Douglas High diver, Allen Baker, spins through the air during a dive attempt at the Class 5A regional diving competition last week.
Photo by Carter Eckl.
Douglas High’s Allen Baker took home the Class 5A boys regional diving title last week at the Carson Valley Swim Center.
Baker posted a score of 389.80 in the boys 1-meter dive competition, winning the regional title for Douglas.
Baker’s teammate, Grant Gomes, was second in the regional standings with a score of 373.55.
Elsewhere, Jesse LoPresto won the 50-yard freestlye in a time of 21.96 while his teammate, Matthew Beam, is also headed to the state swim meet after posting a 22.45.
LoPresto also qualified in the 100-yard butterfly where he has the sixth fastest time in the state, heading into this weekend’s state meet.
Calvin Stevenson won the regional title in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 47.55, to take the top qualifying spot for the state meet.
On the girls side, Barrett Lee is state bound in the 200-yard individual medley after posting a 2:16.82.
As a team, the Douglas girls were fourth with 232 points at last week’s regional swim meet while the Tiger boys took third with a score of 305.5.
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