Young gymnasts find successThe Hudson School of Gymnastics girls competitive compulsory level gymnasts recently completed three meets in the Twin Cities area.
The Hudson School of Gymnastics girls competitive compulsory level gymnasts recently completed three meets in the Twin Cities area.
At the Sept. 26 Flips Fall Hoe Down, the Level 6 team took third place, with Olivia Dunlap placing first in the all-around. Amira Tobasi placed seventh in the all-around, earning an 8.45 on the balance beam. Gymnasts Brianna Kubic, Jacqueline Balsiger, and Madison Rohde also contributed to the Level 6 team success.
The Level 5 team placed second with two Hudson gymnasts, Molly Malecha and Emily Denning placing in the top 10 in the all-around. Malecha earned an 8.725 on the balance beam. Other contributing Level 5 gymnasts included Lily Burke, Karina Gilson, Lizzie Hughes, and Kelsey Miller.
The Level 4 team placed third. Anna Veenendall took fourth in the all-around with a 9.0 on the bars and an 8.9 on the floor exercise. Maia Malchow earned a 9.35 on the vault. Gymnasts Angelina Bronson, Lane Burke, Erika Emerson, Paige Hillman, Cameron Moeller, and Winter Roberts also contributed to the Level 4 placement.
On Oct. 10, the teams competed in the Harvest Invitational. The Level 6 team placed third, the Level 5, second and the Level 4 team, fifth.
Level 6 gymnast Dunlap’s all around score placed her fifth, while Kelsey Miller earned sixth place in the Level 5 all around. Veenendall placed second in the Level 4 all around. Ashley Morgan, Level 4 gymnast, earned a 9.3 on the vault in her first meet.
The three teams traveled to Forest Lake on Oct. 24 for the Ghost and Goblins meet. At this event, the Level 5 and 6 teams placed fifth, with the Level 4 team placing fourth. Level 6 gymnast, Kubic took fourth with her all-around score. She earned an 8.85 on the beam. Dunlap placed first in the Level 6 all -round with a 9.1 on vault, her best event.
Level 5 gymnast Gilson took third in the all-around. She earned an 8.55 on the beam, her best event. Veenendall, Level 4 gymnast, took seventh with her all-around score.
The girls’ levels 4, 5 and 6 are coached by gym owners and coaches Seaok An and her husband Hwichi Kim. Also coaching the girls’ teams is Megan Lund, a River Falls resident.
The Hudson School of Gymnastics is located at 2670 Enloe St. in the St. Croix Business Park. For more information, go to www.hudsongymnastics.com, or call (715) 381-8145.
These teams will be traveling to state qualifying meets in the Madison and Milwaukee areas over the next few weeks.