SOFLO White Bounces Back On Final Day Of Dual Meet, Sweeps All Three Team Titles


By Sharon Robb
PEMBROKE PINES, April 23, 2022–After SOFLO Blue took an early lead in the combined and boys team standings Friday night, SOFLO White bounced back to win combined, boys and girls team titles at the Intrasquad Dual Meet Saturday at Academic Village Pool.

Led by the performances of the 12-and-unders in Saturday’s highly-charged action, SOFLO White won the combined, 1,355-1,320; boys, 598-591; and girls, 609-581 and earned bragging rights.

After Friday night’s 13-and-over action, SOFLO Blue led combined, 723-719, and boys team standings, 372-277. SOFLO White led the girls, 370-275.

Nearly 180 swimmers (100 boys and 74 girls) competed in 650 events including relays in a spirited atmosphere.

Christie Ann Lumsden, 10, led the 10-and-under girls winning four events with four best times. She won the 200 IM in 3:01.63, dropping 7.73; 50 freestyle in 33.18, dropping 1.09; 100-meter freestyle in 1:11.91, dropping 2.91; and 100-meter breaststroke in 1:32.49, dropping 1.48.

Laila Harran, 12, led the 11-12 girls winning three individual events and finishing second in another. She won the 200-meter freestyle in 2:30.25, 50-meter freestyle in 30.93, 100-meter freestyle in 1:08.17 and was second in the 100-meter backstroke in 1:18.17.

Kenneth Solis, 10, and Toma Petkov, 10, led the 10-and-under boys.

Solis won four events. They were the 200-meter freestyle in 2:42.01, 50-meter freestyle in 35.09, 100-meter freestyle in 1:17.96 and 100-meter backstroke in 1:35.32.

Petkov won three events and placed second in another. He won the 200 IM in 3:04.39; 400 freestyle in 5:50.67; and 100-meter breaststroke in 1:41.74, dropping 19.44. He was also second in the 50-meter freestyle in 37.36, dropping 5.57.

Ryan Harries, 12, led the 11-12 boys. He won four events, all with best times. He won the 200-meter freestyle in 2:25.44, dropping 2.29; 50-meter freestyle in 30.67, dropping 0.81; 400-meter freestyle in 5:04.74, dropping 2.36; and 100-meter breaststroke in 1:26.63, dropping 1.55.

Noah Mejias, 11, won the 200 IM in 2:46.40, dropping 5.97 and 100-meter butterfly in 1:14.69. He was also second in the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:33.94 and third in the 100-meter backstroke in 1:24.26.

SATURDAY 12&Under RESULTS
GIRLS

1500-meter freestyle:
11-12, 1. Jemma Baldwin, White 20:05.24, 2. Rose Seniuk, White 21:04.59, 3. Sofia Rodriguez, Blue 21:22.52.

Mixed 4×50-meter medley relay: 1. SOFLO White 2:24.45 (Sofia Gomez, Ryan Harries, Noah Mejias, Rose Seniuk), 2. SOFLO Blue A 2:27.24, 3. SOFLO White D 2:36.56.

200-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Joanna Valdiviezo, White 2:58.72, time drop 19.69, 2. Valentina Remmele, Blue 3:02.90, 3. Devy Otero, Blue 3:20.49.
11-12, 1. Laila Harran, Blue 2:30.25, 2. Sofia Gomez, White 2:30.98, time drop 1.76, 3. Ellie Jackson, White 2:33.84.

200-meter individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Christie Ann Lumsden, Blue 3:01.63, 2. Valentina Remmele, Blue 3:33.54, 3. Savanna Alonso, White 4:14.69.
11-12, 1. Mackenzie McPherson, Blue 2:47.99, time drop 4.73, 2. Jemma Baldwin, White 2:51.53, time drop 2.81, 3. Saree Young, Blue 2:52.96, time drop 12.82.

50-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Christie Ann Lumsden, Blue 33.18, time drop 1.09, 2. Joanna Valdiviezo, White, 37.98, time drop 5.11, 3. Devy Otero, Blue 38.48.
11-12, 1. Laila Harran, Blue 30.93, 2. Mackenzie McPherson, Blue 32.03, 3. Saree Young, Blue 33.39, time drop 1.07.

