Gold Country girls gymnastics team excel at Galaxy
The Gold Country girls gymnastics team competed at the Galaxy Gymnastics Academy in Redding with strong results
In level 4, Samantha Goberthad took first-place on the beam with a score of 8.650 and third on bars with a 8.750. She finished with an all around 34.650.
Amira Afshartabar took second on the bars (8.900) and finished with an all-around score of 33.750. Casey Spoto notched first-place on the bar with an 8.800, and tied for third on the vault with a 9.000. Spoto finished with an all-around score of 33.350. Hailey Spoto was fifth on the bars (8.500) and finished with an all around 33.000. Alissa Vandra placed fourth on the beam (8.150) and tied for fourth on the floor exercise (8.350). Vandra finished with an all-around 32.800. Megan Kiser logged a 8.400 in the vault and a 7.700 in the floor exercise. Katelyn Carter competed in the vault (8.000), and floor exercise (7.500), finishing with an all-around score of 29.700. Madison Wilson tallied a 8.600 on vault and 8.050 on bars on her way to a 24.050 all-around score.
In level 5, Teal Matthews tied for third on beam with a score of 8.450, and finished with an all around 32.550.
In level 6, Kylie Lamb got a 7.925 on vault and a 7.850 on floor to finish with an all around 32.550. Bethany Nix scored 8.125 on the vault and 7.250 on the floor exercise to finish with an all-around 28.900.
Magnolia 30, Union Hill 20
The Magnolia eighth-grade girls basketball team won a tough battle against Union Hill 30-20 to improve to 3-1 on the season.
The Rattlers trailed for much of the game until they turned up the heat in the fourth quarter. Magnolia was spurred on by the rebounding, shot blocking and scoring of Summer Brown and the defensive pressure of Grace Sypnicki and Kailee Guerra. The Rattler defense was dominant in the fourth holding Union Hill without a point in the final quarter.
Brown led all scorers with 13 points while Ashley Albee contributed five. Sypnicki and Guerra each tossed in four, while Kaity Nat and Alyssa Pulkinghorn rounded out scoring with two apiece. The Rattlers will face Forest Lake Christian today and Pleasant Valley on Thursday.
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