 2:41.53.

50-yard freestyle:

  1. Sarah Evans, PSL 23.93, 2. Shanelle Gonzalez, HIA 24.64, 3. Sophia Diaz, DOR 26.10.

100-yard butterfly:

  1. Julianne McCranie, STA 57.04, 2. Ana Kondratovitch, MAT 1:00.52, 3. Sahara Idler, DOR 1:00.61, 18. Mia Escudero, ABM 1:16.33.

100-yard freestyle:

  1. Shanelle Gonzalez, HIA 54.06, 2. Gabriella Chambers, STA 55.52, 3. Sofia Avellaneda, STA 57.44.

500-yard freestyle:

  1. Anna Kline, STA 5:31.32, 2. Megan Smith, STA 5:39.71, 3. Camryn Britto, STA 5:41.64.

200-yard freestyle relay:

  1. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:42.21 (Samantha Litman, Teresa Landron, Julianne McCranie, Gabriella Chambers), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 1:48.44, 3. Martin County 1:49.55.

100-yard backstroke:

  1. Sarah Evans, PSL 56.87, 2. Julianne McCranie, STA 58.08, 3. Ana Kondratovitch, MAT 1:03.82.

100-yard breaststroke:

  1. Jade Renaud, STA 1:11.39, 2. Mariann Catalasan, STA 1:13.20, 3. Victoria Landron, STA 1:13.71.

400-yard freestyle relay:

  1. St. Thomas Aquinas 3:42.63 (Samantha Litman, Teresa Landron, Julianne McCranie, Gabriella Chambers), 2. Doral 3:53.24, 3. South Fork 3:57.74, 6. Archbishop McCarthy 4:09.10.

1-meter diving:

  1. Katie Ross, St. Thomas Aquinas 471.05, 2. Emma Murray, St. Thomas Aquinas 371.70, 3. Alexia French, Martin County 360.20.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS

  1. Miami Belen Jesuit 339, 2. Doral Academy 328.5, 3. Sebastian River 301, 4. Martin County 291, 5. St. Thomas Aquinas 250.5, 6. South Fork 158, 7. Mater Academy 119, 8. Archbishop McCarthy 101, 9. Okeechobee 67, 10. Hialeah 3.

BOYS INDIVIDUALS
200-yard medley relay:

  1. Martin County 1:39.68 (William Johnson, Matthew Beecher, Connor Adams, Evan Pelletier), 2. Sebastian River 1:39.84, 3. Doral 1:40.54 (Logan Gonzales, Juan Mora, Juan Kommer, Sebastian Pacheco), 4. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:41.49 (Lance Lesage, Jonas Santos, Jack Faulkner, David Garzon), 7. Mater 1:57.06 (David Brito, Victor Valdes, Michael Arias, Leonel Alfonso).

200-yard freestyle:

  1. Mitchell Ledford, SR 1:43.09, 2. Hector Paz, BJ 1:45.89, 3. Juan Komer, DOR 1:50.07, 4. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 1:50.88.

200-yard individual medley:

  1. Victor Valdes, MAT 1:59.99, 2. Mikey Hill, SR 2:00.23, 3. William Johnson, MC 2:02.83.

50-yard freestyle:

  1. Matthew Beecher, MC 21.87, 2. Michael Arias, MAT 21.91, 3. Lance Lesage, STA 22.01.

100-yard butterfly:

  1. Mitchell Ledford, SR 49.49, 2. Juan Mora, DOR 50.17, 3. Reade Lawson, SR 53.05.

100-yard freestyle:

  1. Michael Arias, MAT 48.15, 2. Connor Adams 49.65, 3. Evan Pelletier, MC 50.08.

500-yard freestyle:

  1. Hector Paz, BJ 4:49.03, 2. William Johnson, MC 4:55.88, 3. Nicholas Jackman, SR 4:57.10.

200-yard freestyle relay:

  1. Martin County 1:30.26 (Matthew Beecher, William Johnson, Connor Adams, Evan Pelletier), 2. Belen Jesuit 1:31.36, 3. South Fork 1:32.11.

100-yard backstroke:

  1. Lance Lesage, STA 52.45, 2. Jack Faulkner, STA 54.73, 3. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 57.32.

100-yard breaststroke:

  1. Matthew Beecher, MC 57.44, 2. Juan Mora, DOR 57.52, 3. Victor Valdes, MAT 58.12.

400-yard freestyle relay:

  1. Sebastian River 3:19.60 (Mitchell Ledford, Joey Twomey, Mikey Hill, Reade Lawson), 2. Doral 3:20.24 (Juan Mora, Sebastian Pacheco, Logan Gonzalez, Juan Kommer), 3. Belen Jesuit 3:20.93, 4. St. Thomas Aquinas 3:21.02 (Lance Lesage, David Garzon, Thomas Mojena, Hector Paz), 5. Archbishop McCarthy 3:42.01 (Nathaniel Garrick, Matthew Mackenzie, Dennis Dale, Jacob Johnson).

