SPORTS & FITNESS


(courtesy of Poway Gymnastics)

Gymnasts impress at Gliders Invitational

Gymnasts from Poway Gymnastics wrapped up the Gliders Invitational held at the Ontario Convention Center from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. The Poway gymnasts who competed in the invitational were the excel bronze, silver and gold teams and the level 6, 7 and 8 optional teams. 

The highlight of the Gliders Invitational for Poway Gymnastics is Brandi Kikuno, a level 7 gymnast, with the highest all-around score of any Poway gymnast and her personal best of 37.625, letting her win the all-around in her age division. She scored a 9.425 on vault, a 9.325 on bars, a 9.350 on beam and a 9.525 on floor. 

Others with impressive performances include:

Mallory Hundley (excel gold): 9.600 (bars) 1st place, 9.450 (beam) 2nd place, 36.875 (All-Around) 3rd place

Claire Lee (excel gold): 9.150 (bars) 4th place, 9.150(beam) 6th place, 9.300(Floor) 5th place, 36.350(all-around) 6th place

Alessandra Valencia (excel bronze): 9.150(vault) 5th place, 9.050 (bars) 11th place, 9.350 (beam) 3rd place tie, 36.150 (all-around) 9th place

Eden MacMartin (level 7): 9.150 (bars) 5th place, 9.425 (floor) 3rd place, 36.100 (all-around) 3rd place

(courtesy of Poway Gymnastics)