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UCLA enters competition today against Arizona having been dropped down to a tie for 7th in the in-progress rankings thanks to the everything that happened on Friday. But with the 5-8 teams bunched so close together, UCLA would need 197.525 today to jump back up to #5, so that will be the goal score in this one.
Arizona would love to keep jumping up little bits to avoid being in the play-in regionals soup, though any chance to move up right now will be dependent on what Towson and NC State do, both concurrently in action.
UCLA has Lashbrooke in the floor lineup today rather than Lee, and Malabuyo on vault instead of Frazier. Otherwise, it looks like the usual.
We’re looking back at the revelation of a dead spot on floor, and they all had to Bart it before the meet could start.
Herry – VT – Arizona – solid layout position on yfull, medium bounce back, some height to deduct. 9.750
Campbell – UB – UCLA – some hip angle in first hs – maloney to bail, good legs together on bail – gets up to vertical on final cast hs – double front, cowboy, small slide back. 9.800
Mueller – VT – Arizona – yfull is solid, smaller bounce back than Herry, some piking. 9.800
Steele – UB – UCLA – hits first hs – maloney, some legs into pak, good one – 1/2 turn on low, gets to handstand, a little hinger – nice hs on high bar – DLO, chest down and a hop forward, which will be at least .15 off and will be almost all the deductions. 9.800
Nosek – VT – Arizona – larger bounce back on her yfull, best distance so far, good layout. 9.725
Padurariu – UB – UCLA – toe on to maloney to bail, good legs together on bail – strong final cast hs on high – FTDT, chest a bit forward, small step. 9.900
Hargrove – VT – Arizona – Y1.5, gigantic frog hop forward this week, but great amplitude and form in the air. 9.750
Harris – UB – UCLA – good first hs – Ray, hit – good hs poisiton – bail, legs together – arches hs on high, pulls it back – good giant full, to DLO, small slide back in salute. 9.850
Castles – VT – Arizona – lands chest down on her yfull, arm wave and small hop forward. 9.775 is weird compared to the others for a short landing, which is supposed to be deducted more than, say, Herry’s.
Chiles – UB – UCLA – piked tkatchev to pak, great – maloney to gienger, legs together – maybe a bit tight on final cast hs – FTDT, stuck.
She goes 9.975.
Larusso – VT – Arizona – solid yfull, medium hop back, a bit of pike. 9.825
We’re back to bars to see Marz just standing on top of the low bar, and she dismounts with a DLO. “Sometimes things are beyond our control.” I mean, you didn’t have to show extended replays of Larusso’s vault and could have shown Marz on bars instead?
Checking back in on Frazier – arch on first cast hs but pulled it back – clean Maloney to pak, also had a leg-up balance check stepping up to high bar.
Arizona goes 48.900 on vault, not a ton of landing control, but all scores within usual territory, so they’ll hope to build toward 196 on the remaining events.
UCLA 49.325 on bars, which is a season low for them. Not getting a real hit from Frazier compromised that number. They’ll also feel Harris would have scored higher at other meets, which is true, but she did have an arched handstand and a non-stick.
John Court is telling us about bubbles within bubbles. Venn bubbles.
We just saw a shot of Brooklyn Moors warming up on vault, though she is not in the lineup. The journey continues.
BJ just choreographing new floor routines before the vault rotation.
Lee – VT – UCLA – good amplitude on yfull, bounce back. 9.875
Mueller – UB – Arizona – good first hs – tkatchev, great height – toe on to bail, leg break on catch – solid vertical on final hs – DLO dismount, legs apart, chest forward on landing with a step after leaning to try to hold it. 9.750
Anyimi – VT – UCLA – also solid height, a bit more of a bounce back than Lee and some more pike. 9.800
Larusso – UB – Arizona – blind to jaeger, tuckes some on catch, close – bail, hit with some foot form – short on final cast hs – FTDT, chest forward, bound. A hit but they’ll hope to drop the number. 9.500
Malabuyo – VT – UCLA – yfull, another pretty large bounce back but good layout position, good distance, a bit more pike than Lee. 9.825
Raskin – UB – Arizona – giant, to a late blind, to high jaeger – hit hs on high – bail is nice – gets to hs on high bar – elbows in giant swings to DLO, chest down, hop forward. 9.600 that will have to count.
