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Auburn @ LSU Live Blog

It's a Tiger-rific match-up today between Auburn and LSU.

Expect tons of tiger puns today. And it's the meet that will determine the regular season SEC championship. Or its been determined already or something. I can't keep up.

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Rotation 1

Sarah Finnegan vault LSU - FTY, big height, hop on the landing but her form is perfect as always. 9.825

Drew Watson UB Auburn -  good 1st hs, nice ray,  good handstand on bail,  bit short on the last HS, full in, step back. 9.775

Julianna Cannamela VT LSU -  y 1 1/2, bit short and takes a big step back. 9.825

Kendal Moss Auburn UB - nice clear hip to gienger,  good on final hs position,  DLO, step forward. 9.8

Ruby Harold VT LSU -  Y 1 1/2, good height and distance, landed bit lock - kneed, step forward. 9875

Taylor Krippner Aub UB - good handstands, overarches one handstand, really high in the tkatchev, 9.65

Sarah Edwards VT LSU - sits down her yurchenko 1 1/2. 9.3

Gracie Day Auburn UB -  hecht to hb, blind change to jaeger, very nice, blind change to double front half. 9.825

Myia Hambrick VT LSU -  Y 1 1/2, very nice in the air, just a small hop on the landing. 9.9

Samantha Cerio Auburn UB - looses form on clear hip to handstand,  good on final HS, giant full to double back, step back.9.7

Kennedi Edney VT LSU -  y 1 1/2, very nice in the air, lots of height and distance, just hop on the landing. 9.9

Abby Milliet UB Auburn toe on + ray, beautiful height, pak, small leg seps,  bit short on the last HS,  sticks double back dismount. 9.875

Scores after 1st rotation -
LSU vault - 49.325
Auburn bars - 48.975

2nd rotation -

Katie Becker VT Auburn -  FTY, chest a bit down on landing, step back. WTF - judge didn't see the vault again?

Sami Durante UB LSU -  good first hs position, blind change to jaeger, beautiful, pak,  solid in final hs, but hops on full in dismount. 9.85

A'Miracal Phillips VT AUB -  FTY, big step on the landing but good amplitude and body position 9.825

Hambrick UB LSU - beautiful ray,  solid on her handstands, full is on top of the bar, bail, stuck the full in.  She get's the stick crown 9.95

Krippner VT Aub - FTY to the college :stick." 9.825

Harold UB LSU - over arches HS on zuchold,  finishes with her stuck double front. 9.8

Watson VT AUB - y 1 1/2, big step on landing, good amplitude. 9.85

Edney UB LSU -  big hindorff,  good handstand on her bail,  solid on her final hs, stuck the DLO cold. 9.975

Gracie Day AUB VT -  y 1 1/2, big step, knees bent in the air. 9.825

Lexie Priessman UB LSU -  huge tkatchev,  almost a bit over arched on hs on low bar, pikes her DLO and hops on the landing. 9.85

Jada Glenn VT AUB -  y 1 1/2, big step,

Finnegan UB LSU, beautiful ray,  perfect toes on her handstands, bit close on toe shoot to HB, perfect DLO and stuck. 9.925

Becker is redoing her vault - almost stuck the FTY this time, much better in the air.  So,  I guess the judge's view was obstructed. HOW????? 9.825

Scores after 2 rotations -
LSU 98.875, bars 49.550
Auburn 98.15, vault 49.175

3rd rotation-

Erin Macadaeg BB LSU -  full turn, solid,  sw + sw 1/2 + beat jump, perfect in her split positions, front aerial,  BHS + LOSO, solid,  gainer full, perfectly stuck. 9.95

Ashley Smith AUB FX -  clean double pike,  switch side to popa, solid,  1 1/2 + front lay + shushunova,  clean double tuck to end.  Solid opening routine.9.8

Hambrick BB LSU -  L turn 1/1,  hitch kick to side aerial, split + split 3/4,  BHS + LOSO, slightly off balance but stays on,  stuck the round off double full dismount. 9.875

Glenn Aub FX - big double pike, bit under 180 in her split position on her leaps, 1 1/2 to front lay, sits it down,  mis-timed it, double back solid landing. 9.0

Edney BB LSU -  front aerial + split jump, bit under 180 on that split position, BHS + LOSO, solid,  sw + straddle 1/4,  full turn,  front toss,  round off + 1 1/2, perfect landing. Stick crown is being passed around freely at this point 9.925

Watson FX AUB - clean double pike to open,  sw side to popa,  double back, solid,  1 1/2 to front lay, solid. 9.85

Christina Desiderio BB LSU  -  front aerial to sissone, lovely, bhs + loso,  sw + sw 1/2, gainer full dismount, solid. 9.925

Emma Slappey AUB FX -  front lay to rudi opening pass,  tour jete + split jump full,  clean double pike,  double back, solid.

