For the first in the 2000s, central Ohio failed to land a diver in theDivision I girls awards podium. Cuyahoga Falls senior Haleigh Bartlettwon the championship with 482.35 points at Canton's C.T, BraninNatatorium on Feb. 24.
Upper Arlington senior Jordan Russell finished 10th (407.7 points), DublinJerome freshman Maggie Heller was 16th (379.5), Olentangy Libertysenior Ali Swafford was 21st (165.1) and Liberty junior Alexandra Claywas 22nd (157.75).
Last year, Russell finished third while Clay was fifth.
Since 2002, central Ohio had produced six state champions in DivisionI girls diving including last year's champion Kellie Carmendy ofLiberty.