The Tanager gymnastics team hosted a triangular last Thursday with West Central and Wagner-Bon Homme. Vermillion won the meet by 0.2 points with 118.6 team points. Wagner-Bon Homme came in a close second at 118.4, and West Central tallied 108.8 for third.

Sophomore Mackenzie Brady earned the silver in the all-around with a 31.45 total. Brady finished second in the vault (8.5), tied for second in both the floor exercise (8.25) and the bars (7.0), and tied for fourth in the beam (7.7).

Eighth-grader Tori Farmer placed fifth in the all-around with 28.4. Farmer tied for fourth in the vault (8.2), placed seventh 7.25 in the beam, was eighth in the bars (6.35), and scored a 6.6 in the floor exercise.

Freshman Maya Radigan was seventh in the all-around (27.6). Radigan placed sixth in the beam (7.55), was eighth in the floor exercise (7.2), finished ninth in the bars (6.0), and scored 6.85 in the vault.

Freshman Abby Roob placed 11th in the all-around after tallying a 22.55. She earned the bronze in the beam (7.85), tied for tenth in the vault (7.65), scored 5.4 on the floor exercise, and a 1.65 on the bars.

Eighth-grader Serena Gapp won the beam with 8.55. Gapp also placed fourth in the bars with a 6.75.

Eighth-grader Mercedes Hoffman placed tenth in the floor exercise with a 6.55. Hoffman also placed eighth with a 7.9 in the vault and 5.45 in the beam.

Senior Haily Ericsson competed in the bars and scored 2.6.

Vermillion gymnastics will compete in the Region 2 Meet this Friday in Chamberlain. The meet will begin at 6 p.m.

The top 3 teams from each of the two regions will qualify for state. Then, the next three teams in Class-A will also qualify for a total of nine teams at state. Individually, the top gymnasts in each event will qualify for state. The top 5 in the all-around also qualify.

Class-A State Gymnastics will be next Friday and Saturday, February 14 and 15, in Aberdeen.


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