2022 Florida 2A Roundup: District Highlights and Region Qualifiers


The FHSAA Class 1A and 2A (smaller schools) have completed their District championships and will be moving on to Region meets. Class 2A is made up of 12 districts, each of which completed their championships last week.

Class 2A is now set for their Region Championships, which will take place this week. Here are the qualifiers:


  • District 1: West Florida (Pensacola) girls | West Florida (Pensacola) boys
  • District 2: Bishop Kennedy (Jacksonville) girls | Bishop Kennedy (Jacksonville) boys
  • District 3: Tocoi Creek girls | Eastside boys
  • District 4: The Villages girls | Seabreeze (Daytona Beach) boys
  • District 5: McKeel Academy of Technology girls | Hardee boys
  • District 6: Satellite girls | Titusville boys
  • District 7: Lecanto girls | Lecanto boys
  • District 8: Clearwater girls | Clearwater boys
  • District 9: Academy of Holy Names girls | C Leon King boys
  • District 10: Barron G Collier girls | Barron G Collier boys
  • District 11: Pompano Beach girls | Pompano Beach boys
  • District 12: Gulliver Prep girls | Gulliver Prep boys



Academy of the Holy Names’ Isabella Dieffenthaller was the top sprinter across the 2A divisions, posting the top times in both the 50 free and 100 free. Dieffenthaller clocked a 23.72 in the 50 free, making her the fastest 2A swimmer by a wide margin. She then swam a 51.61 100 free, which was the fastest from the division meets by an even wider margin.

Another pair of top swimmers were Jensen Beach’s Blair Stoneburg and Estero’s Cadence Fort. The duo both swam the 200 and 500 free, posting the top two times in each event. In the 200 free, it was Stoneburg who finished with the fastest time, swimming a 1:56.11. Fort was just off that, touching in 1:56.62. Notably, Academy of the Holy Names’ Brooke Beede was the third fastest 2A swimmer in the event with a 1:56.75.

The roles reversed in the 500 free, where Fort led the way with a 5:06.60. Stoneburg swam a 5:07.28, marking the second-fastest time from the 2A districts.

Beede would go on to swim a 58.82 in the 100 back, which made her the second-fastest 2A swimmer in the event. Gulliver Preparatory School’s Giovanna Musiello swam a 58.70 to post the top time. Musiello was also the fastest performer in the 200 IM, where she swam a 2:06.01.

Hannah Ahn (Eastside) touched with the top time in the 100 fly, clocking a 57.09. Clearwater’s Bilu Bianchi swam a 1:06.76 to lead the way in the 100 breast.


Arnold’s Shane McEliece was one of the top boys performers at the 2A district meets, posting the fastest time in the 100 fly and 100 breast. Startin out with the 100 fly, McEliece posted a 50.10, marking the fastest time from a 2A swimmer by a wide margin. He then clocked a 58.53 in the 100 breast, leading there as well.

Rockledge’s Eli Rollen was another swimmer who posted top times in two events. Rollen swam a 47.54 in the 100 free, leading the 2A pack through the district meets. He would go on to touch in 51.49 in the 100 back, again distinguishing himself as the top performer.

Another Rockledge swimmer, Elliot Weisel, put on a show in the 200 free, swimming a 1:42.49 for the fastest time out of the district meets by a wide margin.

There was one more swimmer to clock top times in multiple events. Pompano Beach’s Giuliano Brunetti swam a 1:57.85 in the 200 IM, then followed that up with a 4:43.23 in the 500 free, both of which were top times.

Becket Koss (Lemon Bay) swam a 21.88 in the 50 free, marking the fastest time by a 2A swimmer.

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