One could imagine Haley Nelson is getting pretty comfortable on top of the leaderboard.

The junior for the Blue Jay gymnastics team clinched her second consecutive all-around title Friday evening at the Jamestown Gymnastics Club. The junior scored a 36.05, edging out senior teammate Rachel Schiele by 0.50 points. Nelson won the beam contest scoring a 9.1, came in second on the bars (8.8) and third on the floor (9.35).

Schiele tumbled to a first-place finish on the springboards -- putting up a monstrous 9.5 to edge out Nelson by 0.15 points.

The Blue Jays are slated to travel to the Bismarck Gymnastics Academy on Jan. 15. The meet is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.

Jamestown's Rachel Schiele performs on the vault during a meet Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Jamestown's Rachel Schiele performs on the vault during a meet Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. John M. Steiner / The Sun

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Team results

Jamestown 142.2, Valley City 136.3, Mandan 124.6, Minot 111.1

Blue Jay results

All-around

1. Haley Nelson 36.05; 2. Rachel Schiele 35.55; 4. Julia Skari 35.15; 6. Emma Hillerud 33.9; 8. Lydia Soterau 33.55; 9. Brenna Hatch 33.45; 15. Blair Arbuckle 30.7; 18. Sydney Fisher 30.2; 19. Kennadie Hatch 30.05; 21. Makenna Pettys 28.9; 25. Anna Roemmich 27.35; 27. Maren Koeber 25.7.

Bars

2. Nelson 8.8; 3. Schiele 8.7; 5. Hillerud 8.2; 6. Skari 8.1; 7. Stoterau 8.0; 9. B. Hatch 7.8; 12T. Fisher 7.4; 12T. Arbuckle 7.4; 17T. Pettys 7.1; 20. K. Hatch 6.6; 26T. Roemmich 5.3; 30. Tyra Hibl 4.1; 31. Kaiser 3.8; 32. Koeber 3.3.

Vault

1. Skari 9.2; 2. Schiele 9.1; 5T. B. Hatch 9.0; 8T. Nelson 8.8; 15. Stoterau 8.5; 16T. Fisher 8.4; 16T. Cramer 8.4; 21T. Arbuckle 8.2; 21T. K. Hatch 8.2; 23T. Hillerud 8.1; 28T. Pettys 7.8; 28T. Koeber 7.8, 33. Roemmich 7.5; 34. Hibl 7.4.

Beam

1. Nelson, 9.1; 2. Hillerud 8.8; 5. Skari 8.65; 6. Soterau 8.6; 9T. Schiele 8.25; 17. B. Hatch 7.55; 20T. Roemmich 7.1; 22. K. Hatch 6.85; 23T. Koeber 6.8; 25. Cramer 6.6; 26. Arbuckle 6.5; 28. Pettys 6.25; 30. Fisher 5.8; 32. Hattie Mcdonald 4.65.

Floor

1. Schiele 9.5; 3. Skari 9.15; 5. B. Hatch 9.1; 9T, Emma Hillerud 8.8; 12T, Fisher 8.6; 12T. Arbuckle 8.6; 14. Soterau 8.45; 15T, K. Hatch 8.4; 20. Koeber 7.8; 21. Pettys 7.75; 22T. Cramer 7.7; 33. Kaiser 4.5.

Blue Jays best Williston on the road

Katie Falk had a heckuva game Friday night.

The sophomore helped lead the Jamestown High School girls basketball team to a 50-point win over Williston. The 85-35 tilt was the Jays' highest-scoring game of the season. The Blue Jays are now split at 3-3 in the West Region standings. The team is slated to face Dickinson tomorrow at 3:15 p.m.

"The girls came ready to play and played well as a team," JHS head coach Andy Skunberg said. "They did a good job in attacking and going to the free-throw line."

Falk contributed 16 points, knocking down six of her seven free throws, and went 5-12 from the field. On defense, she nabbed eight rebounds and two steals while drawing up only one personal foul.

Falk was joined in the scoring category by Ella Falk and Grace Hegerle who combined for another 24 points. Both Ella and Hegerle went 2 for 2 at the foul line.

"It's good to see them with a good free throw percentage," Skunberg said. "Hopefully that carries over for the rest of the year."

Jamestown 85, Williston 35

JHS 50 35 -- 85

WIL 17 18 -- 35

JHS -- K. Falk 16, E. Falk 12, Hegerle 12, Breanna Oettle 9, Karli Remmick 8, Haylie Hakanson 7, Annie Nabwe 6, Hunter Petersen 6, Katie Trumbauer 5, Jordan Finck 3, Rylee Joseph 1. Totals: 30-79 FG, 19-25 FT, 9 fouls. 3-pointers: E. Falk 2, Oettle 1, Hakanson 1.

Mewes No. 1 in the State

Colton Mewes had a pretty good night at Bismarck High Friday night.

The Jamestown High School wrestler kicked off the team's dual against Bismarck High with a pin in the 160-pound bracket. The pin puts Mewes as the No. 1 wrestler at 160. The Demons outwrestled the Jays 55-21 but JHS head coach Larry Eslick said he still liked some things out of his team.

"We wrestled tough against the defending state champs," Eslick said. "We are a team that is improving every week."

Aden Braun got the win over Bismarck's Juan Flores in an 11-8 decision while Austin Kessler (220) and Damien Krebs (285) got wins due to a fall.

The Jays are down a couple of wrestlers due to injury and dropping weight this week. Eslick said he is looking forward to having his full team back in the wrestling room before the Jays host Dickinson on Jan. 15.

Bismarck High 55, Jamestown 21

106: Ben DeForest (BHS) over Lucas Schlepuetz (Fall 3:45)

113: Christian Tanefeu (BHS) over Ray Vasquez (Fall 0:10)

120: Wilfried Tanefeu (BHS) over Grady Anderson (TF 20-3, 4:48)

126: LJ Arauig (BHS) over Sam Schlepuetz ( Fall 1:10)

132: Aden Braun (JHS) over Juan Flores (Dec 11-8)

138: Parker Benz (BHS) over Joel Bowman (MD 12-3)

145: Tate Olson (BHS) over Eric Chea (Fall 3:33)

152: Isaac Peterson (BHS) over Josiah Reimers (Fall 1:02)

160: Mewes (JHS) over Kaden Renner (Fall 5:58)

170: Brock Fettig (BHS) over Benjamin Matzke (Fall 2:45)

182: Ben Nagel (BHS) over Preston Gall (MD 10-0)

195: Brandt Kringlie (BHS) over Dareeyn Davis (Fall 2:41)

220: Austin Kessler (JHS) over Ethan Stewart (Fall 0:49)

285: Damien Krebs (JHS) over Brayden Moran (Fall 0:46)