Fremd Varsity Gymnastics narrowly missed the podium top spot at the IHSA Girls Gymnastics Sectional Meet held at Lake Park High School on Tuesday night.
Team scores reflect the outstanding gymnastics at the sectional meet. Prairie Ridge Coop out scored Fremd by 0.275 points by posting a first place score of (147.25). Fremd followed with a (146.975). Prospect High School was third (145.05), Palatine High School was fourth (141.25), Conant was fifth (140.45) and Barrington High School finished sixth (139.0).
Fremd had a rough start on floor and vault but demonstrated its potential on bars and beam.
Fremd junior Stephanie Gallo won the bar event with (9.625), Shannon Lemajeur was second (9.45) and freshman Sydney Plichta was fourth (9.3). Stephanie Uhrich and Emily Pinderski tied for sixth place with a 9.225.
Fremd was steady on the beam at the sectional competition, freshman Sydney Plichta was first (9.575). Shannon Lemajuer scored a (9.15) for the Vikings.
Junior, Shannon Lemajeur competed well in the all around, finishing fourth (37.175).
Fremd will have to play waiting game to determine if they can compete as an at-large team at State on Feb, 17 at Palatine High School.
Contributing to the outstanding display of gymanstics were, Palatine High School juniors Abby Alden and Nicole Kuksuk performed well for the Pirates.
Abbly Alden placed fifth on beam (9.325) and Nicole Kuksuk tied for 8th in the all around (36.475), vault (9.4) and floor (9.3).