Gulliver Prep Wins Fifth Straight Girls State 2A Title; SOFLO’s Somerset Academy Girls, Rossi, Mora Shine


By Sharon Robb

STUART, November 16, 2018—The FHSAA State 2A Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday at Sailfish Splashpark Aquatic Athletics Center was a huge stepping stone for several South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers.

Somerset Academy girl qualifiers, Nicolas Rossi of American Heritage Plantation and Juan Mora of Archbishop McCarthy all gained valuable experience while many had time drops.

Somerset Academy girls’ 200-yard medley relay of Isabella DiSalvo, Elise Larin, Kyana Castro and Katrina Del Vecchio won the “B” final in 1:53.34.

Castro, a sophomore, was 21st in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:02.05 and 17th in the 100-yard butterfly in a best time 1:01.37. She was a member of the 15th place 400-yard freestyle relay.

DiSalvo, a junior, was 20th in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:01.83 and 18th in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.86. She was a member of the 15th place 400-yard freestyle relay.

Larin, a senior, was 14th in the 100-yard breaststroke in a best time 1:09.14, dropping 0.07 and 13th in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:09.73. Larin scored four points. She was a member of the 15th place 400-yard freestyle relay.

Del Vecchio, a sophomore, was 20th in the 50-yard freestyle in a best time 25.52, 24th in the 100-yard freestyle in 56.09 and was a member of the 15th place 400-yard freestyle relay that finished in 3:45.99.

Rossi, a sophomore, swam a best time in the 200-yard freestyle prelims in 1:47.49, dropping 1.90 seconds and finished 16th in 1:49.56. He also swam back-to-back bests in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:53.08, dropping 1.91 and then finishing tenth in 4:47.01 dropping a total of 7.98 seconds. He was also a member of the Patriots’ tenth place 400-yard freestyle relay in 3:18.49.

Mora, a freshman and lone qualifier for the Mavericks, turned in two best times in the 200-yard individual medley, dropping 0.68, and 100-yard breaststroke, dropping 1.13, during morning prelims. He was 21st in the 200 IM in 2:02.93 and 18th in the 100 breaststroke in 1:02.04.

Gulliver Prep girls won their fifth straight state title with 284 points ahead of Holy Names with 165. Tampa Jesuit boys repeated as state champions with 212.5 points ahead of Gulliver Prep with 179.

Florida State-bound Emily Cordovi of Gulliver Prep won her third consecutive state title in the 100-yard backstroke in 56.59 just ahead of Tavares’ Naomi Filkin in 56.89.

Broward County’s highest individual finisher was Pompano Beach freshman diver Christina Hilton, second with 371.60 points, just behind Bishop Moore sophomore Blair Isenhour with 375.05 points.

Pompano Beach boys’ 200-yard freestyle relay was second in 1:26.37 with Mattheus Santos, Raphael Santos, Shane Schulte and Dante Poe.

STATE 2A RESULTS
GIRLS TEAM TOTALS
1. Gulliver Prep 244, 2. Holy Names 165, 3. Gulf Breeze 158, 4. Fort Walton Beach 137, 5. Land O’Lakes 131, 6. Arnold Palmer 124, 7. Suncoast 116, 8. Eastside 104, 9. Mosley 96.5, 10. Clay 82, 11. Merritt Island 79, 12. American Heritage Plantation 68, 13. Cape Coral 57, 14. Coral Springs Charter 56, 15. Ponte Vedra 44, 16. Wolfson 43, 17. Mater Lakes 41, 18. tie, Bayshore 40, Bishop Moore 40, 20. Tavares 33. 21. tie, Port St. Lucie 31, Port Charlotte 31, 23. Menendez 29.5, 24. tie, Lely, 29, Titusville 29, Atlantic, 29, Pompano Beach 29, 28. Somerset 26, 29. tie, Astronaut 25, Dunedin 25, 31. tie, Tarpon Springs 13, Eustis 13, River Ridge, 13, 35. Lincoln Park 12, 36. tie, Rockledge 11, Paxon 11, 38. Mast Academy 10, 39. Lemon Bay 9, 40. Space Coast 8, 41. Stanton 7, 42. tie, Crystal River 6, Sebring 6, Rickards 6, 45. tie, Yulee 5, Dreyfoos 5, 47. Goleman 4, 48. Satellite, 1.

GIRLS INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:46.03, 2. Fort Walton Beach 1:48.46, 3. Gulf Breeze 1:49.90, 9. Somerset 1:53.34 (Isabella DiSalvo, Elise Larin Kyana Castro, Katrina Del Vecchio)

200-yard freestyle: 1. Ryley Ober, BYSH 1:48.93, 2. Hannah Sykes, WOLF 1:50.72, 3. Taylor Ward, LOL 1:51.35, 21. Kyana Castro, SOM 2:02.05.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Nicole Rodriguez, CCOR 2:06.43, 2. Cali Wilson, GB 2:07.05, 3. Naomi Filkin, TAV 2:07.86.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Chloe Hernandez, GP 23.90, 2. Sarah Evans, PSL 23.97, 3. Romina McCloskey, LOL 24.17, 20. Katrina Del Vecchio, SOM 25.52.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Sara Stotler, CLAY 54.82, 2. Emily Cordovi, GP 55.02, 3. Hannah Sykes, WOLF 55.86.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Ryley Ober, BYSH 51.00, 2. Romina McCloskey, LOL 52.36, 3. Chloe Hernandez, GP 52.97, 24. Katrina Del Vecchio, SOM 56.09.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Taylor Ward, LOL 4:57.21, 2. Cassidy Neely, HNMS 5:04.64, 3. Jenna Hess, MISL 5:08.13.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:37.56, 2. Suncoast 1:39.01, 3. Land O’Lakes 1:39.28

100-yard backstroke: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 56.59, 2. Naomi Filkin, TAV 56.89, 3. Makayla Luwick, GBRZ 57.11, 18. Isabella DiSalvo, SOM 1:01.86.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Cali Wilson, GBRZ 1:04.92, 2. Olivia Hernandez, GP 1:05.13, 3. Victoria Ortiz, FWB 1:06.35, 13. Elise Larin, SOM 1:09.73.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Suncoast 3:36.09, 2. Gulf Breeze 3:36.83, 3. Arnold 3:37.22, 15. Somerset 3:45.99 (Isabella DiSalvo, Elise Larin, Kyana Castro, Katrina Del Vecchio).

