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Utah Vault Notes: Kari Lee
is getting so much more height and distance on her vaults this year. She pulled off a beauty on that one with only a barely
noticeable step on the landing. One judge gave her a 9.90. Cristal Isa
had some issues on that vault. Her chest was low on the vault and hte landing. Stunning
vault by Macey Roberts
was rewarded with a career-high 9.90. Worth every 10th. It was a beauty. That was Alexia Burch's
best career vault as well.
She might have gotten a 9.90 had she not followed Macey, whose vault was just a bit better. MaKenna Merrell-Giles
had her usual distance and great form and
the deduction came on her landing. For the second straight week, MyKayla Skinner
just nailed her double twisting Yerhenko. For the second week, she got a 10.0
from one judge.
Utah Bar Notes
: Kim Tessen
had an absolutely beautiful routine going but dropped to her knees on her dismount. Hunter Dula
looked great in her first college
bar routine.All I saw was a slight hop on landing. MaKenna Merrell-Giles
also had nice swings, nice handstands and she stuck her landing. Beautiful
routine by Missy Reinstadtler
. The only deduction I saw was slightly split legs on her handstand on the low bar. Stuck the dismount. Cristal Isa
another nice bar routine. Moved fast and confidently. I think the deductions came on a handstand that wasn't quite straight and her knees were a little soft
on her dismount (although no hop). I'm not sure what the deductions were on that pretty routine by MyKayla Skinner
Utah Beam Notes
: Alexia Burch
was rock solid up on the beam. Not a bobble and very aggressive. They gave a whopping deduction on a poor landing
(step, bad feet). MIssy Reinstadtler looked much more like her old self on beam tonight, although she had a balance check after her series and her chest
was down a big on her landing. I usually don't use exquisite twice in one night, but that describes Kari Lee's
routine. She was gorgeous from start to finish.
Hit everything, clean leaps, etc., stuck landing. I can't believe how far MaKenna Merrell-Giles
has come with poise and confidence since her freshman year.
She missed a connection on her leap series and calmly nailed her flight series, then came back and re-did the leap series perfectly. Way to go Kenna! Adrienne
Randall is at one with the beam.That was just an amazing routine. She is so clean, confident, aggressive and steady. I saw one very small balance check
coming out of her ring jump and her feet were planted on her landing, but she might have raised a little. MyKayla Skinner
had a little wobble on the beam and step
on her double back dismount, but the rest of the routine was rock solid.
Utah Floor Notes
: Macey Roberts
is on fire tonight. That's one of the best floor routines I've seen her do. Extremely clean.
In her first floor routine to count, freshman Adrienne Randall
showed she has exquisite form. She landed her first pass (a full in) low and I'm guessing
she might have received a deduction on her pike double back, but I am surprised at the score. That was a Kari Lee
routine. I really like her new routine by
the way. Great dance and stuck all of her tumbling passes other than a step on the first pass.You aren't' going to see a more perfect double layout than
the one Sydney Soloski
performed and that was a great routine. I am completely baffled at the big deductions. Gorgeous routine by MaKenna Merrell-Giles
She has beautiful lines and had great height on her tumbling, which she stuck cold. Once again, I liked MyKayla Skinner's
routine for a 10.0. She looked perfect.
Her tumbling blows my mind and I get dizzy just watching all those twists.