The Britton-Hecla gymnastics squad will host the Region 1A meet on Thursday. Members of the squad this season in front left to right are Kya McLaen, McKenna Heer, and Heather Storbakken. Second row Cambry Dinger, Taylor Storbakken, Kylie Carlson, Ashlynn Kraft, and Emily Strong. Back row Coach Angela Grupe, Brooklyn Rein, Sterling Mertens, Kaegan Fredrickson, Emma Kraft, Maggie Kilker, and Assistant Coach Tyra Gefroh.
Gymnasts Will Host Regional On Thursday
The Britton-Hecla gymnastics squad has shown steady improvement throughout the year, and now Coach Angela Grupe’s charges hope they have saved their best for last.
The Lady Braves will host the Northeast Conference and Region 1A meet on Thursday beginning at 6 p.m. Region teams placing in the top three will automatically advance to the state meet in Brookings Feb. 8-9. Then there will be three wild card slots available between the two regions.
“It’s a tough year to qualify as a team,” said Grupe, “probably the toughest year Class A gymnastics has ever seen. There could be six or seven teams scoring over 130 points.
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