The Girls Varsity Gymnastics Team placed 2nd in the Elkhart East vs. West Invitational with a score of 95.75. Elkhart Central won the meet with a team score of 100.9. Senior Madison Esmeyer led the Slicers with a 1st place on bars (7.85), 5th on vault (8.5), 6th on beam (7.9), 2nd on floor (9.1) and 3rd all around (33. 35).
Freshman Ava Penziol finished 7th all around (30.8), 10th on vault (8.3), 5th on bars (7.1), 8th on beam (7.6), and scored a 7.8 on floor. Sophomore Rosie Korell finished 8th all around (30.5), tied for 5th with Esmeyer on vault (8.5), tied 8th on bars (6.6), 7th on beam (7.7), and scored a 7.7 on floor.
Junior Ella Schable tied for 8th on bars with Korell (6.6), tied for 8th on beam with Penziol (7.6), and placed 5th on floor with a season high of 8.8. Sophomore Kate Thibideau tied for 10th with Penziol (8.3), scored a 4.8 on bars, a 6.9 on beam, and a 7.35 on floor. Junior Samara Hale scored a 7.5 on vault.
The Slicers debuted some new skills in their routines in preparation for their home dual meet against Valparaiso on Tuesday, January 19.