Trojans beam by Magic in BSC dual meet
WORTHINGTON — Taylor Eggers and Maria Contreras each eclipsed the 37-point scoring barrier to power the Class A, No. 5-ranked Worthington Trojans to a 145.375-131.05 Big South Conference gymnastics dual-meet victory over the Martin County Area Magic on Tuesday night in Worthington.
Eggers captured top all-around honors by generating a career-best total of 37.325 points, highlighted by first-place finishes on the vault (9.375) and balance beam (9.55). Eggers also generated No. 2 showings behind Contreras on the uneven parallel bars (8.95) and floor exercise (9.45) to pack punch to her point production.
Contreras captured first-place accolades on the floor (9.55) and unevens (9.15) to fuel her runner-up all-around score of 37.1. Contreras also netted second place on the vault (9.325) and third on the beam (9.075).
Sabrina Segar produced 33.875 points to earn third place in the all-around competition for the Magic, while teammate Brielle Meade netted fourth overall with a total of 32.575.
Segar topped MCA on the floor with an 8.925, was first on the visiting team’s scoring charts on the vault (8.925) and led the Magic’s unevens effort at 7.8.
Meade generated MCA’s best balance beam total of 8.425.
Segar was second on the Magic’s roster on the beam (8.225), Meade tallied the No. 2 MCA mark of 8.775 on the floor, Gwen Kallemeyn tabbed second on the Magic on the unevens (7.55), while Anna Utermarck took second on the team on the vault (8.6).
No Magic gymnast placed in the top four on any of the four individual pieces of equipment during the league dual meet.
Martin County Area hosts a quadrangular at 11 a.m. Saturday in Welcome. Worthington travels to St. James Area on Thursday night.
Martin Co. Area 131.05
All-Around: 1. Taylor Eggers (WOR) 37.325; 2. Maria Contreras (WOR) 37.1; 3. Sabrina Segar (MCA) 33.875; 4. Brielle Meade (MCA) 32.575.
Vault: 1. Eggers (WOR) 9.375; 2. Contreras (WOR) 9.325; 3. Gracia Elias (WOR) 9.075; 4. Mekyla Nystrom (WOR) 9.0.
MCA scores: Segar 8.925; Anna Utermarck 8.6; Emma Schultze 8.25; Meade 8.2; Gwen Kallemeyn 8.1.
Beam: 1. Eggers (WOR) 9.55; 2. Elias (WOR) 9.3; 3. Contreras (WOR) 9.075; 4. Abby Bristow (WOR) 8.5).
MCA scores: Meade 8.425; Segar 8.225; Anna Bachenberg 8.1; Ellie Schultze 8.05; Hailee Schuett 7.025.
Unevens: 1. Contreras (WOR) 9.15; 2. Eggers (WOR) 8.95; 3. Nystrom (WOR) 8.425; 4. (tie) Elias (WOR) and Autumn Drahota (WOR) 8.2s.
MCA scores: Segar 7.8; Kallemeyn 7.55; Emma Schultze 7.325; Meade 7.175; Ellie Schultze 7.15.
Floor: 1. Contreras (WOR) 9.55; 2. Eggers (WOR) 9.45; 3. Bristow (WOR) 9.35; 4. Nystrom (WOR) 9.1.
MCA scores: Segar 8.925; Meade 8.775; Bachenberg 8.55; Utermarck 8.175; Emma Schultze 8.125.