Dragons News · Gymnasts win home opener


The New Palestine gymnastics team won its home opener Thursday, beating Shelbyville 98.85-80.85.

The Dragons had the top five in the all-around. – Grace Shanahan (35.0), Kennedy Garrett (31.35), Alyse Rickey (30.95), Emma Poag (29.5) and Anna Greiner (28.515).

Shanahan won all four events. She scored 8.8 on vault, 8.625 on uneven bars, 8.9 on balance beam and 8.675 on floor exercise.

On vault, Sarah Thompson finished second (8.5), Poag third (8.425) and Rickey fourth (8.4).

On bars, Rickey was second (7.55), Garrett third (7.35) and Poag fourth (6.55).

On beam, Rickey was second (7.725) and Garrett third (7.5).

On floor, Thompson was second (8.325), Greiner third (8.275) and Garrett fourth (7.9).

The Dragons next compete Jan. 17 against Columbus North.