SOFLO Swimmers Headed To State 4A, 3A Meets This Weekend


By Sharon Robb

STUART, November 14, 2019—South Florida Aquatic Club will be well-represented on various high school teams at this weekend’s FHSAA State 4A and 3A Swimming and Diving Championships.

The state competition begins Friday at Sailfish Splash Waterpark and Aquatics Center with the State 4A competition. The meet features the bulk of Broward County teams including Cypress Bay, Cooper City and Everglades.

In the 4A meet,Cooper City sophomore Mallory Schleicher is seeded in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:52.61 and sixth in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:57.23, just off an All-American consideration time.

Cypress Bay junior Paige Lane is seeded 20th in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:54.45 and 15th in the 100-yard freestyle in 52.84.

Molly Golding of Cooper City is seeded 16th in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:08.78 and 11th in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:05.59.

Cypress Bay senior Gaby Banks, who represents Jamaica internationally, is seeded 11th in the 50-yard freestyle in 24.23.

Junior Sarah Acevedo of Everglades is seeded 17th in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:05.05.

Everglades junior Juan Colmenares is seeded 18th in the 200-yard individual medley in 1:57.66 and 22nd in the 100-yard backstroke in 54.35.

Cypress Bay junior Philopatier Ibrahim is seeded 23rd in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:45.74.

Robert Wilson of Cooper City is seeded 17th in the 100-yard freestyle in 47.75.

The 3A meet also has several SOFLO swimmers competing including St. Thomas Aquinas junior Lance Lesage in the 100-yard backstroke and 100-yard freestyle. He is seeded second in the 100 backstroke in 50.54, an All-American consideration time. He is also seeded eighth in the 100 freestyle in 47.53.

Pembroke Pines senior Rafael Rodriguez is seeded sixth in the 200-yard individual medley in 1:55.09 and eighth in the 100-yard butterfly in 51.71.

Sophomore Jena Legaspi of Pembroke Pines Charter is seeded 23rd in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.98.

Sophomore Victoria Torres of Pembroke Pines Charter is seeded sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:07.

In the team competition, Buchholz is four-time defending girls champion and Oviedo defending boys champion in the 4A classification. No Broward team finished in the Top 10 last year.

In the 3A, St. John’s Creekside is defending girls champion and Venice is defending boys champion. Broward teams were shut out of the Top 10.

There is a live webcast at NFHS Network for a subscription fee.

IF YOU GO
STATE 4A

When: Friday

Host: Treasure Coast Sports Commission.

Where: Sailfish Splash Waterpark and Aquatics Center, 931 SE Ruhnke St., Stuart.

Start times: 9 a.m. swimming prelims and women’s diving, 1:30 p.m. men’s diving, finals 5:30 p.m.

Admission: $12 per session. $10 parking.

STATE 3A

When: Saturday

Host: Treasure Coast Sports Commission.

Where: Sailfish Splash Waterpark and Aquatics Center, 931 SE Ruhnke St., Stuart.

Start times: 9 a.m. swimming prelims and women’s diving, 1:30 p.m. men’s diving, finals 5:30 p.m.

Admission: $12 per session. $10 parking.

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

Boca Raton Girls Knock Off Cypress Bay To Win Region 4-4A Meet; Cypress Bay Boys Defend Title; SOFLO’s Bono, Schleicher, Banks, Lane Win


By Sharon Robb

BOCA RATON, November 11, 2019—Boca Raton girls team stunned defending champion Cypress Bay to capture the Region 4-4A Swimming and Diving Championships Friday at the Boca Raton High School Aquatic Center.

The Bobcat girls, led by double winners Ella Martinez and Paige Maceachern, two winning relays and top three diver sweep, won with 374 points. Cypress Bay was runner-up with 328. Cooper City was third with 249. The girls field featured 22 teams.

Cypress Bay defended its boys title with 266 points, just six points ahead of Miami Palmetto with 260 to top a field of 24 boys. Boca Raton was third with 237 points.

Deerfield Beach won the 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay. The Bucks’ Carter Carlson won the 100-yard breaststroke in 58.47 and was second in the 100-yard freestyle in 46.91.

South Broward’s Alex Marrero won the 100-yard backstroke in 52.59.

Jacob Wienants, the son of former Fort Lauderdale Swim Team and University of Miami swimmer Kurt Wienants, led off Miami Palmetto’s winning 400-yard freestyle relay that won in 3:11.49 with teammates Christian Perez, Roberto Valdes and Kyle Korvick.

South Florida Aquatic Club had two individual and two relay region champions.

Coral Reef junior Dominic Bono was a double winner in the 200-yard individual medley in 1:55.09 and 500-yard freestyle in 4:39.96.

Mallory Schleicher of Cooper City won the 500-yard freestyle in 4:57.23 and was second in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:52.61.

