Loudoun County, VA (January 17, 2015)
On, Friday, January 9th, the Tuscarora Lady Huskies hosted their girl’s gymnastics meet against Freedom, Briar Woods, Potomac Falls, and Park View. As a team Tuscarora came in second place with a total score of 133.550 right behind Freedom, who took first place. Tuscarora has won 1stplace, in team score, on 3 out of their 4 meets. Claire Pettit placed second in three of her four events, finishing with a 9.150 on Beam, 9.250 on Bars, and a 9.350 on Floor. Claire scored a 36.350 in All-Around giving her second place in individual score. Julia Thoppil took 3rd on Vault with an 8.700 and 4th on both Bars (8.525) and All-Around with a total individual score of 34.750. It was also senior night for Tuscarora and the only senior on the team, Nadeen Elsharkawy, competed on all four events. Scoring her highest yet on Floor (7.100) and Bars (4.650). Finally, Reese Orwig completed for the first time on floor and ended the night with a final score of 7.200.
On Wednesday, January 14th, the Loudoun County Lady Raiders finished 5th out of 6 teams at Potomac Falls, scoring a season high 109.8 points. The team was led by the return of senior Victoria Miner who competed on three events placing 1st on bars and 3rd on beam. Molly Chapman placed 5th on vault. The Lady Raiders will next compete at the Aloha Classic at Patriot High School on Saturday, Jan 24 starting at 11:00 AM.
The Heritage Pride placed 4th at the 6 team meet at Potomac Falls scoring a season high score of 121.425. Courtney Walker again led the team with a 1st place on vault, 5th on bars, 4th on beam and 1st place in the all around. Also competing in the competition were Heidi Barrientos, Sydney Reich, Kaley Reich, Kailyn Mattingly. The team will next compete at the Aloha Classic at Patriot High School starting at 11:00 AM.
On Thursday, January 15th, the Tuscarora High Lady Huskies competed against John Champe, Freedom, Rock Ridge, Park View, and Woodgrove at Park View High school. As a team Tuscarora came in first place with a total score of 133.350. Jadyn West placed 2nd on Vault with an 8.9 and 6th on Beam with a 7.75. Claire Pettit took first place on Beam (8.7) and Bars (9.2). Claire also took 3rd place on Vault (8.8) and finished the night with an All- Around score of 35.9, which put her in second place. Julia Thoppil took 3rd on Beam with an 8.475 and 4th in both Bars and All-around. Nadeen Elsharkawy and Reese Orwig scored their highest yet on Vault with an 8.0 and a 7.8. Finally, Victorria Gutierrez did an awesome job on floor scoring a 6.3.