File Photos by Bob Mischka
The Whippets varsity gymnastics team took on eleven other teams at the Lisa Steger Memorial Invitational at Platteville High School this past weekend.
The team started off strong on the vault with junior Autumn Lesar leading the way with a score of 8.1, followed my teammate Katherine Staniszewski with a score of 7.8. Junior Nicole Tomomitsu had the highest score for the Whippets on the uneven bars with a score of 7.8. Behind Tomomitsu was freshman Mariana Cano with a score of 7.55. Junior Sierra Brunner led the team on the beam with a season-high of 8.15, followed by Nicole Tomomitsu with a season-high of 8.0. Tomomitsu also had a season-high on the floor exercise to lead the Whippets with a score of 8.575. Autumn Lesar was right behind her with a score of 8.15.
The team placed 5th out of eleven teams with a score of 123.925, earning their highest team score of the season. The Whippets will be back in action on Friday, February 16 at the conference meet at Waterford High School.