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Springfield “A” Cops the New England Men’s Gymnastics Invitational Championships

Springfield, Mass. — March 17, 2012 — The Springfield College “A” team won the New England Men’s Gymnastics Invitational Championships this afternoon at SC’s Blake Arena. The Pride scored 321.800 points, ahead of the second-place Daggets “A” at 300.700. Senior Ty Evans captured the all-around at 80.100 in his last competitive meet in Blake.

Evans finished first in the parallel bars (14.400), second in the floor exercise (14.100), second in the high bar (13.600), and tied for fourth in the still rings (13.600).

Others from Springfield “A” winning events were sophomore Ryan Ponce (Tolland, Conn.) in the still rings (14.800), freshman Pat Ryther (Boston, Mass.) in the pommel horse (13.100), and junior Jimmy Pezzino (Buffalo, N.Y.) in the vault (14.400).

Partial teams participating today included Tumble Town Gymnastics, Ellis School of Gymnastics, Boston University Club Gymnastics, R&R Gymnastics, University of Southern Maine, and the Pride.

Final Score: Springfield “A” 321.800, Daggets “A” 300.700, Ellis 268.300, UVermont 180.400

All-Around
1) Ty Evans (SC) — 80.100
2) Derek Turanto (R&R) — 75.400
T3) Peter Dagget (Daggets “A” — 73.800
T3) Ethan Pratt (R&R) — 73.800
5) Shawn Herzog (Daggets “A”) — 73.400
6) Cameron Tang (Daggets “A”) — 73.300

Floor Exercise
1) John Deaton (Daggets “A”) — 14.200
2) Ty Evans (SC) — 14.100
T3) Matt Tocchio (Pride) — 14.000
T3) Jimm Pezzino (SC) — 14.000
5) Ian Stratton (SC) — 13.900
6) Alex McCabe (SC) — 13.700

Pommel Horse
1) Pat Ryther (SC) — 13.100
2) Joe Gianino (SC “B”) — 12.900
3) Derek Turanto (R&R) — 12.800
T4) Billy Chin (SC “B”) — 12.300
T4) John Deaton (Daggets “A”) — 12.300
6) Rich Ruggerio (SC) — 12.200

Still Rings
1) Ryan Ponce (SC) — 14.800
2) Kevin Miner (SC) — 14.000
3) Jeff White (SC) — 13.800
T4) Dan DiBenedeto (Daggets “A”) — 13.600
T4) Ty Evans (SC) — 13.600
6) Peter Dagget (Daggets “A”) — 13.500

Vault
1) Jimmy Pezzino (SC) — 14.400
2) John Deaton (Daggets “A”) — 14.200
3) Billy Callhan (Ellis) — 13.800
T4) Andy Grabowski (SC) — 13.600
T4) Sam Docherty (SC) — 13.600
T4) Chris Jost (SC) — 13.600

Parallel Bars
1) Ty Evans (SC) — 14.400
2) John Deaton (Daggets “A”) — 13.700
3) Ryan Ponce (SC) — 13.300
T4) Billy Callahan (Ellis) — 13.200)
T4) Kevin Miner (SC) — 13.200
6) Ethan Pratt (R&R) — 13.000

High Bar
1) John Deaton (Daggets “A”) — 13.900
2) Ty Evans (SC) — 13.600
3) Blake Ellis (Ellis) — 13.400
4) Ian Stratton (SC) — 13.000
5) Jimmy Pezzino (SC) — 12.900
6) Derek Turanto (R&R) — 12.800