South Florida Heat Sweeps Team Titles At Florida Christian Schools Championship; SOFLO’s Izzy Wilson Finishes Top Three


By Sharon Robb
FORT LAUDERDALE, September 10, 2022—South Florida Heat dominated the annual Florida Christian Schools Championship Saturday at host Westminster Academy.

South Florida Heat swept the team titles, winning the girls’ team title with 529 points and boys’ team title with 450 points. Carrollton was girls’ runner-up with 317 points and Jupiter Christian was boys’ runner-up with 270 points.

South Florida Home Education Athletic Team (HEAT), established in 2004, is a Christian-based FHSAA accredited, not-for-profit organization working with home schooling families.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Izzy Wilson had two top three finishes. She was second in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:02.12 and third in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:05.70.

Samantha Schoenborn of South Florida Heat and Alexandra Stern of St. Edwards were double winners.

Schoenborn won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:01.24 and 100-yard backstroke in 59.88.

Stern won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:12.50 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:12.73.

South Florida Heat won all six girls and boys relays.

Finn Winkler of South Florida Heat was the only boys’ double winner. He won the 100-yard butterfly in 55.53 and 100-yard backstroke in 54.16.

Nikita Efimov of South Florida Heat won the 200-yard individual medley in 1:55.33.

FLORIDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS
GIRLS TEAM TOTALS

  1. South Florida Heat 529, 2. Carrollton 317, 3. Calvary Christian 250, 4. Westminster Academy 244, 5. Clearwater Central Catholic 236, 6. Jupiter Christian 146, 7. Westminster Christian 74, 8. Saint Edwards 43.

GIRLS RESULTS
200-yard medley relay: 1. South Florida Heat 1:52.83, 2. Calvary Christian 2:05.70, 3. Carrollton 2:06.36.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Alanis Santiago, SFH 1:56.33, 2. Izzy Wilson, CAR 2:02.12, 3. Lauren Gualtieri, CCC 2:03.29.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Alexandra Stern, STED 2:12.50, 2. Gioia Balzano, SFH 2:12.60, 3. Manuella Lima, SFH 2:27.20.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Alera Hurwitz, SFH 25.13, 2. Anais Gedeon, SFH 25.80, 3. Sydney Gordon, WA 26.53.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Samantha Schoenborn, SFH 1:01.24, 2. Victoria Reveron, SFH 1:02.02, 3. Mia Patton, SFH 1:04.13.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Gioia Balzano, SFH 53.61, 2. Christian Paschal, CCFT 56.58, 3. Arden Robinson, CCC 57.60.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Alexandra Stern, STED 5:12.73, 2. Alanis Santiago, SFH 5:15.37, 3. Lauren Gualtieri, CCC 5:26.65.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. South Florida Heat 1:43.98, 2. Central Catholic 1:47.50, 3. Calvary Christian 1:47.73.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Samantha Schoenborn, SFH 59.88, 2. Alera Hurwitz, SFH 1:00.15, 3. Izzy Wilson, CAR 1:05.70.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Fiorella Di Salvo, SFH 1:14.07, 2. Alani Lopez, SFH 1:15.07, 3. Victoria Reveron, SFH 1:16.39.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. South Florida Heat 3:42.83, 2. Carrollton 4:00.35, 3. Calvary Christian 4:04.44.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS

  1. South Florida Heat 450, 2. Jupiter Christian 270, 3. Westminster Academy 258, 4. Calvary Christian 255, 5. Clearwater Central Catholic 205, 6. Westminster Christian 160, 7. Chaminade-Madonna 145, 8. St. Edwards 55, 9. Berean Christian 49.

BOYS RESULTS
200-yard medley relay: 1. South Florida Heat 1:38.52, 2. Jupiter Christian 1:45.98, 3. Calvary Christian 1:54.36.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Matty Turner, CCC 1:50.12, 2. Gunner Williams, CCC 1:51.99, 3. Christian Clark, WA 1:52.54.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Nikita Efimov, SFH 1:55.33, 2. Giulian Martin, SFH 1:56.47, 3. Joshua Barreto, SFH 2:08.53.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Mario Solorzano, WCH 22.32, 2. Kyle Gayle, WA 24.25,32. Barron Tate, CHAM 24.31.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Finn Winkler, SFH 55.53, 2. Josue Paiz, SFH 56.17, 3. Joshua Barreto, SFH 57.89.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Christian Clark, WA 50.38, 2. Mario Solorzano, WCH 50.88, 3. Duy Vuong, JUPC 52.32.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Surfiel Santiago, SFH 5:10.33, 2. Roman Clement, SFH 5:40.54, 3. Sean Feinberg, CCC 6:10.72.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. South Florida Heat 1:31.83, 2. Jupiter Christian 1:36.49, 3. Westminster Academy 1:36.81.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Finn Winkler, SFH 54.16, 2. Matty Turner, CCC 59.43, 3. Matthew Young, JUPC 1:03.68.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Giulian Martin, SFH 58.62, 2. Nikita Efimov, SFH 59.41, 3. Clayton Pinera, JUPC 1:04.22.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. South Florida Heat 3:25.41, 2. Calvary Christian 3:42.52, 3. Westminster Academy 3:44.42.

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

Westminster Academy Sweeps Posnack, Grandview Prep


By Sharon Robb
FORT LAUDERDALE, September 3, 2022– Westminster Academy won its first two dual meets of the season Friday at its’ home pool.

The girls’ team swept Posnack, 113-29, and Grandview Prep, 112-13. In the other matchup, Posnack downed Grandview Prep, 63-31.

The boys’ team also swept Posnack, 107-41, and routed Grandview Prep, 108-31. Posnack defeated Grandview Prep, 70-51.

The girls team was led by Danielle Gordon and Marley Scott, both double winners.

Gordon won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:45.81 and 100-yard butterfly in 1:14.67.

Scott won the 50-yard freestyle in 27.25 and 100-yard freestyle in 1:05.57.

Christian Clark, Kyle Gayle and Josh Justin were double winners for the boys’ team.

Clark won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:02.02 and 100-yard freestyle in 50.39.

