Gymnastics team outpoints Wagner in dual

Gymnastics team outpoints Wagner in dual by Jim Prosser The Tanager gymnastics team had a team point total 122.15 in the dual meet held at the WHS gym on Monday, Feb. 3, as they out-dualed Wagner on the final regular match of the season. The home team scored 119.75.

Vermillion participants, their scores and place in each event are listed below.

Sarah Christopherson � Bars, 8.0 (third); beam, 7.8 (third); floor, 8.6 (first); vault, 8.2 (second); AA, 32.60 (first).

Ariel Hofman � Bars, 8.35 (first); beam, 8.2 (second); floor, 8.5 (second).

Sarah Gregg � Bars, 6.7 (sixth); beam, 8.3 (first).

Theresa Ring � Bars, 5.65.

Brittney Gilkyson � Bars, 6.45; vault, 8.1 (third).

Megan Epping � Beam, 4.4; vault, 6.7.

Amy Mart � Vault, 6.65.

Kaili Johnson � Floor, 5.8.

Ariel Begley � Floor, 5.85.

Tristen Upward � Beam, 7.2 (fifth); floor, 6.5.

Bethany Sand � Vault, 7.4.

Totals � Bars, 29.50; beam, 31.50; floor, 29.45; vault, 31.70.

The varsity was led by Sarah Christopherson who was first all around. "We scored well without senior Katie Connors. We had a total of eight falls in our routines � six on beam, two on bars. If we could eliminate the falls, our score would be right where we wanted," said coach Mark Upward.

Junior varsity results are:

Kristen Welk � Bars, 3.7 (first) tie; vault, 6.25.

Kaili Johnson � Bars, 3.5 (second) tie; beam, 5.0 (second); vault, 6.15.

Emily Renner � Bars, 3.0 (fifth); beam, 3.1; vault, 5.8.

Calle Sorenson � Bars, 3.2 (fourth); beam, 2.8; vault, 6.3.

Stacey Joy � Floor, 5.0 (second); vault, 6.5 (fifth).

Paige Hunt � Beam, 3.5; floor, 3.4.

Molly Manning � Floor, 3.5; vault, 6.05

Stephanie Taylor � Floor, 2.8.

Brittney Epping � Vault, 6.25.

The J.V. squad was led by Kaili Johnson.

"It was a fun and exciting first year of coaching for me," said assistant coach Jamie Strong. "It was fun to watch the JV kids learn so many skills as the season progressed."

The Tanagers will host the Region 2A meet on Feb. 14 at the high school gym.

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