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Roux Qualifies for State in 3-Meter Diving with Fourth-Place Finish in Regionals

Roux Qualifies for State in 3-Meter Diving with Fourth-Place Finish in Regionals

Allan Hancock College diver Kailey Roux will represent the Bulldogs at the 2019 CCCAA Swimming and Diving State Championships in both the 1- and 3-meter diving events. The sophomore finished second in the Western State Conference and fourth in the region in the 3-meter final on Saturday at the Southern California Regional Diving Championships at El Camino College. The top-eight from the region automatically qualified for state.

Roux finished second in conference and fifth in the region in the 1-meter final on Friday, also qualifying for state. Roux's total score was 155.00. L.A. Valley's Nicole Hall won the WSC title with a score of 167.75, and Maya Fielding of San Diego Mesa won the region with 188.85 points. 

Last season, Roux finished second in conference and tenth in the Southern California Regional in the 1-meter event with a score of 130.00. She won the conference title and finished seventh in the SoCal Region in the 3-meter event with a score of 181.65.

Roux went on to compete in both events at the 2018 CCCAA State Championships. She finished ninth out of 19 divers in the 1-meter final with 156.70 points. Roux finished tenth out of 17 in the 3-meter final with a score of 149.35 points. The only Bulldog to compete at the state meet, Roux helped Hancock finish 25th out of 41 teams.

Hancock swimmers will compete at the Western State Conference Championships next Thursday through Saturday, April 18-20 at College of the Canyons. Last year, Hancock finished fifth at the conference championships.

The 2019 CCCAA Swimming and Diving State Championships will be May 2-4 at De Anza College.