Gymnastics: Third-ranked Tech defeats Warriors
Class 2A’s third-ranked and unbeaten St. Cloud Tech Tigers defeated 2A’s 17th-ranked Brainerd Warriors 145.475-136.825 in Thursday’s Central Lakes Conference dual meet at Brainerd High School.
Tech’s Taylor Pick won the vault (9.55) and floor exercise (9.45) on her way to the all-around title (36.275).
Brainerd’s Emmiline Klefsaas placed fifth on vault and on balance beam and was third in all-around (34.425).
Rachel Hoffman finished third on the uneven bars and Jackie Caughey was sixth in floor exercise for the Warriors.
Tech, which improved to 4-0 in conference and overall, also received wins from Katlyn Mohs on uneven bars (9.225) and Paige Beuning on beam (9.350).
■ Tech junior varsity wins
In the junior varsity meet, Tech defeated Brainerd 134.900-127.300.
Brainerd’s Kaylee Hoffman was runner-up on beam, Claire LePage was third on vault and floor, and Kianna Christensen was fourth on the uneven bars.
St. Cloud Tech 145.475,
Uneven parallel bars: 1-Katlyn Mohs (SCT) 9.225, 3-Rachel Hoffman (B) 8.775, 4-Mikayla Cerney (B) 8.575, 8-Lonie Anderson (B) 8.250, 9-Emmiline Klefsaas (B) 8.225, 10-Anna Bieganek (B) 7.200
Balance beam: 1-Paige Beuning (SCT) 9.350, 5-Klefsaas 8.650, 7-Cerney 8.300, 8-Hoffman 8.150, 9-Jackie Caughey (B) 8.075, 10-Jenny Muesing (B) 7.475
Floor exercise: 1-Taylor Pick (SCT) 9.450, 6-Caughey 8.825, 7-Cerney 8.750, 8-Hoffman 8.625, 9-Klefsaas 8.475, 10-Jaelyn King (B) 8.375
Vault: 1-Pick (SCT) 9.550, 5-Klefsaas 9.075, 7-Cerney 8.775, 8-Anna Bieganek (B) 8.700, 9-Hoffman 8.600
All-around: 1-Pick 36.275, 3-Klefsaas 34.425, 4-Cerney 34.400, 5-Hoffman 34.150
Conference: Brd 3-3. Overall: Brd 3-3. Next: Brainerd at Park Invite 11 a.m. Saturday.