"In just its sixth season as a varsity program, the Franklin gymnastics team has landed as the top team in the South sectional. The Panthers, who finished their Hockomock schedule undefeated, continued their best season to date by winning the MIAA South Sectional championship on Saturday.
The Panthers took first place out of a dozen teams competing at Algonquin High, scoring 145.175 points. Framingham (143.950) and Bridgewater-Raynham/West Bridgewater (140.100) rounded out the top three while fellow Hock teams Oliver Ames (139.025) finished sixth and Attleboro (135.300) was ninth overall. Franklin’s Emma White had the top all around score, finishing at 38.600 while teammate Kate Rudolph was fourth at 36.875. Oliver Ames’ Katie Babanikas (35.200) and Attleboro’s Caroline DeMarco (35.000) took ninth and 10th, respectively."