Gymnasts Compete at Southwestern Invitational

Article and Photo By Kelly O’Hara
Whitewater High School Head Gymnastics Coach

On Saturday, January 23rd the Whitewater Whippet Gymnastics Team traveled to the Southwestern Invitational to compete in a six-team competition. The gymnasts had a successful meet scoring a team score of 114.95.

The highlights of the meet include JV team members Lauren Buehler scoring a 21.4 in the All-Around placing her 5th on the podium and a 7.2 on the Vault placing her 2nd on the podium. Brenda Aguilar scored a 7.6 on the Floor exercise placing her 2nd on the podium. Other highlights on the JV side were Brooke Bazeley scoring a 4.8 on Floor, Alexis Kuhnke scoring a 5.3 on Floor, and Isabelle Dieter scoring a 5.3 on Vault.

The Varsity team also had a successful competition. Jenna Caldwell placed 8th on Bars scoring a 7.55 and 9th on Vault scoring an 8.1. Halee Peters tied for 10th on Beam scoring a 7.725, placed 11th on bars scoring a 7.45, and tied for 12th on Vault scoring an 8.0. Caleigh Yang placed 11th on Beam with a score of 7.7. Anna Ejnik scored a 7. 575 on Beam and a 7.55 on Floor.

These Whitewater Whippet athletes will be back in action on Tuesday, January 26th, in an away triangular against BBG and WUW. Goooo, Whippets!! 

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