Gymnastics: Worthington, JCC looking good
DAILY GLOBE MARSHALL -- Taylor Eggers, Liz Hayenga and Maria Contreras won individual events and Eggers scored a 35.45 to capture the all-around competition as the Worthington Trojans outscored host Marshall 139.175 to 100.3 Thursday night.Eggers...
MARSHALL - Taylor Eggers, Liz Hayenga and Maria Contreras won individual events and Eggers scored a 35.45 to capture the all-around competition as the Worthington Trojans outscored host Marshall 139.175 to 100.3 Thursday night.
Eggers took the uneven parallel bars competition with an 8.5 while also winning the balance beam with 9.025. Hayenga was first in the vault with 9.0 and Contreras won the floor exercise with 9.325.
Eggers also got a second on the floor exercise, 9.225. Contreras was third on bars (8.2), beam (8.6) and vault (8.85).
Teammate McKenna Prunty was second in three events, bars (8.35), beam (8.657) and vault (8.9). She was third on the floor, with a 9.175. She also placed second in the all-around with a 35.1 score.
Contreras was third in the all-around with 34.975.
WHS head coach Joni Reitmeier said she was pleased with her girls’ performances, especially since they’d also performed two days before.
“Definitely, the girls were tired going Tuesday and again on Thursday. But they pulled through,” she said.
In JV competition, Worthington prevailed 125.55 to 86.5. Gracia Elias won the all-around with a 31.15.
Jackson County Central
at Blue Earth Area
BLUE EARTH - Abby Schneekloth scored a 9.125 to win the vault while getting seconds in two other events as Jackson County Central owned Blue Earth Area 138.95 to 99.65.
Schneekloth had seconds on the bars (8.5) and beam (9.0) en route to a first-place 35.3 all-around score.
Teammate Haley Bass won two events, the bars (8.7) and the team (9.075). Bass also got a second on the vault, with 8.9.
Another Husky, Brooklyn Schuett, won the floor exercise with 9.0, while placing third on bars (8.15).
JCC’s Hailey Handevidt was second on floor (8.9), Jadin Bezdicek was third on beam (8.875), Brielle Scheepstra was third on vault (8.6) and Makenna Donnelli was third on floor (8.8).