Canfield resident Shane Lindstrom became the state champion in his age group on high bars on March 24.
The 8-year-old, who attends St. Charles in Boardman, is a Level 5 competitor in USAG Mens Gymnastics. His score at state — fifth on parallel bars, fifth on floor, seventh on still rings and sixth overall — qualified him for the Region 5 Regional Championships in Chicago.
Region 5 is comprised of five states, including Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky and Indiana. He took 11th overall, tying for second on vault, sixth on the high bar and eighth on floor. Lindstrom practices at Olympic Dreams Gymnastics in Liberty.