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Craig seventh, Parker 10th in gymnastics invitational

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Gazette Staff
January 5, 2008

Gazette staff


Lake Geneva Badger/Burlington/Wilmot edged Waterford, 142.175-141.975, for the Falcon Invitational championship in high school gymnastics Saturday at Westosha Central.


Janesville Craig finished seventh (128.375), and Janesville Parker was 10th (121.825) in the 11-team field.


Parker’s Erika Whitson took ninth in the floor exercise (9.15), one place short of earning a medal. Whitson finished 11th (34.075) in the all-around.


“We are continuing to show improvement,” Parker coach Cathy Lehmann said. “That’s the important thing.’’


Craig’s Alli Hall earned her best mark in the vault (8.7) and finished 14th.


“We could have done much better as a team,” Craig coach Jean Welch said. “But I’m pleased with our effort on the vault and floor exercise.’’


FALCON INVITATIONAL


At Westosha Central


TEAM RESULTS


Lake Geneva Badger/Burlington/Wilmot 142.175. Waterford 141.975, Franklin/Muskego/Oak Creek/Whitnall, 138.5. Racine Horlick/Park/Case 132.8, Kenosha Tremper/Bradford 131.7. Arrowhead 130.325, Janesville Craig 128.375, Southwestern/Cuba City 128.325, Milton 124.925, Janesville Parker 121. 825, Westosha Central 119.175.


INDIVIDUAL RESULTS


Vault—1. Melissa Miller (Rac), 9.5. 2. Kahlynn Hunt (FMOW), 9.45. 3. Amanda Kram (Wat), 9.25. 4. Jazz Essman (BBW), 9.2. 5. Kendra McDonough (KTB), 9.1. 6. Lindsey Day (HA), 9.05. 14. Alli Hall (JC), 8.7. 21. Erika Whitson (JP), (8.5).


Uneven bars—1. A. Kram (Wat), 9.225. 2. Kaitlyn Kram, (Wat) 9.025. 3. Amy Garinger (FMOW), 8.9. 4. Jamie Hilton (Wat), 8.85. 5. McDonough (KTB), 8.8. 6. Andrea Fenderson (Rac), 8.75. 20. Nicole Buggs (JC) 8.125. 22. Whitson (JP), 8.1.


Balance beam—1. Miller (Rac), 9.625. 2. Hunt (FMOW), 9.375. 3. Garinger, (FMOW) 9.15. 4. Fenderson (Rac), 9.1 5. Essman (BBW), 8.975. 6. A. Kram (Wat), 8.95. 16. Whitson (JP) 8.325. 23. Lauren Moran (JC), 8.0.


Floor exercise—1. Essman (BBW), 9.6. 2. A. Kram (Wat), 9.975. 3. Miller (Rac), 9.525. 4. Bergesen (BBW), 9.5. 5. K. Kram (Wat), 9.475. 6. Allison Pendzich (BBW), 9.35. 9. Whitson (JP), 9.15. 17. Moran (JC), 8.675.


All-around—1. Miller (Rac), 37..5. 2. A. Kram (Wat), 37.0 3. Essman (BBW), 36.325. 4. Garinger (FMOW), 36.25. 5. K,. Kram, (Wat), 35.975. 6. McDonough (KTB), 35.375. 11. Whitson (JP), 34.075. 16. Moran (JC), 32.475.




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