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The Detroit Lakes Laker gymnastics bench cheer on teammate Emma Disse during her floor routine at the MSHSL team state gymnastics meet Friday afternoon at the University of Minnesota. The Lakers took third place as a team. Brian Basham/Forum News Service

Laker gymnasts earn bronze at state meet

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MINNEAPOLIS —  It was a very nice introduction to the Class 1A state meet for the Detroit Lakes gymnastics team, which finished with bronze after putting up a score of 148.05 Friday at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion.


Nerves and anxiety of partaking in the program’s first state team meet in 11 years dissipated early, as the Lakers looked calm and collect to score one of their highest scores of the season.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.