Olivia Dinehart Leads SOFLO At Senior Long Course Sectional Qualifier


By Sharon Robb

February 12, 2020–Olivia Dinehart was the top finisher for South Florida Aquatic Club at the Florida Gold Coast Senior Long Course Sectional Qualifier Saturday at Plantation Aquatic Complex.

Dinehart, 15, won the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:16.26 and 200-meter breaststroke in 2:41.51. She was also third in the 400-meter individual medley in 5:19.84.

Four-time Jamaican Olympian Alia Atkinson was second in the 50-meter butterfly in 28.72 behind Lake Lytal Lightning’s Anna Herbst in 28.65 and second in the 200-meter breaststroke in 2:43.06 behind Dinehart.

Juan Mora was SOFLO boys top finisher, fourth in the 50-meter butterfly in 26.60.

Other top three SOFLO finishers were:

Mallory Schleicher was third in the 200-meter butterfly in 2:33.62.

Molly Golding was third in the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:19.15.

SOFLO had 42 swimmers (22 girls and 20 boys) compete in 196 individual events and one relay event in timed finals.

In addition to SOFLO, the field featured a mix of international swimmers and Florida Gold Coast teams including Azura, Pine Crest, East Coast Aquatic, SwimFast, North Palm Beach, Metro Aquatics, Flood Aquatics, Boca Raton Swim Team, Eagle Aquatics, Jupiter Dragons, TS Aquatics and Italy.

SATURDAY SESSION ONE
WOMEN

200-meter mixed medley relay:
1. Italy 1:53.95, 6. SOFLO A 2:01.95, 7. SOFLO B 2:02.39, 8. SOFLO D 2:03.33, 10. SOFLO C 2:10.59.

200-meter freestyle:
1. Simona Quadarella, Italy 2:03.85; SOFLO: 14. Mallory Schleicher 2:14.40, 18. Olivia Dinehart 2:16.31.

400-meter individual medley:
1. Laura Sofia Melo, Azura 5:09.93; SOFLO: 3. Olivia Dinehart 5:19.84, 4. Molly Golding 5:23.15, 5. Sally Golding 5:25.81, 8. Sarah Acevedo 5:37.30, 9. Sophia Grubbs 5:39.36, 10. Sabrina Osorio 5:54.78.

200-meter butterfly:
1. Maddy Smutny, SOFLO 2:27.27; SOFLO: 3. Mallory Schleicher 2:33.62, 6. Sarah Acevedo 2:36.94.

50-meter freestyle:
1. Allyson Ponson, Azura 25.94 (OT); SOFLO: 6. Gaby Banks 27.72.

200-meter backstroke:
1. Celina Marquez, Azura 2:22.47; SOFLO: 6. Elena Dinehart 2:32.27, 13. Mariann Catalasan 2:40.16, 15. Jena Legaspi 2:41.88, 18. JennaMarie Brames 2:44.72, 19. Sofia Osorio 2:46.50.

100-meter breaststroke:
1. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 1:16.26; SOFLO: 3. Molly Golding 1:19.15, 4. Sophia Grubbs 1:19.43, 16. Sabrina Osorio 1:26.27, 18. Mariann Catalasan 1:27.27.

50-meter butterfly:
1. Anna Herbst, Lake Lytal Lightning 28.65; SOFLO: 2. Alia Atkinson 28.72, 6. Gaby Banks 30.51, 12. Molly Golding 31.48, best time, 15. Manuela Gonzalez 31.73.

50-meter backstroke:
1. Erika Pelaez, Eagle Aquatics 29.90; SOFLO: 7. Mallory Schleicher 33.44, time drop, 21. Mariann Catalasan 36.34.

1500-meter freestyle:
1. Mariangela Cincotti, Azura 17:59.75.

MEN

200-meter freestyle:
1. Gabriele Detti, Italy 1:50.71.

400-meter individual medley:
1. Marco de Tullio, Italy 4:33.85; SOFLO: 7. Rafael Rodriguez 4:53.69, 9. Leonardo Mateus 5:03.66, 11. Sebastian Larres 5:05.69, 12. John Paul Handal 5:08.23, 15. Javier Colmenares 5:30.77.

200-meter butterfly:
1. Yeziel Morales, Azura 2:03.77; SOFLO: 12. Alejandro Mateus 2:22.53, 13. Miguel Sierra 2:25.18.

50-meter freestyle:
1. Steven Aimable, Azura 24.05; SOFLO: 12. Michael Arias 25.75, 18. Robert Wilson 26.37.

200-meter backstroke:
1. Yeziel Morales, Azura 2:05.90; SOFLO: 13. Sebastian Lares 2:26.93, 15. Alejandro Mateus 2:26.99, 16. Yannai Michael 2:29.10, 21. Marcos Vazquez 2:40.53.

100-meter breaststroke:
1. Raphael Windmuller, Azura 1:05.64; SOFLO: 7. Juan Pablo Pineda 1:10.09, 9. Juan Mora 1:11.11, 10. Manuel Melendez 1:13.38, time drop, 12. Rafael Rodriguez 1:14.45, 15. John Paul Handal 1:16.57, 16. Michael Arias 1:16.87, 21. Alex Golding 1:19.16, 22. Javier Colmenares 1:19.52, 24. Leonardo Mateus 1:19.90.

50-meter butterfly:
1. Abbas Qali, Azura 25.59; SOFLO: 4. Juan Mora 26.60, 9. Rafael Rodriguez 27.36.

50-meter backstroke:
1. Lance Lesage, Pine Crest 27.73; SOFLO: 6. Juan Colmenares 30.12, 12. Manuel Melendez 31.90, 20. Marcos Vazquez 33.25, 22. Alex Golding 33.38.

1500-meter freestyle:
1. Gregorio Paltrinieri, Italy 15:04.13.

SATURDAY SESSION II
WOMEN

Mixed 200-meter freestyle relay:
1. Italy 1:40.89, 5. SOFLO A 1:49.24, 6. SOFLO D 1:51.69, 8. SOFLO B 1:52.05, 9. SOFLO C 1:53.59.

200-meter individual medley:
1. Andrea Santander, PC 2:22.18, 6. Olivia Dinehart 2:29.16, 9. Molly Golding 2:33.69, 13. Sally Golding 2:36.50.

100-meter freestyle:
1. Erika Pelaez, EA 56.03; SOFLO: 10. Gaby Banks 1:01.38, 13. Mallory Schleicher 1:02.09.

100-meter butterfly:
1. Anna Herbst, Lake Lytal 1:03.94; SOFLO: 11. Maddie Smutny 1:09.28, 14. Olivia Dinehart 1:10.10 and Paige Lane 1:10.10, 17. Gaby Banks 1:10.46.

400-meter freestyle:
1. Simona Quadrella, Italy 4:11.59; SOFLO: 5. Mallory Schleicher 4:31.39, 7. Maddie Smutny 4:41.24, 10. Elena Dinehart 4:46.29, 12. Sara Quintero 4:53.72, 14. Michelle Marinheiro 5:00.34.

