SOFLO Swimmers Dominate Day Two Of FGC Senior Championships, Continue To Lead Combined, Boys Team Standings


By Sharon Robb

PEMBROKE PINES, March 23, 2019—South Florida Aquatic Club continued to dominate the Florida Gold Coast Senior Championships Saturday on Day Two at Academic Village Pool.

Heading into the third and final day of competition, SOFLO leads the combined team standings with 2,132.5 points and have all but clinched the title. Azura Florida Aquatics is second with 1,591 and East Coast Aquatic Club is third with 1,382. Defending champion Metro Aquatics is ninth with 454.

SOFLO also leads the boys team standings with 1,120.5 points followed by Azura with 898 and Gulliver with 585.5.

East Coast Aquatic Club leads the girls team standings with 1,277 followed by SOFLO with 1,012 and Gulliver with 695 just ahead of Azura with 693.5.

SOFLO’s top finishers were Kathleen Golding, Mary Smutny, Olivia Dinehart and girls’ 800-yard freestyle relay.

Golding won the 400-yard individual medley in 4:20.83.

Smutny won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:47.73, was second in the 100-yard butterfly in 55.31 and third in the 50-yard backstroke in 26.28.

Dinehart won the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:18.93.

Smutny, Dinehart, Mallory Schleicher and Golding won the 800-yard freestyle in 7:28.67.

SOFLO boys 800-yard freestyle relay was second in 6:56.34 with Philopatier Ibrahim, Lance Lesage, Miguel Sierra and Rafael Rodriguez.

Other top three SOFLO finishers were:

Molly Golding, 200-yard breaststroke, second, 2:24.80.

Dominic Bono, 400-yard individual medley, second, 4:02.18.

Rafael Rodriguez, 400-yard individual medley, second, 3:58.75.

Philopatier Ibrahim, 400-yard individual medley, third, 4:07.88

Mallory Schleicher, 400-yard indvidual medley, third 4:26.04.

Lance Lesage, 200-yard freestyle, third, 1:43.21; third, 50-yard backstroke, 23.85.

Juan Pablo Pineda, 200-yard breaststroke, third, 2:09.42.

SOFLO has 59 swimmers competing in 350 individual events and 18 relays in 10 relay events over three days.

SOFLO is trying to make history by winning both seniors and JO titles in the same short course season for the sixth time in the team’s 19-year history.

Last weekend SOFLO won the FGC Junior Olympics for the ninth consecutive year and tenth overall.

SATURDAY RESULTS

COMBINED TEAM TOTALS: 1. South Florida Aquatic Club 2,132.5, 2. Azura Florida Aquatics 1,591.5, 3. East Coast Aquatic Club 1,382, 4. Gulliver 1,281, 5. St. Andrew’s 837.5, 6. Pine Crest Swimming 722, 7. TS Aquatics 543, 8. Swim Fort Lauderdale 512.5, 9. Metro Aquatics 454, 10. River City Aquatics 413.

MEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. South Florida Aquatic Club 1,120.5, 2. Azura 898, 3. Gulliver 585.5, 4. Pine Crest 438, 5. River City 355, 6. Metro Aquatics 339, 7. St. Andrew’s 336, 8. Swim Fort Lauderdale 280.5, 9. TS Aquatics 234, 10. City of Hialeah 198.

WOMEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. East Coast Aquatic Club 1,277, 2. SOFLO 1,012, 3. Gulliver 695.5, 4. Azura 693.5, 5. St. Andrew’s 501.5, 6. TS Aquatics 309, 7. Pine Crest 284, 8. Swim Fort Lauderdale 232, 9. City of Hialeah 167, 10. YMCA of South Florida 135.5.

GIRLS

400-yard individual medley:
15-16, 1. Anna Auld, ECAC 4:20.17, 2. Emily Trieschmann, SAS 4:25.77, 3. Mallory Schleicher, SOFLO 4:26.04; SOFLO: 8. Sara Quintero 4:40.99, 9. Molly Golding 4:43.81; Open, 1. Kathleen Golding, SOFLO 4:20.83, 2. Shauna Abair, ECAC 4:29.63, 4. Adrianna Barone, SAS 4:31.86; SOFLO: 4. Olivia Dinehart 4:34.90, 5. Sally Golding 4:40.73, 7. Elena Dinehart 4:44.00.

200-yard freestyle:
15-16, 1. Emily Trieschmann, SAS 1:50.98, 2. Anna Auld, ECAC 1:51.76, 3. Ella Martinez, ECAC 1:52.07; SOFLO: 4. Mallory Schleicher 1:52.55, 9. Paige Lane 1:57.31; Open, 1. Mary Smutny, SOFLO 1:47.73, 2. Allyson Ponson, Unattached 1:50.70, 3. Eriana Temperino, ECAC 1:51.47; SOFLO: 11. Olivia Dinehart 1:54.33.

50-yard backstroke:
15-16, 1. Megan Murphy, ECAC 25.70, 2. Claudia Acosta, HSC 27.55, 3. Simone Vale, PC 27.89; Open, 1. Celina Marquez, Azura 25.01, 2. Chade Nersicio, ECAC 25.90, 3. Mary Smutny, SOFLO 26.28; SOFLO: 11. Kathleen Golding 27.69.

200-yard breaststroke:
15-16, 1. Anna Auld, ECAC 2:17.81, 2. Molly Golding, SOFLO 2:24.80, 3. Patricia Perdomo, Azura 2:26.52; SOFLO: 6. Sara Quintero 2:28.83; Open, 1. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 2:18.93, 2. Chade Nersicio, ECAC 2:20.00, 3. Shauna Abair, ECAC 2:21.79; SOFLO: 4. Sally Golding 2:25.08, 11. Hailey Jerew 2:27.89.

100-yard butterfly:
15-16, 1. Corinne Davenport, SFTL 55.73, 2. Megan Murphy, ECAC 57.39, 3. Amanda Kopas, Azura 57.91; SOFLO: 7. Sarah Acevedo 59.58, 9. Sara Quintero 1:00.04, 11. Mallory Schleicher 59.73; Open, 1. Emily Cordovi, GRSC 55.12, 2. Mary Smutny, SOFLO 55.31, 3. Celina Marquez, Azura 55.44.

800-yard freestyle relay:
1. SOFLO A 7:28.67 (Mary Smutny, Olivia Dinehart, Mallory Schleicher, Kathleen Golding), 2. East Coast 7:33.12, 3. Azura 7:44.70.

BOYS

400-yard individual medley:
15-16, 1. Kyle Korvick, GRSC 4:01.70, 2. Dominic Bono, SOFLO 4:02.18, 3. Philopatier Ibrahim, SOFLO 4:07.88; SOFLO: 6. John Paul Handal 4:17.13, 7. Juan Colmenares 4:21.25, 10. Juan Pablo Pineda 4:22.74; Open, 1. Juan Zapata, Azura 3:57.78, 2. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 3:58.75, 3. Daniel Seabaugh, RCA 4:03.81; SOFLO: 5. Leonardo Mateus 4:10.49.

