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Alabama @ Florida Live Blog

Here we go, I'm live blogging Alabama at Florida meet.

How will the Crimson Tide fair against the Gators? Refresh the page every 5 - 10 minutes to find out!



Starting on rotation 1 - Florida is on Vault, Alabama is on bars

Bridgey Caquatto - FL VT FTY 9.775

Keely McNeer - Ray, toe shoot, DLO _ hop 9.75

E. Fassbender FL VT - FTY - Small hop, clean 9.85

Angelina Giancroce AL UB - jump to hb, tkatchev, pak, DLO - piked down, hop back. 9.825

Bridget Sloan VT -  FTY - very clean, maybe a small hop.

Lauren Beers AL UB -  maloney + pakm nice HS,  giant 1/2 - double front dismount -sticks. 9.925

Alicia Boren FL Vt - Y 1 & 1/2 - sticks cold.  small leg seps in air, but huge vault. 9.95

Kiana Winston UB AL - toe on to ray,  pak, beautiful form,  toe 1/2, gorgeous DLO, small hop back.

Kennedy Baker FL VT - Y 1 & 1/2 stuck.beautiful form in the air. 9.95

Katie Bailey AL UB - Jaeger,  huge full in dismount, stuck it cold. 9.85

Alex McMurtry - FTY - clean in air, smallish hop.

Mac Brannan AL UB -  toe 1/2 - jarger,  bail, DLO stuck.

Florida VT- 49.500
Alabama UB 39.325

on to rotation 2 - Bama goes to vault,

McNeer AL VT - FTY 9.825

K. Baker UB FL - jump to HB, RAY HUGE!,  bail,  toe shoot giant 1/2, dbl front. 9.825

Nickie Guerrero VT AL - 1 & 1/2, legs bent a little, knees separated, sticks. 9.85

A. Boren FL UB - jump to HB<  tkatchev,  bail, DLO step back. 9.875

Jenna Bressette AL VT - FTY - Hop back.  9.825

Bianca Dancose-Giambattisto FL UB - Malony, peels, lands on her neck, she gets up, but that was scary,  repeats it,  bail,  DLO 9.375

Mack Brannan  AL VT - Y 1 & 1/2 step Fwd 9.8

Bridgey Caquatto UB FL -  Ray,  bail,  DLO, step back 9.875

Katie Bailey, FTY short, chest was down.  step FWD 9.775

Bridget Sloan UB FL - Ray, bail,  toe shoot to HB, DLO, small steps back. 9.9

Lauren Beers VT AL - Y 1 & 1/2 small step, very clean.  9.9

McMurtry - Ray, full in dismount. stuck. 10.00 - I'd say she more than made up for Bianca Dancose Giambattisto's 9.375.

Wow. Okay - after 2 rotations here are the scores:

Alabama 98.525, vault total 49.2
Florida 98.975 bars total 49.475

Third rotation - Alabama goes to floor, Florida will go to beam.

Kennedy Baker leads off Florida on beam with her wolf turn full, fro aerial to bhs,  spl + sw 3/4, Aerial cartwheel +1/1 twist dismount 9.875

Leading off floor for Bama is Aja Sims - double pike, huge,  sw 1/4 + popa,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  double tuck.

Peyton Ernst BB FL -  press hs mount, front toss/rowe,  fro aerial + back tuck spl + sheep jump,  gainer pike, sticks. Go Peyton! 9.925

Angelina Giancroce AL FX -   double pike,  sw 1/4 + popa,  1 1/2 + front layout,  double back,b9.875

E Fassbender FL BB - Fro aerial, BHS + LOSO, sissone balance check, does a beat jump to sheep jump, aerial cartwheel to full 9.8

Mack Brannan AL FX -  DLB arabian, sw ring + sw 1/2 - double pike,  1 1/2 + front layout 9.875

Alicia Boren BB FL -  rowe toss, balance check, BHS LOSO - big balance check, Spl+ straddle cross jump,  1/1 turn,  round off double back, small hop.  looked like she was going to vomit from nerves. 9.75

Kiana Winston FX AL -  DLO,  punch fro lay + fro 1/1,  huge power, double back. Huge power. 9.925

Alex McMurtry BB FL - spl jump MT, fro toss, BHS _LOSO, sw , straddle to fro support to back hip circle,  ro 2/1 twist 9.925

Katie Bailey FX AL -  double arabian, super clean, nice landing,  sw ring + sw 1/2,  punch fro lay + fro 1/1,  punch fro lay +rudi

Bridget Sloan BB FL -  fro aerial + beat jump,  BHS +lOSO solid,  sw + spl jump,  1/1 turn,  aerial cartwheel, nice control and confidence,  round off + 2/1 twist - sticks it.  That routine was as smooth and delicious  as the world's best chocolate bar. 10.00  - I'm not calling shenaningans on that score, that was well deserving of  that 10.00

L Beers  FX - DLO - Fro lay _ fro 1/1, double back, she's as cool as a cucumber

Okay - well here are the standings after 3 rotations:

Florida 148.500, beam total 49.525
Alabama 147.975, floor total 49.45

Going into the last rotation, Florida is ahead by .525, and will go to floor and Bama is going to end on beam. Someone needs to get them the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy with the words "DON'T PANIC" on it. Seriously, I can see the terror in their eyes.

Keeley McNeer leads off Bama on beam -  fro aerial + bhs,  1/1 turn,  BHS + LOSO, SW + spl,  round off + 1 1/2 twist. 9.875

Grace McLaughlin will lead off the Gators on Floor with Bailie Key's FX Music -  FHS + fro lay + for 1/1, sw + wolf 1/2,  2 1/2 twist,  1 1/2 + front pike. very clean. 9.8

Mack Brannan BB AL  -  BHS + LOSO sw + double stag  - balance check , 1/1 turn,  front dump kickover+ beat jump,  ro + 1 & 1/2 twist.  9.8

Ericha Fassbender FL FX - 2 1/2 + punch front - OOB, double pike,  sw ring + sw 1/2,  1 1/2 + fro pike. 9.85

Aja Sims AL BB -  sq thru mt,  spl jump, gorgeoes lines,BHS + LOSO, SW + side straddle,  ro double back, stuck landing. 9.975

Alicia Boren FX FL - full in,  tour jete, double back. 9.925

Lauren Beers Al BB -  sw + spl,  scale, beautiful,  side somi,  BHS + LOSO + LOSO + 1/1 turn, spl + sheep jump, ro 2/1 twist. 9.975

Lauren and Aja need to write Alabama's Guide to Beam with the logo, "DON'T PANIC"

Bridget Sloan FX  FL- 1 1/2 + 2 1/2 twist, sw 1/2 + popa, double pike,  fro 1/1 + fro lay. 9.975

Katie Bailey - L turn,  BHS + LOSO - bal check,  aerial cartwheel,  sw + tuck 1/1 jump,  ro 2/1 twist. solid routine. 9.85

Kennedy Baker FX FL -  pike dbl arabian, huge!, impressive,  double pike, beautiful,  sw + sw 1/2,  1 1/2 + fro 1 1/2 + straddle  10.00

Nickie Guerrero BB AL -  BHS + LOSO +LOSO,  spl + straddle,  1/1 turn,  ro + 1 1/2 twist. They made it through the beam rotation, Whew. 9.9

Bridgey Caquatto FX FL -  fro 2/1 + punch front,  FHS + rudi + spl jump, sw 1/4 + popa, double pike. 9.925

Florida floor scores 49.675, final total score of 198.175
Alabama balance beam total 49.55, final total score 197.525





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