Marysville divers headed to districts
By LAUREN SALCEDO
Marysville Globe Reporter
January 23, 2013 · 8:58 AM
MARYSVILLE — Both Marysville Getchell and Marysville-Pilchuck high schools have produced district qualifying divers this year and also took the top spots in their division in a district dive meet hosted at Marysville-Pilchuck on Saturday, Jan. 19.
“Our divers placed first through third in the 3A division, and all three qualified for the district meet,” said M-P and MG swim and dive head coach Meredith Jenks.
Third place went to Marysville Getchell’s Brisen Willams who scored a 220.55. MG’s Dominique Gray took second place with a score of 287.
M-P’s Taner Husby took first place at the meet, with a score of 340.70, a score which also qualifies him for the state meet in Federal Way on Feb. 15-16.
MG’s Gray took first place in diving against Mount Vernon on Tuesday, Jan. 15, with a score of 172.8 while Williams took second place with a score of 166.95.
For M-P, Husby took first place with a score of 198.65.
Gray and Williams also took first and second place for diving in the Thursday, Jan. 17, meet against Stanwood. Gray finished with a score of 192.35 and Williams finished with a score of 163. For M-P, Husby took first place with a 205.15.
Both Marysville Getchell and Marysville-Pilchuck swimmers and divers compete against Snohomish and Glacier Peak high schools on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 2:45 p.m. at the Marysville-Pilchuck Pool.
District qualifying divers will compete in the 3A/4A District 1 Diving prelims at Mariner High School on Feb. 6.
Contact Marysville Globe Reporter Lauren Salcedo at email@example.com or 360-659-1300, Ext. 5054.