Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore finished second in the all-around at the Winter Cup Challenge on Saturday.
Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore finished second in the all-around at the Winter Cup Challenge on Saturday. (USA Gymnstics)

Gymnast Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore finished third in the all-around competition at the Winter Cup Challenge on Saturday night at Las Vegas' Riviera Hotel & Casino's Royale Pavilion.

Paul Ruggeri of Manlius, N.Y., won with a combined total of 175.250, ahead of Steven Legendre of Norman, Okla., with 174.700 and Whittenburg, an Edgewood alumnus, with 174.500.

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Whittenburg's best score came on the parallel bars, where he posted a 15.400 in the final rotation. His other scores were 13.850, high bar; 14.950, floor exercise; 13.250, pommel horse; 14.850, still rings; and 15.000, vault.

He won the parallel bars title, posting 30.250.

Whittenburg, a member of the U.S. men's team that won the team bronze medal at the 2014 world championships in Nanning, China, is scheduled to compete in the AT&T American Cup March 7 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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