200-meter breaststroke:
1. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 2:41.51; SOFLO: 2. Alia Atkinson 2:43.06, 5. Molly Golding 2:52.21, 10. Sabrina Osorio 2:59.87, 11. Sophia Grubbs 3:00.94, 12. Mariann Catalasan 3:04.50.

100-meter backstroke:
1. Erika Pelaez, EA 1:02.65; SOFLO: 7. Elena Dinehart 1:09.98.

50-meter breaststroke:
1. Lucy Miller, SAS 35.45.

MEN

200-meter individual medley:
1. Yeziel Morales, Azura 2:10.14; SOFLO: 14. Juan Colmenares 2:23.85 and John Paul Handal 2:23.85, 17. Alejandro Mateus 2:24.21, 18. Sebastian Lares 2:24.89, 20. Alex Golding 2:28.37, 25. Javier Colmenares 2:33.05.

100-meter freestyle:
1. Mattia Zuin, Italy 51.71; SOFLO: 7. Juan Mora 56.08, 8. Michael Arias 56.18, 11. Robert Wilson 56.36, 17. Rafael Rodriguez 56.87.

100-meter butterfly:
1. Abbas Qali, Azura 56.17; SOFLO: 9. Miguel Sierra 1:00.14, 14. Juan Colmenares 1:03.55, 17. Michael Arias 1:04.11, 18. Sebastian Lares 1:04.46, 20. Alejandro Mateus 1:04.60, 24. Yannai Michael 1:06.96.

400-meter freestyle:
1. Gabriele Detti, Italy 3:52.71; SOFLO: 14. John Paul Handal 4:22.99, 15. Rafael Rodriguez 4:25.15, 19. Miguel Sierra 4:30.69, 20. Leonardo Mateus 4:32.65, 22. Alex Golding 4:36.44, 23. Robert Wilson 4:36.49.

200-meter breaststroke:
1. Raphael Windmuller, Azura 2:22.42; SOFLO: 6. Juan Mora 2:36.58, 8. Manuel Melendez 2:46.32, 12. Javier Colmenares 2:52.25, 13. John Paul Handal 2:54.71.

100-meter backstroke:
1. Yeziel Morales, Azura 58.32; SOFLO: 5. Miguel Sierra 1:05.79, 12. Alejandro Mateus 1:07.76.

50-meter breaststroke:
1. Raphael Windmuller, Azura 29.46.

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

South Florida Aquatic Club Sweeps Combined, Girls And Boys Team Titles At TYR SOFLO Open


By Sharon Robb

NORTH MIAMI, January 28, 2020–With a strong finish in the final two sessions, South Florida Aquatic Club won the TYR SOFLO Open Sunday at FIU Aquatic Center at Florida International University’s North Campus.

SOFLO, with the largest team of 128 swimmers (69 boys and 59 girls) won the combined team title with a record 1,888 points ahead of early leader Metro Aquatics with 1,525.

SOFLO won the men’s title with 900.5 and Metro Aquatics was runner-up with 864. SOFLO won the women’s title with 987.5 and Midtown Weston Aquatics was second with 838.5.

SOFLO’s A relay of Miguel Sierra, Robert Wilson, Sebastian Lares and Rafael Rodriguez won the 200-yard freestyle relay.

Other SOFLO winners were:

Sarah Acevedo, 200-yard butterfly, 2:11.57.

Olivia Dinehart, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:07.63; 100-yard freestyle, 54.15.

Elena Dinehart, 200-yard backstroke, 2:11.63.

Alejandro Mateus, 50-yard backstroke 27.17, time drop.

Rafael Rodriguez, 50-yard backstroke, 25.41; 200-yard backstroke 1:55.84.

Manuel Melendez, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:04.42.

Connor Jimenez, 50-yard backstroke, 34.06.

Ryam Harries, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:23.37.

Several SOFLO swimmers had time drops and several finishes in the top five. Depth and talent played key roles in SOFLO’s success.

Among teams that competed in the Florida Gold Coast meet were Midtown Weston, Metro Aquatics, Blue Marlins, Cyclones, Hialeah, Ransom Everglades, Southern Wahoos, Cooper City, SwimFast and City of Miami.

TYR is title sponsor and outfitters for the SOFLO Sharks. Founded in Huntington Beach, Calif. by swimwear designer Joseph DiLorenzo (current owner) and 1972 Olympic Bronze Medalist Steve Furniss, TYR Sport was established in 1985 to provide the competitive swim market with vibrant, performance-driven prints.

Since its inception three decades ago, TYR has grown to exist as one of the world’s most recognizable swimming and triathlon brands.

With global distributors and an international following, TYR remains dedicated to building the industry’s most durable, uniquely designed swimsuits, cutting edge equipment and innovative caps and goggles. TYR is involved in technologies for enhanced competitive performance, but also embraces lifestyle markets to accommodate athletes and water enthusiasts at every level.

Named for TYR, the Norse god of warriors, the company is committed to cultivating a culture of greatness, both in and out of the water.

SUNDAY RESULTS
COMBINED TEAM TOTALS: 1. South Florida Aquatic Club 987.5, 2. Midtown Weston 838.5, 3. Metro Aquatics 661, 4. Blue Marlins of Hialeah Gardens 273, 5. Unattached Midtown Weston 100.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS: 1. South Florida Aquatic Club 900.5, 2. Metro Aquatics 864, 3. Midtown Weston 432.5, 4. Ransom Everglades 311, 5. Blue Marlins of Hialeah Gardens 209.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS: 1. South Florida Aquatic Club 987.5, 2. Midtown Weston 838.5, 3. Metro Aquatics 661, 4. Blue Marlins of Hialeah Gardens 273, 5. Unattached Midtown Weston 100.

SESSION THREE
GIRLS

200-yard freestyle relay:
13-and-over, 1. Midtown Weston A 1:43.81, 2. Midtown Weston B 1:45.33, 3. SOFLO B 1:47.74 (Sarah Acevedo, JennaMarie Brames, Sophia Bedoya, Mallory Schleicher), 4. SOFLO A 1:47.95 (Paige Lane, Elena Dinehart, Molly Golding, Olivia Dinehart).

50-yard backstroke:
13-14, 1. Nicol Bellardi, MWA 29.79; SOFLO: 6. Mariann Catalasan 32.04, , 12. Leah Pando 35.61; 15-and-over, 1. Sophia Diaz, MAC 29.25; SOFLO: 3. Mallory Schleicher 29.62, time drop, 7. Jena Legaspi 30.53.

200-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Mariana Cote, MWA 2;13.92; SOFLO: 4. Sophia Grubbs 2:27.99, 5. Izzy Wilson 2:28.58, 6. Gabriela Avila 2;29.24, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Sarah Acevedo, SOFLO 2:11.57; SOFLO: 3. Olivia Dinehart 2:16.89, 4. Elena Dinehart 2:20.47.