100-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Varvara Dmitrova, Blue 1:48.44.
11-12, 1. Jianna Amores, Blue 1:16.18, 2. Mackenzie McPherson, Blue 1:16.79, time drop 4.04, 3. Jemma Baldwin, White 1:18.93, time drop 5.53.

100-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Christie Ann Lumsden, Blue 1:11.91, time drop 2.91, 2. Valentina Remmele, Blue 1:26.11, 3. Devy Otero, Blue 1:29.35.
11-12, 1. Laila Harran, Blue 1:08.17, 2. Jemma Baldwin, White 1:10.81, time drop 1.82, 3. Ellie Jackson, White 1:11.49.

400-meter freestyle:
11-12, 1. Sofia Gomez, White 5:09.25, time drop 4.09, 2. Mackenzie McPherson, Blue 5:11.12, 3. Rose Seniuk, White 5:23.60.

100-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Joanna Valdiviezo, White 1:33.37, time drop 6.12, 2. Stephanie Dmitrova, White 1:42.78, 3. Varvara Dmitrova, Blue 1:43.96, time drop 1.01.
11-12, 1. Saree Young, Blue 1:17.20, time drop 4.64, 2. Laila Harran, Blue 1:18.17, 3. Sofia Gomez, White 1:21.69.

100-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Christie Ann Lumsden, Blue 1:32.49, time drop 1.48, 2. Amber Connor, Blue 1:51.69, 3. Valentina Remmele, Blue 1:53.57.
11-12, 1. Gianna Martin, White 1:32.97, time drop 0.37, 2. Sofia Gomez, White 1:37.60, 3. Sophie Szutkowski, Blue 1:40.19.

Mixed 4×50-meter freestyle relay: 1. SOFLO Blue A 2:09.12 (Lance Bergeron-Menard, Eric Ferrer, Sofia Rodriguez, Laila Harran), 2. SOFLO White A 2:13.54, 3. SOFLO White B 2:13.87.

BOYS
1500-meter freestyle:
11-12: 1. Atharv Agashe, White 22:00.52.

200-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Kenneth Solis, Blue 2:42.01, 2. Zachary Snigur, White 2:49.86, 3. Reynaldo Manzanarez, Blue 2:59.89.
11-12, 1. Ryan Harries, White 2:25.44, time drop 2.29, 2. Eric Ferrer, Blue 2:27.23, time drop 6.87, 3. Guillermo Mantilla, White 2:29.96, time drop 11.08.

200-meter individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Toma Petkov, White 3:04.39, 2. Ethan Phan, White 3:14.37, 3. Zachary Sniur, White 3:26.41.
11-12, 1. Noah Mejias, White 2:46.40, time drop 5.97, 2. David Valdiviezo, Blue 2:49.50, time drop 7.41, 3. Eric Ferrer, Blue 2:56.19, time drop 12.26.

50-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Kenneth Solis, Blue 35.09, 2. Toma Petkov, White 37.36, time drop 5.57, 3. Niccolo Miccolis, White 38.21.
11-12, 1. Ryan Harries, White 30.67, time drop 0.81, 2. Guillermo Mantilla, White 31.12, time drop 2.10, 3. Lance Bergeron-Menard, Blue 32.57, time drop 1.02.

100-meter butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Ethan Phan, White 1:26.72, 2. Leonardo Zuluaga, Blue 1:47.95.
11-12, 1. Noah Mejias, White 1:14.69, 2. David Valdiviezo, Blue 1:18.60, time drop 4.35, 3. Matthew Ortiz, White 1:38.34.

100-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Kenneth Solis, Blue 1:17.96, 2. Zachary Snigur, White 1:18.96, 3. Ethan Phan, White 1:20.74.
11-12, 1. Guillermo Mantilla, White 1:08.44, time drop 6.45, 2. Rainier Leyva Riestra, Blue 1:08.71, time drop 7.07, 3. Eric Ferrer, Blue 1:09.52, time drop 2.77.

400-meter freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Toma Petkov, White 5:50.67.
11-12, 1. Ryan Harries, White 5:04.74, time drop 2.36, 2. Eric Ferrer, Blue 5:10.45, time drop 18.23, 3. Atharv Agashe, White 5:44.69, time drop 5.67.

