Freshman Kristin Fisch had another great day while participating in the Niles North Sectionals. She placed second in Floor Exercise with a score of 9.30, which automatically advanced her to the IHSA Girls' Gymnastics State Tournament in that event.
The top five competitors in each event advance to the next stage automatically. In a tightly-bunched crowd, first place went to Sophomore Jessica Hartley from Glenbrook South, who was a mere .05 ahead of Kristin. Senior Emma Jane Rohrer of New Trier posted the same score as Fisch and Sophomore Maeve Murdock of New Trier was fourth at 9.25, while Senior Orly Hirsch (Deerfield) and Freshman Lyndsey Basara (Carmel) both scored a 9.225.
01/22/18 The Scouts missed second place at a home quad meet by .4! Carmel placed first with a score of 145.05. Lake Zurich (136.60) was second, Lake Forest (136.20) was a close third. Waukegan (36.40) was fourth.
Highlights for the Scouts: Kristen Fisch - first in balance beam (9.35), second in floor exercise (9.45), third in vault (9.40), fourth in all-around (36.10) Gianna Pasquesi - fourth in uneven bars (8.70), fifth in balance beam (8.95)
01/13/18 Highlights for the Scouts at Lake County Invite: Season High Score: 135.2 Kristin Fisch: First-place finish on beam 9.5, third-place finish on vault 9.4, fifth-place finish on bars 8.85, fifth-place finish on floor 9.1, third-place finish on all-around 36.85
Gianna Pasquesi: seventh place on bars 8.7, eighteenth on all-around 33.3
11/29/17 LFHS 130.35 - Warren 128.05 The Scouts opened the season at home with a victory over Warren. Highlights: Freshmen Kristin Fisch placed first on vault (9.4), bars (9.25), floor (9.0) and All around (35.7) Freshmen Gianna Pasquesi placed first on bars (8.35), third on beam (8.65), third on floor (8.55) and second on All Around (33.8)
Coach Miles started coaching gymnastics at LFHS during the 1996-97 school year and coached full-time for 11 seasons. She switched to part-time for two seasons while raising 2 small daughters. Coach Miles came back to coaching the Junior Varsity full-time once again in 2013-14 and is happy to now be the Head Girls Varsity coach.
Megan received her BA in Psychology from Wheaton College and a M.Ed degree from Loyola University in Chicago. She works in the Counseling Department at LFHS as a College and Career Counselor.