CANTON: Nordonia junior Stephen Romanik won the Division I state boys 1-meter diving championship Saturday with 557.15 points at C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton.
Romanik’s score is the second highest score in the history of the state meet. Romanik won sectional and district titles at the University of Akron and Cleveland State University, respectively, leading into the state meet during the previous two weeks.
Hudson junior Alex Obendorf placed second with 512.50 points. He was the state champ last year as a sophomore and finished third in the state as a freshman.
Romanik was second in the state as a sophomore and fifth in the state as a freshman.
Lake senior Jon Schlafer finished fifth in the standings with 488.20 points.
GlenOak senior Austin Baad (452.95 points) placed seventh and Brunswick senior Ty Talley (446.10 points) was eighth.