SOFLO’s Gaby Banks led off and Paige Lane swam third leg on Cypress Bay’s winning 200-yard freestyle relay that won in 1:38.04 with teammates Jemma Kelly Lane and Nicol Bellardi.

Cooper City’s Tyler Flowers won the 1-meter diving title with 507.75 points, nearly a 200-point margin. Emilie Moore of Boca Raton won the girls title with 512.70 points followed by teammates Brooke Goedel and Grace Koenig.

REGION 4-4A RESULTS
GIRLS TEAM TOTALS
1. Boca Raton 374, 2. Cypress Bay 328, 3. Cooper City 249, 4. Miami Palmetto 212.5, 5. Coral Reef 153, 6. Douglas 137, 7. Ferguson 94, 8. Hialeah Gardens 94, 9. West Broward 89, 10. Coral Glades 78, 11. South Broward 77, 12. Braddock 75.5, 13. Miami Beach 64, 14. Monarch 60, 15. Coral Gables 57, 16. Everglades 38, 17. Western 26, 18. Spanish River 25, 19. Taravella 22, 20. Our Lady of Lourdes 15, 21. Deerfield Beach 7, 22. Coral Springs 2.

GIRLS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay:
1. Boca Raton 1:47.54 (Ella Martinez, Paige Maceachern, Katherine Nordheim, Monika Seniuta), 2. Cypress Bay 1:49.11, 3. Cooper City 1:52.02.

200-yard freestyle:
1. Ella Martinez, BR 1:51.01, 2. Mallory Schleicher, CC 1:52.61, 3. Paige Lane, CB 1:54.45.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Paige Maceachern, BR 2:04.48, 2. Valeria Strohmeier, MP 2:06.56, 3. Molly Golding, CC 2:08.78.

50-yard freestyle:
1. Claudia Acosta, HG 24.14, 2. Gaby Banks, CB 24.23, 3. Caroline Nordheim, BR 24.35.

1-meter diving:
1. Emilie Moore, BR 512.70, 2. Brooke Goedel, BR 423.65, 3. Grace Koenig, BR 421.30.

100-yard butterfly:
1. Anelis Roque, FERG 56.27, 2. Katherine Nordheim, BR 57.71, 3. Giuliana Garica, MON 58.19.

100-yard freestyle:
1. Iliana Ravelo, CG 52.51, 2. Claudia Acosta, HG 52.80, 3. Paige Lane, CB 52.84.

500-yard freestyle:
1. Mallory Schleicher, CC 4:57.23, 2. Sarah Acevedo, EVER 5:05.05, 3. Paola Gonzalez, BRAD 5:08.85.

200-yard freestyle relay:
1. Cypress Bay 1:38.04 (Gaby Banks, Jemma Kelly, Paige Lane, Nicol Bellardi), 2. Boca Raton 1:38.33, 3. Miami Palmetto 1:42.15.

100-yard backstroke:
1. Ella Martinez, BR 56.77, 2. Anelis Roque, FERG 57.69, 3. Katherine Nordheim, BR 57.76.

100-yard breaststroke:
1. Paige Maceachern, BR 1:04.61, 2. Molly Golding, CC 1:05.59, 3. Paola Gonzalez, 1:06.51.

400-yard freestyle relay:
1. Boca Raton 3:33.30 (Elizabeth Sikes, Caroline Nordheim, Katherine Nordheim, Ella Martinez), 2. Cypress Bay 3:36.03, 3. Cooper City 3:41.96.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS
1. Cypress Bay 266, 2. Miami Palmetto 260, 3. Boca Raton 237, 4. Deerfield Beach 174, 5. Cooper City 167.5, 6. Everglades 152, 7. Coral Glades 146, 8. South Broward 118, 9. Western 108, 10. Miami Beach 99.5, 11. Coral Reef 95, 12. Douglas 89, 13. Braddock 65, 14. West Broward 61, 15. Taravella 59, 16. Columbus 56, 17. Ferguson 31, 18. Coral Springs 16, 19. Hialeah Gardens 13, 20. Varela 12, 21. tie, Piper, Coral Gables 4, 23. Flanagan 2, 24. South Plantation 1.

BOYS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay:
1. Deerfield Beach 1:38.24 (Brian Bencie, Ben Simonson, Emilio Barrantes, Carter Carlson), 2. Boca Raton 1:39.70, 3. Cypress Bay 1:40.02.

200-yard freestyle:
1. Kyle Korvick, MP 1:39.74, AA-C, 2. Jacob Wienants, MP 1:42.80, 3. Luis Bucaro, CB 1:43.20.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Dominic Bono, CR 1:55.09, 2. Patrick Doyle, CGL 1:56.02, 3. Juan Colmenares, EVER 1:57.66.

