Worthington gymnastics takes 2nd place at JCC Sweetheart Invitational

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JACKSON – New Prague placed first at the Jackson County Central Sweetheart Invitational on Saturday with a team score of 145.425.

WORTHINGTON – The Worthington Trojans gymnastics team cruised to a team score of 141.025 in a three-team meet on Tuesday night. Competing against WHS was Blue Earth Area with a score of 126.775 and Marshall with 120.25.
The Worthington Trojans earned their highest-ever place at a Minnesota Class A True Team meet with a score of 174.525. Big Lake won the meet with a score of 176.2.
WORTHINGTON – The top 10 teams in Minnesota Class A high school gymnastics will be in Worthington on Saturday (Jan. 28) for the state True Team meet. Participating teams are Becker, Benson, Big Lake, Byron, Detroit Lakes, Mankato West, Melrose, New London-Spicer, St. Peter, and Worthington.

The Worthington Trojans placed second with a score of 141.5. Luverne placed third with a team score of 134.425. Seven teams in total competed at the tournament, and hosting JCC placed fifth with a score of 132.675.

The top all-around gymnast was New Prague’s Ava Bruegger with a score of 37.5. Junior Hali Bullerman placed second in the all-around with a score of 36.05 for Worthington. Third place in the all-around was Luverne’s Ella Reisdorfer with a score of 35.45.

Worthington’s Cristy Banegas placed fourth in the all-around with a score of 35.025, and Olivia Barber placed fifth with a score of 34.9.

The top four vault scores went to New Prague. Susie Daslin placed first with a 9.575, Bruegger placed second with a score of 9.525, Ella Barsness scored 9.5, and Hannah Kraft scored 9.4.


Bullerman tied for fourth with a score of 9.4, and Banegas took fifth with a score of 9.25.

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Bruegger placed first on the uneven parallel bars event with a score of 9.325. Jadyn Klein from New Prague took second with a score of 9.25, and Ava Barsness scored 9.15.

Bullerman placed fifth with a score of 8.6, and Banegas took eighth with a score of 8.4.

Bruegger took top spot on the beam with a score of 9.1. Olivia Barber placed second for WHS with a score of 9.05. Luverne’s Amira Cowell placed third with a score of 9.025.

Bruegger had the high score on the floor routine with a 9.55. Worthington Trojans’ Addison Gerber placed second with a score of 9.425, and Bullerman placed third with her score of 9.3. WHS junior Barber placed fifth with a score of 9.25.

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