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Four Win Titles at No. 18 Boise State

Mar 12, 2021

Final Results

BOISE, Idaho - The No. 10 Gym Devils took home vault, beam, floor, and all-around titles as they came up short at No. 18 Boise State by a narrow 196.700 to 196.750 margin in a back-and-forth meet to end the regular season. 

Notable Stats

  • Arizona State (5-5) notched another solid road score at Boise State (9-2), its second highest road score of the season. 
  • The Gym Devils scored over a 49.000 on all four events for the fifth time in 2021. They added to their streak of reaching that mark on bars for the 14th meet in a row, extending that program record.
  • Sophomore Hannah Scharf had another solid outing for the Sun Devils. She won event titles on floor and in the all-around, her fifth on floor (9.925) and seventh in the all-around (39.475). She started her night by earning a career-high 9.900 on bars. She has scored a 9.900 or better on at least one event for six meets in a row. On floor, she has not scored below a 9.850 in the last nine meets and has notched a 9.900-plus six times.
  • Senior Cairo Leonard-Baker won her second floor title of the season with a 9.925, matching her season best. She scored a 9.900 on bars for the fourth meet in a row. She has earned at least a 9.900 in any event for six straight meets. This is also her fourth meet with multiple scores of 9.900 or better this season.
  • Freshman Anaya Smith won her fifth-consecutive vault title, sixth this season. She earned a 9.875 for her vault. For the last seven meets, she has not scored below a 9.875.
  • On beam, freshman Emily White won the title with a 9.875, her second beam win. A steady presence in this event, she has earned at least a 9.825 in all but one of her routines this season.
  • Freshman Cassi Barbanente made her collegiate debut on bars, scoring a 9.775.

Final Results
1. Boise State, 196.750
2. Arizona State, 196.700

Rotation One: Bars, 49.250
The Gym Devils led after the first rotation with a 49.250, the 14th meet in a row above a 49.000. Sophomore Hannah Scharf started her strong night by scoring a career-high 9.900. Senior Cairo Leonard-Baker also added a 9.900, her fourth meet in a row scoring a 9.900 in this event. Sophomore Juliette Boyer added a strong 9.875.

Rotation Two: Vault, 49.050
The Sun Devils continued their streak of scoring a 49.000-plus, the sixth straight meet reaching that mark. Anaya Smith won her fifth-consecutive vault title with a score of 9.875. Leonard-Baker contributed a 9.850 and Scharf a 9.800.

Rotation Three: Floor, 49.300
The Gym Devils went into the floor rotation tied with the Broncos 98.300. The floor squad came in strong and scored a huge 49.300 to take the lead. Scharf and Leonard-Baker led the team, both scoring a 9.925. Boyer and freshman Sarah Clark both earned a 9.850 to chip in solid scores. 

Rotation Four: Beam, 49.100
After the solid floor rotation, the Sun Devils were leading the Broncos, but the home team came up big to win the meet in the final rotation. Freshman Emily White won the beam title with a 9.875. Junior Megan Thompson and Scharf also added 9.850s to surpass the 49.000 mark, but due to a fall in the lineup, the team had to count two scores below a 9.800.

Up Next 
Arizona State will compete at the Pac-12 Championships next weekend at the Maverik Center in Utah on Saturday, March 20. The meet will be live on the Pac-12 Network.