Trojan gymnasts push on to defeat Waconia

Trojan Susie Dalsin competes on the vault. She placed second on the vault for New Prague. (John Mueller photo)

A weary New Prague High School gymnasts had to get through its Tuesday, Dec. 13, meet against Waconia. The Trojans tamed the Wildcats, 140.925 to 125.175 for a win.

“These girls pushed through the meet being very tired and worn down with this being their third meet in seven days,” said New Prague head coach Darrell Christenson. “We are looking forward to one full week of down time before we go again next Thursday (Dec. 22) hosting Minnetonka.”

Tonight’s (Dec. 22) home meet for the Trojans will be at 6 p.m. at the New Prague Gymnastics Center.

The Trojans led in all four events. Coach Christenson said New Prague started out strong on the vault, hitting a team score of 37.400. Waconia was 34.450 on the vault. New Prague led in the other three events, bars 34.700 to 27.575, beam 32.625 to 29.400 and on floor 36.200 to 33.750.

The Trojans’ Ava Bruegger won the all-around with a score of 35.075. Individually, Bruegger led on vault (9.435) and bars (9.275), was third on floor (9.075) and sixth on beam (7.300).

Taking the next two spots in the all-around were...

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