200-yard freestyle:
15-16, 1. Kyle Korvick, GRSC 1:39.42, 2. Reese Branzell, LLL 1:42.03, 3. Lance Lesage, SOFLO 1:43.21; SOFLO: 5. Philopatier Ibrahim 1:44.02; SOFLO: 10. Michael Arias 1:46.59, 11. Robert Wilson 1:43.83; Open, 1. Gabriel Araya, Unattached 1:37.89, 2. Daniel Seabaugh, RCA 1:40.18, 3. Runar Borgen, PAQ 1:41.14.

50-yard backstroke:
15-16, 1. Joshua Balbi, SAS 23.33, 2. Kyle Korvick, GRSC 23.71, 3. Lance Lesage, SOFLO 23.85; Open, 1. Steven Aimable, Azura 22.76, 2. Daniel Seabaugh, RCA 23.23, 3. Jacob Bening, RCA 23.63; SOFLO: 6. Rafael Rodriguez 24.41.

200-yard breaststroke:
15-16, 1. Joshua Hanks, PC 2:04.22, 2. Victor Valdes, HSC 2:09.17, 3. Juan Pablo Pineda, SOFLO 2:09.42; SOFLO: 4. Javier Roman 2:09.47, 9. John Paul Handal 2:18.05; Open, 1. Brandon Moran, Azura 2:05.93, 2. Kevin Degrijze, ECAC 2:08.19, 3. Andrew Rogatinski, PST 2:09.65; SOFLO: 9. Sebastian Lares 2:14.01.

100-yard butterfly:
15-16, 1. Joshua Balbi, SAS 50.28, 2. Miguel Sierra, SOFLO 51.23, 3. Joshua Hanks, PC 51.88; SOFLO: 7. Philopatier Ibrahim 53.02; Open, 1. Steven Aimable, Azura 48.66, 2. Runar Borgen, PAZ 48.69, 3. Gabriel Araya, Unattached 49.00; SOFLO: 7. Rafael Rodriguez 50.70.

800-yard freestyle relay:
1. Azura 6:51.36, 2. SOFLO A 6:56.34 (Philopatier Ibrahim, Lance Lesage, Miguel Sierra, Rafael Rodriguez), 3. River City 7:05.43.

IF YOU GO

What: Florida Gold Coast Senior Championships.

When: Sunday, prelims 8:30 a.m., finals 4 p.m.

Estimated Timelines: Sunday, prelims 8:30 a.m.-11:57 p.m., finals 4-7:08 p.m.

Where: Academic Village Swimming Pool, 17191 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines.

Of note: Admission is $5 per session. Heat sheets are free and will be available online at soflomeets.info/seniorchamps and on Meet Mobile. For information call the swim office, 954-538-3721.

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

SOFLO’s Atkinson Double Winner; SOFLO Third Among Teams On Day Two Of Speedo Champion Series Southern Zone South Sectionals


By Sharon Robb

PLANTATION, March 8, 2019—South Florida Aquatic Club men’s and women’s teams are third after Day Two of the of the Speedo Championship Series Southern Zone South Sectional Championships Friday at Plantation Aquatic Complex.

The women’s team is third with 393 points. Sarasota YMCA leads with 630 and East Coast Aquatic Club is second with 461 points.

The men’s team is also third with 355 points. Azura Florida Aquatics is first with 485 and Sarasota YMCA is second with 370.

Four-time Jamaican Olympian and world short course record holder Alia Atkinson, 30, won two events. Atkinson won her signature event 100-meter breaststroke in 1:08.79. She also won the 100-meter butterfly in 1:01.38 just ahead of Talia Bates of Gator Swim Club in 1:01.42. Atkinson has 64 points in high point.

Mary Smutny, 18, finished third in the 200-meter freestyle in 2:04.16. She was third fastest in morning prelims in 2:05.48. Smutny has 42 points in high point.

Rafael Rodriguez, 17, finished fourth in the 400-meter individual medley in 4:39.27. He was second fastest in morning prelims in 4:39.05. He has 65 points in high points.

Mallory Schleicher, 15, posted back-to-back best times in the 200-meter freestyle. Seeded 2:11.74, she went 2:10.64 in morning prelims and 2:07.69 in finals for a 4.05 time drop.

Schleicher also has back-to-back best times in the 400-meter individual medley. She went 5:06.74 in morning prelims and came back at night in 5:04.62. She was seeded in 5:07.59. Schleicher has 49 points in high points.

Robert Wilson, 16, swam back-to-back best times in the 200-meter freestyle. Seeded 2:01.18, he went 2:00.61 in prelims and 2:00.22 in finals for an 0.96 time drop. He has four points in high point.

Lance Lesage, 16, broke 2 minutes in the 200-meter freestyle and had back-to-back best times. Seeded 2:02.67, he lowered it first in morning prelims in 2:01.18 and broke 2 minutes in finals in 1:59.78 for a total time drop of 2.89. Lesage has 20 points in high point.

Juan Pablo Pineda, 16, had back-to-back best times in the 100-meter breaststroke. Seeded in 1:08.50, he lowered it in morning prelims in 1:08.50 and bettered in finals in 1:07.92 for an 0.77 time drop. He has 15 points in high point.

Javier Roman, 15, has back-to-back best times in the 400-meter individual medley. Seeded 4:56.25, he went 4:54.75 in morning prelims and bettered it in 4:52.33 for a 3.92 time drop. He has four points in high point.

SOFLO has 35 qualified swimmers compete in 155 individual events and 12 relay events race in the long course meet.

A large field is competing over four days in one of four designated USA Swimming zones. The others are Eastern, Central and Western Zone Sectionals. The meet attracts some of the top swimming talent from across the United States and internationally.

Among Florida Gold Coast teams entered are Azura Florida Aquatic, East Coast Aquatic Club, Boca Raton Swim Team, North Palm Beach, Martin County, Coral Springs Swim Club, Sunrise, TS Aquatics, and host Plantation Swim Team. Bolles, Sarasota and Pensacola are top Florida teams.

The four-day meet continues Saturday with prelims at 9 a.m. and finals at 5 p.m.

FRIDAY RESULTS

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS: 1. Sarasota YMCA 630, 2. East Coast Aquatic Club 461.5, 3. South Florida Aquatic Club 393, 4. Barrington Swim Club 334.5, 5. Azura Florida Aquatics 285.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS: 1. Azura Florida Aquatics 485, 2. Sarasota YMCA 370, 3. South Florida Aquatic Club 355, 4. Metro Aquatics 272, 5. Colorado Stars 269.

