SOFLO Heads To Gulliver Winter Invite, Masters Compete In Fort Lauderdale Masters Challenge This Weekend


By Sharon Robb

February 14, 2019—South Florida Aquatic Club heads to Miami for the Gulliver Winter Invite this weekend.

The short course yards meet, that begins Friday with distance, is timed finals.

Host Gulliver Swim Club and South Florida Aquatic Club have the largest contingents in the Florida Gold Coast meet.

Most of the field are Dade County teams including Metro Aquatics, Hialeah, Blue Marlins, Hurricanes Swimming, Florida Keys and Miami Swimming. Among other teams are Heritage Aquatics and Swim Fort Lauderdale. Host Gulliver and Metro Aquatics have the most top seeds.

SOFLO has 55 swimmers (29 boys and 26 girls)competing in 298 individual events. Mariann Catalasan, 12, is among SOFLO highest seed swimmers.

FORT LAUDERDALE MASTERS CHALLENGE

South Florida Aquatic Club will have four swimmers competing in the three-day meet at Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex.

The swimmers are Paula Berti, 49, Emmanuel Butmankiewicz, 33, Arnold Foote, 52, and Rafael Naranjo, 37.

SOFLO will be among a field of 30 masters teams. The meet begins Friday at 6 p.m. On Saturday it starts 11 a.m. On Sunday the 1,650 freestyle begins 9 a.m. followed by the remaining events at 11 a.m.

IF YOU GO

What: Gulliver Winter Classic (SCY)

When: Friday-Sunday.

Schedule: Friday, Session 1, 5 p.m.; Saturday, Session II, 9 a.m.; Session III, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Session IV, 10 a.m., Session V, 3 p.m.

Where: Gulliver Swim Club, 6575 North Kendall Drive, Miami.

Of note: All sessions are timed finals. Admission is $6 per session. Heat sheets are posted online. Concessions will be provided. For more information call 305-666-7937, ext. 1465.

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

SOFLO Swimmers Have Successful Dress Rehearsal At Gulliver Winter Invitational


By SHARON ROBB

PEMBROKE PINES, February 19, 2018–With the championship season right around the corner, South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers are more than ready for March Madness.

Swimmers got in one final weekend of solid racing against a good field of Florida Gold Coast swimmers at this past weekend’s Gulliver Winter Invitational at their home Academic Village Pool.

Several SOFLO swimmers are preparing for the March 3-4 Area 3 Championships at SOFLO, March 8-11 Speedo Southern Zone Sectionals at Plantation, March 16-18 Junior Olympics at Coral Springs and March 22-25 Senior Championships at SOFLO.

SOFLO had the largest contingent of 90 (45 girls and 45 boys) swimmers competing in 484 individual events and most of them had at least one best time.

Among SOFLO’s individual winners were:

Fiorella Di Salvo, 50-yard breaststroke, 42.10.

Valerie Vank, 50-yard breaststroke, 32.46, best time; 100-yard butterfly, 1:03.91, best time; 100-yard individual medley, 1:03.88, best time; 100-yard breaststroke, 1:10.49; 50-yard butterfly, 29.06, best time.

Hartley Pitters-Hinds, 50-yard freestyle, 27.82.

Alexis Christensen, 100-yard freestyle, 59.10, best time.

Christian Tijero, 200-yard freestle, 2:04.80.

Alejandro Mateus, 100-yard backstroke, 1:03.99; 50-yard breaststroke, 35.66, best time; 50-yard freestyle, 26.33, best time; 100-yard butterfly, 1:02.46; 100-yard individual medley, 1:03.84, best time; 100-yard freestyle, 56.11, best time; 50-yard butterfly, 27.64, best time; 50-yard backstroke, 29.51, best time.

Alessandro Pereira, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:15.02, best time.

SOFLO’s Moises Rodriguez, 13, was third in the 400-yard individual medley in a lifetime-best 4:44.71, shaving 16.27 seconds off his previous best.