Gayle won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.66 and 100-yard butterfly in 1:08.68.

Justin won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:12.67 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:03.23.

Westminster Academy swept all three boys and girls relays.

Westminster Academy’s next meet is against FAU High School at home at 4 p.m.

GIRLS
Westminster Academy 113, Posnack 29
Westminster Academy 112, Grandview Prep 13
Posnack 63, Grandview Prep 31

200-yard medley relay: 1. Westminster Academy A 2:15.32, 2. Westminster Academy B 2:32.59, 3. Posnack 3:23.49.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Lynn Rose Ruiz, WA 2:28.04, 2. Emma Kirk, WA 2:45.54, 3. Sophie Hockman, PO 2:56.40.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Danielle Gordon, WA 2:45.81.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Marley Scott, WA 27.25, 2. Markeli Jones, WA 29.22, 3. Lily McRoberts, WA 30.52.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Danielle Gordon, WA 1:14.67.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Marley Scott, WA 1:05.57, 2. Markeli Jones, WA 1:07.95, 3. Olivia Weissman, WA 1:10.16.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Sydney Gordon, WA 6:52.54, 2. Emma Kirk, WA 8:05.17, 3. Maya Hasson, PO 9:04.37.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Westminster Academy A 1:49.02, 2. Posnack 2:19.39.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Kelsey Pierce, WA 1:32.69, 2. Diana Galkin, GP 1:33.89, 3. Megan Ruiz, WA 1:38.91.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Olivia Weissman, WA 1:31.63, 2. Isabella Volkert, WA 1:33.91, 3. Niksic Angela, WA 1:34.30.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Westminster Academy A 4:31.74, 2. Westminster Academy B 4:50.89, 3. Posnack 5:59.65.

BOYS
Westminster Academy 107, Posnack 41
Westminster Academy 108, Grandview Prep 31
Posnack 70, Grandview Prep 51

200-yard medley relay: 1. Westminster Academy A 2:02.90, 2. Grandview 2:07.54, 3. Posnack 2:10.08.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Christian Clark, WA 2:02.02, 2. Nikita Galkin, GP 2:11.47, 3. Frank Malo, WA 2:19.58.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Josh Justin, WA 2:12.67, 2. Raphael Allnut, Posnack 2:27.29, 3. Lucas Linares, WA 2:31.48.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Kyle Gayle, WA 24.66, 2. Isaac Tawil, PO 25.54, 3. Frank Malo, WA 26.08.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Kyle Gayle, WA 1:08.68.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Christian Clark, WA 50.39, 2. Raphael Allnut, PO 56.93, 3. Isaac Tawil, PO 59.74.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Oz Alon, PO 7:04.38, 2. Charlie Scasserra, WA 8:24.36.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Westminster Academy A 1:38.55, 2. Westminster Academy B 1:53.67, 3. Grandview 2:06.32.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Josh Justin, WA 1:03.23, 2. Lucas Linares, WA 1:05.39, 3. Nikita Galkin, GP 1:09.50.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Adam Kastmark, GP 1:18.13, 2. Mark Pekic, WA 1:20.44, 3. Christopher Bennett, WA 1:21.22.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Westminster Academy A 3:50.62, 2. Posnack A 4:22.08, 3. Posnack B 6:08.94.

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

South Florida Heat Sweeps Westminster Academy, Chaminade


By Sharon Robb
FORT LAUDERDALE, September 30, 2021–South Florida Heat boys and girls teams picked up four wins with a sweep of Chaminade and host Westminster Academy in a tri-meet.

South Florida Heat girls, led by double winners Erika Pelaez, Samantha Schoenborn and Micaela Sierra, defeated Westminster Academy, 106-61, and Chaminade 112-16. In the other matchup, Westminster Academy topped Chaminade 133-17.

South Florida Heat girls won all but two individual events and one relay.

Pelaez won the 50-yard freestyle in 23.27 and 100-yard freestyle in 51.56.

Schoenborn won the 100-yard butterfly in 50.66 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:00.80.

Sierra won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:10.88 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:07.18.

South Florida Heat won the girls’ 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays.

South Florida Heat boys swept all three relays. Kaii Winkler and Dario Martin were double winners.

Winkler won the 50-yard freestyle (20.67) and 100-yard freestyle (44.32).

Martin won the 100-yard butterfly in 51.05 and 100-year breaststroke in 58.46.

GIRLS
South Florida Heat 106, Westminster Academy 61
South Florida Heat 112, Chaminade 16
Westminster Academy 133, Chaminade 17

200-yard medley relay: 1. South Florida Heat A 1:49.48, 2. South Florida Heat B 2:00.43, 3. Westminster Academy 2:12.68.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Gioia Balzano, SFH 2:01.47, 2. Hope Suther, SFH 2:12.42, 3. Sydney Gordon, WA 2:15.44.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Micaela Sierra, SFH 2:10.88, 2. Marley Scott, WA 2:51.81, 3. Isabella Volkert, WA 3:02.44.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Erika Pelaez, SFH 23.27, 2. Mia Patton, SFH 25.67, 3. Sydney Gordon, WA 27.19.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Samantha Schoenborn, SFH 50.66, 2. Mia Patton, SFH 1:03.14, 3. Fiorella DiSalvo, SFH 1:06.45.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Erika Pelaez, SFH 51.56, 2. Anais Gedeon, SFH 57.87, 3. Arizel Sosa, SFH 1:08.90.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Lynn-Rose Ruiz, WA 6:49.93, 2. Karsen Reeves, WA 7:13.40.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Westminster Academy 1:54.47, 2. South Florida Heat 1:57.32, 3. Westminster Academy 2:21.20.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Samantha Schoenborn, SFH 1:00.80, 2. Gioia Balzano, SFH 1:02.70, 3. Fiorella DiSalvo, SFH 1:09.70.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Micaela Sierra, SFH 1:07.18, 2. Anais Gedeon, SFH 1:20.75, 3. Hope Suther, SFH 1:24.06.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. South Florida Heat 3:45.85, 2. Westminster Academy 4:58.73.

