Gymnasts compete in Dayton meet


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Milana Macioce executing a pike jump on floor exercise.

Milana Macioce executing a pike jump on floor exercise.


Alexis Gardner performs a handspring vault.


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Devan Thomas twisting in her vault.


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Miami Trace placed sixth at the Dayton Championship meet held Saturday, Feb. 16.

Winning the invitational was Miamisburg with a 141.1 team score.

Troy was second with a 135.5 and Versailles placed third with a 134.8.

Miami Trace completed the meet with another improved team score of 122.325.

The Panther gymnasts improved their uneven bar score to a 27.6.

Earning personal high marks from the judges were, Alyssa Butler, Milana Macioce, Kandice Mathews and Lizzy Valentine.

Placing in the invitational was as follows:

All-Around

Devan Thomas, 11th out of 28; Lizzy Valentine, 15th out of 28

Vault

Devan Thomas, 15th out of 43; Alyssa Butler, 21st out of 43

Uneven bars

Lizzy Valentine, 14th out of 42; Devan Thomas, 19th out of 42

Balance beam

Devan Thomas, 11th out of 48; Maddy Southward, 13th out of 48; Kandice Mathews, 25th out of 48; Lizzy Valentine, 26th out of 48

Floor exercise

Maddy Southward, 17th out of 48; Devan Thomas, 19th out of 48; Lizzy Valentine, 23rd out of 48.

Milana Macioce executing a pike jump on floor exercise.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/02/web1_Milana-Macioce-Feb-16-2019-.jpgMilana Macioce executing a pike jump on floor exercise.

Alexis Gardner performs a handspring vault.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/02/web1_Alexis-Gardner-Feb-16-2019.jpgAlexis Gardner performs a handspring vault. Courtesy photos

Devan Thomas twisting in her vault.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/02/web1_Devan-Thomas-Feb-16-2019.jpgDevan Thomas twisting in her vault. Courtesy photos

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