Day 1 of the State Gymnastics meet wrapped up on Friday, with Deuel and Watertown claiming the team Championships at the Swiftel Center in Brookings. The Deuel Cardinals dominated the field in Class A, scoring 143.625 points, more than ten points better than 2nd place Parkston/Ethan/Hanson. The win was Deuel’s 2nd championship in a row, and 5th overall.
The Madison Bulldogs finished in 4th place, with a score of 131.950. Estelline/Hendricks finished in 3rd place, less than a point better than the Bulldogs. Madison had finished either 1st or 2nd at every State Meet dating back to 1995.
Individual competition begins today, at 11am, in Brookings.