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Metroplex Live Blog

Now it's time for that five-ring circus in Fort Worth known as the Metroplex Challenge. In one ring, there is Oklahoma, in the other rings, there is Washington, LSU, Stanford and Missouri.

Can I keep up with this crazy circus of an event? Refresh the page to find out.

Oklahoma will be starting on vault, Washington on Bars, Missouri on beam and Stanford on floor with LSU on a bye. 

Just in case you were wondering, this is the same venue that will host the NCAA Championships in April.

Little Bruno Mars to warm up to is always nice.

Charity Jones OU VT - FTY -stuck, very clean.

Alex Marks VT OU -  FTY - hop back.

Keely Kmeeciack OU VT - FTY - floats. Hangs on to the landing

Chayse Capps OU VT - FTY solid - small hop.

Scaman VT OU -  Y 1 & 1/2 step forward. Nice to see some upgrades.

AJ Jackson VT  Y 1 &2

Allison Northery UB Wash -  jump hecht,  giant 1/1, piked jaeger, bail,  full in small hop. Good routine for Northey. 9.925

Melissa Chaung - Stanford, double pike,  step back,  sw

Ebee Price Floor Stanford -  DLO -stuck, hiuge, sw ring, sw 1/4 + popa,  fro lay + front 1/1, (the Washington girls are getting down to Ebee's floor music on my phone screen), double back. Hell yes! Go Ebee!

Second Rotation LSU is now on bars, Washington is on Beam. Stanford is going to vault, Oklahoma is on a bye.

Ashleigh Gnat UB LSU -  glide KCHS,  jump to HB,  giant 1/1,  DLO dismount. 9.725

Myia Hambrick LSU UB - toe shoot,  full in dismount. 9.85

FTY from Nicky McNair of Stanford.

Malory Rose Washington BB - jump split mount, sw + spl, cat leap, aerial cartwheel to  1/1 twist

Clean FTY from Taylor RIce on Stanford

Dani McNair Stanford - FTY

Haley Burelson BB Wash - nice aerial to full dismount (stupid feed keeps cutting in and out).

Jessica Savona LSU UB - , jaeger, shaposh, bail,  tkatchev,  DLO

Lexie Priessman, UB LSU - tkatchev + pak, feed cut out and it's gone.

Sarah Finnegan LSU UB toe shoot to HB,  DLO stuck. 9.9

Shae Zamaradi UB LSU - shaposh + pak,  giant 1/1 tkatchev,  double arabian dismount. 9.9

Washington, Aerial + LOSO, beat + spl + straddle side,

Other Washington Girl whose name I don't know - BHS BHS + LOSO,  straddle  cross+ side straddle, 1/1 turn,

Allison Northey BB Washington  -  1/1 turn,  sw + straddle 3/4, BHS +LOSO small balance check,  front kick over + beat jump,  round off + 1 & 1/2 dismount. Nice routine.

Onto Rotation Three - So much fun. LSU is on beam, Washington is on floor, Oklahoma is on Bars, so Missouri is on Vault and Stanford is on a bye.

Ok, time for some score update courtesy of Twitter:
97.45 Stanford
97.65 Missouri98.4 Washington
Damn, Washington you go Washington!
Ali Jackson UB OU -  jump to HB, piked jaeger,  bail, full in dismount, nice routine.

Erin Macadaeg is leading off LSU on beam -  1/1 turn, balance break,  sw + sw 1/2 nice flexibility,  fro aierial + straddle,  BHS + BHS + LOSO - pretty big wobble, but she holds it, gainer 1/1 dismount.

Nicole Lehrmann OU UB - full in dismount. Nice.

Chayse Capps UB - Jump to HB, giant 1/1 + tkatchev,  bail,  full in dismount,

Shae Zamardi LSU - missed most of the routine, but she has pretty lines.

Haley Scaman UB OU - jump hecht,  giant 1/1 + pike jaeger, super high, bail, stuck full in

Sydney ewing LSU BB - BHS + BHS _ lOSO = Sw + wolf, sissone + gainer  lso 1/1 dismount

Keeley Kmeeciack ray, bail,  full in, steps forward.

Mackenzie Wofford OU - straddle jaeger,

Finney BB - falls off on triple wolf spin,  BHS + LOSO sw + sw 1/2,  side somi,

Gnat- sw  straddle  side, BHS + LOSO round off 2/1 twist. 9.925

Allison Northery FX Washington -  double pike, clean, and the feed sucks so hard and I missed most of her routine. Hmmph!

Rotation four - OU will go to beam, LSU will go to floor, Washington will go to vault, Stanford on bars and Missouri will be on a bye.

Sidney Ewing FX LSU - 9.85

Keeley Kmeeciak OU BB -  wolf jump,  BHS + LOSO,

Joselyn Goings Washington VT - NICE FTY.

Liddle VT Washington -  HS pike front.  step fwd.

Myia Hambirck FX LSU 2 1/2 twist,  sw 1/1 = wolf 1/2. double pike. ro 1 & 1/2

Allison Northey VT -  FTY clean small hop. Love her.

Sarah Finnegan FX -  1 1/2 + 2 1/2,  double back.  front tuck, memmel 1/1 turn, nice flexibility,  sw ring, double pike to finish. Go Sarah!

Kara Lovan BB OU -  sw + straddle,  1/1 turn wobble,  fro aieral + bhs, beat jump,  LOSO,  gainer 1/1 small hop

Chayse Capps OU BB -  stag jump,  BHS + LOSO, glorious,  1/1 turn,  fro aieral small balance check, sw + and it's gone.

Sooners are going to finish on floor, LSU goes to vault, Stanford to beam and Missouri to bars, Washington on a bye.

Washington has finished with a HUGE 196.175. They beat their score at Denver last week, by like, 2 points, hells yeah!

Keeley Kmeeciak DOuble pike, ro lay + fro 1/1,  sw 1/4 + wolf 1/1, huge double tuck. Nice routine.

FTY from Macadaeg LSU,

Nicky McNair Stanford side somi,  fro aieral,

Sid Ewing y 1 1/2.
Sarah Finnegan VT LSU -  FTY - hop back. Good form.

Natalie Brown OU FX - FHS fro 2/1, tour jete + popa,  fhs + rudi,

Myia Hambrick VT LSU - Stuck FTY.

Chayse Capps OU FX -  double pike, overroated,  fhs +fro 1/1, fro lay, sw 1/4 + popa,  FHS,

Ashleigh Gnat lSU VT - DTY. 10.00

Ivana Hong BB Stanford -  press HS MT,  Onodi + bhs, beautiful, gainer pike dismount.

Charity Jones OU FX - double pike to face plant dance.

Ebee Price BB Stanford - 1/1 turn,  sw + split jump,  round off double pike dismount, stuck. Ebee finishes with a 39.6 all-around total.

Haley Scaman FX -FHS + rudi + LOSO, sw 1/4 + popa,  double back. good landing.

So Oklahoma won with a 197.5,

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