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Willmar’s Bronwyn Tollefson leaps above the balance beam in the Cardinals’ meet with Sauk Rapids on Thursday in Willmar. The Cardinals scored a season best 139.975. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton.

Girls Gymnastics: Thompson leads Cards to top score


WILLMAR — Behind a sweep by Stephanie Thompson, the Willmar Cardinals scored a season-best — by four points — to defeat Sauk Rapids 139.975 to 124.075 on Thursday.

Thompson had personal-bests in all-around (36.5) and bars (8.9).

“Stephanie had a great meet and it was a great night for the entire team,” said coach Jodi Mottinger.

“We only had one fall on the beam,” she added, citing another highlight.

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