The Worthington Trojans gymnastics team totaled 141.550 points on Thursday in a victorious home meet against Pipestone Area, which had 128.025 points.
Hali Bullerman was once again the winner in the all-around competition for the Trojans, as she finished with a score of 36.65. She took first on the vault with a 9.425, first on the bars with a 9.1 and tied for first on the beam with an 8.8. She was also second in the floor exercise.
Addison Gerber of WHS was second in the all-around with a total of 35.0 points. She was first on the floor with a score of 9.425, second on the beam, third on the bars and fourth on the vault. Olivia Barber, meanwhile, was third in the all-around for the Trojans at 34.875 points and tied for first on the beam while placing second on the bars and third on the floor.
Other top-three finishers for Worthington were Kelsey Soleta, second on the vault and third on the beam, and Cristy Banegas, third on the vault.
In girls basketball Thursday night, visiting Worthington was defeated at New Ulm 76-59. The loss dropped the Trojans to 2-8 on the season.
Leading the way for WHS offensively was Tarren Spartz, who had 18 points to go along with six rebounds and four assists. Ellie Weg had 14 points and a team-best eight boards, while Madison Beckmann contributed 11 points, seven rebounds and six assists. Pham Gora had five assists for the Trojans and Grace Barber four.
Worthington head coach Jessica Hogan said New Ulm’s shooting was hard to overcome. The Eagles had some nice runs, but the Trojans answered right back and never went away. She added that she continues to be very encouraged by her team’s growth from game to game.
In area girls basketball action, it was:
Westbrook-Walnut Grove 39, Edgerton 37
Martin County West 65, Nicollet 39
MACCRAY 44, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 31
Southwest Minnesota Christian 74, Hills-Beaver Creek 43
Red Rock Central 47, Murray County Central 42
Mountain Lake Area-Comfrey 62, Adrian-Ellsworth 48
Fairmont at Jackson County Central
MMCRU 38, George-Little Rock 35
Sibley-Ocheyedan 59, MOC-Floyd Valley 50
In boys basketball:
Westbrook-Walnut Grove 57, Madelia 19
Minnesota Valley Lutheran 55, Martin County West 50
George-Little Rock 48, MMCRU 37
MOC-Floyd Valley 90, Sibley-Ocheyedan 52
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 74, West Bend-Mallard 54
In girls hockey:
Morris-Benson Area 8, Windom Area 5
Marshall 3, Fairmont 1
In boys hockey:
Windom Area 5, Minnesota River 4 (OT)
Luverne 7, Redwood Valley 0
Marshall 4, Fairmont 1