100-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Kenneth Solis, Blue 1:35.32, 2. Gabriel Ferrer, Blue 1:41.57, 3. Michael Barber, White 1:44.08.
11-12, 1. David Valdiviezo, Blue 1:20.21, time drop 10.81, 2. Guillermo Mantilla, White 1:23.62, time drop 6.61, 3. Noah Mejias, White 1:24.26.

100-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Toma Petkov, White 1:41.74, time drop 19.44, 2. Zachary Snigur, White 1:43.72, 3. Ethan Phan, White 1:45.61.
11-12, 1. Ryan Harries, White 1:26.63, time drop 1.55, 2. Noah Mejias, White 1:33.94, 3. David Valdiviezo, Blue 1:37.82.

Mixed 4×50-meter freestyle relay: 1. SOFLO Blue A 2:09.12 (Lance Bergeron-Menard, Eric Ferrer, Sofia Rodriguez, Laila Harran), 2. SOFLO White A 2:13.54, 3. SOFLO White B 2:13.87.

13&Over 1500 Complete Results
GIRLS

13-14, 1. Amelie Bicerne, Blue 19:21.36, 2. Sarah Vasquez, White 19:24.96, 3. Elise Dinehart, Blue 20:21.25.
15-and-over, 1. Natalie Gembicki, White 19:13.22, 2. Cali Harries, White 20:24.08.

BOYS
13-14, 1. Juan Vallmitjana, White 17:37.39, 2. Tristan Dons, Blue 20:12.05.

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

Victoria Colmenares, Toma Petkov Lead SOFLO At SOFLO 10&Under Spring Invitational


By Sharon Robb
PEMBROKE PINES, April 9, 2022–South Florida Aquatic Club’s young up-and-coming swimmers got in some good racing Saturday at the SOFLO 10&Under Spring Invitational at Academic Village Pool.

Toma Petkov, 10, led the boys with three wins, one third and one fourth place, all five events with career-best times.

Petkov won the 50-yard breaststroke in 40.68, dropping 1.77 seconds; 50-yard butterfly in 36.41, dropping 0.61 and 100-yard individual medley in 1:19.87, dropping 1.92.

Petkov was also third in the 100-yard freestyle in 1:10.67, dropping 0.17 and fourth in the 50-yard freestyle in 32.32, dropping 0.05.

In her meet debut, Victoria Colmenares, 8, led the girls with two wins, one second and one fourth place.

Colmenares won the 25-yard backstroke in 24.81 and 25-yard breaststroke in 27.59. She was also second in the 25-yard butterfly in 28.83 and fourth in the 25-yard freestyle in 24.52.

Other top SOFLO finishers were:

Valentina Remmele, 10, first in the 100-yard individual medley in a best time 1:24.55, dropping 3.64 seconds. She was top seed in the event. She was also second in the 100-yard freestyle in 1:13.92, dropping 5.28; second in the 50-yard breaststroke in 43.39; 50-yard butterfly in 37.39, dropping 1.60; and second in the 50-yard freestyle in 32.73, dropping 0.15.

Kenneth Solis, 10, won the 50-yard freestyle in 30.08, dropping 2.11 seconds. He was also second in the 50-yard butterfly in 36.49, dropping 0.26; third in the 50-yard backstroke in 37.96, dropping 1.65 and third in the 100-yard individual medley in 1:21.93, dropping 0.59.

Sarah Naranjo, 7, was second in the 25-yard backstroke in 25.84, dropping 8.96 and 25-yard freestyle in 22.96, dropping 2.52. She was also third in the 25-yard butterfly in 30.25, dropping 8.33.

Anna Guerrero, 8, was second in the 25-yard breaststroke in 29.03.

Amber Connor, 10, was third in the 100-yard freestyle in 1:20.19. She was also third in the 50-yard butterfly in 39.81, dropping 3.96.

Victoria Diaz, 10, in her meet debut, was third in the 100-yard individual medley in 1:29.88.

Luis Escobar, 9, was second in the 50-yard breaststroke in 40.68, dropping 6.54.

