SOFLO’s Erika Pelaez Sweeps All Four Events At SOFLO May Sizzler


By Sharon Robb

May 15, 2015—Erika Pelaez of South Florida Aquatic Club swept all four girls events Friday night at the SOFLO May Sizzler at Academic Village Pool in Pembroke Pines.
Pelaez, 8, won the 7-8 25-yard butterfly in a best time 14.20, dropping from 15.37; 25-yard backstroke in a best time 15.93, dropping from 16.39; 25-yard breaststroke in a best time 18.47, dropping from 19.30 and 25-yard freestyle in a best time 13.72, dropping from 14.44.
Pelaez was also a member of SOFLO’s winning 100-yard medley relay.
In the boys competition, Joseph Blake Natino, 6, of SOFLO each won three events.
Natino, making his Sizzler debut, won the 25-yard backstroke in 28.36, 25-yard breaststroke in 33.56 and 25-yard freestyle in 25.68.
Azura Florida Aquatics will host the June Sizzler.

FRIDAY RESULTS

GIRLS

25-yard butterfly: 6-and-under, 1. Jenesys Amores, AquaKids Sharks 22.47, 2. Isabel Viera, MAC 29.55; 7-8, 1. Erika Pelaez, SOFLO 14.20, 2. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 19.69, 3. Chloe Alfonso, AquaKids Sharks 19.82.

25-yard backstroke: 6-and-under, 1. Jenesys Amores, AquaKids Sharks 24.81, 2. Esther Nawyn, AquaKids Sharks 26.70, 3. Isabel Viera, MAC 28.68; 7-8, 1. Erika Pelaez, SOFLO 15.93, 2. Izzy Wilson, AquaKids Sharks 21.05, 3. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 21.76.

25-yard breaststroke: 6-and-under, 1. Jenesys Amores, AquaKids Sharks 31.63, 2. Isabel Viera, MAC 35.46, 3. Andrea Viera, AquaKids Sharks 39.06; 7-8, 1. Erika Pelaez, SOFLO 18.47, 2. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 22.53, 3. Izzy Wilson, AquaKids Sharks 23.54.

25-yard freestyle: 6-and-under, 1. Jenesys Amores, AquaKids Sharks 20.88, 2. Isabel Viera, MAC 24.32, 3. Esther Nawyn, AquaKids Sharks 25.81; 7-8, 1. Erika Pelaez, SOFLO 13.72, 2. Izzy Wilson, AquaKids Sharks 16.82, 3. Fiorella Di Salvo, SOFLO 17.00.

100-yard medley relay: 8-and-under, 1. SOFLO “A” 1:19.77 (Celeste Cuevas, Fiorella Di Salvo, Erika Pelaez, Giada Porven), 2. AquaKids Sharks 1:29.99 (Stella Nawyn, Chloe Alfonso, Jenesys, Izzy Wilson).

BOYS

25-yard butterfly: 6-and-under, 1. Oscar Lewerth, MCDA 47.70; 7-8, 1. Julian Lezcano, MAC 17.73, 2. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 17.97, 3. Andriy Huertas, MAC 20.51.

25-yard backstroke: 6-and-under, 1. Joseph Blake Natino, SOFLO 28.36, 2. Oscar Lewerth, MCDA 32.78; 7-8, 1. Riley Carbonell, MAC 19.54, 2. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 19.54, 3. Julian Lezcano, MAC 20.39.

25-yard breaststroke: 6-and-under, 1. Joseph Blake Natino, SOFLO 33.56; 7-8, 1. Julian Lezcano, MAC 21.90, 2. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 22.34, 3. Andriy Huertas, MAC 23.94.

25-yard freestyle: 6-and-under, 1. Joseph Blake Natino, SOFLO 25.68, 2. Oscar Lewerth, MCDA 31.27; 7-8, 1. Julian Lezcano, MAC 15.46, 2. Alessandro Pereira, SOFLO 17.20, 3. Andriy, Huertas, MAC 17.30.

100-yard medley relay: 8-and-under, 1. SOFLO 1:32.61 (Gabriel Campanioni, Benjamin Kim,Alessandro Pereira, Armando Morillo).

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com

South Florida Aquatic Club Hosts Friday Sizzler Meet


By Sharon Robb

May 14, 2015—South Florida Aquatic Club will host the Florida Gold Coast May Sizzler on Friday at Academic Village Pool.

A field of 200 swimmers will compete in 34 heats.

SOFLO will host the AquaKids Sharks, Metro Aquatics, Miami-Dade County, and several unattached swimmers.

Among the top-seeds are Jenesys Amores, 6, of AquaKids Sharks; Nicholas Lorenzo, 6, of Metro Aquatics; Erika Pelaez, 8, of SOFLO; Julian Lezcano, 8, of Metro Aquatics; and Oscar Lewerth, 6, of Miami-Dade County.

SOFLO has seventeen swimmers (nine girls, eight boys) competing. They are: Gabriel Campanioni, 8; Celeste Cuevas, 8; Fiorella DiSalvo, 7; Matthew Escudero, 8; Abrielle Kelly, 7; Benjamin Kim, 7; Armando Morillo, 8; Abigail Natino, 8; Joseph Natino, 6; Antonia Ortiz, 7; Erika Pelaez, 8; Alessandro Pereira, 8; Giada Porvemn, 7; Jake Roman, 7; Mary Sawyer, 8; Owen Smith, 8; Sarah Vasquez, 7.

The events are the 6-and-under and 7-8 25-yard butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle races and 8-and-under 100-yard medley relay.

IF YOU GO

What: SOFLO May Sizzler

When: Friday, 5:30 p.m., warm-up 5 p.m.

Where: Academic Village Pool, 17191 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines

Admission: $2, heat sheets $2. For information call 954-538-3721.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

http://www.swim4soflo.com