GIRLS

200-meter freestyle:
1. Emma Weyant, SYS 2:01.97, 2. Nikki Miller, Unattached 2:03.38, 3. Mary Smutny, SOFLO 2:04.16; SOFLO: 25. Mallory Schleicher 2:07.69, time drop.

100-meter breaststroke:
1. Alia Atkinson, SOFLO 1:08.79, 2. Shayna Fetes, SAS 1:13.99, 3. Micaela Sierra, CSSC 1:15.60; SOFLO: 12. Molly Golding 1:16.85.

50-meter backstroke:
1. Caitlin Brooks, GSC 28.92, 2. Celina Marquez, Azura 30.16, 3. Megan Murphy, ECAC 30.22.

100-meter butterfly:
1. Alia Atkinson, SOFLO 1:01.38, 2. Talia Bates, GSC 1:01.42, 3. Abigail Gibbons, BD 1:01.47; SOFLO: 12. Mary Smutny 1:05.12.

400-meter individual medley:
1. Sumner Chmielweski, SYS 4:55.06, 2. Michaela Mattes, SYS 4:56.36, 3. Michelle Morgan, PS 4:56.69; SOFLO: 5. Mallory Schleicher 5:04.62, time drop, 6. Kathleen Golding 5:06.96.

800-meter freestyle relay:
1. Sarasota YMCA A 8:27.30, 2. East Coast Aquatic Club 8:36.35, 3. Sarasota YMCA B 8:40.73, 5. SOFLO A 8:42.62 (Mary Smutny, Mallory Schleicher, Olivia Dinehart, Kathleen Golding), 14. SOFLO B 9:05.32 (Sarah Acevedo, Sara Quintero, Elena Dinehart, Molly Golding).

BOYS

200-meter freestyle:
1. Santiago Corredor, GSC 1:52.33, 2. Gabriel Araya, Unattached 1:53.62, 3. Julian Hill, GSC 1:53.79; SOFLO: 21. Robert Wilson 2:00.22, time drop, 25. Lance Lesage 1:59.78, time drop.

100-meter breaststroke:
1. Ryaan Hatoum, BERK 1:05.20, 2. Lukas Macek, Unattached 1:05.29, 3. Hector Rodriguez, BD 1:06.54; SOFLO: 12. Juan Pablo Pineda 1:07.92, time drop.

50-meter backstroke:
1. Steven Aimable, Unattached 27.16, 2. Payton Plumb, SUSA 27.50, 3. Matheo Mateos, Azura 27.58; SOFLO: 9. Lance Lesage 27.88, time drop.

100-meter butterfly:
1. Gabriel Araya, Unattached 55.63, 2. Kamarl Muhammad, Unattached 55.63, 3. Blake Wilton, STAR 55.82; SOFLO: 11. Rafael Rodriguez 57.71.

400-meter individual medley:
1. Alexander Gusev, SYS 4:30.94, 2. Joshua Zuchowski, FAST 4:39.01, 3. Matheo Mateos, Azura 4:39.13; SOFLO: 4. Rafael Rodriguez 4:39.27, 18. Leonardo Mateus 4:49.78, 20. Dominc Bono 4:50.46, 21. Javier Roman 4:52.33.

800-meter freestyle relay:
1. Azura 7:58.36 (Matheo Mateos, Franco Lupoli, Sidrell Williams, Juan Zapata), 2. Sarasota YMCA 7:59.40, 3. Metro Aquatics 8:01.45, 4. SOFLO A 8:02.50 (Rafael Rodriguez, Robert Wilson, Philopatier Ibrahim, Lance Lesage), 12. SOFLO B 8:19.80 (Nicolas Rossi, Michael Arias, Leonardo Mateus, Dominic Bono).

IF YOU GO

What: 2019 Speedo Championship Series Southern Zone South Sectional Championship

When: Saturday-Sunday

Schedule: Saturday-Sunday, prelims 9 a.m. and finals 5 p.m.

Where: Plantation Aquatic Complex, 9151 NW Second Street.

Of note: Admission is $5. For more information call 954-452-2526.

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

SOFLO Relays Highlight Day One Of Speedo Champion Series Southern Zone South Sectionals


By Sharon Robb

PLANTATION, March 7, 2019—South Florida Aquatic Club finished second in two relays on opening night of the Speedo Championship Series Southern Zone South Sectional Championship Thursday at Plantation Aquatic Complex.

In an exciting women’s relay, SOFLO finished second in the 200-meter medley relay in 2:00.36 with Kathleen Golding, Alia Atkinson, Mary Smutny and Gaby Banks. East Coast Aquatic Club, with Chade Nersicio swimming anchor, won in 1:59.87.

The mixed 200-meter medley relay of Lance Lesage, Marc Rojas, Alia Atkinson and Gaby Banks finished second in 1:54.51 behind Azura in 1:53.55.

Top individual finishers were Mallory Schleicher and Rafael Rodriguez.

Schleicher, 15, was sixth in the 1500-meter freestyle in a best time 17:18.67. She shaved 31.37 off her previous best of 17:50.04. She has 24 points in high point.

Rodriguez, 17, was seventh in the 800-meter freestyle in 8:40.19. He has 23 points in high point.

SOFLO has 35 qualified swimmers compete in 155 individual events and 12 relay events race in the long course meet.

A large field is competing over four days in one of four designated USA Swimming zones. The others are Eastern, Central and Western Zone Sectionals. The meet attracts some of the top swimming talent from across the United States and internationally.

Among Florida Gold Coast teams entered are Azura Florida Aquatic, East Coast Aquatic Club, Boca Raton Swim Team, North Palm Beach, Martin County, Coral Springs Swim Club, Sunrise, TS Aquatics, and host Plantation Swim Team. Bolles, Sarasota and Pensacola are top Florida teams.

The four-day meet continues Friday with prelims at 9 a.m. and finals at 5 p.m.

THURSDAY RESULTS

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS: 1. East Coast Aquatic Club 239, 2. Sarasota YMCA Sharks 202, 3. Barrington Swim Club 196, 4. Azura 173, 5. South Florida Aquatic Club 147.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS: 1. Azura 216, 2. South Florida Aquatic Club 176, 3. Sarasota YMCA Sharks 168, 4. Colorado Stars 138, 5. Metro Aquatics 137.

GIRLS

1500-meter freestyle:
1. Michaela Mattes, SYS 17:04.51, 2. Christina Cianciolo, SYS 17:06.99, 3. Anna Auld, ECAC 17:07.23; SOFLO: 6. Mallory Schleicher 17:18.67, time drop, 18. Sarah Acevedo 18:11.16, time drop.

200-meter medley relay:
1. East Coast Aquatic Club 1:59.87 (Megan Murphy, Paige Maceachern, Madison Cummings, Chade Nersicio), 2. SOFLO A 2:00.36 (Kathleen Golding, Alia Atkinson, Mary Smutny, Gaby Banks), 3. Azura 2:00.58, 20. SOFLO B 2:09.33.

