Gymnasts to watch Brianna Schwartz, Sumner, Sr. Third in Class 4A state all-around last season (38. 175 points) after winning as sophomore. Won vault (9. 6), took second on bars...
Gymnasts to watch
Brianna Schwartz, Sumner, Sr.
Third in Class 4A state all-around last season (38.175 points) after winning as sophomore. Won vault (9.6), took second on bars (9.55), tied for second on floor (9.65) and was ninth on beam (8.975) at state last season.
Dani Okerlund, Redmond, Jr.
Class 4A all-around runner-up last season (38.375). Tied for second on floor (9.65), was third on vault (9.45), third on bars (9.45) and tied for third on beam (9.45). Won state vault title as freshman.
Anissa Madrid, Kennedy, So.
Won or tied for top honors in all four individual events at 3A/2A state meet last season, posting a 9.525 on bars, 9.6 on beam, 9.675 on floor exercise and 9.35 on vault. Second in all-around (37.6).
Brooke Nall, Bainbridge, Sr.
Defending 3A/2A state all-around champ (37.725), edging Madrid. Tied Madrid for first on floor (9.675) and vault (9.35), and was fifth on bars (9.15), ninth on beam (9.075).
Kim Merlich, Kennedy, Sr.
Fifth in 3A/2A all-around competition at state (36.4). Tied for first on beam (9.6) with teammate Madrid and tied for sixth on floor (9.55). Third in all-around at state as sophomore.
Brynn Stenslie, Hazen, Sr.
Fifth on vault (9.25), seventh on bars (9.025) and tied for ninth on floor (9.5) at 3A/2A state meet last season.
Leslie McKinnon, Federal Way, Sr.
Talented gymnast coming back from two injury-riddled seasons. Last season was limited by hyperextended elbow. As sophomore, broke her toe near end of season.
Kendra Miller, Newport, Jr.
Third in 3A/2A all-around last season (36.65). Tied for fourth on beam (9.35), was fourth on floor (9.625), sixth on vault (9.175) and eighth on bars (9.0).
Amanda Sinclair, Rogers (Puyallup), Sr.
Sixth in 4A all-around (36.85) last season. Sixth on beam (9.225) and seventh on bars (9.25).
Karlie Eylander, Auburn Riverside, Sr.
Tenth in all-around (36.0) and 10th on bars (8.70) at 4A state meet last season.