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Janesville Craig gymnasts victorious

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Gazette Staff
January 6, 2012

Janesville Craig’s gymnastics team came out of the holiday break with a Big Eight Conference dual meet victory Thursday night.


The Cougars, behind wins from Ashley McGoey and Ashley Pohlman, finished with 132.025 in edging Sun Prairie’s 131.35.


Craig improved to 2-1 in the Big Eight with the win.


“We were a little rusty coming off the break, but we performed well enough to get the win,” Craig coach Jean Welch said.


“Ashley McGoey continues to have a real nice comeback season for us, and Ashley Pohlman had a nice meet, too.”


Pohlman won the vault with a score of 9.225, while McGoey won the floor exercise with a score of 8.875.


Craig competes at the Westosha Invitational on Saturday.


CRAIG 132.025, SUN PRAIRIE 131.35.

Vault—1. Ashley Pohlman (JC), 9.225; 2. Courtney Pohlman (JC), 8.875; 3. KatieAlex Schoenike (SP), 8.85; 4. Abby Millard (SP), 8.725.


Unevaen bars—1. Sydney Steiner (SP), 9.4; 2. C. Pohlman (JC), 8.6; 3. Katie Fugelstad (SP), 8.3; 4. Schoenike (SP), 8.25.


Balance beam—1. Millard (SP), 9.0; 2. Ashley McGoey (JC), 8.8; 3. C. Pohlman (JC), 8.65; 4. Steiner (SP), 8.4.


Floor exercise—1. McGoey (JC), 8.875; 2. Schoenike (SP), 8.85; 3. Steiner (SP), 8.75; 4. A. Pohlman (JC), 8.35.


All-around—1. Steiner (SP), 35.1; 2. C. Pohlman (JC), 34.35; 3. Schoenike (SP), 33.3; 4. Millard (SP), 33.05.


Junior varsity—Craig 93.025, Sun Prairie 81.45.


-- Memorial 128.375, Parker 123.25—Caroline Smith finished first in every event to lead Madison Memorial past visiting Janesville Parker.


Parker’s Hailey Leisten finished second to Smith in the all-around, after finishing second in both the vault and uneven bars.


“As a team, we’re making improvements,” said Parker coach Cathy Lehmann. “Our skill level is going up. That’s a plus.”


The Vikings compete in the Westosha Invitational on Saturday.


MEMORIAL 128.375, PARKER 123.25

Vault—1. Caroline Smith (MM), 9.10; 2. Hailey Leisten (JP), 8.05; 3. Mia Toberman (JP), 7.75; 4. Kayla Goetz (MM), 7.70.


Uneven bars—1. Smith (MM), 9.25; 2. Leisten (JP), 8.05; 3. McKenna Goetz (MM), 7.875; 4. Kayla Goetz (MM), 7.25.


Balance beam—1. Smith (MM), 9.4; 2. M. Goetz (MM), 9.025; 3. Leisten (JP), 8.70; 4. Brecklyn Skaleski (JP), 8.15.


Floor exercise—1. Smith (MM), 9.25; 2. Skaleski (JP), 8.20; 3. Leisten (JP), 8.10; 4. Meridith Little (JP), 8.05.


All around—1. Smith (MM), 37.00; 2. Leisten (JP), 32.80; 3. Skaleski (JP), 32.85.


Junior varsity—Memorial 97.70, Parker 86.25.



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