SILVER TEAM POST TOP BAR SCORE AT KY CLASSIC
The Silver team earned a sixth-place finish at the KY Classic with a team total of 12.725. The team’s best showing came on the bars where they earned the top team event score of the session.
Leading the team to a 28.60 mark on the bars, Ella Hudson posted a huge 9.70 earning herself an individual first-place finish. Also posting big marks and placing among the podium was Lili Melvin (9.50) and Katelyn Dospital (9.40). Dospital took home a gold medal while Melvin came in second in their respective age divisions.
The team also posted the third best vault score with a 28.225. A triad of athletes posted marks in the 9.40 range to contribute to the event score. Dospital earned the team’s top mark with a 9.425 earning another first-place finish while Layla Manire and Katelyn Collingwood posted a pair of 9.40s for third and first, respectively.
In the all-around, Hudson and Dospital (36.70) came out victorious. Hudson’s score of 37.275 was the top score for the team. Collingwood also posted a 37.0 total taking second in her division as did Manire with a 36.750.
Four athletes also earned gold for their individual performances: Morgan’s Kreutzer (9.50), Manire (9.475) and Alexis Fleming (9.250) on the floor, and Collingwood (9.250) on the beam.