The Emporia Gazette

Braxton Higgins is the state diving champion.

The Emporia High School sophomore took home the title today after scoring 487.70 points in the 5-1a division state competition at the Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center in Lenexa.

Higgins went undefeated in the regular season. Already a world champion gymnast, this was his first year diving.

Higgins has also been named to the First Team All-State.

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