Boys Swimming: Newton 3rd, Chao 5th at diving championships

CLIFTON PARK — Shenendehowa’s Nick Lydon took first place in Thursday’s Section II diving championships, while Glens Falls’ Raislan Aiken took second and Niskayuna’s Jack Newton was third.

Lydon finished with a school-record score of 546.85; Aiken compiled 529.70 points; and, Newton collected 493.40.

Finishing in fourth place was Shenendehowa’s Ian Killane, while Niskayuna’s Matt Chao came in fifth.

The event was conducted at the Shenendehowa Aquatics Center.

— Michael Kelly

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Michael Kelly
Michael Kelly is a sports reporter for Your Clifton Park and Your Niskayuna, weekly print publications of The Daily Gazette. Kelly grew up in Clifton Park and graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 2006. He is also a 2010 graduate of the Stony Brook University School of Journalism. Kelly's work has been honored by the New York News Publishers Association, the New York State Associated Press Association, and the Associated Press Sports Editors. His work has previously been featured in The (Amsterdam) Recorder, The Saratogian, and Albany Times Union.