Huron gymnasts finish fourth in Patty Jorgenson Invite

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BROOKINGS — The Huron Tigers gymnastics team finished fourth at the Patty Jorgenson Invite in Brookings on Saturday.

Sioux Falls Lincoln won the team title at the invite with 129.7 team points, barely edging out Yankton, who finished with 129.1. Huron finished with a 117.1 team score.

Cameron Ruth finished third in vault and second in bars to finish sixth in all-around for Huron. Eastyn Eichstadt finished seventh in vault.

“Cameron Ruth had a great meet. She was strong in floor vault and bars. Eastyn Eichstadt had a great vault,” Huron coach Julie King said. “Very proud of the team.”

Ava Koller of Yankton won the all-around despite not winning any individual event. Anna Leuning of Lincoln won vault, Dori Clendenon of Lincoln won the bars, and Lilly Fenicle of Roosevelt won the beam and floor. Fenicle finished second in all-around.

The Tigers are back in action for the Huron Invitational on Friday.


Patty Jorgenson Invite
Jan. 6 in Brookings

Team scores: 1. Sioux Falls Lincoln 129.70, 2. Yankton 129.10, 3. Sioxu Falls Roosevelt 126.80, 4. Huron 117.10, 5. Sioux Falls Jefferson 110.05, 6. Sioux Falls Washington 66.575.

Individual scores (winner and Huron competitors)
Vault: 1. Anna Leuning, SFL, 9.05; 3. Cameron Ruth, H, 8.90; 7. Eastyn Eichstadt, H, 8.575; 23. Alivia Cunard, 7.85; 24. Ellie Puterbaugh, H, 7.80; 25. Ximena Tello-Ortega, H, 7.625.

Bars: 1. Dori Clendenon, SFL, 8.00; 2. Cameron Ruth, H, 7.625; 17. Eastyn Eichstadt, H, 6.275; 20. Ellie Puterbaugh, H, 5.35; 21. Tahtiana Capers, H, 5.325; 22. Alivia Cunard, H, 5.225.
Beam: 1. Lilly Fenicle, SFR, 8.85; 11. Eastyn Eichstadt, H, 7.575; 13. Cameron Ruth, H, 7.40; 19. Alivia Cunard, H, 6.925; 21. Ellie Puterbaugh, H, 6.825; 27. Eh Dah Paw, H, 5.625.
Floor: 1. Lilly Fenicle, SFR, 9.425; 12. Cameron Ruth, H, 8.325; 19. Eastyn Eichstadt, H, 7.65; 21. Alivia Cunard, H, 7.525; 24. Ximena Tello-Ortega, H, 7.175; 26. Ellie Puterbaugh, H, 6.9.
All-around: 1. Ava Koller, Y, 33.875; 6. Cameron Ruth, H, 32.25; 11. Eastyn Eichstadt, H, 30.075; 14. Alivia Cunard, H, 27.525; 15. Ellie Puterbaugh, H, 26.875.