In addition to SOFLO and Gulliver, other teams competing wereKids Sharks, Metro Aquatics and Miami Country Day Aquatics.

WINTER INVITE RESULTS
GIRLS

1,650-yard freestyle:
1. Mary Smutny, AquaKids Sharks 17:11.47; SOFLO: 8. Sara Quintero 18:49.38, 12. Victoria Torres 19:57.38, 13. Sofia Osorio 19:57.83, 14. Sabrina Osorio 20:16.62, 16. Leah Pando 20:50.65.

200-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Sofia Moreno, Gulliver 2:17.49; SOFLO: 2. Mariana Pinto 2:20.87, 3. Giada Porven 2:22.51, 6. Fiorella Di Salvo 2:27.03, 14. Isabella Perry 3:02.20; 11-12, 1. Paola Gonzalez, Metro Aquatics 2:04.88; SOFLO: 2. Alexis Christensen 2:05.55, time drop, 3. Kerry Cunningham 2:13.55, time drop, , 6. Ava Kuznik 2:16.93, time drop, 7. Leah Pando 2:18.95, time drop, 8. Reagan Lowe 2:19.87, time drop, 10. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 2:20.06, 11. Luna Delgado 2:20.21, 15. Anastasia Lutz 2:22.61, time drop; 13-and-over, 1. Alicia Mancilla, Gulliver 1:58.63; SOFLO: 16. Rebekah Ling 2:07.11.

200-yard backstroke:
13-and-over, 1. Gaby Antonini, Gulliver 2:09.07; SOFLO: 12. Rebekah Ling 2:22.35, 15. Sofia Osorio 2:24.07.

100-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Sofia Moreno, Gulliver 1:12.80; SOFLO: 2. Fiorella DiSalvo 1:16.61, 5. Abigail-Marie Natino 1:22.26, time drop, 16. Samira Borges 1:36.90; 11-12, 1. Paola Gonzalez, Metro Aquatics 1:07.95; SOFLO: 2. Alexis Christensen 1:08.65, 3. Natalia Sibug 1:12.92, time drop, 5. Reagan Lowe 1:13.70, time drop, 10. Judith-Alison Natino 1:18.73.

100-yard breaststroke:
13-and-over, 1. Evita Leter, Metro Aquatics 1:07.71; SOFLO: 9. Sabrina Osorio 1:14.81, time drop, 10. Daniela Curbelo 1:15.85, 15. Mia Escudero 1:18.96, 18. Kalin Hubbard 1:20.71.

50-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 42.10; SOFLO: 5. Mariana Pinto 43.05, 9. Sarah Vasquez 44.53, 10. Abigail-Marie Natino 44.64, 12. Savini Subasingha 46.47, 14. Shelby Evans 47.72, time drop, 15. Caterina Fogli 47.82; 11-12, 1. Valerie Vank, SOFLO 32.46, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Natalia Sibug 35.61, time drop, 5. Kaitlyn Barrios 36.86, time drop, 7. Mariann Catalasan 37.65, time drop, 8. Anastasia Lutz 39.14, time drop, 12. Luna Delgado 39.97, time drop, 14. Kerry Cunningham 40.97.

50-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Sofia Moreno, Gulliver 29.59; SOFLO: 4. Giada Porven 31.07, 5. Mariana Pinto 31.15, time drop, 6. Fiorella Di Salvo 31.17, time drop, 7. Sarah Vasquez 33.17, 11. Abigail-Marie Natino 34.08, time drop, 14. Caterina Fogli 34.54; 11-12, 1. Hartley Pitters-Hinds, SOFLO 27.82, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Anastasia Lutz 28.08, time drop, 4. Reagan Lowe 29.03, time drop, 5. Kaitlyn Barrios 29.04, 11. Natalia Sibug 29.95, 13. Luna Delgado 30.12, 14. Kerry Cunningham 30.13, time drop; 13-and-over, 1. Evita Leter, Metro Aquatics 25.45; SOFLO: 18. Rebekah Ling 26.94, time drop.

