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WVWC acro & tumbling sets program high in scoring in win over ABU

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Wesleyan (2-1) acrobatics & tumbling team set a program record score during its home opener and defeated Alderson Broaddus (0-5) 260.015-146.675 on Sunday evening inside the Rockefeller Center.
 
How It Happened
The Lady Bobcats began the meet with a 37.05-28.80 win in the Compulsory event. The Pyramid Heat team scored a 9.80 out of 10 possible points. The Toss Heat team inked a score of 9.85.
 
In the Acro heat, the 5 Element team of Kayla GandyEmily Dengel and Tiara Stokes posted a score of 9.75. The 6 Element team of Stokes, Joniah Howell, Gandy and Caitlin Josef scored a 9.0 in the following event. The Bobcats were victorious in the Acro event 28.15-24.90.
 
All three pyramid event teams achieved scores over the nine-point mark. The Lady Bobcats were ahead 94.10-80.50 at intermission.
 
The 450 Salto team of Alejandra Ditchen, Megan MilesKayla Wade, Stokes, Sydney McKinnon and Josef earned a season-high score of 9.70 out of 9.90. Wesleyan won the Toss event 27.90-23.20.
 
In the Tumbling event, Gandy scored 9.375 in the Aerial Pass. Ditchen improved her open pass routine for a score of 8.80. The Lady Bobcats won the Tumbling event 48.275-42.975.
 
The Lady Bobcats concluded the meet with a Team Event performance of 89.74. The Lady ‘Cats improved their overall score by over fifteen points from their previous meet.
 
Up Next
The West Virginia Wesleyan acrobatics & tumbling team will return to the mat on Thursday, March 17 when it will welcome Fairmont State to Rockefeller Center at 6 p.m.

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