AAU Diving National Championship
Orlando: July 18-25
Allison Wilt and Sammantha N Helmboldt, of the Tucson Diving Team, won the Synchro Girls 13 (3 Meter) with a score of 148.53. Their teammates Hailey E Johnson and Isabella G Plantz took third place in the Synchro Girls 13 1 Meter competition.
Other Tucson Diving Top Three Finishers:
Kenadie M Helmboldt took third in 3M 9; Johnson took third in 3M 13; Plantz took third in 1M 13; Johnson took third in Girls Tower; Sammantha N Helmboldt took second in 3M 12; Sammantha N Helmboldt took third in 1M 12; Wilt took third in 3M 11 and Wilt took second in 1M 11.
Former University of Arizona Olympian and diving coach Dr. Michele Mitchell is the owner and head coach of Tucson Diving.
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