WHS junior Geggie headed to national meet


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Wilmington High School junior Emma Geggie qualified for the USA Gymnastics Eastern Nationals tournament in Kissimmee, Fla.

The national tournament will be held May 8-12. This will be Geggie’s first trip to the national meet.

Geggie qualified for the national meet at the USA Gymnastics Region 5 meet in Battle Creek, Mich., this past weekend. The top seven gymnasts in each age group advance to the national meet.

Competing in the Level 9 meet in the Senior 7 age division, Geggie won the balance beam and floor exercise regional titles, putting her third in the All-Around competition. She was runnerup in the vault. She will compete at nationals in all four events.

Geggie’s 9.525 in the floor exercise was a personal best score.

In addition, Geggie will be part of the Region 5 Dream Team at nationals, competing against athletes from other regionals for the top Region in the Nation. Region 5 consists of athletes from Ohio, Michigan, Indian, Illinois and Kentucky.

Geggie’s competition in the national meet will begin at noon May 12, which is Mother’s Day. Check the Region 5 Gymnastics Insider web site for a LiveStream of the national meet.

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