Sun Prairie’s three-year reign atop the Big Eight Conference ended Saturday.

The Cardinals fell short of Middleton, which scored 138.550 points inside its own gym to win its first Big Eight gymnastics meet title since 2013.

Madison East/La Follette’s Tyra Turner successfully defended her vault title and went on to win the all-around with 36.150 points. Middleton’s Karina Sabol claimed first place on the balance beam and in the floor exercise.

Janesville Craig scored 123.050 points to take fifth, while Janesville Parker (108.175) was eighth.

“Our girls had a pretty good day,” said Craig coach Jean Welch, who shared conference coach of the year honors with Parker’s Heidi Jegerlehner. “We started out strong on floor and vault. Beam was our downfall.”

Craig sophomore Ariyana Stalsberg had the top Janesville finish (fifth) in the floor exercise.

Parker senior Carson Richards was 13th in the all-around.

Craig and Parker travel to Waukesha West High on Thursday for a WIAA Division 1 sectional at 5:30 p.m.


At Middleton High School


1. Middleton, 138.550; 2. Sun Prairie, 137.825; 3. Madison West, 131.075; 4. Madison Memorial, 130.100; 5. Janesville Craig, 123.050; 6. Verona/Edgewood, 121.725; 7. Madison East/La Follette, 117.150; 8. Janesville Parker, 108.175.


Balance beam—1. Karina Sabol, Middleton, 9.700; 2. Allayah Lane, Sun Prairie, 9.200; 3. Natalie Donkle, Madison Memorial, 9.150; T21. Gracie Hill, Craig, 7.500; 23. Carson Richards, Parker, 7.450.

Floor exercise—1. Sabol, Middleton, 9.575; 2. Lane, Sun Prairie, 9.450; 3. Tyra Turner, East/La Follette, 9.175; T5. Ariyana Stalsberg, Craig, 8.800; 21. Richards, Parker, 7.925.

Uneven bars—T1. Amelia McDermott, Sun Prairie, 8.450; T1. Turner, East/La Follette, 8.450; 3. Chloe Young, Middleton, 8.250; 12. Stalsberg, Craig, 7.825; 21. Richards, Parker, 7.075.

Vault—1. Turner, East/La Follette, 9.500; 2. Sabol, Middleton, 9.350; 3. Lane, Sun Prairie, 9.175; 9. Phoebe Werner, Craig, 8.625; 10. Stalsberg, Craig, 8.575; T12. Richards, Parker, 8.500.

All-around—1. Turner, East/La Follette, 36.150; 2. Lane, Sun Prairie, 36.000; 3. Chloe Young, Middleton, 34.825; 13. Richards, Parker, 30.950; 14. Werner, Craig, 30.900; 15. Alexis Andrews, Craig, 30.375; 16. Hill, Craig, 29.525; 20. Rylee Bierman, Parker, 26.400; 21. Haleigh Komprood, Parker, 26.375.


2018—Middleton, 138.550; 2017—Sun Prairie, 139.200; 2016—Sun Prairie, 139.075; 2015—Sun Prairie, 141.525; 2014—Madison Memorial, 142.650; 2013—Middleton, 141.100; 2012—Middleton, 140.125; 2011—Janesville Craig, 140.875; 2010—Middleton, 139.050; 2009-Middleton, 138.400

Burlington co-op wins SLC title—The Burlington co-op scored 144.15 points Saturday to win its ninth straight Southern Lakes Conference gymnastics championship at Waterford High.

Burlington’s Regan Cassidy, a Lake Geneva Badger sophomore, tied with teammate Malia Bronson for the all-around title.

Elkhorn finished second with 136 points. Marlie Lockhart was fourth in the all-around, while freshman Brianna Taylor was fifth.


At Waterford High


1. Burlington co-op, 144.150; 2. Elkhorn, 136.000; 3. Jefferson, 129.450; 4. Waterford, 129.275; 5. Whitewater, 117.3.


Balance beam—1. Malia Bronson, Burlington, 9.450; 2. Regan Cassidy, Burlington, 8.925; 3. Ava Trent, Burlington, 8.800.

Floor exercise—1. Bronson, Burlington, 9.375; 2. Cassidy, Burlington, 9.325; 3. Marlie Lockhart, Elkhorn, 9.250.

Uneven bars—1. Cassidy, Burlington, 9.525; 2. Trent, Burlington, 9.150; 3. Brianna Taylor, Elkhorn, 8.850.

Vault—1. Trent, Burlington, 9.100; 2. Cassidy, Burlington, 8.950; 3. Mari Trent, Burlington, 8.900.

All-around—T1. Cassidy, Burlington, 36.725; T1. Bronson, Burlington, 36.725; 3. Trent, Burlington, 35.950.

Milton takes fourth in Badger Conference—Watertown posted a team score of 138.050 points and won the Badger Conference gymnastics meet Saturday at Watertown High.

Milton finished fourth with 133.475 points. Senior Ashley Thompson placed in the top five in each event and was second in the all-around standings to Watertown’s Katie Curtis.


At Sauk Prarie High


1. Watertown 138.050; 2. Mount Horeb 138.000; 3. Waunakee/DeForest 134.475; 4. Milton 133.475; 5. Baraboo 129.200; 6. Monona Grove 126.975; 7. Sauk Prairie 123.075; 8. Reedsburg 104.250.


Floor exercise—1. Curtis, Wtn, 9.475; 2. Weier, MH, 9.275; 3. Taylor, MH, 9.25.

Vaulting—1. Jenks-Recker, MG, 9.3; 2. Curtis, Wtn, 9.275; 3. Thompson, Mil, 9.175.

Uneven bars—1. Vitale, Wtn, 8.95; T2. Taylor, MH, and Powers, WD, 8.85.

Balance beam—1. Keller, WD, 9.2; 2. Ellsworth, Wtn, 8.775; 3. Taylor, MH, 8.625.

All-around—1. Curtis, Wtn, 35.875; 2. Thompson, Mil, 35.5; 3. Taylor, MH, 35.375. does not condone or review every comment. Read more in our Commenter Policy Agreement

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