Gymnastics takes home D. II Championship!

Gymnastics takes home D. II Championship!

TEAM SCORES - 1, Mt. Hope 135.30; 2, Middletown 129.150; 3, Portsmouth 129.850

The girls worked very hard this season to add higher level skills to their routines and perfect what they already had.  For example, Meghan Oliver added two connecting back handsprings into her tuck full dismount on beam, a front layout into a front pike on floor, and a pike tsukahara on vault.  Meghan placed fifth all around with a 35.175, sixth on bars with an 8.65, seventh on floor with a 9.125, eighth on vault with a 9.0 and thirteenth on beam with an 8.4.  Kaitlin Quinn added a layout one and a half to her floor routine and two back handsprings connected to a wolf jump with a tuck full dismount to her beam routine.  Kaitlin placed sixth on beam with an 8.65 and ninth on floor with a 9.05.  She also scored an 8.3 on vault, 7.25 on bars and placed 16th in the all around with a 33.275.  Jayme Foreman added a toe on release to high bar and perfected her giant swings to earn her season high on bars with an 8.3.  She placed seventh in the all around with a season high of 34.7.  She also placed fourth on beam with a 9.0, and eleventh on vault (8.5) and floor (8.9).   

Junior and captain Ashley Heald performed beautifully on bars and beam, connecting all of her required skills with grace and poise.  Ashley's 8.0 on beam and 7.45 on bars contributed to the Huskies' winning team score.  

Sophomore Kaira Lawrence competed on all four events for the Huskies.  She  added more difficulty to her bar routine, earning a 7.5 and contributing to the Huskies' win.  Kaira also received an 8.0 on vault, 7.85 on beam and a 7.65 on floor.  

Freshman Molly Thibaudeau contributed to the team's final score on vault and floor.  She placed thirteenth on vault with an 8.4 and scored an 8.05 on floor. 

Junior and captain Brianna Gendreau started off the Huskies' final rotation on floor with a solid performance.  She added a tuck half in her floor routine earning a 6.85.  She also scored an 8.0 on vault.

Freshman Grace Silva earned a 6.85 on beam to start off the third rotation for the Huskies.  Sophomore Emilie Donato earned a 6.5 on bars.  She has also worked hard at improving her scores by adding connecting kips on high bar and a tuck fly away.  

Katie Donato and Victoria Buonavolonta have worked very hard to assist the lady Huskies with a 10-0 season.