MARSHFIELD GYMNASTICS SWEEP FOUR EVENTS, TAKE TEAM WIN AT LA CROSSE TRIANGULAR


Marshfield senior Hanna Merkel. (File photo/Lucky Shot Photography)

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LA CROSSE – Phoebe Hernandez won two events and Hanna Merkel took the all-around title as the Marshfield gymnastics team won the La Crosse Triangular on Tuesday at Performance Elite Gymnastics.


Hernandez won the vault with a score of 9.35 and the floor exercise with a score of 8.9 for the Tigers, who finished with a total score of 132.425. La Crosse was second with 119.275 and Arcadia third with 91.475 points.


Merkel won the uneven bars with a score of 8.9 and the all-around title with a score of 33.55. She also placed fourth in the vault (8.15), second in the balance beam (7.95) and fourth in the floor (8.55).


Ellie Jensen earned a win in the balance beam for the Tigers with a score of 8.825.


Marshfield will compete at the Rhinelander Invitational on Saturday before opening its Great Northern Conference schedule with its first home meet on Dec. 16 against Wisconsin Rapids.


La Crosse Triangular

Team scores: 1. Marshfield 132.425; 2. La Crosse 119.275; 3. Arcadia 91.475.

All-around: 1. Hanna Merkel (MAR) 33.55; 2. Solenne Lonsdale (MAR) 31.45; 3. Elyssa Marsolek (LC) 31.125; 4. Nora Bergerson (A) 30.15; 5. Sam Groth (LC) 29.65.

Vault: 1. Phoebe Hernandez (MAR) 9.35; 2. Lonsdale (MAR) and Sophie Nikolay (MAR) 9.3; 4. Merkel (MAR) 8.15; 5. Bergerson (A) and Marsolek (LC) 8.05; 7. Serenah Tippett (MAR) 7.75.

Uneven bars: 1. Merkel (MAR) 8.9; 2. Madison Misch (LC) 7.975; 3. Tippett (MAR) 7.85; 4. Vivian Nikolai (MAR) 7.675; 5. Courtney Deering (MAR) 7.55; 8. Lonsdale (MAR) 6.975.

Balance beam: 1. Ellie Jensen (MAR) 8.825; 2. Merkel (MAR) 7.95; 3. Marsolek (LC) 7.9; 4. Lonsdale (MAR) 7.525; 5. Sam Groth (LC) 7.025; 8. Kyra Huff (MAR) 6.675; 9. Hernandez (MAR) 6.325.

Floor exercise: 1. Hernandez (MAR) 8.9; 2. Nikolay (MAR) 8.7; 3. Lonsdale (MAR) 8.65; 4. Merkel (MAR) 8.55; 5. Bergerson (A) 8.3; 8. Abby Pietsch (MAR) 8.15.

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