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Dickinson gymnasts shine at ND championships

The Dickinson High gymnastics team won back-to-back state championship to close out the high school season.

However, gymnastics isn’t over.

Dickinson performed well at the North Dakota USA Gymnastics women’s state championship on March 21 to 23 in Fargo.

As a team, the level 3’s, 6’s and 8’s each finished runner-up.

Jena Swanson finished in the top four in each event including winning the all-around with 36.075 points. Ayanna Fossum, who took third in vault (8.725) and fifth the all-around (34.650). Swanson and Fossum are on the Super 8 team.

Keana Kudrna, who is a sophomore at Dickinson High, qualified for regionals after finishing with a score of 9.125 on vault. During the high school season, Kudrna placed runner-up on vault and floor exercise. She also took third in the uneven bars.

The gymnasts continue their trek to regionals, which includes North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota and Iowa, beginning April 12 at the Fargodome. This will be the first time in 14 years regionals will be held in North Dakota.

North Dakota USA Gymnastics women’s state championships

Dickinson finishers

Level 3

All around

Rylee Olson, 36.750; Veronica Pavek, 35.450; Katie Amann, 35.250; Emily Ash, 34.875; Molly Robb, 34.825; Ashley Richey, 34.625; Anna Clifton 34.475; Eden Kitzan 33.850; Courtney Roller, 33.675; Ashlyn Guzman, 33.125.

Vault

Olson, 9.500; Amann, 9.425; Pavek 9.400; Clifton, 9.325; Roller, 9.275; Robb, 9.175; Ash 9.050; Richey, 8.925; Kitzan, 8.750; Guzman 8.450.

Uneven bars

Olson, 9.150; Ash, 9.050; Richey, 8.750; Pavek 8.650; Guzman, 8.625; Kitzan, 8.400; Amann 8.375; Robb, 8.200; Roller, 8.050; Clifton, 8.000.

Balance beam

Robb, 8.775; Pavek, 8.750; Olson, 8.700; Richey, 8.475; Kitzan 8.450; Clifton, 8.400; Amann, 8.350; Ash, 8.250; Guzman, 8.150; Roller 8.050.

Floor exercise

Olson, 9.400; Amann, 9.100; Clifton, 8.750; Robb, 8.675; Pavek, 8.650; Ash, 8.525; Richey, 8.475; Roller, 8.300; Kitzan, 8.250; Guzman, 7.900.

Level 4

All around

Amy Fridley, 33.975; Brooklyn Kinney, 33.500; Caylee Wilke, 32.775; Jersey Theuer, 32.750; Bryonna Schumacher, 31.400.

Vault

Fridley, 8.700; Wilke, 8.500; Theuer, 8.350; Kinney, 8.200; Schumacher, 8.050.

Uneven bars

Kinney 8.050; Theuer, 7.850; Fridley, 7.700; Wilke, 7.650; Schumacher, 7.000.

Balance beam

Fridley, 8.800; Kinney, 8.750; Theuer, 8.575; Schumacher, 8.450; Wilke, 8.000.

Floor exercise

Fridley, 8.775; Wilke, 8.625; Kinney, 8.500; Theuer, 7.975; Schumacher, 7.900.

Level 5

All around

Kenzie Gullickson, 33.475; Macy Leiss, 33.450; Teghan Hoff, 33.250; Ryan Campbell, 32.175.

Vault

Leiss, 8.850; Gullickson, 8.775; Campbell, 8.225; Hoff, 8.200.

Uneven bars

Gullickson, 8.050; Hoff, 7.750; Campbell, 7.500; Leiss, 7.300.

Balance beam

Gullickson, 8.800; Leiss, 8.650; Hoff, 8.550; Campbell, 7.800.

Floor exercise

Hoff, 8.750; Campbell, 8.650; Leiss, 8.650; Gullickson, 7.850.

Level 6

All around

Dacia Rambousek, 35.125; Jayla Ewers, 35.100; Meghan Ackerman, 34.325; Brinklyn Schumacher, 33.900; Peyton Selle, 33.550.

Vault

Ackerman, 9.350; Rambousek, 9.350; Ewers, 9.050; Schumacher, 8.875; Selle, 8.675.

Uneven bars

Ewers, 8.300; Rambousek, 8.125; Ackerman, 8.100; Selle, 7.800; Schumacher, 7.600.

Balance beam

Schumacher, 9.000; Selle, 8.875; Rambousek, 8.775; Ewers, 8.750; Ackerman, 8.100.

Floor exercise

Ewers, 9.000; Rambousek, 8.875; Ackerman, 8.775; Schumacher, 8.425; Selle, 8.200.

Level 8

All around

Jena Swanson, 36.075; Ayanna Fossum, 34.650; Sami Swanson, 32.750.

Vault

Fossum, 8.725; Jena Swanson, 8.575; Sami Swanson, 8.250.

Uneven bars

Jena Swanson, 9.000; Fossum, 8.700; Sami Swanson, 6.700.

Balance beam

Jena Swanson, 9.150; Sami Swanson, 8.400; Fossum, 8.350.

Floor exercise

Sami Swanson, 9.400; Jena Swanson, 9.350; Fossum, 8.875.

Level 9

Vault

Keana Kudrna, 9.125.

Uneven bars

Kudrna, 8.175.

Floor exercise

Acacia Fossum, 9.300; Kudrna, 8.800.

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