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Monday, August 31, 2015

Two area girls take first in Xcel Gymnastics Championship

Emme Brown and Lilli-Grace Mitchell represented the L-O-U well last weekend when they both earned first in their respective events at the 2012 Region 8 Xcel Gymnastics Championship held in Jackson on April 27.

Brown, a 12-year-old student in the Lafayette School District, was named the silver level vault champion with a score of 9.8.

Mitchell, a 10-year-old Oxford native that is home schooled, scored a 9.725 to claim the silver level uneven bar championship.

Brown and Mitchell competed with Tupelo-based Elite II Gymnastics, which placed fourth as a team. (May 4, 2012, Page 7A)

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