Roxanne Popple of Shavertown competes in gymnastic meet


First Posted: 5/10/2009

Roxanne Popple, daughter of Anthony and Nancy Popple, of Shavertown, recently competed in the 2009 Regional Gymnastics Meet in Allentown.

A senior at Dallas High School and a level 9 gymnast, Popple won first place on the floor exercise with a score of 9.2. She also took third on vault (9.2) and fifth overall with a score of 35.75 in the 18-year-old age group.

With her performance, she advanced to the 2009 Junior Olympics/Nationals and was named to the National/Junior Olympic Team. The competition will take place in Mississippi on May 10.

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