American Heritage Plantation Sweeps Archbishop McCarthy To Remain Unbeaten; Cathy Cooper Commits To San Diego State


By Sharon Robb

PLANTATION, September 27, 2017—American Heritage Plantation remained undefeated after sweeping Archbishop McCarthy Wednesday at the Patriots’ pool.

The Patriots girls team, led by double winner Cathy Cooper, defeated Archbishop McCarthy, 107-62 to improve to 4-0.

Cooper won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:06.72 and 100-yard freestyle in 56.35. She was also a member of the winning 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Cooper, 17, a senior also made it official on Wednesday verbally committing to San Diego State University. Cooper, who represents Panama internationally, is one of the state’s top sprinters.

American Heritage Plantation swept all three girls relays and won six individual events including Annita Huang in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:11.28.

In the boys’ competition, the Patriots won all eight individual events and swept all three relays to defeat Archbishop McCarthy, 121-48. The Patriots are also unbeaten at 4-0.

CJ Kopecki and Kevin Porto were double winners. Kopecki won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:49.17 and 100-yard butterfly in 55.60. Kopecki was also on the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Porto won the 50-yard freestyle in 23.65 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:00.66. Porto also anchored the winning 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays.

Joseph Lee, Nicolas Rossi, Nicholas Pacitti and Nick Ulrich each won individual events.

No diving event was held.

GIRLS
American Heritage Plantation 107, Archbishop McCarthy 62

200-yard medley relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 2:06.35 (Isabella Taylor, Emme Ham, Molly Weidner, Annita Huang), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 2:10.22, 3. American Heritage Plantation B 2:25.53.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Cathy Cooper, AHP 2:06.72, 2. Olivia Mason, AHP 2:10.72, 3. Emme Ham, AHP 2:19.87.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Thea Mckenna, AHP 2:21.31, 2. Julie Mason, AHP 2:26.43, 3. Valentina Carrion, ABM 2:28.00.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Isabel Shashaty, ABM 27.25, 2. Ashley Green, ABM 27.71, 3. Annita Huang, AHP 27.81.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Selena Smith, ABM 1:11.78, 2. Molly Weidner, AHP 1:12.56, 3. Felicia Kozlowski, ABM 1:16.43.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Cathy Cooper, AHP 56.35, 2. Olivia Mason, AHP 1:00.00, 3. Ashley Green, ABM 1:00.12.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Isabella Taylor, AHP 5:37.78, 2. Julie Mason, AHP 5:48.06, 3. Jordan Jones, ABM 6:30.40.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 1:48.00 (Olivia Mason, Thea Mckenna, Molly Weidner, Cathy Cooper), 2. Archbishop McCarthy 1:59.57, 3. American Heritage Plantation B 2:05.28.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Annita Huang, AHP 1:11.28, 2. Jamie Annis, AHP 1:17.40, 3. Jordan Jones, ABM 1:18.06.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Emme Ham, AHP 1:12.19, 2. Thea Mckenna, AHP 1:14.37, 3. Isabella Taylor, AHP 1:14.81.
400-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 4:00.03 (Cathy Cooper, Olivia Mason, Annita Huang, Thea Mckenna), 2. American Heritage Plantation B 4:08.60, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 4:16.28.

BOYS
American Heritage Plantation 121, Archbishop McCarthy 48

200-yard medley relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 1:51.18 (Tommy Windisch, Joseph Lee, CJ Kopecki, Nicolas Rossi), 2. Archbishop McCarthy A 1:53.34, 3. Archbishop McCarthy B 2:14.43.

200-yard freestyle: 1. CJ Kopecki, AHP 1:49.17, 2. Nicholas Pacitti, AHP 1:51.12, 3. Gregory Martinez, ABM 2:45.53.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Joseph Lee, AHP 2:08.36, 2. Nicolas Rossi, AHP 2:14.25, 3. Jayden Scarlett, AHP 2:27.31.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Kevin Porto, AHP 23.65, 2. Fernando Salazar, AHP 24.66, 3. Nick Ulrich, AHP 25.37.

100-yard butterfly: 1. CJ Kopecki, AHP 55.60, 2. Joseph Lee, AHP 57.38, 3. Oscar Gonzalez, ABM 1:04.95.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Nicholas Pacitti, AHP 52.43, 2. Tommy Windisch, AHP 56.94, 3. Fernando Salazar, AHP 1:01.28.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Nicolas Rossi, AHP 5:19.66, 2. Oscar Gonzalez, ABM 5:49.28, 3. Benjamin Gomez del Campo, AHP 5:56.06.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 1:38.78 (Fernando Salazar, Joseph Lee, Nicholas Pacitti, Kevin Porto), 2. American Heritage B 1:51.00, 3. Archbishop McCarthy A 2:01.84.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Kevin Porto, AHP 1:00.66, 2. Tommy Windisch, AHP 1:04.22, 3. Lorenzo Lanaro, ABM 1:10.56.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Nick Ulrich, AHP 1:12.25, 2. Robert Pope III, ABM 1:16.09, 3. Evan Wang, AHP 1:16.11.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. American Heritage Plantation A 3:34.69 (Nicholas Rossi, Nicholas Pacitti, CJ Kopecki, Kevin Porto), 2. American Heritage Plantation B 3:57.65, 3. Archbishop McCarthy 4:02.12.

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