1-meter diving: 1. Blair Isenhour, BM 375.05, 2. Christina Hilton, OB 371.60, 3. Lexi Atherholt, DUN 365.60.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS
1. Tampa Jesuit 212.5, 2. Gulliver Prep 179, 3. Land O’Lakes 161, 4. tie, Mater Lakes, Cape Coral 125, 6. Ponte Vedra 116, 7. Pompano Beach 97, 8. Mosley 85.5, 9. Mast Academy 85, 10. Lincoln Park 81, 11. Paxon 73, 12. Lakewood 63, 13. Mourning 57, 14. Lemon Bay 54.5, 15. American Heritage Plantation 54, 16. tie, Stanton 51, Baker County 51, 18. Merritt Island 50, 19. Fort Walton Beach 49, 20. Suncoast 48, 21. Bishop Moore 42, 22. Tavares 40.5, 23. Gulf Breeze 40, 24. Orange Park 32, 25. Dreyfoos 29, 26. Titusville 28, 27. Key West 26, 28. tie, Cocoa 24, Rockledge 24, 30. Bayshore 22, 31. Avon Park 17, 32. Ed White 16, 33. Dunedin 15, 34. Lake Wales 14, 35. tie, Arnold, 13, Port Charlotte 13, 37. Palm Beach 12, 38. Goleman 11, 39. tie, North Fort Myers, 9, Astronaut 9, 41. Crystal River 4, 42. Westside 3.

BOYS INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Jesuit 1:36.91, 2. Mater 1:37.69, 3. Cape Coral 1:38.60.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Lucas Kravchenko, MISL 1:40.57, 2. John Pellegrino, CCOR 1:41.93, 3. Jonathan Rodriguez, GP 1:42.36, 16. Nicolas Rossi, AHP 1:49.56.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Tyler Watson, PAX 1:49.11, 2. Spencer Sehlhorst, MOSL 1:49.86, 3. Steven Rua, CCOR 1:51.65, 21. Juan Mora, ABM 2:02.93.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Patryk Pilkowski, LOL 20.87, 2. Zuri Ramsey, LOL 20.98, 3. Andrew Garcia, MORN 21.14.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Tyler Watson, PAX 48.82, 2. William Jones, STAN 49.51, 3. Braeden Knight, BCHS 50.31.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Reese Branzell, DREY 45.53, 2. Max Milicevic, POVA 46.66, 3. Zuri Ramsey, LOL 46.71.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Brendan Driscoll, JES 4:32.29, 2. Andrew Kalaman, BSH 4:33.82, 3. Zachary Brewer, BMOR 4:35.29, 10. Nicolas Rossi, AHP 4:47.01.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Land O’Lakes 1:25.68, 2. Pompano Beach 1:26.37, 3. POVA 1:26.68

100-yard backstroke: 1. Lucas Kravchenko, MISL 50.14, 2. Patryk Pilkowski, LOL 50.97, 3. Nicholas Shaffer, JES 51.76.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Spencer Sehlhorst, MOSL 57.56, 2. Steven Rua, CCOR 57.81, 3. Brandon Moran, MATE 58.50, 18. Juan Mora, ABM 1:02.04.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Land O’Lakes 3:11.39, 2. Jesuit 3:11.69, 3. Mosley 3:13.29, 12. American Heritage Plantation 3:19.19 (Nicolas Rossi, Sebastian Lares, Joseph Lee, Daniel Escobar).

1-meter diving: 1. Jonathan Geraghty, LP 524.20, 2. Skylar Migon, GP 494.20, 3. Elisha Dees, EW 398.95.

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

Gulliver Prep Sweeps Region 4-2A Team Titles; Somerset Academy Qualifies SOFLO Swimmers For State


By Sharon Robb

FORT MYERS, November 11, 2018–Gulliver Prep defended its titles sweeping the girls and boys team titles Saturday at the Region 4-2A Swimming and Diving Championships at Florida Gulf Coast University Aquatics Center.

Gulliver Prep won the girls team title with 457 points ahead of Suncoast with 260 points and boys team title with 293 points ahead of Pompano Beach with 256.

Gulliver Prep swept all three girls relays and had six individual event winners including double winners Emily Cordovi, Chloe Hernandez and Olivia Hernandez.

Gulliver Prep boys won the 400-yard freestyle relay and two individual events, Jonathan Rodriguez in the 200-yard freestyle and Skylar Mignon in 1-meter diving.

Somerset Academy finished seventh among a field of 19 teams with 138 points and qualified for swimmers for the FHSAA State 2A Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday at the Sailfish Splash Waterpark and Aquatics Center in Stuart.

The girls 200-yard medley finished fifth in 1:54.93 and qualified with four SOFLO swimmers: junior Isabella DiSalvo, senior Elise Larin, sophomore Katrina Del Vecchio and sophomore Kyana Castro. The relay is seeded 14th.

The same foursome was seventh in the 400-yard freestyle relay for Somerset Academy in 3:46.55 and is seeded 16th.

Kyana Castro also qualified in the 200-yard freestyle, seeded 24th in 2:01.03 and qualified in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:01.62 and is seeded 22nd.

Isabella DiSalvo also qualified in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:01.81 and is seeded 23rd. She also qualified in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.41 and is seeded 16th.

Katrina Del Vecchio qualified in the 50-yard freestyle in 25.53 and is seeded 20th and 100-yard freestyle in 55.90. She is seeded 24th.

Elise Larin qualified in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:09.21 and is seeded 15th.

American Heritage Plantation sophomore Nicolas Rossi qualified in the 200-yard freestyle and is seeded 18th in 1:49.39. He also qualified in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:54.99 and is seeded 17th.

Archbishop McCarthy freshman Juan Mora qualified for his state meet debut in the 200-yard individual medley and is seeded 24th in 2:03.61. He also qualified in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:03.17 and is seeded 24th. Mora is the only swimmer to qualify for state for the Mustangs.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS
1. Gulliver Prep 457, 2. Suncoast 260, 3. American Heritage Plantation 201, 4. Cape Coral 186, 5. Coral Springs Charter 183, 6. Port Charlotte 161, 7. Somerset Academy 138, 8. Pompano Beach 131, 9. Mater Lakes 107, 10. Mast Academy 99, 11. Lemon Bay 87, 12. Lely 81, 13. Archbishop McCarthy 54, 14. Dreyfoos School of the Arts 50, 15. Key West 22, 16. Goleman 21, 17. tie, Dunbar, Cardinal Gibbons 19, 19. Mourning 13.

