05. February 2011  
Las Vegas/Nev. / USA  
Artistic Gymnastics

Jake Dalton won US Winter Cup Challenge

* US Gymnastics--: 2011 – 2009 World team member Jake Dalton of Reno, Nev., won the all-around in the 2011 Winter Cup Challenge at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Sports Center. The win secures Dalton one of eight open spots on the 2011 U.S. National Team until the 2011 Visa Championships, Aug. 17-20, in St. Paul, Minn.
Dalton, who competes for the University of Oklahoma, posted a combined, two-day all-around score of 176.250.
2010 World horizontal bar finalist Danell Leyva of Miami/Team Hilton HHonors, finished in second in the all-around with a score of 175.150. Leyva also won two event titles, parallel bars (31.600) and horizontal bar (30.900).
CJ Maestas took third in the all-around at 172.750 and won the still rings title (31.000). Rounding out the top five are Naddour in fourth (170.750) and Elkind in fifth (170.600).