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Utah @ Washington Live Blog

Happy Saturday Everyone! I'm back for more NCAA gymnastics live blogging with Utah at Washington.

This is Washington's first home meet of the year and Utah is still looking to...  still be super dominant. (I just woke up from a cat nap, brain needs to wake up)

Refresh the page every five minutes or so for all the awesome deets!

Per the broadcast - Joslyn Goings is going to be competing all-around for Washington.  She's a super talented player for Washington, so I'm looking forward to seeing her in the all-around.

First rotation - Washington, the home team will be on vault, Utah is on bars.

Kristyn Hoffa leads off Washington on vault -  FTY, step back on landing, I think her arms were bent on the horse 9.75

Makenna Merrill will lead off bars for Utah -  jump to HC KCHS -toe on, deltcehv, bail, giant 1/1 + double back. Stuck 9.825

Haley Roy VT Wash - Tsuk 1/2, big step forward, lots of amplitude 9.7

Missy Reinstadtler UB Utah -  toe on 1/2 + jaeger, bail,  full in dismount, small step 9.85

Joslyn Goings VT Wash -  FTY, stuck. Solid vault. Nice clean form. 9.825

MyKayla Skinner UB Utah -  Maloney + bail, toe on,  toe on + full in, small hop 9.85

Monica Reily VT Wash - yurchenko 1/2, step forward, nice air, clean form. 9.775

Kari Lee Utah UB -  giant 1/2 + pike jaeger + bail, nice lines, legs glued together, full in, hop on landing. 9.85

Alex Yacalis Wash VT =  FTY, smallish hop, nice air, open and flared in the air. 9.8

Tiffani Lewis UB Utah -  jump to HB, KCHS, giant 1/1 + tkatchev,  bail, DLO, small hop 9.9

Hailey Burleson VT Wash - FTY, beautiful in the air, small hop on landing. 9.775

Baely Rowe UB Utah -  giant 1/1 + tkatchev,  bail,  step down toe on, DLO, stuck. 9.925

Scores after 1 rotation
Utah Bars 49.375
Washington Vault 48.925

Second rotation - Washington is on bars, Utah is on vault. Look out for MyKayla's DTY on vault and look for Hailey Burleson on bars.

Baely Rowe will lead off vault for Utah - FTY, nice and clean, small hop on the landing. 9.775

Monica Reily UB Wash - KCHS ,toe on + maloney + bail, DLO, beautiful height and form, stuck landing 9.75

Erika Muhaw Utah VT - Nice to see her in the line-ups - FTY, very powerful, piked a bit in the air, hop on the landing. 9.75

Maya Washington UB Wash -  clear hip + gienger,  bail, full in, step back on the landing. Gorgeous routine 9.8

Macey Roberts VT Utah - FTY, big hop to the side, nice and high, piked on landing. 9.8

Joslyn Goings UB Wash - jump to HBS KCHS, giant 1/2 + jaeger, gorgeous giant 1/2 + straddle back,  over arched a handstand, saves it, full in, step on landing 9.45

Kari Lee VT Utah -  FTY, nice height, slide back on landing. 9.8

Hailey Burleson UB Wash -  giant 1/2 + tkatchev,  bail,  nice handstands, giant 1/1 + double back, small hop. Fabulous, she picked the line-up back up from Goings' mistake. 9.775

Tiffani Lewis VT Utah -  FTY, nice height, small hop 9.875

Michaela Nelson  giant 1/2 + jaeger, Pak,  stalder + double back, stuck, 9.75

MyKayla Skinner VT Utah - DTY, her usual, big height, hop on landing. 9.875

Kaitlyn Duranczyk UB Wash -  jump to HB jaeger + bail, DLO, small step back. 9.85

Halftime! But on this halftime, we don't have dancing sharks as far as I know.

Scores after 2 rotations
Utah vault 49.125, 2 event total 98.500
Washington bars 48.925, 2 event total 97.85

Third rotation - Utah will be on floor, Washington will be on beam

Monica Riley leads off beam for Washington -  BHS + LOSO, small balance check, 1/1 turn,  sw + straddley 1/4, spl jump + loso,  round off + 1 1/2 almost stuck

Macey Roberts FX Utah -  double pike, nicely landed,  fro lay + rudi,  sw side + wolf 1/1,  front lay + fro 1/2 + stag jump 9.8

Maya Washington BB Wash -  BHS + LOSO, solid pass,  side aerial, very confident, sw side + straddle, front 1/1 dismount, step to the side 9.8

Makenna Merrill FX Utah -  front HS + fro 1/1 + front tuck,  sw ring + sw 1/2,  2 1/2 + front tuck,  FHS + rudi, landed well ( thought her take off looked slightly wonky, but maybe I'm seeing things). 9.85

