THE MHS varsity gymnastics team sent three athletes to compete at the Massachusetts High School Gymnastics Coaches State Individual Championships held at Tewksbury High. Bella Ferrante (right), Noah Williamson and freshman Haylee Smith competed among the best in the states. Smith competed in bars (8.5), beam (9.0) and floor (9.075), Williamson competed in vault (9.1) and Ferrante in floor (9.0). This is Melrose’s last appearance of its 2024 winning season. Says head coach Denise Valdez, “I’m very proud of them.” (courtesy photo)