GIRLS INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:47.47 (Kayla Kraft, Olivia Hernandez, Emily Cordovi, Daniela Luchau), 2. Cape Coral 1:53.24, 3. Port Charlotte 1:53.77, 5. Somerset Academy 1:54.93 (Isabella DiSalvo, Elise Larin, Katrina Del Vecchio, Kyana Castro).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Olivia Hernandez, GP 1:52.40, 2. Sarah Abril, GP 1:54.57, 3. Delaney Biro, CSC 1:55.12, 6. Kyana Castro, SOM 2:01.03, 23. Luna Delgado, SOM 2:16.71.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Nicole Rodriguez, CC 2:06.87, 2. Audrey Delcompare, NL 2:09.71, 3. Thea Mckenna, AHP 2:12.25, 17. Elise Larin, SOM 2:21.64.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Chloe Hernandez, GP 24.24, 2. Olivia Mason, AHP 24.59, 3. Cassandra Kraft, GP 24.76, 10. Katrina Del Vecchio, SOM 25.53.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 54.99, 2. Daniela Salcedo, SUN 59.95, 3. Evelyn Negrette, PC 1:00.02, 9. Kyana Castro, SOM 1:01.62, 10. Isabella DiSalvo, SOM 1:01.81, 15. Luna Delgado, SOM 1:07.56.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Chloe Hernandez, GP 53.08, 2. Delaney Biro, CSC 53.55, 3. Sarah Abril, GP 53.61, 9. Katrina Del Vecchio, SOM 55.90.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Michelle Fernandez, ML 5:10.80, 2. Amber Candido, CSC 5:15.81, 3. Summer Schulte, PB 5:17.81.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:38.68 (Cassandra Kraft, Chloe Hernandez, Daniela Luchau, Sarah Abril), 2. Suncoast 1:41.61, 3. American Heritage Plantation 1:42.54, 12. Somerset Academy 1:51.71 (Natalia Sibug, Luna Delgado, Isabella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Kaitlyn Barrios).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 56.62, 2. Nicole Rodriguez, CC 58.59, 3. Meghan Brown, LB 59.04, 7. Isabella DiSalvo, SOM 1:01.41, 21. Kaitlyn Barrios, SOM 1:09.62

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Olivia Hernandez, GP 1:05.09, 2. Michelle Fernandez, ML 1:05.88,3. Audrey Delcompare, NL 1:06.88, 7. Elise Larin, SOM 1:09.21, 15. Natalia Sibug, SOM 1:12.15, 21. Valentina Carrion,ABM 1:15.04.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 3:30.50 (Emily Cordovi, Sarah Abril, Chloe Hernandez, Olivia Hernandez), 2. Suncoast 3:39.52, 3. American Heritage Plantation 3:44.99, 7. Somerset Academy 3:46.55 (Isabella DiSalvo, Elise Larin, Kyana Castro, Katrina Del Vecchio).

1-meter diving: 1. Juliana DeBock, SUN 406.90, 2. Christina Hilton, PB 394.15, 3. Phaedra Jeleniowski, CC 356.15.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS
1. Gulliver Prep 293, 2. Pompano Beach 256, 3. Cape Coral 221, 4. Mater Lakes 209.5, 5. Suncoast 192, 6. Lemon Bay 184, 7. American Heritage Plantation 171, 8. Mast Academy 133, 9. Mourning 111.5, 10. Dreyfoos School of the Arts 106, 11. Port Charlotte 88, 12. Key West 72, 13. North Fort Myers 65, 14. Goleman 46, 15. Lely 30, 16. Cardinal Gibbons 29, 17. Archbishop McCarthy 27, 18. Miami Springs 14, 19. Coral Springs Charters 13, 20. Somerset Academy 8, 21. Cypress Lake 6.

BOYS INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Mater Lakes 1:38.44 (Michael Fernandez, Brandon Moran, Juanpablo Pineda, Daniel Quijada), 2. Gulliver Prep 1:39.20, 3. Cape Coral 1:39.726. American Heritage Plantation 1:42.47 (Sebastian Lares, Daniel Watson, Joseph Lee, Nicolas Rossi), 15. Archbishop McCarthy 1:53.42 (Juan Mora, Jacob Johnson, John Lynch, Gustavo Huaman).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Jonathan Rodriguez, GP 1:42.62, 2. John Pellegrino, CC 1:43.76, 3. Mattheus Santos, PB 1:44.04, 7. Nicolas Rossi, AHP 1:49.39.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Steven Rua, CC 1:54.83, 2. Raphael Santos, PB 1:54.87, 3. Michael Fernandez, ML 1:55.24, 10. Juan Mora, ABM 2:03.61.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Andrew Garcia, MOU 21.37, 2. Kirk Klemm, NFM 21.57, 3. Cruse Sweeney, KW 21.88.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Charles Plaisted, LB 51.66, 2. Isaiah Jimenez, GP 52.18, 3. Gavin Smith, SUN 52.33, 18. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOM 59.44.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Reese Branzell, DREY 46.26, 2. Jonathan Rodriguez, GP 46.72, 3. Andrew Garcia, MOU 48.00.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Daniel Escobar, AHP 4:39.04, 2. Michael Fernandez, ML 4:41.01. 3. John Pellegrino, CC 4:41.55, 11. Nicholas Ross, AHP 4:54.99.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pompano Beach 1:27.20 (Mattheus Santos, Dante Poe, Shane Schulte, Raphael Santos), 2. Gulliver Prep 1:28.23, 3. Mourning 1:29.17, 15. Somerset 1:40.62 (Diego Nazario-Vazquez, Nicholas Santana, Edwin Reyes, Gabriel Munoz).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Gavin Smith, SUN 53.63, 2. Cruse Sweeney, KW 53.96, 3. Isaiah Jimenez, GP 54.49.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Brandon Moran, ML 58.75, 2. Juanpablo Pineda, ML 59.04, 3. Steven Rua, CC 59.45, 11. Juan Mora, ABM 1:03.17.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 3:12.29 (Isaiah Jimenez, Rene Peralta, Jonathan Rodriguez, Philip Meira), 2. Pompano Beach 3:13.01, 3. Mast Academy 3:16.42, 5. American Heritage Plantation 3:18.88 (Nicolas Rossi, Joseph Lee, Sebastian Lares, Daniel Escobar), 13. Archbishop McCarthy 3:44.64 (Jacob Johnson, Gustavo Huaman, Andres Ramirez, Juan Mora), 15. Somerset Academy 3:49.84 (Jesse Lobo, Diego Nazario-Vazquez, Edwin Reyes, Gabriel Munoz).

1-meter diving: 1. Skylar Mignon, GP 470.65, 2. Thomas Dowling, SUN 380.05, 3. Gage Denson, LB 336.55.

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

Pine Crest Girls, Gulliver Prep Boys Capture Team Titles At Shark Invitational; Cincotti, Zapata, Lesage, Escobar Double Winners


By Sharon Robb

FORT LAUDERDALE, September 22, 2018–Pine Crest captured the girls team title and Gulliver Prep won the boys team title Saturday in the Shark Swimming and Diving Invitational at Nova Southeastern University Aquatic Center.

The Panthers, runners-up at last weekend’s Bolles School Byron Plapp Invitational, won the girls team title with 799.50 points in the nine-team field. Defending State 2A champion Gulliver Prep was second with 571.50, St. Thomas Aquinas third with 570 and NSU University School fourth with 500.

Pine Crest won the 200-yard medley relay in 1:50.78 with Julia Podkoscielny, Sara Lin, Esther Lin and Rachel Botting and 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:40.36 with Rachel Botting, Esther Lin, Hanna Smith and Alexandra Meszaros.

