Rooting for underdogs!
Sonja just posted on her Instagram (with a photo of the Midwestern Sectional podium of Elsa Cheng, Alexa Gasaparotto & Emilia Murdock [eta] whose 151.12 score puts her right behind Michelle Lee's 153.86): https://www.instagram.com/p/Ck8yCT7Ldvf/So happy that Sonja Hilmer made Nationals.
I mean, when have I ever done things the "normal" way
13 years of qualifying competitions, 6 sectional championships, a void year and reworked NQS seasons, two international competitions, and a sectional singles final later... it's debut time
Serious congrats to everyone who competed this past week! You all have something to be proud of
ETA that Hilmer recently revived her Twitter account: https://twitter.com/gosanjaygo/status/1592212963813109760