1-meter diving:

  1. James Rudy, Martin County 376.40.

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

Archbishop McCarthy Sweeps Key West Including Boys Thriller, SOFLO’s Nathaniel Garrick Double Winner


By Sharon Robb


KEY WEST, October 12, 2020—Archbishop McCarthy swept Key West including a thrilling boys’ victory Saturday at Florida Keys Community College.

The boys’ team, behind South Florida Aquatic Club’s Nathaniel Garrick, edged Key West, 86-84. The girls’ team won, 102-58.

Garrick, a sophomore, won two individual events and was a member of two winning relays.

Garrick won the 100-yard butterfly in 57.40 and 100-yard backstroke in 58.84. He was the only swimmer in the events to dip under 1 minute.

Garrick also anchored the winning 400-yard freestyle relay that won in 3:49.91 with teammates Matthew Mackenzie, Dennis Dale and Andres Ramirez. He was also a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay in 1:53.47.

Jacob Johnson and Lucas Montiel de La Nuez were also double winners. Johnson, a senior, won the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard breaststroke. De La Nuez, a sophomore, won the 50- and 100-yard freestyle events.

The girls’ team was led by double winners Makaila Blanchard and Savannah Korb. Blanchard, a sophomore, won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:20.10 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:21.62. Korb a junior, won the 500-yard freestyle in 6:10 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:16.14.

GIRLS
Archbishop McCarthy 102, Key West 68

200-yard medley relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 2:10.93 (Savannah Korb, Makaila Blanchard, Mia Escudero, Syven Walker), 2. ABM B 2:16.19, 3. Key West 2:17.41.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Makaila Blanchard, ABM 2:20.10, 2. Mia Escudero, ABM 2:38.46, 3. Isabella Johnson, KW 2:43.03.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Samantha Solis, ABM 2:45.95, 2. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ABM 2:46.25, 3. Katelyn Noss, KW 2:59.59.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Syven Walker, ABM 26.88, 2. Grace Defelice, KW 26.92, 3. Emily Gould, KW 29.04.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Mia Escudero, ABM 1:20.16, 2. Scarlett Kuchar, ABM 1:22.60, 3. Ocean Leto, KW 1:23.77.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Grace Defelice, KW 1:00.82, 2. Syven Walker, ABM 1:02.69, 3. Emily Gould, KW 1:09.95.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Savannah Korb, ABM 6:10.00, 2. Serena Sander, KW 7:13.20, 3. Melany Chacon, ABM 7:33.23.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Key West A 1:56.51 A (Isabella Johnson, Emily Gould, Serena Sander, Grace Defelice), 2. Archbishop McCarthy A 1:57.10, 3. Key West B 2:06.81.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Savannah Korb, ABM 1:16.14, 2. Johanni Rodriguez-Cedeno, ABM 1:17.23, 3. Serena Sander, KW 1:18.75.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Makaila Blanchard, ABM 1:21.62, 2. Isabella Johnson, KW 1:25.11, 3. Samantha Solis, ABM 1:25.29.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 4:28.43, 2. Key West A 4:35.86, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 5:20.81.

BOYS
Archbishop McCarthy 86, Key West 84

200-yard medley relay: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 1:53.47 (Matthew Mackenzie, Jacob Johnson, Nathaniel Garrick, Dennis Dale), 2. Key West A 2:03.03, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 2:07.58.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Jacob Johnson, ABM 2:05.37, 2. Sid Singh, KW 2:14.23, 3. Gabe Wiliams, KW 2:18.33.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Matthew Mackenzie, ABM 2:22.93, 2. Luca Molaro, ABM 2:44.11, 3. Ryan Martinez, KW 2:47.04.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Lucas Montiel de la Nuez, KW 25.17, 2. Stryder Graft, KW 26.18, 3. Andres Ramirez, ABM 27.70.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 57.40, 2. John Searcy, KW 1:03.13, 3. Luca Molaro, ABM 1:07.60.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Lucas Montiel de la Nuez, KW 55.52, 2. Dennis Dale, ABM 1:00.19, 3. Andres Ramirez, ABM 1:00.21.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Sid Singh, KW 6:16.82, 2. Gabe Williams, KW 6:31.39, 3. Marcos Montiel de la Nuez, KW 6:36.44.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Key West A 1:42.94 (John Searcy, Gabe Williams, Stryder Graft, Lucas Montiel de la Nuez), 2. Archbishop McCarthy A 1:46.53, 3. Key West B 1:53.02.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Nathaniel Garrick, ABM 58.84, 2. Dennis Dale, ABM 1:07.08, 3. Matthew Mackenzie, ABM 1:08.31.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Jacob Johnson, ABM 1:11.95, 2. Jonathan Gvili, KW 1:14.45, 3. Alex Robertson, KW 1:16.43.

400-yard freestyle: 1. Archbishop McCarthy A 3:49.91 (Matthew Mackenzie, Dennis Dale, Andres Ramirez, Nathaniel Garrick), 2. Key West A 3:53.75, 3. Key West B 3:56.23.

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