WIAA State Individual Gymnastics Champions crowned

From the WIAA

March 2, 2019

Wisconsin Rapids— The 2019 State Gymnastics Championships concluded with the crowning of individual champions in four events and an all-around competition in two divisions Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids.

In Division 1, junior Gracie Holland of Marshfield won the all-around competition with a score of 37.267, edging out last year’s champion Alexis Woida of Middleton, who compiled a score of 37.233 for second place. Senior Krystal Nelson of the Franklin Co-op was third with a score of 37.183.

Holland won the vault competition with a score of 9.567, and Woida was second with a vault of 9.467 after placing third a year ago. Woida won the balance beam with a score of 9.483, and senior Holli Anderson of the Franklin Co-op was second with a mark of 9.317 after she tied for fourth in the event last season.

Sophomore Emily Perkowski of Hartford was crowned champion in the floor exercise with a score of 9.4. Nelson was second in the event with a 9.383. Junior Taylor Raskin of Homestead improved on last season’s runner-up finish to win the championship in the uneven bars with a score of 9.417. Nelson was second with a 9.383.

Sophomore Addie Gallun of Whitefish Bay won two individual events and the all-around. She compiled a four-event score of 37.917 in the all-around to improve on last year’s runner-up finish. Sophomore Andrea O’Connell of Mount Horeb came in second with a score of 37.3, and freshman Lorisa Shatrawka of River Valley/Barneveld was third with a 36.55

Gallun won the uneven bars for the second straight season, turning in a performance that scored a 9.383. O’Connell came in second with a 9.15. Gallun also claimed the gold medal in the floor exercise with a score of 9.517 following a ninth-place finish in 2018. O’Connell added a runner-up finish with a score of 9.483.

Shatrawka was the winner on the balance beam with a score of 9.567, and Gallun was second in the event for the second straight season, scoring a 9.55.

Senior Payton Jenks-Recker of Monona Grove won the vault with a score of 9.5 with Gallun and O’Connell adding another runner-up finish, tying with a score of 9.467.

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