Zoey Schaefer BB Wash -  fro aerial, small wobble, BHS + LOSO,  1/1 turn,  sp + double stag ring,  round off + 1 1/2, stuck. BOOM! 9.9

Tiffani Lewis FX Utah -double pike,  FHS + fro lay + Rudi, Sw side + popa,  double back, solid.  So much amplitude and height on that tumbling 9.8

Janae Janik BB Wash -  fro aerial, big wobble, tries to save it and just tipped too far in the other direction, Fro aerial + BHS sw + beat jump,  1/1 turn, small balance check,   side aerial,  gainer pike, stuck. 9.325

Missy Reinstadtler FX Utah -  double back, takes a few steps out,  sw ring + tour jete,  double pike. (I missed part of that routine because I have my two dogs in my face). 9.8

Joslyn Goings BB Wash - nice scale,  BHS + BHS + LOSO,  beat jump + straddle 1/4,  1/1 turn,  gainer LOSO, solid,  gainer 1/1 dismount, solid! That was her redemption after her bars snafu. 9.9

Baely Rowe with her Prince floor routine for Utah -  double pike, stuck cold,  tour jete 1/1/,  2/1 + LOSO, Baely parties like it's 1999 with a 1 & 1 /2 to front lay to finish. 9.9

Hailey Burleson BB Washington -  front aerial + BHS, solid, sissone,  straddle + straddle 1/4,  side aerial + 1/1 dismount, stuck. 9.9

MyKayla Skinner finishes Utah's rotation on floor -  1/1 L jump,  double double,  tour jete,  front tuck,  1 1/2 step out + 2/1 twist, full in 9.925

Scores after 3 rotations -
Utah floor 49.275, 3 event total 147.775
Washington beam 49.250, 2 event total 147.100

Final rotation - Utah is on beam, Washington is on floor

Makenna Merrill leads off beam for Utah -  squat through mount,  sw + spl,  BHS + BHS +LOSO,   front aerial,  1/1 turn, round off + 1 1/2, big hop and sat down low 9.825

Zoey Schaefer Washington floor lead off -  double tuck, front lay, switch ring, tour jete,  double pike. 9.85

Missy Reinstadtler BB Utah -  front aerial  + BHS,  sw + straddle 1/4,  1/1 turn, beautiful scale,  cartwheel + gainer 1/1 9.825

Joslyn Goings FX Wash -  double pike, steps out,  fro lay + fro 1/1,  sw side + popa,  double back, very clean 9.75

MyKayla Skinner BB Utah -  BHS + LOSO,  side aerial + sissone,  sw + spl,  1/1 L turn,  straddle + back tuck, round off + double back, stuck cold. 9.925

Kaitlyn Duranczyk FX Washington -  front tuck + double pike,  sw side + straddle + popa,  double back,  some hair-ography to finish her routine. 9.825

Maddy Stover BB Utah -  1/1 turn,  front aerial -small balance check,  sw + straddle,  spl ring and another balance check, front tuck + bhs, Gainer 1/1 dismount. Not the solid confident routine we usually see from her. 9.775

Alex Yacalis FX Wash -  full in, ginormous!  1 1/2 + fro lay,  sw + wolf + tuck 1/1 jump,  double tuck, chest down on landing, took a bunch of steps. :( 9.425

Kari Lee BB Utah - her mount is awesome, 1/1 turn,  BHS + LOSO,  sw + side straddle,  beat jump + side aerial,  round off + 2/1 dismount. 9.9

Kristyn Hoffa FX Wash -  double pike,  fro lay + fro 1/1,  tour jete + wolf 1/2,  double back, finishes strong. 9.9

Baely Rowe anchoring beam for Utah - shoulder stand mount,  sw + side straddle,  BHS+ BHS + LOSO,  1/1 turn, Ah yes, the moonwalk it's basically a skill at this point, round off + 1 1/2 dismount, stuck. 9.9

Hailey Burleson anchors floor for Washington - double pike to open,  sw ring + wolf hop 1/1,  1 1/2 + front lay,  she has beautiful flexibility, 2 1/2 to finish, solid landing 9.825

Solid score for Burleson means Washington can drop Goings's 9.425, yes!

Final scores -
Utah beam 49.375, total 197.150
Washington floor 49.150, 196.250

Happy to see Washington get a score over 195! Definitely want to see them grow and get better throughout the season. Huge improvement from last weekend where they had to count a fall on a couple events. They didn't count a single fall tonight!

Utah, is Utah and they're solid as always, they've been super consistent, staying in that low 197 range for the past 4 weeks.  Consistency will be a big asset for them this year, for sure.

That's all for me right now.  Join me later for more live blogging.


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