Zella Conley took the all-around title and teammates Mya Stein, Taylor Britz and Olivia Sablan finished 3-4-5 to propel the Mead Panthers to a victory in a five-way Greater Spokane League gymnastics opener at Shadle Park High School on Wednesday.
Conley finished with 35.875 points to outdistance runner-up Jessica Harpel (33.675) of Ferris.
The Panthers piled up 160.775 points to breeze past second-place Ferris 132.6. Rogers (108.225) was third, followed by Shadle (99.775) and North Central (52.025.
Conley picked up victories in the uneven bars (9.025), floor exercise (9.3) and vault (9.2), while Harpel won the balance beam (8.8).
The Mead Panthers got a pair of big wins from freshmen and cruised to a 54-22 win over the visiting North Central Indians during opening night of GSL action.
First-year 138-pounder Cameron Crawford scored a reversal with 10 seconds left in the third period to defeat sixth-ranked Gavin Gies of NC. Freshman Chase Tebbets pinned NC regional qualifier Cramer Irvine in 3 minutes, 42 seconds, in the 106-pound class. Christian Hunter added a first-round pin for Mead at 152.
University 51, Lewis and Clark 15: Terrell Sanders had a 24-second pin at 120 and 220-pounder Caleb Thomas added a 42-second fall to propel the Titans to a victory over the visiting Tigers.
Mt. Spokane 66, Gonzaga Prep 18: Jacob Sander pinned Kooper Hval in the first round – one of five pins by the Wildcats – and Mt. Spokane breezed to a victory over the visiting Bullpups.
Shadle Park 44, Rogers 29: The visiting Highlanders dropped the opening match before reeling off five straight victories – including three pins, a technical fall and a major decision – en route to a win over the Pirates.
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