Young gymnasts shine at state meet in Rice LakeThe Hudson School of Gymnastics optional level girls’ teams competed in the state meet in Rice Lake March 26. It was a successful day for the both the level 7 and 8 teams.
The Hudson School of Gymnastics optional level girls’ teams competed in the state meet in Rice Lake March 26. It was a successful day for the both the level 7 and 8 teams. All of the girls placed on at least one event and the level 7 team took home the 10th place trophy.
Competing at level 7, Olivia Dunlap placed first in the all-around in her age group with a score of 36.875. She placed first on vault with a 9.425 and first on floor with a 9.175. She took second on bars with an 8.975 and second on beam with a 9.3.
Gabby Hughes placed sixth on beam in her age group with a 9.35 and 14th on floor with an 8.975. She achieved an all-around score of 35.5 which was her best for the season.
Staci Solin took third in the all-around in her age group with a 33.85. She also placed second on beam with an 8.8, third on bars with a 7.35, fourth on floor with an 8.775 and fifth on vault with an 8.925.
Competing at level 8, Kaitlyn Gilson tied for fifth on floor in her age group with a score of 9.2 and finished eighth on beam with a score of 9.1. She also achieved her highest all-around score of the season with a 35.5.
Olivia Koehler took eighth on beam in her age group with a 9.15 and achieved an all-around score of 34.0. Gabriela Cruz placed 10th on floor in her age group with a 9.0 and achieved an all-around score of 34.275. All three level 8 gymnasts qualified for the regional competition in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 17.
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 Street in the St. Croix Business Park. For more information, go to www.hudsongymanstics.com or call (715) 381-8145.