100-yard breaststroke:
13-14, 1. Paola Gonzalez, MAC 1:08.16; SOFLO: 3. Sophia Grubbs 1:14.08, 6. Mariann Catalasan 1:17.61, 11. Dahlia Hirsh 1:21.92, 13. Leah Pando 1:24.97; 15-and-over, 1. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 1:07.63; SOFLO: 4. Mallory Schleicher 1:12.53, time drop, 6. Ana Frable 1:18.58, 9. Maria Herne 1:20.45.

200-yard backstroke:
13-14, 1. Nicol Bellardi, MWA 2:14.03; SOFLO: 6. Izzy Wilson 2:28.21, 7. Sophia Grubbs 2:28.52, 12. Cali Harries 3:03.03, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Elena Dinehart, SOFLO 2:11.63; SOFLO: 2. Sally Golding 2:16.54, 4. JennaMarie Brames 2:21.32, 10. Ana Frable 2:32.79, 11. Maia Vatinelle 2:35.37.

50-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Ana Villamil, MWA 27.88; SOFLO: 13. Leah Pando 33.40; 15-and-over, 1. Sophia Diaz, MAC 27.00; SOFLO: 3. Mallory Schleicher 28.15, time drop, 6. Molly Golding 28.31, time drop, 13. Sally Golding 29.48.

100-yard freestyle:
13-14, 1. Mariana Cote, MWA 55.70; SOFLO: 7. Izzy Wilson 1:00.03, 10. Gabriel Avila 1:00.83, 12. Sophia Grubbs 1:01.12, 15. Mariann Catalasan 1:03.20; 15-and-over, 1. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 54.15; SOFLO: 2. Mallory Schleicher 54.50, time drop, 7. Elena Dinehart 57.17, 10. Sarah Acevedo 58.09, 11. JennaMarie Brames 58.29.

BOYS

200-yard freestyle relay:
1. SOFLO A 1:31.49 (Miguel Sierra, Robert Wilson, Sebastian Lares, Rafael Rodriguez), 2. SOFLO B 1:32.90 (Philopatier Ibrahim, Brennan Binder, Manuel Melendez, Nicolas Rossi), 3. Midtown Weston 1:35.20.

200-yard freestyle:
13-14, 1. Marcelo Mansur, MAC 1:53.14; SOFLO: 2. Adrian Hernandez 1:56.40, time drop, 6. Austin Nelson 2:02.04, 11. Felix Gonzalez 2:05.94, time drop, 14. Alexander Miller 2:07.76, time drop, 15. Nicholas Pelaez 2:08.28; 15-and-over, 1. Andres Wong, MAC 1:46.11; SOFLO: 2. Philopatier Ibrahim 1:47.49, 3. Rafael Rodriguez 1:47.55, 4. John Paul Handal 1:49.91, 5. Sebastian Lares 1:50.67, 6. Miguel Sierra 1:51.02, 8. Robert Wilson 1:52.49, 9. Dominic Bono 1:52.61.

50-yard backstroke:
13-14, 1. Alejandro Mateus, SOFLO 27.17, time drop; SOFLO: 7. Austin Nelson 29.81, time drop, 13. Ethan McPeek 31.40, 14. Hashan Ekanayake 31.59, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 25.41; SOFLO: 4. Manuel Melendez 27.68, time drop, 12. Nicholas Chaimowicz 30.75, 13. Matthew Kim 30.76.

200-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Juan Abella, MAC 2:06.12; SOFLO: 2. Adrian Hernandez 2:10.88, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Nestor Montero, MAC 1:55.55; SOFLO: 2. Philopatier Ibraham 1:56.88, 5. Miguel Sierra 2:02.12, 6. John Paul Handal 2:02.31, 9. Leonardo Mateus 2:05.92, 10. Sebastian Lares 2:07.37, 14. Juancamilo Rivero 2:13.26.

100-yard breaststroke:
13-14, 1. Dylan Smiley, MCDA 1:03.86; SOFLO: 5. Adrian Hernandez 1:08.84, 9. Alejandro Mateus 1:12.44, 15. Nathan Kronen 1:17.90, 16. Giorgio Rusconi 1:18.57; 15-and-over, 1. Manuel Melendez, SOFLO 1:04.42; SOFLO: 2. John Paul Handal 1:04.55, 8. Dominic Bono 1:07.29, time drop, 12. Miguel Sierra 1:08.14, time drop, 14. Leonardo Mateus 1:09.75, 15. Brennan Binder 1:10.18.

200-yard backstroke:
13-14, 1. Richard Navarro, MAC 2:08.19; SOFLO: 6. Hashan Ekanayake 2:18.18, time drop, 7. Ethan McPeek 2:20.16, 11. Nicholas Pelaez 2:29.46, 13. Ignacio Fernandez 2:30.01, 14. Amando Bertea 2:38.31; 15-and-over, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 1:55.84; SOFLO: 3. Philopatier Ibrahim 1:58.74, time drop, 4. Dominic Bono 2:01.05, 9. Miguel Sierra 2:08.30, 10. Robert Wilson 2:09.26, time drop, 11. Sebastian Lares 2:10.20, 13. Nicolas Rossi 2:13.02, 14. Tristan Wilson 2:13.22, time drop, 17. Nicholas Chaimowicz 2:17.59.

50-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Marcelo Mansur, MAC 24.91; SOFLO: 4. Alejandro Mateus 25.98, time drop, 7. Adrian Hernandez 27.53, time drop, 14. Alexander Miller 29.42; 15-and-over, 1. Andres Wong, MAC 24.34; SOFLO: 8. Juancamilo Rivero 25.68, 10. Brennan Binder 25.74, 18. Leonardo Mateus 26.48.

100-yard freestyle:
13-14, 1. Marcelo Mansur, MAC 50.55; SOFLO: 4. Alejandro Mateus 53.31, time drop, 14. Austin Nelson 55.89, 16. Nathan Kronen 56.79, 18. Hashan Ekanayake 57.46, 22. Felix Gonzalez 59.19; 15-and-over, 1. Nestor Montero, MAC 48.67; SOFLO: 2. Robert Wilson 49.58, 3. Philopatier Ibrahim 49.62, 6. Brenann Binder 50.79, 11. John Paul Handal 51.43, time drop, 12. Sebastian Lares 51.73, 14. Leonardo Mateus 51.99, 16. Dominic Bono 52.58, 17. Manuel Melendez 52.63, time drop.

SESSION FOUR
GIRLS

200-yard freestyle relay:
12-and-under, 1. Metro Aquatics 1:46.89, 2. Midtown Weston 1:46.94, 3. SOFLO A 1:52.97 (Fiorella Di Salvo, Genesis Escobar, Sarah Vasquez, Mariana Pinto), 5. SOFLO B 1:58.94 (Elise Dinehart, Pilar Duranti, Sophia Avila, Sofia Lugo).

50-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Ava Wolfe, MWA 34.33; SOFLO: 5. Jemma Baldwin 38.27, time drop, 6. Saree Young 38.43, 8. Sofia Gomez 40.03, 13. Olivia Wilson 41.76; 11-12, 1. Sofia Jorge, MAC 30.65; SOFLO: 11. Mariana Pinto 33.74.

