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Dani Morrill is a senior at Lakeshore high school who dives for the Bridgman co-op swim team. Morrill set a new record in the 11-dive event, surpassing the old mark of 346.2 with a score of 380.75.

Lakeshore’s Dani Morrill has always wanted to have her name in the record books.

Morrill, a senior diver on Bridgman’s co-op swim team, accomplished that goal this year after smashing the previous school record for 11 dives. Morrill netted an overall score of 380.75 at the Portage Central Invitational on Oct. 23. The previous record had stood at 346.2. The record on the boys’ side is 358.61.

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