Auburn Gymnastics collects five 1st place wins in Roseville, Calif.

 

AUBURN- The level 3 and 4 teams hit the floor in Roseville, Calif. Sunday earning five first place wins across three age divisions.
The lineup of 1st place medalists include, Gracie Hamilton on beam with a 9.35, Kyla Rector on vault with a 9.425, Summer Huntley on floor and the all-around with a 9.55 on floor and a 36.95 total all-around and Ana Hamilton on beam with a 9.252.
“The girls put up some really big scores and with only one regular season meet left that’s exactly where we want to be,” Coach Haley Christenson-Sain said.

The teams have 15 girls from 7 to 13-years-old who practice their skills and routines from 6 hours a week to 16 hours a week. The coach said their workouts mainly consist of routine training, strength training and flexibility at this level.
“We are in the heat of our season and our team is trained well – when they need to step it up, they do,” Christenson said.
The coach said she is looking for the girls to stay focused and upbeat as they work toward the State Championship meets coming in November and December as they have qualified 70 percent of the teams.
“We encourage the kids to shoot for new goals week after week - we work towards really committing to the routines,” Coach Haley Christenson said. “The kids did great in Roseville and we saw what we are working at practice - that is all we can ask.”
Additional big winners of the day were level 4, Mariah Belman, who took the bronze on then bars with a 9.275 while level 3 Rachael Schrock put up a 9.075 on the bars.
Other stand out performance came from Delaney Stetka on the beam with a 9.1, Frieda Grassmann on bars with an 8.775, Grace Douden on bars with a 8.95, Cecily Pedri on vault with a 8.65, Eleanor Hickman with a 8.05 on beam, Kylie Low with a 7.9 on beam, Hannah Kerry with a 8.575 on the vault, Alexis Buckmeyer with an 8.175 on beam and Myah Denny with a 8.025 on the floor.
“The focus now is back to the gym to keep upbeat and excited for this season,” Christenson said. “We have to have a great attitude and a great work ethic. It goes a long way in this sport.”

 

Auburn Gymnastics Center specializes in teaching gymnastics to children of all ages and abilities and features a special needs gymnastics program that offers scholarships.

Call (530) 823-2031 or go to www.auburn-gymnastics.com for more information.