No. 1A Detroit Lakes continued to dominate opponents scoring 20 more points than Class AA Moorhead in a gymnastics dual victory at the Minnesota Flyers Gymnasium Thursday, Jan. 31.

Cora Okeson scored 38.1 to win the all around. Teammate Ellie Hultin was the runner-up with a score of 35.7.

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The Lakers recorded the top five scores in three events to solidify the win.

LEXI YLINIEMI
LEXI YLINIEMI

Lexi Yliniemi won a vault with a meet-high score of 9.8, followed by Okeson 9.5, Peyton Jernberg 9.45, Gabby Whitworth 9.425 and Hultin’s 9.3.

Jernberg won on beam with a 9.65, followed by Justine Lawrence 9.45, Jackson Hegg 9.3, and Hultin and Okeson tied for fourth place with matching scores of 9.25.

Okeson swept gold scores on floor exercise and uneven parallel bars.

DL’s top all-arounder scored a 9.7 to lead a DL sweep of the top five scores on the floor with Yliniemi in second scoring 9.625, Hegg and Jernberg with 9.3s and Hultin a 9.0.

Okeson scored 9.65 to win on bars. Lawrence was the runner-up 9.45, Horner took bronze with an 8.9 and Hegg scored 8.4 for fourth place. Moorhead’s Morgan Shekore was the lone Spud to break the Laker streak with a fifth place score of 8.25.

Detroit Lakes completes the regular season at home Saturday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m., against Bemidji.

 

Detroit Lakes 150.3, Moorhead 130.125

All Around

1 Cora Okeson, DL 38.1

2 Ellie Hultin, DL 35.7

3 Paityn Ness, MHD 32.975

4 Lily Mathern, MH32.15

Vault

1 Lexi Yliniemi, DL 9.8

2 Cora Okeson, DL 9.5

3 Peyton Jernberg, DL 9.45

4 Gabby Whitworth, DL 9.425

5 Ellie Hultin, DL 9.3

Bars

1 Cora Okeson, DL 9.65

2 Justine Lawrence, DL 9.45

3 Jerzie Horner, DL 8.9

4 Jackson Hegg, DL 8.4

5 Morgan Shekore 8.25

6 Ellie Hultin, DL 8.15

Beam

1 Peyton Jernberg, DL 9.65

2 Justine Lawrence, DL 9.45

3 Jackson Hegg, DL 9.3

4 Ellie Hultin, DL 9.25

4 Cora Okeson, DL 9.25

Floor

1 Cora Okeson, DL 9.7

2 Lexi Yliniemi, DL 9.625

3 Jackson Hegg, DL 9.3

4 Peyton Jernberg, DL 9.3

5 Ellie Hultin, DL 9.0