Perham/New York Mills/Henning senior diver Dena Fischer put herself in position to achieve her goal at the 2019 Class A Diving Championships on Nov. 14 at the University of Minnesota.

The senior said her goal was to reach the podium, which would be a top eight finish overall. After the preliminaries and semifinals, Fischer sits in fifth place overall with a score of 263.25

Fischer will now dive in the Class A Finals on Nov. 16.

Rocori’s Olivia Motter leads the way with a score of 287.20, while Winona’s Issara Schmidt is second with 283.80 points. Mesabi East’s Kailey Fossell sits in third place after day one. Fossell finished with a score of 282.90. Detroit Lakes’ Jackson Hegg finished the semifinals in 12th place with a score of 247.45 and advanced to the finals. The top 16 divers from the semifinals advance to compete in the final event.

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Fischer sat in fourth place after the preliminaries. She had a score of 172.10 after the first four dives of the day. Fischer will have three more dives during the finals on Nov. 16 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.