High School Trials to Provincials

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The Campbell River Gymnastics Association had 5 girls go to the trials for the High School Provincial Championships held in Port Alberni.
The girls were representing their high schools. 4 athletes from Carihi and one from Timberline.
The girls did an excellent job qualifying four of the girls for the High school Provincials that will be later this month in Burnaby.
Highlights included Jasmine Duguay from Carihi capturing the Silver medal on bars, winning the Bronze on the vault and coming home with the Silver medal in the All Around competition in the level 3 division.
Leah Anderson from Timberline won the Silver medals on both vault and the floor to finish up in 4th place in the All Around.
Jillian Frank from Carihi captured the Bronze medals on both bars and beam finishing up in 6th place in the All Around and Ruby Nickoloff took two 4th place ribbons, one on bars and one on the floor to come home in 7th place in the All Around.
In the level 2 division Jade Mackenzie representing Carihi captured a 7th place finish on the vault and an 8th place finish on the beam finishing in 12th place in the All Around.
Congratulations athletes and good luck at the Provincials!

CR Gymnastics thrive in Comox

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30 Athletes from the CR Gymnastics Association represented out club at the annual Pajama Meet held in Comox. Our athletes had a very strong performance coming home with 4 all around champions, 8 more on the podium for top 3 all around finishes, over 60 combined medals and numerous ribbons.“The athletes are stepping up when they get chances and it is fun to watch them perform!”, Coach Sader proclaimed.
New skills for the athletes include Brooklyn Batch performing her roundoff back layout off beam for the first time. Riley Michael added a back tuck flyaway off the p-bars along with a Sivado on the pommel horse, a back layout half turn off the rings and a back full on the floor.
Nathan Kerluck added a free hip to handstand and a giant to his high bar routine. Here is the full results for our club.

Level 1 boys
In Level 1 boys usually compete against a standard (everyone getting Gold, Silver or Bronze) however at this meet the Level 1’s competed for placements.
Lucas Pesicka won a silver medal on vault, placed 4th on floor, finished in 5th spot on pommel, rings, p-bars and high bar to come home in 5th place in the all around.

Level 3 boys
Nathan Kerluck captured the Gold medals on all six apparatus including coming home as the All Around Champion!! Congrats!
Jack Martin won the silver medals on floor, rings and vault and came home with the Silver medal in the all around!
Liam Barber tied for the Silver medal on the floor, captured the bronze medals on pommel horse, rings and vault to come home with the bronze medal in the all around.

Level 4 boys
Riley Michael captured the Gold medals on all six apparatus becoming the All Around Champion!! Congrats!!

Women’s levels JO= Junior Olympic

JO level 3 born in 2006
Sierra Goddyn won a 7th place ribbon on the vault, placed 10th on both bars and beam and finished in 12th on the floor to come home in 12th place in the all around.

JO level 3 born in 2007-2008
Thea Gavel won a silver medal on the vault, captured the bronze on floor, placed 6th on bars and 8th on the beam to come home in 7th place in the all around.
Ayla Wheatley captured the bronze medal on the vault, placed 8th on the bars and floor, and finished in 9th on beam to come home in 9th place in the all around.

JO level 4 born in 2003-2004
Kaitlynn Beaulieau won the bronze medal on beam, placed 5th on the floor, finished in 6th place on both vault and bars to come home in 5th place in the all around.
Amanda Henderson captured a bronze medal on vault, placed 8th on bars, finished 9th on both beam and floor to come home tied for 8th all around.
Melody Bedard took 7th place ribbons on both vault and beam, placed 8th on the floor, finished 9th on the bars to come home in a tie for 8th in the all around.

JO level 4 born in 2005
Michaela Pontious won the 4th place ribbon on beam, took 5th on vault, placed 6th on floor and 9th on bars to come home in 6th place in the all around.

JO level 4 born in 2006-2007
Katrina Dion won the 4th place ribbon on the vault, placed 7th on both bars and floor and came home in 11th on beam to come home in 10th place in the all around.

JO Level 5 all ages
Jadea Wilson captured the gold medal on the bars, won the silver medals on both beam and floor, placed 4th on the vault to come home as the All Around Champion!!! Congrats!!
Shea Bridgen won the gold medal on the floor, captured the silver medal on vault, placed 4th on beam and finished 5th on bars to come home in 3rd place in the all around.
Alexandra Smith captured the silver medal on bars, placed 5th on floor, took home 6th place ribbons on both vault and beam to come home in 4th place in the all around.

Campbell River Gymnasts medal at BC Games

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Three girls from the Campbell River Gymnastics Association represented Zone 6 at the BC Winter Games held in Penticton February 24th to the 28th.
The girls had an outstanding competition capturing the Silver medal as a team (six athletes per team) going up against the powerhouse mainland teams. The girls, accompanied by two Nanaimo athletes and a girl from Duncan, were only .175 away from the gold medal.
The team had an excellent competition and matched up well with other teams. CRGA individual highlights included Reese Wheeldon capturing the Bronze medal in the All Around competition and adding a 4th place finish on beam in the Finals as well as posting the top score on vault in the prelims before finishing in 7th place during the Finals. Brooklyn Batch scored a monster 9.65 to head into finals on bars in first place having a great bar routine to capture the bronze medal in the finals.
Nya Chailler also finished in 6th place in the All Around competition and took the 6th place ribbon on the vault in finals. Nya also qualified for finals on the floor and the beam. A job well done!!