SOFLO Sharks Shine On Final Day Of FGC BB Championships South


By Sharon Robb

MIRAMAR, March 2, 2020—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers saved their best for last on the third and final day of the FGC BB Championships South Sunday at Miramar Regional Park Aquatic Complex.

The Sharks had nine individual champions and several Top 3 finishers.

SOFLO’s individual winners were:

Genesis Escobar, 12, 100-yard freestyle, 1:01.91, time drop.

Isabelle Wilson, 13, 200-yard backstroke, 2:21.54, time drop.

Jemma Baldwin, 9, 100-yard butterfly, 1:19.39, time drop.

Elise Dinehart, 11, 50-yard breaststroke, 36.65, time drop.

Sophia Bedoya, 17, 50-yard breaststroke, 36.02, time drop.

Sofia Gomez, 10, 50-yard backstroke 37.67, time drop; 200-yard individual medley, 2:49.23, time drop.

Pilar Duranti, 12, 50-yard backstroke 33.30; 200-yard individual medley, 2:29.11, time drop.

Mariann Catalasan, 13, 200-yard individual medley 2:23.45.

Hashan Ekanayake, 13, 200-yard backstroke, 2:17, time drop.

Among SOFLO Top 3 finishers were:
Mackenzie McPherson, 10, 100-yard freestyle, second 1:08.72, time drop; 200-yard individual medley, second 2:50.33, time drop; 50-yard breaststroke, third, 42.82, time drop.

Lydia Smutny, 11, 100-yard butterfly, second 1:10.67, time drop.

Gabriela Avila, 13, 200-yard individual medley, second 2:26.93, time drop.

Sofia Gomez, 10, 100-yard freestyle, third 1:09.96.

Sofia Bedoya, 17, 50-yard backstroke, third 32.44, time drop.

Juan Vallmitjana, 11, 200-yard breaststroke, second 2:58.14.

Giorgio Rusconi, 13, 200-yard breaststroke, second 2:38.18.

Ethan McPeek, 13, 200-yard backstroke, second 2:17.94.

Ryan Harries, 10, 100-yard butterfly, second 1:16.89, time drop.

Oleksii Viazmetinov, 10, 50-yard breaststroke, second 41.59, time drop.

Nicholas Pelaez, 13, 1,650-yard freestyle, third, 18:19.72, time drop.

In the mixed 200-yard medley relay competition, SOFLO won the 7-10, 13-14 and 15-18 age categories.

SUNDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

Mixed 200-yard medley relay:
7-10, 1. SOFLO A 2:21.33, 2. Midtown Weston 2:28.94, 3. Hurricane Aquatics 2:31.78, 4. SOFLO B 2:32.09; 11-12, 1. Midtown Weston A 2:05.22, 2. Midtown Weston B 2:10.57, 3. SOFLO A 2:12.39; 13-14, 1. SOFLO A 1:57.29, 2. Midtown Weston A 1:59.12, 3. Azura 1:59.79, 5. SOFLO B 2:04.05; 15-18, 1. SOFLO A 1:59.62, 2. Hurricane 2:04.57.

200-yard breaststroke:
11-12, 1. Karen Alcala, BM 2:58.02; 13-14, 1. Anastasia Lutz, Unattached 2:43.41; SOFLO: 8. Calista Harries 3:00.69; 15-18, 1. Karina Manrique, MWA 2:49.11.

100-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Stella McCranie, Azura 1:08.42; SOFLO: 2. Mackenzie McPherson 1:08.72, time drop, 3. Sofia Gomez 1:09.96, 10. Cherill Royalty 1:12.66, time drop, 18. Olivia Wilson 1:15.23, time drop; 11-12, 1. Genesis Escobar, SOFLO 1:01.91, time drop; SOFLO: 7. Sofia Lugo 1:04.40; 13-14, 1. Hannah Webb, MCDA 57.08; 15-18, 1. Marlene Garjo, Hurricane Aquatics 55.06.

