RC/PC/H-F Gymnastics – Team and Individuals Advancing to State Update
The Rush City/Pine City/Hinckley-Finlayson gymnastic team is going to the MSHSL State Gymnastic Championships after taking the Section 4A Team Championship out of 10 teams at the section tournament held at Chisago Lakes Area High School Tuesday, Feb. 14. The team scored 137.15 ahead of Chisago Lakes Area with 133.475 and North Branch with 132.425 team points. Placing in the top four and qualifying to advance to the State Individual Championships were Cassidy Dunkley (H-F) with second in all-around, first on vault, second on floor and third on balance beam; Katelyn Meier (RC) with fourth on balance beam and fourth on floor; and Bailey Murawski (RC) with first on balance beam. Dunkley also placed fifth on uneven bars; Meier placed fifth on vault and sixth on bars; and Murawski placed sixth on floor, seventh on vault and 12th on bars. Other team members placing were Alecia Meier (RC) placed fifth on vault, sixth on bars and eighth on floor; and Kylee Berube (PC) sixth on beam and eighth on bars. Only the first place team and top four in each event and the all-around qualify to advance to the State Championships. The Class A Team State Championships begin at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24; while the Individual and All-Around begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis.