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Gymnastics: Martinson's one-two punch knocks out Becker

PERHAM -- Jordan and Emily Martinson packed a one-two punch for the Perham gymnastics team taking the top two all-around finishes leading the Yellowjackets to a comfortable victory over Becker Friday evening.

Jordan was first on beam (9.05) and vault (8.9), while Emily won the floor exercise with a score of 8.8 with Jordan in a tie for second at 8.5 with Becker's Haley Hubbard.

Alexis Peichel made it a complete sweep of all four events by scoring an 8.95 on uneven bars. Carly Breitenfeldt's 8.65 and Jordan Martinson's 8.45 were enough to take the top three spots on bars.

Alyssa Haus of Becker was third all-around.

The Yellowjackets are back in action today, Saturday, Dec. 8, at St. Cloud Apollo for the Eagle Invitational, which starts in St. Cloud at noon.

Yellowjacket Results:

Perham 136.35, Becker 129.10

Balance Beam

1. Jordan Martinson (P) 9.05; 2. Justine Meyer (P) 8.95; 3. Megan Murphy (B) 8.85; T-4. Emily Martinson, Sydney Bahls (P) 8.4; 6. Alyssa Haus (B) 8.25.

Perham 34.8, Becker 31.5


1. Jordan Martinson (P) 8.9; 2. Haley Hubbard (B) 8.65; 3. Haley Olsen (B) 8.55; 4. Taylor Stammen (P) 8.5; T-5. Emily Martinson (P), Alyssa Haus (B) 8.35; T-7. Alexis Peichel (P), Madison Peichel (P) 8.15.

Perham 33.9, Becker 33.6

Uneven Bars

1. Alexis Peichel (P) 8.95; 2. Carly Breitenfeldt (P) 8.65; 3. Jordan Martinson (P) 8.45; 4. Megan Murphy (B) 8.05; 5. Justine Meyer (P) 8.0; 7. Emily Martinson (P) 7.65.

Perham 34.05, Becker 31.0

Floor Exercise

1. Emily Martinson (P) 8.8; T-2. Jordan Martinson (P), Haley Hubbard (B) 8.5; 4. Taylor Stammen (P) 8.4; 5. Montana Edling (B) 8.3; 9. Madison Peichel (P) 7.9.

Perham 33.6, Becker 33.0


1. Jordan Martinson (P) 34.9; 2. Emily Martinson (P) 33.2; 3. Alyssa Haus (B) 32.5.

Meet results courtesy

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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