200-meter freestyle relay:
1. East Coast Aquatic Club 1:48.52 (Eriana Temperino, Madison Commings, Megan Murphy, Chade Nersicio), 2. Azura 1:50.21, 3. Spartan Aquatic Club 1:50.45, 5. SOFLO A 1:50.90, 28. SOFLO B 1:58.68.

Mixed 200-meter medley relay:
1. Azura 1:53.55 (Celina Marquez, Patricia Casella, Thiago Sickert, Sidrell Williams), 2. SOFLO A 1:54.51 (Lance Lesage, Marc Rojas, Alia Atkinson, Gaby Banks), 3. Azura 1:55.84, 8. SOFLO B 1:58.66

BOYS

800-meter freestyle:
1. Ryan Staunch, SWIM 8:27.48, 2. Adrian Aguilar, MAC 8:31.60, 3. Neal Wolfram, RACE 8:33.11; SOFLO: 7. Rafael Rodriguez 8:40.19, 17. Philopatier Ibrahim 8:53.09, time drop.

200-meter medley relay:
1. Colorado Stars 1:45.98 (Preston Harrison, Arnold Luk, Blake Wilton, Kent Olsen-Stavrakas), 2. Azura 1:47.00, 3. Spartan Aquatic Club 1:47.46, 5. SOFLO A 1:49.65, 17. SOFLO B 1:57.40.

200-meter freestyle relay:
1. Azura 1:35.84 (Sidrell Williams, Thiago Sickert, Matheo Mateos, Luciano Gonzalez), 2. Spartan Aquatic Club 1:37.79, 3. Berkeley 1:39.66, 4. SOFLO A 1:40.42, 15. SOFLO B 1:44.69.

Mixed 200-meter freestyle relay:
1. Azura A 1:41.64 (Luciano Gonzalez, Sidrell Williams, Solana Capalbo, Celina Marquez), 2. Colorado Stars 1:42.92, 3. Azura B 1:45.07, 13. SOFLO A 1:49.32.

IF YOU GO

What: 2019 Speedo Championship Series Southern Zone South Sectional Championship

When: Friday-Sunday

Schedule: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, prelims 9 a.m. and finals 5 p.m.

Where: Plantation Aquatic Complex, 9151 NW Second Street.

Of note: Admission is $5. For more information call 954-452-2526.

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

SOFLO Swimmers Shine On Day Two Of 28th FGC Speedo Winter Championships


By Sharon Robb

PLANTATION, December 14, 2018–South Florida Aquatic Club continued to flex its muscles on Day Two of the 28th annual Speedo Winter Championships Friday at Plantation Aquatic Complex.

Against a talented field of swimmers, SOFLO continues to lead all three team categories: combined (752), boys (382) and girls (370) team totals going into the third day of competition at the Florida Gold Coast meet. Pine Crest is second in all three categories.

Among SOFLO winners were:

Olivia Dinehart, 13, 200-yard breaststroke, 2:18.94, time drop. She leads 13-14 high point with 40 points.

Mary Smutny, 18, 200-yard individual medley, 2:04.30. She leads 17-and-over high point with 29 points.

Lance Lesage, 16, 50-yard backstroke, 24.54, time drop. He has 19 points in high point.

Sebastian Lares, 14, 200-yard individual medley, 1:58.98, time drop. He has 27 points in high point.

Diego Nazario-Vazquez, 12, 50-yard freestyle, 24.66, time drop. He has 29 points in high point.

Javier Colmenares, 12, is second in the 11-12 high point with 37 points.

Mallory Schleicher, 15, is second in the 15-16 high point with 35 points.

Dominic Bono, 15, is second in the 15-16 high point with 28 points.

A field of more than 1,000 swimmers and 53 teams are competing through Sunday in the biggest holiday meet in South Florida.

SOFLO has 107 swimmers (56 boys and 51 girls) of all ages in the four-day meet. The swimmers are competing in 636 individual events and 16 relay events with 55 relay teams.

Most Florida Gold Coast teams are represented including Azura Florida Aquatics, Blue Marlins, Boca Raton Swim Team, Club Seminole, City of Miami Parks, Pine Crest, Swim Fort Lauderdale, Heritage Aquatics, Jupiter Dragons, Miami Swimming, Wahoos of Wellington, Westminster Academy, TS Aquatics, East Coast Aquatic, YMCA of South Florida and Metro Aquatics.

In last year’s meet, Pine Crest (1,317), Azura (1,165) and St. Andrew’s (923) were the top three finishers in the combined team standings.

Azura won the men’s team title with 694 points followed by Jupiter with 451 and Pine Crest with 422. Pine Crest won the women’s team title with 895 followed by St. Andrew’s with 538 and North Palm Beach with 504.

FRIDAY RESULTS
COMBINED TEAM TOTALS
: 1. South Florida Aquatic Club 752, 2. Pine Crest 593, 3. St. Andrew’s 481, 4. East Coast Aquatic Club 374, 5. Jupier Dragons 363.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS: 1. SOFLO 382, 2. Pine Crest 279, 3. Jupiter Dragons 220, 4. St. Andrew’s 218, 5. Azura Florida Aquatics 180.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS: 1. SOFLO 370, 2. Pine Crest 314, 3. St. Andrew’s 263, 4. East Coast Aquatic Club 238, 5. TS Aquatics 187.

GIRLS

100-yard butterfly:
11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 58.42; 13-14, 1. Aspen Gersper, SAS 57.53; SOFLO: 5. Elena Dinehart 1:00.66, time drop, 8. Maddie Smutny 1:02.77, time drop; 15-16, 1. Heidi Smithwick, JUP 56.58; SOFLO: 7. Jacqueline Lugo 59.63; 17-and-over, 1. Eriana Temperino, ECAC 55.84.

200-yard breaststroke:
11-12, 1. Sara Lin, PC 2:24.28; SOFLO: 7. Natalia Sibug 2:40.63, time drop; 13-14, 1. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 2:18.94, time drop; SOFLO: 6. Victoria Torres 2:25.66, time drop, 7. Sally Golding 2:26.04, time drop, 9. Sabrina Osorio 2:34.03, time drop; 15-16, 1. Lucy Miller, SAS 2:25.16; 17-and-over, 1. Shauna Abair, ECAC 2:24.80.

50-yard backstroke:
11-12, 1. Julianne McCranie, Azura 28.72; SOFLO: 10. Anastasia Lutz 33.05; 13-14, 1. Aspen Gersper, SAS 26.61; 15-16, 1. Gabby Beltrano, SAS 27.05; 17-and-over, 1. Chade Nersicio, ECAC 25.64; SOFLO: 2. Mary Smutny 26.47.

