EHS gymnasts capture subdistrict title, district meet is next

The Enumclaw High gymnastics team earned  a Class 2A/3A subdistrict championship Saturday, another successful step following an undefeated regular season.

The Hornet girls, who won the state title a year ago and were second in their 2011 debut season, tallied a season-high 175.25 team points at Mount Rainier High. Decatur finished second at 164.575; Auburn Mountainview was third with 143.7; Sumner wound up fourth with 138.775; and Bonney Lake was fifth with 136.250. The  top two qualified entire teams to this weekend’s district meet, again hosted by Mount Rainier High.

All are gearing for the state 2A/A meet, set for Feb. 15-16 at the Tacoma Dome.

Enumclaw’s Olivia Bannerot took the subdistrict all-around title after winning the vault, bars and floor exercise and placing ninth in the beam. Enumclaw dominated the top of the all-around chart, putting five athletes into the Top 10. Molly Mattheis placed second, Maddison Ward was third, Victoria Hernandez was fifth and Emily Berte finished eighth.

Mattheis won on the balance beam, placed second in both the vault and floor exercise and was third in the bars. Ward placed second on the bars, third in floor exercise, fourth on the bars and sixth in the vault. Hernandez was second on the beam, fourth in the vault and sixth in the bars and floor exercise. Berte was fourth in floor, fifth in vault, sixth in bars and 13th on the beam.


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