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Greensburg team wins YWCA gymnastics title

| Wednesday, April 9, 2008

The Greensburg YMCA Level 4 gymnastics team won a title at the YWCA state championships at the Upper Main Line YMCA in Berwyn.

The team, consisting of girls age 6-12, finished first last weekend among teams from 25 YMCAs. The team accumulated a score of 146.95.

Individual winners were: Paige Stroud (age 10), floor (9.075 points), beam (9.35) and all-around (36.65); and Gina Meglio (age 12), beam (9.45).

Other team members include: Kristin Katonka, Lydia Harvey, Lauren Ritenour, Anika Kukich, Mikaela Brown, Katie Katonka, Kristin DeNezza, Amy Zahrobsky, Paige Stroud, Gina Meglio and Mariah Delp.

Kari Mertz is the head coach; Lori Mertz is her assistant.

The Level 5 and 6 YMCA State Championships will be Saturday and Sunday at Greensburg Salem High School. Saturday's session starts at 9 a.m., Sunday at 10 a.m.

Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for children 12 and younger.

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