200-yard individual medley:
11-12, 1. Erika Pelaez, EA 2:10.18; 13-14, 1. Julia Podkoscielny, PC 2:05.01; SOFLO: 9. Sally Golding 2:14.64, time drop; 15-16, 1. Emily Trieschmann, SAS 2:05.87; SOFLO: 4. Mallory Schleicher 2:09.61, 7. Sara Quintero 2:14.08, time drop 9. Jacqueline Lugo 2:18.12; 17-and-over, 1. Mary Smutny, SOFLO 2:04.30.

50-yard freestyle:
11-12, 1. Sara Lin, PC 25.30; 13-14, 1. Nicole Aguilar, WOW 24.47; SOFLO: 9. Victoria Torres 25.75, time drop; 15-16, 1. Heidi Smithwick, JUP 23.75, 2. Logan Watson-Brown, WA 24.12, 3. Lucy Miller, SAS 24.48; 17-and-over, 1. Chade Nersicio, ECAC 23.19; SOFLO: 2. Mary Smutny 23.74.

500-yard freestyle:
13-14, 1. Julia Podkoscielny, PC 4:59.42; SOFLO: 2. Olivia Dinehart 5:02.80, 7. Elena Dinehart 5:13.56, time drop, 10. Maddie Smutny 5:15.85, time drop; 15-16, 1. Mariangela Cincotti, Azura 5:00.20; SOFLO: 3. Mallory Schleicher 5:02.47, 4. Lucy Smutny 5:12.75, time drop, 6. Sara Quintero 5:13.52, time drop, 9. Sarah Acevedo 5;15.78, 10. Michelle Marinheiro 5:21.80; 17-and-over, 1. Rachel Contich, PC 5:02.56.

BOYS

100-yard butterfly:
11-12, 1. Kaii Winkler, EA 56.89; SOFLO: 2. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 57.94, time drop, 6. Javier Colmenares 1:02.52; 13-14, 1. Matthew Tarafa, HSC 53.07; SOFLO: 2. Sebastian Lares 53.38, time drop, 6. Brennan Binder 56.06, time drop, 7. Enrique Rodriguez 56.71, time drop; 15-16, 1. Caleb Petranchuk, JUP 51.57; SOFLO: 3. Miguel Sierra 51.89, 7. Robert Wilson 53.06, time drop; 17-and-over, 1. Steven Aimable, Unattached 49.21;.

200-yard breaststroke:
11-12, 1. Alessandro Pereira, Unattached 2:24.95; SOFLO: 2. Javier Colmenares 2:28.03, time drop; 13-14, 1. Chuli Martin, OSC 2:12.93; SOFLO: 2. Yannai Michael 2:17.59, 3. Juan Mora 2:18.38, time drop, 5. Alex Golding 2:22.22, time drop, 9. Logan Gonzalez 2:5.54; 15-16, 1. Kevin DeGrijze, ECAC 2:07.64; SOFLO: 2. Juan Pablo Pineda 2:09.13, time drop, 5. Javier Roman 2:11.75, time drop; 17-and-over, 1. Dylan Brisco, GSC 2:02.49.

50-yard backstroke:
11-12, 1. Landon Kyser, HAT 26.97; SOFLO: 2. Diego Nazario-Vazquez 28.91, time drop; 13-14, 1. Hudson Bishop, ECAC 25.45; SOFLO: 4. Sebastian Lares 26.04, 7. Juan Mora 27.06, 10. Logan Gonzalez 28.01; 15-16, 1. Lance Lesage, SOFLO 24.54, time drop; SOFLO: 10. Miguel Sierra 25.96, time drop; 17-and-over, 1. Steven Aimable, Unattached 23.07.

200-yard individual medley:
11-12, 1. Kaii Winkler, EA 2:07.73; SOFLO: 4. Javier Colmenares 2:18.12; 13-14, 1. Sebastian Lares, SOFLO 1:58.98, time drop; SOFLO: 6. Juan Mora 2:04.94, 7. Yannai Michael 2:06.15, 9. Brennan Binder 2:08.26; 15-16, 1. Kevin DeGrijze, ECAC 1:55.30; SOFLO: 4. Dominic Bono 1:58.39, time drop, 10. Juan Colmenares 2:01.76; 17-and-over. 1. Juan Zapata, Azura 1:55.00.

50-yard freestyle:
11-12, 1. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOFLO 24.66, time drop; 13-14, 1. Matthew Tarafa, HSC 22.19; 15-16, 1. Caleb Petranchuk, JUP 21.45; SOFLO: 8. Michael Arias 22.33, 10. Robert Wilson 22.85; 17-18, 1. Philippe Marcoux, SFTL 20.39.

500-yard freestyle:
13-14, 1. Vitor Ballan Sega, Unattached 4:40.39; SOFLO: 7. Enrique Rodriguez 4:58.20, time drop; 15-16, 1. Daniel Escobar, TSA 4:40.49; SOFLO: 3. Lance Lesage 4:45.40, 6. Robert Wilson 4:50.23, 7. Dominic Bono 4:50.60, 8. Nicolas Rossi 4:54.75, 10. Michael Arias 4:56.26; 17-and-over, 1. Diego Machado, TSA 4:37.72.

IF YOU GO

What: 28th annual Florida Gold Coast Speedo Winter Championships

When: Saturday-Sunday

Schedule: Saturday, prelims 8:30 a.m., finals 5 p.m.; Sunday, 8:30 a.m. prelims, 5 p.m. finals.

Where: Plantation Aquatic Complex, 9151 NW Second St., Plantation.

Admission: $5 per session. Heat sheets will not be sold at the meet. They are available for free online at http://www.swimpst.com and on Meet Mobile. Special all-session passes are also available. Parking will be free. For information call 954-452-2525.

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

SOFLO Leads After Day One Of 28th FGC Speedo Winter Championships


By Sharon Robb

PLANTATION, December 13, 2018–South Florida Aquatic Club took the early lead on Day One of the 28th annual Florida Gold Coast Speedo Winter Championships Thursday at Plantation Aquatic Complex.

SOFLO dominated the boys relays and girls distance events to lead combined (624), boys (296) and girls (328) team totals after opening night.

SOFLO boys won the 11-12 (Jonathan Lozano, Javier Colmenares, Diego Nazario-Vazquez, Kevin Moya) in 1:58.41 and 13-14 (Sebastian Lares, Yannai Michael, Juan Mora, Brennan Binder) in 1:42.34 200-yard medley relay titles and 11-12 200-yard freestyle relay (Kevin Moya, Javier Colmenares, Will Cunningham, Diego Nazario-Vazquez) in 1:45.86.

SOFLO girls took two third places in the 13-14 and open 200-yard medley relays and second place in the open 200-yard freestyle relay.