1-meter diving: 1. Makenzie Blake, WA 205.25.

BOYS
South Florida Heat 95, Westminster Academy 66
South Florida Heat 101, Chaminade 11
Westminster Academy 124, Chaminade 11

200-yard medley relay: 1. South Florida Heat A 1:36.48, 2. South Florida Heat B 1:50.91, 3. Westminster Academy 1:54.96.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Frank Maio, WA 2:27.12, 2. Matias Rodriguez, WA 2:48.74, 3. Charles Scasserra, WA 3:00.94.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Nikita Efimov, SFH 1:59.63, 2. Joshua Barreto, SFH 2:12.86, 3. Christian Clark, WA 2:16.23.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Kaii Winkler, SFH 20.67, 2. Max Flores, WA 25.51, 3. Mark Pekic, WA 25.86.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Dario Martin, SFH 51.05, 2. Finn Winkler, SFH 54.10, 3. Aiden Kohanyi, SFH 58.08.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Kaii Winkler, SFH 44.32, 2. Christian Clark, WA 52.13, 3. Leo Garcia, CHAM 53.93.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Josue Paiz, SFH 5:31.73, 2. Kyle Gayle, WA 6:06.20, 3. Thomas Breza, WA 7:34.25.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. South Florida Heat 1:33.51, 2. Westminster Academy 1:54.22.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Finn Winkler, SFH 54.88, 2. Jordan Cote, WA 1:11.11, 3. Layton McCartney, WA 1:24.80.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Dario Martin, SFH 58.46, 2. Nikita Efimov, SFH 59.84, 3. Aiden Kohanyi, SFH 1:03.61.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. South Florida Heat 3:28.64, 2. Westminster Academy A 4:31.17, 3. Westminster Academy B 5:10.23.

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

NSU University School Boys, Westminster Academy Girls Split Dual Meet


By Sharon Robb
FORT LAUDERDALE, September 14, 2021–NSU University School boys and Westminster Academy girls won during the teams’ dual meet competition Monday at host Westminster Academy.

Westminster Academy girls defeated NSU University School, 152-124.

Westminster Academy was led by individual winners Sydney Gordon in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:18.25, diver Makenzie Blake with 206.10 points and winning 200-yard freestyle relay.

NSU University School was led by double winner Rafaella Araujo in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:21.95 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:11.12.

Sierra Leete also won two events in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:43.33 and 100-yard backstroke in 1:08.99.

NSU University School boys topped Westminster Academy, 146-113.

NSU University School swept all three boys’ relays. Max Fermayer and Angelo Martinez were double winners.

Fermayer won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:53.96 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:08.56.

Martinez won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:09.52 and 100-yard butterfly in 56.43.

Westminster Academy’s Mark Pekic also won two events in the 50-yard freestyle in 25.64 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:14.82.

GIRLS
Westminster Academy 152, NSU University School 124

200-yard medley relay: 1. NSU University School 2:08.33, 2. Westminster Academy A 2:13.24, 3. Westminster Academy B 2:31.47.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Alexis Christensen, NSU 2:11.66, 2. Yardenes Rubin, NSU 2:12.51, 3. Victoria Barbar, WA 2:32.42.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Rafaella Araujo, NSU 2:21.95, 2. Sydney Gordon, WA 2:44.61, 3. Abigail Weissman, WA 2:51.06.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Isabella Bello, NSU 28.31, 2. Karsen Reeves, WA 30.01, 3. Lynn-Rose Ruiz, WEA 30.82.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Sydney Gordon, WA 1:18.25, 2. Marley Scott, WA 1:18.60, 3. Reagan Lowe, NSU 1:28.50.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Yardenes Rubin, NSU 1:02.32, 2. Isabella Bello, NSU 1:06.67, 3. Emily Graham WA 1:09.54.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Sierra Leete, NSU 5:43.33, 2. Alexis Christensen, NSU 5:43.35, 3. Victoria Barbar, WA 6:59.88.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Westminster Academy 1:55.33, 2. NSU University School 1:56.98, 3. Westminster Academy B 2:43.73.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Sierra Leete, NSU 1:08.99, 2. Olivia Weissman, WA 1:40.01, 3. Madison Draizin, NSU 1:42.50.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Rafaella Araujo, NSU 1:11.12, 2. Abigail Weissman, WA 1:27.31, 3. Isabella Volkert, WA 1:30.45.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSU University 4:10.22, 2. Westminster Academy 4:45.09, 3. Westminster Academy 5:09.49.

1-meter diving: 1. Makenzie Blake, WA 206.10, 2. Alexia Laras, NSU 110.20.

BOYS
NSU University School 146, Westminster Academy 113

200-yard medley relay: 1. NSU University School 1:52.74, 2. Westminster Academy 1:55.77, 3. NSU University School B 2:17.92.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Max Fermayer, NSU 1:53.96, 2. Sebastian Lobaton, NSU 2:02.97, 3. Max Flores, WA 2:06.11.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Angelo Martinez, NSU 2:09.52, 2. Christian Clark, WA 2:18.22, 3. Maverick Ross, NSU 2:43.57.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Mark Pekic, WA 25.64, 2. Arthur Monastyrsky, NSU 25.69, 3. Maksim Kocherev, NSU 28.34.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Angelo Martinez, NSU 56.43, 2. Sebastian Lobaton, NSU 58.63, 3. Kyle Gayle, WA 1:05.09.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Karl Aimable, NSU 49.71, 2. Michele Vandenbossche, NSU 51.31, 3. Arthur Monastyrsky, NSU 1:02.85.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Max Fermayer, NSU 5:08.56, 2. Christian Clark, WA 5:33.33, 3. Charles Scasserra, WA 8:25.21.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSU University 1:34.00, 2. Westminster Academy 1:39.60, 3. Westminster Academy B 2:29.60.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Michele Vandenbossche, NSU 55.80, 2. Karl Aimable, NSU 56.28, 3. Lucas Linares Figueroa, WA 1:09.73.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Mark Pekic, WA 1:14.82, 2. Jordan Cote, WA 1:25.023, 3. Maverick Ross, NSU 1:30.38.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. NSU University School 3:33.87, 2. Westminster Academy 4:19.98.

