Gymnastics: LeBlanc wins bars for Little Falls versus third-ranked Tech

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Junior Amanda Hanson maneuvers on the beam during Monday's meet. Hanson finished eighth in the all-around with a score of 30.6.

The Little Falls gymnastics team matched up with Class AA’s third-ranked St. Cloud Tech-Cathedral, Monday.

Each team provided two squads to create a quad format, with the Little Falls Purple team scoring 128.5 points.

Sophomore Rachelle LeBlanc led the Flyers by placing in the top six in every event, including a first-place finish on bars (9.0), to earn fourth in the all-around (36.1).

Senior Amanda Hanson earned eighth (30.6) and junior Megan Peterson (28.4) came in ninth in the all-around competition.

Little Falls competes at Brainerd, Thursday.


St. Cloud Tech-Cathedral Invite

Team—1. St. Cloud Tech Black, 146.35; 2. St. Cloud Tech Orange, 135.5; 3. Little Falls Purple, 128.5; 4. Little Falls White, 105.65.

Vault—1. Miller (Tech), 9.5; 4. Rachelle LeBlan, 9.25.

Bars—1. LeBlanc, 9.0.

Beam—1. Beuning (Tech), 9.45; 6. LeBlanc, 8.5; 11. Sarah Stout, 7.8.

Floor—1. Miller (Tech), 9.5; 4. LeBlanc, 9.35; 13. Amanda Hanson, 8.15.

Junior Megan Peterson eyes her landing spot on the beam during Monday's meet. Peterson earned ninth in the all-around with 28.4 points.

All-around—1. Beuning (Tech), 36.9; 4. LeBlanc, 36.1; 8. Hanson, 30.6; 9. Megan Peterson, 28.4.