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DHS gymnastics flood all-state, all-conference teams

Weeks after the Dickinson High gymnastics team collected its 12th state championship in program history, several Midgets received recognition for their performance throughout the season.

Four Midgets were selected to the All-State team.

Ayanna Fossum was the only Dickinson gymnast named to the first team while seventh-grader Teghan Hoff, junior Meghan Ackerman and senior Faith Beck earned spots on the second team.

Jamestown (3), Grand Forks (2), and Bismarck High (2) are the only other schools with multiple selections.

Six Midgets were named to the West Dakota Association All-Conference Team.

Sophomore Brinklyn Schumacher and junior Dacia Rambousek join the DHS all-state foursome, earning an all-conference distinction.

All-State First Team — Bismarck High: Julia Red Wing, Kate Dillman. Bismarck Legacy: Elicca Stugelmeyer. Dickinson: Ayanna Fossum. Fargo Davies: Anna Suppes. Grand Forks: Sydnee Spivey. Jamestown: Hannah Schiele. Minot: Bella Price.All State Second Team — DHS: Teghan Hoff, Faith Beck, Meghan Ackerman. J: Rachel Schiele, Haley Nelson. Fargo: Jada Persons. GF: Charisse Vetsch. Valley City: Jocey Kreiwald. WDA All-Conference — DHS: Fossum, Hoff, Ackerman, Beck, Schumacher, Rambousek. BH: Red Wing, Dillman, Morgan Salwei. J: H. Schiele, R. Schiele, Nelson. BL: Madison Deics, Stugelmeyer. Minot: Price.     
Patrick Bernadeau

Patrick Bernadeau is a sports reporter for the Dickinson Press. He can be reached at his office number (701) 456-1211 or email him at Joining the Dickinson Press in July 2017, he was previously a freelance sports writer for Treasure Coast Newspapers ( in Stuart, FL as well as carrying bylines from the Associated Press, Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, Florida Today and Naples Daily News. Prior to his move to Dickinson, he resided in Port St. Lucie, FL, earning a Bachelor's Degree from Florida Atlantic University. Patrick was born and raised in Brockton, Mass and is an avid Boston sports fan. Born to Haitian parents, Patrick's favorite meal is Griot with Banana Peze, Pikliz (Fried pork with smashed plaintains and a spicy vegetable relish) and a tall glass of Cherry Coke.

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