200-yard butterfly:
12-and-under, 1. Sahara Idler, MAC 2:20.76.

100-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Makayla Montenegro, MAC 1:25.83; SOFLO: 2. Shelby Evans 1:28.60, time drop, 6. Mackenzie McPherson 1:32.99, 7. Sofia Gomez 1:34.68, time drop, 8. Jordan Evans 1:34.85, time drop, 9. Juli Cavalcanti 1:35.14, time drop, 10. Olivia Wilson 1:36.73, time drop; 11-12, 1. Sofia Jorge, MAC 1:14.72; SOFLO: 4. Fiorella Di Salvo 1:17.61, time drop, 9. Elise Dinehart 1:21.64, 11. Mariana Pinto 1:23.43.

200-yard backstroke:
12-and-under, 1. Erika Duardo, BMHG 2:20.72; SOFLO: 2. Fiorella Di Salvo 2:23.86, 6. Pilar Duranti 2:29.68, 11. Sarah Vasquez 2:37.80, 12. Alexandra Strong 2:40.41.

50-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Ava Wolfe, MWA 34.19; SOFLO: 3. Jemma Baldwin 35.51, time drop, 5. Mackenzie McPherson 38.03, 6. Juli Cavalcanti 38.70, time drop, 9. Saree Young 39.70, time drop, 14. Hailey Roman 45.33, time drop; 11-12, 1. Sofia Jorge, MAC 27.65; SOFLO: 9. Genesis Escobar 32.58, time drop, 11. Sofia Lugo 32.92, time drop, 13. Sarah Vasquez 33.83.

100-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Ava Wolfe, MWA 1:05.63; SOFLO: 6. Mackenzie McPherson 1:11.42, time drop, 7. Jemma Baldwin 1:12.01, 8. Sofia Gomez 1:12.33, 11. Juli Cavalcanti 1:14.72, 15. Olivia Watson 1:17.62; 11-12, 1. Sofia Jorge, MAC 56.09; SOFLO: 8. Fiorella Di Salvo 1:02.12, 10. Genesis Escobar 1:03.54, 12. Sofia Lugo 1:03.70, time drop, 15. Pilar Duranti 1:04.21.

100-yard individual:
10-and-under, 1. Makayla Montenegro, MAC 1:14.59; SOFLO: 3. Jemma Baldwin 1:19.92, time drop, 7. Juli Cavalcanti 1:23.96, time drop, 8. Mackenzie McPherson 1:23.98, 9. Shelby Evans 1:24.05, time drop, 11. Sofia Gomez 1:25.64, 12. Saree Young 1:26.00, time drop, 13. Olivia Wilson 1:28.00; 11-12, 1. Sahara Idler, MAC 1:05.45; SOFLO: 7. Fiorella Di Salvo 1:09.78, 10. Mariana Pinto 1:10.53, time drop.

BOYS

200-yard freestyle relay:
1. Metro Aquatics 1:46.59, 2. Ransom Everglades 1:46.90, 3. Midtown Weston 1:53.02, 4. SOFLO A 1:54.68 (Jaden Amores, Abraham Penaloza, Benjamin Kim, Juan Vallmitjana), 5. SOFLO B 1:58.07 (Derek Hau, Matt McVeigh, Matthew Jimenez, Connor Jimenez).

50-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Connor Jimenez, SOFLO 34.06; SOFLO: 8. Ryan Harries 37.38, time drop; 11-12, 1. Andy Serrano-Pena, RANS 28.58; SOFLO: 6. Derek Hau 31.23, time drop, 7. Jaden Amores 31.25, 14. Benjamin Kim 34.24.

100-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Ryan Harries, SOFLO 1:23.37; SOFLO: 10. Daniel Chaussky 1:42.04, 12. Reed Woodward 1:45.34, time drop, 13. Dylan McVeigh 1:46.79; 11-12, 1. George Gonzalez, MAC 1:07.07; SOFLO: 5. Felipe Rodriguez 1:18.62, time drop, 7. Abraham Penaloza 1:21.15, 10. Juan Valmitjana 1:24.48, 13. Matt McVeigh 1:26.28.

200-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Frank Vincze, SF 2:33.95; SOFLO: 2. Connor Jimenez 2:36.62, 5. Ryan Harries 2:48.55; 11-12, 1. Andy Serrano-Pena, RANS 2:11.45; SOFLO: 8. Derek Hay 2:26.42, 11. Matt McVeigh 2:42.17.

50-yard butterfly:
1. Bruno Sinchi, CM 29.91; SOFLO: 3. Noah Mejias 33.32, time drop, 4. Connor Jimenez 34.03, 9. Reed Woodward 38.30, time drop; 11-12, 1. Carlos Viada-Coroba, CM 27.02; SOFLO: 3. Derek Hau 28.77, time drop, 5. Jaden Amores 29.62, 13. Abraham Penaloza 33.27, 15. Felipe Rodriguez 33.35, time drop.

100-yard freestyle:
10-and-under, 1. Bruno Sinchi, CM 1:02.75; SOFLO: 7. Noah Mejias 1:10.78, time drop; 11-12, 1. George Gonzalez, MAC 53.60; SOFLO: 5. Jaden Amores 59.57, time drop, 9. Juan Vallmitjana 1:01.67, 11. Felipe Rodriguez 1:02.42, time drop, 12. Benjamin Kim 1:03.71, time drop, 13. Abraham Penaloza 1:04.50, time drop.

100-yard individual medley:
10-and-under, 1. Adrian Rendon, MWA 1:13.03; SOFLO: 2. Connor Jimenez 1:16.19, 3. Ryan Harries 1:17.58, 6. Noah Mejias 1:20.52, time drop; 11-12, 1. Andres Tejada, MAC 1:03.45; SOFLO: 9. Benjamin Kim 1:09.62, time drop, 11. Jaden Amores 1:09.71, time drop, 16. Abraham Penaloza 1:17.46.

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

Olivia, Elena Dinehart Sisters Shine In Session One Of TYR SOFLO Open


By Sharon Robb

NORTH MIAMI, January 25, 2020–Olivia and Elena Dinehart led South Florida Aquatic Club in the opening session of the TYR SOFLO Open Saturday at FIU Aquatic Center at Florida International University’s North Campus.

Elena Dinehart, 15, and Olivia Dinehart, 15, and started off the morning leading off and anchoring the winning girls’ 200-yard medley relay in 1:53.36. Other relay members were Molly Golding and Paige Lane.

Elena Dinehart won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.05.

Olivia Dinehart won the 100-yard individual medley in 1:01.98. Elena was second in 1:03.37.

Olivia Dinehart won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:13.85 and Elena was second in 5:20.93.

SOFLO’s four-time Jamaican Olympian Alia Atkinson, 31, fresh off her big payday at the FINA Swim Series, won the 100-yard butterfly in 58.45 and 50-yard freestyle in 24.37.

SOFLO boys had a good session, too.

