Grace Billings of North Kitsap finished in the top 46 for the all-around after qualifying for all four events at the state gymnastics meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Grace Billings of North Kitsap finished in the top 46 for the all-around after qualifying for all four events at the state gymnastics meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kitsap gymnasts take to the mats at state meet

BELLEVUE — Seven North Kitsap School District gymnasts took to the mats this past weekend to participate in the 1A/2A/3A state gymnastics meet on Feb. 21 and 22 at Sammamish High School.

Grace Billings, Junko Ketch, Caytlin Johnson, Kelli Stevens and Ginger Silfies all represented North Kitsap High School while Annelise Pardee and Anna Quinn qualified from Kingston.

Billings, who qualified for state in all four events, placed 43rd in the all-around. She scored a 7.95 in both the vault and the floor exercise and 6.75 on the balance beam and 5.75 on the uneven bars.

Junko Ketch had the highest individual score of the group, picking up an 8.3 on the floor exercises. She also qualified on the vault and bars where she scored a 7.975 and a 6.05 respectively.

Pardee scored a 7.4 on the beam and a 5.95 on the uneven bars while Quinn registered a 7.375 on the floor exercise.

State Gymnastics Meet

Local results

All Around — Grace Billings, North Kitsap, 28.4, 43rd.

Balance Beam — Kelli Stevens, North Kitsap, 8.1; Annelise Pardee, Kingston, 7.4; Ginger Silfies, North Kitsap, 7.025; Grace Billings, North Kitsap, 6.75; Caytlin Johnson, North Kitsap, 6.575.

Floor Exercise — Junko Ketch, North Kitsap, 8.3; Grace Billings, North Kitsap, 7.95; Anna Quinn, Kingston, 7.375.

Uneven Bars — Junko Ketch, North Kitsap, 6.05; Annelise Pardee, Kingston, 5.95; Grace Billings, North Kitsap, 5.75.

Vault — Junko Ketch, North Kitsap, 7.975; Grace Billings, North Kitsap, 7.95; Kelli Stevens, North Kitsap, 7.225.

Kingston’s Annelise Pardee, shown here on the uneven bars, scored a 5.95. Pardee also scored a 7.4 on the balance beam. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Annelise Pardee, shown here on the uneven bars, scored a 5.95. Pardee also scored a 7.4 on the balance beam. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Junko Ketch of North Kitsap during her floor exercise routine where she scored an 8.3. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Junko Ketch of North Kitsap during her floor exercise routine where she scored an 8.3. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Anna Quinn takes part in the floor exercise competition at the state meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Anna Quinn takes part in the floor exercise competition at the state meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Caytlin Johnson of North Kitsap leaps off the balance beam at the state meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Caytlin Johnson of North Kitsap leaps off the balance beam at the state meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kelli Stevens of North Kitsap going through her balance beam routine, scoring an 8.1. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kelli Stevens of North Kitsap going through her balance beam routine, scoring an 8.1. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Ginger Silfies on the balance beam. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Ginger Silfies on the balance beam. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

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