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

King’s Academy Captures Florida Christian Schools Invitational


By Sharon Robb
FORT LAUDERDALE, September 11, 2021–King’s Academy swept the girls and boys team titles in the annual Florida Christian Schools Invitational Saturday at host Westminster Academy.

The girls’ team, with three relay and five individual wins, won the team title with 585 points. South Florida Heat was runner-up with 315 and Carrollton was third with 295 points.

The boys’ team, with six individual and one relay win, won the team title with 480 points. South Florida Heat was second with 392 points and Calvary Christian was third with 234.

The day-long meet featured nine teams from Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade.

Paige Munna was a double winner for the Lions in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:54.77 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:07.72.

Emma Herrera, Ava Fasno and Ally Bozzuto also won individual events for King’s Academy.

Lydia Lanahan was also a double winner in the 50-yard freestyle in 25.36 and 100-yard freestyle in 55.63.

Nicolette Xydas of Carrollton won the girls 1-meter diving with 181 points. There was no boys event.

Erika Pelaez of South Florida won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:03.48.

Double winners Josh Zuchowski and Noah Engstrom led King’s Academy boys. Zuchowski won the 100-yard butterfly in 48.52 and 100-yard breaststroke in 56.52. Engstrom won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.34 and 100-yard freestyle in 50.74.

South Florida Heat won two relays and two individual events.

FLORIDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS INVITATIONAL
Held at Westminster Academy, Fort Lauderdale
GIRLS
TEAM TOTALS:
1. The King’s Academy 585, 2. South Florida Heat 315, 3. Carrollton 295, 4. Calvary Christian 201, 5. Jupiter Christian 181, 6. Westminster Academy 152, 7. Westminster Christian 89, 8. Berean Christian 75, 9. St. Edwards 46.
200-yard medley relay: 1. King’s Academy 1:47.02, 2. South Florida Heat 1:48.89, 3. Carrollton 2:02.77.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Paige Munna, KA 1:54.77, 2. Kiki Munna, KA 1:58.85, 3. Gioia Balzano, SFH 2:02.05.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Erika Pelaez, SFH 2:03.48, 2. Aly Bozzuto, KA 2:05.07, 3. Emma Herrera, KA 2:05.51.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Lydia Lanahan, CALV 25.36, 2. Julianna Bell, KA 25.65, 3. Micaela Sierra, SFH 26.45.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Emma Herrera, KA 56.67, 2. Ava Fasano, KA 57.24, 3. Gioia Balzano, SFH 1:00.61.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Lydia Lanahan, CALV 55.63, 2. Amanda Loomis, KA 55.71, 3. Julianna Bell, KA 56.53.

1-Meter Diving: 1. Nicolette Xydas, CAR 181.00, 2. Laurel MacPhee, CALV 158.95, 3. Zoe Strachan, KA 84.55.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Paige Munna, KA 5:07.72, 2. Alexandra Stern, STED 5:15.07, 3. Olivia Wiebe, SFH 5:27.68.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. King’s Academy 1:39.75, 2. South Florida Heat 1:45.66, 3. Jupiter Christian 1:51.91.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Ava Fasano, KA 57.50, 2. Kiki Munna, KA 1:00.10, 3. Amanda Loomis, KA 1:00.9, 4. Izzy Wilson, CAR 1:05.02.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Aly Bozzuto, KA 1:05.23, 2. Micaela Sierra, SFH 1:05.27, 3. Madison Sipowski, KA 1:07.54, 6. Fiorella Di Salvo, SFH 1:17.67.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. King’s Academy 3:34.32, 2. Carrollton 4:03.76, 3. South Florida Heat 4:13.62.

BOYS
TEAM TOTALS: 1. The King’s Academy 480, 2. South Florida Heat 392, 3. Calvary Christian 234, 4. Jupiter Christian 220, 5. Westminster Academy 217, 6. Westminster Christian 103, 7. Berean Christian 74, 8. St. Edwards 56, 9. Rhema Word Christian 31.

200-yard medley relay: 1. South Florida Heat 1:36.07, 2. King’s Academy 1:38.36, 3. Calvary Christian 1:55.01.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Christian Proscia, KA 1:49.23, 2. Finn Winkler, SFH 1:49.89, 3. Christian Clark, WA 1:54.14.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Dario Martin, SFH 1:53.25, 2. Kaii Winkler, SFH 1:53.66, 3. Diego Barberna, KA 2:12.44.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Noah Engstrom, KA 22.34, 2. Noah Smith, KA 22.53, 3. Mario Solorzano, WC 22.78.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Josh Zuchowski KA 48.52, 2. Nikita Efimov, SFH 51.91, 3. Diego Barberna, KA 57.04.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Noah Engstrom, KA 50.74, 2. Christian Clark, WA 51.24, 3. Mario Ssolorzano, WC 51.56.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Kaii Winkler, SFH 4:45.86, 2. Christian Proscia, KA 4:55.20, 3. Josue Paiz, SFH 5:33.01.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. South Florida Heat 1:27.50, 2. King’s Academy 1:35.58, 3. Westminster Academy 1:40.41.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Noah Smith, KA 53.33, 2. Finn Winkler, SFH 54.47, 3. Josh Justin, RWCA 1:00.20.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Josh Zuchowski, KA 56.52, 2. Dario Martin, SFH 57.23, 3. Nikita Efimov, SFH 59.85.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. King’s Academy 3:27.46, 2. South Florida Heat 3:33.00, 3. Westminster Academy 3:45.84.

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

Virginia Captures First-Ever NCAA Division 1 Women’s Swimming and Diving Title; SOFLO’s Golding Competes In Final Event


By Sharon Robb
GREENSBORO, N.C.—The University of Virginia Cavaliers women’s team are national champions.

For the first time in the program’s history, the Cavaliers won the NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday night at Greensboro Aquatic Center.

Among the field of 37 teams, the Cavaliers finished with 491 points, 137 points ahead of closest competitor N.C. State with 354 and Texas with 344.5. Defending champion Stanford was ninth with 159 points.

