Bothell gymnasts edge Inglemoor in regular-season finale | Prep roundup
January 31, 2012 · 12:51 PM
The Bothell High gymnastics team was locked in a thrilling battle with Inglemoor last Thursday, at Inglemoor High, in their final 4A Kingco meet of the season, with the Cougars pulling out a slim 168.235-167.35 win over the Vikings. Garfield also attended the meet and finished with 117.70 team points.
Cougar and Viking gymnasts took the top three spots of each event, with Inglemoor's Mina Tanaka winning three of four individual events – bars (8.95), beam (9.3), and floor (9.65), while earning the all-around title with 37.30.
Cougar senior Raynie Hultgren won the vault with a near-perfect 9.7, while placing second behind Tanaka in the bars (8.9), beam (8.885), floor (9.45), and all-around (36.935).
Julia Winters also had a strong showing for Bothell, taking third in the floor (9.4), vault (9.1) and all-around (33.75).
The teams will next be participating in the Kingco Championships, which takes place this Saturday, Feb. 4, at Roosevelt High School. Action begins at 8 a.m.