This past weekend Valdez High School hosted the 2015 Region III Swimming and Diving Championships. This competition marks the first of four regional tournaments in Valdez. Over 250 students from around the state competed in the three day tournament. On Friday, thirteen Valdez swimmers spent the day competing in preliminary races for placement in final races on Saturday. The swimmers finished with strong personal performances, but will not be moving on to state. Overall, the Valdez girls team had a score of 17.50, which gave them a 7th place finish. The Valdez boys team received an overall score of 2 giving them an eighth place finish.