Warrior gymnasts hosted Pine Island for Parents Night

By Diana Hammell
Argus Sports Writer

The Warrior gymnasts hosted Pine Island for a very close meet  on Thursday, Jan. 19. The team totals were separated by only 1.325 with Pine Island coming out on top with 115.975 to Caledonia-Spring Grove 114.650. It was parents’ night as well as senior night. Seniors are Heather Solberg, Mariah Stone, Alyssa Meyer and Jenna Dokken.

Coach Jackie Johnson said that they have everyone back on varsity except Kaylee Cavanaugh. “Abby Hoskins is still feeling the pain from her injury earlier in the season and was to compete all four events but we did pull her from floor that night. She is still having some pain in her ankle and we decided to give her a few extra days to get healthy for our next meet away with Byron this coming Thursday. Our main focus right now is to get everyone healthy and finish the season strong,” said Johnson.

Individual results for Varsity

Bars: Sierra Hunter second 8.3, Skylar Schoh third 7.275, Tara Solberg fifth 6.925 and Erin Schultz 4.225.

Beam: Sierra Hunter second 7.6, Tara Solberg fourth 6.75, Jenna Dokken fifth 6.7, Abby Hoskins 6.0 and Meggan Scanlan 5.8.

Floor: Sierra Hunter second 8.2, Tara Solberg fourth 7.325, and Heather Solberg and Meggan Scanlan both with 6.5.

Vault: Tara Solberg and Sierra Hunter tied for second place with 8.35, Meggan Scanlan 7.5 and Emily Hahn 7.8.

All Around: Sierra Hunter placed second with 32.45 followed by Tara Solberg in third with 29.35.

Junior Varsity

“With getting varsity healthy we managed to fill all events for JV with the exception of vault competing with only two.” The girls still managed to pull out a JV victory with Pine Island. The Warriors scored 82.950 to PI’s 74.050.

Bars: Mariah Stone first 5.5, Jenna Dokken fourth 4.0

Beam: Emily Hahn first with 7.6, Cayla Schleich third 5.5 and Erin Schultz fourth 5.3.

Floor: Alyssa Meyer first 7.8, Emily Hahn second 7.4 and Mariah Stone third 6.3.

Vault: Erin Schultz first 7.9, Cayla Schleich second 7.45.

The Warriors had no one on JV competing in all events to qualify for All Around.

“We coaches work with a great bunch of girls. They are hard workers; they spend many hours in the gym and are dedicated to the sport of gymnastics. We have a lot of fun with them. We would like to say thank you to all the parents for supporting your daughter/daughters this season,” said Johnson.

You can contact Diana Hammell at diana.hammell@ecm-inc.com

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