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No. 6 LSU advances to NCAA Semifinals in nailbiter



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DENVER, Colo. – The sixth-ranked LSU Gymnastics workforce superior to the NCAA Semifinals in Fort Price, Texas, after tying for second with Michigan, each groups scoring a 197.750 within the NCAA Regional Closing.

The Tigers received a tiebreaker with the Wolverines, as all six scores on every occasion have been used to interrupt the tie.

The Tigers began off scorching on vault with a rating of 49.375 within the first rotation. Elena Arenas led off with a powerful 9.900 to set the tone. Alyona Shchennikova scored a 9.825 within the second spot. Chase Brock posted one other 9.900 and Aleah Finnegan adopted with a 9.850. In her first look again within the lineup because the Florida meet, KJ Johnson earned a 9.850. Haleigh Bryant anchored with a 9.875 to shut.

The bars squad set a brand new program-record excessive rating at any regional with a rating of 49.525. Alexis Jeffrey recorded a 9.900, whereas Shchennikova and Finnegan recorded 9.850s. Tori Tatum scored a 9.750, and Bryant set a brand new program-high rating along with her 9.975 on the Denver Regional.

Subsequent on beam, the Tigers posted what was its fifth-highest rating at a regional with a 49.425. Jeffrey and Arenas scored 9.850s, and Shchennikova posted a 9.875. Finnegan and Bryant completed the rotation with a 9.900 and a 9.950, respectively.

Within the remaining rotation on the ground, the Tigers matched their beam rating with a 49.425. Sierra Ballard, Brock and Finnegan scored 9.850s, whereas Arenas recorded a 9.875. Shchennikova put up a 9.900, and Bryant ensured the Tigers would tie with Michigan by scoring a 9.950 within the anchor place.

The workforce tied for its second-highest rating at a regional in program historical past with a remaining rating of 197.750.

The NCAA Semifinals will happen on Thursday, April 13, at Dickies Enviornment in Fort Price, Texas.

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