The Panthers individual winners were Rachel Botting in the 50-yard freestyle in 24.92, Simone Vale in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:02.43 and Sara Lin in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:07.28.

Gulliver Prep knocked off Pine Crest by nearly 200 points. Gulliver Prep won with 768 points in the 10-team field. Pine Crest was second with 578, NSU University School was third with 457 and St. Thomas Aquinas fourth with 437.

Sophomore Mariangela Cincotti of NSU University School was a double winner. She won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:55.72 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:07.59, the county’s fastest time this season. Both times were season-bests.

NSU University School teammate Amanda Kopas won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:09.99.

There were three boys double winners.

Junior Daniel Escobar of American Heritage Plantation won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:49.58 and 500-yard freestyle in 4:47.20.

St. Thomas Aquinas’ Juan Zapata won the 200-yard individual medley in 1:55.91 and 100-yard butterfly in 51.28.

St. Thomas Aquinas teammate Lance Lesage of South Florida Aquatic Club won the 100-yard freestyle in 49.21 and 100-yard backstroke in 53.88.

In one of the most exciting races of the meet, the host Sharks won the girls’ 400-yard freestyle relay of Amanda Kopas, Olivia Flack, Thais Carrion and Mariangela Cincotti won in 3:38.01 buoyed an impressive anchor leg of 52.99 by Cincotti. Her 100 split is the second fastest in the county this season. Pine Crest’s relay of Alexandra Meszaros, Julia Podkoscielny, Hanna Smith and Riley Botting finished second in 3:39.96.

In two exciting boys relay races, Pine Crest out-touched Gulliver Prep in the 200-yard medley, 1:41.76-1:41.94 and 400-yard freestyle relay in the final event, 3:20.70-3:20.91. The Panthers medley relay was Elvis Kotikovski, Matthew Petreski, Luc Ferrara and Joshua Hanks. The 400 free relay was Kotikovski, Petreski, Jimmy Hart and Antony Novak.

Petreski was the Panthers only individual winner in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:00.22.

Defending state champion Maia Goldstein of NSU University School won the girls 1-meter diving with 473.85 points. Sarah and Sophia Souza of Calvary Christian tied for second with 383.65.

Gulliver Prep junior Skyklar Mignon won the boys 1-meter diving event with 482.95, more than 100 points ahead of Allen Levitis of Pine Crest with 351.20.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS
1. Pine Crest 799.50, 2. Gulliver Prep 571.50, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas 570, 4. NSU University School 500, 5. American Heritage Plantation 305, 6. Calvary Christian 266, 7. Sagemont 109, 8. Chaminade-Madonna 90, 9. American Heritage Delray Beach 61.

200-yard medley relay: 1. Pine Crest A 1:50.78 (Julia Podkoscielny, Sara Lin, Esther Lin, Rachel Botting), 2. Pine Crest B 1:53.92, 3. Gulliver Prep 1:54.30.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Mariangela Cincotti, NSUS 1:55.72, 2. Rachel Contich, CALV 1:59.39, 3. Julia Podkoscielny, PC 2:01.08, 7. Sara Quintero, SAGE 2:04.22, 15. Alexis Christensen, NSUS 2:09.33, 19. Anastasia Lutz, NSUS 2:19.87.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Amanda Kopas, NSUS 2:09.99, 2. Olivia Hernandez, GP 2:12.63, 3. Alexandra Meszaros, PC 2:12.74.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Rachel Botting, PC 24.92, 2. Isabella Chambers, STA 25.21, 3. Olivia Flack, NSUS 25.72.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 57.18, 2. Amanda Kopas, NSUS 57.43, 3. Hanna Smith, PC 1:01.39.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Rachel Contich, CALV 54.59, 2. Isabella Taylor, AH 55.89, 3. Chloe Hernandez, GP 56.09, 21. Anastasia Lutz 1:03.04.

1-meter diving: 1. Maia Goldstein, NSUS 473.85, 2. Sarah Souza, CALV 383.65, 3. Emma Murray, STA 322.25.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Mariangela Cincotti, NSUS 5:07.59, 2. Riley Botting, PC 5:12.96, 3. Julia Podskoscielny, PC 5:14.72, 5. Sara Quintero, SAGE 5:23.55, 8. Alexis Christensen, NSUS 5:35.48.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pine Crest 1:40.36 (Rachel Botting, Esther Lin, Hanna Smith, Alexandra Meszaros), 2. NSU University School 1:41.38, 3. Gulliver Prep 1:42.99.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Simone Vale, PC 1:02.43, 2. Olivia Flack, NSUS 1:02.46, 3. Esther Lin, PC 1:04.58.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Sara Lin, PC 1:07.28, 2. Olivia Hernandez, GP 1:09.59, 3. Isabella Nigro, STA 1:10.22.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSU University School 3:38.01 (Amanda Kopas, Olivia Flack, Thais Carrion, Mariangela Cincotti) 2. Pine Crest 3:39.96, 3. Gulliver Prep 3:44.78.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS
1. Gulliver Prep 768, 2. Pine Crest 578, 3. NSU University School 457, 4. St. Thomas Aquinas 437, 5. American Heritage Plantation 404, 6. Calvary Christian 163, 7. Chaminade-Madonna 126, 8. North Broward Prep 38, 9. American Heritage Delray Beach 36, 10. Sagemont 1.

200-yard medley relay: 1. Pine Crest 1:41.76 (Elvis Kotikovski, Matthew Patreski, Luc Ferara, Joshua Hanks), 2. Gulliver Prep 1:41.94, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:43.98.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Daniel Escobar, AH 1:49.58, 2. Nicolas Rossi, AH 1:50.76, 3. Pedro Pavao, NSUS 1:50.84.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Juan Zapata, STA 1:55.91, 2. Miguel Angel Caballero, NSUS 2:02.61, 3. Jonathan Rodriguez, GP 2:02.66, 4. Joseph Lee, AH 2:07.46.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Rene Peralta, GP 23.47, 2. David Perez. NSUS 23.78, 3. Brandan Dunnigan, GP 23.93.

1-meter diving: 1. Skyklar Mignon, GP 482.95, 2. Allen Levitis, PC 351.20, 3. Danyal Ghadiali, PC 253.75.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Juan Zapata, STA 51.28, 2. Matthew Petreski, PC 54.45, 3. Kalvin Hernandez, STA 55.20, 9. Joseph Lee, AH 56.59.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Lance Lesage, STA 49.21, 2. Joshua Hanks, PC 49.41, 3. Rene Peralta, GP 49.61.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Daniel Escobar, AH 4:47.20, 2. Cristian Tortola, CM 4:48.88, 3. Nicolas Rossi, AH 5:03.33.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:30.47 (Brandan Dunnigan, Jonathan Rodriguez, Philip Meira, Rene Peralta), 2. Pine Crest A 1:32.69, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:35.70.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Lance Lesage, STA 53.88, 2. Elvis Kotikovski, PC 56.17, 3. Jack Faulkner, STA 57.75.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Matthew Petreski, PC 1:00.22, 2. Jimmy Hart, PC 1:01.82, 3. Ethan DiEgidio, NBP 1:01.93.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pine Crest 3:20.70 (Kotikovski, Petreski, Jimmy Hart, Antony Novak), 2. Gulliver Prep 3:20.91, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas 3:23.00.

