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More Pac-12 this afternoon with UCLA at Cal.

Last weekend, UCLA hosted Oklahoma in the feel good meet of the year, with tons of tens being thrown about like they were candy and a tearful tribute to survivors of sexual abuse with a big group hug.

This week is going to be about hitting the magical scores to solidify the rankings with RQS. UCLA being ranked # 4 right now will want to break that 198 plus after being oh-so-close last weekend. Cal is looking to move up from the 29th spot and secure a ranking that will allow them to move up in the rankings.

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First rotation - Cal will be on vault as the home team and the visitors, UCLA will be on bars.

Rachel Mastrangenlo leads off Cal on vault - FTY,  good landing, but piked in the air a bit, not a lot of height.  9.825

Nia Dennis UB UCLA -  shap + bail, nice HS positions, stuck her double lay dismount. 9.9

Cassidy Keelan VT Cal - another solid FTY, piked down a bit on landing, a bit high on the table. 9.85

Katelyn Ohashi UBU UCLA - tkatchev is a little less WoGA-tchev - y,  but caught a bit close, good final hS 9.85

Sylvie Seilnacht CAL VT - FTY, good landing, just a small hop.

Janay Honest UB UCLA -  tkatchev, lots of amplitude, blind change + straddle back, solid,  bit short oh that last HS, full in, small step on the landing. 9.85

Kyana George VT Cal -  FTY - beautiful, nice height, distance, and good landing. 9.9

Savannah Kooyman UB UCLA -  shap  + pak, leg seps on releases, catches pak a bit close, full in, bit cowboyed on last flip, but stuck landing. 9.875

Arianna Robinson Cal VT  - FHS front pike, lots of height, big hop on the landing. 9.875

Peng Peng Lee UB UCLA -  ray beautiful,  bhardwaj is on point connects to shap 1/2, good handstands, small slide on DLO, but solid overall.  9.95

Toni Ann Williams VT Cal - FTY, very powerful, so much height, stuck the landing cold. 9.925

Kyla Ross UCLA UB -  KCHS , shap + bail,  + toe shoot to HB, clean, perfect form her her DLO and stuck it. 9.95

Scores after 1st rotation -
UCLA Bars 49.525
Cal vault 49.400

Second rotation switcheroo, UCLA on vault, Cal on bars.

Anna Glenn VT UCLA - FTY, solid, does the college stick, 9.8

Sofie Seinacht UB Cal - pike jaeger, bail, bit of a leg separation the jaeger, stuck dismount 9.85

Pauline Tratz VT UCLA -  FTY, lots of amplitude, her arms may have been bent on entry 9.9

Yuleen Sternberg UB CAl - rya, nice, bail, good final HS, giant full - double back, small hop. 9.825

Dennis VT UCLA - FTY, lots of amplitude and power, bit hop on the landing. 9.825

Williams UB Cal -  hindorff, huge,  bail,  DLO, slightly off on the landing, but holds it. 9.85

Pua Hall VT UCLA - y 1 1/2,  some soft knees, landing stuck 9.95

Alma Kuc Cal UB -  shap  + pak, nice form, legs glued together, hop to the side. 9.9

Felicia Hano VT UCLA - Y 1 1/2, her eye make up is on point, step forward on the landing, but lots of power, amplitude. 9.9

Nina Schank UB Cal - toe shoot to hb, blind change + pike jaeger, beautiful, bail, good HS, lock kneed on dismount, causes a step 9.825

Gracie Kraemer VT UCLA - tucked her yurchenko 1 1/2 instead of laying it out, she gets that around, hop on the landing. 9.85

George UB - tkatchev, bail, good hs, good so far,  toe on, full in, small hop. That's a hit routine and considering her struggles the past couple weeks, she'll take it. 9.825

Scores after 2 rotations
UCLA 98.950, vault 49.425
Cal 98.650, 49.250

It's a tight margin! UCLA is making Cal bring it!

Onto rotation 3 - UCLA is on floor and Cal is on beam.

