Christine Lee
© John Cheng

EVERETT, Wash., March 16, 2012 – After the first of two subdivisions at the 2012 Kellogg’s Pacific Rim Championships at Comcast Arena in Everett, Wash., Canada leads the women’s team competition with a score of 219.000, Japan finished second (212.550), and Russia third (210.500). In the senior all-around competition, the Canadians went 1-2-3 with Christine Lee of Canada leading the standings with a score of 57.800. Teammates Kristina Vaculik (55.100) and Victoria Moors (54.850) were second and third, respectively.

In individual event competition, Moors, vault (14.500) and floor exercise (14.750), and Lee, uneven bars (14.550) and balance beam (14.950), posted the highest individual scores of the day in the senior division.

For the juniors, Japan’s Sakura Yumoto posted the highest all-around score of the first subdivision (53.600). Russia’s Maria Kharenkova (52.950) and Ekaterina Baturina (52.350) rounded out the top three.

The high scores on each event were as follows. Vault, Maegan Chant of Canada, 13.750; uneven bars, Yumoto, 13.250; balance beam, Kharenkova, 14.000; floor exercise, Kharenkova, 13.900.