Olivia Dinehart won the 13-14 title in the 1,650-yard freestyle in a best time 16:58.95 and Mallory Schleicher won the open with a convincing best time of 17:11.98.

In the boys’ 1,650-yard freestyle, Dominic Bono was second among the 15-and-over swimmers with a best time 16:12.05. Javier Colmenares was third among the 11-12 swimmers in 18:10.37, also a best time.

A field of more than 1,000 swimmers and 53 teams including South Florida Aquatic Club are competing through Sunday in the biggest holiday meet in South Florida.

SOFLO has 107 swimmers (56 boys and 51 girls) of all ages to the four-day meet. The swimmers are competing in 636 individual events and 16 relay events with 55 relay teams.

Most Florida Gold Coast teams are represented including Azura Florida Aquatics, Blue Marlins, Boca Raton Swim Team, Club Seminole, City of Miami Parks, Pine Crest, Swim Fort Lauderdale, Heritage Aquatics, Jupiter Dragons, Miami Swimming, Wahoos of Wellington, Westminster Academy, TS Aquatics, East Coast Aquatic, YMCA of South Florida and Metro Aquatics.

In last year’s meet, Pine Crest (1,317), Azura (1,165) and St. Andrew’s (923) were the top three finishers in the combined team standings.

Azura won the men’s team title with 694 points followed by Jupiter with 451 and Pine Crest with 422. Pine Crest won the women’s team title with 895 followed by St. Andrew’s with 538 and North Palm Beach with 504.

THURSDAY RESULTS

COMBINED TEAM TOTALS: 1. South Florida Aquatic Club 624, 2. Pine Crest 467, 3. St. Andrew’s 337, 4. Jupiter Dragons 299, 5. East Coast Aquatic Club 290.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS: 1. SOFLO 296, 2. Pine Crest 203, 3. Jupiter Dragons 166, 4. Metro Aquatics 144, 5. Azura 126.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS: 1. SOFLO 328, 2. Pine Crest 264, 3. St. Andrew’s 221, 4. East Coast Aquatic Club 186, 5. TS Aquatics 161.

GIRLS

200-yard medley relay:
11-12, 1. Pine Crest 1:55.09 (Lily Soldani, Sara Lin, Bella Egizi, Valentina Fraga), 2. East Coast Aquatic Club 2:04.50, 3. Azura 2:04.50, 5. SOFLO A 2:05.52 (Mariann Catalasan, Natalia Sibug, Isabella Rodriguez, Anastasia Lutz), 11. SOFLO B 2:10.71 (Gabriela Avila, Kaitlyn Barrios, Carleigh Schleicher, Izzy Wilson).

13-14, 1. Pine Crest 1:47.65 (Julia Podkoscielny, Riley Botting, Esther Lin, Isabella Chambers), 2. St. Andrew’s 1:52.10, 3. SOFLO A 1:52.71 (Elena Dinehart, Maddie Smutny, Olivia Dinehart, Victoria Torres), 12. SOFLO B 1:59.18 (Jena Legaspi, Sabrina Osorio, Sally Golding, Alexis Christensen).

Open, 1. East Coast Aquatic Club 1:45.51 (Megan Murphy, Paige MacEachern, Eriana Temperino, Chade Nersicio), 2. St. Andrew’s 1:47.99, 3. SOFLO A 1:48.04 (Mary Smutny, Hailey Jerew, Kathleen Golding, Gaby Banks), 12. SOFLO B 1:53.65 (Sara Quintero, Molly Golding, Jacqueline Lugo, Mallory Schleicher).

1,650-yard freestyle
11-12, 1. Izzy Wilson, SOFLO 18:45.76, time drop, 2. Emma Herrera, Jupiter 19:11.69, 3. Oli Nelson, NPB 19:24.02; SOFLO: 6. Leah Pando 20:18.50, time drop; 13-14, 1. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 16:58.95, time drop, 2. Erin Miller, SAS 17:28.58, 3. Paola Gonzalez, MAC 17:43.76; SOFLO: 7. Alexis Christensen 18:22.93; 15-16, 1. Mallory Schleicher, SOFLO 17:11.98, time drop, 2. Mariangela Cincotti, Azura 17:51.80, 3. Adrianna Barone, Unattahced 17:56.74; SOFLO: 5. Sarah Acevedo 18:09.90, 7. Sara Quintero 18:19.02, time drop, 8. Michele Marinheiro 18:27.77; 17-and-over, 1. Ashley Cozad, ECAC 18:22.73. 2. Ashlynn Amon, YSF 18:41.32, 3. Natalia Sarmiento, Azura 19:11.29.

200-yard freestyle relay:
11-12, 1. Pine Crest 1:45.44 (Bella Egizi, Sara Lin, Lily Soldani, Valentina Fraga), 2. TS Aquatics 1:49.19, 3. East Coast Aquatic Club 1:50.66, 6. SOFLO A 1:51.66 (Kaitlyn Barrios, Izzy Wilson, Natalia Sibug, Anastasia Lutz), 9. SOFLO B 1:54.44 (Mariana Pinto, Isabella Rodriguez, Leah Pando, Gabriela Avila).

13-14, 1. Pine Crest 1:37.85 (Isabella Chambers, Esther Lin, Riley Botting, Julia Podkoscielny), 2. St. Andrew’s 1:40.59, 3. Midtown Weston 1:41.61, 4. SOFLO A 1:42.70 (Victoria Torres, Elena Dinehart, Olivia Dinehart, Maddie Smutny), 13. SOFLO B 1:50.29 (Hartley Pitters-Hinds, JennaMarie Brames, Sally Golding, Alexis Christensen).

Open, 1. East Coast Aquatic Club 1:35.78 (Eriana Temperino, Megan Murphy, Paige MacEachern, Chade Nersicio), 2. SOFLO A 1:35.87 (Mary Smutny, Hailey Jerew, Gaby Banks, Kathleen Golding), 3. Pine Crest 1:36.34. 13. SOFLO B 1:43.03 (Mallory Schleicher, Jacqueline Lugo, Molly Golding, Sara Quintero).

BOYS
200-yard medley relay:

11-12, 1. SOFLO A 1:58.41 (Jonathan Lozano, Javier Colmenares, Diego Nazario-Vazquez, Kevin Moya), 2. Jupiter 2:00.70, 3. Metro Aquatics 2:01.12, 8. SOFLO B 2:11.32 (Luca Hincapie, Will Cunningham, Ethan McPeek, Hashan Ekanayake).

13-14, 1. SOFLO A 1:42.34 (Sebastian Lares, Yannai Michael, Juan Mora, Brennan Binder), 2. East Coast Aquatic Club 1:43.08, 3. St. Andrew’s 1:43.79, 7. SOFLO B 1:51.33 (Logan Gonzalez, Zackary Harris, Alejandro Mateus, Nathaniel Garrick).