200-yard backstroke:
11-12, 1. Karen Alcala, BM 2:35.57; SOFLO: 4. Alexandra Strong 2:42.17; 13-14, 1. Isabelle Wilson, SOFLO 2:21.54, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Hartley Pitters-Hinds 2:32.01; 15-18, 1. Marlene Garijo, Hurricane Aquatics 2:21.83.

100-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 1:19.39, time drop; SOFLO: 8. Saree Young 1:30.12, time drop; 11-12, 1. Katja Milevska, Azura 1:10.29; SOFLO: 2. Lydia Smutny 1:10.67, time drop; 13-14, 1. Kendra Gomez, MWA 1:01.89; 15-18, 1. Lisette Burgos, MAC 1:05.20.

50-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Roxan Rodriguez, MWA 42.66; SOFLO: 3. Mackenzie McPherson 42.82, time drop, 10. Jordan Evans 44.77, 11. Jemma Baldwin 44.90, 14. Olivia Watson 45.55; 11-12, 1. Elise Dinehart, SOFLO 36.65, time drop; 13-14, 1. Kendra Gomez, MWA 34.07; 15-18, 1. Sophia Bedoya, SOFLO 36.02, time drop.

50-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Sofia Gomez, SOFLO 37.67, time drop; SOFLO: 5. Jemma Baldwin 39.21, 6. Shelby Evans 40.12, time drop, 18. Olivia Wilson 42.52; 11-12, 1. Pilar Duranti, SOFLO 33.30; SOFLO: 4. Sofia Lugo 35.16, 6. Alexandra Strong 36.02, time drop; 13-14, 1. Reese Rosenthal, GRSC 31.52; 15-18, 1. Lisette Burgos, MAC 31.88; SOFLO: 3. Sophia Bedoya 32.44, time drop.

200-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Sofia Gomez, SOFLO 2:49.23, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Mackenzie McPherson 2:50.33, time drop, 5. Saree Young 2:59.78, time drop, 8. Cherill Royalty 3:08.18, time drop; 11-12, 1. Pilar Duranti, SOFLO 2:29.11, time drop; SOFLO: 5. Genesis Escobar 2:36.84 time drop, 6. Elise Dinehart 2:37.01, time drop, 7. Sofia Lugo 2:39.72, time drop. 13-14, 1. Mariann Catalasan, SOFLO 2:23.45; SOFLO: 2. Gabriela Avila 2:26.93, time drop; 15-18, 1. Marlene Garijo, Hurricane Aquatics 2:18.49.

1,650-yard freestyle:
11-12, 1. Darly Yin, SF 22:09.21; 13-14, 1. Anna Kline, EA 19:06.59; 15-18, 1. Emma Twombly, MWA 20:17.13.

BOYS

200-yard breaststroke:
11-12, 1. Lucas Young, Hurricane Aquatics 2:52.71; SOFLO: 2. Juan Vallmitjana 2:58.14; 13-14, 1. Thomas Fanjul, GRSC 2:37.61; SOFLO: 2. Giorgio Rusconi 2:38.18.

100-yard freestyle:
7-10, 1. Alexander Diaz, SF 1:09.92; SOFLO: 16. Martin Petkov 1:16.50, time drop, 20. Reed Woodward 1:17.23, 21. Eric Ferrer 1:17.31, time drop.

200-yard backstroke:
13-14, 1. Hashan Ekanayake, SOFLO 2:17, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Ethan McPeek 2:17.94; 15-18, 1. Joao Pedro Lenz Cesar, GRSC 2:12.

100-yard butterfly:
7-10, 1. Andres De Angulo, MS 1:16.60; SOFLO: 2. Ryan Harries 1:16.89, time drop, 5. Reed Woodward 1:26.10, time drop.

