Summer Sports

Rocky Point Club finishes atop club standings at FCSL Diving Championships

Photo courtesy of Kevin Thompson: From left to right: William Kampf, Fred Rizzo and Tucker Wunderlich excelled for Rocky Point Club at the FCSL Diving Championships recently.

Numerous outstanding dives were executed at the 2022 Fairfield County Swim League Diving Championships recently – an ultra-competitive event that saw Rocky Point Club of Old Greenwich finish atop the club standings.

Rocky Point Club won the FCSL club diving title, using its depth to amass 329.5 points. Shorehaven Gold Club was second in the club standings with 199 points, followed by New Canaan Field Club (188), Newfield Swim & Tennis Club (128) and Greenwich’s Burning Tree Country Club (107). The FCSL Diving Championships included 24 clubs.

For Rocky Point, Tucker Wunderlich won the boys 10-and-under 1-meter diving title with a score of 107.40 points. The event was held at New Canaan Field Club. William Kampf of Rocky Point finished second with a score of 104.25 points, followed by Mateo Bambina (Middlesex, 100.70), Connor Rizzi (Newfield, 92.40) and Thomas Parsel (Roxbury, 90.25).

Contributed photo: Rocky Point Club diving coach Kevin Thompson and Alden Charette gather after the FCSL Diving Championships. Charette excelled in the 1 and 3-meter diving events for Rocky Point Club.

Alden Charette won two gold medals for Rocky Point Club, earning top honors in the girls 12-under 1-meter and 3-meter events. On the 1-meter board at the Lake Club, Charette posted a score of 234.05 for Rocky Point, coached by Kevin Thompson. Gray Foster of Stanwich Club was the runner-up (176.70), Kaitlyn Knowles finished third (New Canaan Field Club, 171.90), while Rocky Point’s Reilly Anderson (162.50) and Tatum Wunderlich (155.50) were fourth and fifth, respectively.

In the 3-meter event, Charette took the title with a score of 181.50, while Anderson placed second (148.85) and Foster took third (134.70). Knowles (130.50) and Meredith McDermott (Greenwich Water Club, 128.40) finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

Photo by Kevin Thompson: From left to right: Clemmie Whittle, Julia Gustafsson and Leda Lindsay had strong performances for Rocky Point Club at the FCSL Championships, recently.

Julia Frangione, representing Shorehaven, was the girls 14-and-under 1-meter diving winner (232.35) and Julia Gustafsson of Rocky Point finished second (202.40) at the event, held at Shorehaven. Olivia DeVito (Greenwich Water Club, 198.95) placed third, Rocky Point’s Leda Lindsay (177.00) finished fourth and Molly Monohan (New Canaan Field Club), 173.20) was fifth.

Frangione was the 14-under 3-meter FCSL champion (204.30) and Gustafsson earned the silver medal (167.35). Clemmie Whittle of Rocky Point finished third on the 3-meter board.

In the 17-and-under girls 1-meter competition, Kaitlyn Maggio of Shore & Country Club topped the competition (391.85). Natalie Penman (New Canaan Field Club, 334.75) was the runner-up and Javiera Garcia (Greenwich Water Club, 314.10) finished third. Penman also won the 17-under 3-meter title (346.95), while Maggio was a very close second (346.20).

Contributed photo: Rocky Point Club diving coach Kevin Thompson, front, gathers with divers James Schnelle, left and Connor DeVries at the FCSL Diving Championships.

Jacob Winston (Roxbury, 295.70) claimed the 17-under 1-meter boys championship and was also the FCSL 3-meter winner (276.55). Quinn Neyer (Newfield Swim & Tennis Club, 210.65) finished first in the boys 14-under 1-meter event, while Will Hanna of Greenwich’s Burning Tree Country Club topped the competition on the 3-meter board (171.05). Rocky Point’s Connor DeVries finished fourth on the 3-meter board (144.10).

George Callahan (Wee Burn Country Club, 219.40) captured the first-place medal in the boys 12-under 1-meter event, followed by Burning Tree’s Niko Kassaris (186.75). Kassaris won the 3-meter title (178.65), while Calder Kelly of Greenwich Country Club took second (166.60).

In the girls 10-under 1-meter competition, Greenwich Water Club’s Ava Silver earned a winning score of 105.20, followed by Millbrook Club’s Ellie Jarvis (102.85). Rocky Point Club’s Abby Woods posted a third-place finish (100.95).

Photo courtesy of Kevin Thompson: From left to right: Abby Woods, Linley Charette and Hilary Klein of Rocky Point Club display their medals following the FCSL Diving Championships.

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