Nelson, Hatt win State Diving Championships
Published: Feb. 23, 2023 at 5:06 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 23, 2023 at 10:51 PM CST
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.
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