Briefs: Local Sports September 30, 2008
• Sadie Peavler is Mesa State’s top finisher after one day of the Grand Canyon University Invitational.
Peavler shot a nine-over-par 81, coming in with a 40 on the front nine and a 41 on the back putting her in 26 place.
Jennifer Hilts and Jessica Berne are tied for 28 place with a 82. Afton Balling is in 44 with a first day 85 and Brittani White is sitting at 93.
The touranment continues today at Coldwater Golf Club in Avondale, Arizona with Grand Canyon’s Jacqueline Sneddon leading the way at 73.
• KidzPlex Gymnastics of Grand Junction swept the all-around titles at last weekend’s Aspen Invitational.
Reese Norton helped the Level 4 top-seed session to the team title by winning the all-around (37.3 score), with teammates Allie Sterrett second (36.75), Megan King third (36.65), Samantha Gearhart fourth (36.2) and Jaedyn Daugherty sixth (35.9).
Hunter Ash won the all-around for the Level 5 top session (37.05), with KidzPlex also taking the team title. Morgan Hoffman placed fourth (36.55), Isabell Stecklein sixth (35.85), Emily Werman eighth (35.55) and Emma Cooley ninth (35.3).
Delaney Gaddis was the Level 6 individual titlist (36.05). Jessica Luque placed sixth (33.8), Kelsie Kracht seventh (33.6) and Brianna Elias ninth. The KidzPlex team was second.
Colorado West Gymnastics also competed at the meet.
The Level junior 4 team placed second, with Braillie Valaer placing fourth all-around, Jewel Millard fifth, Mikaela Herrick eighth and Shannon Grail 10th.
Rhiana Trummer was fourth all-around in the Level 4 senior division.
Rylee Quintana placed second all-around to lead the Level 5 juniors to a second-place team finish. Birgit Morris took third and Truth Hafey fourth.
The Level 6 juniors were third with Carson King placing second all-around and Kathryn Sufka fifth.
Madison Thompson took fourth all-around in the Level 6 seniors.