York County athletes sweep District 3 Class 2-A diving championships

STEVE HEISER
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Susquehannock's Max Pflieger competes during the YAIAA Diving Championships at Central York High School in Springettsbury Township, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. Dawn J. Sagert photo

Two York County athletes have earned District 3 Class 2-A diving championships.

Susquehannock’s Max Pflieger is now a three-time district champion after winning the boys' title on Wednesday at Big Spring High School.

West York’s Taelyn Thomas, meanwhile, captured the girls’ crown.

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York-Adams League runner-up Pflieger finished with 408.70 points to finish well ahead of second-place finisher Giovanni Andreoli of Boiling Springs, who finished at 329.50. Zach Lloyd of Northern York was third at 320.05. 

West York's Taelyn Thomas competes during the YAIAA Diving Championships at Central York High School in Springettsbury Township, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. Dawn J. Sagert photo

York-Adams League champion Thomas, meanwhile, finished with 343.45 points to edge defending district 2-A champion Mckenna Porter of Susquehannock, who finished with 335.05. Trinity’s Lillian O’Connor was third at 255.00, 

Each competitor during the meet completed 11 dives.

All of the top three finishers in each class earned berths in the PIAA 2-A state championships.

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @ydsports.