Young gymnasts off to good startGymnastics girls’ teams competed in two meets in the month of October. On Oct. 9, the compulsory level teams participated in the Rose Invitational in Roseville, Minn. On Saturday, Oct. 23, the teams competed in their first in-house “Friends and Family” meet.
Gymnastics girls’ teams competed in two meets in the month of October.
On Oct. 9, the compulsory level teams participated in the Rose Invitational in Roseville, Minn. The level 4 team placed fourth. Paige Hillman took seventh place in the all-around with a score of 34.9. Ashley Hay earned an impressive score of 9.425 on the vault.
The level 5 team came in third at the Rose Invitational. Level 5 gymnast, Karina Gilson took third place in the all-around with a score of 34.55, while Emily Denning earned an all-around score of 33.925 to finish ninth.
The level 6 team also placed third with Jacqueline Balsiger earning a first-place all-around score of 35.75. Madison Rhode and Kelsey Miller also contributed to the Level 6 team’s success.
On Saturday, Oct. 23, the teams competed in their first in-house “Friends and Family” meet. This event served as an unofficial meet to maintain their competitive motion during a several week period without scheduled state qualifying meets. Many friends and family members came to the gym to support the teams. At this meet the compulsory and optionals teams competed.
The compulsory level 5 and 6 teams will be traveling to Fitchburg for their next meet Nov. 6-7.
The girls’ competitive compulsory and optional teams are coached by gym owners and world-class coaches Seaok An and her husband Hwichul Kim. Also coaching the girls’ teams are Megan Lund, Staci Solin, Ellen Clauss and Tina Thompson.
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.