Claire Rose Ginsburg guides Geneva to Hinsdale Central gymnastics title

SHARE Claire Rose Ginsburg guides Geneva to Hinsdale Central gymnastics title
tst.0353.319567.f9756613d06c88966cfb0391e3a033b2_630x420.jpg

Geneva was firing on all cylinders Saturday afternoon as the Vikings dominated the Red Devil Invite hosted by Hinsdale Central, taking first place with a score of 141.925.

Downers South finished second (131.475), followed by Lake Park (129.45), Hinsdale Central (127) and Oak Park-River Forest (126.475).

Leading the way for Geneva was freshman Claire Rose Ginsberg, who won all-around with a score of 37.45, besting teammate Dominique Brognia (2nd, 35.775) and Downers South’s Emily Tom (3rd, 33.55).

“It was a great meet as an individual, but we’re most happy about our team score,” said Ginsberg, who was competing in just her second meet due to a torn muscle in her hip. “I’m glad to be part of the team and I know I can help as a freshman.”

Ginsberg won vault (9.6), balance beam (9.45) and floor exercise (9.4), while taking second in uneven bars (9.0) behind Brognia (9.15).

Hinsdale Central was led by junior Maddie Sesemann and her fifth-place finish in all-around (32.575). Sesemann’s top placement in an individual event was bars (fourth, 8.45).

“I was just proud of what I did,” said Sesemann, who recorded the highest all-around score of her career. “It’s only going to get better from here.”

Freshman Natalie Weeks was Oak Park-River Forest’s top all-arounder. Weeks took eighth with a 32.15.

“I fell on beam twice so I could have placed even higher,” Weeks said. “But I think it went pretty good. The goal is to just keep getting better.”

Weeks also came in ninth (8.15) on bars.

The Latest
Fallen R&B star’s trial in federal court in his hometown to mirror his 2008 state child pornography trial, with some key differences: this time, his alleged victims are set testify against him.
“This was not an active shooter incident inside the theme park,” a Gurnee police spokesperson said.
Coming on the heels of his sentencing in New York, the trial marks a new low for Kelly, whose popularity had remained undiminished even after he was indicted in 2002. That shifted sharply after the 2019 airing of the docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly.”
While he’s still physically able, he’d like to go to music festivals on his own or with friends, but she considers that selfish.
From the get-go, this extremely well-acted and darkly hilarious series has an addictively wicked appeal.