HUNTERSVILLE – Carolina Synchro Club, based at Huntersville Family Fitness and Aquatics, brought home seven medals, including three gold, from their first competition, the March 13 Spring Fling Invitational in Alexandria, Va.
The competition drew nearly 100 competitors at the novice, intermediate and age-group level from eight synchronized swimming teams from Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. Carolina Synchro Club results include:
• Gold for team routine for the 11-12-year-old novice team of Rose Auten, of Mooresville; Rachel Bowen, of Cornelius; Caris Gross of Charlotte; Sophia Schwinghammer, of Indian Trail; and Kami Heath and Olivia Schafer of Huntersville.
• Silver in team routine for the 13-15 intermediate team of Amor Camatcho and Tessa Peerbolte, of Huntersville; Summer King, of Mooresville; Samantha Silverstein, of Charlotte; and Emma Stump, of Cornelius.
• Gold for 10 and younger novice duet of Campbell Cupples and Sarah Stump, both of Cornelius.
• In 13-15 intermediate figure competitions, Peerbolte took gold, Stump took bronze and King placed fourth.
• In the 11-12 novice figure competition, Schafer took silver, Auten won bronze, Sophia Schwinghammer placed fifth and Gross took sixth.
Carolina Synchro Club started in September 2009 with a class of 11 swimmers at Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics. The club has grown to 34, coached by Anne Schulte and Cassidy Ramage, both former collegiate competitors and past members of USA National Teams, along with assistant coach Dayna Auten.
Find more information about the club online at www.hffa.com/synchro/ or email Schulte at firstname.lastname@example.org.