Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

H.S. Gymnastics: State Individual Finals Preview

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

H.S. Gymnastics: State Individual Finals Preview

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Saturday at Montgomery, 11 a.m.

Local all-around qualifiers: Samantha Marion, Sophia Gilligan and Jillian LoPresti, Ramapo; Melissa Ricciardi, Maya Horowitz and Hallie Wikfors, Pascack Regional; Mika Tamura, Ridgewood; Maggie Kaczmarczyk, Holy Angels; Sara Buchner, Westwood; Erika Kluge, Northern Highlands.

Outlook: Marion, the two-time defending balance beam champion, has a chance to accomplish something that only five girls in state history have before: win gold in an event three years in a row. Ridgewood's Chelsea Steinberg (2004-06) and Red Bank Catholic's Ann Woods (1975-77) did so all-around, Kennedy's Joyce Wilborn (1984- 86) did on floor and Lenape's Nicole Drane (2001-03) did on bars, while Jamie McNally of Bishop Ahr (1994-97 on vault) is the only four-time state champ in a single event. …

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