By Kelly O’Hara
Whitewater High School Head Gymnastics Coach
On Friday, December 18th, the Whitewater Whippet Gymnastics Team competed against Janesville Parker in their first home dual. The gymnasts had a successful meet, concluding the competition with a team score of 116.70.
The highlights of the meet on the Varsity side included sophomore Maddy Buehler scoring a personal best on both the Vault and Floor Exercise, scoring an 8.05 on Vault and a 7.00 on Floor. Sophomore Brenda Aguilar scored a personal best on the Floor Exercise, scoring a 7.1. Sophomore Halee Peters placed 3rd on Bars and in the All Around, scoring a 7.35 on Bars and a personal best in the All Around, scoring a 31.00. Halee also had a personal best and placed 2nd on the Floor Exercise and Vault, scoring an 8.25 on Floor and an 8.3 on Vault. Junior Anna Ejnik had a personal best and placed 3rd on Vault, scoring an 8.15. Anna also had a personal best on the Floor Exercise, scoring an 8.00. Senior Jenna Caldwell also had a successful meet placing 1st on Vault and Bars, scoring an 8.35 on Vault and 7.6 on Bars. She also had a personal best and placed 2nd in the All Around, scoring a 31.05.
On the Junior Varsity side, sophomore Alexis Kuhnke competed in her first meet and scored a 4.6 on the Balance Beam. Sophomore Brooke Bazeley scored a 4.4 on the Floor Exercise. Sophomore Isabelle Dieter competed Vault for the first time and scored a 6.5. Freshman Lauren Buehler also competed Vault for the first time and placed 3rd, scoring a 7.1.
These Whippet gymnasts will be back in action Saturday, January 9th, at the Platteville Invitational. Go, Whippet Gymnastics!