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Flippy Notes: Bethpage pulls out the stunner
If you're a fan of Long Island high school gymnastics, this was the season for you. First, we had Commack winning the team championship over undefeated Kings Park in the closest margin of victory ever recorded on this fair isle. Then, we had yesterday, as No. 2 Bethpage announced its return to eminence, edging out undefeated Plainview for the title.
Let's kick if off with the full team scores -
Bethpage - 167.325
Plainview JFK - 163.775
Massapequa - 162.250
Sewanhaka District - 153.000
Oceanside - 152.100
Hicksville - 146.825
Lawrence - 141.775
Long Beach - 134.600
Of course, we had some standout performances on the day. I can't list them all, but here are a few notable results:
Lawrence's Nicole Caporusso with an 8.100 on vault and an 8.750 on floor......for Massapequa, Jessica Romano's 9.000 on vault and her 8.850 on bars. Kim Blaskey notched an 8.900 on floor.....Long Beach was led by Megan Cabasino with an 8.075 on vault and a 7.900 on floor.....Meanwhile, Sewanhaka District had a strong showing from Marisa Baccarella with an 8.975 on floor and an 8.000 on beam. Stephanie Jennings got an 8.500 on floor....Oceanside's Cheyenne Blumberg scored an 8.850 on vault, while Jenna Blackman notched an 8.825 on floor....for Plainview, Melissa Kropf scored a 9.075 on floor and an 8.900 on beam. Victoria Vitale got an 8.825 on floor and Jordan Sack received an 8.825 on beam....Hicksville's Lauren Cecco scored a 9.000 on floor and an 8.4000 on bars....for Bethpage, Serena Pergola got a whopping 9.350 on beam, an 8.750 on bars and an 8.850 on floor, while Erin Roach chipped in an 8.900 on floor and a 9.000 on beam.*
* In a tribute to high school chem teachers and geeks everywhere, I've reported all the scores in significant figures. Happy flipping!
Tags: gymnastics , Nassau , Section 8 , Bethpage , Plainview , Massapequa , Sewanhaka District , Oceanside , Hicksville , Lawrence , Long Beach , Nicole Caporusso , Jessica Romano , Kim Blaskey , Megan Cabasino , Marisa Baccarella , Stephanie Jennings , Cheyenne Blumberg , Jenna Blackman , Melissa Kropf , Victoria Vitale , Jordan Sack , Lauren Cecco , Serena Pergola , Erin Roach