Esky gymnastics finishes second at Marquette

MARQUETTE – The Escanaba Eskymos gymnastics team captured a second place finish in the three-team Marquette Championships Invite Thursday night.

Erin Mattson placed second all-around (32.95), finishing less than one point behind Marquette’s Avery Rochester (33.55). Escanaba’s Erika Carne placed sixth.

The Eskymos had their best performance on the vault, placing two girls in the top three. Isabelle Wellman secured a second place score of 8.35 while Mattson placed third at 8.25. Mattson also had a first-place performance on the bars with a score of 7.9 and a second-place finish in beam (8.45) and floor (8.35). Carne placed tied for fifth in her floor routine.