50-yard freestyle:
1. Maximilian Zum Tobel, BR 21.69, 2. Samuel Jackson, EVER 21.99, 3. Tadas Seniuta, BR 22.02.

1-meter diving:
1. Tyler Flowers, CC 507.75, 2. Spencer Johnson, BR 315.20, 3. Wyatt Johnson, BR 314.65.

100-yard butterfly:
1. Jose Hermida, CR 51.51, 2. Gregory Nordheim, BR 53.12, 3. Yesh Mandava, CB 53.88.

100-yard freestyle:
1. Kyle Korvick, MP 45.61, AA-C, 2. Carter Carlson, DB 46.91, 3. Jacob Wienants, MP 47.39.

500-yard freestyle:
1. Dominic Bono, CR 4:39.96, 2. Luis Bucaro, CB 4:42.01, 3. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 4:45.74.

200-yard freestyle relay:
1. Deerfield Beach 1:27.98, 2. Miami Palmetto 1:28.21, 3. Boca Raton 1:28.26.

100-yard backstroke:
1. Alex Marrero, SB 52.59, 2. Patrick Doyle, CGL 52.65, 3. Gregory Nordheim, BR 53.54.

100-yard breaststroke:
1. Carter Carlson, DB 58.47, 2. Andy Rogatinsky, SB 58.68, 3. Jose Hermida, CR 59.59.

400-yard freestyle relay:
1. Miami Palmetto 3:11.49 (Jacob Wienants, Christian Perez, Roberto Valdes, Kyle Korvick), 2. Cypress Bay 3:12.92, 3. Coral Glades 3:19.22.

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

SOFLO Swimmers More Than Ready For This Weekend’s State, Region Meets


By Sharon Robb

PEMBROKE PINES, November 7, 2019—South Florida Aquatic Club will have a record 65 swimmers competing in the State 2A and State 1A and Region 4-4A and Region 4-3A FHSAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

The hard work and dedication paid off for SOFLO swimmers and coaches.

After a full season of high school swimming meets, ninety-five percent of SOFLO swimmers who swim on high school teams qualified for either the district, region or state meets.

At Friday’s State 2A meet, SOFLO swimmers competing are American Heritage Plantation’s Sebastian Lares, 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard backstroke; and Nicolas Rossi, 200- and 500-yard freestyles and relays; Juan Camilo Rivero of Monsignor Pace will compete in the 100-yard butterfly; and Juan Pablo Pineda of Mater Lakes will compete in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke and relays.

In the State 1A meet on Saturday, Sagemont’s Sara Quintero will swim the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard butterfly; eighth grader Anastasia Lutz of NSU University School, 500-yard freestyle and South Florida Heat’s Hartley Pitters-Hinds will swim the 100-yard freestyle and relays; Cutler Bay’s Elena Dinehart, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard backstroke and relays; Olivia Dinehart, 200-yard individual medley, 100-yard breaststroke and relays; Madeline Smutny, 100-yard butterfly, 500-yard freestyle and relays; Miguel Sierra, 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard backstroke and relays; Lucy Smutny, 500-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke and relays alternate; and Sophia Grubbs, 100-yard breaststroke.

At the Region 4-3A meet, among dozens of the qualified SOFLO swimmers are Lance Lesage of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rafael Rodriguez, Zackary Harris and Victoria Torres of Pembroke Pines Charter; and Sydney Sever of Terra Institute.

At the Region 4-4A meet, leading SOFLO’s contingent are Molly Golding, Sally Golding, Robert Wilson and Mallory Schleicher; Sarah Acevedo and Juan Colmenares of Everglades; Philopatier Ibrahim, Gaby Banks, Paige Lane and Jacqueline Lugo of Cypress Bay; John Paul Handal of West Broward; Maddy Schain, 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke; Tristan Wilson, 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke; Maia Vatinelle, 200-yard individual medley and 500-yard freestyle; Dominic Bono, 200-yard individual medley and 500-yard freestyle; Garrett Oliver, 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard breaststroke; Jose Hermida, 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard breaststroke; and Ana-Luisa Frable, 100-yard freestyle.

IF YOU GO
STATE 2A

When: Friday

Host: Treasure Coast Sports Commission.

Where: Sailfish Splash Waterpark and Aquatics Center, 931 SE Ruhnke St., Stuart.

Start times: 9 a.m. swimming prelims and women’s diving, 1:30 p.m. men’s diving, finals 5:30 p.m.

Admission: $12 per session. $10 parking.

STATE 1A

When: Saturday

Host: Treasure Coast Sports Commission.

Where: Sailfish Splash Waterpark and Aquatics Center, 931 SE Ruhnke St., Stuart.