The boys won the 200-yard medley relay in 1:42.88 with Rafael Rodriguez, Manuel Melendez, Miguel Sierra and Robert Wilson.

Sierra also won the 100-yard butterfly in 53.07 ahead of teammate Philopatier Ibrahim in 53.26.

Rodriguez won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.39.

After the opening two sessions, Metro Aquatics led combined with 433 and SOFLO was second with 384; Metro Aquatics led the men with 202 and SOFLO second with 147; and SOFLO led the women with 237 and Metro Aquatics second with 231.

SOFLO has the largest team with 128 swimmers (69 boys and 59 girls).

The meet concludes on Sunday with two sessions.

Among teams competing in the Florida Gold Coast meet are Metro Aquatics, Hialeah, Ransom Everglades, Southern Wahoos, Cooper City, SwimFast and City of Miami.

TYR is title sponsor and outfitters for the SOFLO Sharks. Founded in Huntington Beach, Calif. by swimwear designer Joseph DiLorenzo (current owner) and 1972 Olympic Bronze Medalist Steve Furniss, TYR Sport was established in 1985 to provide the competitive swim market with vibrant, performance-driven prints.

Since its inception three decades ago, TYR has grown to exist as one of the world’s most recognizable swimming and triathlon brands.

With global distributors and an international following, TYR remains dedicated to building the industry’s most durable, uniquely designed swimsuits, cutting edge equipment and innovative caps and goggles. TYR is involved in technologies for enhanced competitive performance, but also embraces lifestyle markets to accommodate athletes and water enthusiasts at every level.

Named for TYR, the Norse god of warriors, the company is committed to cultivating a culture of greatness, both in and out of the water.

SATURDAY RESULTS
SESSION ONE
GIRLS

200-yard medley relay:
13-and-over, 1. SOFLO A 1:53.36 (Elena Dinehart, Molly Golding, Paige Lane, Olivia Dinehart), 2. Midtown Weston A 1:56.56, 3. Midtown Weston B 1:58.01, 4. SOFLO B 1:58.70 (Jena Legaspi, Sophia Grubbs, Sarah Acevedo, Mallory Schleicher).

100-yard backstroke:
13-14, 1. Kendra Gomez, Unattached 1:03.84; SOFLO: 7. Mariann Catalasan 1:07.97, 8. Izzy Wilson 1:08.68, 10. Gabriela Avila 1:10.46, 12. Leah Pando 1:14.14; 15-and-over, 1. Elena Dinehart, SOFLO 1:01.05, 2. Mallory Schleicher, SOFLO 1:01.64; SOFLO: 4. Molly Golding 1:05.47, 7. Sally Golding 1:07.83.

50-yard breaststroke:
13-14, 1. Michelle Fernandez, HSC 31.55; SOFLO: 7. Mariann Catalasan 35.95, 11. Dahlia Hirsh 37.08, 13. Gabriela Avila 38.29; 15-and-over, 1. Evita Leter, MAC 30.75; SOFLO: 4. Mallory Schleicher 34.27.

100-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Mariana Cote, MWA 1:01.39; SOFLO: 6. Sophia Grubbs 1:06.33, time drop, 13. Leah Pando 1:16.05; 15-and-over, 1. Alia Atkinson, SOFLO 58.45, 2. Paige Lane, SOFLO 1:00.80, 3. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 1:01.62; SOFLO: 4. Molly Golding 1:01.63, 5. Mallory Schleicher 1:01.81, 6. Elena Dinehart 1:02.07, 8. Sarah Acevedo 1:03.81, 14. Sally Golding 1:05.30.

50-yard freestyle:
13-14, 1. Ana Villamil, MWA 25.69; 15-and-over, 1. Alia Atkinson, SOFLO 24.37; SOFLO: 6. Mallory Schleicher 26.15, 8. Paige Lane 26.36, 15. Sally Golding 27.95.

100-yard individual medley:
13-14, 1. Paola Gonzalez, MAC 1:02.64; SOFLO: 5. Sophia Grubbs 1:06.79, 9. Mariann Catalasan 1:08.84, time drop, 10. Gabriela Avila 1:10.06, time drop, 12. Izzzy Wilson 1:11.09, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 1:01.98, 2. Elena Dinehart, SOFLO 1:03.37; SOFLO: 4. Paige Lane 1:06.09, 5. Sarah Acevedo 1:06.19, time drop, 14. Jena Legaspi 1:10.55.

500-yard freestyle:
13-14, 1. Mariana Cote, MWA 5:03.87; SOFLO: 4. Izzy Wilson 5:30.87, 7. Mariann Catalasan 5:48.19, 8. Sophia Grubbs 5:48.24, 10. Gabriela Avila 5:48.74, time drop, 14. Cali Harris 6:31.09, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Olivia Dinehart, SOFLO 5:13.85, 2. Elena Dinehart, SOFLO 5:20.93, 3. Sarah Acevedo, SOFLO 5:24.83; SOFLO: 10. Maia Vatinelle 5:57.45, 11. Ana Grable 6:02.83, time drop.

BOYS

200-yard medley relay:
1. SOFLO A 1:42.88 (Rafael Rodriguez, Manuel Melendez, Miguel Sierra, Robert Wilson), 2. Midtown Weston 1:45.05, 3. SOFLO B 1:46.86 (Sebastian Lares, Juancamilo Rivero, John Paul Handal, Nicolas Rossi).

100-yard backstroke:
13-14, 1. Marcelo Mansur, MAC 59.25; SOFLO: 3. Austin Nelson, 5. Adrian Hernandez 1:02.62, time drop, 10. Ethan McPeek 1:05.10, 14. Hashan Ekanayake 1:06.36; 15-and over, 1. Andres Wong, MAC 55.62, 2. Philopatier Ibrahim, SOFLO 56.11, 3. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 56.24; SOFLO: 4. Dominic Bono 56.60, 6. Miguel Sierra 58.56, 12. Tristan Wilson 1:02.24, 14. Brennan Binder 1:02.41, 15. Nicolas Rossi 1:02.45.

50-yard breaststroke:
13-14, 1. Dylan Smiley, MCDA 28.88; SOFLO: 6. Adrian Hernandez 32.37, time drop, 7. Alejandro Mateus 32.98, time drop, 12. Giorgio Rusconi 34.17; 15-and-over, 1. Yender Rojas, MAC 29.28.

100-yard butterfly:
13-14, 1. Marcelo Mansur, MAC 56.37; SOFLO: 3. Adrian Hernandez 1:00.65, time drop, 10. Austin Nelson 1:05.03, 11. Nicholas Pelaez 1:05.50, time drop. 14. Alexander Miller 1:07.10, 15. Hashan Ekanayake 1:07.34; 15-and-over, 1. Miguel Sierra, SOFLO 53.07, 2. Philopatier Ibrahim 53.26; SOFLO: 8. Sebastian Lares 55.91, 9. John Paul Handal 56.13, 10. Robert Wilson 56.25, 12. Juancamilo Rivero 56.62, 14. Manuel Melendez 56.85, time drop.

