Hornets gymnasts finish 6th at state
Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:00pm admin
Three Big Lake Hornet gymnasts went on to compete in the state individual championships at the University of Minnesota Gymnastics Center Saturday after the Hornets took sixth place in the team championships Friday with a score of 139.00.
Melrose Area won the Class A team competition with 149.575. New Prague was second with 149.050. Detroit Lakes was third with 148.300. North Branch was fourth with 146.300 Breck School was seventh with 136.825. Martin County Area was last with 136.650.
In the individual competition, Laura Jore earned 8.50 points on vault, 8.4 on bars, 9.40 on beam and 9.275 on floor to take 19th place in the all around with 35.925 points.
Lily Noble took 24th place on uneven bars with a score of 9.600. Cassie Knick took 24th place on the balance beam with a score of 8.6375. Knick was 9th in the floor exercise with 9.3750.
Jore and team mate Meghann Norrbom are seniors this year. Noble and Knick will be back next year. The Hornets are coached by Nikki Dilbert, who has led the team to state for the last three years.