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Spartans advance seven gymnasts to state championship

Sophomore Rachel Kaminer is one of four Spartans who will compete on beam at the 3A state championship this weekend.  - Brad Camp
Sophomore Rachel Kaminer is one of four Spartans who will compete on beam at the 3A state championship this weekend.
— image credit: Brad Camp

Bainbridge placed sixth at the SeaKing District meet with 142.45 points and advances seven gymnasts to the 3A state championship.

Junior Adrienne Palay and senior Talia Weiss qualified for all-around competition. Palay placed 10th all-around with 32.75, with a season-best 8.7 on vault.

Senior captain Katie Mathews placed second in the floor exercise with a score of 9.4, and advances to state on bars, beam and floor. Mathews came in 10th all-around.

Rachel Kaminer placed seventh on bars with a 7.0 and will also compete in the event at state. Palay and Weiss tied for 13th with scores of 6.6.

On beam, Palay placed 11th with an 8.7 while Mathews took 13th with a score of 8.475.

Kaminer and Palay placed 11th and 13th on floor, respectively.

Gymnasts will march in at 9 a.m. and the Spartans will begin their floor exercise rotation at 9:40 a.m. Friday.

Finals will begin at 11:20 a.m. Saturday.

Bainbridge state qualifiers (in order of rotation):

Floor: Weiss, Laura Bricklin, Grace Allen, Palay, Mathews, Kaminer

Vault: Palay, Weiss

Bars: Weiss, Kaminer, Mathews, Palay

Beam: Mathews, Eva Fazzini, Palay, Weiss

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