Havre gymnast Bushard qualifies for national meet
Brandon Bushard of Big Sky Gymnastics in Havre placed seventh all around to earn a trip to the national gymnastics meet April 31 to May 5 in San Diego.
Bushard, who competes in the level two class, is the lone qualifier from Havre. Bushard placed seventh out of 26 competitors in level two with a score of 45.2.
Bushard won the high bar event with a score of 8.15 and earned two sixth-place finishes. He took sixth on the parallel bars with a 7.7 score and on the rings with a 7.7. Bushard also finished 12th on the floor exercise with an 8.05 and 12th on the vault with a 7.55 score. He added a 13th-place finish on the pommel horse with a score of 6.05.
The Big Sky Gymnastics team is in Boise for the regional meet and will return later this week.
Look for complete results from the regional meet in Wednesday's paper.