Lexie Priessman
© John Cheng

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Sept. 25, 2011 – Lexie Priessman of Cincinnati, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics, won three gold medals and Amelia Hundley of Hamilton, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics, claimed three medals, dominating three of the four women’s individual event finals at the 2011 Japan Junior International in Yokohama, Japan.

Afterearning the women’s all-around gold medal yesterday, Priessman won three individual titles with top scores on vault (15.825), uneven bars (14.175), and floor exercise (14.425). She also scored 11.425 on balance beam, finishing seventh. Hundley, who placed second in the all-around, took the silver medal on bothvault (14.875) and floor (13.750), and on the bronze for the uneven bars (13.625). She also just missed the medal podium for the balance beam, finishing fourth (11.825).

For the men’s event finals, Adrian de los Angeles of Long Beach, Calif./SCATS Gymnastics, was fifth in both pommel horse (13.450) and the horizontal bar (13.750), sixth on still rings (13.350), seventh on vault (14.850), and eighth on parallel bars (13.400). Sean Melton of Orlando, Fla./Orlando Metro Gymnastics, was fourth on vault (15.250), fifth on parallel bars (13.950), and seventh on floor (13.800). Japan’s men claimed eleven medals, including five gold, four silver and two bronze, with Great Britain earning five medals, and China claiming two.