Youth sports

CLC YMCA gymnasts excel in sectional meet

Russ, Rogers soar to first all-around in respective levels
By Staff | Feb 24, 2014
Courtesy of: Liz Hall Reece Instasi of Waldoboro, a Level 3 gymnast for the Central Lincoln County YMCA team, performs her arabesque on the balance beam.

Biddeford — The Central Lincoln County YMCA gymnastics team traveled Feb. 9 to Biddeford High School for their first sectional meet against the top teams from Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine.

“I was very proud of our USAG team gymnasts," said coach Janice Cormier-Hay. "They each competed at a high level against tough competition and qualified for the Maine State USAG meet today."

Highlights of the meet were Maddy Russ taking first all-around at Level 5 and Kadence Rogers taking first all-around at Level 2.

The individual CLC results were:

Level 2 — Kadence Rogers finished 8.2 on vault, 8.2 on uneven parallel bars, 8.55 on balance beam, 8.75 on floor exercise and first all-around.

Sarah Goldrup finished 7.7 on vault, 8.0 on bars, 8.5 on beam, 8.475 on floor and second all-around.

Level 3, ages 6-8 — Reece Instasi finished 8.8 on the vault, 7.65 on bars, 7.25 on beam and 8.65 on floor.

Level 3, ages 9-10 — Kayla Reardon finished 8.75 on vault, 8.6 on bars, 7.6 on beam and 9.025 on floor.

Level 4, ages 7-9 — Elizabeth Rethman finished 7.9 on vault, 8.8 on bars, 8.95 on beam and 8.8 on floor.

Dakota Gregory finished 7.7 on vault, 8.875 on the bars, 8.875 on the beam and 8.525 on floor.

Erica Johnson finished 8.4 on vault, 8.4 on bars, 8.6 on beam and 8.45 on floor.

Level 5, ages 8 -10 — Maddy Russ finished 8.5 on vault, 9.25 on bars, 9.6 on beam, 9.4 on floor and first all-around.

Reed Gulden finished 8.7 on vault, 8.75 on bars, 9.3 on beam and 8.15 on floor

Level 6 Junior, ages 9-12 — Emma Hall finished 8.8 on vault, 9.3 on bars (2nd), 8.55 on beam and 9.125 on floor.

Level 6 Senior, ages 13 and older — Katie Colomb finished 8.3 on vault, 8.45 on bars, 8.6 on beam and 8.15 on floor.

The team also competed at Old Town on Feb. 22 (those results will appear later).

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