Open, 1. Azura 1:35.81 (Gonzalo Vegas, Cameron Brown, Edson Lima, Ivan Capalbo), 2. Pine Crest 1:36.35, 3. St. Andrew’s 1:37.33, 4. SOFLO A 1:37.36 (Lance Lesage, Juan Pablo Pineda, Rafael Rodriguez, Michael Arias).

1,650-yard freestyle:

11-12, 1. Makar Goncharov, SFTL 17:35.86, 2. John Trieu, FAST 17:52.68, 3. Javier Colmenares, SOFLO 18:10.37, time drop; 13-14, 1. Vitor Ballan Sega, Unattached-Azura 16:07.93, 2. Christian Proscia, FAST 16:39.03, 3. Nicholas Kjaerulff, ECAC 16:47.83; SOFLO: 8. Alejandro Mateus 17:52.08, time drop, 9. Christian Tijero 18:05.74, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Cameron Taddonio, BRST 15:56.36, 2. Dominic Bono, SOFLO 16:12.05, time drop, 3. Andres Brown Russel, Unattached-Azura 16:17.19; SOFLO: 5. Nicolas Rossi 16:24.72, time drop, 9. Philopatier Ibrahim 16:41.77, time drop, 15. Leonardo Mateus 17:14.56.

200-yard freestyle relay:

11-12, 1. SOFLO A 1:45.86 (Kevin Moya, Javier Colmenares, Will Cunningham, Diego Nazario-Vazquez), 2. Metro Aquatics 1:47.66, 3. Jupiter Dragons 1:47.73; SOFLO: 9. SOFLO B 1:56.17 (Ethan McPeek, Luca Hincapie, Jonathan Lozano, Hashan Ekanayake).

13-14, 1. East Coast Aquatic Club 1:10.24 (Carter Hewitt, Chase Foulds, Nicholas Kjaerulff, Hudson Bishop), 2. Jupiter Dragons 1:12.87, 3. Metro Aquatics 1:14.72, 5. SOFLO A 1:32.54 (Brennan Binder, Juan Mora, Yannai Michael, Sebastian Lares), 8. SOFLO B 1:40.68 (Zackary Harris, Nathaniel Garrick, Alejandro Mateus, Logan Gonzalez).

Open, 1. Pine Crest 1:25.76 (Joshua Hanks, Nicholas Vale, Mattheus Santos, Raphael Santos), 2. St. Andrew’s 1:27.12, 3. Azura 1:27.14, 6. SOFLO A 1:28.26 (Michael Arias, Robert Wilson, Lance Lesage, Rafael Rodriguez), 14. SOFLO B 1:33.15 (Juan Colmenares, Nicolas Rossi, Dominic Bono, Juan Pablo Pineda).

IF YOU GO

What: 28th annual Florida Gold Coast Speedo Winter Championships

When: Friday-Sunday

Schedule: Friday, prelims 8:30 a.m., finals 5 p.m.; Saturday, prelims 8:30 a.m., finals 5 p.m.; Sunday, 8:30 a.m. prelims, 5 p.m. finals.

Where: Plantation Aquatic Complex, 9151 NW Second St., Plantation.

Admission: $5 per session. Heat sheets will not be sold at the meet. They are available for free online at http://www.swimpst.com and on Meet Mobile. Special all-session passes are also available. Parking will be free. For information call 954-452-2525.

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

SOFLO Heads Field For 28th FGC Speedo Winter Championships That Begin Thursday


By Sharon Robb

PLANTATION, December 12, 2018–The 28th annual Florida Gold Coast Speedo Winter Championships get under way Thursday at Plantation Aquatic Complex.

A field of more than 1,000 swimmers and 53 teams including South Florida Aquatic Club will compete through Sunday in the biggest holiday meet in South Florida.

SOFLO is sending a large contingent of 107 swimmers (56 boys and 51 girls) of all ages to the four-day meet. The swimmers will compete in 636 individual events and 16 relay events with 55 relay teams. SOFLO is among pre-meet favorites to challenge for team titles.

SOFLO’s six-swimmer Speedo Winter Junior National East Meet contingent of Gaby Banks, 16, Haley Jerew, 18, Mary Smutny, 18, Kathleen Golding, 18, Molly Golding, 15, and Rafael Rodriguez, 17, head the field.

University of Texas-commit Mary Smutny is coming off an outstanding Junior Nationals showing with a first (500-yard freestyle), second (200-yard freestyle) and third place (200-yard butterfly) and led SOFLO’s women’s team to a 15th-place finish. She scored 53 of her team’s 64 points.

Smutny is entered in 12 events including four relays. Smutny is seeded first in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:02.82; 100-yard freestyle in 49.48;

SOFLO’s other top-seeded swimmers are:

Mallory Schleicher, 15, 1,650-yard freestyle, 17:33.42.

Olivia Dinehart, 13, 200-yard breaststroke, 2:21.95.

Izzy Wilson, 12, 500-yard freestyle, 5:31.90.

Kathleen Golding, 18, 500-yard freestyle, 4:49.48; 100-yard individual medley.

Marc Rojas, 24, 50-yard breaststroke, 25.94; 100-yard breaststroke, 55.70.

The meet begins Thursday at 5 p.m. with the 1,650-yard freestyle and six relay events.

Most Florida Gold Coast teams will be represented including Azura Florida Aquatics, Blue Marlins, Boca Raton Swim Team, Club Seminole, City of Miami Parks, Pine Crest, Swim Fort Lauderdale, Heritage Aquatics, Jupiter Dragons, Miami Swimming, Wahoos of Wellington, Westminster Academy, TS Aquatics, East Coast Aquatic, YMCA of South Florida and Metro Aquatics.

In last year’s meet, Pine Crest (1,317), Azura (1,165) and St. Andrew’s (923) were the top three finishers in the combined team standings.

Azura won the men’s team title with 694 points followed by Jupiter with 451 and Pine Crest with 422. Pine Crest won the women’s team title with 895 followed by St. Andrew’s with 538 and North Palm Beach with 504.

IF YOU GO

What: 28th annual Florida Gold Coast Speedo Winter Championships

When: Thursday-Sunday

Schedule: Thursday, 5 p.m., timed finals; Friday, prelims 8:30 a.m., finals 5 p.m.; Saturday, prelims 8:30 a.m., finals 5 p.m.; Sunday, 8:30 a.m. prelims, 5 p.m. finals.

Where: Plantation Aquatic Complex, 9151 NW Second St., Plantation.

Admission: $5 per session. Heat sheets will not be sold at the meet. They are available for free online at http://www.swimpst.com and on Meet Mobile. Special all-session passes are also available. Parking will be free. For information call 954-452-2525.

