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Shelbyville freshman narrowly misses gymnastics state finals cut

Shelbyville High School freshman Kaliyah Brown missed the gymnastics state finals cut by .15 Saturday at the Columbus East Regional.


Competing in the vault competition, Brown scored 9.2 to place eighth. The top six advanced to the state finals.


Richmond's Elizabeth Ruger won the event with a score of 9.75. 


Also advancing to the state competition were Franklin Central's Austyn Dykes (9.6), Columbus North's Emily Moore (9.525), Martinsville's Lillianne Boyd (9.4), New Castle's Samantha Ward (9.4) and Bloomington North's Hope Taylor (9.35).


Martinsville's Gabrielle Grubb finished seventh (9.25).


The State Finals are Saturday at Worthen Arena on the campus of Ball State University in Muncie.