Wesleyan Acrobatics & Tumbling team falls to Glenville State

Alexis Smock (2) of the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat Acrobatic and Tumbling Team gets a boost from teammate Ella Walker during their recent home outing with Glenville State last Monday. The Lady ‘Cats lost a 261.100-255.795 decision.

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats lost a tightly contested meet to the Glenville State Lady Pioneers here last Monday as they were edged by a 261.100 to 255.795 score.

The Lady Bobcats were slightly edged in the compulsory event by a 34.95-33.15 score.

Wesleyan lost the first three heats as Glenville State won the acro heat (8.85-7.25), the pyramid heat (9.80-9.65) and the toss heat (9.95-9.8).

Wesleyan rebounded and took the final heat in tumbling, outscoring Glenville State, 6.45 to 6.35.

Next up in the acro event saw Wesleyan and Glenville State both score a 9.35 in heat one. However, the Lady Bobcats took heat two, 9.40-8.55.

Glenville State bounced back and took the third and final heat of the acro event 9.85-9.10 but West Virginia Wesleyan won the event 27.85-27.75.

Glenville State had a clean sweep in the pyramid event.

GSC took heat one (inversion) 9.85-9.40, heat two (synchronized) 9.85-9.10, and heat three (open) 9.85-8.60.

Glenville State ended up scoring 29.55 to West Virginia Wesleyan's 27.10.

The Lady Pioneers held a slight advantage as they headed into halftime leading the Lady Bobcats, 92.25-88.10.

In the toss event, it was another clean sweep for the Lady Pioneers as they took heat one (salto) 9.25-9.10, heat two (synchronized) 9.50-8.95, and heat three (open) 9.60-9.15 as they ended up winning the event, 28.35-27.20.

The tumbling event saw Glenville State take the duel pass 9.100-8.900 and the trio pass 8.500-8.400.

The Lady Bobcats took the quad pass 7.350-7.100.

Wesleyan lost the aerial pass,9.325-8.050, but they bounced back and took the 6 element pass from the Lady Pioneers, 9.025-8.600.

In the last tumbling event, the open pass, Wesleyan lost, 52.050-50.675.

In the final event of the evening the, team event, West Virginia Wesleyan slightly outscored Glenville State 89.82-88.45, however the Lady Pioneers would go on to win the meet, 261.100-255.795.

Prior to that, the Lady ‘Cats dropped a 246.84-239.755 decision to Limestone on Feb. 10.

The Lady ‘Cats were slated to face Gannon last Sunday before having a month off.

They will return to action Wednesday, March 20 at Alderson Broaddus University.

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