Start times: 9 a.m. swimming prelims and women’s diving, 1:30 p.m. men’s diving, finals 5:30 p.m.

Admission: $12 per session. $10 parking.

REGION 4-3A

When: Friday
Host team: St. Thomas Aquinas
Where: Plantation Central Park Aquatic Center, 9151 NW Second St., Plantation (swimming) and Boca Raton High School (diving).
Start times: 10:35 a.m. diving, 11 a.m. swimming
Admission: $7. Host contact Alec Wathen (alecfw1024@gmail.com).

REGION 4-4A

When: Friday
Host team: Boca Raton
Where: Boca Raton High School Aquatic Center, 1501 NW 15th Court.
Start times: 10:35 p.m. diving, 5:30 p.m. swimming.
Admission: $7, $3 heat sheets. Host contact Allan Williams, allan.williams@palmbeachschools.org

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

Cypress Bay Lightning Sweeps District 11-4A Team Titles; SOFLO Swimmers Make District History


By Sharon Robb

HOLLYWOOD, October 31, 2019—-Defending champion Cypress Bay had no problem defending its’ girls and boys team titles Wednesday at the District 11-4A Swimming and Diving Championships.

The Lightning girls won with 565.5 points. Cooper City was runner-up with 379 and Western with 189 points.

The boys team won with 428 points. Cooper City was second with 337 and Western was third with 268 points.

Even more impressive, South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers won 18 individual and relay girls and boys district titles and were members of five winning relays for the first time in district and club history.

In the girls’ competition, SOFLO’s Mallory Schleicher of Cooper City, Paige Lane of Cypress Bay, Gaby Banks of Cypress Bay, Sarah Acevedo of Everglades, Molly Golding of Cooper City and Jacqueline Lugo of Cypress Bay all won individual or relay titles.

In the boys’ competition, Juan Colmenares of Everglades, Robert Wilson of Cooper City, Philopatier Ibrahim of Cypress Bay and Yannai Michael of Western all won individual or relay titles.

Cypress Bay swept all three girls relays and won four individual events.

Banks was a double winner in the 50-yard freestyle in 24.20 and 100-yard freestyle in 53.37. Nicol Bellardi won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:09.98 and Ellie Koch won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.66.

In the boys’ competition, Cypress Bay won the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays and two individual titles. Luis Bucaro won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:47.05 and Philopatier Ibrahim won the 500-yard freestyle in 4:47.58.

Western won the 200-yard medley relay in 1:42.72 with Wisthon Sequera, Aiden Kohanyi, Yannai Michael and Mateo Valdivieso).

Cooper City’s Robert Wilson was the only boys’ double winner in the 50-yard freestyle in 22.50 and 100-yard freestyle in 49.31.

Hannah Egret of Western and Tyler Flowers of Cooper City won the 1-meter diving titles.

Boca Raton will host the Region 4-4A Swimming and Diving Championships on Nov. 8. The diving is 10:35 a.m. and swimming at 5:30 p.m.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS
1. Cypress Bay 565.5, 2. Cooper City 379, 3. Western 189.5, 4. West Broward 182, 5. South Broward 174, 6. Hialeah Gardens 159, 7. Everglades 131, 8. Flanagan 120, 9. Krop 99, 10. South Plantation 70, 11. Reagan Doral 23.

GIRLS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay:
1. Cypress Bay 1:53.84 (Ellie Koch, Ana Villamil, Jacqueline Lugo, Gaby Banks), 2. Cooper City 1:57.12, 3. South Broward 2:01.71.

200-yard freestyle:
1. Mallory Schleicher, CC 1:56.25, 2. Paige Lane, CB 1:59.45, 3. JennaMarie Brames, CC 2:01.15.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Nicole Bellardi, CB 2:09.98, 2. Molly Golding, CC 2:12.11, 3. Sally Golding, CC 2:17.31.

50-yard freestyle:
1. Gaby Banks, CB 24.20, 2. Emily Lopez, WB 24.87, 3. Claudia Acosta, HG 24.99.

1-meter springboard diving:
1. Hannah Egert, WES 383.40, 2. Maria Peralta, CB 341.75, 3. Cara Barkey, CC 328.95.

100-yard butterfly:
1. Sarah Acevedo, EVER 1:01.78, 2. Victoria Martinez-Bruno, SB 1:02.07, 3. Jacqueline Lugo, CB 1:02.14.

100-yard freestyle:
1. Gaby Banks, CB 53.37, 2. Claudia Acosta, HG 53.88, 3. Paige Lane, CB 55.03.

500-yard freestyle:
1. Mallory Schleicher, CC 5:08.40, 2. Nicol Bellardi, CB 5:18.14, 3. Sarah Acevedo, EVER 5:18.69.

