Rockford conducted its first meet at a new gymnastics training and competing facility at the middle school Thursday against Watertown-Mayer.
The Rockets scored 118 points in the loss to WM, but rebounded to post a score of 123.6 Saturday when placing third out of six teams at the Byron Invitational.
At Byron Amber Sahli placed third in the all-around. Julia Dalluge was third on vault with Heidi Trandahl fifth. Dalluge also placed third on the uneven bars. Rachel Selly finished fourth on balance beam.
Coach Jessica Johnson said at Byron there was a spread of .6 of a point between the third and sixth place teams. She adds, “We talk about how it is the little things that make the biggest difference.”
The next and last home meet in the new facility is 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20. The remaining seven meets are on the road.