Northwest NEWS

April 8, 2002

Sports

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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.