Kernels win ESD gymnastics meet

Sommerville captures all-around title

Mitchell's Joslin Sommerville performs her floor routine at the ESD meet on Saturday in Huron.

HURON -- The Mitchell High School gymnastics meet captured the Eastern South Dakota Conference gymnastics meet on Saturday.

The Kernels finished with 146.800 points, finishing of rival Watertown (143.550) and Harrisburg (143.250).

Mitchell’s Joslin Sommerville claimed the all-around title with a 37.450, while Watertown’s Brooke Bollinger (37.100) placed second. Kyra Gropper (36.550) finished third for the Kernels.

Sommerville won the beam with a 9.400, while Mitchell’s Emily Moody (9.450) won the vault. Sommerville (9.400) was just behind in second and Gropper (9.200) placed fourth.

In the bars, Sommerville took second with a 9.350 and Olivia Prunty (9.100) tied for fourth place. In the floor, Gropper and Mitchell’s Sidney Malde (9.350) tied for third place.


Mitchell will compete in the state gymnastics meet on Feb. 13 in Watertown.

Team scores: 1. Mitchell, 146.800; 2. Watertown, 143.550; 3. Harrisburg, 143.250; 4. Brookings, 142.800; 5. Yankton, 136.250; 6. Pierre, 134.100; 7. Aberdeen Centra, 133.950; 8. Huron, 124.050.

Top-5 individual results

All-around: 1. Joslin Sommerville, Mitchell, \u000937.450; 2. Brooke Bollinger, Watertown, 37.100; 3. Kyra Gropper, Mitchell, 36.550; 4. Izzy Driscoll, Harrisburg, 36.500; 5. Alison Johnson, Yankton, 36.400.

Bars: 1. Izzy Driscoll, Harrisburg, 9.450; 2. Joslin Sommerville, Mitchell, 9.350; 3. Brooke Bollinger, Watertown, 9.150; T-4. Lexy Peterson, Pierre, 9.100; T-4. Olivia Prunty, Mitchell, 9.100.

Beam: 1. Joslin Sommerville, Mitchell, 9.400; 2. Brinly Sanderson, Harrisburg, 9.350; T-3. Brooke Bollinger, Watertown, 9.300; T-3. Natalie Benson, Watertown, 9.300; T-3. Kinsley VanGilder, Watertown, 9.300; T-3. Kiah Boetel, Harrisburg, 9.300.

Floor: 1. Rachel Gannon, Brookings, 9.650; 2. Brooke Bollinger, Watertown, 9.600; T-3. Kyra Gropper, Mitchell, 9.350; T-3. Natalie Benson, 9.350; T-3. Tayla Dobrenski, Brookings, 9.350; T-3. Sidney Malde, Mitchell, 9.350.


Vault: 1. Emily Moody, Mitchell, 9.450; T-2. Joslin Sommerville, Mitchell, 9.400; T-2. Alison Johnson, 9.400; 4. Kyra Gropper, Mitchell, 9.200; 5. Lizzy Gannon, Brookings, 9.100.

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