200-yard butterfly:
13-and-over, 1. Emily Cordovi, Gulliver 2:03.80; SOFLO: 9. Sara Quintero 2:18.46, time drop.

100-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Sofia Moreno, Gulliver 1:10.93; SOFLO: 4. Mariana Pinto 1:29.84, 8. Savina Subasingha 1:49.10; 11-12, 1. Valerie Vank, SOFLO 1:03.91, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Luna Delgado 1:08.69, 6. Alexis Christensen 1:14.50, time drop, 10. Anastasia Lutz 1:20.95.

500-yard freestyle:
13-and-over, 1. Alicia Mancilla, Gulliver 5:11.05; SOFLO: 18. Victoria Torres 5:48.55, time drop, 20. Daniela Curbelo 5:49.47, 22. Kailey Smith 6:05.41, time drop.

200-yard individual medley:
13-and-over, 1. Olivia Dinehart, AquaKids Sharks 2:12.90; SOFLO: 20. Kalin Hubbard 2:32.39.

100-yard individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Sofia Moreno, Gulliver 1:12.19; SOFLO: 2. Giada Porven 1:18.12, 3. Mariana Pinto 1:18.81, time drop, 6. Abigail-Marie Natino 1:24.66, time drop, 8. Savini Subasingha 1:26.38, time drop, 13. Francesca Perry 1:35.86, time drop, 14. Isabella Perry 1:37.20, 15. Samira Borges 1:38.38, 16. Shelby Evans 1:39.98; 11-12, 1. Valerie Vank, SOFLO 1:03.88, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Alexis Christensen 1:10.84, 3. Kaitlyn Barrios 1:11.44, time drop, 6. Natalia Sibug 1:13.34, time drop, 7. Luna Delgado 1:14.08, time drop, 10. Anastasia Lutz 1:14.65, time drop, 11. Reagan Lowe 1:14.66, time drop, 12. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 1:14.70, 15. Leah Pando 1:15.29, time drop.

100-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Sofia Moreno, Gulliver 1:04.52; SOFLO: 3. Mariana Pinto 1:07.42, 4. Fiorella Di Salvo 1:08.60, 5. Sarah Vasquez 1:11.02, time drop, 6. Savini Subasingha 1:15.45, time drop, 8. Abigail-Marie Natino 1:16.88, time drop, 10. Caterina Fogli 1:20.18, 12. Isabella Perry 1:24.79, time drop, 13. Samira Borges 1:27.32; 11-12, 1. Alexis Christensen, SOFLO 59.10, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Kaitlyn Barrios 1:02.32, 5. Luna Delgado 1:03.87, 8. Natalia Sibug 1:05.53, 9. Leah Pando 1:05.99, time drop, 12. Mariann Catalasan 1:07.28, time drop, 14. Judith-Alison Natino 1:07.98, time drop, 20. Anastasia Lutz 1:20.69; 13-and-over, 1. Emily Cordovi, Gulliver 52.19; SOFLO: 13. Rebekah Ling 57.69, time drop, 22. Daniela Curbelo 59.32.

200-yard breaststroke:
13-and-over, 1. Olivia Hernandez, Gulliver 2:30.12; SOFLO: 8. Mia Escudero 2:46.90, 17. Valeria Garcia 3:13.27.

100-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Olivia Quintane, Metro Dade 1:58.25; 11-12, 1. Valerie Vank, SOFLO 1:10.49; SOFLO: 2. Natalia Sibug 1:20.35, time drop, 5. Kaitlyn Barrios 1:21.92, time drop, 8. Leah Pando 1:25.37, 9. Alexis Christensen 1:25.76.

100-yard butterfly:
13-and-over, 1. Emily Cordovi, Gulliver 55.53; SOFLO: 21. Sofia Osorio 1:10.74, 23. Kalin Hubbard 1:1085, time drop, 24. Mia Escudero 1:11.01, 25. Victoria Torres 1:13.84, 26. Sabrina Osorio 1:13.89, time drop, 27. Kailey Smith 1:14.03.

