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Thom wins diving

Riley Thom and Cody Lutman went at it again on Saturday. This time, the senior came out ahead.

The Jamestown duo has gone back and forth as of late, winning diving competitions throughout the season.

Thom beat the sophomore this time around, scoring a 366.60 to win the Mandan Invite. Lutman was third with a 342.

The Blue Jays finished sixth at the eight-team meet with 164 points. Century beat Minot 544-427 for the title, as both schools combined to win 10 of 12 events, with Thom and Fargo Davies’ Nate Duncan (backstroke) each stealing an event from the title contenders.

Jamestown had a pair of runner-up finishes with Colt Rasmussen’s time of 51.25 seconds in the 100 freestyle and Braydon Love’s 500 free time of 5:17.30. Love was also fourth in the 200 individual medley (2:16.55) and Rasmussen was sixth in the 50 free (24.14).

Jamestown also had two relays place seventh. Rasmussen, Love, Cody Lange and Zach Fossen combined for a 1:58.71 in the 200 medley, while Nate Soulis, Dayden Renwick, Jonas Flann and Lange swam a 4:18.59 in the 400 free.

The Blue Jays get nearly two weeks off until the WDA meet in Mandan on March 1.

Results can be found on B3.

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