American Heritage Plantation Finishes In Top 12 At FSPA High School Invitational; Daniel Escobar Patriots’ Top Finisher


By Sharon Robb

STUART, September 30, 2018–American Heritage Plantation finished 12th in combined, boys and girls team totals at the FSPA High School Swimming and Diving Invitational Saturday at Sailfish Splash Aquatic Athletics Center.

Daniel Escobar was the Patriots’ top finisher, placing second in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:39.47. He turned in a season-best 4:38.96 in morning prelims, bettering his seed time of 4:47.24.

Escobar was also eighth in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:49.63. He dropped 3.65 seconds in morning prelims in 1:47.13, bettering his previous best of 1:50.78.

Emme Ham was the Patriots’ top girls finisher placing ninth in the 100-yard breaststroke in a season-best 1:08.95, bettering her previous best of 1:10.02. Teammate Isabella Taylor was tenth in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:13.06, also a season-best bettering her 2:16.05 entry time.

Florida State commit Chade Nersicio of Trinity Christian was a double winner. Nersicio, who represents Curacao internationally, swept the sprint events. She won the 50-yard freestyle in 23.45 and 100-yard freestyle in 50.84. She also anchored Trinity Christian’s winning 200-yard freestyle relay.

North Carolina-commit Caroline Cooper of Winter Park was the only other girls’ double winner in the 200-yard individual medley (2:06.04) and 100-yard butterfly (56.24).

Jupiter’s Tyler Coffey won the boys 1-meter diving with 470 points ahead of teammate Will Lefebvre with 461.50. Chloe Bishop of Trinity Christian won the girls diving with 416.20 points.

Oviedo swept the combined (594), girls (281) and boys (313) team titles.

The meet, sponsored by the Florida Swimming Pool Association, annually serves as a preview of the state meet venue for swimmers and provides a meet offering prelims and finals. The swim meet is the largest meet of its kind in the southeastern United States.

COMBINED TEAM TOTALS
1. Oviedo 594, 2. Creekside 493, 3. Seminole 459. 4 Jupiter 348.5, 5. Winter Park 335.5, 6. Doral Prep 274.5, 7. Trinity Christian 253, 8. King’s Academy 217, 9. Wellington 165, 10. tie, Forest Hill, Olympia 159, 12. American Heritage Plantation 125.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS
1. Oviedo 281, 2. Creekside 251, 3. Trinity Christian 237, 4. Jupiter 213.5, 5. Winter Park 195.5, 6. Seminole 188, 7. Forest Hill 159, 8. Jensen Beach 100.5, 9. Wellington 88, 10. King’s Academy 79, 11. Olympia 72, 12. American Heritage Plantation 69.

GIRLS RESULTS
200-yard medley relay: 1. Seminole 1:47.84 (Emily Slater, Hannah Hofstatter, Anna Freyman, Olivia Ciancimino), 2. Creekside 1:48.26, 3. Oviedo 1:49.66, 12. American Heritage 1:56.40 (Julie Mason, Emme Ham, Isabella Taylor, Chris Prado).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Blair Stoneburg, JEN 1:48.92, 2. Carlie Ross, OV 1:52.63, 3. Anna Auld, FH 1:53.97.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Caroline Cooper, WP 2:06.04, 2. Eriana Temperino, TC 2:06.97, 3. Heidi Smithwick, JUP 2:08.71, 10. Isabella Taylor, AH 2:13.06, 15. Thea Mckenna, AH 2:17.68.

