The young Cambridge-Isanti gymnasts, competing without three of their top four scorers, placed 6th with a 134.95 total at the Dec. 17 St. Cloud Tech Invite. The host Tigers and Perham tied for the meet title with 142.1 points.
Seventh-grader Tayla Fletcher was the lone Jacket varsity member to stay on the Beam, leading the team with an 8.65. She also scored an 8.8 on the Floor and 8.5 on the Vault. Senior Emily Stewart was injured on her Beam dismount and could not continue competing.
More leading C-I scorers were Kasey Bruss (8.95 on the Floor), Jessica Christenson (8.8 on the Vault) and Morgan Smith (8.6 on the Vault).
C-I beats Knights in M-8
The Bluejackets began 1-0 in the Mississippi 8 Gymnastics standings with the 136.8-121.6 road victory Dec. 15. Senior Emily Stewart had a huge night leading Cambridge-Isanti with top scores in all four events (9.55 Vault, 9.3 Bars, 9.2 Beam, 9.35 Floor).