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DL takes fourth at True Team meet

The Detroit Lakes gymnastics team stayed true to their state ranking and finished fourth overall in the Class 1A State True Team meet in Melrose Saturday.

The Lakers just outscored Section 8-1A rival Perham by 1.45 of a point to take fourth, while Melrose took top honors with a score of 183.4.

Second went to Austin with a 183.275 and New Prague finished with a score of 181.95.

The Lakers did win two events, with Molly Lyngaas taking the bars with a score of 9.75 and Jordyn Peterson triumphing on beam with a mark of 9.625.

Sela Fadness of Austin won the other two events with a 9.725 on vault and floor. She also was the all-around high scorer with 38.55 points, just ahead of second-place Lyngaas, who had a 38.1.

The Lakers will host Bemidji inside the Flyers Gymnastics facility Saturday, starting at 2 p.m. 

Detroit Lakes at State True Team in Melrose, Saturday, Jan. 25 

Team results – Melrose 183.400, Austin 183.275, New Prague 181.95, Detroit Lakes 178.975, Perham 177.525, Sartell 173.725, Watertown-Mayer 173.35, Big Lake 173.075, Willmar 169.275, Martin County Area 164.45

DL results (top 10 finishers) – Vault: 4. Molly Lyngaas 9.525; 10. Allison Berg 9.4…Bars: 1. Lyngaas 9.75…Beam: 1. Peterson 9.625; 8. Lyngaas 9.375…Floor: 6. Lyngaas 9.45; 9. Emma Disse 9.375…All-around: 2. Lyngaas 9.75.

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