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Gymnastics: Tigers third at Moorhead Invite

The Morris Area / Hancock / Chokio-Alberta gymnastics team took third in the four-team Moorhead Invitational Saturday, Jan. 13 in Moorhead. There were three divisions competing based on the team’s average score and the Tigers competed in the white division.

Fargo took first in the white division with 122.9 points followed by Park Rapids with 117.4 points. MAHACA finished with 116.5 points. Moorhead Black was the other team participating in the division.

The 116.5 is a new team high for the season. A new season high vault score and bar score helped lift the score. The Tigers had 15 new personal best scores set.

Olivia Lebrija tied for second place overall. She tied for second on the vault and floor, and tied for third on the bars.

Kate Giese finished in fifth in the white division on the vault while Reegan Sletten tied for fifth on the bars.

The Tigers travel to Long Prairie - Grey Eagle / Browerville Thursday, Jan. 18 then host Melrose Tuesday, Jan. 23.

TEAM SCORING – (1) Fargo 122.9 (2) Park Rapids 117.4 (3) Morris Area / Hancock / Chokio-Alberta 116.5 (4) Moorhead Black 87.8

ALL AROUND – (T2) Olivia Lebrija 30, Callie Snell 28, Sara Hoffman 27.3

VAULT – (T2) Lebrija 8.55 (5) Kate Giese 8.45, Shannon Kill 8.3, Madelyn Siegel 8, Julia Gocha 7.95, Snell 7.9, Meghan Goulet 7.85

BARS – (T3) Lebrija 7.05 (T5) Reegan Sletten 6.45, Gocha 5.65, Snell 5.2, Faith Butterfass 4.9, Hoffman 4.8, Tasha Koehl 4.5, Nicole Gillespie 4.1

BEAM – Snell 7.2, Goulet 7.2, Giese 7.1, Koehl 6.9, Hoffman 6.85, Siegel 6.7, Sletten 6.25, Lebrija 6.2

FLOOR – (T2) Lebrija 8.2, Snell 7.7, Hoffman 7.65, Gillespie 7.6, Koehl 7.5, Siegel 7.45, Sophie DeToy 7.4, Kali Berlinger 7.35

Brooke Kern

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