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High School Roundup: Alexandria, Fletcher edge Willmar

Alex’s Kelsey Fletcher wins all-around, vault and floor in Central Lakes Conference win, 135.175-132.600

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Willmar senior Tayva Carruthers performs on the balance beam during a meet against Alexandria Thursday evening at Willmar High School. Erica Dischino / West Central Tribune

WILLMAR — Led by all-around winner Kelsey Fletcher, Alexandria was able to squeak by Willmar for a Central Lakes Conference win Thursday at Willmar High School, 135.175-132.600.

Fletcher finished the night with an all-around score of 35.2, beating Willmar’s Tayva Carruthers (34.5) and Lyndi Koosman (34.3). Fletcher also took the top spot in the vault (9.225) and the floor exercise (9.325).

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Alexandria sophomore Amaya Hughes performs her floor routine during a meet against Willmar Thursday evening at Willmar High School. Erica Dischino / West Central Tribune

Carruthers had the top score on the balance beam (9.0) and was third on the uneven bars (8.15). Koosman won the bars (8.75) and tied for second on the vault with Alexandria’s Sara Eddy (9.075).

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Kim Joneson added another top-three finish for Willmar, taking third on the beam (8.325).

Willmar is off until Thursday, Feb. 4 when Sartell comes to town.

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Alexandria sophomore Amaya Hughes performs her floor routine during a meet against Willmar Thursday evening at Willmar High School. Erica Dischino / West Central Tribune

Alexandria 135.175,
Willmar 132.600

ALL-AROUND — (1) Kelsey Fletcher, A, 35.2 (2) Tayva Carruthers, W, 34.5 (3) Lyndi Koosman, W, 34.3
VAULT — (1) Fletcher, A, 9.225 (T-2) Koosman, W, 9.075 (T-2) Sara Eddy, A, 9.075
BARS — (1) Koosman, W, 8.75 (2) Ailynn Fettig, A, 8.375 (3) Carruthers, W, 8.15
BEAM — (1) Carruthers, W, 9.0 (2) Fletcher, A, 8.6 (3) Kim Joneson, W, 8.325
FLOOR — (1) Fletcher, A, 9.325 (2) Fettig, A, 9.025 (3) Amaya Hughes, A, 9.0

Maple Lake 122.725,
Paynesville/EVW 116.85

Maple Lake was able to go home a winner over Central Minnesota Conference opponent Paynesville/Eden Valley-Watkins at the Assembley Grounds in Paynesville.

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Willmar freshman Lyndi Koosman swings on the bars during a meet against Alexandria Thursday evening at Willmar High School. Erica Dischino / West Central Tribune

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