50-meter freestyle: 1 Chade Nersicio, TC 23.45, 2. Blair Stoneburg, JEN 23.70, 3. Megan Murphy, FH 23.86.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Caroline Cooper, WP 56.24, 2. Eriana Temperino, TC 56.24, 3. Heidi Smithwick, JUP 57.63.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Chade Nersicio, TC 50.84, 2. Nicole Agular, PBC 52.41, 3. Emma Chestang, CREE 52.47, 15. Olivia Mason, AH 55.76.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Anna Auld, FH 4:56.05, 2. Shannon Campbell, CREEK 4:57.96, 3. Sophie Hampson, OV 5:02.11.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Trinity Christian 1:37.76 (Eriana Temperino, Hailey Rudd, Naima Dessout, Chade Nersicio), 2. Creekside 1:38.48, 3. Winter Park 1:39.67, 13. American Heritage 1:45.73 (Olivia Mason, Thea Mckenna, Eva Pierre-Antoine, Chris Prado).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Megan Murphy, FH 56.16, 2. Gabby Donahue, OV 58.30, 3. Jaden Herbert, OV 58.32.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Madison Koutavas, CREE 1:04.98, 2. Anna Moore, CREE 1:05.22, 3. Ryan Flynn, FH 1:05.54, 9. Emme Ham, AH 1:08.95, 12. Isabella Taylor, AH 1:09.55, 13. Thea Mckenna, AH 1:10.09.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Creekside 3:32.07, 2. Trinity Christian 3:32.20, 3. Oviedo 3:32.64, 8. American Heritage 3:45.18 (Olivia Mason, Julie Mason, Isabella Taylor, Thea Mckenna).

1-meter diving: 1. Chloe Bishop, TC 416.20, 2. Julia Wortman, WELL 382.00, 3. Haley Fekete, JUP 377.85, 8. Kaylee Greenberg, PC 339.45, 14. Ava Andersen, PC 297.25, 26. Kirra Reid, PC 104.30.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS
1. Oviedo 313, 2. Seminole 271, 3. Creekside 242, 4. Doral 220.5, 5. Winter Park 140, 6. King’s Academy 138, 7. Jupiter 135, 8. Providence 108, 9. Cape Coral 89, 10. Olympia 87, 11. Wellington 77, 12. American Heritage Plantation 56.

BOYS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Seminole 1:35.94 (Dawson Joyce, Skylar Klein, Erik Fosselius, Payton Poore), 2. Oviedo 1:36.33, 3. Doral 1:36.77, 14. American Heritage Plantation 1:46.59 (Sebastian Lares, Joseph Lee, Daniel Watson, Evan Wang).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Varis Monroe, JUP 1:43.09, 2. Blake Moran, PROV 1:43.95, 3. Philip Moldavanu, WELL 1:46.02, 8. Daniel Escobar, AH 1:49.63.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Steven Rua, CCOR 1:52.22, 2. Adrian Aguilar, DOR 1:52.78, 3. Joshua Zuchowski, KA 1:53.85, 11. Joseph Lee, AH 2:03.93.

50-meter freestyle: 1. Ian Cooper, CREE 20.98, 2. Dawson Joyce, SMSA 21.13, 3. Caleb Petranchuk, JUP 21.58.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Dawson Joyce, SMSA 51.40, 2. Mason Herbet, OV 51.48, 3. Braeden Knight, BC 51.70.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Ian Cooper, CREE 46.27, 2. Aaron Rodriguez, DOR 47.26, 3. Luke Carey, OHS 47.49.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Adrian Aguilar, DOR 4:30.19, 2. Daniel Escobar, AH 4:39.47, 3. Ryan Gibbons, OV 4:43.37, 15. Nicolas Rossi, AH 5:00.36.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Seminole 1:25.42 (Dawson Joyce, Payton Poore, Griffin Ciancimino, Andy Rivera-Maldonado0, 2. Oviedo 1:27.44, 3. Doral Prep 1:27.79, 16. American Heritage 1:36.39 (Benjamin Gomez del Campo, Tommy Windisch, Nicolas Rossi, Daniel Escobar).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Carlos Cartagena, OV 50.59, 2. Joshua Zuchowski, KA 50.82, 3. Conner Lowery, PROV 51.76.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Steven Rua, CCOR 58.06, 2. Hector Rodriguez, WP 59.33, 3. Robert Haywood, SC 59.81.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Doral Prep 3:08.23 (Adrian Aguilar, Aaron Rodriguez, Nestor Montero, Vittorio Parravano), 2. Creekside 3:13.22, 3. Oviedo 3:14.16, 11. American Heritage Plantation 3:25.61 (Joseph Lee, Nicolas Rossi, Daniel Watson, Daniel Escobar).

1-meter diving: 1. Tyler Coffey, JUP 470.00, 2. Will Lefebvre, JUP 461.50, 3. Tristan Trax, VB 324.05, 4. Allen Levitis, PC 322.05.

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