By Ryan Kaczmarski
Magnificat qualified for the state team competition by placing third at the West Geauga district meet, behind first place Brecksville-Broadview Heights and Mentor. Strongsville and Hudson rounded out the final two team spots from that district to move on the the state championships at Hilliard Bradley.
This is the 25th time in 26 years that Magnificat has reached the state meet as a team. Scoring for the Blue Streaks were Julia Corrao (floor, vault and All-around), Hayley Chagrin, Clair Bain and Kasten Rini.
Individual qualifiers from the area are North Olmsted’s Krissy Nash-Caraballo (all-around, vault and uneven parallel bars) and Quinn Kacirek (uneven parallel bars); and Magnificat’s Corrao (floor, vault and all-around).
District team standings
1. Brecksville, 145.95; 2. Mentor, 142.125; 3. Magnificat, 140.875; 4. Strongsville. 140.425; 5. Hudson, 139.45; 6. Medina, 136.175; 7. Solon, 135.4; 8. Cloverleaf, 134.5; 9. Berea-Midpark, 133.425; 10. Nordonia, 132.15; 11. Cuyahoga Falls, 130.95; 12. Stow, 130.5