Gymnasts place 7th in conference meet

This article submitted by Jenni Mayer on 2/10/99.

On Saturday, Feb. 6, the Paynesville gymnasts traveled to Long Prairie/Grey Eagle for the West Central Conference gymnastics meet. Paynesville placed seventh place at the meet and seventh place overall in the conference.

Krysta Larson was named to the all-conference team. Joy Hemmesch and Camille Flanders were both named honorable mention.

Paynesville started the afternoon out on floor, where they posted the seventh highest team total. Joy Hemmesch led the team with a score of 7.85 finishing in 18th place. Jen Moser was next with a score of 7.7 and 20th place. Rachel Koehn placed 28th with a score of 7.25. Michelle Wolbeck got a 6.85 putting her in 33rd place. Jenni Mayer placed 39th with a 6.3.

On bars Joy Hemmesch led the team once again. She received 17th place with a 7.4. Michelle Wolbeck placed 25th with a 6.85. Earning a 6.5 and 29th place was Rachel Koehn. Jenni Mayer got a 5.65 putting her in 33rd place.

Next was the beam competition. Leading the team with a score of 7.25 and 19th place was Joy Hemmesch. Placing 28th with a 6.45 was Rachel Koehn. Jen Moser received 31st with a 6.3. Amy Mueller finished in 33rd place with a 6.25. Michelle Wolbeck earned 34th with a 6.2.

The last event for the Bulldogs was the vault competition. Joy Hemmesch also led the team on this event. She earned 15th place with an 8.45. Receiving an 8.35 and 18th place was Jenni Mayer. Michelle Wolbeck got an 8.25 putting her in 22nd place. In 33rd place was Amy Mueller with a 7.95. Rachel Koehn took 35th place with a 7.9.

In the all-around competition Joy Hemmesch earned 13th place with a 30.95. Michelle Wolbeck received 17th place with a 28.15. In 18th place was Rachel Koehn with a score of 28.10.

The gymnasts last meet will be Sections in Benson on Saturday, February 13.

Melrose: 142.28
Sauk Centre : 131.45
Benson: 127.25
Litchfield: 124.45
LP/GE: 121.60
NL-S: 120.60
Paynesville: 115.30
Morris: 107.4

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