Two Mountie Divers Qualify for State Championships at SCC/Regional Championships; Women – Haley Service, Men – Andres Jaramillo

By John M. Sherrard

(Torrance, CA) After two days of competition in the South Coast Conference/SoCal Regional Diving Championships, two Mt. SAC divers, Haley Service and Andres Jaramillo, qualified for state next month at East Los Angeles College.

Jaramillo, a freshman, finished fourth in Southern California in the 3 Meter diving event and was the conference runner-up (162.05). Jaramillo, who also was goalie for the Mt. SAC Water Polo team, also qualified for state in the 1 Meter placing sixth. Freshman Haley Service, in the 1 Meter event, placed eighth and was the conference champ (150 pts).

In addition to the state championships, May 4-6, both divers will both compete for their teams in the upcoming conference championships to be held at the Marie T. Mills Aquatic Center at Mt. SAC next weekend.

Going in to this weekends' conference championships, the men's team will have 107 points and the women 110 points as a result of the diving competition.

Below is the South Coast Conference Results:

Women (1 Meter)

1st – Haley Service                     150

3rd - Melody Waintal                  111

5th - Brittany Franco                  99.60

6th - Valerie Villar                      71.50

Men (3 Meter)

2nd – Andres Jaramillo             162.05

3rd - Esteban Martnez             120.10

5th - Zach Justus                    116.75

Women (3 Meter)

2nd -Melody Waintal                  95.55

3rd - Haley Service                    94.60

5th - Valerie Villar                      68.15


Men (1 Meter)

2nd – Andres Jaramillo             151.85

3rd - Zach Justus                    136.50

5th - Esteban Martinez            112.65

6th - Andrew Sanchez             107.70


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