Johnson, the 2006
2007 Pan American Games team gold-medalist Ivana Hong of Blue Springs, Mo., is second in the all-around with a score of 60.150, followed by 2007 U.S. Classic all-around champion Bridget Sloan of Pittsboro, Ind., at 59.450.
"The crowd here was so supportive,” Hong said. “It felt good trying my new vault and floor skills with such a great crowd. I expected to be right where I am in the rankings. I love to grab people
2005 floor exercise world gold-medalist Alicia Sacramone of Winchester, Mass., had the top score on vault with a 15.450, while 2005 world uneven bars champion Nastia Liukin of Parker, Texas, earned the highest uneven bars score of the night with a 15.350.
The senior women’s all-around and individual event champions (except vault) will be determined by totaling each gymnast’s scores from both sessions. Only athletes who perform two vaults on both days of competition are eligible for a vault award. The vault score used to determine medals is the average of the two vaults.
In the junior division, 2007 Pan American Games all-around silver-medalist Rebecca Bross of
Despite a fall on bars, Bross held her lead with scores of 14.75 on vault, 13.85 on bars, 15.05 on beam and 15.30 on floor. She also posted the highest scores of the division on both vault (Yurchenko double full) and floor.