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Jefferson gymnasts set records in loss to Cooney

January 9, 2019

JEFFERSON — Several records were set by Jefferson’s gymnastics team in a 126.65-123.00 loss to Oconomowoc on Monday.

Five personal records were set in this meet along with four season high scores and two season high event totals were set by the Eagles.

The Eagles started on vault with a season high score of 32.55.

Junior Marley Harstford set a personal record with her half on, half off vault with a score of 8.10, Freshman Eden Harstford set a PR with an half on half off vault for a 7.9 score. Junior Kayla Gehrmann scored an 8.1, vaulting a half on and full twist of the table. Senior Taylor Steinhorst scored an 8.45 with a handspring vault.

The next rotation for the Eagles was the uneven bars. The team scored a 28.75, and one PR was set by junior Alexis Nguyen with a score of 5.9. Gehrmann took second place with a score of 8.15. Steinhorst scored a 7.35, Marley Harstford scored a 6.75. Eden Harstford scored of 6.5, The score was a little over a one-point increase from the Mount Horeb Invitational.

From the uneven bars, the Eagles moved to the balance beam, where the team scored a 29.30, that included one no-fall routine and one season-high. Gehrmann scored a 7.9 for first place. Steinhorst scored a 7.75 for third place. Marley Harstford scored a 7.40 for a season high score and a no fall routine. Nguyen scored a 6.25. Eden Harstford scored a 5.3.

“The beam was a rough event for both teams, with falls and wobbles hurting the overall scores,” Jefferson gymnastics coach Charles Fischer said.

Jefferson’s final rotation was the floor exercise. The Eagles set a season high event score of 32.350 with three season high routines. Nguyen scored 7.45, Eden Harstford scored 6.550. Marley Harstford scored 7.9 for a season high score. Steinhorst scored an 8.3 — another season high. Gehrmann scored a 8.70 for a season high and third place.

In all-around scoring, Eden Harstford scored a 26.256, Marley Harstford scored a 30.15 and a season high. Steinhorst scored a 31.85. Gehrmann scored a 32.90 for second place.

Jefferson competes at Waterford on Thursday.

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