© John Cheng

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Sept. 25, 2011 – Lexie Priessman of Cincinnati, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics, and Amelia Hundley of Hamilton, Ohio/CincinnatiGymnastics, won the gold and silver medals, respectively, in the women’s all-around at the 2011 Japan Junior International in Yokohama, Japan. All four U.S. gymnasts – Priessman, Hundley and the USA’s two men, Adrian de los Angeles of Long Beach, Calif./SCATS Gymnastics, and Sean Melton of Orlando, Fla./Orlando Metro Gymnastics – will compete in the individual event finals on Sept. 26.

In tomorrow’s event finals, both Priessman and Hundley qualified for all four event finals (vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise). De los Angeles will compete on the pommel horse, still rings, parallel bars and horizontal bar, while Melton will compete on floor exercise, vault, and parallel bars.

In the all-around, Priessman won the title with her 55.700 and had the top score on both vault (15.800) and floor exercise (13.800). She also earned a 13.300 on the uneven bars and 12.800 on beam. Hundley was second in the all-around at 54.100 and had the second best scores on both vault (14.800) and floor (13.450). Her other individual scores were 13.050 on the uneven bars, and 12.800 on the balance beam.

For the men, Adrian de los Angeles, 17, was sixth in the all-around with a score of 82.300 and Sean Melton, 16, finished eighth with an 81.550.