Gymnastics: Johnson 17th, Thompson 26th at state meet
Two Willmar gymnasts finished among the top 30 in their events at the Minnesota State Gymnastics Class A meet on Saturday at the University of Minnesota.
In the vault, Cardinals junior Cassie Johnson placed 17th with a score of 9.300. Jessica Stelter of Detroit Lakes won the event with 9.725 and Mikayla Dockendorf of Sartell was second with 9.587.
In the balance beam, Willmar eighth-grader Stephanie Thompson placed 26th with 8.525. Melrose's Haily Brinkman placed first with 9.637 and Sarah Hoffman of New Prague was second with 9.500.
Melrose won the Class A team championship with a score of 147.5. New Prague was second with 145.425.