50-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Sofia Moreno, Gulliver 31.62; SOFLO: 2. Fiorella Di Salvo 35.70, time drop, 6. Mariana Pinto 37.60, 7. Sarah Vasquez 38.01, time drop, 9. Abigail-Marie Natino 39.62, time drop, 12. Sofia Subasingha 42.22, 13. Caterina Fogli 42.97, 15. Isabella Perry 45.11, 16. Francesca Perry 46.04, time drop; 11-12, 1. Valerie Vank, SOFLO 29.06, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Luna Delgado 32.04, 6. Reagan Lowe 33.29, time drop, 10. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 33.79, 11. Anastasia Lutz 33.89, time drop.

100-yard backstroke:
13-and-over, 1. Emily Cordovi, Gulliver 58.09; SOFLO: 10. Rebekah Ling 1:06.31, 15. Sofia Osorio 1:07.98.

50-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Sofia Moreno, Gulliver 33.69; SOFLO: 2. Giada Porven 35.80, time drop, 4. Fiorella Di Salvo 36.15, time drop, 5. Abigail-Marie Natino 37.90, time drop, 8. Sarah Vasuez 40.70, 14. Caterina Fogli 42.28, 15. Isabella Perry 43.17, time drop, 16. Francesca Perry 45.00, time drop; 11-12, 1. Giovanna Musiello, Gulliver 32.22; SOFLO: 2. Alexis Christensen 33.12, 4. Reagan Lowe 33.93, time drop, 6. Natalia Sibug 34.38, time drop, 7. Leah Pando 34.66, time drop, 8. Anastasia Lutz 34.84, 11. Luna Delgado 35.41, time drop, 14. Judith-Allison Natino 36.49, time drop.

400-yard individual medley:
13-and-over, 1. Olivia Dinehart, AquaKids Sharks 4:40.72; SOFLO: 2. Daniela Curbelo 4:55.25, 13. Victoria Torres 5:19.04, time drop.

BOYS

1,650-yard freestyle:

1. Miguel Cancel, AquaKids Sharks 16:10.34; SOFLO: 6. Enrique Rldriguez 18:35.79, 7. Zackary Harris 18:43.30, 9. Christopher Hau 18:57.39, 10. Christian Tijero 18:59.75, 12. Logan Gonzalez 19:52.84, time drop, 13. Chris Vasquez 19:55.88.

200-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Carlos Morlote, Gulliver 2:24.12; SOFLO: 6. Juan Vallmitjana 2:49.30, 8. Jason Moya 3:37.37, time drop; 11-12, 1. Christian Tijero, SOFLO 2:04.80; SOFLO: 2. Alessandro Pereira 2:07.09, 3. Lucas Porven 2:10.07, 4. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 2:14.15, 11. Gavin Sheyda 2:23.73, 13. Hashan Ekanayake 2:26.17, 15. Marvan Ekanayake 2:29.09, time drop, 16. Owen Smith 2:29.63; 13-and-over, 1. Brandon Vives, Metro Aquatics 1:43.68.

200-yard backstroke:
13-and-over, 1. Aitor Fungairino, Metro Aquatics 1:52.64; SOFLO: 12. Yannai Michael 2:15.24, time drop, 16. Mark Andre De Gracia 2;18.68, time drop, 18. Alex Golding 2:19.46, 19. Matthew Kim 2:23.66.

100-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, Metro Aquatics 1:09.96; SOFLO: 3. Benjamin Kim 1:23.11, 11. Jason Moya 1:48.86; 11-12, 1. Alejandro Mateus, SOFLO 1:03.99; SOFLO: 2. Aldo Zepeda 1:06.23, time drop, 3. Alessandro Pereira 1:07.60, time drop, 9. Marvan Ekanayake 1:19.94, 10. Hashan Ekanayake 1:20.01, 12. Kevin Moya 1:20.69, time drop, 14. Owen Smith 1:21.87, 15. Gavin Sheyda 1:21.89, 17. Rick Esser 1:31.05, time drop.

