MOULTRIE - Hannah Moore took first place on the 3-meter board at the World Team Trials on Friday in Coral Springs, Fla., and will represent the United States in the Pan American Championships.

Moore will dive on all three boards in the girls 14-15 age group at the Championships, which will be held Sept. 3-7 in Belem, Brazil.

The Moss Farms diver also finished second on the 1-meter board and fourth in the platform event in World Team Trials, which began Wednesday.

Also representing the U.S. in the girls 14-15 age group will be Kelsi Bryant of Tippecanoe Diving Club and Emily Bouck of Team Orlando.

Bryant is the sister of former Moss Farms and University of Miami diver Katie Beth Bryant.

On Friday, Moore scored a 325.14 to win the 3-meter competition. Bouck was second with a 323.88 and Bryant was third with a 319.80.

Bouck came in first in the platform event with a 307.56. Moore's fourth-place score was a 279.99.

Bryant took the 1-meter event with a 322.95. Moore was right behind in second with a 314.88.

The top 16 boys and girls on the 1-meter and 3-meter springboards and platform events in the National Junior Diving Championships, which concluded Tuesday, were invited to participate in the World Team Trials.

The first-place finisher in each event at the Trials was guaranteed a Pan Am roster spot.

At the Pan Am Championships, athletes must dive in the group based on their age as of Dec. 31, 2003.

The U.S. will field teams of boys and girls 11-and-under, 13-and-under, 15-15 and 16-18.

Also on Friday, Thomas Finchem of Indianapolis and Ariel Rittenhouse of Santa Cruz, Calif., won their second titles of the World Trials, winning the boys 14-15 3-meter and girls 13-and-under 1-meter titles respectively.

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