Gymnastics: Harguth, Deason advance to state

The Brainerd Warriors competed in the Section 8-2A finals.

Josie Harguth

SAUK RAPIDS — Josie Harguth tied for first place on the balance beam to help lead the Brainerd Warriors to a fourth-place team finish in the Section 8-2A finals Saturday, March 20.

Marley Michaud of Sartell took first place on the vault and the floor exercise and Sartell qualified as a team for the Class 2A state meet.

Harguth will represent the Warriors on the beam at the Class 2A state meet while teammate Brenna Deason qualified for two events. Deason tied for fifth place and qualified for state on the vault and secured the fifth spot on the floor routine which clinched a spot at state.

Deason was the top finisher for Brainerd in the all-around competition with a score of 36.675 which was good for eighth place.


Team scores: 1-Sartell 147.925, 2-Tech 145.525, 3-Bemidji 143.9, 4-Brainerd 138.2, 5-Alexandria 139.025, 6--Buffalo 139, 7-SRR 132.15, Moorhead 126.07

Vault: 1-Marley Michaud (S) 9.775, 5-Brenna Deason (B) 9.35, Elle Bruggeman (B) 8.875, Kami Peterson (B) 8.6, Ella Hannah (B) 8.4, Maddy Sedlachek (B) 8.225
Uneven parallel bars: 1-Marley Michaud (S) 9.4, Brenna Deason (B) 8.25, Haley Jones (B) 8.125, Maddy Sedlachek (B) 8.0, Elle Bruggeman (B) 7.875, Sydney Jones (B) 7.6
Balance beam: 1-Josie Harguth (B) 9.45, 1-Carly Yang (S) 9.45, Maddy Sedlachek (B) 9.05, Brenna Deason (B) 8.75, Evi Helsene (B) 8.35, Olivia Stirewalt (B) 8.1
Floor exercise: 1-Marley Michaud (S) 9.525, 5-Brenna Deason (B) 9.325, Anaka Schroeder (B) 9.2, Kenna Smith (B) 8.85, Meghan Writz (B) 8.75, Maddy Sedlachek (B) 8.55
All-around: 1-Taylar Schaefer (T) 37.95, Brenna Deason (B) 36.675, Maddy Sedlachek (B) 33.825
Next: Brainerd in Class 2A at Champlin Park High School 6 p.m. Saturday, March 27.

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