What a difference one gymnast makes. The Seymour gymnastics team opened the season in late December against Columbus East without senior Kelly Deppen, and the Owls posted a score of 93.75 in losing to the Olympians.
But in their second time competing at Columbus East, the Owls had Deppen, and she finished second all-around to boost the team to a third-place showing in Saturday’s eight-team Olympian Classic with 102.95 points. The host Olympians won with a season-high 108.3, while New Palestine took second with 106.95.
Seymour started strong on vault, posting its highest score of the day (26.75), and finished strong on floor (26.675).
All content copyright ©2013 The Tribune, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.