Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids go 1-2 in Rhinelander Gymnastics Triangular

Marshfield freshman Hanna Merkel competes on the balance beam at the WIAA State Gymnastics Championships at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School on Friday. (Photo by Stuart Sundby/MarshfieldAreaSports.com)

Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids, and Rhinelander competed in WVC Gymnastics Triangular action, with the Tigers picking up the title with 129.475 points.

Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln finished second with 123.3 points.

Winning events for Marshfield were Hannah Merkel on the Uneven Parallel Bars, Sophie Nikolay on the Vault, and Alexis Merkel in the Floor Exercise.

Tyla Weidman of Wisconsin Rapids took first on the Balance Beam.

Marshfield’s Hannah Merkel took the All-Around title, with McKenzie Schuld scoring highest in the AA for Rapids, taking 5th.

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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]