KEYC - Mankato West Gymnasts Heading To State For 2nd Straight Season

Mankato West Gymnasts Heading To State For 2nd Straight Season

Posted: Updated:

Mankato East/Loyola played host to this year's Section 2A gymnastics meet.

Last year, the Mankato West Scarlets took the top spot punching their ticket to state for the first time in school history as a team.

This year, the Scarlets had another strong showing.

Mikaela Sellner impressed on the floor earning her a 3rd place finish in the event.

That solid showing helped the West senior to 3rd place in the all around competition scoring 36.400.

Mikaela's younger sister, Taryn ... who's only a freshman ... by the way ... earned the top spot with her floor routine.

The younger Sellner even nabbed first place in the all–around.

The Sellner sisters performances along with the rest of the Scarlet squad earned Mankato West a return trip to the state tournament!

The Scarlets are your Section 2A Champions with a final team score of 142.75 points.

They'll compete at the state meet next Friday and Saturday.

Congratulations Scarlets!

Waconia came in 2nd New Ulm placed 3rd, and the hosting Mankato East/Loyola Cougars finished 7th.

--KEYC News 12 Sports 

  • KEYC News 12 SportsSportsMore>>

  • Spartans Shutout Scarlets 3-0

    Spartans Shutout Scarlets 3-0

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:54 PM EST2018-01-17 04:54:55 GMT

    The Mankato West boy's hockey team battled the Rochester Mayo Spartans on Tuesday night at All Seasons Arena. Mayo beat West 3-0.

    The Mankato West boy's hockey team battled the Rochester Mayo Spartans on Tuesday night at All Seasons Arena. Mayo beat West 3-0.

  • Scarlets Soar Past Tigers

    Scarlets Soar Past Tigers

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-01-17 04:53:21 GMT

    The Mankato West girl's basketball team topped Albert Lea 90-49 on Tuesday night in Mankato.

    The Mankato West girl's basketball team topped Albert Lea 90-49 on Tuesday night in Mankato.

  • Crusaders Beat Bulldogs 60-51

    Crusaders Beat Bulldogs 60-51

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:52 PM EST2018-01-17 04:52:09 GMT

    Mankato Loyola played host to Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton on Tuesday night.  Hunter Westman led all-scorers with 25-points in Loyola's 60-51 win.

    Mankato Loyola played host to Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton on Tuesday night.  Hunter Westman led all-scorers with 25-points in Loyola's 60-51 win.

  • Cougars Drop New Prague 3-1

    Cougars Drop New Prague 3-1

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:42 PM EST2018-01-17 04:42:27 GMT

    Mankato East has been stellar against Big 9 competition

    Mankato East has been stellar against Big 9 competition

  • Fans Stoked for First Playoff Game at U.S. Bank Stadium

    Fans Stoked for First Playoff Game at U.S. Bank Stadium

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 4:18 PM EST2018-01-16 21:18:51 GMT
    Vikings fans up in the Twin Cities got the chance to witness history on Sunday as the purple and gold played host to their first ever post season contest at U.S. Bank Stadium. KEYC News 12 Sports Director, Claire Dau was up in Minneapolis for the big game and has more from the fans.
    Vikings fans up in the Twin Cities got the chance to witness history on Sunday as the purple and gold played host to their first ever post season contest at U.S. Bank Stadium. KEYC News 12 Sports Director, Claire Dau was up in Minneapolis for the big game and has more from the fans.
  • #5 Cougars Notch 12th Win of the Season

    #5 Cougars Notch 12th Win of the Season

    Sunday, January 14 2018 1:15 AM EST2018-01-14 06:15:05 GMT

    Mankato East tops #4 Marshall, 73-68.

    Mankato East tops #4 Marshall, 73-68.

  • Mavs Crush Dragons 36-9

    Mavs Crush Dragons 36-9

    Saturday, January 13 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-01-13 05:10:53 GMT

    MSU bounces back from first loss of the year with a dominating victory over Moorhead

    MSU bounces back from first loss of the year with a dominating victory over Moorhead

  • Mavs Dominate at Minnesota State Invite

    Mavs Dominate at Minnesota State Invite

    Saturday, January 13 2018 12:09 AM EST2018-01-13 05:09:15 GMT

    Logan Bristol wins the men's high jump Friday afternoon.

    Logan Bristol wins the men's high jump Friday afternoon.