50-yard breaststroke:
7-10, 1. Andres De Angulo, MS 40.08; SOFLO: 2. Oleksii Viazmetinov 41.59, time drop, 15. Dylan McVeigh 46.82, 16. Martin Petkov 47.12, time drop, 18. Reed Woodward 48.03;

50-yard backstroke:
7-10, 1. Diego Vera, Unattached 37.39; SOFLO: 9. Eric Ferrer 40.85, time drop;

200-yard individual medley:
7-10, 1. Andres De Angulo, MS 2:46.44; SOFLO: 5. Martin Petkov 3:04, time drop, 8. Dylan McVeigh 3:17.89;

1,650-yard freestyle:
11-12, 1. Axel Torres-Torres, GSC 21:30; 13-14, 1. Gabriel Tortola, Azura 17:48; SOFLO: 3. Nicholas Pelaez 18:19.72, time drop; 15-18, 1. Riley Garcia, Hurricane Aquatics 19:04.49.

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

Baldwin, Pando, Hernandez Top SOFLO Performers At SOFLO & TYR Back To School Meet


By Sharon Robb

PEMBROKE PINES, August 17, 2019–South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers got the chance to get in a little racing after summer break and turned in some good results at the SOFLO & TYR Back To School Developmental Meet Saturday at Academic Village Pool.

Jemma Baldwin swept all four events she entered and posted four lifetime-bests.

Baldwin, 8, won the 25-yard butterfly in 17.26 with a time drop of 0.59 seconds; 25-yard backstroke in 19.36 with a time drop of 0.88; 25-yard breaststroke in 22.28 with a time drop of 0.79 and 25-yard freestyle in 15.51 with a time drop of 0.76.

Leah Pando, 13, won three events and finished second in another. She won the 50-yard butterfly in 32.52 with a 2.26 time drop; 50-yard backstroke in 34.49; and 100-yard individual medley in 1:11.65. She was also second in the 50-yard breaststroke in 38.50 with a time drop of 0.22.

Adrian Hernandez, 13, also won three events. He won the 50-yard butterfly in 28.94 with a time drop of 1.90; 50-yard freestyle in 26.14 with a time of 0.72; and 100-yard individual medley in 1:04.84 with a time drop of 2.81. He was also second in the 50-yard backstroke in 31.04 with a time drop of 1.52.

Cherill Royalty, 8, had four second place finishes all with best times.

Isabella Perry, 10, finished second in the 50-yard butterfly in 33.63 with a nice time drop of 4.45 seconds. She was also a member of the winning 100-yard freestyle relay that won in 58.32.

Noah Mejias, 8, had three second place finishes all with best times including a 7.28 seconds in the 25-yard breaststroke.

SOFLO had 64 swimmers (38 boys, 26 girls) in 242 individual events and three relays in the meet.

The meet was for those 14-and-under swimmers who do not have a “B” time in their selected events yet.

SATURDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

25-yard butterfly:
6-and-under: 1. Abigail Rhett, MWA 28.02; 7-8, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 17.26, time drop 0.59; SOFLO: 2. Cherill Royalty 18.19, time drop 1.79, 4. Danielle Brancati 24.99, 5. Christie Ann Lumsden 26.33.

50-yard butterfly:
9-14, 1. Leah Pando, SOFLO 32.52, time drop 2.26; TOP FIVE SOFLO: 2. Isabella Perry 33.63, time drop 4.45, 3. Dahlia Hirsh 35.08, time drop 0.20, 4. Genesis Escobar 35.37, 5. Francesca Perry 36.03, time drop 1.56.

25-yard backstroke:
6-and-under, 1. Abigial Rhett, MWA 28.72; 7-8, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 19.36, time drop 0.88; SOFLO: 2. Cherill Royalty 21.47, time drop 0.55, 3. Hayeon Song 21.66. time drop 5.67, 4. Danielle Brancati 21.99.

50-yard backstroke:
9-14, 1. Leah Pando, SOFLO 34.49; SOFLO: 2. Ahana Thakur 36.38, time drop 1.41, 3. Pilar Duranti 36.61, time drop 2.65, 4. Isabella Perry 36.92, time drop 1.41, 5. Alexandra Strong 37.32, time drop 2.14.

