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For Huntington sophomore Gunther Cassell, winning a state championship in the 100-yard breaststroke as a freshman wasn’t enough. So for the first time, he trained over the summer with hopes of defending his state title.
“After he won states last year, he decided he was going to put more time into focusing on the breaststroke,” Huntington coach Gil Smith said. “He put in a good summer and put...Read more »
Hauppauge star Justin Plaschka headlines the Long Island contingent in the boys swimming state championships this weekend at Webster-Schroeder High School in Webster, NY.
Plaschka is among the contenders in the 100-yard butterfly, along with Dan Mo of Great Neck South and Zachary Towers of St. Anthony’s. Plaschka also will compete in the 100 freestyle.
Huntington sophomore Gunther Cassell...Read more »
Wantagh eighth-grader Andrew Capobianco won his second straight Nassau diving championship on Wednesday with an 11-dive score of 510.20. In addition to becoming the first seventh-grader to win the diving title last year, he is now the first eighth-grader to win it.
Capobianco went undefeated in dual-meet competition for the second straight year and broke his own Nassau diving record this past...Read more »
West Islip diver Patrick Carter won the Suffolk Diving Invitational on Dec. 15 and, in doing so, earned himself a berth to the state championships.
The eighth-grader scored a 437 in the event, besting Sachem East superstar Anthony Stefanelli, who had finished eighth in the state tournament last season.
“He's a ‘one more’ diver,” West Islip swimming coach Bob Kollar said of Carter. “Whenever...Read more »