Gymnasts headed back to state

The New Prague Trojan gymnastics team will head to the State Class A Tournament for the 12th time in 13 years after winning the Section 2A title Friday in Mankato.

New Prague scored 140.675 points at the meet, besting second place Waconia by more than six points.

Five Trojans qualified as individuals. They were Sarah Hoffman, Josie Mellen, Christine Simon, Jamie Niedermayer and Brianna Ellanson.

The State Team meet is Friday, Feb. 25, at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion beginning at 11 a.m. The individual meet will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, also at 11 a.m.

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