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HHS gymnastics falls in close meet with North St. Paul

Lauren Ruder begins her descent as she stretches on the parallel bars during Thursday's meet. (Star Gazette photo by Alec Hamilton)1 / 3
Madison Hynnek swings on the parallel bars in the meet against North St. Paul. (Star Gazette photo by Alec Hamilton)2 / 3
Rachel Hughes performs her balance beam routine while coach Jeanne Kasel looks on. (Star Gazette photo by Alec Hamilton)3 / 3

The Hastings gymnastics team hosted the North St. Paul Polars on Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Hastings National Guard Armory. The Raiders fell to the Polars 128-118.25 and Hastings' top finisher was freshman Rachel Hughes, who took second in the parallel bars. Hastings junior varsity team beat North St. Paul 90.25-89.55.

The Raiders next compete Thursday, Jan. 26, against Tartan in Hastings at the National Guard Armory. The team only has four competitions left before sections begin in mid-February.

Alec Hamilton

Alec Hamilton is a RiverTown Multimedia sports reporter covering Hastings, Farmington and Rosemount athletics. He graduated from Drake University with a journalism degree in 2014. 

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