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Perham seventh at True Team Championships

The Perham gymnastics team returned to a familiar place when they competed at the Class A True Team Championships at the Ralph Anderson gymnasium on Jan. 26 in Detroit Lakes.

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Perham's Jada Olsen finishes a pass on the floor routine at the State True Team Championships. Olsen finished first in the All-Around competition. Robert Williams/Forum News Service

The Perham gymnastics team returned to a familiar place when they competed at the Class A True Team Championships at the Ralph Anderson gymnasium on Jan. 26 in Detroit Lakes.

The Detroit Lakes Lakers continued their dominance over the state in the event when they finished first with a team score of 188.4, which was more than six points better than the next closest competitor.

The event is the only one on the schedule that includes the scores from all five performers towards the final tally. Sartell finished second with a score of 182, while Willmar was third and Monticello was fourth. Watertown-Mayer-Mound Westonka came in fifth. Perham was seventh overall with a score of 174.3. The Yellowjackets were without a pair of key juniors in Dena Fischer and Mackenzie Rohloff for the event.

Jada Olsen was the All-Around winner. She posted a score of 37.657. Ashley Hokanson was closed behind with a 36.025, while Brittney Lorentz posted a 34.05. Avery McAllister finished with a 33.3 and Kassidy Kovar had a 33.25 in the All-Around competition.

The best event for Perham was the floor in which they posted a 44.85 team score. Hokanson had top honors for Perham on the floor with a 9.325, while Olsen finished with a 9.25.

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Perham's second best event was the beam. Perham posted a 44.15. The Yellowjackets were led by Olsen's 9.425 on that event. McAllister finished with a 9.3, while Hokanson picked up a 9.05.

Perham recorded a 44.125 on the vault with Olsen recording a 9.65. Hokanson finished with a 9.05 on the vault.

Perham finished out the event with a 41.175 on bars. Olsen led the way with a 9.35.

The Yellowjackets return to the Hauer gymnasium on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. when they host the Bemidji Lumberjacks.

State Class A True Team Championships

Team Results

Detroit Lakes 188.4, Sartell 182.0, Willmar 176.95, Monticello 176.325, Watertown-Mayer-Mound Westonka 174.65, Big Lake 174.3, Perham 174.3, Melrose 171.35, Worthington 170.85, Pine Island-Zumbrota-Mazeppa 168.675.

Perham Individual Results

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All-Around

Jada Olson 37.675, Ashley Hokanson 36.025, Brittney Lorentz 34.05, Avery McAllister 33.3, Kassidy Kovar 33.25.

Vault

Jada Olsen 9.65, Ashley Hokanson 9.05, Avery McAllister 8.95, Brittney Lorentz 8.275, Kassidy Kovar 8.2.

Bars

Jada Olsen 9.35, Ashley Hokanson 8.6, Brittney Lorentz 8.525, Kassidy Kovar 8.25, Avery McAllister 6.45.

Beam

Jada Olsen 9.425, Avery McAllister 9.3, Ashley Hokanson 9.05, Brittney Lorentz 8.525, Kassidy Kovar 7.85.

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Floor

Ashley Hokanson 9.325, Jada Olsen 9.25, Kassidy Kovar 8.95, Brittney Lorentz 8.725, Avery McAllister 8.6.

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