The Wilmot Co-op gymnastics team won the Southern Lakes Conference Meet on Saturday at Waterford and now heads into the WIAA Division-1 sectionals this weekend.
The Panthers notched a team score of 141.75 on Saturday to finish first in the six-team meet.
Elkhorn was second at 138.125, Burlington was third (135.35), Waterford finished fourth (117.8), Jefferson placed fifth (111.25) and Whitewater was sixth (111.025).
Wilmot will now compete in a Division-1 sectional on Saturday morning at Hartford.
The Kenosha Combined team, which includes Bradford, Tremper, Indian Trail and Central, is in the same sectional.
However, Kenosha is eligible for individual competition only this year.
There are four Division-1 sectionals, and the top two teams from each sectional will advance to the State Team Tournament.
The top five individuals in each event and the all-around at sectionals, regardless if they are a member of a qualifying team, will also qualify for the State Individual Tournament.
Both the State Individual and Team tournaments are scheduled for Feb. 27 at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln.
In the SLC Meet on Saturday, Wilmot’s Jadyn Pye claimed the all-around title with a score of 36.4. Wilmot’s Malia Bronson was third (35.7) and Wilmot’s Leeza Patterson placed fifth (34.65).
On the beam for Wilmot, Bronson was first (9.55), Hannah Clark was third (9.0) and Patterson was fifth (8.85).
In the floor exercise, Pye was first (9.6), Patterson was second (9.3) and Clark tied for fifth (9.1).
On the bars, Pye was first (9.1) and Patterson tied for fifth (8.25). And in the vault, Pye was first (9.25) and Bronson was fifth (9.0).