The competition was formidable at the always tough Canton Invitational on February 4th and despite scoring 139.55 the Grand Ledge gymnastics team finished in a 9thplace tie in a field of eighteen teams.
Farmington United was 1st with 145.525, Canton was 2nd with 144.90, and defending State Champion Rockford/Sparta was 3rd with 144.50.
In the individual events for Division 2, Senior Afton LaFrance was 1st on vault tying a career high with a 9.60 and Senior Janelle Hall was 8th with 9.10. On uneven bars, LaFrance tied for 4th with a 9.0, and Hall took 3rd on beam with a 9.20. On floor, Hall was 5th with a career high 9.60 and LaFrance was 9th with a 9.40.
In the all-around, LaFrance was 3rd with a 36.55, and Hall was 4th with a 36.275.
The Comets have a few days to regroup before their final regular season home meet of the season against Mason on Tuesday, February 14th. Senior Night presentations will begin at 6:00pm with competition following immediately afterward.