Reagan Campbell BB LSU - beautiful press handstand mount, fro aerial + BHS, back tuck, solid, sw + sw 1/2, bit of a balance check,  round off + 2/1 dismount. 9.825

Day FX AUB - huge double arabian opening pass,  wolf hop full, split 1/2,  FHS + front full + front lay + stag jump,  clean double tuck to end. Solid. 9.875

Finnegan BB LSU -  wolf turn full, beautiful,  BHS + LOSO, balance check,  sw + sw 1/2, perfect split position,  side somi,  floats in the air,  side aerial to back full.

Milliet FX AUB -  front lay to front full to front lay, beautiful,  sw ring to tour jete - bit under rotated, chest down on her second pass,  1 1/2 to front lay, 9.775

Scores after 3 rotations -
LSU 148.400, beam 49.525
Auburn 147.275, floor 49.125

Jay Clark is fixing the floor and Bart Conner is laughing saying it's been an "odd" day for gymnastics. It's always odd these days.

4th Rotation -

Allie Riddle AUB BB -  bhs + loso, big balance check, full turn,  sw + straddle 1/4,  cat leap + side aerial + tuck back full. 9.275

Ashlyn Kirby FX LSU -  sw side to popa, great,  front lay + rudi, great,  clean open double back, chest  a bit down,  front hs to front lay + front full, solid opening routine. 9.825

Cerio BB AUB - beautiful press hs mount,  BHS + LOSO, bit of a balance check, bit under rotated,  sw 1/2, flexed feet the air,  front full dismount. 9.775

Desiderio FX LSU -  beautiful huge double layout, lands easily, front tuck to double back, big step on landing,  sw ring + tour jete 1/1, nice split position on her leaps,  double pike, chest a bit down on landing. 9.875

Meredith Sylvia AUB BB -  side aerial, front aerial to back handspring,  split + sheep jump, split position a bit under 180, cartwheel to gainer full. 9.775

Cannemela FX LSU -  clean double pike to open,  1 1/2 to front lay, bit flat on the front lay, clean double back to end. 9.85

Slappey BB AUB -  BHS + LOSO, looked off from the beginning and fell,  sw 1/2, split position under 180  sw + splits, side aerial + back full. 9.225

Edney FX LSU -  huge double arabian, nice open tuck position,  1 1/2 to front lay, beautiful amplitude,  sw ring + tour jete full, double back stuck cold. 9.975

Milliet BB AUB - full turn,  falls on her series,  beautiful back walkover, split + sheep jump, nice split position, step on dismount landing. 9.225

Edney gets the stick crown and waves to her loyal subjects.

Finnegan FX LSU -  1 1/2 step out + 2 1/2, beautiful, perfect double tuck,  front tuck, toes are beautiful, sw ring to tour jete 1/2, beautiful, perfect double pike. That should be a 10. If the judges don't give her a 10, I will riot. 10... YAAAASSSS QUEEN!!!!!!!!!!!!! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Krippner BB AUB - cat leap + front aerial + beat jump,  sw to split jump, slow on the connection,  BHS + LOSO, small balance check but covered with dance,  round off + 1 1/2 to college "stick" 9.85

Hambrick FX LSU -  double lay, pikes the second flip, but it's not terrible,  still laid out,  just get's huge lift on the 2 1/2 twist,  small step on the front tuck, tour jete + wolf full,  clean double pike. 10!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LSU is the SEC regular season champion for the second year in a row.  BAM.

Final Scores -
LSU 198.100, floor 49.700
Auburn 195.625, beam 48.350

That's all for me today! Come back next week for more gymnastics live blogging!


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