25-yard breaststroke:
6-and-under, 1. Abigail Rhett, MWA 34.24; 7-8, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 22.28, time drop 0.79; SOFLO: 2. Cherill Royalty 24.28, time drop 1.85, 3. Hayeon Song 24.81, time drop 10.25, 4. Danielle Brancasti 28.13, 5. Christie Ann Lumsden 28.38.

50-yard breaststroke:
9-14, 1. Dahlia Hirsh, SOFLO 36.84; SOFLO: 2. Leah Pando 38.50, time drop 0.22, 3. Genesis Escobar 42.12, 4. Jordyn Henry 42.32, 5. Alessandra Gendarmi 43.17, time drop 1.25.

25-yard freestyle:
6-and-under, 1. Abigail Rhett, MWA 24.80; 7-8, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 15.51, time drop 0.76; SOFLO: 2. Cherill Royalty 16.35, time drop 0.84, 3. Hayeon Song 18.76, time drop 3.45, 4. Danielle Brancati 19.75.

50-yard freestyle:
9-14, 1. Dahlia Hirsh, SOFLO 30.09, time drop 1.39; SOFLO: 2. Genesis Escobar 30.13, 3. Pilar Duranti 30.62, time drop 1.95, 4. Isabella Perry 30.95, time drop 1.53, 5. Sarah Bedoya 31.11, time drop 2.13.

100-yard individual medley:
9-14, 1. Leah Pando, SOFLO 1:11.65; SOFLO: 2. Dahlia Hirsh 1:14.53, time drop 4.79, 3. Genesis Escobar 1:20.09, 4. Isabella Perry 1:21.35, time drop 4.65, 5. Alexandra Strong 1:21.78, time drop 13.90.

100-yard freestyle relay:
8-and-under, 1. Midtown Weston 1:37.44; 9-14, 1. SOFLO B 58.32, 2. SOFLO A 59.60, 3. SOFLO C 1:01.30.

BOYS

25-yard butterfly:
6-and-under, 1. Leonardo Zuluage, MWA 31.73; 7-8, 1. Santiago Guio, MWA 17:29; TOP FIVE SOFLO: 2. Noah Mejias 17.52, time drop 2.77, 6. Daniel Chaussky 21.14, time drop 1.59, 7. Eric Ferrer 21.49, time drop 0.51, 8. Julian Sibug 23.85, time drop 0.35.

50-yard butterfly:
9-14, 1. Adrian Hernandez, SOFLO 28.94, time drop 1.90; SOFLO: 2. Luca Hincapie 29.41, 3. Austin Nelson 31.20, time drop 2.35, 4. Will Cunningham 31.23, 5. Hashan Ekanayake 31.25, time drop 0.62, 6. Benjamin Kim 32.95, time drop 1.76.

25-yard backstroke:
6-and-under, 1. Leonardo Zuluaga, MWA 30.65; 7-8, 1. Santiago Guio, MWA 18.80; SOFLO: 2. Noah Mejias 20.32, time drop 3.59, 3. Daniel Chaussky 20.98, time drop 2.38, 7. Eric Ferrer 23.36, time drop 1.85.

50-yard backstroke:
9-14, 1. Austin Nelson, SOFLO 30.59; SOFLO: 2. Adrian Hernandez 31.04, time drop 1.52, 3. Hashan Ekanayake 31.96, time drop 0.06, 4. Marvan Ekanayake 33.47, 5. Benjamin Kim 33.90, time drop 1.60.

25-yard breaststroke:
6-and-under, 1. Leonardo Zuluage, MWA 28.87; 7-8, 1. Jayden Park, MWA 21.16; SOFLO: 2. Noah Mejias 21.85, time drop 7.28, 8. Eric Ferrer 26.35, 9. Daniel Chaussky 26.53, 11. Julian Sibug 27.42, 12. Luis Escobar 27.62, time drop 1.57.

