The annual Pink Out meet for the No. 8-ranked Oregon State gymnastics team drew a large crowd again of 6,035. It was more for the cause, but the matchup is a marquee one with No. 7 UCLA with California tagging along.
The Beavers and Bruins ended up tied at 196.775. OSU lead early but UCLA came back.
The Beavers scored a 49.200 — tying the season high from last week — on the event and is in first place after one rotation. Kelsi Blalock led the Beavers here. Cal and UCLA had a fall in their events.
Check out Leslie Mak below. And here are the full scores: Melanie Jones 9.725, Chelsea Tang 9.750, Leslie Mak 9.825, Makayla Stambaugh 9.825, Brittany Harris 9.875, Kelsi Blalock 9.925.
Before the second rotation happened, UCLA lost Michelle Wong with a leg injury as she warmed up on the floor. Then Cal had a fall on the beam.
OSU picked up steam and nailed this routine with a 49.325. The Beavers are still in first at the halfway point.
Here are the scores: Hannah Casey 9.825, Melanie Jones 9.850, Brittany Harris 9.850, Makayla Stambaugh 9.875, Leslie Mak 9.875, Olivia Vivian 9.875. Check out Harris below.
Consistency for the Beavers continued. However, Mak was on fire. One judge gave her a 10.0.
The Beavers scored a 49.175 on the event, but UCLA had a 49.450 on the vault to make it closer. OSU still has a good lead going into the final event.
Here are the full scores: Melanie Jones 9.750, Brittany Harris 9.775, Makayla Stambaugh 9.800, Kelsi Blalock 9.800, Olivia Vivian 9.850, Leslie Mak 9.950. Check out Vivian below.
There some rough patches during this event so UCLA made it a lot closer and eventually tied it, but Stamabugh finished off the meet big. Check her out below.
“Floor is one of my better events, and I feel confident,” Stambaugh said. “This past week I worked on little details to push the scores. Tonight was a result of hard work.”
Here are the scores: Olivia Vivian 9.750, Leslie Mak 9.750, Brittany Harris 9.775, Melanie Jones 9.800, Kelsi Blalock 9.825, Makayla Stambaugh 9.925.