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Newsday's All-Long Island gymnastics team 2017

Meet Newsday's All-Long Island gymnastics team for the 2016-17 winter season.

Newsday Gymnast of the Year: Skye Harper, Bay Shore, Fr.

Harper won the Suffolk state qualifier's all-around with
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Harper won the Suffolk state qualifier's all-around with a 38.475 and led her Bay Shore/Islip team to the county championship. She also set the Suffolk floor exercise record with a 9.825. Harper suffered a torn Achilles and didn't get the chance to compete in the state championships, but she could be a presence in top-tier gymnastics for years to come.

Hayden Davidson, Bay Shore, Sr.

She led Long Islanders by notching a third-place
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She led Long Islanders by notching a third-place overall finish at the state tournament with a 37.35 for Bay Shore/Islip. She placed third on the floor exercise with a 9.525. During the Suffolk season, she took second at the team championship and at the individual qualifier.

Mattea Gravina, Bay Shore, Sr.

Gravina soared to a ninth place 35.675 all-around
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Gravina soared to a ninth place 35.675 all-around score at the state championships after being an integral part of Bay Shore/Islip's team title. She placed third with a 36.725 at the team championship.

Miranda Lund, Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK, Jr.

An injury in mid-January ended Miranda Lund's all-around
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An injury in mid-January ended Miranda Lund's all-around state title defense, but she exhibited her talent early, sweeping entire meets and winning the all-around every time she competed, including the Cartwheels for a Cure meet where she scored a 36.8.

Gillian Murphy, Massapequa, Junior

Helped lead Chiefs to an undefeated season by
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Helped lead Chiefs to an undefeated season by winning the all-around in nine of her team's 10 regular-season meets. She did it again at the county championships (36.15) to propel Massapequa to the team title. She led Nassau with an 11th place showing at the state championships, scoring a 35.475.

Joanna Signorile, Carle Place, Soph.

Signorile made a splash in her first season
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Signorile made a splash in her first season of high school gymnastics by winning the Nassau state qualifier's all-around competition with a 36.9 and following it up with a 12th place spot at the state championships with a 35.425.

Coach of the Year: Mike Capone, Massapequa

Capone led the Chiefs to their second consecutive
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Capone led the Chiefs to their second consecutive team title, this time after an undefeated 10-0 regular season. It's his ninth title in 41 years of coaching at the school.

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