Several Highland Park gymnasts made strong showings last week in their final compulsory competition of the year.
The HP girls placed fifth in the team standings against some of the top programs in the state at the Toys for Tots Invitational on Thursday in Bedford. Kennedy Downing was fourth on vault and eighth in the all-around competition. Linda Tran finished 10th in the all-around.
In boys action, the Scots were fifth in the L.D. Bell Invitational on Friday. Nicolas Gregory came in sixth on horizontal bar, and Xander McLendon was 10th on parallel bars.