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Dave Selvig / Forum Communications Co., Published February 27 2011

Dickinson seventh-grader wins ND all-around gymnastics state title

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – Acacia Fossum’s first name isn’t the easiest to pronounce or spell, but people are going to have to get used to it.

Dickinson’s dynamic seventh-grader capped off a brilliant season on Saturday in Jamestown by winning the floor exercise, beam and all-around championship at the state individual meet, setting up what looks like a dynasty in the making.

“Coaches like to say, ‘We’ll take great attitude over exceptional ability.’ But when you get one with both, then you really got something,” Dickinson coach Kent Van Ells said. “(Acacia) has both.”

Team scores aren’t kept in the individual competition, but had they been, Dickinson would have finished ahead of Minot, unlike Friday when the Majettes won their third straight team championship.

Fargo South’s Kiara Bock finished seventh in the all-around competition.

Individual competition

(Top 15 all state)

Bars

1, Albers, Bismarck Century, 9.6. 2, Gabriel, Century, 9.5. 3, Fossum, Dickinson, 9.483. 4, Keidel, Bismarck, 9.383. 5, Bender, Minot, 9.3. 6T, Lind, JHS, 9.1. 6T, Burwick, Dickinson, 9.1. 8, Kelley, BHS, 8.917. 9, Bock, South, 8.85. 10T, Huether, Minot, 8.767. 10T, Westereng, JHS, 8.767. 12T, Kessel, DHS, 8.667. 12T, Kostelecky, DHS, 8.667. 14, Meyer, BHS, 8.633. 15, Kudrna, DHS, 8.617.

Beam

1, Fossum, DHS, 9.7. 2, Taylor, Minot, 9.5. 3, Mueller, DHS, 9.467. 4, Gabriel, Century, 9.417. 5, K.Kelley, DHS, 9.367. 6, Albers, Century, 9.35. 7, Ringoen, Minot, 9.333. 8, Wariner, DHS, 9.133.10, Marty, Fargo North, 9.1.11, Bock, South, 9.017. 12, Burwick, DHS, 8.983.12, Lukach, JHS, 8.85. 14, Westereng, JHS, 8.8. 15, Heiskanen, BHS, 8.767.

Floor

1, Fossum, DHS, 9.683. 2, Lind, JHS, 9.6. 2, Keidel, BHS, 9.55. 4, Ringoen, Minot, 9.517. 5, Bender, Minot, 9.433. 6T, Bock, South, 9.4. 6T, Gabriel, Century, 9.4. 8, Taylor, Minot, 9.383. 9T, Wariner, DHS, 9.333. 9T, Lukach, JHS, 9.333. 11, Steph Huether, Minot, 9.3. 12, Burwick, DHS, 9.267. 13, Allyson Hall, South, 9.183. 14, S.Huether, Minot, 9.3 12, Burwick, DHS, 9.267. 13, Hall, South, 9.183. 14, S.Huether, Minot, 9.083. 15, Megan Kelley, BHS, 9.017.

Vault

1, S.Huether, 9.683. 2, Keidel, BHS, 9.583. 3, Gabriel, Century, 9.517 4, Taylor, Minot, 9.4. 5, Fossum, DHS, 9.383. 6, Wariner, DHS, 9.367. 7, Kostelecky, DHS, 9.35. 8T, Kudrna, DHS, 9.283. 8T, Bender, Minot, 9.283. 10, Ashley Weiland, Grand Forks, 9.267. 11, Bock, South, 9.25. 12, Lind, JHS, 9.233.13T, Burwick, DHS, 9.167. 13T, K.Kelley, BHS, 9.167 13T, Ringoen, Minot, 9.167.

All around: 1, Fossum, DHS, 38.250. 2, Gabriel, Century, 37.833. 3, Albers, Century, 36.967. 4, Keidel, BHS, 36.883. 5, Bender, Minot, 36.683 6, Taylor, Minot, 36.533. 7T, Bock, South, 36.517. 7T, Burwick, DHS, 36.517. 9, Wariner, DHS, 36.417. 10, Lind, JHS, 36.383. 11, K.Kelley, BHS, 36.300. 12, Ringoen, Minot, 36.283. 13, S.Huether, Minot, 35.950. 14, Kessel, DHS, 35.783. 15, Kostelecky, DHS, 35.533.


Selvig is the sports editor for The Jamestown Sun