New Prague gymnasts take 4th at state

The New Prague Trojan gymnastics team took fourth place at the State Class A Meet at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion.

The Trojans scored a season-high 143.75 points in the meet. Perham took first place with 149.9, followed by Becker (144.975) and Martin County Area (144.375). Melrose was fifth (142.675), Austin was sixth (140.825), Delano (138.525) and Breck (134.725).

At Saturday's individual meet, the Trojans' Jess Hoffman and Laura Busch both earned medals. Hoffman placed fifth on the floor exercise with a 9.475.

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