Competing for Sequim and Port Angeles gymnastics teams at the West Central District meet this past weekend are, from left, Aiesha LaTourette, Gracie Sharp, Lesae Pfeffer, Danica Pierson, Kori Miller, Emma Sharp and Maizie Tucker. Submitted photo

Competing for Sequim and Port Angeles gymnastics teams at the West Central District meet this past weekend are, from left, Aiesha LaTourette, Gracie Sharp, Lesae Pfeffer, Danica Pierson, Kori Miller, Emma Sharp and Maizie Tucker. Submitted photo

Gymnastics: Five Wolves advance to state meet

All five Sequim gymnasts competing at the districts are moving on to the state meet after earning qualifying placings after a strong showing at the West Central District meet at Kentlake High School in Kent on Feb. 15.

The state 1A/2A/3A meet is set for Feb. 20-22 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue.

Junior Emma Sharp and sophomore Gracie Sharp qualified for three events apiece.

Emma Sharp placed fifth in the balance beam and in the floor exercise and will also advance on the vault, while Gracie Sharp was seventh on the beam, tied for 10th on the vault and also qualified on the uneven bars.

Freshman Kori Miller was seventh on the uneven bars and tied for 10th on the vault to qualify for state in both events.

Senior Lesea Pfeffer also qualified in two events, placing ninth on the beam and also qualifying on the floor exercise.

Sophomore Danica Pierson qualified for state on the uneven bars.

Port Angeles senior Aiesha LaTourette qualified for state on the vault.

North Kitsap won the district team title and automatic state berth for the Vikings, as did second place Timberline and third place Highline.

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