Head Coach Todd DeSorbo, now in his fourth year at Virginia, led the Cavaliers to its ACC title this season.

“I’m so proud of this group,” DeSorbo said. “They have been on a mission all year and just been grinding and excited for it. They just performed at a really high level all week.

“It is an exciting time for our program and our conference. To put someone in the ‘A’ Final in every single event is pretty impressive. It just shows overall depth. I think it takes a full team to win a national title and these ladies brought it every minute of every day.”

Virginia senior Paige Madden was named the MVP of the meet with three individual titles (500-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle, and 1650-yard freestyle) and one relay title.

It’s also the first swimming title for the Atlantic Coast Conference. Both Virginia and N.C. State are ACC teams. In the past 20 years, national titles have gone to Pac-12 and SEC Conference teams.

The only Florida team to finish among the Top 20 was University of Florida, 17th with 84.5 points. University of Miami was 23rd with 42 points, all from its divers; and Florida Gulf Coast was 32nd with six points.

Two Florida Gold Coast and former South Florida high school swimmers are members of the NCAA champion. They are Gulliver Prep alum Kyla Valls, a senior, and Westminster Academy alum Jessica Nava, a junior. Valls was a member of the winning 800-yard freestyle relay team.

Final night winners were:

Virginia senior Paige Madden, 1,650-yard freestyle, best time 15:41.86.

Wisconsin freshman Phoebe Bacon, 200-yard backstroke, 1:48.32.

Michigan junior Maggie MacNeil, 100-yard freestyle, 46.02. Cal junior Isabel Ivey was third in 46.95. Virginia senior Kayla Valls was 54th in 50.03. Florida International’s Jasmine Nocentini scratched from the event.

N.C. State junior Sophie Hansson, 200-yard breaststroke, 2:03.86.

Michigan junior Olivia Carter, 200-yard butterfly, 1:51.33. Virginia junior Jessica Nava, 17th, 1:55.71.

Indiana freshman Tarrin Gilliland won the women’s platform diving title with 338.40 points. Florida International junior Maha Gouda was 21st with 244.10 points.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Kathleen Golding of University of Florida competed in her fourth and final event, anchoring the Gators’ 400-yard freestyle relay that finished 19th in 3:15.99 with teammates Talia Bates, Gabrielle Hillis and Katie Mack.

The NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships are March 24-27, also at Greensboro Aquatic Center.

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

Westminster Academy Captures District 11-1A Team Titles; SOFLO’s Kevin Moya, Sara Quintero District Champions


By Sharon Robb


FORT LAUDERDALE, October 31, 2020—It was worth the wait for Westminster Academy.

After four hours of lightning delays, the Lions swept the District 11-1A boys and girls team titles Saturday at their rain-soaked home pool.

The girls’ team won with 514 points followed by Calvary Christian, 333; South Florida Heat, 284 and Sagemont, 76.

The boys’ team won with 454 points followed by Calvary Christian, 379; South Florida Heat, 323; and Sagemont, 40.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Kevin Moya and Sara Quintero, both of Sagemont, came up big winning district titles.

Quintero won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:01.62 ahead of SOFLO teammate and seventh grader Fiorella Di Salvo of South Florida Heat in 1:06.76.

Quintero was also third in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:16.95. DiSalvo was third in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:07.63.

Moya was a double winner in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:59.93, the only swimmer to dip under 2 minutes and 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.46.

Westminster Academy girls were led by individual winners Victoria Barbar in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:38.67 and Jojo Richter in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:02.35.

Westminster Academy swept the top three spots in the girls’ 500-yard freestyle.

Westminster Academy boys were led by double winner Christian Clark in the 50-yard freestyle in 23.42 and 100-yard freestyle in 51.98 and its winning 200-yard freestyle relay.

In the best boys’ race of the day, South Florida Heat teammates Dario Martin and Nikita Efimov battled it out in the 100-yard butterfly with Martin winning, 53.15-53.65.

Westminster Academy swept the 1-meter diving titles. Senior Abigail Farrar won the girls title with 451.30 and senior Blakeman Shaw won the boys title with a county-leading 540.50.

Swimmers and divers who qualify now have a quick turn around and advance to the region meet on Monday, Nov. 2 at Indian River State College at 9:30 a.m. The psych sheets will be posted at fhsaa.com.

DISTRICT 11-1A RESULTS
GIRLS TEAM TOTALS

  1. Westminster Academy 514, 2. Calvary Christian 333, 3. South Florida Heat 284, 4. Sagemont 76.

GIRLS INDIVIDUALS
200-yard medley relay:

  1. South Florida Heat 1:51.31, 2. Westminster Academy 2:07.53, 3. Calvary Christian 2:35.21.

200-yard freestyle:

  1. Angelic Hernandez, CC 2:03.46, 2. Grace Parnas, CC 2:18.46, 3. Victoria Barbar, WA 2:26.72.

200-yard individual medley:

  1. Michaela Sierra, SFH 2:11.25, 2. Adriana Gooding, SAGE 2:14.89, 3. Sara Quintero, SAGE 2:16.95.

50-yard freestyle:

  1. Erika Pelaez, SFH 23.58, 2. Lydia Lanahan, CC 25.76, 3. Faith Suther, SFH 26.21.

100-yard butterfly:

  1. Sara Quintero, SAGE 1:01.62, 2. Fiorella DiSalvo, SFH 1:06.76, 3. Hanna Lamb, CC 1:19.78.

100-yard freestyle:

  1. Erika Pelaez, SFH 51.34, 2. Lydia Lanahan, CC 55.72, 3. Angelic Hernandez, CC 56.93.

500-yard freestyle:

  1. Victoria Barbar, WA 6:38.67, 2. Lynn Ruiz, WA 6:51.40, 3. Karsen Reeves, WA 7:06.54.

200-yard freestyle relay:

  1. Calvary Christian 1:46.09, 2. Westminster Academy 1:51.85.

100-yard backstroke:

