SOFLO Swimmers Dominate Day One Of BRST Endless Summer Invite; Weather Ends Day Two Early


By Sharon Robb

BOCA RATON, June 29, 2019–South Florida Aquatic Club dominated the field on Day One of the Boca Raton Swim Team 15-and-under Endless Summer Invite Friday at Boca Raton Aquatic Center.

SOFLO has the largest team entered with 81 swimmers (41 boys and 40 girls) for the three-day meet and it showed during opening day.

SOFLO individual winners were:

Shelby Evans, 50-meter breaststroke, 48.00; 200-meter breaststroke, 3:36.92.

Sophia Grubbs, 50-meter breaststroke 37.15; 200-meter breaststroke, 3:01.25.

JennaMarie Brames, 100-meter freestyle, 1:03.23.

Fiorella Di Salvo, 100-meter butterfly, 1:17.99.

Juan Vallmitjana, 50-meter breaststroke, 44.53.

Javier Colmenares, 50-meter breaststroke, 35.23; 200-meter breaststroke 2:50.26.

Among SOFLO top three finishers were:

Fiorella Di Salvo, 50-meter breaststroke, second, 41.41; 100-meter freestyle, second 1:10.20.

Mariann Catalasan, 50-meter breaststroke, second, 39.22.

Natalia Sibug, 50-meter breaststroke, third, 39.55; 200-meter breaststroke, second, 3:02.39.

Sofia Gomez, 100-meter freestyle, second, 1:24.50.

Jemma Baldwin, 100-meter freestyle, third, 1:24.66.

Sarah Vasquez, 200-meter breaststroke, second, 3:28.29.

Sarah Acevedo, 400-meter freestyle, third, 4:46.40.

Stefano Mazzi, 50-meter breaststroke, second, 44.60.

Ryan Harries, 50-meter breaststroke, third, 44.91.

Adrian Hernandez, 100-meter freestyle, second, 1:02.98; 100-meter butterfly, second, 1:11.89.

Austin Nelson, 100-meter freestyle, third, 1:06.95.

After a year’s hiatus and one-day format, the meet, held to kick off summer instead of ending it like past years, is over three days and ends on Sunday at Boca Raton High School Aquatic Center.

In addition to SOFLO, some of the other FGC clubs competing are Pine Crest Swimming, FAST, North Palm Beach, Coral Springs Swim Club, Lake Lytal Lightning and Florida Keys.

The meet format features timed finals for swimmers ages 9-and-under and prelims and finals for 10-11, 12-13 and 14-15 age group swimmers. The 400-meter freestyle and longer events are timed finals for all age groups.

Second day action was cancelled mid-meet by meet officials because of the weather. The meet is expected to resume Sunday morning.

FRIDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

50-meter breaststroke:
9-and-under, 1. Shelby Evans, SOFLO 48.00, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Sofia Gomez 50.16, 7. Jordan Evans 52.47, time drop, 8. Mackenzie McPherson 52.86, 9. Olivia Wilson 53.46, time drop, 11. Jemma Baldwin 55.36, time drop; 10-11, 1. Julianna Bell, FAST 39.55; SOFLO: 2. Fiorella Di Salvo 41.41, 4. Sarah Vasquez 45.84, 7. Alexandra Strong 49.08, 8. Alessandra Gendarmi 49.85, 9. Amanda Grubbs 55.05; 12-13, 1. Isabella Rosas Milla, ESQ 38.34; SOFLO: 2. Mariann Catalasan 39.22, 3. Natalia Sibug 39.55, 5. Alexis Christensen 39.90, 6. Anastasia Lutz 42.23, 15. Izzy Wilson 47.29; 14-15, 1. Sophia Grubbs, SOFLO 37.15; SOFLO: 5. Sabrina Osorio 40.41, 9. Shayna Blitz 43.72.

100-meter freestyle:
9-and-under, 1. Cali Jerebek, NPB 1:23.55; SOFLO: 2. Sofia Gomez 1:24.50, time drop, 3. Jemma Baldwin 1:24.66, time drop, 4. Mackenzie McPherson 1:25.96, time drop, 5. Shelby Evans 1:30.14, 8. Olivia Wilson 1:31.97, 11. Jordan Evans 1:41.08; 10-11, 1. Julianna Bell, FAST 1:06.61; SOFLO: 2. Fiorella Di Salvo 1:10.20, 6. Genesis Escobar 1:13.94, 10. Alexandra Strong 1:19.87, 11. Alessandra Strong 1:19.87, 15. Amanda Grubbs 1:32.09; 12-13, 1. Aspen Gersper, SAS 59.13; SOFLO: 5. Anastasia Lutz 1:06.41, 8. Izzy Wilson 1:07.52, 9. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 1:07.96; 14-15, 1. JennaMarie Brames, SOFLO 1:03.23; SOFLO: 14. Sabrina Osorio 1:11.87, 15. Shayna Blitz 1:12.28.

