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For the first time in its 13-year history, Geneva's girls gymnastics team will compete in the state tournament.
The Geneva Vikings girls gymnastics team will go to the state tournament as an at-large team, Daily Herald correspondent Chris Walker reports. Geneva scored 142.85 points at the Stevenson sectional to earn the at-large position. Geneva is going to state for the first time in its 13-year history, the DH said. In a Feb. 1 post, the Illinois High School Association website reports that Geneva finished first in regional competition, with 146.275 points, defeating the Wheaton/Wheaton Warranville South co-op, Lombard (Glenbard East) and Bensenville (Fenton). In that regional, held at Geneva: Geneva is coached by Kim Hostman. The state final meet takes place Friday, Feb. 15, and Saturday, Feb. 16, at Palatine High School, according to the IHSA.