Thomsen advances to finals in state diving

New Prague's Britin Thomsen advanced to Wednesday's finals in the diving competition at the State Class A Swim and Dive meet at the University of Minnesota. 

Thomson placed seventh of 32 divers in the preliminary rounds Monday with a score of 140.6, advancing the the semifinals. She was in ninth place after the semifinals, with a score of 208.55. Northfield's Bailey DuPay was in first place with a score of 277.65, holding a commanding lead of more than 40 points over the second-place diver, Lauren Hake of Faribault.