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30-year-old record broken


December 6, 2017

A middle school diving record set in 1987 was broken over the weekend by a seventh grader from Lincoln Middle School.

Braxton Cordova earned a score of 156.95 in the five dives event during a swim meet in Rawlins, breaking Green River's middle school record of 156.20 set by Neil Hutchins.

"I wasn't sure at first," Cordova said about breaking the record. "I feel like I did my best."

Cordova's diving coach, Rick Barker, said he was impressed with Cordova's performance, saying Cordova continually improves himself each time he dives.

At the Rawlins meet, five judges scored the diving event. Ba...

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