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Area Gymnastics: LeBlanc shines in loss to Bemidji

LITTLE FALLS — Rachelle LeBlanc earned a clean sweep for the week and tallied a season-high all-around score Friday during the Little Falls Flyers 127.6-127.15 loss to Bemidji.

LeBlanc scored a 36.625 all-around score thanks to a 9.275 on the balance beam, a 9.225 on floor, a 9.2 on vault and an 8.925 on bars.

Amanda Hanson also received her highest score of the season in the all-around with a fourth-place 31.675.

Bemidji 127.60, Little Falls 127.15

Uneven parallel bars: 1-Rachelle LeBlanc (LF) 8.925, 3-Amanda Hanson (LF) 7.875, 7-Sarah Stout (LF) 6.65, 8-Caitlean Plumski (LF) 6.225, 10-Shania Rossum (LF) 4.10.

Balance beam: 1-LeBlanc 9.275, 6-Stout 7.35, 7-Hanson 7.05, 9-Diana Kempenich (LF) 6.65, 10-Taylor Axel (LF) 6.40

Floor exercise: 1-LeBlanc 9.225, 3-Hanson 8.40, 6-Stout 8.0, 9-Axel 7.625, 10-Plumski 6.675

Vault: 1-LeBlanc 9.20, 7-Hanson 8.35, 8-Axel 8.25, 9-Desiree Haggerty (LF) 8.10, 10-Hailey Claseman (LF) 8.05

All-around: 1-LeBlanc 36.625, 4-Hanson 31.675

Overall: LF . Next: Little Falls at Rockford 6 p.m. Jan. 3.

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