Leonardo Zuluaga, 9, tied for third in the 50-yard breaststroke in 40.95, dropping 4.94.

Gregory Miralles, 8, in his meet debut, was third in the 25-yard butterfly in 25.29.

SOFLO had 48 swimmers (26 girls and 22 boys) entered in 213 individual events and one relay.

In addition to SOFLO, four other teams competed. They are Cyclones Swim Team, Metro Aquatics, SwimFast and SwimRight Michael-Ann Russell JCC Swim Team.

SATURDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

100-yard freestyle: 1. Addison Scott, SF 1:06.33, 2. Valentina Remmele, SOFLO 1:13.92, time drop 5.28, 3. Amber Connor, SOFLO 1:20.19; SOFLO: 4. Devy Otero 1:22.86, 5. Sofia Martinez 1:25.84, time drop 15.06, 6. Finley Mercier 1:30.56, time drop 15.84, 7. Savanna Alonso 1:31.2, time drop 23.77, 8. Olivia Hyppolite 1:35.15.

50-yard backstroke: 1. Addison Scott, SF 35.05, 2. Nika Kavailoy, MJST 39.52,3. Luna Varela, MAC 41.64; SOFLO; 4. Amber Conner 41.67, 5. Victoria Diaz 41.71.

25-yard backstroke: 1. Victoria Colmenares, SOFLO 24.81, 2. Sarah Naranjo, SOFLO 25.84, time drop 8.96, 3. Sabrina Emmanuelli, MAC 26.42; SOFLO: 4. Anna Guerrero 26.48, time drop 1.85, 5. Maya Barrizonte 26.60, time drop 0.83.

50-yard breaststroke: 1. Addison Scott, SF 37.14, 2. Valentina Remmele, SOFLO 43.39, 3. Nika Kavailoy, MJST 45.90; SOFLO: 4. Amber Conner 46.05, time drop 0.64, 6. Devy Otero 47.13, time drop 2.36, 8. Sofia Martinez 48.14, time drop 3.43.

25-yard breaststroke: 1. Victoria Colmenares, SOFLO 27.59, 2. Anna Guerrero, SOFLO 29.03, 3. Story Wright, SF 35.56; SOFLO: 4. Sarah Naranjo 38.27, time drop 3.60.

50-yard butterfly: 1. Addison Scott, SF 34.17, 2. Valentina Remmele, SOFLO 37.39, time drop 1.60, 3. Amber Connor, SOFLO 39.81, time drop 3.96; SOFLO: 7. Victoria Diaz 42.44, 9. Devy Otero 44.22, time drop 1.90, 10. Ellie Phan 44.79, time drop 3.79.

25-yard butterfly: 1. Sabrina Emmanuelli, MAC 28.37, 2. Victoria Colmenares, SOFLO 28.83, 3. Sarah Naranjo, SOFLO 30.25, time drop 8.33; SOFLO: 4. Giselle Caffroni 33.83.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Addison Scott, SF 29.66, 2. Valentina Remmele, SOFLO 32.73, time drop 0.15, 3. Nika Kavailoy, MJST 33.45; SOFLO: 5. Devy Otero 35.49, time drop 0.50, 8. Stephanie Dmitrova 38.08, time drop 1.06, 9. Gabriela Ekht 38.39, time drop 0.98.

25-yard freestyle: 1. Sabrina Emmanuelli, MAC 20.03, 2. Sarah Naranjo, SOFLO 22.96, time drop 2.52, 3. Giselle Caffroni 24.26; SOFLO: 4. Victoria Colmenares 24.52, 5. Molly Barber 25.19.

100-yard individual medley: 1. Valentina Remmele, SOFLO 1:24.55, time drop 3.64, 2. Luna Varela, MAC 1:29.49, 3. Victoria Diaz, SOFLO 1:29.88; SOFLO: 4. Amber Connor 1:30.09, time drop 3.00, 5. Varvara Dmitrova 1:33.95, time drop 0.21, 6. Sofia Martinez 1:36.95, time drop 15.98, 7. Stephanie Dmitrova 1:37.52, 8. Ellie Phan 1:39.37, time drop 4.87.