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

SOFLO’s Mallory Schleicher Wins Swim Miami Beach Open Water Mile


By Sharon Robb

MIAMI BEACH, December 3, 2018—Mallory Schleicher of South Florida Aquatic Club won the second annual Swim Miami Beach Open Water Mile off North Beach Bandshell on Sunday.

After competing in the two-day SOFLO Holiday Classic, Schleicher, 15 won the overall women’s title in 16 minutes and 26 seconds.

Schleicher was eighth overall among a field of 174 men and women swimmers and also won her 15-16 age group. Schleicher is one of the Florida Gold Coast’s top open water swimmers.

At the SOFLO Holiday Classic, she was second in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle events and 100-yard backstroke and third in the 100-yard butterfly, all with time drops.

Gina Grant, 20, of Pembroke Pines and SOFLO was second overall among women and second in her age group in 26:08 in the Special Olympics Open Water Mile Swim.

Two other SOFLO swimmers competed in the mile swim. Leonardo Mateus, 16, was sixth overall in 15:47 and Alejandro Mateus, 13, was tenth overall in 16:39. Both won their age groups.

Canadian David Pouliot won the men’s overall title in 14:24 among 123 men and his 19-24 age group title.

ELSEWHERE

Olympian and former Florida Atlantic swimmer Manny Huerta won the 30-34 age group title Sunday at the Ironman South American Championship in Mar del Plata, Argentina. He finished in 8 hours, 29 minutes and 47 seconds. He was 15th among 728 male triathletes and 18th overall among a field of 834. He qualified in his age group for the Kona Ironman World Championship representing Puerto Rico. Michaeil Weiss of Austria won in 7:30:23. Aussie Sarah Crowley won the women’s title in 8:20.17.

MEN OVERALL

1. David Pouliot, Canada 14:24, 2. Nathan Beaudin-Bolduc, Canada 14:54, 3. Edouard Belanger, Canada 14:55, 4. Mathieu Potvin, Canada 14:58, 5. Maxime Gagnon, Canada 15:01, 6. Leonardo Mateus, Miramar 15:47, 7. Ricardo Valdivia, South Miami 15:51, 8. Alejandro Mateus, Miramar 16:39, 9. Xavier Desharnais, Canada 17:08, 10. Diego Lopez, Boynton Beach 17:21.

WOMEN OVERALL

1. Mallory Schleicher, Cooper City 16:26, 2. Rosalie Davidson, Canada 16:38, 3. Mia Venera Desjarlais, Canada 16:41, 4. Genevieve Louis-Seize, Canada 17:01, 5. Andrea Terriault, Canada 17:06, 6. Alexandra Judith Bougie, Canada 17:07, 7. Liz Dillman, Naperville, Ill. 18:00, 8. Samantha Trodick, Sunrise 19:23, 9. Anabela Shearer, Sunrise 19:26, 10. Merle Liivand, Tallinn 19:35.

GIRLS AGE GROUP

13-14, 1. Anabela Shearer 19:26, 2. Megan Smith 20:16.7, 3. Sofia Avellaneda 20:16.9; 15-16, 1. Mallory Schleicher 16:26, 2. Genevieve Louis-Seize 17:01, 3. Samantha Trodick 19:23; 17-18, 1. Rosalie Davidson 16:38, 2. Mia Venera Desjarlais 16:41, 3. Maya Goldstein 24:52; 19-24, 1. Andrea Terriault 17:06, 2. Alexandra Judith Bougie 17:07, 3. Kristen Page 22:25; 25-29, 1. Merle Liivand 19:35, 2. Monica Sita 20:58, 3. Arianna Sunyak 24:42; 30-34, 1. Francesca Smart 20:58, 2. Kelly Tewksbury 23:38, 3. Alise Shoemaker 24:42; 35-39, 1. Liliana Montes 23:57, 2. Sara Edlund 25:00, 3. Jennifer Cotugno 29:20; 40-44, 1. Isabel De La Vega 32:01; 45-49, 1. Maete Porto 21:44, 2. Kathleen Cattie 27:40, 3. Amanda Hunt 29:55; 50-54, 1. Liz Dillman 18:00, 2. Valerie Yaeger 31:21, 3. Kathy Eva 35:14; 55-59, 1. Carin Cohen 23:10, 2. Cafeae Rebecca Brown 26:53, 3. Adrienne Chin-Ogilvie 31:25; 60-64, 1. Carla Albano 23:20, 2. Nancy Famulari 26:53, 3. Sheryl Strasser 28:32; 65-69, 1. Janice Mattson 21:25; 70-and-over, 1. Susan Morris 32:40.

BOYS AGE GROUP

11-12, 1. Lucas Young 21:51, 2. Giovanni Gianfriddo 27:55, 3. Leonardo Moncada 28:13; 13-14, 1. Alejandro Mateus 16:39, 2. Roberto Kassin 20:11, 3. Cesar Rodriguez 28:19; 15-16, 1. Leonardo Mateus 15:47, 2. Diego Lopez 17:21; 17-18, 1. Mathieu Potvin 14:58, 2. Maxime Gagnon 15:01, 3. Brandon Schleicher 19:49; 19-24, 1. David Pouliot 14:24, 2. Nathan Beaudin-Bolduc 14:54, 3. Edouard Belanger 14:55; 25-29, 1. Xavier Desharnais 17:08, 2. Nicholas Ewing 22:35, 3. Caio Pereira 23:07; 30-34, 1. Oscar Fonseca 19:54, 2. Mario Pacitti 23:14, 3. Juan Castaneda 23:18; 35-39, 1. Wesley Hardin 21:23, 2. Jasmel Acosta 22:21, 3. Eduardo Klepacz 22:48; 40-44, 1. Peter Gutenberg 20:46, 2. Alejandro Kaed 22:47, 3. Brian Clay 22:53; 45-49, 1. Andrew Farrell 18:56, 2. Eduardo Tawil 19:07, 3. Luiz Andrade 20:45; 50-54, 1. Ricardo Valdivia 15:51, 2. Jeffrey Moore 17:35, 3. Victor Mestre 20:34; 55-59, 1. Hugo Vila 20:03, 2. John De Olazarra 20:23, 3. Mark Beutler 20:25; 60-64, 1. David Boudreau 20:44, 2. Edward Boaz 20:49, 3. Carlos Lloreda 20:52; 65-69, 1. Robert Strauss 25:37, 2. Frank McCarthy 29:20, 3. Arnaldo Ramos 29:21; 70-and-over, 1. John Peck 33:29, 2. Ron Samson 35:37.

ONE MILE SPECIAL OLYMPICS

1. Filipp Nosov, Sunny Isles Beach 15:43, 2. Kateryna Honcharova, St. Charles, Mo. 18:06, 3. Peter Vila, Miami 24:26, 4. Gianni Mercado, Hollywood 24:29, 5. Gina Grant, Pembroke Pines 26:08.

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