Carroll defeats Lady Vike gymnasts

Senior Corynn Barton looks at the world upside-down as she performs a move during her performance on the balance beam in the Lady Vikings gymnastics meet against visiting Carroll on Wednesday night, Jan. 15.
Senior Corynn Barton looks at the world upside-down as she performs a move during her performance on the balance beam in the Lady Vikings gymnastics meet against visiting Carroll on Wednesday night, Jan. 15. Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington North High School varsity gymnastics team was defeated by visiting Carroll, 99.250-92.225, on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

The Lady Vikings’ best showing was on vault, where Chloe Camomile and Emma Wilson both claimed third place. The sophomores each posted a score of 8.600.

Wilson also captured bronze on the uneven bars and balance beam. She scored a 7.050 on the bars and a 7.975 on beam. Behind her trio of third-place finishes, Wilson placed third in the all-around with a final score of 31.375.

Carroll was led by all-around champion McKinley Carroll, who posted a score of 36.150. She captured first place on vault, bars and in the floor exercise.

Kinsey Strine placed fifth with a tally of 8.4 to complete the Lady Vikes’ finish on vault.

On bars, Strine was fourth with a 6.825 showing and Emily Manry was fifth with a 6.775.

Corynn Barton finished fourth on beam with a 7.200 and Camo,ile was fifth with a 6.750.

Camomile was fifth on floor with a score of 8.1. Wilson was sixth with a 7.750.

Huntington North also lost the junior varsity contest, 74.100-31.450.

Freshman Manry posted the Lady Vikes’ best finish, placing third on beam with a 6.400.