Amy Magana secured a place in the women’s 10 metres platform final at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving Grand Prix in Mission Viejo in California.
The home diver achieved a score of 307.20 points in the semi-finals at Marguerite Aquatics Center to top the standings.
Italy’s Noemi Batki followed the American by scoring 294.50 points.
Gemma McArthur completed the top three, the British diver finishing on 289.00.
Australia’s Melissa Wu triumphed in the second semi-final by totalling 287.90.
She was followed by Canada’s Elaena Dick and Maria Kurjo of Germany, who also secured berths in the final.
They scored 257.20 and 253.15 points, respectively.
In the men’s three metres springboard semi-finals, the hosts enjoyed a one-two in the first semi-final.
Amy Magaña wins 10m semi B to advance to Grand Prix final on Sunday. pic.twitter.com/5idEDT1GJ2— USA Diving (@USADiving) April 13, 2019
Briadam Herrera achieved 405.05 points to finish ahead of team-mate Jordan Windle, who ended on 398.80.
Egypt’s Mohab Ishak placed third on 394.15.
Britain’s James Heatly topped the standings in the second semi-final by finishing on 422.70.
Colombia’s Daniel Restrepo and Britain’s Jordan Houlden completed the podium places with 377.90 and 370.15, respectively.
Competition is due to continue tomorrow with the first finals taking place.
The event will conclude on Sunday (April 14).