Spartans host Bonney Lake and Tahoma tonight at 7

The Sumner High gymnasts will get to compete in their own gymnasium tonight, Wednesday, one of just two home meets the Spartans get to enjoy all season.

The Sumner High gymnasts will get to compete in their own gymnasium tonight, Wednesday, one of just two home meets the Spartans get to enjoy all season.

Things get under way at 7 p.m. against Tahoma High and the Spartans’ district rivals from Bonney Lake.

Things didn’t go so well the last time Sumner High competed. At Kentwood, the Spartans placed fourth in a four-team meet, scoring 111.6 team points. Auburn Riverside took first with 155.35, Emerald Ridge was second with 152.5 and the hosts team was third with 146.9 points.

Aja Ruswick was the top Spartan performer, finishing eighth in the all-around scoring. She was seventh in the floor routine with a score of 8.35, seventh on the beam with a 7.7, was eighth in the bars with a 6.0 and added a 7.8 in the vault.

Also competing in the all-around for Sumner were Rachel O’Donnell, Stephanie Josten and Kayla O’Daniel.

Rachel Heckroth has been the Spartans’ top performer, but competed only in the beam, where she scored an 8.2.

Reach Kevin Hanson at or 360-802-8205.

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