NEW YORK STATE DIVING: KATCHUK SEEDED 14TH ON SPRINGBOARD (2021-11-19)
Tioga County Sports Report
ITHACA — Owego freshman Kaelyn Katchuk will compete in 1-meter diving at the 2021 NYSPHSAA Swimming & Diving Championships at Ithaca College Friday afternoon.
Katchuk, the Section IV Class B champion, comes in seeded 14th overall in a field of 46 divers with a score of 498.2 points for 11 dives and is seeded just ahead of another Section IV diver, Corning's Brooke Terwilliger (493.35). Also representing Section IV is Horseheads' Emma Bacher, 42nd with 443.1 points.
The top seed is junior Sophie Meuwissen of Fairport with 576.8 points. Katchuk's score ranks her third among the freshmen and younger competitors. Manhasset 8th-grader Victoria Wang is No. 3 with a 562.55 and Fredonia freshman Elizabeth Pucci-Schaefer is No. 10 with a top score of 505.2.
The diving competition begins at 3 p.m.
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