100-yard breaststroke:
13-and-over, 1. Teo Darias, Gulliver 59.65; SOFLO: 11. Javier Roman 1:05.87, 19. Yannai Michael 1:07.99, 23. Samuel Bullen 1:10.14, time drop, 24. Mark Andre De Gracia 1:10.69, time drop, 27. Logan Gonzalez 1:11.76, time drop.

50-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, Metro Aquatics 33.61; SOFLO: 4. Benjamin Kim 42.97, 5. Stefano Mazzi 44.02, time drop, 6. Joseph-Blake Natino 44.25, time drop, 8. Juan Vallmitjana 49.42, time drop, 13. Martin Petkov 54.11; 11-12, 1. Alejandro Mateus, SOFLO 35.66, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Aldo Zepeda 38.08, time drop, 9. Kevin Moya 42.46, time drop, 10. Owen Smith 44.22, time drop, 11. Gavin Sheyda 44.68, 14. Hashan Ekanayake 47.04, 19. Colin Gregory 1:01.39, time drop.

50-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, Metro Aquatics 28.41; SOFLO: 4. Stefano Mazzi 32.87, time drop, 5. Benjamin Kim 33.54, 6. Juan Vallmitjana 33.64, 11. Joseph-Blake Natino 36.90, 12. Preston Feldman 38.29; 11-12, 1. Alejandro Mateus, SOFLO 26.33, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Christian Tijero 27.16, time drop, 5. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 27.99, time drop, 10. Kevin Moya 29.14, time drop, 16. Owen Smith 31.91, 17. Hashan Ekanayake 31.94, 18. Marvan Ekanayake 32.43, 19. Alessio Mazzi 33.38, time drop; 13-and-over, 1. Irvin Hoost, Metro Aquatics 21.56; SOFLO: 13. Casey Moya 23.91.

200-yard butterfly:
13-and-over, 1. Brandon Vives, Metro Aquatics 1:54.71.

100-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. George Gonzalez, Metro Aquatics 1:10.08; SOFLO: 7. Benjamin Kim 1:30.74, 8. Stefano Mazzi 1:31.28; 11-12, 1. Alejandro Mateus, SOFLO 1:02.46; SOFLO: 2. Christian Tijero 1:03.55, time drop, 3. Lucas Porven 1:05.00, time drop, 4. Aldo Zepeda 1:07.25, 5. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 1:10.99, 12. Gavin Sheyda 1:19.87, time drop, 13. Marvan Ekanayake 1:20.66, 14. Erick Esser 1:49.29.

500-yard freestyle:
13-and-over, 1. Gregory Espinoza, Metro Aquatics 4:50.00; SOFLO: 10. Javier Roman 5:10.64.

200-yard individual medley:
13-and-over, 1. Jonathan Rodriguez, Gulliver 2:02.25; SOFLO: 5. Javier Roman 2:09.53, 11. Zackary Harris 2:16.47, time drop, 15. Moises Rodriguez 2:17.78, time drop, 18. Mark Andre De Gracia 2:18.78, time drop, 22. Logan Gonzalez 2:21.70, time drop.

100-yard individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Joshua Barreto, OSC 1:16.48; SOFLO: 2. Stefano Mazzi 1:20.86, 4. Joseph-Blake Natino 1:28.93, time drop, 5. Juan Vallmitjana 1:32.36, time drop, 11. Martin Petkov 1:42.92, time drop, 16. Jason Moya 1:54.13, time drop; 11-12, 1. Alejandro Mateus, SOFLO 1:03.84, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Christian Tijero 1:06.84, time drop, 4. Alessandro Pereira 1:07.56, 5. Aldo Zepeda 1:08.90, time drop, 7. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 1:13.02, time drop, 12. Owen Smith 1:19.43, time drop, 13. Kevin Moya 1:19.49, time drop, 14. Marvan Ekanayake 1:21.12, time drop, 15. Hashan Ekanayake 1:22.67, time drop.

