What a big weekend for the Huron Valley United Gymnastics team. The team competed in the team state finals on Friday night and placed 8th in the state! They had a great night finishing with a 139.675 as a team score. Seniors, Lauren Graham, Ciara Charlick, Nicole Aubry and Kelli Buckley led the way with support from Junior, Erin Murphy, sophomore, Rachel Palaian and freshman, Paige Elwood, Lauren Skrobot, Nicole Graham. They ranked 4th on bars for the evening.
On Saturday, Lauren Graham, Rachel Palaian, Erin Murphy, Nicole Graham and Laura Nowicki competed in the individual competition. Although they did not place in the top 10 in the state they did well and were just out of reach for medals.
Lakeland senior, Hailey Cwiek received the senior sportsmanship award.
Lakeland senior, Lauren Graham was named the MHSGCJA Senior gymnast of the year. This was an honor that was voted on by coaches and judges in the state. The award comes with a $1,000 scholarship. We are very proud of her and all of her accomplishments. She coaches for the Huron Valley Recreation Gymnastics program and will also be joining the judges association next year to stay in the sport as she attends Grand Valley University.