COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. – Lakeland High School’s Samantha Flores competed at the New York State gymnastics championships, held Saturday, Feb. 29, at Cold Spring Harbor High School.

Flores, who finished in 43rd place on the balance beam out of 60 gymnasts, competed on the Section 1 team with other gymnasts from the area. The Section 1 team finished in fifth place.

Her teammates on the combined Lakeland/Panas/Putnam Valley team—Caitlin Pellegrino (Putnam Valley), Veronica Rosario (Panas) and Emily Quinn (Putnam Valley)—also competed at states.