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

Gulliver Prep Girls Four-Peat FHSAA State 2A Swimming And Diving Title


By Sharon Robb

November 4, 2017—Gulliver Prep girls team defended its title in the FHSAA State 2A Swimming and Diving Championships Friday night at Sailfish Splashpark Aquatic Center in Stuart.

It was Gulliver Prep’s fourth girls state swimming title in the school’s program. Gulliver Prep finished with 317 points. Holy Names was second with 163 and Arnold was third with 145.

Tampa Jesuit knocked off defending state boys champion Gulliver Prep, 271-244. It was the first time since 1946 and only second time in 97 years, a swim team from Hillsborough County won a state title. Tampa Jesuit relied on its depth and managed to score points in every event.

Gulliver Prep girls were led by double winners Emily Cordovi and Marcella Ruppert-Gomez. Cordovi came close to breaking Jessica Nava’s state record of 53.45 in the 100-yard butterfly, winning in 53.86. Cordovi also won the 100-yard backstroke in 55.19. Cordovi was on the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Ruppert-Gomez won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:06.53 and 500-yard freestyle in 4:52.80, both won by wide margins. Ruppert-Gomez was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay.

Miguel Cancel was a double winner for Gulliver Prep boys in the 100-yard freestyle in 44.50 and 200-yard individual medley in 1:48.09. He was also a member of the winning 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Broward County swimmers had a good showing.

American Heritage Plantation senior Catharine Cooper closed out an impressive high school career before heading to San Diego State University next fall. Cooper defended her title in the 50-yard freestyle in 23.53 and was third in the 100-yard freestyle in 52.74.

Cooper was also a member of the Patriots’ second place 200-yard freestyle in 1:39.32 with teammates Olivia Mason, Thea Mckenna and Annita Huang. Cooper had the fastest split of 23.39.

Cardinal Gibbons junior Savannah Yates also won a state title in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:05.92. She was second in the 50-yard freestyle in 24.05.

American Heritage Plantation senior CJ Kopecki was sixth in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:44.07 and 12th in the 100-yard butterfly in 52.78. Teammate Kevin Porto was eighth in the 100-yard freestyle in 47.85. Porto had gone a best time 47.64 in prelims to qualify for finals.

American Heritage freshman Nicolas Rossi was impressive placing ninth in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:46.23. Rossi dropped 11.61 seconds off his previous best of 4:57.84. He swam back-to-back best times in prelims and finals. Freshman teammate Joseph Lee was 14th in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:03.01.

Just as impressive was Somerset’s Katrina Del Vecchio, placing 14th in morning prelims of the 100-yard butterfly in 59.88, breaking 1 minute for the first time and dropping 0.68 from her previous best. She came back in consos to finish 15th in 59.80, dropping another .08.

Cardinal Gibbons diver Hudson Coldren was second among a field of 19 divers in the 1-meter diving with 454.25 points.

Two-time defending state champion Jabari Ramsey of Land O’Lakes won his third straight title in the 100-yard breaststroke in 56.11 and was also a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay.

On Saturday, the FHSAA State 1A meet will be held, featuring perennial favorite and defending champion Jacksonville Bolles along with Pine Crest and NSU University School.

STATE 2A RESULTS
GIRLS TEAM TOTALS

1. Gulliver Prep 317, 2. Tampa Holy Names 163, 3. Arnold 145, 4. Titusville 120, 5. Land O’Lakes 114, 6. American Heritage Plantation 110, 7. Suncoast 106, 8. Mosley 91, 9. Ponte Vedra 85, 10. Gulf Breeze 84; Other local teams, 16. Somerset 46, 20. Cardinal Gibbons 37, 23. Pompano Beach 32, 34. Coral Springs Charter 14, 42. Mater Lakes 7, 43. Mast Academy 6, 46. Keys Gate 4.

GIRLS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:46.73 (Kayla Kraft, Chloe Hernandez, Emily Cordovi, Sarah Abril), 2. Mosley 1:49.73, 3. Arnold 1:50.01, 9. Somerset 1:54.31 (Isabella DiSalvo, Elise Larin, Kyana Castro, Katrina Del Vecchio).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Ryley Ober, BYSH 1:47.25, 2. Taylor Ward, LOL 1:50.27, 3. Sara Stotler, CLAY 1:50.32.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, GP 2:06.53, 2. Audrey Delcompare, LELY 2:09.67, 3. Julianna Graf, TTVL 2:10.55.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Catharine Cooper, AHP 23.53, 2. Savannah Yates, CG 24.05, 3. Chloe Hernandez, GP 24.33, 7. Olivia Mason, AHP 24.75, 14. Katrina Del Vecchio 25.28.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 53.86, 2. Sara Stotler, CLAY 55.12, 3. Hannah Sykes, WOLF 55.70, 15. Katrina Del Vecchio, SOM 59.80.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Ryley Ober, BYSH 50.39, 2. Hunter Scott, LB 52.12, 3. Catharine Cooper, AHP 52.74, 11. Olivia Mason, AHP 54.27.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, GP 4:52.80, 2. Taylor Ward, LOL 4:56.57, 3. Alexis Durlacher, WOLF 4:57.74.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:38.06 (Chloe Hernandez, Sarah Abril, Cassandra Kraft, Olivia Hernandez), 2. American Heritage Plantation 1:39.32 (Olivia Mason, Thea Mckenna, Annita Huang, Catharine Cooper), 3. Land O’Lakes 1:39.71

100-yard backstroke: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 55.19, 2. Mimi Filkin, TAVA 56.92, 3. Taylor Warren ARN 57.94.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Savannah Yates, CG 1:05.92, 2. Kayla Glennon, LP 1:06.14, 3. Callie Sellers, STAN 1:06.87, 12. Elise Larin, SOM 1:09.89.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 3:32.17 (Emily Cordovi, Olivia Hernandez, Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, Sarah Abril), 2. Holy Names 3:35.73, 3. Suncoast 3:37.57, 8. American Heritage Plantation 3:47.30 (Olivia Mason, Isabella Taylor, Annita Huang, Emme Ham), 9. Somerset 3:43.37 (Isabella DiSalvo, Elise Larin, Kyana Castro, Katrina Del Vecchio).

