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Gymnastics: Willmar breezes past Alexandria

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

ALEXANDRIA -- Willmar swept the top five places in all-around, vault and bars, and placed the top four individuals in beam and floor en route to overpowering Alexandria 142.9-116.35 in a Central Lakes Conference gymnastics meet Thursday.

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Abby Weiler won bars and floor, finished second in beam and third in vault to win all-around with a 36.15 for Willmar. Kelsey Jacobson won vault to help her finish second in all-around and Kaitlyn Lindblad won beam with an impressive score of 9.6. Ashley Delp, Lindblad and Bethany Pollock rounded out the top five in all-around.

"Floor did really well despite the timing of the spring floor," said Willmar coach Larry Selchow. "(Our top) two beam routines were really nice and Lindblad was really, really good on beam."

Willmar is at the Buffalo Invite on Saturday.

Willmar 142.9, Alexandria 116.35

ALL-AROUND -- (1) Abby Weiler, Wil, 36.15 (2) Kelsey Jacobson, Wil, 35.75 (3) Ashley Delp, Wil, 35.2 (4) Kaitlyn Lindblad, Wil, 34.65 (5) Bethany Pollock, Wil, 33.0

VAULT -- (1) Jacobson 9.3 (2) Delp 9.0 (3) Weiler 8.9 (4) Lindblad 8.75 (5) Pollock 8.6

BARS -- (1) Weiler 8.75 (2) Delp 8.6 (3) tie, Pollock 8.3; Jacobson 8.3 (5) Lindblad 8.05

BEAM -- (1) Lindblad 9.6 (2) Weiler 9.05 (3) Jacobson 8.95 (4) Delp 8.65 (5) Sarah Sater, Alex, 7.65

FLOOR -- (1) Weiler 9.45 (2) Jacobson 9.2 (3) Pollock 9.15 (4) Delp 8.95 (5) Sarah Doland, Alex, 8.55

West Central

New London-Spicer 135.9, Benson/KMS 127.15

New London-Spicer rang up a season-best score by sweeping the first three spots in all-around.

BKMS's Michelle Hanson won three events, but fell twice on beam and placed fourth all-around.

Alana Dietz, Alison Bratberg and Hilary Brink went 1-2-3 in all-around for the Wildcats.

ALL-AROUND -- (1) Alanna Dietz, NLS, 34.5 (2) Alison Bratberg, NLS, 34.25 (3) Hillary Brink, NLS, 34.2 (4) Michelle Hanson, Ben, 33.85 (5) Laura Hoffman, Ben, 31.775

VAULT -- (1) Hanson 9.25 (2) Bratberg 8.75 (3) Hoffman 8.7 (4) Brink 8.65 (5) tie, Dietz, Jessica Warner, NLS, both 8.55

BARS -- (1) Hanson 8.65 (2) Bratberg 8.45 (3) Dietz 8.4 (4) Brink 8.2 (5) Abby Klang, Ben, 7.9

BEAM -- (1) tie, Dietz, Brink, both 8.7 (3) Abby Tanner, NLS, 8.4 (4) Bratberg 8.375 (5) Hoffman 7.4

FLOOR -- (1) Hanson 9.05 (2) Dietz 8.85 (3) Bratberg 8.675 (4) Brink 8.65 (5) Tanner 8.5

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