FCIAC

FCIAC gymnastics championship is Blue (Wave)

Sam Aparicio led Darien to its first FCIAC gymnastics title in five years, winning the all around title with 35.400 points at Jonathan Law in Milford on Saturday.

Aparicio, a sophomore, was first on bars with 8.500, first on beam scoring 8.750.

The Blue Wave shot past a very skilled, spirited and powerful Trumbull team, winning the meet with 134.200 to the runner-up Eagles 131.900.

Ludlowe’s Nicole Huntsman was the silver recipient in the all around with 35.150 points, and she won on floor with 9.5450. She led Ludlowe to third with 129.350 points.

Greenwich came in fourth with 129.50, fifth was Wilton with 127.750, sixth Staples with 123.700, seventh New Canaan with 97.90, eighth Westhill with 95.150, Warde ninth with 90.600, 10th St. Joseph with 65.100 and 11th Stamford with 61.200.

All around, Trumbull’s Natalie Smerling was third with 35.050. Smerling won the vault with 9.200.

Jessica Freiheit came in fourth all around with 34.400, and Darien’s Sam Gunn finished fifth all around with 34.150.

Sixth all around was Nicole Kirven from St. Joseph with 33.050; seventh was Kathleen Piscotta from Warde with 32.90; eighth was Darien’s Kajsa Lundeen with 32.850; ninth Kate Burns from Trumbull with 32.300; and rounding out the top 10, Trumbull’s Andrea Veilleux scoring 32.200.

FCIAC Gymnastics Championships

Saturday, Feb. 14, at Jonathan Law HS, Milford

Team Scores

1. Darien 134.2; 2. Trumbull 131.9; 3. Ludlowe 129.35; 4. Greenwich 129.15; 5. Wilton 127.75; 6. Staples 123.7; 7. New Canaan 97.9; 8. Westhill 95.150; 9. Warde 90.6; 10. St. Joseph 65.1; 11. Stamford 61.2

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All-Around Scores

1. Samantha Aparicio, Darien – 35.4

2. Nicole Huntsman, Ludlowe – 35.15

3. Natalie Smerling, Trumbull – 35.05

4. Jessica Freiheit, Greenwich – 34.4

5. Samantha Gunn, Darien – 34.15

6. Nicole Kirven, St. Joseph – 33.05

7. Kathleen Piscotta, Warde – 32.9

8. Kajsa Lundeen, Darien – 32.85

9. Kate Burns, Trumbull – 32.3

10. Andrea Veilleux, Trumbull – 32.20

The Darien Blue Wave’s, from left, Alaine Connolly, Sam Aparicio, Sam Gunn, Kajsa Lundeen, and Annika Florio, and, at bottom, assistant coach Megan Lally, with the FCIAC gymnastics championship trophy at Jonathan Law High School in Milford on Saturday. (Steven Buono/Hersam Acorn Newspapers Photo)