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Middlebury gymnasts vault over Harwood

TIGER GYMNAST KYLEE Ellis is all smiles during her floor routine at Monday’s home meet. Johnson had four top-four finishes as MUHS outpointed visiting Harwood. Independent photo/Steve James

MUHS VARSITY GYMNAST Mary Johnson goes airborne over the beam during Monday’s meet vs. Harwood at Middlebury Union Middle School. All four MUHS team members earned top-four finishes in at least one event.
Independent photo/Steve James

MIDDLEBURY — With all four members of the team scoring top-four finishes, the Middlebury Union High School gymnastics squad breezed to its first win of the winter, 86.7-51.95, at the Middlebury Union Middle School gymnasium.

Harwood’s Janelle Hoskins won all five disciplines, but the Tigers went 2-3-4 on the vault and bars and 2-3 in the all-around in a meet that had been twice postponed.

Alyza Alger led the Tigers with two second-place finishes and three thirds, and Mary Johnson earned one second-place finish, two thirds and a fourth.

Kaya Wright earned two fourths for MUHS, and Kylee Ellis earned one fourth.

Harwood’s Oliva Bloom supported Hoskins with two seconds and a fourth.

The athletes’ placings and scores in individual events were:

VAULT:

1. Hoskins, HUHS, 8.0.

2. Johnson, MUHS, 7.1.

3. Alger, MUHS, 6.8.

4. Ellis, MUHS, 6.7.

BARS:

1. Hoskins, HUHS, 5.5.

2. Alger, MUHS, 5.0.

MUHS GYMNAST ALYZA Alger works her routine on the beam during the Tigers’ win over visiting Harwood on Monday. Alger was the team’s top scorer in the victory.
Independent photo/Steve James

3. Johnson, MUHS, 4.9.

4. Wright, MUHS, 4.2.

BEAM:

1. Hoskins, HUHS, 8.0.

2. Bloom (HUHS )7.4.

3. Alger, MUHS, 7.3.

4. Johnson, MUHS, 6.4.

FLOOR:

1. Hoskins, HUHS, 6.85.

2. Bloom, HUHS, 6.8.

3. Alger, MUHS, 6.7.

4. Wright, MUHS, 6.1.

ALL AROUND:

1. Hoskins, HUHS, 28.35.

2. Alger, MUHS, 25.80.

3. Johnson, MUHS, 24.4.

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