1-meter diving: 1. Kaitlyn Fredericks, TTVL 408.40, 2. Mikayla Martin, BK 398.15, 3. Karissa Ganzer, MISL 388.65.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS

1. Tampa Jesuit 271, 2. Gulliver Prep 244, 3. Ponte Vedra 147, 4. Lincoln Park 121.5, 5. Pompano Beach 118, 6. Arnold 110, 7. Mosley 100, 8. American Heritage Plantation 98, 9. Mast Academy 95, 10. Lane O’Lakes 92: Other local teams, 13. Suncoast 73, 19. Mater Lakes 39, 20. St. Brendan, 22. Mourning 31, 29. Cardinal Gibbons 17.

BOYS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Land O’ Lakes 1:35.97, 2. Jesuit 1:36.33, 3. Ponte Vedra 1:36.68, 5. Gulliver Prep 1:38.91 (Trahern Gribble, Jonathan Rodriguz, Isaiah Jimenez, Philip Meira), 15. American Heritage Plantation 1:46.44 (Daniel Escobar, Nick Ulrich, Joseph Lee, Fernando Salazar).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Ethan Long, LWOD 1:38.92, 2. Lucas Kravchenko, MISL 1:39.08, 3. Brendan Driscoll, JES 1:41.91, 6. CJ Kopecki, AHP 1:44.07.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Miguel Cancel, GP 1:48.09, 2. Tyler Watson, PAX 1:50.02, 3. Spencer Sehlhorst, MOSL 1:51.87.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Irvin Hoost, STB 20.86, 2. Andrew Garcia, MORN 21.22, 2. Chris Jennings, JES 21.27, 10. Kevin Porto, AHP 22.08.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Tyler Watson, PAX 48.73, 2. Trahern Gribble, GP 49.34, 3. Jeffrey Sober, ROBY 50.38, 12. CJ Kopecki, AHL 52.78.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Miguel Cancel, GP 44.50, 2. Ethan Long, LW 45.84, 3. Sam Sands, JES 45.98, 8. Kevin Porto, AHP 47.85.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Brendan Driscoll, JES 4:29.50, 2. Nicholas Pacitti, AHP 4:34.05, 3. Rene Peralta, GP 4:35.76, 9. Nicolas Rossi, AHP 4:46.23.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:26.16 (Trahern Gribble, Miguel Cancel, Rene Peralta, Philip Meira), 2. Jesuit 1:26.58, 3. Lincoln Park 1:27.32.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Lucas Kravchenko, MISL 49.43, 2. Trahern Gribble, GP 50.68, 3. Patryk Pilkowski, LOL 51.75

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Jabari Ramsey, OL 56.11, 2. Chase Bolding, ARN 56.55, 3. Chris Jennings, JES 58.47, 14. Joseph Lee, AHP 1:03.01

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 3:10.63 (Jonathan Rodriguez, Rene Peralta, Miguel Cancel, Philip Meira), 2. Jesuit 3:13.08, 3. Pompano Beach 3:13.35, 8. American Heritage Plantation 3:15.98 (Kevin Porto, Nicholas Pacitti, Nicolas Rossi, CJ Kopecki).

1-meter diving: 1. Jonathan Geraghty, LP 507.55, 2. Hudson Coldren, CG 454.25, 3. Skylar Mignon, GP 453.05.

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

Gulliver Prep Defends Region 4-2A Titles; CJ Kopecki Only Boys Region Champion For American Heritage Plantation


By Sharon Robb

October 29, 2017—Gulliver Prep swept the boys and girls team titles at the Region 4-2A Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday at FGCU/Lee County Aquatic Center.

It was only the second time in the program’s history both teams won region titles. For the girls, it was their third consecutive region crown. For the boys, it was their second consecutive title.

Both teams are defending State 2A champions and favored to repeat this weekend in Stuart at Sailfish Splashpark Aquatic Athletics Center.

The girls team won with 456 points followed by Suncoast with 317 and American Heritage Plantation with 204 among the 22-team field.

The boys won with 350.5 points ahead of runner-up Pompano Beach with 268 and American Heritage Plantation third with 248 points.

Gulliver Prep junior Emily Cordovi won the 100-yard butterfly in an automatic All-American time of 54.47. Cordovi also won the 100-yard backstroke in 56.33. Both events she won by wide margins. She was a member of the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relay teams.

Gulliver Prep swept all three girls relays and won five individual events.

The boys team won two relays and four individual events including double winners Miguel Cancel and Trahern Gribble.

Senior CJ Kopecki was the lone boys region champion for American Heritage Plantation winning the 200-yard freestyle in 1:44.89 ahead of Mast Academy’s Perez Salvador in 1:44.97. Kopecki went out fast with splits of 24.47 and 26.35 and held on in the back half when Salvador try to reel him in.

Kopecki was third in the 100-yard butterfly in 53.01.

Senior Catharine Cooper was an individual winner for the Patriots girls team in the 50-yard freestyle in 23.88 ahead of freshman teammate Olivia Mason in 24.53. Cooper was also second in the 100-yard freestyle in 53.07, just behind Lemon Bay senior Hunter Scott in 53.00.

GIRLS TEAM RESULTS

1. Gulliver Prep 456, 2. Suncoast 317, 3. American Heritage Plantation 204, 4. Cape Coral 186, 5. Pompano Beach 145, 6. Somerset 141, 7. Naples Lely 123, 8. Mast Academy 114, 9. Port Charlotte 106, 10. Cardinal Gibbons 95, 11. Lemon Bay 90, 12. Coral Springs Charter 83, 13. Mater Lakes 58, 14. Archbishop McCarthy 26, 15. Goleman 25.

GIRLS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:49.33 (Kayla Kraft, Chloe Hernandez, Emily Cordovi, Sarah Abril), 2. Somerset 1:55.19 (Isabella DiSalvo, Elise Larin, Kyana Castro, Katrina Del Vecchio), 3. Suncoast 1:55.85.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Olivia Hernandez, GP 1:54.31, 2. Alicia Mancilla, GP 1:55.78, 3. Hunter Scott, LB 1:56.39.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, GP 2:08.89, 2. Audrey Delcompare, NL 2:10.95, 3. Nicoe Rodriguez, CC 2:12.35.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Catharine Cooper, AHP 23.88, 2. Olivia Mason, AHP 24.53, 3. Savannah Yates, CG 24.67.

1-meter diving: 1. Juliana Debock, SUN 381.15, 2. Lily Ehrlich, PB 380.45, 3. Gabriela Rochelle, SUN 354.35.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 54.47, AA-A, 2. Grace Ann Delcompare, NL 59.92, 3. Rachel Cherelstein, SUN 1:00.32.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Hunter Scott, LB 53.00, 2. Catharine Cooper, AHP 53.07, 3. Sarah Abril, GP 53.82.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, GP 4:59.70, 2. Alicia Mancilla, GP 5:04.90, 3. Olivia Hernandez, GP 5:09.00.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:41.30 (Chloe Hernandez, Cassandra Kraft, Sarah Abril, Nicole Regueira), 2. Suncoast 1:42.65, 3. American Heritage Plantation 1:44.45 (Olivia Mason, Isabella Taylor, Thea Mckenna, Annita Huang).

