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Mercer Island honors seniors during meet against Interlake, Newport | Prep gymnastics

The Mercer Island gymnastics team honored the team's two seniors on Thursday, Jan. 10 during the Islanders final home meet of the year.

Monica Airut-Murphy and Cricket Travis's years with the team were celebrated and honored by head coach Lenny Lewis and the rest of the team.

Both gymnasts thanked their parents for their help and support and the team for making things fun. Travis joined the team in her sophomore year at MIHS, while Airut-Murphy is a four-year member of the squad.

Mercer Island will travel to compete against Liberty on Thursday, Jan. 17 at Interlake High School, before heading to Mount Si on Thursday, Jan. 24 for the final meet of the regular season.

The KingCo championships will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Roosevelt High School in Seattle.

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