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Mercer Island gymnasts finish second at KingCo

Mercer Island gymnast Emily LIghtfoot competes in the beam competition during the 3A KingCo meet on Saturday, Feb. 4. She finished seventh in the all-around competition. - Charles Young/Contributed photo
Mercer Island gymnast Emily LIghtfoot competes in the beam competition during the 3A KingCo meet on Saturday, Feb. 4. She finished seventh in the all-around competition.
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The Mercer Island girls gymnastics team finished second in the KingCo meet on Saturday, Feb. 4 at Roosevelt High School.

The Islanders had 150.525, while Mount Si, the team which beat the Islanders for the title last year, won with a score of 155.8.

Individually, Kristen Trumble won the all around event with a 32.9 score. Teammate Kari Johnson was fifth with a 31.55 score and Emily Lightfoot was seventh at 30.925.

On the bars competition, Trumble also earned a first place with a 7.8, while she picked up another win in the beam competition with an 8.25 score.

The SeaKing district meet will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Sammamish High School. The meet begins with the individual competition at 3:55 p.m. and the team competition at 6:25 p.m. The top three teams, four best in all-around and 12 individuals will make the state meet which will be held Feb. 17-18 at the Tacoma Dome.

 

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