100-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Max Segal, Miami Dade 43.41; SOFLO: 3. Stefano Mazzi 1:11.59, time drop, 4. Benjamin Kim 1:13.97, tie drop, 5. Juan Vallmitjana 1:15.20, time drop, 6. Alex Viazmetinov 1:15.24, time drop, 8. Leo Shee 1:20.59; 11-12, 1. Alejandro Mateus, SOFLO 56.11, time drop; SOFLO: 3. Aldo Zepeda 1:00.60, time drop, 5. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 1:02.23, time drop, 10. Gavin Sheyda 1:07.58, time drop, 11. Hashan Ekanayake 1:07.71, 12. Kevin Moya 1:07.76, 13. Marvan Ekanayake 1:09.07, time drop, 14. Owen Smith 1:09.09, time drop; 13-and-over, 1. Kyle Korvick, Gulliver 49.58; SOFLO: 14. Enrique Rodriguez 54.72, 17. Yannai Michael 54.98, time drop, 20. Chris Vasquez 55.68, 21. Zackary Harris 56.09, time drop, 22. Anthony Robaina 56.46.

200-yard breaststroke:
13-and-over, 1. Teo Darias, Gulliver 2:13.88; SOFLO: 5. Javier Roman 2:21.47, 7. Yannai Michael 2:21.81, time drop, 11. Samuel Bullen 2:32.94, time drop, 12. Logan Gonzalez 2:32.95, time drop.

100-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Joshua Barreto, OSC 1:26.00; SOFLO: 2. Benjamin Kim 1:32.03, 3. Joseph-Blake Natino 1:34.91, time drop, 5. Leo Shee 1:45.47, 7. Martin Petkov 1:49.14, time drop; 11-12, 1. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 1:15.02, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Christian Tijero 1:16.97, time drop, 3. Lucas Porven 1:18.76, time drop, 6. Aldo Zepeda 1:22.62, time drop.

100-yard butterfly:
13-and-over, 1. Nikita Efimov, OSC 55.92; SOFLO: 9. Marcos Vazquez 1:00.99, 13. Moises Rodriguez 1:01.59, 16. Yannai Michael 1:01.93, time drop, 17. Chris Vasquez 1:02.17.

50-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Joshua Barreto, OSC 33.51; SOFLO: 2. Stefano Mazzi 37.18, time drop, 4. Benjamin Kim 39.87, 6. Juan Vallmitjana 41.53, 7. Joseph-Blake Natino 45.50, 9. Alex Viazmetinov 46.16; 11-12, 1. Alejandro Mateus, SOFLO 27.64, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Christian Tijero 29.41, time drop, 4. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 32.50, 7. Marvan Ekanayake 34.05, time drop, 8. Owen Smith 34.15, time drop, 9. Gavin Sheyda 34.34.

100-yard backstroke:
13-and-over, 1. Kyle Korvick, Gulliver 57.10; SOFLO: 6. Enrique Rodriguez 1:01.49, time drop, 8. Zackary Harris 1:02.84, time drop, 13. Marcos Vazuez 1:06.07, 15. Logan Gonzalez 1:06.55.

50-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Joshua Barreto, OSC 38.77; SOFLO: 2. Benjamin Kim 40.09, 3. Leo Shee 42.59, 4. Alex Viazmetinov 42.80, 5. Preston Feldman 44.69, 6. Joseph-Blake Natino 44.91; 11-12, 1. Alejandro Mateus 29.51, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Aldo Zepeda 30.92, time drop, 3. Alessandro Pereira, 32.52, 5. Lucas Porven 33.29, time drop, 7. Marvan Ekanayake 35.95, 10. Hashan Ekanayake 37.23, 11. Kevin Moya 37.62, 12. Gavin Sheyda 37.80, time drop.

400-yard individual medley:
13-and-over, 1. Jake Wienants, Gulliver 4:32.55; SOFLO: 3. Moises Rodriguez 4:44.27, time drop.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com