50-yard breaststroke:
9-14, 1. Will Cunningham, SOFLO 35.22, time drop 4.58; SOFLO: 2. Abraham Penaloza 38.16, 3. Benjamin Kim 38.65, 4. Felipe Rodriguez 39.45, time drop 1.83, 5. Bruno Martins 42.49, time drop 5.33, 6. Connor Jimenez 42.65.

25-yard freestyle:
6-and-under, 1. Leonardo Zuluaga, MWA 26.06; 7-8, 1. Santiago Guio, MWA 15.80; SOFLO: 4. Noah Mejias 17.60, time drop 1.81, 5. Daniel Chaussky 17.93, time drop 1.33, 7. Eric Ferrer 18.78, time drop 0.59.

50-yard freestyle:
9-14, 1. Adrian Hernandez, SOFLO 26.14, time drop 0.72; SOFLO: 2. Marvan Ekanayake 27.43, time drop 1.29, 3. Austin Nelson 27.55, time drop 0.75, 4. Will Cunningham 27.94, time drop 0.25, 5. Luca Hincapie 28.01, time drop 0.09.

100-yard individual medley:
9-14, 1. Adrian Hernandez, SOFLO 1:04.84, time drop 2.81; SOFLO: 2. Austin Nelson 1:09.41, time drop 8.30, 3. Luca Hincapie 1:09.60, 4. Hashan Ekanayake 1:09.80, time drop 5.34, 5. Will Cunningham 1:11.56, time drop 2.51.

100-yard freestyle relay:
8-and-under, 1. Midtown Weston 1:09.34, 2. SOFLO A 1:13.95, 3. Midtown Weston 1:14.21; 9-14, 1. SOFLO C 55.16, 2. SOFLO B 57.02, 3. SOFLO A 59.51, 3. SOFLO D 1:03.71.

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

Baldwin, Mazza Lead SOFLO 10-and-Unders At FGC Open Invite


By Sharon Robb

NORTH MIAMI, September 24, 2018—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers dominated the 10-and-under races Saturday at the Florida Gold Coast Open Invite NMST at Miami-Dade North Aquatic Center.

Jemma Baldwin, 8, and Stefano Mazzi, 10, led SOFLO swimmers during the second session of the one-day meet.

Baldwin won the 25-yard butterfly in 19.71 and 25-yard breaststroke in 24.40. She was second in 25-yard backstroke in 20.87 and second in the 25-yard freestyle in 16.81.

Mazzi won the 100-yard backstroke in a best time 1:19.15 and 200-yard individual medley in 2:51.83. He was second in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:30.99, second in the 50-yard butterfly in 35.33 and second in the 50-yard breaststroke in a best time 41.87.

Sarah Vasquez, 10, won the 100-yard individual medley in a best time 1:18.53 and was second in the 50-yard breaststroke in 42.91, also a best time. She was third in the 200-yard freestyle in best time 2:24.23.

Martin Petkov, 9, won the 50-yard freestyle in a best time 26.21 and was third in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:56.03.

Among other top three SOFLO finishers:

Caterina Fogli, 10, second, 50-yard backstroke, 36.73, time drop; second, 100-yard backstroke, 1:18.21, time drop.

Isabella Perry, 9, second, 50-yard butterfly, 39.78, time drop; third, 50-yard backstroke, 41.15, time drop.

Joseph-Blake Natino, 9, second, 100-yard individual medley, 1:22.85, time drop.

Preston Christensen, 8, third, 25-yard backstroke, 21.08, time drop.

Juan Vallmitjana, 9, third, 100-yard individual medley, 1:23.86, time drop.

Mason Jimenez, 10, third, 50-yard breaststroke, 43.55, time drop.

SOFLO boys swept the top three places and four of the top five spots in the 10-and-under 50-yard breaststroke with three time drops including winner Joseph-Blake Natino in a best time 40.91, dropping 2.55 off his previous best.

Eighty percent of the SOFLO swimmers swam at least one best time.

GIRLS

200-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzano, EA 2:12.37; SOFLO TOP 10: 3. Sarah Vasquez 2:24.23, time drop, 8. Pilar Duranti 2:42.96.

