Ocean City Swimmers and Divers See Individual Success Ahead of Thursday's Playoff Matchup

The divers took the top three spots in Tuesday's 6-dive meet and Caroline Bowman qualified for the state championships in the 11-dive meet.

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Ocean City High School divers added to the swim team’s individual accomplishments from last week with an impressive showing at the Cape-Atlantic League Diving Batch meet on Tuesday.

The divers took four of the top five spots, including the top three, the 6-dive meet. Megan Keenan won the event with a score of 154.40, according to results provided by the Ocean City swim team.

Madison Goucher was second with a score of 122.70, and Alison Lawn was third, registering a 119.8. Fiona Richmond took fifth with a score of 77.0.

Caroline Bowman qualified for a spot in the state diving championships with a second place finish. She scored 310.40 in the 11-dive meet. The score was good enough to help her qualify for the state diving championship. Absegami’s Abby Biddulph won the event with a state qualifying score of 354.50.

The success followed last week’s results at the Cape-Atlantic League swimming championships.

Freshman Amanda Nunan won three events and set a meet record in the 400 freestyle, finishing the event in four minutes, 22.04 seconds, according to Shore News Today. She also won the 200 freestyle was also the anchor leg on the winning 400 freestyle relay team.

Noel Styer won the 50 freestyle participated in two winning relays, and finished second in the 100 freestyle. Amber Glenn and Aly Chain each won one individual event and participated in one winning relay, according to Shore News Today.

The success comes ahead of playoff appearances by both the boys’ and girls’ teams.

The girls host Oakcrest and the boys host Woodstown in the first round of the NJSIAA South Jersey Group B playoffs Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Ocean City Aquatics and Fitness Center.


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