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Locals Place High on First Day of Leatherstocking Gymnastics Meet

By By BRIAN SANDLER

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Several local gymnasts had great showings on Saturday during day one of the 23rd annual Leatherstocking Gymnastics Meet hosted by Valley Gymnastics at the Utica Aud.

This year's event features more than 650 gymnasts from across New York ranging from 6 to 18 years old competing in levels 4 through 10.  Fifty-five of the girls competing are from Valley Gymnastics in New Hartford, and two of its teams teams placed first overall and five individuals had top-three all-around finishes on Saturday.  They were:

Level 9
Team 1st Place
Stephanie Pasterelli 1st Place Senior All-Around
Stephanie Spetka 2nd Place Senior All-Around
Meghan Pflieger 1st Place Junior All-Around
 
Level 6
Team First Place
Elizabeth Penola 2nd Place All-Around
 
Level 8
Mckenna Pasalacqua 3rd Place All-Around

The meet wraps up Sunday with competition running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

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