Some local Special Olympics athletes hit the mats in Dothan Thursday.
Girls from mobile and Birmingham joined the "Dothan Divas" team to compete in rhythmic gymnastics this morning at the Westgate gym.
The athletes learned four routines for the sectional competition.
They've been practicing all year many rehearsing their routines at home every night.
The scores will be submitted and some will be invited to compete in troy this summer for the state games.