Majettes gymnastics takes second to start season in Dickinson
Friday marked a new season for the Minot High gymnastics team, as they traveled to Dickinson for their first competition of the season. Seven athletes represented the Majettes, who competed against four other teams.
Taking the top spot was Dickinson High School with their overall team score of 149.100. Minot High came in second, finishing with a team score of 134.450. Behind those two was Mandan (129.250), Jamestown (127.125), and Northwest (119.425).
“I’m proud of how the girls competed and am excited about the season,” Majettes head coach Robbie Werchau tells The Minot Daily News regarding the excitement surrounding a new season.
In All Around, Haley Conklin led the way for the Majettes with a score of 34.800 that placed Conklin seventh overall. Following Conklin, the trio of Keira Davis (33.525), Pavyn Peterson (33.275), and Gracyn Bergan (32.125) placed in spots nine through eleven overall, giving the Majettes four athletes in the top 12 of All Around.
Individually, Davis finished with a vault average of 9.125, beam average of 8.200, and floor average of 8.925. Conklin finished with a vault average of 9.200, beam average of 8.850, floor average of 8.750, and bars average of 8.000. Bergan finished with a beam average of 7.575 and floor average of 8.625. Peterson finished with a vault average of 8.450, beam average of 8.025, floor average of 8.550, and bars average of 8.250.
Bailey McLeod, Lexi McLeod, and Olivia Olson also competed for the Majettes to round out their successful showing on day one of the season. Bailey McLeod had a vault average of 8.375 and All Around score of 29.775. Lexi McLeod had a bars average of 7.700 and the same score in All Around. Olivia Olson finished with a bars average and score in All Around of 7.850.
“They had some falls on bars and beam, but overall, the team competed well,” Werchau said.
Following the impressive showing to begin the season, the Majettes will hit the road again on Saturday when they travel to Bismarck for their next competition set to take place at noon.