ABINGDON — Mountain Empire Gymnastics returned from the 45-team State Xcel Gymnastics Meet, held May 30-June 1 in Virginia Beach, Va., with an amazing 67 medals as well as a team state championship.
Fourteen MEG gymnasts competed in four different levels, with six girls placing first all-around, four second all-around, one third all-around and three fourth all-around.
Mountain Empire was the only team to have all its athletes obtain above a 37 in the all-around competition and a 9.0 or above in individual events.
The MEG team, which has grown to 24 members, is currently back in Abingdon preparing for next season.
(Information submitted by MEG owners Tiffany Boggs and Lisa Greene. Click here to visit the MEG website.)