Dutch News · Holland’s James Baer places at State


Friday and Saturday, March 26 – 27 The Holland Boys State Swim and Dive Team competed at Jenison for The Division II Championships.

Senior, Garret Tinney advanced to the second round of diving after completing 5 dives. 3 more dives put him in 20th place out of 36 state qualifiers with a final score of 215.95.

The Medley Relay team of Isaac Jekel, Simon VanHuis, James Baer and Emmett Book swam season best splits in the very first heat and event of the day.

Sophomore, James Baer went on to place 14th overall in the 50 free with a personal best time of 21.69, and 12th overall in the 100 Butterfly with another personal best time of 51.80.