  1. JoJo Richter, WA 1:02.35, 2. Adriana Goodwin, SAGE 1:02.80, 3. Fiorella Di Salvo, SFH 1:07.63.

100-yard breaststroke:

  1. Michaela Sierra, SFH 1:07.10, 2. Hope Suther, SFH 1:16.98, 3. Abigail Weissman, WA 1:23.74.

400-yard freestyle relay:

  1. South Florida Heat 3:45.46, 2. Calvary Christian 4:12.23, 3. Westminster Academy 4:15.70.

1-meter diving: 1. Abigail Farrar, WA 451.30, 2. Sophia Souza, CC 432.35, 3. Makenzie Blake, WA 421.75.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS

  1. Westminster Academy 454, 2. Calvary Christian 379, 3. South Florida Heat 323, 4. Sagemont 40.

BOYS INDIVIDUALS
200-yard medley relay:

  1. South Florida Heat 1:47.56, 2. Westminster Academy 1:49.35, 2. Calvary Christian 1:55.31.

200-yard freestyle:

  1. Kevin Moya, SAGE 1:59.93, 2. Lucas Figueroa, WA 2:26.47, 3. Frank Maio, WA 2:32.13.

200-yard individual medley:

  1. Nikita Efimov, SFH 2:05.87, 2. Juan Sarmiento, SFH 2:18.38, 3. Mark Pekic, WA 2:25.61.

50-yard freestyle:

  1. Christian Clark, WA 23.42, 2. Shad Wallace, CC 23.81, 3. Joshua Santi, SFH 27.10.

100-yard butterfly:

  1. Dario Martin, SFH 53.15, 2. Nikita Efimov, SFH 53.65, 3. Max Flores, WA 1:02.17.

100-yard freestyle:

  1. Christian Clark, WA 51.98, 2. Joshua Santil, SFH 1:01.14, 3. Matt Barnes, CC 1:01.86.

500-yard freestyle:

  1. Farouk Musa, SFH 5:21.70, 2. Stefano Mazzi, SFH 6:11.32, 3. Frank Maio, WA 7:17.73.

200-yard freestyle relay:

  1. Westminster Academy 1:40.65, 2. Calvary Christian 2:07.42.

100-yard backstroke:

  1. Kevin Moya, SAGE 1:01.46, 2. Farouk Musa, SFH 1:02.31, 3. Josh Wallace, CC 1:06.62.

100-yard breaststroke:

  1. Dario Martin, SFH 1:01.40, 2. Juan Sarmiento, SFH 1:10.80, 3. Mark Pekic, WA 1:12.93.

400-yard freestyle relay:

  1. South Florida Heat 3:37.30, 2. Calvary Christian 4:12.23, 3. Westminster Academy 4:15.70.

1-meter diving: 1. Blakeman Shaw, WA 540.50.

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

St. Thomas Aquinas Sweeps Cardinal Gibbons, Westminster Academy; SOFLO’s Lance Lesage, Julianne McCranie Double Winners


By Sharon Robb


FORT LAUDERDALE, October 18, 2020—St. Thomas Aquinas won its first and only tri-meet of the season on Thursday with victories over Cardinal Gibbons and Westminster Academy.

The girls’ team defeated Westminster Academy, 73-25, and Cardinal Gibbons, 68-21. In the other match-up, Westminster Academy defeated Cardinal Gibbons, 52-43.

The boys’ team won, 74-28, over Westminster Academy and 65-36 over Cardinal Gibbons. In the other match, Cardinal Gibbons topped Westminster Academy, 69-32.

The meet served as a tuneup for the Raiders’ District 11-3A meet on Oct. 23 at host Miami Belen Jesuit at 10:30 a.m. The diving portion will be held at Coral Springs Aquatic Coplex on Oct. 19, also at 10:30 a.m.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Lance Lesage, a senior, was a double winner in the 50-yard freestyle in 22.16 and 100-yard backstroke in 51.77. Lesage is a state runner-up.m SOFLO teammate Julianne McCranie was also a double winner for the Raiders girls’ team.

The Raiders had two other boys’ double winners, Steven Grady and Jonas Santos. Grady won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:00.48 and 100-yard freestyle in 54.46. Santos won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:14.84 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:09.58.

St. Thomas Aquinas swept all three boys and girls relays.

The Raider girls were led by double winners Gabriella Chambers and Julianne McCranie. Chambers won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:05.78 and 100-yard freestyle in 57.56. McCranie won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:18.19 and 100-yard butterfly in 1:00.85.

SOFLO’s Mariann Catalasan was second in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:16.25.

GIRLS
St. Thomas Aquinas 74, Westminster Academy 28
Cardinal Gibbons 69, Westminster Academy 32
St. Thomas Aquinas 65, Cardinal Gibbons 36

200-yard medley relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 2:00.38, 2. Cardinal Gibbons A 2:00.46, 3. Cardinal Gibbons B 2:06.99.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Gabriella Chambers, STA 2:05.78, 2. Addison Byrne, CG 2:09.60, 3. Isabella Bengala, CG 2:14.65.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Julianne McCranie, STA 2:18.19, 2. Jade Renaud, STA 2:22.14, 3. Anna Kline, STA 2:32.38.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Melody Yates, CG 26.87, 2. Teresa Landron, STA 26.92, 3. JoJo Richter, WA 27.09.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Julianne McCranie, STA 1:00.85, 2. Jaclyn Nelson, CG 1:04.63, 3. Kaitlyn Armbruster, CG 1:05.22.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Gabriella Chambers, STA 57.56, 2. Sydney Gordon, WA 1:01.81, 3. Angelina Pasarin, STA 1:02.24.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Addison Byrne, CG 5:40.59, 2. Anna Kline, STA 5:43.45, 3. Isabella Bengala, CG 5:54.47.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas 1:46.06, 2. Cardinal Gibbons 1:49.71, 3. Westminster Academy 1:52.85.

