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Blue Jays Roundup: Gymnastics gets second in Mandan

The Jamestown High School gymnastics, wrestling and swimming and diving team were in action on Jan. 20.

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Jamestown's Brenna Hatch twists around on the bars at the Jamestown Gymnastics Club.
John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Sun

Haley Nelson claimed her second all-around title of her senior season at the Mandan Starstruck Triangular Thursday evening.

Nelson posted a 37.150 to garner her All-Around honors. The lone Blue Jay senior took first place on beam, scoring a 9.475. She also placed second on the uneven bars, behind defending state all-around champ Amy Fridley of Dickinson. Nelson wound up placing third on vault and sixth on floor. The 37.150 final score is Nelson's highest overall score so far this season.

As a team, the Jays placed second overall, finishing just behind Dickinson with a score of 143.275.

Freshman Julia Skari ended the night with a sixth-place overall finish, tying for second on floor finishing with 9.525 points. Emma Hillerud took seventh overall, flipping to fourth place on beam with an 8.850. Hillerud also scored an 8.900 with her floor exercise.

Dickinson won the triangular with a team score of 146.200. Mandan ended up in third at 129.150.

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Jamestown will be back at the Jamestown Gymnastics Club on Jan. 29 for a competition against Grand Forks. The meet is slated to begin at noon.

Team results

1. Dickinson 146.200; 2. Jamestown 143.275; 3. Mandan 129.150.

Top finishers / Blue Jay results

All-around: 1. Haley Nelson, JHS, 37.15; 6. Julia Skari 35.625; 7. Emma Hillerud 34.95; 11. Brenna Hatch 33.825; T15. Allysah Larson 32.5; 17. Blair Arbuckle 32.425; 18. Mady Guscette 31.9; T19. Aubrey Krapp 31.5; 22. Sutton Van Gilder 31.1; 25. Mckenna Pettys 30.2; T29. Anna Roemmich 28.1.

Vault: 1. Elizabeth Karsky, DHS, 9.4; 3. Nelson 9.15; T4. Skari 9.1; T8. Hatch 8.85; T11. Hillerud 8.8; 17. Larson 8.65; 20. Krapp 8.55; T21. Arbuckle 8.4; T25. Guscette 8.2; T25. Van Gilder 8.2; 30. Falk 8.0; 31. Roemmich 7.8; T32. Pettys 7.7.

Bars: 1. Amy Fridley, DHS, 9.575; 2. Nelson 9.3; 8. Hillerud 8.4; 10. Larson 8.225; 11. Skari 8.2; T12. Arbuckle 8.15; 14. Hatch 8.0; T15. Van Gilder 7.85; 20. Pettys 7.65; 21. Fisher 7.575; 22. Krapp 7.375; 23. Lucy Falk 7.275; T26. Guscette 6.85; 34. Roemmich 4.8.

Beam: Nelson, JHS, 9.475; T2. Guscette 8.9; 4. Hillerud 8.85; T5. Skari 8.8; 16. Hatch 7.55; 17. Roemmich 7.5; 20. Falk 7.375; 24. Krapp 7.2; 25. Larson 7.175; 29. Van Gilder 6.85; 30. Arbuckle 6.825; 31. Pettys 6.65.

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Floor: 1. Elizabeth Karsky, DHS, 9.55; T2. Skari 9.525; 4. Hatch 9.425; 6. Nelson 9.225; 10. Arbuckle 9.05; 11. Hillerud 8.9; 16. Larson 8.450; T18. Krapp 8.375; T22. Van Gilder 8.2; T22. Pettys 8.2; 25. Roemmich 8.0; 26. Guscette 7.95.

Swimming gets it done against West Fargo Sheyenne

Ben Smith and the Blue Jay boys swimming and diving team came out ready to swim on Thursday evening against West Fargo Sheyenne.

The Jays kicked off the non-conference dual with a 1st place finish in the 200 yard medley relay swum by Caleb Fabian, Bodi Haglund, Brayden Schmeichel and Teddy Solensky. The four finished the 200-yard relay in 1 minute, 47.85-seconds.

The Jays won all three relays and eight of the 12 total events. There were no scoring dives in the 1-meter diving portion of the dual.

