BIG LAKE HORNET GYMNAST Laura Jore doing a bridge during her floor routine Tuesday. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Hornet gymnasts easily top Princeton Tuesday

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Jennifer Edwards
The Big Lake Hornets varsity gymnastics team beat the Princeton Tigers, 137.475-117.225 at home Tuesday. The JV team also won their meet, 123.6-95.75.
Laura Jore took first place for the Hornets on the vault, with a score of 9.225, first place on the bars with a score of 9.0, first place on the beam with a score of 9.35 and first on the floor with 3.375. She won the all-around with 36.95 points.
Tessa Iverson took second place in the vault for the Hornets with a score of 8.65 Cassie Knick was fourth with a score of 8.55 and Kaity Swanson was fifth with 8.5. The Hornets’ vault total was 34.925 to the Tigers 33.675.
Lily Noble took second place on the bars for the Hornets with a score of 8.05. Cassie Knick was third with 7.75 and Avery Huber was fourth with 7.7. Team score for the Hornets was 32.5 to the Tigers 24.7. Cassie Knick took second place on the beam with a score of 9.2. Lily Noble was third with 8.425. Britney Knick was fifth with 7.9. Team score was 34.875-26.6.
Cassie Knick took third place on the floor for the Hornets with a score of 8.7 Lily Noble was fourth with a score of 8.65. Iverson was fifth with 8.45. Team scores were Hornets 35.175, Tigers had 32.25.
Cassie Knick finished second in the varsity all-around with a score of 34.2. Helena Lingasin took first place in the JV all-around with a score of 30.3. Iverson was first in the combined all-around with a score of 31.45. Avery Huber was second with 31. Swanson was third with 30.5 and Britney Knick was fourth with 30.
The Hornets compete in the Brainerd Invitational Dec. 21 and host the Tropical Twist Invitation Jan. 4 at noon, with teams from Becker, Annandale, Waconia, Sauk Rapids-Rice, Elk River, New London-Spicer, Minneapolis Southwest, East Ridge and Chisago Lakes.
Jore was recognized in the Minneapolis Star Tribune sports section for her outstanding performance against St. Francis this week. Teammate Mallary Dick, out this week with a knee injury, was also recognized by that paper as one of the top young high school gymnasts in the state.

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Joseph Lee Rettke

MORGAN ZIMMERMAN fires a shot just under the crossbar for her first goal of the season in Big Lake’s 8-0 win over Spectrum.

BIG LAKE HORNETS VOLLEYBALL. The Hornets won one and lost one this week. Pictured above, Caitlin Deuel jumps for the ball. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

SOPHOMORE KARLEIGH JOHNSON won her first conference match for the Big Lake Hornets varsity tennis team. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

RAYMOND CISNEROS (10) scored five goals and Grant Vickerman (11) had three in Big Lake’s three wins last week. (Photo by Ken Francis.)