100-yard backstroke: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 56.33, 2. Gwen Bencie, PB 59.13, 3. Makenzie Miller, PC 1:00.72.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Audrey Decompare, NL 1:07.61, 2. Savannah Yates, CG 1:07.77, 3. Gabriela Fernandez, ML 1:08.11.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 3:35.52 (Emily Cordovi, Sarah Abril, Olivia Hernandez, Marcella Ruppert-Gomez), 2. American Heritage Plantation 3:44.04 (Olivia Mason, Annita Huang, Thea Mckenna, Catharine Cooper).

BOYS TEAM RESULTS

1. Gulliver Prep 350.5, 2. Pompano Beach 268, 3. American Heritage Plantation 248, 4. Suncoast 201, 5. Mast Academy 188, 6. Lemon Bay 170, 7. Cape Coral 164, 8. Mater Lakes 150, 9. Mourning 89, 10. Dreyfoos 70, 11. Port Charlotte 65, 12. Key West 59, 13. St. Brendan 55, 14. North Fort Myers 48.5, 15. Cardinal Gibbons 32.

BOYS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 1:38.77 (Trahern Gribble, Miguel Cancel, Isaiah Jimenez, Philip Meira), 2. Cape Coral 1:43.86, 3. American Heritage Plantation 1:44.36 (Daniel Escobar, Joseph Lee, Kevin Porto, Fernando Salazar).

200-yard freestyle: 1. Christian (CJ) Kopecki, AHP 1:44.89, 2. Perez Salvador, MA 1:44.97, 3. Jonathan Rodriguez, GP 1:45.31.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Miguel Cancel, GP1:54.54, 2. Steven Rua, CC 1:57.86, 3. Raphael Santos, PB 1:58.78.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Irvin Hoost, SB 21.50, 2. Reid Banciella, MA 22.01, 3. Andrew Garcia, MO 22.03.

1-meter diving: 1. Hudson Coldren, CG 519.10, 2. Skylar Mignon, GP 480.55, 3. Gage Denson, LB 338.95.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Trahern Gribble, GP 50.15, 2. Reid Banciella, MA 51.87, 3. CJ Kopecki, AHP 53.01.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Miguel Cancel, GP 46.45, 2. Irvin Hoost, SB 47.66, 3. Mattheus Santos, PB 48.26.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Raphael Santos, PB 4:44.11, 2. Nicholas Pacitti, AHP 4:46.36, 3. Rene Peralta, GP 4:47.97.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Pompano Beach 1:28.62 (Mattheus Santos, Dante Poe, Raphael Santos, Shane Schulte), 2. Mast Academy 130.00, 3. Gulliver Prep 1:30.34.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Trahern Gribble, GP 52.26, 2. Gavin Smith, SUN 55.45, 3. Alexander Sanchez, MA 55.71.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Steven Rua, CC 1:01.76, 2. Brandon Moran, ML 1:02.67, 3. Shane Schulte, PB 1:03.65.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep 3:14.98 (Miguel Cancel, Philip Meira, Jonathan Rodriguez, Rene Peralta), 2. Mast 3:16.73, 3. Pompano Beach 3:18.43, 4. American Heritage Plantation 3:19.50 (Kevin Porto, Nicholas Pacitti, Nicolas Rossi, CJ Kopecki).

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

Doral Prep Firebirds Boys Knock Off Defending State Champion Gulliver Prep To Finish Undefeated, Give Cathy Silveira 100th Win


By Sharon Robb

October 11, 2017—For the first time in the swim program’s history, the Doral Prep Firebirds upset Gulliver Prep in their final boys’ dual meet of the season.

The Doral Prep Firebirds defeated the State 2A defending boys champions, 164-121, to finish undefeated and give head coach and South Florida Aquatic Club age group coach her 100th victory as Doral Prep head coach.

The teams, both competing in their final dual meet before the championship season begins with districts, split. The Gulliver Prep girls defeated the Doral Prep Firebirds, 197-86.

The Doral Prep Firebirds boys team came up big sweeping all three exciting relays, winning three individual events and coming through with its depth by finishing with seconds, thirds, fifths and sevenths to pile up points.

Winning individually for Doral were all underclassmen including Aaron Rodriguez, 16, in the 50-yard freestyle in 23.36 outsprinting Rene Peralta, 16, of Gulliver Prep in 23.74; Nestor Montero, 15, in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:44.46; and Santiago Gomez, 15, in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:03.82.

In another close race, Jonathan Rodriguez of Gulliver Prep out-touched Vittorio Parravano, 15, 49.89-49.96 in the 100-yard freestyle.

For Gulliver Prep, Trahern Gribble and Miguel Cancel, the team’s one-two punch, were double winners. Gribble won the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard backstroke. Cancel won the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly.

The defending State 2A girls champions were more fortunate, sweeping all three relays and every individual event.

Emily Cordovi and Alicia Mancilla were double winners.

GIRLS
Gulliver Prep 197, Doral Prep Firebirds 86

200-yard medley relay: 1. Gulliver Prep A 1:52.93 (Kayla Kraft, Julia Rosenthal, Emily Cordovi, Nicole Regueira), 2. Doral 1:57.33, 3. Gulliver Prep B 2:03.63.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, GP 1:56.09, 2. Stephanie Hernandez, Doral 1:58.48, 3. Sarah Abril, GP 2:02.54.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 2:12.28, 2. Olivia Hernandez, GP 2:16.71, 3. Stephanie Sequera, Doral 2:23.27.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Nicole Regueira, GP 26.59, 2. Nicole Luchau, GP 27.23, 3. Shani Rupp, GP 29.00.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Alicia Mancilla, GP 1:01.15, 2. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, GP 1:02.69, 3. Stephanie Suarez, Doral 1:02.80.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 53.91, 2. Stephanie Hernandez, Doral 56.99, 3. Daniela Luchau, GP 59.59.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Alicia Mancilla, GP 5:13.55, 2. Nicole Regueira, GP 5:22.57, 3. Sarah Abril, GP 5:27.61.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep A 1:42.30 (Emily Cordovi, Olivia Hernandez, Chloe Hernandez, Sarah Abril), 2. Doral 1:47.21, 3. Gulliver Prep B 1:50.22.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Kayla Kraft, GP 1:04.62, 2. Sabrina Perna, Doral 1:07.87, 3. Sophia Diaz, Doral 1:08.42.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Chloe Hernandez, GP 1:09.73,2. Olivia Hernandez, GP 1:10.06, 3. Stephanie Suarez, Doral 1:12.06.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep A 3:43.92 (Sarah Abril, Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, Alicia Mancilla, Olivia Hernandez), 2. Gulliver Prep B 3:49.49, 3. Doral Prep Firebirds 3:51.66.