50-yard freestyle:
13-14, 1. Dylan Smiley, MCDA 23.21; SOFLO: 4. Alejandro Mateus 24.31, 12. Nathan Kronen 25.70; 15-and-over, 1. Rafael Rodriguez, SOFLO 22.39; SOFLO: 7. Robert Wilson 23.41, 8. Miguel Sierra 23.45, 10. Brennan Binder 23.54, 12. Juancamilo Rivero 23.73, time drop.

100-yard individual medley:
13-14, 1. Dylan Smiley, MCDA 57.60; SOFLO: 4. Alejandro Mateus 1:00.46, time drop, 14. Alexander Miller 1:05.69; 15-and-over, 1. Santiago Gomez, MWA 56.18; SOFLO: 3. Dominic Bono 58.39, 5. John Paul Handal 58.51, 6. Sebastian Lares 58.58, 9. Manuel Melendez 59.47, 11. Alex Golding 1:01.37, time drop, 14. Nicolas Rossi 1:02.07.

500-yard freestyle:
13-14, 1. Juan Abella, MAC 5:08.06; SOFLO: 5. Austin Nelson 5:15.08, time drop, 7. Hashan Ekanayake 5:26.62, 8. Felix Gonzalez 5:28.75, 9. Nicholas Pelaez 5:33.14, time drop, 13. Nathan Kronen 5:49.02, time drop; 15-and-over, 1. Carlos Nava, MAC 4:45.69; SOFLO: 3. Philopatier Ibrahim 4:50.71, 5. Sebastian Lares 4:54.38, 7. Leonardo Mateus 4:58.84, 9. Miguel Sierra 5:04.68, 10. Brennan Binder 5:06.79, time drop, 13. Robert Wilson 5:11.48.

IF YOU GO

What: TYR SOFLO Open

When: Sunday, Session 3, 8:30 a.m.-12:07 p.m., Session 4, 1-4:57 p.m.

Where: FIU Aquatic Center, FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, NE 151st Street, Miami

Of note: The meet is hosted by SOFLO, Comets Swim Team and Golden Panther Aquatics…admission is $5…heat sheets are free and may be found on Meet Mobile or at http://www.soflomeets.info/open…for questions call 954-538-3721.

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

Matheny Breaks Meet Record, Curzan Wins Two More, SwimAtlanta Wins Combined Title On Final Day Of Speedo Winter Junior Championships-East Meet


By Sharon Robb

ATLANTA, Ga., December 15, 2019–Josh Matheny broke a meet record in the 200-yard breaststroke and Claire Curzan won two more events on the final day of the Speedo Winter Junior Championships-East Saturday at McAuley Aquatic Center at Georgia Tech.

Matheny, 17, of Pittsburgh Elite Aquatics shaved nearly three seconds off his lifetime best to win the 200-yard breaststroke in a meet record 1:52.12 and breaking him into the Top 5 in the 17-18 age group.

Curzan finished out an outstanding meet with the first of two wins in the 100-yard freestyle in 47.85. It was her second time under the 48-second barrier. Curzan also won the 200-yard butterfly in 1:54.36.

SwimAtlanta won the combined team title with 684 points ahead of SwimMAC with 644.4. SwimAtlanta also won the men’s team title with 388 and Dynamo won the women’s team title with 429.

On the fourth and final day , SOFLO swimmers finished their week of time trials and racing and headed back to race in Sunday’s 29th Speedo Winter Championships in Plantation.

Olivia Dinehart, 14, was 33rd in the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:20.31 in her third and final event.

Rafael Rodriguez, 18, was 53rd in the 200-yard butterfly in 1:52.37.

Mallory Schleicher, 16, finished the 1,650-yard freestyle in 17:11.62 in her third event.

Miguel Sierra, 16, was 60th in the 200-yard butterfly in 1:52.90 in his second event.

Lance Lesage, 17, was 58th in the 200-yard backstoke in 1:49.81 and 96th in the 100-yard feresyle in 49.01.

In addition to SOFLO, swimmers from Pine Crest Swimming, East Coast Aquatic Club and Flood Aquatics were the only other Florida Gold Coast swimmers competing.

The East field featured swimmers from SwimMAC Carolina, Marlins of Raleigh, Carmel, Mason Manta Rays, Swim Atlanta, Dynamo, Sarasota and Bolles among other teams from around the east.

The short course yards meet was one of two winter junior championship meets that divide the country along the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan.

The west junior championships were held at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.

SATURDAY RESULTS
COMBINED TEAM TOTALS:
1. SwimAtlanta 684, 2. SwimMAC 644.4, 3. Dynamo 562, 4. Carmel 494, 5. Mason Manta Rays 459.

MEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. SwimAtlanta 388, 2. SwimMAC 369, 3. Mason Manta Rays 357, 4. Carmel 331, 5. Upper Dublin 200.

WOMEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Dynamo 429, 2. SwimAtlanta 296, 3. SwimMAC 286.5, 4. Club Wolverine 251, 5. Atom 194.5.

GIRLS

1,650-yard freestyle:
1. Abigail McCulloh, SA 16:09.55, 2. Olivia McMurray, SWIM 16:12.75, 3. Caroline Pennington, BAD 16:29.74.

200-yard backstroke:
1. Rye Ulett, DYNA 1:53.68, 2. Sophia Tuinman, CW 1:55.19, 3. Annabel Crush, LAK 1:55.89.

100-yard freestyle:
1. Claire Curzan, TAC 47.85, 2. Lindsay Flynn, ATOM 48.56, 3. Micayla Cronk, BD 48.75.

200-yard breaststroke:
1. Abby Arens, MOR 2:09.49, 2. Grace Rainey, MAC 2:10.78, 3. Letitia Sim, TNT 2:11.03.

200-yard butterfly:
1. Claire Curzan, TAC 1:54.36, 2. Megan Deuel, PACK 1:55.70, 3. Gabi Albiero, CARD 1:55.82.

4×100-yard freestyle relay:
1. Atom 3:18.70, 2. Dynamo 3:19.59, 3. Carmel 3:20.75.

BOYS

1,650-yard freestyle:
1. Jake Maghey, SA 14:51.76, 2. Jake Mitchell, CSC 14:57.92, 3. Charlie Clark, VSC 15:07.84.

200-yard backstroke:
1. Wyatt Davis, CSC 1:40.85, 2. Carson Foster, RAYS 1:41.54, 3. Jack Aikens, SA 1:42.63.

100-yard freestyle:
1. Claire Curzan, TAC 47.85, 2. Lindsay Flynn, ATOM 48.56, 3. Micayla Cronk, BD 48.75.

200-yard breaststroke:
1. Josh Matheny, PEAQ 1:52.12, 2. Matt Fallon, SVY 1:54.18, 3. Tyler Christianson, NAAC 1:56.01.

200-yard butterfly:
1. Matthw Fenlon, BAD 1:42.53, 2. JAce Crawford, EAJ 1:45.92, 3. Evan McInerny, SA 1:46.23.

4×100-yard freestyle relay:
1. SwimAtlanta 2:56.76, 2. Carmel 2:58.34, 3. SwimMAC 2:59.00.

