Oxford natives Lilli-Grace and Sylvia Mitchell each placed at the Mississippi State Gymnastics Meet held on Saturday at the Bancorp South Center in Tupelo.Sylvia, age 7, placed second for the floor competition and fifth in the all around for her age group.
Lilli-Grace, age 9, came in first place on the floor, balance beam and vault events, and placed second in the uneven bars. She also placed first in the all around for her age group to claim the state championship at Level 3.
Both Sylvia and Lilli-Grace have been participating in the Oxford Park Commission’s gymnastics programs for four years and represented their compeitive team from Elite II Gymnastics in Tupelo. (March 24, 2011, Page 7)