Ramos wins two in Air Force victory
Falcons won four of six event titles to defeat the Black Knights
WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Posting its second-highest score of the season, No. 11 Air Force defeated No. 15 Army, 334.000-326.500, on Friday in West Point, N.Y. Josh Ramos, Corbin Palmer and James Okamoto combined to win four of the six event titles, as the Falcons bettered the Black Knights for the second consecutive week.
Ramos won the floor exercise (14.700) and parallel bars (14.900), while Palmer took first on the vault (14.400) and Okamoto won the high bar (14.000). Okamoto, whose score on the high bar was the 0.100 off of his personal best, was the runner-up on the pommel horse with a 14.000. Ramos also claimed top-five finishes on the vault (14.100, third) and high bar (13.100, fifth), while Palmer finished third on the high bar (13.600) and fourth on both the floor exercise (14.400) and parallel bars (13.900).
Freshman Nick Gaudlip scored a 14.700 to finish second, while also earning a fourth-place nod on the high bar (13.400). Classmate Gared Chapman was the runner-up on the still rings with a score of 14.300. Sophomore Ben Zaiser tied for third on the still rings (14.000), while freshman Skyler Awisus earned the same placement on the parallel bars (14.000). Senior Devin Menefee tied for fourth on the still rings (14.000), Mac Ritchie finished fifth on both the rings (13.900) and parallel bars (13.800), and Patrick Duffy rounded out the top-five finishers with a fifth-place score of 12.900 on the pommel horse.