Packer gymnasts take first in Farmington

Published 8:27 pm Sunday, January 13, 2013

FARMINGTON — The Packer gymnastics team took first place at the Farmington Invite with a team score of 143.5 Saturday.

Austin set season highs on the beam with a 36.5 and the vault with a 36.95. The floor, which is usually Austin’s best event, was a different story for the Packers.

“The varsity was a mix of good and confusing the good,” Austin head coach Mark Raymond said. “I do not want to complain about scores (on floor) but I do not think the judge had much expereince with quality routines. She was really inconsisitent and low all day. Our girls were .5 to .7 off their season averages.”

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Sela Fadness took first on the vault and bars for Austin, Carolyn Hackel was first on the floor and Abby Snater was first on the beam.


Vault: Sela Fadness (first, 9.55); Maddie Mullenbach (second, 9.25); Abby Bickler (third, 9.05); Carolyn Hackel (fifth, 9.0)

Bars: Fadness (first, 9.10); Bickler (second, 8.6); Hackel (third, 8.45); Abby Snater (fourth, 8.4)

Beam: Snater (first, 9.4); Mullenbach (second, 9.2); Fadness (fourth, 9.0); Bickler (fifth, 8.9)

Floor: Hackel (first, 9.1); Fadness (second, 9.0); Bickler (third, 8.9)