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Utah @ Arizona Quasi Live Blog

So I lied, I said I wasn't going to do any more live blogging tonight, but I changed my mind.

I'm starting this meet late so, I'm not "live" live, but who cares. That's why this is a "quasi" live blog. We're going from the SEC to the PAC12 with Utah at Arizona.

Refresh the page every five to ten minutes for all the updates!

First rotation, Utah will start on bars and the home team, Arizona is on vault! Let's get started.

Maddi Leydin leads off vault for Arizona - FTY, chest a bit down on the landing, hops to the side, but good height. 9.75

Tiffani Lewis leads off bars for Utah -  giant full + tkatchev, nice air,  bail, bit short on the last HS, sticks DLO dismount.  9.85

Courtney Cowles VT AZ -  FTY, lots of height, hops to the side on landing, but another good vault. 9.8

Makenna Merrill-Giles UB -  toe on + deltchev,  bail, toe circle,  stalder + double back, slight hop back, but a solid routine. Form is much improved this year compared to her freshman and sophomore year 9.85

Lauryn Mattson VT - y 1/2, arms a bit bent on entry, small step forward. 9.8

Missy Reinstadtlder UB giant 1/2 + jaeger, toes perfect, bail,  gorgeous last HS, small step back on full in dismount.9.85

Maddy Cindric VT AZ - good amplitude, knees a bit soft, but solid landing. 9.8

Kari Lee UB UT -  straddle hecht mt, blind change + pike jaeger, nice air  + bail,  blind change + giant 1/2 + double back stuck.9.9

Payton Bellows VT AZ - Stuck her yurchenko 1 1/2, knees a bit soft, but good height and distance.  9.95

Kim Tessen UB -  eagel grip giant + front pike jaeger, bail, quick full in, small foot shuffle. 9.825

Heather Swanson anchors vault for Arizona -  big amplitude on her y full, nice form, solid landing.

MyKayla Skinner anchors bars for Utah - toe on shap + bail, leg seps on the shap  over arches hs,  toe shoot to HB, full in, slight foot shuffle 9.85

Scores after the first rotation
Utah bars 49.300
Arizona vault 49.175

2nd rotation - Arizona is on bars and Utah is on vault. The ole' second rotation swticheroo.

The teal ribbons are in the hair again this week.

Missy Reinstadtler leads off vault for Utah - FTY, beautiful ampltude, gorgeous. Small hop 9.85

Kennady Schneider leads off bars for Arizona -  toe on  + gienger, nice form, bail,  DLO, small step. Solid lead off routine. 9.725

Kari Lee VT - HUGE FTY, great form, flares out at the end and sticks. 9.9

Leydin UB -  jump to HB,  toe on  + pak, leg seps,  switch kip, Khorkina - that's not something you see everyday in NCAA or elite, giant full + double back. 9.85

Tiffani Lewis VT - FTY, chest a bit down on landing, but still has good amplitude and height. 9.775

Haylie Hendrickson UB -  giant 1/2 + jaeger, gorgeous + bail,  DLO, a bit piked on the 2nd flip, steps back on landing. 9.825

Tessen VT - Y 1 1/2,  bit short, small hop back. 9.825

Cindric UB -  jump KCHS,  blind change + jaeger, beautiful,  bail,  good leg form nice last HS, blind change + double, front, small bounce, knees locked a bit 9.85

MMG VT - Y 1 1/2, nice amplitude, stick, some soft knees. 9.95

Danielle Spencer UB AZ - hecht to HB, good hs, gienger, so high, bail,  toe circle, good handstands. DLO, small hop on the landing. 9.775

Skinner VT - DTY, huge amplitude, some flexed feet, small hop 9.9

Christina Berg UB AZ -  giant 1/2 + pike jaeger, nice air, bail shoot-over,  full in, perfect landing, great form, amplitude. Solid anchoring routine from Arizona. 9.9

Third rotation - Utah is on floor while Arizona is on beam.

