Wilton gymnastics team wins final meet; states up next
The Wilton High gymnastics team closed out the regular season on Thursday with a 136.25 score in New Milford.
It was the Warriors’ third-best score of the season and good enough to beat New Milford, which scored 125.5.
Wilton finished the regular season with a 7-3 record.
Next up are the Class M state championships on Saturday, Feb. 14, at Pomperaug High School.
The Warriors are ranked fourth in the combined state team rankings with an average of 135.33.
In Thursday’s win, Jess Olin was the top scorer on vault, bars, beam and floor, with an all-around score of 36.45 — her second-best score of the season. Olin tied her season best on floor with a 9.5.
The Warriors also got a season-best 9.2 on floor from Lilly Byrnes.
On vault, Carter Siegel tied her season best with an 8.6, while Katie Walsh had a season-best 8.5.
Wilton's vault score of 35.15 was a season best.
For New Milford, Mikayla Dumas was the top scorer on vault (8.7), bars (8.95), beam (8.4) and floor (8.7), and had an all-around score of 34.75.
Scoring for Wilton at the meet were:
Jess Olin 9.35
Brooke Taffler 8.7
Carter Siegel 8.6
Katie Walsh 8.5
Jess Olin 8.7
Brooke Taffler 8.45
Alyssa Jarrett 8.0
Sam Huffman 8.0
Jess Olin 8.9
Kate Ginsburg 8.3
Lily Byrnes 8.2
Carter Siegel 8.05
Jess Olin 9.5
Lily Byrnes 9.2
Kate Ginsburg 8.2
Meg McNamara 7.6
Jess Olin 36.45