Mixed 100-yard freestyle relay: 1. SOFLO B 1:07.69, 2. SwimRight MAR JCC 1:08.25, 3. SOFLO A 1:13.02.

BOYS
100-yard freestyle: 1. Kenneth Solis, USOFLO 1:06.03, time drop 2.59, 2. Guy Soto, CCPR 1:10.46, 3. Toma Petkov, SOFLO 1:10.67; SOFLO: 4. Ethan Phan 1:11.99, time drop 0.19, 5. Ale Suarez Cabrera 1:12.27, time drop 1.99, 6. Michael Barber 1:14.92, time drop 0.15.

50-yard backstroke: 1. Rafael Cancio Jorge, MAC 35.73, 2. Guy Soto, CCPR 37.16, 3. Kenneth Solis, USOFLO 37.96, time drop 1.65; SOFLO: 4. Jonathan Li 38.36, 5. Ethan Phan 40.16, time drop 0.50, 7. Michael Barber 42.15, time drop 1.21.

25-yard backstroke: 1. Dymytril Khruslov, MJST 20.44, 2. Sebastian Emmanuelli, MAC 20.78, 3. Zahar Diatlov, UMJST 20.83; SOFLO: 5. Santiago Zuluaga 22.15, 6. Andres Gomez 23.47, time drop 5.97, 8. Dylan Jung 25.46, time drop 0.41.

50-yard breaststroke: 1. Toma Petkov, SOFLO 40.68, time drop 1.77, 2. Luis Escobar, SOFLO 40.68, time drop 6.54, 3. tie, Rafael Cancio Jorge, MAC 40.95 and Leonardo Zuluaga, SOFLO 40.95, time drop 4.94; SOFLO: 5. Jonathan Li 44.62, 8. Ale Suarez Cabrera 45.35.

25-yard breaststroke: 1. Dymytril Khruslov, MJST 23.86, 2. Zahar Diatlov, UMJST 26.40, 3. Sebastian Emmanuelli, MAC 27.24; SOFLO: 6. Andres Gomez 31.16, time drop 5.25.

50-yard butterfly: 1. Toma Petkov, SOFLO 36.41, time drop 0.61, 2. Kenneth Solis, USOFLO 36.49, time drop 0.26, 3. Roy Alvarez, MAC 36.67; SOFLO: 4. Ale Suarez Cabrera 37.56, time drop 11.62, 8. Jonathan Li 41.28, 9. Leonardo Zuluago 42.56, time drop 0.68.

25-yard butterfly: 1. Dymytril Khruslov, MJST 20.16, 2. Sebastian Emmanuelli, MAC 23.10, 3. Gregory Miralles, SOFLO 25.29; SOFLO: 4. Santiago Zuluaga 25.34, time drop 1.16, 6. Dylan Jung 28.47, time drop 0.31, 10. Miles Griffin 37.28, 11. Mateo Naranjo 37.38.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Kenneth Solis, USOFLO 30.08, time drop 2.11, 2. Guy Soto, CCPR 30.28, 3. Rafael Cancio Jorge, MAC 31.36; SOFLO: 4. Toma Petkov 32.32, time drop 0.05, 5. Ethan Phan 32.64, time drop 0.48, 6. Ale Suarez Cabrera 32.84, time drop 0.45, 7. Luis Escobar 34.66, time drop 0.06, 9. Jonathan Li 34.79, 10. Michael Barber, 35.08, time drop 0.01.

25-yard freestyle: 1. Dymytril Khruslov, MJST 16.60, 2. Sebastian Emmanuelli, MAC 16.65, 3. Zachary Burg, MJST 18.26; SOFLO: 6. Andres Gomez 20.53, time drop 2.22., 8. Gregory Miralles 22.13, 9. Dylan Jung 22.95.

100-yard individual medley: 1. Toma Petkov, SOFLO 1:19.87, time drop 1.92, 2. Rafael Cancio Jorge, MAC 1:21.75, 3. Kenneth Solis, USOFLO 1:21.93, time drop 0.59; SOFLO: 4. Ale Suarez Cabrera 1:25.69, 6. Luis Escobar 1:31.39, time drop 5.56, 8. Michael Barber 1:33.40, 9. Sean Tee 1:36.94, time drop 12.68.

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