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Tiger gymnasts notch first win

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School junior Carly Burger swings through a move on the uneven bars during Thursday’s gymnastics meet at MUMS. Burger placed in all five events.

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School gymnastics team picked up its first win of the season on Thursday, 94.0-87.25 over Randolph in a meet held in the Middlebury Union Middle School gymnasium.
The Tigers were buoyed by five top-six finishes by senior Lian McGarry, including one first-place effort and two second-place efforts behind non-scoring Fair Haven independent Julianna Williams, and by MUHS junior Carly Burger, who also scored in all five events.
Tiger freshman Alyza Alger finished in the top six in four events, including a second on the bars. Freshman Kylee Ellis picked up a fifth in the vault, and non-scoring senior Connor Harris tied for third in the floor exercise.
Randolph’s Lilly Myrick excelled for her team, including wins in the all-around and on the bars and seconds on the beam and floor.
The Tigers visit Champlain Valley on Tuesday. Their next home meet comes vs. Harwood on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m., also at MUMS.
The results in individual events were:
VAULT: 1. Williams, Fair Haven, 7.45; 2. McGarry, MUHS, 7.3; 3. Myrick, RHS, 7.3; 4. Burger, MUHS, 7.0; 5. Ellis, (MUHS) 6.9; 6. Alger, MUHS, 6.8.
BARS: 1. Myrick, RHS, 6.7; 2. Alger, MUHS, 6.2; 3. Courtney Clement, RHS, 5.6; 4. McGarry, MUHS, 5.5; 5. Burger, MUHS, 3.5; 6. Phoebe Hickin, RHS, 2.0.
BEAM: 1. McGarry, MUHS, 7.92; Myrick, RHS, 7.0; 3. Christin Nolan, RHS, 6.7; 4. Clement (RHS) and Burger, MUHS, 6.6; 6. Isabel Graham, RHS, 5.9.
FLOOR: 1. Williams, Fair Haven, 8.0; 2. Myrick, RHS, 7.5; 3. McGarry & Harris, MUHS, 7.2; 5. Clement, RHS, 7.0; 6. Burger, MUHS, 6.8.
ALL-AROUND: 1. Myrick, RHS, 28.4; 2. McGarry, MUHS, 27.9; 3. Clement, RHS, 25.45; 4. Alger, MUHS, 24.8; 5. Burger, MUHS, 23.9.

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