From left, rear, are Elizabeth Sweet (Sequim), Aiesha LaTourette, Jaden Dugger, Makenzee Richardson,Ennisa Albin, Karlie Gochnour, Nikki Price, Maya Wharton, Cassandra Middlestead and Laurel Pfeffer (Sequim). From left, front, are Gaby Alice, Shania Dumdie, Sydney Miner, Cassidy Tamburro, Katrin Goudie and Laura Rooney.

From left, rear, are Elizabeth Sweet (Sequim), Aiesha LaTourette, Jaden Dugger, Makenzee Richardson,Ennisa Albin, Karlie Gochnour, Nikki Price, Maya Wharton, Cassandra Middlestead and Laurel Pfeffer (Sequim). From left, front, are Gaby Alice, Shania Dumdie, Sydney Miner, Cassidy Tamburro, Katrin Goudie and Laura Rooney.

GIRLS GYMNASTICS: Port Angeles team third at Sehome Invite

BELLINGHAM — The Port Angeles gymnastics girls came within 2.55 points of first at the Sehome Invitational this weekend.

Ballard won the Saturday event at the North Coast Gymnastics Academy with a team score of 148.30, while Columbia River tallied 148 points and Port Angeles 145.75. Also competing at the event was Sequim, Sehome and Bellingham/Squalicum.

The Roughriders’ best finish was by Cassandra Middlestead who finished first in the balance beam with an 8.25. Middlestead also finished third in the bars with a 7.95 and was fourth overall with a 32.6.

Maya Wharton who finished second in the vault with an 8.5 and fourth in the floor with an 8.8. She was seventh in the all-around with 30.6 points.

The Riders’ next meet will be at the WOWI Invitational in Vancouver, Wash., on Jan. 7.

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