Gymnastics: Chavez earns silver

Dakota Chavez, 10, a member of the CSPA gymnastic team in Shelton, received the silver all-around medal by placing second in the 10-and-under group at the 2013 CT PREP Optional State Championship Meet held at Next Dimension Gymnastics in Trumbull.

She received the gold medal on beam with a 9.55, and three bronze medals for floor (9.55), bars (9.375) and vault (9.25).

Chavez is a fifth-grade honor student at Perry Hill School and a resident of Shelton.