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Enumclaw Hornet Olivia Bannerot takes silver and bronze at final state gymnastic meet

Enumclaw Hornet Olivia Bannerot brought home a silver on the floor along with bronze medals on the vault and all around at the 2014 state gymnastic 3A championship. - Photo by Dennis Box, The Courier-Herald
Enumclaw Hornet Olivia Bannerot brought home a silver on the floor along with bronze medals on the vault and all around at the 2014 state gymnastic 3A championship.
— image credit: Photo by Dennis Box, The Courier-Herald

The Enumclaw gymnastic team competed in the state meet at the Tacoma Dome Saturday with three gymnast scoring top 10 spots all around.

Senior Olivia Bannerot, a state champion in the vault in 2013, was competing in her last state meet as a Hornet.

She brought home a silver on the floor along with bronze medals on the vault and all around.

Bannerot tied for second on the floor with Alexis Lawrence from Kamiakin with a score of 9.6. On the vault she was third with 9.650, fourth on the beam with 9.250, fifth on the bars with 9.175 and third all around scoring 37.950.

Bannerot said Saturday following the meet, "I am really proud of our team. This was the best meet of the season. It was a good way to end."

Bannerot said she plans on attending a four-year college and has plans to be a nurse.

Friday the team brought home the silver with a score of 178.425.

Coach Ben Skipworth said the Friday meet, "Went really good. It was our best (team score) of the season."

The Enumclaw program has now taken the state championship gold twice, in 2012 and 2013 and the silver this year.

Kamiakin took first with 181.700 this year.

Victoria Hernadez had a very strong meet scoring 36.625 for sixth all around.

In the individual event she tied with teammate Madison Ward for 11th on the beam with 8.325, 10th on the vault with 9.450 and 11th on the bars with 8.425.

Emily Berte was eighth all around with 36.35, 15th on the floor with 9.125, tied for ninth on the beam with 8.425 and was 12th on the vault with 9.15

Ward was 17th on the bars with 7.250 and 19th all around with 35.0.

Tianna Johnston tied for 43rd all around scoring  32.325 and Brianna Reisinger tied for 50th all around with 31.5.

 

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