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Austin Packers gymnastics team competes at Section 1A meet, three gymnasts headed to state individually

The Austin Packers gymnastics team competed at the Section 1A meet in Winona Saturday, and not only did the Packers register a season-high team score of 134.925, they will also be sending three members of the squad to the State Class A Individual Gymastics Meet Saturday, February 19th at Roy Wilkins Auditorum in St. Paul.

Hannah Fritz advanced to state on the vault and the balance beam, as she was sixth on the vault with a score of 8.975, and she finished third on the beam with a final score of 8.95.  Fritz also finished sixth on the floor exercise with a score of 9.075, and she was fourth in the all-around for Austin with a final tally of 34.85.  Kiki Rodriguez and Reese Norton  both advanced to state on the floor exercise Saturday, as Rodriguez was first with a score of 9.5, and Norton was fifth with a score of 9.15.  Rodriguez was ninth in the all-around for the Packers Saturday with a final score of 33.50, and Kate Oelfke placed 10th on the vault with a score of 8.8.

Byron will represent Section 1 in the team portion of the Class A gymnastics meet, as the Bears were first with a team total of 139.625, while the host Winhawks were second with a total of 137.625.

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