Campbell – VT – UCLA – excellent height on her yfull, the question being whether she showed enough control on the stick. I’d say no, she’s leaning back into her step salute. Also some direction.
Hargrove – UB – Arizona – giant full gets crooked and she collapses off the bar, so now the 9.5 and 9.6 will have to count –
Now they’re talking to the judges and the whole gang is readjusting the bars.
Meanwhile Campbell did get 9.925 on vault.
Hargrove is restarting her routine – hits her giant full with loose back – tkatchev – bail, vertical position – hits hs on high – FTDT, hit with step back.
Harris – VT – UCLA – large large bound forward on her Y1.5 today. 9.725
So Hargrove’s score is up as 9.100, counting that fall.
The bars at this Pride meet said marriage is between one man and one women.
Now the judges are TALKING.
Fears – UB – Arizona – good hs on high – tkatchev, nice – good hs – clear hip to bail, some body angle on bail catch – good hs on high – DLO, stuck landing. Really nice. 9.700??
Chiles – VT – UCLA – good DTY, chest up on landing, small hop back.
McCabe – UB – Arizona – short first hs – blind to pikled jaeger, super close catch, form, small leg break on bail – a bit shy on hs on high – DLO, hit with a step-salute.
9.975 for Chiles for a non-stuck DTY (what fun!) takes UCLA to a solid 49.400 vault score.
Fear score updated to 9.775. Still seems a bit tight given what we’ve been doing here.
We’re waiting on the final number, but that will be a “let’s pretend it never happened” bars rotation for Arizona.
McCabe goes 9.675 so it ends up as a 48.325.
Fears – BB – Arizona – split jump, good – bhs loso, good form, wobble – full turn, hit – cat leap to side aerial, secure – beat jump to stag ring with an arm wave wobble – 1.5 dismount, holds onto it with a little one-foot lean. 9.725
“anchors things in the leadoff role”
Lashbrooke – FX – UCLA – double tuck, foot flexing, controls the step back – back 1.5 to layout, lower amplitude on layourt, step back to present – switch side to popa – double pike, chest well down, step to the side and looked OOB from our angle. 9.625
Herry – BB – Arizona – full turn, hit – bhs loso, secure – side somi, held under control – straddle jump to straddle 1/2, a bit under split and some check – 1.5 dismount, good stick. 9.875 and they needed it.
Lee – FX – UCLA – now she’s back in the lineup – double tuck, chest up, controls her step back, smooth – front lay to front full, a little soft in the air, good control – switch ring to switch 1/2 – double pike, chest a bit down. Nice. 9.900
Score talk about Herry’s routine.
Deets – BB – Arizona – bhs loso, nice form, small arm wave to cover – full turn, hit – hitch kick to switch side, a little crooked on the split position – cat leap to kickover, arm wave check – switch to gainer full, step back. 9.850
Malabuyo – FX – UCLA – and now she’s up, moved back a spot – double tuck, lovely stick – back 1.5 to layout, maybe a little soft – switch ring to switch 1/2, excellent positions – double pike, controls the step. Good one. 9.925
Mueller – BB – Arizona – side aerial to loso series, huge break, bend at the hips past horizontal – switch to straddle jump is hit – stuck 1.5 dismount, good finish after the large wobble. 9.775 for her, beam scores going high because I had more than that on the wobble alone.
Chiles – FX – UCLA – good high DLO, a little chest forward, hop to present – front tuck through to double tuck, good stick – split leap full to wolf full, good height, around – double pike, well controlled. 9.950
Linton – BB – Arizona – hits wolf double with arm wave check – bhs bhs loso is hit – switch to split, a bit tentative in the switch position – 1.5 dismount, hop forward. 9.875
Campbell – FX – UCLA – FTDT, good control – DID YOU JUST CUT TO A SHOT OF THE CROWD DURING HER DANCE COMBINATION? – front lay to front full, controls the step – double tuck, chest forward with a little hop. 9.900
Castles – BB – Arizona – bhs loso series, good amplitude – switch to split leap, good back leg in the switch – aerial, some feet, arm wave to connect into beat jump – wolf triple, teeters it around – 1.5 dismount, hop forward.