Utah got 49.375 on vault, giving them 98.675
Arizona got 49.20 on bars, giving them 98.375

Schneider BB - side split mount,  full turn, front toss, small wobble,  sw + spl,  another front toss, another balance check, beat jump + sheep jump, front full dismount. 9.35

Lewis FX -  clean double pike, big air,  front full + front lay,  sw side + spl full,  double back, huge. Flash that U! 9.8

Leydin BB 0  wolf full, bit of a balance check, sw + spl,  BHS + LOSO bal check,  hitch kick + side somi, pike jump + back tuck, side aerial + 1/1 tiwst 9.75

Macey Roberts FX -  double pike, very clean,  fro lay + rudi,  sw side + wolf jump,  1 1/2 + fro 1/2 + double stag jump. 9.825

Victoria Ortiz BB -  BHS + LOSO, falls, full sw + beat jump, + sheep jump,  cat leap + side aerial + 1/1 twist. step back. 9.1

Reinstadtler FX -  double back, so clean and beautiful,  sw ring + tour jete 1/1,  1 1/2 + front lay,  double pike, perfectly controlled landing. 9.875

Cowles BB -  front aerial + spl jump,  full turn,  BHS + LOSO, small balance check, knees a bit soft on the LOSO, sw + spl, front gainer full, small hop. 9.725

Sydney Soloski FX -  1/1 attitude turn,  huge DLO, perfect landing,  cat leap  + sw 1/2,  2/1 twist,  front aerial,  1 1/2 + front lay, 9.9

Hendrikson BB -  beat jump + spl 3/4,  BHS + LOSO,  solid,  sw + spl 1/2,  side aerial, chest a bit down,  gainer full dismount, stuck. 9.825

MMG FX -  pike full in, solid, just staus in bounds, sw ring + sw 1/2,  1 & 1/2 + front lay + front pike,  rudi + straddle jump. Solid routine. Flashing the U 9.925

Cindric BB -  BHS + LOSO,  full turn,  side aerial, small balance check, but covers well,  spl + double stag ring,  gainer pike, stuck. 9.875

Skiner FX -  L jump full,  double double, huge,  cat leap + tour jete 1/2,  1 1/2 + double full,  random front tuck for funsies,  full in, chest a bit down on landing, but still a good routine. 9.9

Utah 49..425, 3 event total 148.150
Arizona 48.525, 3 event total 146.900

Final rotation switcheroo, Utah is on beam and Arizona is on floor.

Maddy Stover leads off beam for Utah -  front aerial + BHS,  full turn, slight balance check,  beat jump + split ring jump,  front toss,  sw + spl, cartwheel + gainer full, solid. 9.875

Leydin leads off floor for Arizona -  front tuck + double back,  kind leans back, spl + popa,  cat leap full, double pike.9.8

MMG BB -  sw + spl, solid,  BHS + BHS + LOSO,  front aerial + beat jump,  full turn,  round off + 2/1 twist dismount, stuck cold. 9.9

Berg FX -  double pike, sw +spl full + wolf 1/2,  fro 1/1 + fro pike,  FHS + rudi + spl jump. Some splits a bit under 180 9.825

Alexia Burch BB Utah - chest stand MT, full turn,  BHS + LOSO, beautiful, cat leap + front aerial + beat jump,  sw + sw side,  round off + 1 1/2, went up on her toes, but didn't move. 9.9

Cindric FX -  nice scale,  big double pike,  1 1/2 + front lay, sw + wolf full + wolf 1/2, clean double back, landing stuck cold. 9.875

U of A! U of A! U of A!

Kari Lee BB -  BHS + LOSO,  beat jump + side aerial,  switch leap + straddle 1/4,  round off + double full dismount. 9.925

Bellows FX -  double back, nice height,  fro lay + fro 1/1,  double turn,  switch ring + wolf hop full,  clean double pike to end. 9.875

Reinstadtler BB -  front aerial + split jump,  BHS + LOSO, beautiful,  gorgeous scale,  full turn, small balance check, over did it,  sw  + straddle 1/4,  cartwheel + gainer full. 9.8

Mattson FX -  double pike, lots of power, takes a big step back,  1 1/2 step out + front lay,  sw side + popa,  clean double back to end. 9.925

Skinner anchors beam for Utah - BHS + LOSO, nice form, much improced, side aerial + sol jump,  l turn full, big break,  sw  + straddle + back tuck,  round off + double back, step back on landing.

Schneider anchors floor for Arizona and closes the meet -  double pike, lots of height,  front lay + front full,  illusion turn, sw side + popa, great amplitude and split positions,  clean double back to end.  Brava Kennady, Brava!

Final Scores -
Utah 197.550, beam 49.400
Arizona 196.325, the match Utah's floor score of 49.425.

Great meet, great gymnastics great fun. Come back tomorrow at 1 p.m. MT for some Big 10 action with Michigan at Nebraska.

Good night everyone!


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