200-yard freestyle relay:
1. Cypress Bay 1:43.53 (Gaby Banks Jacqueline Lugo, Paige Lane, Nicol Bellardi), 2. Cooper City 1:46.02, 3. South Broward 1:48.45.

100-yard backstroke:
1. Ellie Koch, CB 1:01.66, 2. LeeAnn Ranalli, CC 1:02.45, 3. Imriel Coughlin, CC 1:06.31.

100-yard breaststroke:
1. Molly Golding, CC 1:06.85, 2. Brianna Hernandez, SB 1:07.90, 3. Ana Villamil, CB 1:08.87.

400-yard freestyle relay:
1. Cypress Bay 3:46.68 (Paige Lane, Elizabeth Riley, Ellie Koch, Nicol Bellardi), 2. Cooper City 3:49.19, 3. West Broward 4:01.07.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS
1. Cypress Bay 428, 2. Cooper City 337, 3. Western 268, 4. Everglades 243, 5. West Broward 185, 6. South Broward 174, 7. Hialeah Gardens134, 8. Reagan Doral 86, 9. Flanagan 83, 10. Krop 73, 11. South Plantation 51.

BOYS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay:
1. Western 1:42.72 (Wisthon Sequera, Aiden Kohanyi, Yannai Michael, Mateo Valdivieso), 2. South Broward 1:43.12, 3. Cypress Bay 1:44.25.

200-yard freestyle:
1. Luis Bucaro, CB 1:47.05, 2. Diego Machado, CB 1:50.11, 3. Jack D’Avi, CB 1:53.23.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Juan Colmenares, EVER 2:00.54, 2. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 2:01.42, 3. Andy Rogatinsky, SB 2:01.96.

50-yard freestyle:
1. Robert Wilson, CC 22.50, 2. Alex Marrero, SB 22.77, 3. Samuel Jackson, EVER 22.78.

1-meter springboard diving:
1. Tyler Flowers, CC 514.85.

100-yard butterfly:
1. Wisthon Sequera, WES 54.68, 2. Nicolas Munoz, WB 55.38, 3. Alejandro Mateus, EVER 55.65.

100-yard freestyle:
1. Robert Wilson, CC 49.31, 2. Aiden Kohanyi, WES 49.36, 3. Brennan Binder, HG 49.64.

500-yard freestyle:
1. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 4:47.58, 2. John Paul Handal, WB 4:49.46, 3. Leonardo Mateus, EVER 4:52.02.

200-yard freestyle relay:
1. Cypress Bay 1:31.79 (Jack D’Avi, Darien Hategan, Juan Rosas, Luis Bucaro), 2. Cooper City 1:32.39, 3. South Broward 1:36.06.

100-yard backstroke:
1. Alex Marrero, SB 54.27, 2. Juan Colmenares, EVER 55.75, 3. Wisthon Sequera, WES 56.34.

100-yard breaststroke:
1. Aiden Kohanyi, WES 1:00.21, 2. Andy Rogatinsky, SB 1:01.10, 3. Javier Roman, CC 1:03.83, 4. Yannai Michael, WES 1:03.89.

400-yard freestyle relay:
1. Cypress Bay 3:20.77 (Diego Machado, Philopatier Ibrahim, Jack D’Avi, Luis Bucaro), 2. Western 3:23.42, 3. Cooper City 3:24.62.

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

Cypress Bay Remains Undefeated, Sweeps Cooper City, Western; SOFLO Swimmers Shine


By Sharon Robb

COOPER CITY, September 12, 2019—Cypress Bay continued its winning ways in the BCAA with impressive wins over Cooper City and Western.

The Lightning girls’ team, led by double winner Gaby Banks, defeated a talented Cooper City team, 115-74, and Western, 149-35. In the other meet, Cooper City defeated Western, 121-63.

With depth and talent, Cypress Bay swept the girls’ relays and piled up seconds and thirds.

Banks, who represents Jamaica internationally, won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.16 and 100-yard freestyle in 53.84. Teammate Ellie Koch won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:03.39.

For Cooper City, Molly Golding was a double winner in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard breaststroke. Mallory Schleicher also won two events in the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle. Sally Golding won the 200-yard individual medley.

In the boys’ competition, Cypress Bay topped Cooper City, 106-60, and Western, 118-52. In the other match up, Cooper City defeated Western, 110-69.

Cypress Bay piled up the points sweeping all three boys’ relays. Philopatier Ibrahim was a double winner in the 200-yard individual medley and 500-yard freestyle.

Luis Bucaro and Jack D’Avi also picked up wins for the Lightning.

Cooper City’s Robert Wilson was a double winner in the 50-yard freestyle in 22.53 and 100-yard butterfly in 55.09.

