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Mahopac Gymnasts Edge Lakeland/Panas/Put Valley

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Sydney Hughes performs her routine in the floor exercise. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Sarah Citarella performs a back walkover on the balance beam on senior night. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Mahopac senior Annalee Hammel focuses in the uneven bars. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-It came down to the wire last week when Mahopac gymnasts faced off against Lakeland/Panas/Putnam Valley.

The Indians narrowly escaped with a 175-174.55 win on Tuesday, Jan. 30, at Dynamic Gymnastics. The 175 points was their best performance of the season.

“A great meet and a high level of competition—our team had a great effort today,” Mahopac coach Vin Collins said. “A nice lead-in to our postseason tournaments.”

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Callie Johanson had a stellar performance with a 37.2 in the all-around to take first place. She edged out the Rebels’ Amanda Grigas, who was second with a 36.7.

Johanson won the uneven bars with a 9.35. She tied for third in the vault (9.35) and was fourth in both the balance beam (9.2) and floor exercise (9.3).

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