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Mon. October 11, 2010 | Bob Putnam | Email

Countryside's Matt Ellis and Newsome's Barbara Caraballo were the only bay area swimmers to win multiple individual events at the Florida Swimming Pool Association Invitational in Orlando.

The meet is held at the Orlando YMCA, the same site as next month's state meet, and features top-ranked state swimmers in all classifications.

Ellis, a transfer from Texas, won the 50 freestyle in 21.09 seconds and the 100 fly in  50.12. In each of his signature events, Ellis beat a swimmer from Jacksonville Bolles by more than a second. Ellis also swam the anchor leg on the 200 free relay that took first in  1:27.02 and the 400 free relay that finished second in 3:14.48.

Caraballo won the 200 individual medley (2:05.19) and 100 breast (1:06.02).  Her performance helped Newsome finished third overall among the girls with 199 points. Including Newsome, Hillsborough County had four of the top eight girls teams (Tampa Prep, sixth; Plant, seventh; and Wharton, eighth).

Other champions included Palm Harbor University's David Morgan, who won the 100 breast (58.92) and Shorecrest's Jack Stein, who won the boys diving competition with 449.95 points. Jack's sister, Hannah, was second in girls diving with 422.15 points.

The Hurricanes' boys, who took second in five events (three individual, two relays), finished second in the team standings with 233 points.

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