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Schneider leads Craig gymnasts to invitational title

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Gazette Staff
January 16, 2011
— Gazette staff

Becky Schneider won three events and the all-around title to lead Janesville Craig’s girls gymnastics team to victory in the Purgolder Invitational at Madison East on Saturday.


Craig won every event en route to scoring 136.975 points to win the Gold Division. Waunakee-De Forest was second at 131.775, followed by Verona-Edgewood (129.225) and Middleton (123.15).


Milton won the Purple Division with 126.2 points, while Madison Memorial was a close second with 125.525 points.


Schneider won on the uneven bars (9.175), balance beam (9.0) and floor exercise (9.35), and she placed second to teammate Sara Ennocenti on the vault. Schneider won the all-around with 36.6 points.


“Last year we finished second by a couple tenths, so it was good to win it,” Craig coach Jean Welch said. “There was some good comeptition over there today.


“We’re starting to get real consistent in our routines,” she added.


Craig hosts Parker on Thursday in a matchup of unbeaten teams.


PURGOLDER INVITATIONAL


GOLD DIVISION


Team Scores


Janesville Craig 136.975, Waunakee-DeForest 131.775, Verona-Edgewood 129.225, Middleton 123.15.


Individual results


Vault—1. Sara Ennocenti (JC), 9.15; 2. Becky Schneider (JC), 9.075; 3. Libby Torresani (M), 8.975; 4. Ashley Pohlman (JC), 8.95; 5. Mari Schroeder (V), 8.875; 6. (tie) Dana Bresenham (M) and Courtney Pohlman (JC), 8.6.


Uneven bars—1. Schneider (JC), 9.175; 2. Schroeder (V), 8.725; 3. Torresani (M), 8.65; 4. Tanner Regali (W), 8.45; 5. (tie) Claire Afable (V) and Jess Maiers (W), 8.35.


Balance beam—1. Schneider (JC), 9.0; 2. Torresani (M), 8.775; 3. Maiers (W), 8.75; 4. Schroeder (V), 8.6; 5. Ennocenti (JC), 8.5; 6. Tyler Henderson (V), 8.35.


Floor exercise—1. Schneider (JC), 9.35; 2. Maiers (W), 9.25; 3. Alyssa Cynkar (W), 8.875; 4. Ashley Pohlman (JC), 8.625; 5. Schroeder (V), 8.325; 6. Courtney Pohlman (JC), 8.275.


All-around—1. Schneider (JC), 36.6; 2. Maiers (W), 34.9; 3. Torresani (M), 34.55; 4. Schroeder (V), 34.525; 5. Ennocenti (JC), 33.975; 6. Courtney Pohlman (JC), 33.4.


PURPLE DIVISION


Team Scores


Milton 126.2, Madison Memorial 125.525, Sun Prairie 114.475, Madison East-La Follette 112.675.



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