50-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Erika Duardo, BM 33.84; SOFLO TOP 10: 2. Caterina Fogli 36.73, time drop 3. Isabella Perry 41.15, time drop, 5. Sophia Avila 41.82, 6. Caitlyn Nguyen 41.89, time drop, 9. Alexandra Strong 45.36.

25-yard backstroke:
6-and-under, 1. Anastasia Morales, EA 31.90; 7-8, 1. Lua Suzal, Unattached 20.67; SOFLO TOP 10: 2. Jemma Baldwin 20.87.

25-yard butterfly:
8-and-under, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 19.71.

25-yard breaststroke:
6-and-under, 1. Anastasia Morales, EA 42.57; 7-8, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 24.40.

50-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Erika Duardo, BM 29.00; SOFLO: 5. Sarah Vasquez 32.26, 7. Isabella Perry 33.06, time drop, 8. Sophia Avila 34.13, time drop, 9. Pilar Duranti 34.41, time drop.

25-yard freestyle:
6-and-under, 1. Anastasia Motrales, EA 28.82; 7-8, 1. Lua Suzal, Unattached 16.66; SOFLO: 2. Jemma Baldwin 16.81.

100-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzano, EA 1:12.72; SOFLO: 2. Caterina Fogli 1:18.21, time drop, 5. Caitlin Nguyen 1:33.35, time drop.

50-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Genesis Escobar, Unattached 39.57; SOFLO: 2. Isabella Perry 39.78, time drop, 4. Pilar Duranti 42.04, time drop, 8. Sophia Avila 47.48, time drop.

100-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzano, EA 1:02.83; SOFLO: 5. Caterina Fogli 1:13.29, time drop, 7. Pilar Duranti 1:14.99, time drop, 8. Isabella Perry 1:15.33, 9. Alessandra Gendarmi 1:19.40, time drop.

50-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Sophia Kingston, MS 42.55; SOFLO: 2. Sarah Vasquez 42.91, time drop, 7. Isabella Perry 46.29, time drop, 8. Alessandra Gendarmi, SOFLO 47.66, time drop, 9. Caitlyn Nguyen 48.17, time drop.

100-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Gioia Balzano, EA 1:09.94; SOFLO: 4. Caterina Fogli 1:31.45.

100-yard individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Sarah Vasquez, SOFLO 1:18.53, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Pilar Durant 1:30.61, time drop, 6. Caitlyn Nguyen 1:34.98, time drop, 7. Jemma Baldwin 1:35.17, time drop, 8. Alexandra Strong 1:35.68, time drop.

100-yard breaststroke:
1. Sophia Kingston, MS 1:33.42; SOFLO: 6. Gabriela Marin 1:52.58, time drop.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Gioia Balzano, EA 2:35.18.

BOYS

200-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Christian Valdes, BM 2:29.25; SOFLO: 2. Stefano Mazzi 2:30.99, 4. Juan Vallmitjana 2:33.04, 5. Mason Jimenez 2:34.30, 7. Joseph-Blake Natino 2:37.04, 9. Alex Viazmetinov 2:45.94.

50-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Santana De La Cruz, NM 37.70; SOFLO: 4. Mason Jimenez 39.25, time drop, 8. Joseph-Blake Natino 41.01.

25-yard backstroke:
6-and-under, 1. Andrei Saper, EA 28.42; 7-8, 1. Rainier Leyva Riestra, BM 20.66; SOFLO: 3. Preston Christensen 21.08, time drop.

25-yard butterfly:
6-and-under, 1. Andrei Saper, EA 33.29; 7-8, 1. Matthew Adan, Unattached 20.51; SOFLO: 11. Julian Sibug 26.43, time drop, 13. Preston Christensen 27.03, time drop.

25-yard breaststroke:
6-and-under, 1. Andrei Saper, EA 30.58; 7-8, 1 Matthew Meneses, Unattached 23.85; SOFLO: 7. Julian Sibug 27.59, time drop, 8. Preston Christensen 28.03, time drop.