GIRLS
Cypress Bay 115, Cooper City 74
Cypress Bay 149, Western 35
Cooper City 121, Western 63

200-yard medley relay:
1. Cypress Bay 1:53.21, 2. Cooper City 1:56.20, 3. Cypress Bay 1:56.99.

200-yard freestyle:
1. Mallory Schleicher, CC 1:58.00, 2. Paige Lane, CB 2:01.45, 3. Jennamarie Brames, CC 2:07.71.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Sally Golding, CC 2:15.60, 2. Nicol Bellardi, CB 2:17.46, 3. Ana Villamil, CB 2:17.91.

50-yard freestyle:
1. Gaby Banks, CB 24.16, 2. Kate Kaplan, CC 25.48, 3. Lia, CB 27.64.

1-meter diving:
1. Egret, WES 279.25, 2. Bernardi, CB 221.35, 3. Barkley, CC 212.40.

100-yard butterfly:
1. Molly Golding, CC 1:01.46, 2. Jacqueline Lugo, CB 1:04.87, 3. Camila Gonzalez Vasquez, CB 1:07.98.

100-yard freestyle:
1. Gaby Banks, CB 53.84, 2. Paige Lane, CB 57.41, 3. Kate Kaplan, CC 58.28.

500-yard freestyle:
1. Mallory Schleicher, CC 5:13.32, 2. Nicol Bellardi, CB 5:31.50, 3. Jennamarie Brames, CC 5:37.15.

200-yard freestyle relay:
1. Cypress Bay 1:44.57, 2. Cooper City 1:50.37, 3. Cypress Bay 1:51.82.

100-yard backstroke:
1. Ellie Koch, CB 1:03.39, 2. Coughlin, CC 1:04.88, 3. Ranalli, CC 1:07.41.

100-yard breaststroke:
1. Molly Golding, CC 1:05.93, 2. Ana Villamil, CB 1:10.97, 3. Patricia Perdomo, CB 1:11.39.

400-yard freestyle relay:
1. Cypress Bay 3:49.41, 2. Cooper City 3:52.70, 3. Cypress Bay 4:11.53.

BOYS
Cypress Bay 106, Cooper City 60
Cypress Bay 118, Western 52
Cooper City 110, Western 69

200-yard medley relay:
1. Cypress Bay 1:43.83, 2. Western 1:46.08, 3. Cooper City 1:56.03.

200-yard freestyle:
1. Luis Bucaro, CB 1:50.85, 2. Diego Machado, CB 1:51.94, 3. Mark Zhang, CC 1:54.09.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 2:03.28, 2. Valdivieso, WES 2:03.36, 3. Javier Roman, CC 2:03.59.

50-yard freestyle:
1. Robert Wilson, CC 22.53, 2. Yesh Mandava, CB 23.14, 3. Rovira, CC 23.77.

1-meter diving:
1. Tyler Flowers, CC.

100-yard butterfly:
1. Robert Wilson, CC 55.09, 2. Rendon, WES 55.18, 3. Diego Machado, CB 55.72.

100-yard freestyle:
1. Jack D’Avi, CB 49.71, 2. Mark Zhang, CC 51.18, 3. Juan Rosas, CB 52.81.

500-yard freestyle:
1. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 4:52.32, 2. Luis Bucaro, CB 5:02.21, 3. Michael, WES 5:07.83.

200-yard freestyle relay:
1. Cypress Bay 1:12.59, 2. Cooper City 1:31.93, 3. Cypress Bay 1:34.90.

100-yard backstroke:
1. Rendon, WES 56.90, 2. Jack D’Avi, CB 57.51, 3. Cline, CC 57.74.

100-yard breaststroke:
1. Rohanyi, WES 1:01.32, 2. Santiago Homes, CB 1:02.90, 3. Javier Roman, CC 1:04.43.

400-yard freestyle relay:
1. Cypress Bay 3:20.90, 2. Cooper City 3:23.52, 3. Western 3:31.18.

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

Cypress Bay Lightning Strikes Again, Sweeps Fort Lauderdale, Everglades


By Sharon Robb

FORT LAUDERDALE, September 4, 2019—Cypress Bay High School’s swim teams continue to impress with talent and depth.

The Lightning girls’ team remained undefeated with a 136-49 victory over Fort Lauderdale and 142-36 win over Everglades. In the other dual, host Fort Lauderdale defeated Everglades, 114-60.

The Lightning boys also remained undefeated with a 107-62 win over Everglades and 110-60 victory over Fort Lauderdale. In the third dual, Fort Lauderdale defeated Everglades, 93-76.

Cypress Bay had two girls’ double winners. Freshman Nicol Bellardi won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:16.32 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:18.20.

Senior Gaby Banks won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.38 and 100-yard freestyle in 53.71.

