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Four Buckeye 10’s on their way to J.O. Nationals!

The Buckeye Level 10’s had a good weekend. Two Buckeyes won the all around, another finished 2nd while the youngest Level 10 also advanced. Makarri Doggette led all Buckeyes with an all around score of 38.125 winning the Jr B age division and also winning vault (9.825) and finishing 3rd on bars. Jenna Swartzentruber won the Jr C age group with 37.975 and finished 3rd on vault, bars, and beam. Olivia Aepli finished 2nd in the Sr C age group with 37.875 and also won bars with 9.625 along with 2nd on vault. Nikki Beckwith finished in 11th place in the Jr A age group and placed 3rd on floor. All four girls are headed to Des Moines, Iowa May 15th – 17th, for the JO National Championships or the NIT. Also competing at Regionals for Buckeye: Skylar Chrisman, Kendall George, Madison Miller, Raina Malas, and Haven Lanzadore.

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