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

Curzan Breaks Second NAG Record, Foster Sets 17-18 Mark, Pine Crest Relay In Top 10 With Team Record On Day Three Of Speedo Winter Junior Championships-East Meet


By Sharon Robb

ATLANTA, Ga., December 13, 2019–Claire Curzan broke her second national age group record and Carson Foster moved to second all-time in the 400-yard individual medley to highlight action Friday night at the Speedo Winter Junior Championships-East at McAuley Aquatic Center at Georgia Tech.

Curzan of TAC Titans broke the 15-16 NAG and meet records in the 100 butterfly and became the first female age group swimmer to break 51 seconds in the event in 50.87.

Foster of the Mason Manta Rays moved to second all-time in the 17-18 400 individual medley in 3:38.65, breaking his own meet record.

With one day remaining in the meet, SOFLO swimmers got in more racing on Friday.

Olivia Dinehart, 14, was 45th in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:05.23. She has the 200-yard breaststroke left to swim.

Rafael Rodriguez, 18, was 95th in the 400-yard individual medley in 4:07.66 and 87th in the 100-yard butterfly in 51.12. He has the 200-yard butterfly remaining.

Mallory Schleicher, 16, was 42nd in the 400-yard individual medley in a best time 4:30.24. She has the 1,650-yard freestyle left.

Miguel Sierra, 16, was 74th in the 100-yard buttefly in 50.67. He has the 200 butterfly left.

Lance Lesage, 17, was 66th in the 100-yard backstroke in 50.77. He has the 200 backstroke and 100 freestyle left.

Pine Crest Swimming’s boys’ 4×50-yard freestyle was tenth in a team record 1:22.92 with Will Taner, Joshua Hanks, Raphael Santos and Jimmy Hart. Hanks also took fourth in the “C” final for the 100 breaststroke.

In addition to SOFLO, swimmers from Pine Crest Swimming, East Coast Aquatic Club and Flood Aquatics are the only other Florida Gold Coast swimmers competing.

The East field features swimmers from SwimMAC Carolina, Marlins of Raleigh, Carmel, Mason Manta Rays, Swim Atlanta, Dynamo, Sarasota and Bolles among other teams from around the east.

The short course yards meet is one of two winter junior championship meets that divide the country along the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan.

The west junior championships are being held at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.

Prelims of the meet are being held in two pools for the boys and girls. The finals are being staged in one pool. The meet is being webcast on usaswimming.org at 9 a.m. for prelims and 5 p.m. finals.

FRIDAY RESULTS
COMBINED TEAM TOTALS:
1. SwimMAC 523.5, 2. SwimAtlanta 448, 3. Dynamo 371, 4. Carmel 364, 5. Mason Manta Rays 334.

MEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. SwimMAC 299, 2. SwimAtlanta 256, 3. Mason Manta Rays 254, 4. Carmel 239, 5. Upper Dublin 155.

WOMEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Dynamo 271, 2. SwimMAC 224.5, 3. SwimAtlanta 193, 4. Club Wolverine 167, 5. Cardinal Aquatics 154.

GIRLS

400-yard individual medley:
1. Kathryn Ackerman, MLA 4:09.62, 2. Olivia McMurray, SWIM 4:14.66, 3. Isabella Paoletti, DST 4:17.34.

100-yard butterfly:
1. Claire Curzan, TAC 50.87, 2. Tristen Ulett, DYNA 52.01, 3. Gabi Albiero, CARD 52.64.

200-yard freestyle:
1. Micayla Cronk, BD 1:44.67, 2. Ella Bathurst, TEAM FL 1:46.41, 3. Paige Hetrick, BRAD 1:47.02.

100-yard breaststroke:
1. Abby Arens, MOR 59.82, 2. Letitia Sim, TNT 1:00.44, 3. Alicia Henry, DYNA 1:00.69.

100-yard backstroke:
1. Claire Curzan, TAC 51.55, 2. Tristen Ulett, DYNA 52.76, 3. Rye Ulett, DYNA 52.87.

4×50-yard freestyle relay: 1. Mecklenberg 1:31.45, 2. Cardinal Aquatics 1:32.08, 3. Blue Dolfins 1:32.54.

BOYS

400-yard individual medley:
1. Carson Foster, RAYS 3:38.65, 2. Jake Magahey, SA 3:45.37, 3. Tyler Christianson, NAAC 3:46.90

100-yard butterfly:
1. Tim Connery, MAC 46.73, 2. Tristan Dewitt, FORT 47.16, 3. Boyd Poelke, MAC 47.22.

200-yard freestyle:
1. Wyatt Davis, CSC 1:34.58, 2. Jake Mitchell, CSC 1:34.95, 3. Jake Magahey, SA 1:35.36.

100-yard breaststroke:
1. Josh Matheny, PEAQ 52.56, 2. Tim Connery, MAC 53.19, 3. Reid Mikuta, SGSA 53.26.

100-yard backstroke:
1. Wyatt Davis, CSC 45.80, 2. Adam Cheney, RAYS 47.16, 3. Nathaniel Stoffle, SPAC 47.27.

4×50-yard freestyle relay: 1. SwimAtlanta 1:19.45, 2. Spartan AC 1:21.29, 3. Mason Manta Rays 1:21.45, 10. Pine Crest Swimming 1:22.92 (Will Taner, Joshua Hanks, Raphael Santos, Jimmy Hart).

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

Claire Curzan Lowers U.S. NAG Record; Pine Crest Relay Breaks Team Record On Day Two Of Speedo Winter Junior Championships-East Meet


By Sharon Robb

ATLANTA, Ga., December 12, 2019–Claire Curzan lowered the 15-16 national age group record in the 50-yard freestyle to highlight action Thursday night at the Speedo Winter Junior Championships-East at McAuley Aquatic Center at Georgia Tech.

Curzan, 15, of TAC Titans won the 50-yard freestyle in 21.77, lowering the old mark of 21.82 set by Gretchen Walsh last year. It was her second sub-22 career performance. Curzan is a high school sophomore.

After earlier week time trial swims, South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers raced on the first full day of events against some of the best swimmers in the eastern U.S.

Gaby Banks, 17, was 56th in the 50-yard freestyle in 23.76.

Olivia Dinehart, 14, was 52nd in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:05.35.

Rafael Rodriguez, 18, was 110th in the 200-yard individual medley in 1:54.61.

Mallory Schleicher, 16, was 64th in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:05.20.

Miguel Sierra, 16, opens his list of events on Friday in the 100-yard butterfly.

Lance Lesage, 17, begins racing on Friday in the 100-yard backstroke.

Pine Crest Swimming’s boys 400-yard medley relay of Raphael Santos, Joshua Hanks, Will Taner and Jimmy Hart broke a team record in 3:22.59.

After Day Two, SwimMAC leads combined team standings with 342 points and men’s team standings with 176 points. Dynamo leads the women’s field with 187 points.

