Ketcham wins Region diving title.

February 24, 2015
Barbourville’s Jaxon Ketcham (Middle) poses with Knox Central’s Makenna Russell (Left) and Meredith Russell (Right) after the Fifth District Swimming and Diving competition at Stiver’s Aquatic Center.

Barbourville’s Jaxon Ketcham (Middle) poses with Knox Central’s Makenna Russell (Left) and Meredith Russell (Right) after the Fifth District Swimming and Diving competition at Stiver’s Aquatic Center.

Knox Central swimmer Brian Gibbs goes to the podium during the Fifth Region swim meet this past Saturday. Gibbs placed eighth in the 50 yard freestyle and 12th in the 100 yard freestyle.

Knox Central swimmer Brian Gibbs goes to the podium during the Fifth Region swim meet this past Saturday. Gibbs placed eighth in the 50 yard freestyle and 12th in the 100 yard freestyle.

Barbourville’s Jaxon Ketcham captured the Fifth Region title and qualified for the State competion for the boys’ one meter diving event this past weekend at Stiver’s Aquatic and Wellness Center.


Ketcham won the event with 434.40 points with the next closest competitor, Zane Taylor of Bryan Station, scoring 363.30 points.

Knox Central’s Meredith Russell also qualified for the State competition with an eighth place finish in the girls’ one meter diving event. Russell finished with a score of 349.85.

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