Girls Varsity Gymnastics · Gymnasts open with victory

The New Palestine gymnastics team opened its season Tuesday with a 98.275-94.325 victory at Connersville.

Grace Shanahan had two event victories and was the all-around champion with a score of 34.425. She won on bars (8.65) and floor exercise (9.125). Shanahan was also second on beam (8.4) and fourth on vault (8.25).

Kennedy Garrett won the balance beam (8.95) and finished second in the all-around (32.275). She was third on floor (8.325).

Alyse Rickey was fifth in the all-around (30.625). She finished fifth on vault (8.225) and beam (7.55). She was also third on bars (7.475). Emma Poag placed fifth on bars (7.25).

The Dragons open their home season at 6 p.m.

Grace Shanahan was the all-around champion at Connersville.

Thursday against Shelbyville and Waldron at New Palestine Elementary.