Cypress Bay won the 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays. Fort Lauderdale won the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:39.35.

Cypress Bay ended up winning eight individual events.

The only non-Cypress Bay individual winner was junior Sarah Acevedo of Everglades, winner of the 100-yard butterfly in 1:03.43.

The boys’ team also had two double winners.

Senior Diego Machado won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:50.45 and 100-yard butterfly in 55.55.

Junior Philopatier Ibrahim won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:02.97 and 500-yard freestyle in 4:56.37.

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

Everglades also had a double winner. Samuel Jackson won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.68 and 100-yard freestyle in 50.40. He also anchored the winning 200-yard medley relay that won in 1:44.28 with teammates Juan Colmenares and Leonardo and Alejandro Mateus.

Fort Lauderdale’s Georgy Goncharov won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:06.31.

GIRLS
Fort Lauderdale 114, Everglades 60
Cypress Bay 136, Fort Lauderdale 49
Cypress Bay 142, Everglades 36

200-yard medley relay: 1. Cypress Bay A (Koch, Perdomo, Lugo, Banks), 2. Cypress Bay B 2:04.92, 3. Fort Lauderdale 2:04.93.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Paige Lane, CB 2:02.14, 2. Elizabeth Riley, CB 2:07.30, 3. Riley Barnhardt, FTL 2:08.37.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Nicol Bellardi, CB 2:16.32, 2. Ellie Koch, CB 2:23.88, 3. Patricia Perdomo, CB 2:27.50.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Gaby Banks, CB 24.38, 2. Jemma Kelly, CB 26.48, 3. Karina Manrique, CB 27.28.

1-meter springboard diving: 1. Cecilia Bernardi, CB 218.80, 2. Anastacia Van Gent, CB 202.95, 3. Maria Peralta, CB 190.55.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Sarah Acevedo, EVER 1:03.43, 2. Elizabeth Riley, CB 1:03.91, 3. Jacqueline Lugo, CB 1:04.16.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Gaby Banks, CB 53.71, 2. Paige Lane, CB 56.95, 3. Karina Manrique, CB 59.61.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Nicol Bellardi, CB 5:18.20, 2. Sarah Acevedo, EVER 5:18.20, 3. Rylie Barnhardt, FTL 5:37.54.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Fort Lauderdale 1:39.35 (Barnhardt, Lucas, Maisonette, Patrocinio), 2. Cypress Bay A 1:46.09 (Koch, Kelly, Lane, Bellardi), 3. Cypress Bay B 1:51.11.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Ellie Koch, CB 1:03.84, 2. Jacqueline Lugo, CB 1:08.20, 3. Luiza Patrocinio, FTL 1:09.03.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Patricia Perdomo, CB 1:13.26, 2. Charlotte Lucas, FTL 1:16.83, 3. Camila Gonzalez, CB 1:18.95.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 3:50.64 (Banks, Bellardi, Lugo, Lane), 2. Cypress Bay B 4:00.47, 3. Everglades 4:39.44.

BOYS
Cypress Bay 107, Everglades 62
Cypress Bay 110, Fort Lauderdale 60
Fort Lauderdale 93, Everglades 76

200-yard medley relay: 1. Everglades 1:44.28 (Juan Colmenares, Leonardo Mateus, Alejandro Mateus, Samuel Jackson), 2. Fort Lauderdale 1:44.78, 3. Cypress Bay 1:45.17.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Diego Machado, CB 1:50.45, 2. Luis Bucaro, CB 1:51.60, 3. Juan Colmenares, EVER 1:54.36.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 2:02.97, 2. Leonardo Mateus, EVER 2:04.38, 3. Alejandro Mateus, EVER 2:08.29.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Samuel Jackson, EVER 22.68, 2. Juan Rosas, CB 23.35, 3. Daniel Lilley, FTL 23.49.

1-meter springboard diving: None

100-yard butterfly: 1. Diego Machado, CB 55.55, 2. Myles Felt, FTL 55.80, 3. Juan Colmenares, EVER 56.38.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Samuel Jackson, EVER 50.40, 2. Jack D’Avi, CB 50.59, 3. Daniel Lilley, FTL 51.71.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 4:56.37, 2. Luis Bucaro, CB 4:47.98, 3. Leonardo Mateus, EVER 5:06.65.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay 1:34.04 (Luis Bucaro, Philopatier Ibrahim, Samuel Manrique, Diego Machado), 2. Fort Lauderdale 1:34.46, 3. Cypress Bay 1:35.11.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Yesh Mandava, CB 57.73, 2. Daniel Givskov, FTL 57.79, 3. Alejandro Mateus, EVER 58.01.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Georgy Goncharov, FTL 1:06.31, 2. Manuel Melendez, EVER 1:07.11, 3. Santiago Homes, CB 1:08.25.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 3:22.85 (Philopatier Ibrahim, Jack D’Avi, Luis Bucaro, Diego Machado), 2. Everglades 3:29.31, 3. Cypress Bay B 3:43.10.

