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Nich Wolak • Jul 21, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Half of Spring Lake’s dynamic diving duo advanced to the state finals again this year, but the roles were reversed.

Senior Makayla Boyink qualified for this weekend’s state competition at the Holland Aquatic Center via an eighth-place finish at the Division 3 regionals at East Grand Rapids on Tuesday night. She turned in a score of 330.55

“She dove great tonight,” coach Barb Brackett said. “She was very confident and it showed in her dives.”

Boyink finished 14th last year, narrowly missing the 12-person cut.

“She was very excited,” Brackett said. “This is the first time she’s gone to state, being a senior it’s the perfect time to make it.”

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