Three SS gymnasts win state honors
From Staff Reports

June 3, 2004 -- PLANO - Three gymnasts with the Sulphur Springs Gymnastics Team won individual state championships at the TAAF state meet in Plano last month.

Andrea Marquez took first place in both the bars and all-around in Level 5, Division 3, Melissa Phillips was first in the Level 5, Division 4 floor exercise, and Jeananne Fain was a state champion in the Level 7, Division 1 floor exercise.

In addition, the Level 5 team took fifth place overall at the state meet, and six other gymnasts were in the top three in at least one event.

Below are the results from the meet:

Level 5

Division 1 - Jennifer Singleton: third on bars (9.50), ninth on beam (9.475), vault (8.325), floor (9.275), all-around (36.575). Melissa Ream: vault (8.85), bars (9.05), beam (9.225), floor (9.10), all-around (36.225).

Division 2 - Victoria Calhoun: second on beam (9.525), eighth on bars (8.60), vault (7.825), floor (9.00), all-around (34.95).

Division 3 - Andrea Marquez: first all-around (36.225), first on bars (9.45), second on floor (9.45), fourth on beam (9.15), vault (8.175).

Division 4 - Melissa Phillips: first in floor (9.675), third on bars (8.75), fifth all-around (34.95), vault (8.85), beam (8.70).

Division 9 - Vivian Beasley: fourth all around (31.65), fourth on floor (9.00), sixth in vault (7.50), ninth on bars (7.05), beam (8.10). Samantha Ruiz: eighth in vault (7.45), bars (6.60), beam (8.25), floor (8.45), all-around (30.75).

Division 10 - Kayla Keahey: second on bars (7.80), third all-around (31.40), fourth on floor (8.60), seventh on beam (7.75), vault (7.25). Tristyn Rutledge, second on vault (8.025), eight on bars (6.60), beam (5.20), floor (7.925), all-around (27.750).

Level 6

Division 1 - Brittani Small: second all-around (36.75), second on beam (9.475), third on vault (9.10), fourth on bars (9.175), sixth on floor (9.00).

Level 7

Division 1 - Jeananne Fain: first in floor (9.50), third in vault (9.45), seventh on bars (8.00), eighth all-around (34.55), beam (7.60).

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