BOYS
Doral Firebirds 164, Gulliver Prep 12

200-yard medley relay: 1. Doral Prep Firebirds A, 1:39.41 (Nestor Montero, Santiago Gomez, Vitto Parravano, Adrian Aguilar), 2. Gulliver Prep 1:40.17, 3. Doral Prep Firebiards B 1:47.00.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Miguel Cancel, GP 1:47.11, 2. Gregory Espinoza, DP 1:49.59, 3. Neil Picon, DP 1:54.07.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Trahern Gribble, GP 1:56.67, 2. Nestor Montero, DP 1:58.81, 3. Santiago Gomez, DP 2:05.33.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Aaron Rodriguez, DP 23.36, 2. Rene Peralta, GP 23.74, 3. Brandan Dunnigan, GP 24.20.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Miguel Cancel, GP 50.26, 2. Adrian Aguilar, DP 51.11, 3. Gregory Espinoza, DP 53.67.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Jonathan Rodriguez, GP 49.89, 2. Vittorio Parravano, DP 49.96, 3. David Montana, DP 51.26.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Nestor Montero, DP 4:44.46, 2. Rene Peralta, GP 4:48.94, 3. Neil Picon, DP 5:01.09.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Doral Prep Firebirds A 1:30.63 (Adrian Aguilar, Aaron Rodriguez, David Montana, Santiago Gomez), 2. Gulliver Prep 1:31.31, 3. Doral Prep Firebirds B 1:35.93.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Trahern Gribble, GP 52.06, 2. Vittorio Parravano, DP 1:00.60, 3. Philip Meira, GP 1:02.36.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Santiago Gomez, DP 1:03.82, 2. Matthew Posso, DP 1:05.06, 3. Jonathan Rodriguez, GP 1:05.27.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Doral Prep Firebirds A 3:15.70 (Adrian Aguilar, Aaron Rodriguez, David Montana, Vitto Parravano), 2. Gulliver Prep 3:17.81, 3. Doral Prep Firebirds 3:23.98.

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

Defending State 2A Champion Gulliver Prep Sweeps Somerset, Archimedean


By Sharon Robb

September 26, 2017—Gulliver Prep swept the boys and girls team titles against Somerset and Archimedean Tuesday at Gulliver Aquatic Center.

The boys team, led by double winner Michael Sejas, won every individual event and swept all three relays to defeat Somerset, 139-23, and Archimedean, 139-27.

Sejas, 15, won the 50-yard freestyle in 23.67 and 100-yard freestyle in 53.38 and also anchored the winning 200-yard medley relay team that won in 1:40.43.

The girls team was nearly as dominant, winning all but two events and also sweeping all three relays.

The girls were led by double winner Marcella Ruppert-Gomez in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:10.45 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:03.28.

Somerset’s Isabella DiSalvo won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:04.54 and Elise Larin won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:12.46.

COMBINED
Gulliver Prep 262, Somerset 58
Somerset 152, Archimedean 99
Gulliver Prep 276, Archimedean 39
GIRLS
Gulliver Prep 123, Somerset 35
Somerset 95, Archimedean 18
Gulliver Prep 137, Archimedean 12
BOYS
Gulliver Prep 139, Somerset 23
Archimedean 81, Somerset 57
Gulliver Prep 139, Archimedean 27
GIRLS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Gulliver Prep A 1:54.94 (Kayla Kraft, Julia Rosenthal, Emily Cordovi, Sarah Abril), 2. Gulliver Prep B 1:59.50, 3. Somerset 2:01.15.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Olivia Hernandez, GP 1:59.94, 2. Alicia Mancilla, GP 2:00.84, 3. Nicole Regueira, GP 2:03.30.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, GP 2:10.45, 2. Sarah Abril, GP 2:20.86, 3. Ashlyn Pelletier, GP 2:47.20.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Chloe Hernandez, GP 25.01, 2. Delveccio, SOM 26.33, 3. Cassandra Kraft, GP 26.44.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Emily Cordovi, GP 57.03, 2. Julia Rosenthal, GP 1:02.63, 3. Isa Meira, GP 1:04.31.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Nicole Luchau, GP 50.04, 2. Delveccio, SOM 58.65, 3. Kayla Kraft, GP 1:01.85.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Marcella Ruppert-Gomez, GP 5:03.28, 2. Olivia Hernandez, GP 5:18.01.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep A 1:44.14 (Emily Cordovi, Sarah Abril, Chloe Hernandez, Daniela Luchau), 2. Gulliver Prep B 1:49.48, 3. Somerset 1:56.22.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Isabella DiSalvo, SOM 1:04.54, 2. Kayla Kraft, GP 1:04.63, 3. Cassandra Kraft, GP 1:05.79.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Elise Larin, SOM 1:12.46, 2. Julia Rosenthal, GP 1:12.59, 3. Barrios, SOM 1:26.02.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep A 3:45.30 (Emily Cordovi, Chloe Hernandez, Alicia Mancilla, Sarah Abril), 2. Gulliver Prep B 3:49.88, 3. Gulliver Prep C 4:42.46.

BOYS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay: 1. Gulliver Prep A 1:40.43 (Miguel Cancel, Jonathan Rodriguez, Trahern Gribble, Michael Sejas), 2. Gulliver Prep B 1:49.25, 3. Archimedean 2:00.98.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Rene Peralta, GP 1:50.08, 2. Richie Almagro, GP 1:59.49, 3. J. Mulet, ARCH 1:59.99.

200-yard medley relay: 1. Isaiah Jimenez, GP 2:08.18, 2. Benji Carey, GP 2:21.29, 3. Philip Gubbins, GP 2:24.97.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Michael Sejas, GP 23.67, 2. Garrett Kraft, GP 24.29, 3. Jack Gatcliffe, GP 25.57.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Trahern Gribble, GP 51.30, 2. Lucas Jaramillo, GP 1:02.51, 3. Brandan Dunnigan, GP 1:08.84.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Michael Sejas, GP 53.38, 2. Bruno Rebessi, GP 59.23, 3. Hayaat Kay-Ramos, GP 1:04.01.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Miguel Cancel, GP 4:45.84, 2. Jonathan Rodriguez, GP 4:50.96, 3. Rene Peralta, GP 4:53.83.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep A 1:30.31 (Trahern Gribble, Jonathan Rodriguez, Philip Meira, Miguel Cancel), 2. Gulliver Prep B 1:38.58, 3. Archimedean 1:52.08.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Philip Meira, GP 1:01.73, 2. Garrett Kraft, GP 1:08.60, 3. Lucas Jaramillo, GP 1:09.50.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Bruno Rebessi, GP 1:06.83, 2. Benji Carey, GP 1:12.47, 3. Jaime Esquenazi, GP 1:18.35.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Gulliver Prep A 3:34.61 (Miguel Cancel, Jonathan Rodriguez, Philip Meira, Trahern Gribble), 2. Gulliver Prep B 3:38.38, 3. Gulliver Prep C 3:51.13.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com.