Topper Swim And Dive Teams Make Big Splash At Meets

Katie Wingo accumulates 198.90 points and takes first place. Photo by Nate Limback/

Brayden Stidham had a great meet accumulating 274.30 points and taking first place. Photo by Nate Limback/


The Los Alamos High School Topper Swim Team participated in a unique meet Friday against the Taos Tigers.

The dive team competed at home while the swimmers were on the road at Taos. The dive team was not alone at the Aquatic Center, as the Santa Fe High and Santa Fe Prep dive teams also were present, but were competing in a separate meet.

Between the swim and dive teams, the Toppers took first place in the competition.

Topper Ladies dive results:

  1. Katie Wingo 198.90
  2. Anna Clark 174.80
  3. Addison Richie 173.55
  4. Olivia Schmidt 149.10
  5. Kate McDonald 131.90

Topper Men dive results:

  1. Brayden Stidham 274.30
  2. Aiden Cooley 115.20

Olivia Schmidt enters the water at a perfect 90 degree angle. Photo by Nate Limback/

Anna Clark completes a well executed dive. Photo by Nate Limback/

Kate McDonald executes her dive. Photo by Nate Limback/