Senior Colin Stacey became the first diving regional champion in New Palestine history Tuesday, as he won the 20-team event.
Stacey posted a score of 530.45 to win the Brownsburg regional. His score broke his own school record of 520.90 set three days before at the sectional.
Stacey defeated Danville’s Holden Higbie by 5.15 points.
NPHS junior Austin Lines finished 14th in the 20-diver event with a score of 227.50.
Stacey will compete in the IHSAA State Finals at the Indiana University Natatorium on the IUPUI campus. The diving prelims begin at 9 a.m., with the final dives taking place during the swimming finals at 1 p.m.