On Wednesday, Jan. 09. the varsity
Going into the first round, the team was the 4th team in the lineup. Doing some last minute practice before taking the mat, the team soon found that they were ready for the challenge. “I think that we could have gotten a higher score. We really just need to work on hitting our moves harder and sharper. With that I think we would have
Going into round two, the team was slightly worried due to having to make some changes prior to the competition. Going 4th in round two made the team feel slightly better due to having some review time. Within that time, the team found that they were confident and were ready to take the mat. Getting in the lineup and waiting to be announced, other teams gathered around to make a tunnel for the girls to run through. “This definitely brought up my confidence for sure,” junior Hannah Krussell said. As the team was announced onto the mat, they took their places and kept smiling strong. Once round two was completed, the team felt strongly about what they had just completed. The score for the second round was 121.12.
Preparing themselves for round three, the team felt like they were struggling and were growing nervous. Once again performing 4th, the team took time before they performed, to work hard together on their weak spots and polish up some finalizing touches. “I was very
As the competition came to a close and scores were announced, the team found out that they had taken third place in their division. The team’s final score was 509.62. Although the score could be better, this was a better score than other teams have obtained on their first competition. Finishing strong and gaining experience, the team is ready to take on the challenge of their next competition in Marion Michigan on Wednesday, Jan. 16.