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Laker senior Shayna Dugger performs a backflip in the pike position during Saturday's state Class A diving finals. She finished the meet tied for eighth place with a score of 327.40. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Paakh finishes second in state 100 butterfly, Dugger eighth in diving

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MINNEAPOLIS - Detroit Lakes High School junior Melissa Paakh finished runner-up in the 100-yard butterfly at the Minnesota State Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday afternoon at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center in Minneapolis.


Paakh's second-place time of 56.51 gained her an automatic All American title.

Paakh also gained a medal in the 100-yard breaststroke event, taking eighth place in a time of 1:08.51.

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