SPORTS & FITNESS


Young gymnasts start year strong

Young competitors from Poway Gymnastics started their spring season and came in with a bang. Here are results from the Gymcats Fabulous Vegas Cup 2020 held Jan. 10-12 in Nevada.

As a team, Xcel Bronze from Poway Gymnastics won 1st place and Xcel Gold won 3rd place.

Emily Hays (Xcel Bronze): 1st place vault with a 9.675, 2nd place bars with a 9.350, 1st place beam with a 9.725, 1st place floor with a 9.525 and 1st place all around with a 38.275. It was her first meet ever!

Kari Kohlbrecher (Xcel Bronze): 2nd place vault with a 9.600, 3rd place bars with a 9.300, 3rd place beam with a 9.475, 2nd place on floor with a 9.500 and 2nd place all around with a 37.725. It was her first meet ever!

Claire Lee (Xcel Gold): 2nd place vault with a 9.175, 1st place bars 9.500, 1st place on floor with a 9.5 and 1st place all around with a 37.100

Brandi Kikuno (Level 8): tied for 1st place vault with a 9.125, 1st place bars with a 9.500, 2nd place beam with a 9.400 and 2nd place all around with a 37.050

Alessandra Verdugo (Xcel Bronze): 1st place floor with a 9.150, tied for third place on bars with a 9.200, 1st place on beam with a 9.325, 1st place on floor with a 9.175 and 1st place all around with a 36.850. It was her first meet ever!

Tasha Jeleniowski (Level 4): tied for 3rd place with a 9.250, 1st on beam with a 9.525, and second place all around with a 36.625

Emmabelle Connoly (Level 6): 2nd on beam with a 9.475, 1st on floor with a 9.55 and 3rd all around with a 36.000

Madeline Heikkila (Level 6): 1st on vault with a 9.300, 1st on beam with a 9.350 and 3rd all around with a 35.750

Naomi Tran (level 4): 1st on beam with a 9.725, 1st on floor with a 9.525, and tied for 3rd on bars with a 9.250

Genevieve Angulo (Level 3): tied for 2nd on vault with a 9.250 and tied for 3rd on bars with a 9.150

Alyson Stuart (Level 3): 2nd on bars with a 9.200

Mia Stoughton (Xcel Gold): tied for 3rd on vault with a 9.500, 2nd on floor with a 9.375

Mallory Hundley (Xcel Gold): tied for 3rd on vault with a 9.500, and 1st on bars with a 9.9

Anela Rhe Jakosalum (Xcel Gold): 1st on vault with a 9.4

Eden MacMartin (level 7): 9.550 on floor