100-yard backstroke: 1. JoJo Richter, WA 1:03.32, 2. Melody Yates, CG 1:04.07, 3. Jaclyn Nelson, CG 1:05.04.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Jade Renaud, STA 1:14.47, 2. Mariann Catalasan, STA 1:16.25, 3. Victoria Landron, STA 1:18.25.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 3:53.16, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas B 4:14.24, 3. Cardinal Gibbons A 4:19.50.

1-meter diving: 1. Makenzie Blake, WA 236.15, 2. Abigail Farrar, WA 225.80, 3. Kaitlyn Ross, STA 207.30.

BOYS
St. Thomas Aquinas 73, Westminster Academy 25
Westminster Academy 52, Cardinal Gibbons 43
St. Thomas Aquinas 68, Cardinal Gibbons 21

200-yard medley relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:44.52, 2. Cardinal Gibbons A 1:56.36, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas B 1:57.03.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Steven Grady, STA 2:00.48, 2. Mateo Shearer, STA 2:01.93, 3. Ryan Lynch, CG 2:28.82.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Jonas Santos, STA 2:14.84, 2. Tyler Armbruster, CG 2:23.81, 3. Nick Nimroozi, STA 2:24.19.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Lance Lesage, STA 22.16, 2. Blakeman Shaw, WA 23.83, 3. David Garzon, STA 23.93.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Marcus Szabo, CG 56.52, 2. Jack Faulkner, STA 56.97, 3. David Garzon, STA 1:03.87.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Steven Grady, STA 54.46, 2. John Lynch, CG 54.79, 3. Liam Connor, STA 59.50.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Matthew Tan, STA 5:26.49, 2. Mateo Shearer, STA 5:34.00, 3. Tyler Armbruster, CG 5:40.20.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas A 1:38.18, 2. Cardinal Gibbons 1:42.41, 3. Westminster Academy A 1:46.23.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Lance Lesage, STA 51.77, 2. Jack Faulkner, STA 58.41, 3. Marcus Szabo, CG 1:00.15.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Jonas Santos, STA 1:09.58, 2. Mark Pekic, WA 1:17.30, 3. Justin Ruf, STA 1:20.38.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. St. Thomas Aquinas B 4:00.73, 2. Westminster Academy A 4:11.70, 3. Westminster Academy B 5:29.06.

1-meter diving: 1. Blakeman Shaw, WA 326.00.
Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
http://www.swim4soflo.com

South Florida HEAT Sweep Tri-Meet; SOFLO’s Enrique Rodriguez, Diego Nazario-Vazquez Win


By Sharon Robb


FORT LAUDERDALE, September 30, 2020–South Florida HEAT, led by double winners Erika Pelaez and Nikita Efimov, swept Somerset and host Westminster Academy in a tri-meet on Tuesday afternoon.

South Florida HEAT girls’ team defeated Westminster Academy, 55.5-43.5, and Somerset, 59-17. In the other match-up, Westminster Academy topped Somerset, 59-39.

In the boys’ competition, South Florida HEAT defeated Westminster Academy 64-34 and Somerset, 55-37. In the other match-up, Somerset edged Westminster Academy, 51-46.

COVID-19 guidelines were observed. Private and parochial schools were allowed to compete earlier than public schools which are still in the midst of conditioning in swimming and diving.

Pelaez won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:55.32 and 100-yard butterfly in 57.25.

Efimov won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.72 and 500-yard freestyle in 5:15.91.

South Florida Aquatic Club’s Enrique Rodriguez and Diego Nazario-Vazquez were winners for Somerset’s boys’ team.

Rodriguez won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:57.49, the only swimmer under 2 minutes in the event. Farouk Musa of South Florida HEAT was second in 2:05.15. Rodriguez was also second in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:20.66.

Nazario-Vazquez won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:02.16 and was second in the 100-yard butterfly in 58.27.

SOFLO girls also finished among the top four places for Somerset.

Fiorella DiSalvo was second in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:25.98. In the same event, Sabrina Osorio-Gomez was third in 2:27.22 and Sofia Osorio-Gomez was fourth in 2:30.17.

DiSalvo was also second in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:15.17, just ahead of Natalia Sibug in 1:15.58.

Sofia Osorio-Gomez was also second in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:08.85 ahead of Sibug in 1:14.88.

Sabrina Osorio-Gomez was second in the 100-yard freestyle in 1:03.15.

Kaitlyn Barrios was fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:23.21 and fifth in the 50-yard freestyle in 28.77.

Westminster Academy swept the 1-meter springboard diving events with Abigail Farrar and Blakeman Shaw, who was also second in the 50-yard freestyle in 23.41.

GIRLS
South Florida Heat 55.5, Westminster Academy 43.5
South Florida Heat 59, Somerset 17
Westminster Academy 59, Somerset 39

200-yard medley relay: 1. Heat 2:00.29, 2. Somerset 2:08.72, 3. Westminster Academy A 2:10.12.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Erika Pelaez, Heat 1:55.32, 2. Victoria Barbar, WA 2:33.32, 3. Pilar LaCaria, WA 2:40.61.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Micaela Sierra, Heat 2:19.88, 2. Fiorella DiSalvo, Heat 2:25.98, 3. Sabrina Osorio-Gomez, SOM 2:27.22, 4. Sofia Osorio-Gomez, SOM 2:30.17.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Faith Suther, Heat 26.23, 2. JoJo Richter, WA 26.91, 3. tie, Mia Patton, Heat and Sydney Gordon, WA 27.23, 5. Kaitlyn Barrios, SOM 28.77.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Erika Pelaez, Heat 57.25, 2. Sofia Osorio-Gomez, SOM 1:08.85, 3. Natalia Sibug, SOM 1:14.88.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Faith Suther, Heat 58.05, 2. Sabrina Osorio-Gomez, SOM 1:03.15, 3. Hope Suther, Heat 1:05.35.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Victoria Barbar, WA 6:55.63, 2. Lynn-Rose Ruiz, WA 7:09.97.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Heat 1:49.45, 2. Westminster Academy 1:53.90, 3. Somerset 1:59.73.