In addition to SOFLO, Pine Crest Swimming, East Coast Aquatic Club and Flood Aquatics are the only other Florida Gold Coast teams competing.

The East field features swimmers from SwimMAC Carolina, Marlins of Raleigh, Carmel, Mason Manta Rays, Swim Atlanta, Dynamo, Sarasota and Bolles.

The short course yards meet is one of two winter junior championship meets that divide the country along the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan.

The west junior championships are being held at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.

Prelims of the meet are being held in two pools for the boys and girls. The finals are being staged in one pool. The meet is being webcast on usaswimming.org at 9 a.m. for prelims and 5 p.m. finals.

THURSDAY RESULTS
COMBINED TEAM TOTALS
: 1. SwimMAC 342, 2. Swim Atlanta 278, 3. Dynamo 257, 4. Carmel 215, 5. Mason Manta Rays 184, 6. Lakeside 167, 7. Mecklenburg 144, 8. Club Wolverine 125, 9. TAC Titans 73, 10. Bolles 60.

MEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. SwimMAC 176, 2. Carmel 147, 3. SwimAtlanta 145, 4. Mason Manta Rays 136, 5. Upper Dublin 113.

WOMEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Dynamo 187, 2. SwimMAC 166, 3. SwimAtlanta 133, 4. Club Wolverine 107, 5. Cardinal Aquatics 91.

GIRLS

500-yard freestyle:
1. Abigail McCulloh, SA 4:41.53, 2. Kaylee Williams, CW 4:45.62, 3. Olivia McMurray, Swim Florida 4:46.75.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Abby Arena, MOR 1:56.48, 2. Tristen Ulett, DYNA 1:56.54, 3. Kiley Wilhelm, MAC 1:56.95.

50-yard freestyle:
1. Claire Curzan, TAC 21.77, NAG, 2. Lindsay Flynn, ATOM 22.33, 3. Lexie Mulvihill, TEAM 22.57.

4×100-yard medley relay:
1. Dynamo 3:37.00 (Rye Ulett, Alicia Henry, Tristen Ulett, Abby Pilkenton), 2. SwimMAC 3:38.56, 3. TAC Titans 3:40.88.

BOYS

500-yard freestyle:
1. Jake Magahey, SA 4:12.72, 2. Jake Mitchell, CSC 4:15.03, 3. Nathan Borges, SVY 4:22.38.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Carson Foster, RAYS 1:42.43, 2. Tim Connery, MAC 1:44.05, 3. Wyatt Davis, CSC 1:44.62.

50-yard freestyle:
1. Jack Aikins, SA 19.86, 2. Jake Magahey, SA 19.95, 3. William Cole, LAK 20.09.

4×100-yard medley relay:
1. Mason Manta Rays 3:13.47 (Carson Foster, Ansel Froass, Carl Bloebaum, Ian Van Gorp), 2. SwimMAC 3:14.21, 3. Carmel 3:14.34, 17. Pine Crest 3:22.59.

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

SOFLO’s Olivia Dinehart Swims Career-Best At Speedo Winter Junior Championships-East Meet


By Sharon Robb

ATLANTA, Ga., December 11, 2019–Olivia Dinehart of South Florida Aquatic Club was red hot in a time trial at the Speedo Winter Junior Championships-East at Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center.

Dinehart, 14, dropped .43 in the 100-meter breaststroke in a best time 1:13.44. Her previous best was 1:13.87. She was the fastest swimmer in the five-swimmer time trial field.

Dinehart also swam a time trial in the 200-meter breaststroke in 2:39.31, off her seed time of 2:38.00.

On Thursday, Dinehart will swim the 200-yard individual medley at 9:49 a.m. She is also entered in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke.

SOFLO has five other swimmers competing in the four-day meet: Rafael Rodriguez, Lance Lesage, Mallory Schleicher, Gaby Banks and Miguel Sierra.

Other SOFLO time trial results: Lance Lesage, 59.78 100-meter backstroke; 2:09.50, 200-meter backstroke; Rafael Rodriguez, 57.84, 100-meter butterfly; 2:09.42, 200-meter butterfly.

The meet started Wednesday with timed finals relay competition. Carmel won both the boys 4×50-yard medley relay and 4×200-yard freestyle relay in a meet record 6:23.21. The previous mark was 6:23.97. Dynamo won the girls 4×50-yard medley relay and SwimMAC won the girls 4×200-yard freestyle relay.

Pine Crest Swimming was 16th in the 4×50-yard medley relay in 1:32.64 with Raphael Santos, Joshua Harris, Will Taner and Jimmy Hart.

In addition to SOFLO, Pine Crest Swimming, East Coast Aquatic Club and Flood Aquatics are the only other Florida Gold Coast teams competing.

The East field features swimmers from SwimMAC Carolina, Marlins of Raleigh, Carmel, Mason Manta Rays, Swim Atlanta, Dynamo, Sarasota and Bolles.

The short course yards meet is one of two winter junior championship meets that divide the country along the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan.

The west junior championships are being held at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.

Prelims of the meet are being held in two pools for the boys and girls. The finals are being staged in one pool. The meet is being webcast on usaswimming.org at 9 a.m. for prelims and 5 p.m. finals.

WEDNESDAY RESULTS

COMBINED TEAM TOTALS: 1. SwimMAC 186, 2. Dynamo 136, 3. SwimAtlanta 132, 4. Carmel 126, 5. Lakeside 100, 6. Mason Manta Rays 92, 7. Mecklenburg 72, 8. Club Wolverine 66, 9. Bolles 28.

MEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. SwimMAC 98, 2. Carmel 80, 3. Swim Atlanta, Upper Dublin, Mason Manta Rays 58, 11. Bolles 18, 18. Pine Crest Swimming 2.

WOMEN TEAM TOTALS: 1. Dynamo 90, 2. SwimMAC 88, 3. SwimAtlanta 74, 4. Club Wolverine 60, 5. Lakeside 54, 2. Bolles 20.

GIRLS

4×50-yard medley relay:
1. Dynamo 1:39.51 (Rye Ulett, Alicia Henry, Tristen Ulett, Peyton Curry), 2. Cardinal Aquatics 1:40.17, 3. SwimMAC 1:40.60.

4×200-yard freestyle relay:
1. SwimMac 7:12.97 (Elizabeth Sowards, Kiley Wilhelm, Morgan Razewski, Kensley Merritt), 2. Dynamo 7:14.20, 3. Club Wolverine 7:156.37.

BOYS

4×50-yard medley relay:
1. Carmel 1:28.66 (Wyatt Davis, Ryan Malicki, Griffin Hadley, Jake Mitchell), 2. SwimMAC 1:29.70, 3. Spartan Aquatic Club 1:30.00, 16. Pine Crest Swimming 1:32.64 (Raphael Santos, Joshua Hanks, Will Taner, Jimmy Hart).

4×200-yard freestyle relay:
1. Carmel 6:23.21 (Wyatt Davis, Gus Rothrock, Griffin Hadley, Jake Mitchell), 2. SwimMAC 6:25.50, 3. SwimAtlanta 6:27.89.

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