WHS Hosts Invitational Varsity Swim & Dive Meet
The Washingtonville High School Varsity Boys Swim and Dive team hostedthe 2019 Wizard Invitational this past weekend. Three of the team’s four rostered divers competed in an 11-dive format meet among 15 other divers from around the region. Joshua Chait placed 11th, Jason Gannon placed 8th and Jackson Vinarub finished in first place, posting an impressive state qualifying score of 485.45. The Wizards’ current record stands at 2 wins and 1 loss, with five more regular season meets coming up after their winter break.
Story By Deborah Vinarub
(Photographs by Renée Fluhler)
Swim & Dive Captions
Caption 1. Jason Gannon vaults himself off the board into a twisting dive.
Caption 3. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no…it’s Joshua Chait hurling himself towards the icy pool water.
Caption 4. Jackson Vinarub propels himself high over the board in tuck position.Caption 5. Wizard Varsity divers Joshua Chait, Jason Gannon, and Jackson Vinarub.Second to last Joshua Chait muscles through his dive in a strong pike positionLast Jason Gannon inspects his target as he somersaults toward the water
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