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Newtown High School’s gymnastics squad had its first meet of the season when the Nighthawks participated in the Pomperaug Invitational in Southbury on January 4. Newtown, with a score of 128.8, placed fourth among 13 teams.

Daniel Hand of Madison won the meet with a score of 140.7, Fairfield Ludlowe was second with a score of 131.55, Farmington came in third with a score of 130.45, and Glastonbury was edged out by Newtown and placed fifth with a score of 127.15.

Newtown’s highlights are as follows: Elisha Wilson: Vault 8.4, bars 8.5 and fifth place, balance beam 8.9 and fourth place, floor 9.05 and seventh place, all around 34.85 and seventh place. Kaitlyn Tumney: Vault 8.5 and floor 8.4. Anna Jannott: Vault 8.2 and floor 8.2. Cameron Vazquez: Floor 8.2. Jenny Indelicato: Vault 8.35.

Newtown will host Southington at Kinetic Kids in Oxford for a 7 pm meet on Friday, January 10.

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