A new champion prevailed in Class AA. Northfield emerged out of a tight pack to bring home its first title with a score of 148.325. The Raiders were in third place going into the final rotation – behind Lakeville North and Cambridge-Isanti – but recorded a meet-high 37.925 on vault to pull away with the title.
The Raiders also scored the meet’s highest score on beam, with a 37.175. On floor and bars, Northfield scored a 36.625 and 36.6, respectively. Meaghan Howell led the team on vault, 9.7, and floor, 9.475. Sveta Mason recorded the team’s highest score on beam, with a 9.55, and on bars, with a 9.475. Four of the Raiders will return to compete in Individual finals on Saturday.