Prep gymnastics: Negauee takes seventh in Wisconsin over weekend

MARQUETTE – Emilie Thorvaldsen paced the Negaunee High School girls gymnastics team to a seventh-place finish in the Rhinelander (Wis.) Snowflake Invitational on Dec. 7.

She placed eighth among 24 competitors in the all-around.

In addition, Thorvaldsen posted a regional qualifying score in the vault with an 8.050 effort; came up with a 6.650 in the uneven bars; and recorded a 7.075 total in the bean for 11th place.

Teammate Kylee Taavola posted a 7.0 score in floor exercise.

“We were excited to get our first meet (of the season) under our belts,” NHS head coach Eyre Becker said.