BIDC wins titles at provincials

Bainbridge Island Diving Club’s Henry Sauermann won the 3-meter springboard at the Winter Provincial Diving Championships, Feb. 11-14 in Victoria, B.C.  0223_KSSP_DivingBIDCVictoria

Sauermann, competing in the 12-13 age group, had a score of 160.50. He also placed second in the 1-meter with a score of 161.85. Teammate Brian Taylor was third in the 3-meter (151.30) and seventh in the 1-meter (121.90).

Zora Opalka won the 15-18 3-meter with a score of 316.35 and was sixth in the 1-meter (331.35). She also competed in the Open event and placed seventh with a score of 177.0.
Jackie Hellmers won the 16-18 Junior Division 1-meter with a score of 219.80 and placed third in the 3-meter (232.70). Cammy Rouser placed second in the 3-meter (279.90) and finished seventh in the 1-meter (252.75).

In the 12-13 girls age group, Bryn Tiernan placed fourth in the 1-meter with a score of 171.45 and fifth in the 3-meter (176.30). Mia Alpaugh finished in fifth place in the 1-meter (98.45) and Morgan Dunscombe placed sixth (85.55). In the 3-meter, Alpaugh placed seventh (107.80). It was the first international meet for Alpaugh and Dunscombe.

Masters diver Theresa Raleigh placed 12th on the 3-meter with a score of 120.60 and was 13th in the 1-meter (152.0).

BIDC travels to Boise, Idaho, next for an invitational meet as a warm up for the U.S. Diving Junior Olympic Regional Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah, in April.