Girls Varsity Gymnastics · Gymnasts compete in home opener

The New Palestine gymnastics team competed in its home opener Thursday, falling to Columbus North 110.25-100.4.

The Dragons were led by Grace Shanahan, who was fourth in the all-around with a score of 34.4. Kennedy Garrett was fifth (33.2).

On vault, Shanahan placed fourth (8.7) and Garrett sixth (8.35).

Shanahan was third on bars (8.7), while Alyse Rickey finished sixth (8.025).

Garrett scored 9.0 on balance beam to finish fourth. Shanahan’s 8.4 placed fifth.

Garrett’s 8.4 on floor exercise placed fifth. Addie Halter was sixth with 8.35.

The Dragons are next in action Saturday at the New Castle Invitational.

Kennedy Garrett was NP’s top finisher in two events.