Jamestown will be back in action today at their home pool hosting Fargo South. The dual is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.

Team results

Jamestown 100, West Fargo Sheyenne 62

Top finishers / Blue Jay results

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200 yard medley relay: 1. JHS, (Caleb Fabian, Bodi Haglund, Brayden Schmeichel, Teddy Solensky), 1:47.85; 3. JHS, (Kaden Fabian, Mason Gibson, Alex Goodrie, Elliot Dixon), 1:58.06.

200 freestyle: 1. Caleb Fabian, JHS, 2:02.12; 2. Solensky 2:02.30; 3. Dixon 2:21.

200 IM: Goodrie, JHS, 2:23.07; Nicholas Olson 2:43.63.

50 freestyle: 1. Haglund, JHS, 23.86; 2. Schmeichel 25.22; 5. Josh Molina 27.14.

1-meter diving: No placers.

100 butterfly: Vaughn Raimo, WFS, 54.78; 2. Schmeichel 1:01.54; 5. Dixon 1:14.53; 6. Mason Gibson 1:20.75.

100 freestyle: 1. Damon Nygaard, WFS, 54.96; 2. K. Fabian 55.31; 3. Zach Hanson 1:02.46; 5. Damian Modlin 1:04.

500 freestlye: 1. Solensky, JHS, 5:29.07; 3. Goodrie 5:53.10; 4. Olson 6:23.69.

200 freestyle relay: 1. JHS (Fabian, Haglund, Schmeichel, Solensky), 1:38.93; 4. JHS (Gibson, Molina, Modlin, Dixon), 1:52.31.

100 backstroke: 1. Fabian, JHS, 1:00.43; 3. K. Fabian 1:05.09.

100 breaststroke: 1. Vaughn Raimo, WFS, 1:05.25; 2. Haglund 1:07.72; 3. Gibson 1:17.37; 5. Sam Anteau 1:31.40.

400 freestyle relay: 1. JHS (K. Fabian, Goodrie, Molina, Modlin), 4:04.28; 2. JHS (Hanson, Anteau, Brayden Motter, Olson), 4:39.14.

Wrestling takes down St. Mary's

It was not an easy win Thursday evening but the good ones never are.

Larry Eslick and the Blue Jay wrestling squad got its first win since Jan. 4, topping Bismarck St. Mary's 38-34.

The Jays recorded four pins against the Saints.

Jamestown will be matching up against Grand Rapids (Minn.) Friday and Saturday. The start times for the dual are to be determined.

The Jays also have a conference dual scheduled for Friday against Watford City that is slated to begin at 5 p.m.

Jamestown 38, Bismarck St. Mary's 34

285: Jack Weikum (MARY) over Malakai Robinson (JAM) (Fall 3:17)
106: Jack Schauer (JAM) over Carson Mossett (MARY) (MD 12-3)
113: Lucas Schlepuetz (JAM) over Landon Huck (MARY) (Fall 5:15)
120: Tyler Heen (MARY) over Jaeger Roemmich (JAM) (Fall 3:20)
126: Sam Schlepuetz (JAM) over Joryn Richter (MARY) (Dec 10-8)
132: Grady Anderson (JAM) over John Richter (MARY) (Dec 10-4)
138: Aden Braun (JAM) over Hank Barry (MARY) (Fall 1:06)
145: Isaac Felchle (MARY) over Louis Kjellberg (JAM) (Fall 2:55)
152: Harrison Grad (MARY) over Adyn Eckert (JAM) (TF 22-5 4:32)
160: Colton Mewes (JAM) over Jaxyn Richter (MARY) (MD 13-0)
170: Jackson Walters (JAM) over James Marks (MARY) (Fall 2:42)
182: Jackson Walters (JAM) over (MARY) (For.)
195: Trenton Radenz (MARY) over Eric Levin (JAM) (Fall 5:59)
220: Nick Windsor (MARY) over Bo Nelson (JAM) (Fall 1:46) (MARY coach misconduct -1.0)

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Katie Ringer is a sports reporter for the Jamestown Sun. Katie joined the Sun staff in the summer of 2019 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a degree in journalism. She can be reached by email at kringer@jamestownsun.com or by phone at 701-952-8460.
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