Southborough gymnast takes first place


Southborough gymnast takes first place

Southborough – Isabel Herczeg competed in the Junior Olympic Region VI Level 8 Gymnastic Championships in Waterville, Maine, April 28. She placed first in the All-Around, vault and floor exercise with scores of 37.275, 9.425 and 9.525, respectively, in the mixed 12-year-old division. Isabel placed second on the beam, with a score of 9.375.

The two-day competition featured the best Level 8 gymnasts from Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and Maine. Isabel tied for ninth place in the All-Around out of all 219 gymnasts who competed in the regional championship.

A seventh-grade high honors student at the Fay School in Southborough, Herczeg trains with Elite Gymnastics in Ashland, where she has been doing gymnastics since she was 5.