Emma Sharp of Sequim performs on the balance beam at the 1A/2A/3A state championships in Sammamish. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Emma Sharp of Sequim performs on the balance beam at the 1A/2A/3A state championships in Sammamish. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

STATE GYMNASTICS: Sequim’s Pfeffer top local finisher at state championships

SAMMAMISH — Sequim’s Lesae Pfeffer had the top finish among local gymnasts at the WIAA 1A/2A/3A gymnastics championships this weekend, coming in 28th in the balance beam.

Pfeffer finished tied for 28th with a score of 9.15. Her teammate Grace Sharp finished 35th in the same event with a score of 9.05.

Overall, Sequim finished 13th as a team. Port Angeles’ Aiesha LaTourette also competed at state, but the Roughriders did not have enough gymnasts at state to have a team score. Sequim had 77.25 team points. Lake Washington won the 1A/2A/3A championship with 185.725 points.

Sharp had a good all-around meet, coming in 44th in the vault with a score of 8.20. She tied with her teammate Kori Miller, who also had an 8.20. Sharp also had a 6.40 in the uneven bars, coming in 68th.

Miller finished 52nd in the uneven bars with a score of 7.50, while Sharp was 68th in the same event with a 6.40.

Emma Sharp was 77th in the balance beam with a 7.975 and 85th in the floor with a 7.50. Pfeffer was 83rd in the floor with a 7.575.

Sequim’s Danica Pierson was 78th in the uneven bars with a 5.70.

LaTourette finished 51st in the vault with an 8.10. That was the only event she competed in.

Sequim and Port Angeles practice and train as a combined team for much of the year, but compete in the postseason as separate teams.

In gymnastics, 1A, 2A and 3A schools are grouped together in the state championships. Most of the top schools in the event were 3A schools.

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