Lindbergh team qualifies for gymnastics competition; Renton and Hazen each send individuals
By BRIAN BECKLEY
Renton Reporter Assistant Editor
February 4, 2013 · Updated 5:02 PM
The Lindbergh Gymnastics team is headed to next week's district meet after a second-place finish at the Seamount League 2A/3A qualifiers Saturday at Mt. Rainier High School. Lindbergh scored 141.250 total team points.
Jenna Louie led the way for the Eagles with 32.275 points overall. Louie placed third in the vault with a score of 8.2, third in the uneven bars with a score of 7, second in the balance beam with an 8.3 and third in the floor exercise with an 8.775.
Lindbergh's Makia Wilson finished fifth and Autumn Doolitte finished sixth in the all-around competition.
All of Lindbergh's athletes will move on to the district meet. Highline placed first in the team all around with a score of 151.275.
Joining the Lindbergh squad will be Cynthia Fang and Cindy Nguyen of Renton, both of whom qualified for the all around competition. Fang finished with 27.05 points for seventh-place and Nguyen scored 25.150 to land in ninth.
Hazen's Kylie Magar finished eighth with 26 points and will also compete in the all-around.
Renton and Hazen will also both be well represented in the individual events.
Renton is sending Xania Frandsen, Roniesha Roberts and Jenny Almonidovar to compete in the vault. Roberts also qualified in the uneven bars, along with Elizabeth Murtaugh and Celeste Rodriguez. Frandsen and Almondidovar each will also compete in the balance beam, along with Kimberly Hoang and Amber Hendrickson. Murtaugh also qualified for the floor exercise.
Hazen will also be represented by Elaine Nguyen, Gamani Hayden and Anisha Holmes in the vault. Stacy Stensile and Shannon Dickenson will compete in the uneven bars. Stensile, Elaine Nguyen, Kristina Holm and Elizabeth Sword will represent the Highlanders in the balance beam. Holm, Elaine Nguyen, Kiana Wong, Minha Le and Christina Do will compete in the floor exercise.