50-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Martin Petkov, SOFLO 26.21, time drop; SOFLO: 4. Juan Vallmitjana 32.74, time drop.

25-yard freestyle:
6-and-under, 1. Luis Escobar, Unattached 26.26; 7-8, 1. Matthew Adan, Unattached 17.15; SOFLO: 5. Preston Christensen 19.65, time drop, 10. Julian Sibug 23.31, time drop.

100-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Stefano Mazzi, SOFLO 1:19.15, time drop; SOFLO: 5. Alex Viazmetinov 1:29.46, 8. Mason Jimenez 1:31.23.

50-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Derek Monjarrez, BM 34.63; SOFLO: 2. Stefano Mazzi 35.33, 7. tie, Joseph-Blake Natino 36.34, time drop, Juan Vallmitjana 36.34, time drop.

100-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Christian Valdes, BM 1:10.03; SOFLO: 10. Alex Viazmetinov 1:17.76.

50-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Joseph-Blake Natino, SOFLO 40.91, time drop; SOFLO: 2. Stefano Mazzi 41.87, time drop, 3. Mason Jimenez 43.55, time drop, 5. Ryan Harries 45.36, 8. Juan Vallmitjana 47.11.

100-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Gabriel Navarro, NM 1:25.97.

100-yard individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Derek Monjarrez, BM 1:20.59; SOFLO: 2. Joseph-Blake Natino 1:22.85, time drop, 3. Juan Vallmitjana 1:23.86, time drop, 9. Alex Viazmetinov 1:31.53, 10. Ryan Harries 1:31.77.

100-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Luca Fernandez, EA 1:42.99; SOFLO: 3. Martin Petkov 1:56.03.

200-yard individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Stefano Mazzi, SOFLO 2:51.83.

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

SOFLO Swimmers Headed To FGC Open Invitational At Miami-Dade North


By Sharon Robb

NORTH MIAMI, September 21, 2018–South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers will get in some racing against several top teams Saturday in the Florida Gold Coast Open Invite NMST at Miami-Dade North College pool.

SOFLO is sending 50 swimmers (26 girls and 24 boys) entered in 230 indivdual events.

Among the large contingent are Kaitlyn Barrios, 12; Mariann Catalasan, 12; Javier Colmenares, 12; Luna Delgado, 12; Joseph-Blake Natino, 12; Judith-Alison Natino, 12; Carleigh Schleicher, 12; Natalia Sibug, 12; Juan Vallmitjana, 9; and Sarah Vasquez, 10.

SOFLO’s top-seeded swimmers are:

Jemma Baldwin, 8, 25-yard butterfly, 19.15; 25-yard backstroke, 20.69; 25-yard breaststroke, 23.65.

Stefano Mazzi, 10, 100-yard backstroke, 1:21.69; 50-yard butterfly, 36.35; 50-yard breaststroke 43.13.

Sarah Vasquez, 10, 100-yard individual medley, 1:18.91.

Ten teams are entered in the meet. In addition to North Miami Swim Team and SOFLO, the field includes Atlantis Swimming Club, Blue Marlins of Hialeah Gardens, Eagle Aquatics, Hammerhead Aquatics, Hurricane Aquatics, Metro Aquatic Club of Miami, Miami Country Day Aquatics, Miami Swimming and Southern Wahoos. Speed World Swimming is competing unattached.

The two-session meet has been capped and no further entries are being accepted.

IF YOU GO

What: FGC Open Invite North Miami Swim Team

When: Saturday, Session I, 8:30 a.m., Session II, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Miami-Dade College North Campus, 11380 NW 27th Ave., Miami

Of note: The meet is short course yards…North Miami Swim Team and City of Miami are co-hosting the event…Ten teams are entered including Blue Marlins of Hialeah Gardens, Hurricane Aquatics and Metro Aquatics…The results can be found on Meet Mobile…Admission is $4 per session. Heat sheets are free on the NMST website or Meet Mobile…For more information call 786-255-5301.

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