Hi-Liner Gymnastics began their competitive season on December 6th at the Fargo Invite. It was a great first showing, and Valley City came in 2nd of the 8 teams in attendance, edged out only by Legacy. Valley City Freshman Karina Olson had a 1st place Floor finish.
The Hi-Liners carried their momentum into the second meet in Wahpeton, where the team came in first and Freshman Abby Thornton was All-Around champion.
Valley City continued their high-level performances when they hosted their home opener in December, welcoming Jamestown, Grand Forks, Fargo and Fargo Davies to the YSC.
Individually, K. Olson dominated the competition, finishing first in Bars, Beam and All-Around and second on the beam. The team also had athletes in the top three of the All-Around, Bars, Beam, Vault and Floor: Thornton and O. Olson.
Thanks to stellar individual performances, the Hi-Liners won their home opener over Jamestown (2nd) and Grand Forks (3rd).
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