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Midgets finish regular season with win at Glen Heiser Invite, Rambousek takes all-around

In her last meet in her home gymnasium, Dickinson High’s Dacia Rambousek captured an all-around victory at the Glen Heiser Invitational. The senior posted a season-high score of 37.775, en route to her third all-around triumph this season.

The Midgets cracked the 150-point mark for the second time this season, compiling a score of 151.225 in their regular-season finale on Saturday, Feb. 9, from Dickinson High School.

“We had another day where we had good events, and that’s the kind of thing that we are hoping to keep going to the postseason here,” Midgets head coach Kent Van Ells said. “

Mandan, the only other team at the meet, was second after totaling 129.05.

Dickinson gymnasts finished in the top-seven in each event. With a score of 9.75, Rambousek captured the beam, while fellow senior Meghan Ackerman and juniors Brinklyn Schumacher and Ayanna Fossum took home wins in the uneven bars, vault, and floor exercise, respectively.

Results SaturdayGlen Heiser InvitationalTeam scores: 1, Dickinson High, 151.225. 2, Mandan, 129.050.All around1, Dacia Rambousek, D, 37.775. 2, Ayanna Fossum, D, 37.5. 3, Meghan Ackerman, D, 37.45. 4, Brinklyn Schumacher, D, 37.05. 5, Brooklyn Deguzman, D, 36.075. 6, Amy Fridley, D, 35.45. 7, Rylee Olson, D, 35.025. 9, Anna Clifton, D, 33.625.Vault1, Schumacher, D, 9.65. 2, Fossum, D, 9.6. 3, Rambousek, D, 9.35. 4, Fridley, D, 9.3. 5, Clifton, D, 9.15. T6, Addison Fitterer, D, 9.05. T6, Ackerman, D, 9.05. T9, Deguzman, D, 8.5.
Uneven bars1, Ackerman, D, 9.55. 2, Fossum, D, 9.5. 3, Schumacher, D, 9.15. 4, Rambousek, D, 9.075. 5, Deguzman, D, 9.05. 6, Olson, D, 8.7. 7, Fridley, D, 8.5. 8, Clifton, D, 8.075. Balance beam1, Rambousek, D, 9.75. 2, Fitterer, D, 9.65. 3, Ackerman, D, 9.45. 4, Deguzman, D, 9.25. 5, Olson, D, 9.2. 6, Schumacher, D, 9.0. 7, Fossum, D, 8.75. 9, Fridley, D, 8.35.Floor exercise1, Fossum, D, 9.65. 2, Rambousek, D, 9.6. 3, Ackerman, D, 9.4. 4, Fridley, D, 9.3. 5, Deguzman, D, 9.275. 6, Schumacher, D, 9.25. 7, Olson, D, 9.125. 8, Fitterer, D, 9.05.
Patrick Bernadeau

Patrick Bernadeau is a sports reporter for the Dickinson Press. He can be reached at his office number (701) 456-1211 or email him at Joining the Dickinson Press in July 2017, he was previously a freelance sports writer for Treasure Coast Newspapers ( in Stuart, FL as well as carrying bylines from the Associated Press, Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, Florida Today and Naples Daily News. Prior to his move to Dickinson, he resided in Port St. Lucie, FL, earning a Bachelor's Degree from Florida Atlantic University. Patrick was born and raised in Brockton, Mass and is an avid Boston sports fan. Born to Haitian parents, Patrick's favorite meal is Griot with Banana Peze, Pikliz (Fried pork with smashed plaintains and a spicy vegetable relish) and a tall glass of Cherry Coke.

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