1. Simone Biles, Spring, Texas, 61.700
2. Kyla Ross, Aliso Viejo, Calif., 60.050
3. Maggie Nichols, Little Canada, Minn., 57.600
4. Rachel Gowey, Urbandale, Iowa, 57.000
5. MyKayla Skinner, Gilbert, Ariz., 56.150
6. Amelia Hundley, Hamilton, Ohio, 55.450
7. Alyssa Baumann, Plano, Texas, 54.750
1. Ashton Locklear, Hamlet, N.C., 15.700
2. Madison Kocian, Dallas, Texas, 15.400
3. Kyla Ross, Aliso Viejo, Calif., 15.000
4. Simone Biles, Spring, Texas, 14.750
5. Maggie Nichols, Little Canada, Minn., 14.700
6. Veronica Hults, Coppell, Texas, 14.500
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Ashton’s E-score was a fair bit too high. Still, she’s one of the best Bar routines in the USA.
Biles, 17, scored 61.7 points at the tune-up meet in Hoffman Estates, Ill., beating 2012 Olympian and reigning World all-around silver medalist Kyla Ross by 1.65.
“I just came in here with a positive mind, and I’ve been out for a while, so I just tried to hit all four and have fun with it,” Biles said on Universal Sports.
“I hope [U.S. National Team coordinator Martha Karolyi] was smiling.” …
Biles and Ross will be the headliners at the P&G Championships, Aug. 21-24 in Pittsburgh. The team for October’s World Championships in Nanning, China, will be named later this summer. …