Chelsea Shu BB Cal -  fro aerial + BHS, slight balance check,  hitchkick + sw 1/2, nicely done. She hit 180 on that switch half! She's the only one allowed to do them. full turn. side aerial to back full, hops when she salutes. 9.825

Kraemer FX UCLA - music issues. The best and brightest minds in the country and they can't fingure out an MP3 or CD, front double full + front tuck. 1 1/2 + front lay,  sw side + popa,  FHS + rudi + straddle jump. Has a slight balance check. 9.875

George BB Cal -  wolf turn double full,  front aerial - back hand spring,  sw + spl + beat jump, solid,  round off + double tuck, big hop on the landing. 9.825

Sonya Meraz FX UCLA -  clean double back,  sw side + popa,  front lay + front full + front tuck,  clean double pike to end. 9.85

Keelen BB Cal -  full turn,  BHS + LOSO, solid,  sw + spl + beat jump,  front aerial + spl jump, very solid,  round off + 1 1/2 dismount, small hop. 9.85

Kooyman FX UCLA -  double pike, chest a bit down on landing, steps forward,  clean double back,  sw side + popa,  1 1/2 + front lay, very clean.  Solid debut for her. 9.825

Alicia Gallarzo BB Cal -  full turn,  front aerial + BHS + LOSO, small balance check, but recovered so, sw +spl _ spl, bit under 180 on a couple of those leaps, round off 1 1/2, stuck the landing. 9.85

Hall FX UCLA -  1 1/2 + double back, solid,  fhs - front full - front pike,  sw 1/2 + wolf full,  back leg needs to be up a bit more on the sw 1/2,  double pike. 9.9

Williams BB CAl -  front tuck + back loso,  sw + spl, nice side splits on the beam, full turn,  gainer pike off the end, sticks it. Another solid routine for Cal. They're on a roll! 9.925

Dennis FX UCLA -  double arabian, bit short, but saves it,  front full + front lay. tour jete + tour jete full,  short on her double back, steps forward. 9.825?

Sofie Seilnacht BB Cal -  full turn,  BHS - LOSO, solid,  beat + double stag ring jump, solid,  sw + spl, is a bit off center but no big balance check,  side aerial + back full, stuck.  BAM!

Tratz FX UCLA -  full in,  went oob, but I didn't see the flag go up?  1 1/2 + front full,  sw ring + tour jete 1/2,  dbl back, random round of + back handspring step out for funsies. 9.725 ( I thought it was 9.825, but apparently, I can't read)

Scores after 3 rotations -
Ooohh it's close!
UCLA 148.225, floor 49.275
Cal 148.000, beam 49.350

Fourth and final rotation, we switch yet again. Cal goes to floor, UCLA is on beam.

Announcement - Kocian in the beam line-up.

Brielle Nguyen BB UCLA - full turn,  front aerial, loso, has a big break on the front aerial and after the LOSO, don't think she's going to get credit for that connection, wasn't quick enough or fluid enoguh for me, spl half, nice, 9.8? Must have given credit for that connection

A Seilnacht Twin (Sofie?) on floor (see UCLA you're not the only school with twins on the roster!), has beautiful leaps,  1 1/2 + front Lay + straddle jump + front tuck,  1 1/2 + front pike 9.825

Dennis BB UCLA -  triple wolf turn,  BHS + LOSO, nice amplitude,  sw + sw 1/2, love her leap positions, side somi,  round off + 1 1/2, good. It's a solid hit routine. 9.875

Robinson FX Cal - double arabian, slide back, was a weee bit short i think.... HER MUSIC IS WONDER WOMAN!!!!!! THAT IS SO AWESOME!!! 1 1/2 + front pike,  huge double pike to end. 9.875

Madison Kocian BB UCLA - sw ring,  front aerial + BHS,  full turn,  sw + sheep jump, solid connection,  round off + 2/1 twist stuck, 9.925

Shu Cal FX -  clean double bback,  double pike,  sw + tour jete 1/2,  1 1/2 + front lay. 9.775

A Glenn Twin (Grace) bb UCLA- love that weird, unique elephant walk, bhs + loso,  sw + sw, beautiful split positions, shows off more flexibility with a gorgeous scale,  dismounts with gainer full.  9.95

George FX CAl -  front hs + front double full,  sw ring + tour jete 1/2,  front tuck + front hs + rudi, slight miss step, but she's ok.  She's beautiful, double back, landing not as controlled as she could be. 9.85

Ohashi BB UCLA - press HS mount,  front aerial, BHS + LOSO, switch ring + beat jump, nice side scale,  BHS + LOSO + back layout full. Love it. 9.95

Sylvie Seilnacht now on floor for Cal - double tuck,  dbl pike, chest was down on landing, sw + sw 1/2,   1 1/2 + front full, knees buckled slightly. 9.825

Meraz BB UCLA -  BHS + LOSO, balance check, holds on,  sw 1/2, nice split position,  sw + straddle 1/4,  full turn,  round off + 1 1/2 to the college stick. 9.825

Williams FX CAL -  huge double layout,  sw side + popa,  front lay + front full,  double pike, lots of amplitude.  That was the Grand Finale of the meet. 9.9

Final Scores-
UCLA 197.750, beam 49.525
Cal 197.225, floor 49.225

That's all for me today!
See you next time! :)

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