Ellie Tschumper candid

West Salem's Ellie Tschumper leads the state in Division 2 with her performance of 9.525 on the uneven bars. The West Salem co-op ranks third in Division 2 with its season-best team score of 137.925.


The West Salem co-op gymnastics team ranks third in Division 2 after the Wisconsin High School Gymnastics Association released its second honor roll on Wednesday.

West Salem's score of 137.925 trails only Whitefish Bay (142.275) and River Falls (139.375) and is more than a point ahead of No. 4 Mount Horeb (136.650).

The G-E-T co-op is 14th in Division 2 with a top score of 121.6 this season, and Onalaska's 95.55 give it the No. 19 spot.

Holmen's 134.525 is ninth in Division 1.

West Salem's Ellie Tschumper still leads Division 2 with her score of 9.525 on the uneven bars. Whitefish Bay's Addie Gallun is second at 9.475.

Tschumper and teammate Maria Lyga are part of a three-way tie for third in the Division 2 floor exercise (9.325), and West Salem's Sydney Hammes (9.275) checks in tied for seventh in the same event.

Tschumper is fifth (35.625) and Hammes seventh (34.6) in the Division 2 all-around.

Central/Logan sophomore Caelen Lansing is the top local performer in Division 1 with her 9.575 on the floor exercise fourth-best in the state. Holmen junior Sammie Chapman (9.325) is tied for ninth in the event.

Lansing is also 11th in the all-around (35.75), 16th on the vault (8.975) and tied for 20th on the uneven bars (8.7).


Assistant Sports Editor

Todd Sommerfeldt has covered sports for the La Crosse Tribune since 2003 after doing the same previously in the Fox Cities and Rock County.