King tops Georgetown in final home meet

Photo: Qyntia Parks-Lewis
Photo: Qyntia Parks-Lewis

BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their final home meet of the season, the King University acrobatics and tumbling team earned their second win of the year, defeating Georgetown College (Ky.). The Tornado posted a program-best in the team event, taking the meet 271.035-213.320.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: King 271.035, Georgetown 213.320
LOCATION: Student Center Complex; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 2-4; Georgetown 1-6

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • King opened the meet with a score of 36.70 in the compulsory event, gaining the lead as Georgetown scored 27.95 points.
  • In the acro event, the King group of Tosha Banks, Cassidy Davis, Maya Fuller and Maya Hines matched a program-high with a heat two score of 9.85.
  • King scored a season-high 29.05 in the acro event, extending their lead as Georgetown scored 20.40 in the event.
  • At halftime, King held a 94.90-72.15, scoring 29.15 in the pyramid event while the Tigers scored 23.80.
  • Out of the break, King posted a score of 27.10 in the toss event while Georgetown scored 23.80.
  • In the tumbling aerial pass, Sonia Stone set a new program standard with a score of 9.775.
  • The Tornado scored 53.275 in the tumbling event, the third highest score in program history.
  • Georgetown tallied 40.250 points in the tumbling event, giving King a 175.275-136.200 lead going into the team event.
  • The Tigers finished with a team event score of 77.12 for a meet total of 213.320.
  • King posted a program-high 95.76 points in the team event, giving the Tornado 271.035 points, their second highest in program history.

UP NEXT

  • King will have to wait to see if they qualified for the National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Championships. The national championships are scheduled to take place April 27-29 in Azusa, Calif.