2011-08-18 / Sports

Competes At USA Diving Junior Nationals

Nicholas Cover, diving for the Soaring Eagles Dive Club of the Harrisburg area, competed in the USA Diving Junior National Championships August 11-13 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn.

He competed on the 3- meter and 1-meter springboards and 5-meter platform, where he placed 11th, 22nd and 14th, respectively, in the 11-and-under age group.

Nicholas qualified for nationals by placing third on 5- meter platform, fourth on 3- meter and fifth on 1-meter springboards at the zone championships held in Rockville, Md., on July 8-10.

Nicholas is the son of Bill and Missy Cover of Chambersburg and the grandson of Kirk and Sally Cover and Tom Humbert of Mc- Con-nellsburg. He will be in sixth grade at Chambersburg Area Middle School North.

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