Nelson, Hatt win State Diving Championships

Eve Nelson and David Hatt are the 2023 NSAA State Diving Champions.
Published: Feb. 23, 2023 at 5:06 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 23, 2023 at 10:51 PM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Eve Nelson won the 2023 NSAA State Diving Championship on Thursday inside the Devaney Center Natatorium.

Nelson finished with a score of 453.65, which is 16 points better than Sally McClellen in second place. Nelson is a sophomore at Lincoln Southeast.

She becomes the first state diving champion from the capital city since 2012.

Lincoln Southwest’s Ryane Neal finished in third place with a score of 431.45.

In the boys competition, David Hatt claimed gold behind a clutch dive in his 10th attempt. Hatt becomes just the second Lincoln Pius X diver to win a state title.