Frazier – FX – UCLA – whip through to double tuck, controls her step back, solid chest up position – split leap full to popa to popa, a little tight in positions but one of her solid completion days – double pike with a shot of Janelle’s blazer – don’t know if “Janelle Blazer” is in the code as a deduction.
Frazier goes 9.900 to take UCLA to 49.575 on floor, meaning just an average beam hit today should take them to that goal score to get back to 5th place.
Arizona 49.225 on beam, which is a nice recovery score there. Could actually still make this one a counter even with bars if they come up with a huge, huge floor score.
Lee – BB – UCLA – full turn, good – bhs loso, small check – switch – straddle, nice straddle position – aerial, wobbles before split jump, broken connection – bhs gainer full, small hop back. Loss of SV there. 9.700
Larusso – FX – Arizona – front 2/1 first pass, controls her step, just some knees – cat leap to side side to popa, overturns the switch side some – back 1.5 to clean front lay, landing snuck up on her a little – rudi, chest down, another solidly controlled step. 9.750
Alipio – BB – UCLA – full turn, hit – aerial to back tuck, connected and secure, chest down on back tuck – split leap to switch 1/2 to beat, good feet – side aerial, keeps arms moving to split jump – gainer tuck full, holds stick with a little lean. 9.875
Deets – FX – Arizona – split ring jump full is around – front lay to front full, some knees – split leap full to popa, good – double tuck, pulls in with a large bounce back, stays in. 9.725
Padurariu – BB – UCLA – candle mount is hit – wolf double, clean, good toes – she’s not just a world championship finalist, she has a silver – side aerial to bhs, hit – switch, solid – beat to sheep, holds it – 1.5 dismount, small movement and some knee position. Good. And it’s 9.950
Mueller – FX – Arizona – double pike, pretty large lunge back – back 1.5 to front lay, controls the step forward – double tuck, under control. 9.750
Chiles – BB – UCLA – aerial, check, no connection – so does bhs loso loso series, secure, flexed feet – switch to wolf jump, excellent – full turn, nice – side aerial, solid – double pike, stickish, maybe small movement, chest down. Good.
Amanda says she didn’t see a single balance check. You mean other than the obvious wobble after the aerial?
Schulz – FX – Arizona – front 2/1 to front tuck, under control, some leg crossing – switch ring and switch side, hit – rudi, under control – good landings, some amplitudes to take. 9.825
How about instead of complaining about a 9.950 being TOO LOW, we identify that the routine had a wobble, and also like three other borderline deductions.
Harris – BB – UCLA – bhs loso bhs, hit – switch to split, little balance adjustment into full turn – good height on switch – kickover front, hit with lean – 1.5 dismount, high, finds the stick. 9.900
Herry – FX – Arizona – double tuck, bounce back – switch 1/2 to popa, nice lift – back 1.5 to front lay, under control, a bit lower on the lay – double pike, well short, chest down and a stagger step forward. 9.725
Malabuyo – BB – UCLA – wolf turn, good – bhs loso, nice foot positions, secure landing – aerial to split jump to korbut, quickly connected – beat to split ring jump, good position – bhs gainer full, holds the stick with a deep bend.
Hargrove – FX – Arizona – FTDT, good height and foot position, mostly controls the bounce back – back 1/2 to front lay, again does her best to keep that back foot down amidst a rebound – switch ring to split full – double tuck, again nice foot positions, bounce back.
So UCLA goes 49.600 on beam to get up to 197.900, which will be a definite counter and move UCLA back to 5th in the rankings.
Arizona won’t get a counting score here, ending up with a 48.875 on floor and a 195.325 total.