WATERTOWN, S.D. (GoWatertown.net) — Deuel’s Paige Simon cleaned up in all events to take home the Class A individual title Friday at the 2021 South Dakota High School State Gymnastics Meet. Deuel would also take home their fourth straight team title with a 139.5. Estelline Hendricks would take home fifth with a score of 130.6, Milbank seventh 129.3, and Britton-Hecla ninth with a 124.9.
Deuel Coach and Watertown native Caitlin Steffensen was honored with the Coaches Leadership Award
Simon scored a 9.575 on the vault, 9.700 on the floor, 9.475 on the beam, and 9.375 on the bars and 38.125 in the all-around.
Also from Deuel, Annie Hawley would take home fifth place individually with an all-around score of 34.225. Hawley placed fifth on beam (8.775) sixth on the vault (8.850), tied for 13th on the floor (8.950), and bars (7.650).
Sadie Johnson from Estelline/Hendricks would place third individually with a 35.125. Johnson scored second on the floor (9.500), third on the beam (9.050), fourth on the vault (8.925), and tied for 13th on the bars (7.650).
The Class AA portion of the State Gymnastics Meet will be held Saturday at the Watertown Civic Arena.
See all the scores from the weekend HERE.