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

Cypress Bay Dominates Season Opener With Impressive Wins


By Sharon Robb

WESTON, August 29, 2019—-Cypress Bay, the most dominant Broward County public high school swim program last season, took up where it left off in its season opener.

With talent and depth, Cypress Bay girls defeated St. Thomas Aquinas, 170-110, and Coral Glades, 191-77.

Cypress Bay boys were just as impressive defeating St. Thomas Aquinas, 173-97, and Coral Glades, 163.50-100.50.

The girls swept all three relays and won every individual event except one.

SOFLO’s Paige Lane was the only double winner capturing the 200-yard freestyle in 1:59.94 and 100-yard freestyle in 57.33.

SOFLO’s Gaby Banks, coming off the FINA World Junior Championships for Jamaica, won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.35.

Jack D’Avi led the Cypress Bay boys with two wins in the 50-yard freestyle in 22.88 and 100-yard freestyle in 50.50.

SOFLO’s Philopatier Ibrahim won the 500-yard freestyle in 4:55.02 for Cypress Bay.

SOFLO’s Lance Lesage was St. Thomas Aquinas only individual winner in the 100-yard backstroke in 52.80. Lesage was coming off the Speedo Junior Championships.

COMBINED TEAM SCORES
Cypress Bay 343, St. Thomas Aquinas 216
Cypress Bay 354.50, Coral Glades, 177.50
St. Thomas Aquinas 300, Coral Glades 206

GIRLS
Cypress Bay 170, St. Thomas Aquinas 119
Cypress Bay 191, Coral Glades 77
St. Thomas Aquinas 183, Coral Glades 83

200-yard medley relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 1:53.11, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:56.43, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas B 2:02.92.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Paige Lane, CB 1:59.94, 2. Chambers, STA 2:04.18, 3. Elizabth Riley, CB 2:05.28.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Bellardi, CB 2:16.25, 2. Villamil, CB 2:17.54, 3. Ellie Koch, CB 2:19.34.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Gaby Banks, CB 24.35, 2. Kelly, CB 26.42, 3. Gonzalez, CB 27.98.

1-meter diving: None.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Elizabeth Riley, CB 1:03.36, 2. Jacqueline Lugo, CB 1:03.87, 3. T. Landron, STA 1:04.05.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Paige Lane, CB 57.33, 2. Bannister, STA 57.33, 3. J. Kelly, CB 58.62.

500-yard freestyle: 1. C. Hartung, CGL 5:08.75, 2. Bellardi, CB 5:28.61, 3. G. Chambers, STA 5:33.19.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 1:46.70, 2. Cypress Bay B 1:48.26, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:48.68.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Ellie Koch, CB 1:03.17, 2. Bannister, STA 1:06.06, 3. Flynn, CGL 1:07.92.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Villamil, CB 1:11.15, 2. Fimiano, STA 1:11.82, 3. Nigro, STA 1:15.23.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 3:50.37, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas A 3:53.21, 3. Cypress Bay B 4:13.98.

BOYS
Cypress Bay 173, St. Thomas Aquinas 97
Cypress Bay 163.50, Coral Glades 100.50
Coral Glades 123, St. Thomas Aquinas 117

200-yard medley relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:45.37, 2. Coral Glades 1:46.35, 3. Cypress Bay 1:46.38.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Bonasera, CGL 1:52.05, 2. Diego Machado, CB 1:52.21, 3. Grady, STA 1:56.08.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Doyle, CGL 2:00.29, 2. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 2:00.76, 3. Lance Lesage, STA 2:05.19.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Jack D’Avi, CB 22.88, 2. Gonzalez, CGL 24.09, 3. Homes, CB 24.10.

1-meter diving: None.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Diego Machado, CB 56.75, 2. Gonzalez, CGL 56.90, 3. Faulkner, STA 57.45.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Jack D’Avi, CB 50.50, 2. Rosas, CB 51.64, 3. Garzon, STA 53.96.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Philopatier Ibrahim, CB 4:55.02, 2. Bonasera, CGL 5:08.95, 3. Grady, STA 5:15.81.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 1:36.04, 2. Cypress Bay B 1:39.12, 3. Coral Glades 1:40.32.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Lance Lesage, STA 52.80, 2. Patrick Doyle, CGL 55.43, 3. Mandava, CB 57.04.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Grant Aran, CGL 1:07.86, 2. Samuel Manrique, CB, 3. Homes, CB 1:08.73.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Cypress Bay A 3:23.25, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas A 3:30.13, 3. Cypress Bay B 3:50.85.

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