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Hodags take Gymnastics TriangularSubmitted: 02/04/2013
Story By Joe Dufek


RHINELANDER - In Gymnastics Monday night, Rhinelander was hosting a triangular. The Hodags faced Chequamegon and Lakeland.

On the Uneven Bars, Chequamegon's Alexis Stueber finished 3rd in the event with a 7.025.

On the floor exercise, Lakeland's Danielle Peterson stuck her landing. She was 5th in the event with a 7.70 score.

Rhinelander's Elle Spiegelhoff shined on the balance beam with a 7.90. She also won the all-around.


Rhinelander won the triangular with a 119.35. Chequamegon was second. Lakeland third.


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