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Worthington Gymnastics sets another new record in win over Jackson

JACKSON -- The Trojans set a new school record of 147.125 as it beat Big South rival Jackson County Central. The Huskies scored a 142.475 as a team. WHS was dominant on balance beam with the top three scorers coming from Worthington, Gracia Elias...

JACKSON - The Trojans set a new school record of 147.125 as it beat Big South rival Jackson County Central.

The Huskies scored a 142.475 as a team.

WHS was dominant on balance beam with the top three scorers coming from Worthington, Gracia Elias was first with a 9.425, Taylor Eggers finished second with a 9.25 and Adamari Rangel was third with a 9.125.  

The Trojans also swept bars with Maria Contreras recieving first place with a score of 9.3, Eggers in second with 9.125, and Elias in third with 8.95.

Eggers won vault with a score of 9.35, Abby Schneekloth (JCC) was second with a 9.325, and Contreras was third with 9.3.

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The Trojans swept floor with Eggers in first with a 9.55, Contreras in second with a 9.475, and Kara Thuringer in third with a 9.075.

In the all around Eggers placed first with a 37.275, Maria Contreras placed second with a 37.025, and Elias was third with a 36.05.

“It was a super big night, and we went out and got it,” WHS head coach Joni Reitmeier said.

Worthington’s junior varsity scored a 134.95 as a team. JCC’s Payten Benda won the JV’s all around with a score of 33.5, WHS’ Claire Ludes of Worthington placed second with a score of 33.45, and WHS’ Autumn Drahota was third with a score of 32.65.

Worthington takes it undefeated Big South conference record into this Saturday’s conference meet.

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