Streaks’ Dallas Sets Vault Record
SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Springs High School gymnastics ended their dual meet season a perfect 6-0 with a win over Bethlehem 176.05 -155.60 on Tuesday night. With this victory, the Blue Streaks won the 2017-2018 Suburban Council gymnastics title.
Saratoga was led by freshman Ava Dallas who broke the longstanding Section 2 vault record of 9.325 with a score of 9.40. In addition to winning the vault, Dallas also won the floor exercise with a score of 9.50 and took first place in the all-around with a score of 37.10. Saratoga’s Sophia Damiano was second in the all-around with a score 36.65. Damiano also won the uneven bars with a score of 9.15 and the balance beam with a score of 9.40. Taking third in the all-around was Saratoga’s Laura Eberlein with a score of 34.90. Fourth place in the all-around went to Bethlehem’s Allison Gray with a score of 33.05.
With the dual meet season over, Saratoga’s focus now shifts to Sectionals and the State Championships. On February 14th, Saratoga will compete at the Section 2 Gymnastics Championships at Shaker High School against Shaker, Guilderland and Bethlehem. Saratoga gymnastics is looking to extend their 16-year win streak at the Sectional Meet. For the Section 2 gymnasts who qualify, they will compete at the New York State Championship meet in Cold Spring Harbor on March 3rd.
For more information, contact Deb Smarro (email@example.com) or assistant coach Tiffany Hogben (firstname.lastname@example.org).