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Crawford headlines win over North Dakota teams

Senior Kristi Hoppert competes on the vault during Thursday's meet.

Not only is the Detroit Lakes gymnastics team off to a killer start, the Lakers are now breaking records.

Junior Amy Crawford set a new DLHS beam record Thursday evening inside the Flyers Gymnastics facility with her 9.7 score, which netter her a first place in the triangular with Jamestown and Valley City, N.D.

The junior also took first on bars with a 9.65 and the top all-around score with a 37.55, as the Lakers won the meet with a score of 145.9.

Natalie Hoffert led the way on floor with a 9.4, while senior Kristi Hoppert took top honors on vault with a 9.475.

The Lakers are on a roll, after scoring at least a 143 or better in their first three meets of the season.

Their next test Friday at home against Park Rapids, starting at 6 p.m.

Laker results

Jamestown and Valley City, N.D.

at Detroit Lakes, Thursday, Dec. 10.

Lakers 145.9

Jamestown 137.225

Valley City 59.45

DL event results -- Floor: 1. Natalie Hoffert 9.4; 2. Jessica Stelter 9.35; 3. Kristi Hoppert 9.0; 5. Amy Crawford 8.8; 6. Kyley Foster 8.775...Beam: 1. Amy Crawford 9.7 (DLHS record); 3. Hoppert 8.9; T-6. Foster and Hoffert 8.55...Bars: 1. Crawford 9.65; 2. Hoffert 9.05; 3. Hoppert 8.95; 4. Stelter 8.75...Vault: 1. Hoppert 9.475; 2. Stelter 9.45; 3. Crawford 9.4; 6. Hoffert 8.95...All-around: 1. Crawford 37.55; 2. Hoppert 36.325; 3. Stelter 35.975; 4. Hoffert 35.95.