200-meter breaststroke:
9-and-under, 1. Shelby Evans, SOFLO 3:36.92; SOFLO: 4. Jordan Evans 4:06.51, 5. Olivia Wilson 4:09.90, time drop; 10-11, 1. Julianna Bell, FAST 3:16.54; SOFLO: 2. Sarah Vasquez 3:28.29; 12-13, 1. Harper Thurston, NPB 3:00.11; SOFLO: 2. Natalia Sibug 3:02.39; 14-15, 1. Sophia Grubbs, SOFLO 3:01.25.

100-meter butterfly:
9-and-under, 1. Lydia Wagner, LLL 1:51.74; 10-11, 1. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 1:17.99; SOFLO: 9. Amanda Grubbs 1:48.61; 12-13, 1. Logan Zielinski, FAST 1:11.70; SOFLO: 8. Izzy Wilson 1:23.43, 10. Natalia Sibug 1:23.37, 12. Anastasia Lutz 1:27.62; 14-15, 1. Elizabeth Sikes, BRST 1:09.86; SOFLO: 5. Sofia Osorio 1:18.07, 7. Sophia Grubbs 1:24.22.

400-meter freestyle:
9-15, 1. Aspen Gersper, SAS 4:30.44; SOFLO: 3. Sarah Acevedo 4:46.40, 5. Alexis Christensen 4:51.77, 8. JennaMarie Brames 4:55.69, 9. Ava Kuznki 4:59.87, 15. Mariann Catalasan 5:19.49, 24. Genesis Escobar 5:46.90, 27. Alessandra Gendarmi 6:04.06.

BOYS

50-meter breaststroke:
9-and-under, 1. Caleb Caponera, SAS 44.79; SOFLO: 4. Preston Christensen 57.95, time drop; 10-11, 1. Juan Vallmitjana, SOFLO 44.53; SOFLO: 2. Stefano Mazzi 44.60, 3. Ryan Harries 44.91, 6. Matt McVeigh 46.71, 11. Aryav Thakur 53.28; 12-13, 1. Javier Colmenares, SOFLO 35.23; SOFLO: 6. Alexander Miller 41.08, 9. Nicholas Pelaez 45.26, 11. Armando Bertea 49.82, 12. Alessio Mazzi 50.32; 14-15, 1. Josh Zuchowski, FAST 31.57; SOFLO: 5. Alan Bates 37.98.

100-meter freestyle:
9-and-under, 1. Caleb Caponera, SAS 1:12.36; SOFLO: 8. Preston Christensen 1:39.56; 10-11, 1. William Domokos-Murphy, SAS 1:05.58; SOFLO: 4. Stefano Mazzi 1:11.14, 5. Juan Vallmitjana 1:11.19, 11. Ryan Harries 1:24.47, 13. Aryav Thakur 1:33.29; 12-13, 1. Leonardo Zambrano Camas, ESQ 1:02.63; SOFLO: 2. Adrian Hernandez 1:02.98, 3. Austin Nelson 1:06.95, 4. Alexander Miller 1:09.79, 5. Alessio Mazzi 1:12.52, 6. Nicholas Pelaez 1:14.12; 14-15, 1. Maximillian Zum Tobel, SAS 55.68; SOFLO: 7. Alan Bertea 1:05.57.

200-meter breaststroke:
9-and-under, 1. Robby Wells, NPB 3:56.02; 10-11, 1. Drew McQueeney, FAST 3:41.94; 12-13, 1. Javier Colmenares, SOFLO 2:50.26; 14-15, 1. Josh Zuchowski, FAST 2:28.94.

100-meter butterfly:
9-and-under, 1. Caleb Caponera, SAS 1:21.05; 10-11, 1. William Domokos-Murphy, SAS 1:13.17; SOFLO: 4. Juan Vallmitjana 1:24.91; 12-13, 1. Noah Smith, FAST 1:06.79; SOFLO: 2. Adrian Hernandez 1:11.89, 5. Austin Nelson 1:20.59, 6. Nicholas Pelaez 1:24.34, 7. Alexander Miller 1:24.64, 9. Alessio Mazzi 1:29.79, 11. Armando Bertea 1:41.20; 14-15, 1. Josh Zuchowski, FAST 58.72; SOFLO: 4. Alan Bertea 1:10.69.

400-meter freestyle:
9-15, 1. Pace Edwards, FAST 4:16.02; SOFLO: 4. Javier Colmenares 4:36.56, 7. Zackary Harris 4:40.96, 8. Nate Garrick 4:41.35, 9. Adrian Hernandez 4:44.90, 11. Hashan Ekanayake 4:54.11, 15. Austin Nelson 5:04.24, 19. Stefano Mazzi 5:16.61, 21. Ethan McPeek 5:18.00.

IF YOU GO

What: Boca Raton Swim Team 15&Under Endless Summer Invite

When: Sunday, 8 a.m.

Where: Boca Raton Community High School Aquatic Center, 1501 NW 15th Court, Boca Raton

Of note: Admission is $3 per session. Heat sheets are $2 per session. The meet is sponsored by Boca Raton Aquatics and Boca Raton Swim Team. The meet is limited to 350 swimmers. For more information call 561-251-3724.

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