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Area roundup: Whitworth’s Wes Walton is All-American

Whitworth’s Wes Walton earned All-America status when he placed seventh in the men’s 200-yard individual medley on Wednesday at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Walton posted a time of 1 minute, 50.63 seconds in the finals. He made it to the finals by clocking a 1:49.64 in a morning preliminary heat.

Whitworth is tied for 15th place with 15 points after the first day.

The meet continues Thursday.

Awards

Whitworth Pirates senior George Valle earned All-America honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

Valle, a third-team choice, finished his career with 1,440 points – seventh on Whitworth’s all-time scoring list.

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