100-yard backstroke: 1. JoJo Richter, WA 1:05.14, 2. Mia Patton, Heat 1:09.58, 3. Hope Suther, Heat 1:13.24.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Micaela Sierra, Heat 1:10.54, 2. Fiorella DiSalvo, Heat 1:15.17, 3. Natalia Sibug, SOM 1:15.58, 4. Kaitlyn Barrios, SOM 1:23.21.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Heat 3:50.43, 2. Westminster Academy A 4:51.42, 3. Westminster Academy B 5:09.27.

1-meter diving: 1. Abigail Farrar, WA 270.20, 2. Blake Mckenzie, WA 237.15, 3. Ella Clements, WA 132.40.

BOYS
South Florida Heat 64, Westminster Academy 34
South Florida Heat 55, Somerset 37
Somerset 51, Westminster Academy 46

200-yard medley relay: 1. Heat 1:51.09, 2. Westminster Academy 1:56.27, 3. Somerset 2:02.12.

200-yard freestyle: 1. Enrique Rodriguez, SOM 1:57.49, 2. Farouk Musa, Heat 2:05.15, 3. Sebastian Fernandez, SOM 2:11.98.

200-yard individual medley: 1. Felix Gonzalez, SOM 2:18.72, 2. Juan Samiento, Heat 2:22.79, 3. Max Flores, WA 2:34.49.

50-yard freestyle: 1. Nikita Efimov, Heat 22.72, 2. Blakeman Shaw, WA 23.41, 3. Jesse Lobo, SOM 26.82.

100-yard butterfly: 1. Dario Martin, Heat 53.21, 2. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOM 58.27, 3. Joshua Barretto, Heat 1:06.23.

100-yard freestyle: 1. Christian Clark, WA 53.49, 2. Jesse Lobo, SOM 58.37, 3. Juan Samiento, Heat 59.00.

500-yard freestyle: 1. Nikita Efimov, Heat 5:15.91, 2. Enrique Rodriguez, SOM 5:20.66, 3. Farouk Musa, Heat 5:27.12.

200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Westminster Academy 1:49.01, 2. Heat 1:49.59, 3. Somerset 2:08.40.

100-yard backstroke: 1. Diego Nazario-Vazquez, SOM 1:02.16, 2. Stefano Mazzi, Heat 1:14.69, 3. Alessio Mazzi, Heat 1:18.41.

100-yard breaststroke: 1. Dario Martin, Heat 1:01.58, 2. Joshua Barretto, Heat 1:14.10, 3. Sebastian Fernandez, SOM 1:16.01.

400-yard freestyle relay: 1. Heat 3:42.16, 2. Somerset 3:56.22, 3. Westminster Academy 4:10.57.

1-meter diving: 1. Blakeman Shaw, WA 238.35.

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

Mother Nature Cuts Meet Short, NSU University School Sweeps


By Sharon Robb

FORT LAUDERDALE, October 11, 2019–Despite bad weather, NSU University School Sharks got in a little added fine tuning before the upcoming post regular season meets.

In the Sharks’ final regular season meet of the season, NSU University School swept Westminster Academy and David Posnack at Nova Southeastern University Aquatic Center.

The girls’ team defeated Westminster Academy, 56-20, and David Posnack, 63-6. In the other matchup, Westminster Academy topped David Posnack, 40-22.

NSU University won all five girls events that were held. The meet was cancelled after the girls 50-meter freestyle.

Sofia Sarros, Mariangela Cincotti and Jennifer Langone won individual swimming events and Makenzie Blake won the 1-meter diving.

The Sharks also opened with a win in the 200-yard medley relay in 1:56.76 with Sarros swimming anchor leg.

The boys’ team defeated Westminster Academy, 34-15, and David Posnack, 35-7. Westminster Academy defeated David Posnack, 32-11.

In an exciting boys’ race, sophomore Max Fermayer edged junior teammate Renato Franchi Filho, 2:10.16-2:10.61 in the 200-yard individual medley.

Angelo Martinez and Blakeman Shaw were also individual winners for the Sharks. NSU University won the 200-yard medley relay in 1:47.00 with Martinez and Fermayer swimming the last two relays.

NSU University School swimmers will now prepare for the District 11-1A meet the Sharks are hosting Oct. 25 at 10 a.m.

GIRLS TEAM TOTALS
NSU University School 56, Westminster Academy 20
NSU University 63, David Posnack 6
Westminster Academy 40, David Posnack 22

GIRLS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay:
1. NSU University School A 1:56.76 (Olivia Flack, Rafaella Araujo, Amanda Kopas, Sofia Sarros), 2. NSU University School B 2:10.59, 3. NSU University School C 2:30.93.

200-yard freestyle:
1. Sofia Sarros, NSU 2:12.41, 2. Siera Leete, NSU 2:12.81, 3. Yardena Rubin, NSU 2:18.37.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Mariangela Cincotti, NSU 2:24.47, 2. Anastasia Lutz, NSU 2:31.34, 3. Kaiana Kibler, NSU 2:36.07.

50-yard freestyle:
1. Jennifer Langone, NSU 26.69, 2. Sofia Sarros, NSU 27.43, 3. Sydney Gordon, WA 27.47.

1-meter diving:
1. Makenzie Blake, WA 211.20, 2. Abigail Farrar, WA 201.50, 3. Alexia Lara, NSU 147.85.

BOYS TEAM TOTALS
NSU University School 34, Westminster Academy 15
NSU University School 35, David Posnack 7
Westminster Academy 32, David Posnack 11

BOYS RESULTS

200-yard medley relay:
1. NSU University School A 1:47.00 (Pedro Pavao, Cameron Brown, Angelo Martinez, Max Fermayer), 2. NSU University School B 2:06.40, 3. Westminster Academy 2:08.57.

200-yard freestyle:
1. Angelo Martinez, NSU 1:57.68, 2. Christian Clark, WA 2:22.37, 3. Ryan Kibler, NSU 2:38.12.

200-yard individual medley:
1. Max Fermayer, NSU 2:10.16, 2. Renato Franchi Filho, NSU 2:10.61, 3. Sebastian Lobaton Vargas, NSU 2:21.39.

1-meter diving:
1. Blakeman Shaw, WA 260.90.

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