April 8, 2002
Gymnast wins at State
Photo courtesy of Lawrence family
Joey Lawrence, a ninth grader at Leota Jr. High School, took first place in this year's Washington State Men's Gymnastics Championship. Lawrence competed as a Class 2 Gymnast and placed first in Rings, Parallel Bars, and High Bar. He also placed first in the All-Around category earning the combined top score for all 6 events. The next stop for Lawrence is the Regional Championship in Boise in early April followed by the National Championships at San Diego in early May.
oey works out 28 hours a week at Cascade Elite Gymnatics in Mountlake Terrace.