PREP SPORTS: Port Angeles gymnastics takes second at home meet; other area reports
Port Angeles senior Madylan Coventon leaps during her floor routine.
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Port Angeles' Alysa Martinez performs on the uneven bars during a meet against North Kitsap and Kingston at Klahhane Gymnastics in Port Angeles.
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The North Kitsap 1 team edged the Roughriders for the team title 151-30 to 150.65.
North Kitsap 2 was third at 105, while Kingston finished fourth with a score of 89.10.
Coventon, one of five Port Angeles seniors honored at the meet, finished second in the all-around behind North Kitsap's Chole Seferos, who placed first in all four events.
Coventon finished with an all-around score of 33.40 and Seferos earned a 34.25.
The Riders had five gymnasts place in the top 10: Katie Gibson was fourth with a 29.05 score, Elizabeth DeFrang was fourth with a 28.50, Alyssa Martinez was seventh with a 27.50 and Shay-Lyn Gracey finished ninth with a 25.40.
On the bars, Coventon earned a 7.40 score.
Teammate Alexis Hefton joined Coventon in the top 5 with a score of 6.60.
Coventon's 8.70 on the balance beam was only a tenth of a point behind Seferos' 8.80.
Gibson earned third for Port Angeles (7.65). Riders' DeFrang and Maya Wharton tied for sixth with scores of 7.00.
Coventon earned an 8.80 in the floor exercise. Wharton was third with a score of 8.70. Martinez placed fifth with a 8.20.
Seferos won the vault with a score of 8.60. Coventon was right behind with an 8.50 and Gibson took third with an 8.40.
Port Angeles' Gracey and Rozi Piper tied for fifth, both posting an 8.00.
Along with Coventon, the seniors honored were Gracey, Martinez, Laurel Gieseke and Gibson.
Next up for the Roughriders is their final regular season meet of the season Saturday, Feb. 1, at North Thurston.
Port Townsend at Klahowya tourney
SILVERDALE — Jacob Massie placed first in the 195-pound division, highlighting five places for the Redskins.
Shae Shoop was second at 113 pounds, Kade Wilford was third at 138 pounds, Matt Cain was third at 152 pounds and Jeff Seton placed fourth in the 170-pound class.
Port Townsend returns to action with a home meet against Klahowya on Thursday.
Last modified: January 21. 2014 5:31PM