West Islip eighth-grader Patrick Carter wins Suffolk Diving Championship
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Patrick Carter's quest for a Suffolk diving title began a year ago, when the then-seventh-grader competed in the county meet for the first time and placed third. Knowing how close he was to winning, Carter trained hard during the offseason with hopes of reaching his goal.
"I dove, dove, and dove some more," said Carter, of West Islip. "I practiced every day and I always dreamed of winning...