State Gymnastics Meet set for this weekend

Brent Nathaniel

WATERTOWN, S.D. ( — The 2021 State Gymnastics Meet will be held this Friday and Saturday, February 12th and 13th.

Friday will feature Class A with competition broken into three different pods.  Locally, pod one will feature Britton-Hecla and compete beginning at 11:05 a.m., pod two will contain Estelline/Hendricks, Milbank Area and Sisseton and will begin competition at 1:45 p.m., pod three will feature Deuel and begin at 4:45 p.m.

In the team competition, Britton-Hecla will send 10 gymnasts including senior Taylor Storbakken.  Six from Deuel will compete including senior Annie Hawley and junior Paige Simon who will be competing in all four competitions.  Estelline/Hendricks will send nine girls which includes seniors Kaylee Johnson and Mercedies Hicks.  Six gymnasts from Milbank will compete.

Class AA will compete on Saturday.  Much like the A, competition will be broken into three pods.  The host Watertown will compete in pod three which will begin at 4:45 p.m.

Nine Arrows will be competing this year led by senior Brooke Bollinger, Jarka Fossum and Londyn Sycks.

The 2021 State Gymnastics Meet will be held at the Watertown Civic Arena.